Who says Maldives is just for honeymooners? White sandy beaches, crystal-clear turquoise waters, glow-in-the-dark beach… Maldives has officially become our new dream destination for that perfect beach getaway! This little slice of paradise welcomes thousands of travellers every year. And we bet that you didn’t know that Islam is the official state religion of Maldives!

Need more reasons to book your trip to Maldives? Allow us to convince you here!

We’ve done the research and were pleasantly surprised to find that these resorts actually cater to the needs of Muslim travellers! Imagine private pools, delicious halal food, prayer facilities and private spa services! The resorts listed in this article have them all!

Note: All prices are based on our Agoda search for the period of 4 – 10 December 2018.

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1. Conrad Rangali

Maldives is sunny all year round. But the best time to visit is between October to April when the weather is perfect 24/7. If you’re planning to visit Maldives this year end, consider staying at Conrad Rangali. While it may be a little pricey, the amazing resort is worth the splurge 😉

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Located in the heart of the Indian Ocean, the luxury resort offers the best diving, whale shark sighting and coral reefs snorkelling experiences. It’s the perfect place to immerse yourself in the crystal clear blue sea, and getting up close with the diverse nature! 😍

HHWT Maldives Resorts Conrad Rangali Villa with Private PoolCredit: Conrad Maldives Rangali

Price: USD 600

Halal dining options: Yes
Villa and pool privacy: Yes
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: Yes
Spa: Private female and male treatment rooms

Highlights

  • The Spa Treat and the Over-water Spa experience
  • Manta Ray watching & Whale Shark snorkelling
  • Glass bottomed boat trips
  • Night fishing and deep sea fishing experiences

Click here to book!

2. Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru

The Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru is a secluded paradise – great for romantic getaways. The resort has professional diving instructors at the ready to give you the best personalised diving experience! 🤗

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For that first unforgettable trip to Maldives, relax and unwind at this resort where sundecks are aplenty and massages are available at your door. 😉

HHWT Maldives Resorts Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru Oceanview Pool Villa Private PoolCredit: Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru

Price: USD 774

Halal dining options: Yes
Villa and pool privacy: Yes
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: Yes
Spa: Female therapists and private spa rooms

Highlights

  • Water sports centre
  • Health and fitness centre
  • PADI Gold Palm 5-star Resort Dive Centre
  • Banyan Velaa- A 30-metre classic flagged double-mast yatch

Click here to book!

3. Six Senses Laamu

Seating on the privately-owned Olhuveli Island, this resort screams exclusivity. With an eco-friendly environment, you’ll be surrounded by green vegetation and calm, blue waters.

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Here, you can either opt for a beach villa or an overwater villa. Can you just imagine the sunrise and sunset views from your villa? ⛅️

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Price: USD 688

Halal dining options: Yes
Villa and pool privacy: Semi-private
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Unfortunately, we were unable to confirm this.
Alcohol-free villas: Yes
Spa: Female spa therapists

Highlights

  • Diving experiences
  • Surfing
  • Private desert island experiences
  • Six Senses spa

Click here to book!

4. Jumeirah Vittaveli

Just a mere 20 minute car ride from the airport, what’s different about Jumeirah Vittaveli resort is the open-concept layout that lets you ultimately enjoy stunning sea views and fresh sea breeze. 💁

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Choose to relax by the pool, the beach or join in on the daily yoga class that takes place in their lush gardens. If you’re planning to bring your child with you, then this resort is perfect for your kids! With the largest kids’ club in Maldives on site, your children will have loads to keep them entertained in a safe environment 😄

HHWT Maldives Resorts Jumeirah Vittaveli Water VillasCredit: Jumeirah Vittaveli

Price: USD 532

Halal dining options: Yes
Villa and pool privacy: Yes
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: Yes
Spa: Private spa treatment rooms

Highlights

  • Well-equipped overwater gym
  • Children’s club and play area
  • Activities such as water sports, yoga, and diving
  • Talise spa

Click here to book!

5. Shangri La Villingili

A household name for many, Shangri-La Villingili Resort & Spa is always fully booked. And there’s a good reason why. This resort is set in an eco-friendly setting with natural foliage and open boutique-styled villas sitting among the banyan trees. 😍

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Relax with the cool sea breeze under the shady trees – you’ll definitely feel like you’re one with nature ❤️

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Price: USD 700

Halal dining options: Yes
Villa and pool privacy: Yes (Private infinity pool)
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: Yes
Spa: Female spa therapists

Highlights

  • CHI Spa
  • PADI Dive Centre
  • Nature trails, guided walks, and bike tours
  • Deep sea fishing and water sports

Click here to book!

6. Cheval Blank Randheli

For intimate getaway with your loved one, you’d have to take a 40-minute seaplane journey north of Malé to get to this resort (it doesn’t get anymore private than this!) 😮

HHWT Maldives Resorts Cheval Blanc Randheli

Wake up to the view of the private lagoon, join the moon-lit yoga class or have a deserted island adventure here with activities all personalised to suit your need. Make the best of your special getaway with Cheval Blanc Randheli’s services that can even help plan surprises for your partner 😉

HHWT Maldives Resorts Cheval Blanc Randheli Villa Private Pool
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Price: USD 620

Halal dining options: Yes
Villa and pool privacy: Yes (Private infinity pool)
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: Yes
Spa: 6 treatment villas for couples and singles

Highlights

  • PADI certified 5-star Dive Centre
  • Candle-lit dinner on desert island
  • Sunset Yoga
  • Children’s play area (includes a large water slide)

Click here to book!

7. The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi

Be surrounded by acres upon acres of rolling tropical garden and the ocean as far as the eye can see at The SUn Siyam Iru Fushi Luxury Resort! You would have to take a seaplan ride for this resort too. Whether you prefer to stay on the beach or at sea, this resort offers you rooms with a view to die for!

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They also have a tennis court if you ever get tired of bathing in the sea (as if that’s possible, but it’s always great to have options!) 🤗

HHWT Maldive's Resorts The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Private Pool VillaCredit: The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi

Price: USD 275

Halal dining options: Yes
Villa and pool privacy: Yes
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: Removal of minibar upon request
Spa: Private spa treatment rooms

Highlights

  • Excursions on-board Dhoni Sunset Cruise
  • Koamas Kidz Paradise
  • Karaoke Lounge
  • Fitness Centre

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8. The Residence Maldives

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to live in the middle of the sea, with all the luxuries of a modern apartment, then this is the place to be. Located in the middle of the Indian Ocean, the villas here are the ultimate designer pads for travelers who love modern aesthetics 😍

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This charming resort with contemporary interiors and a rustic touch will truly make you feel at home – except you would have the open ocean view to wake up to 😉

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Price: USD 621

Halal dining options: Yes
Villa and pool privacy: Yes
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: Removal of minibar upon request
Spa: Private spa treatment rooms, in-room spa treatment

Highlights

  • Spa by Clarins
  • Dolphin Cruise
  • One night free with minimum stay of 4 nights
  • Yoga for adults and children (Aged 7 years and above)

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9. Soneva Fushi Maldives

What we love most about the Soneva Fushi Maldives resort is that every villa makes you truly feel like you’re on your own private island. Private gardens, sea water swimming pool and open bathrooms just for you 😍 You’ll enjoy every single second of your stay here.

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Explore the island on bicycles or just spend the entire trip in the comfort of your beautiful villa, this resort will leave you charmed 😍 Whether you’re here with your partner or with a group of your friends, this is a dream resort unlike any other!

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Price: USD 1450

Halal dining options: Yes
Villa and pool privacy: Yes
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: Removal of minibar upon request
Spa: Private spa treatment rooms, in-room spa treatment

Highlights

  • Cinema Paradiso, open-air theatre
  • The Observatory, star-gazing through state-of-the-art telescope
  • Island hopping by dhoni
  • Family Dolphin Cruise

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10. Ayada Maldives

Pamper yourself to the nines at Ayada Maldives resort! With its Turkish-inspired designs, the beautiful white sandy beach and blue waters, you’re promised the time of your life! 🤗

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Go diving, and if you’re feeling adventurous, learn how to surf here! The beach is right at your doorstep and with it comes other water activities like water skiing and sailing. 🏄🏻

HHWT Maldives Resorts Ayada_Maldives VillaCredit: Ayada Maldives

Price: USD 577

Halal dining options: Yes
Villa and pool privacy: Yes
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: Removal of minibar upon request
Spa: Private spa treatment rooms, in-room spa treatment

Highlights

  • Sandbank dining
  • Equator crossing excursion
  • PADI 5-Star Dive Centre
  • Banana boat & the Fun Tube

Click here to book!

11. Amilla Fushi

Located in the UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve of Baa Atoll, Amilla Fushi is a unique resort that sits in one of the 26 natural atolls (ring-shaped coral reef) in the Indian Ocean! Here, you’ll have an option to stay in an island home over sea water, by the shores or among the green foliage – and you can’t go wrong with any of these! 😍

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A 30-minute seaplane ride from Malé International Airport, you’ll feel welcomed by the homely interiors and services. Each villa also comes with their very own fresh water pool, outdoor terrace and wooden deck! ❤️ You wouldn’t want to leave this gorgeous paradise away from home. With high speed Internet connection, you’d be able to work remotely too!

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Price: USD 956

Halal dining options: Yes
Villa and pool privacy: Yes
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: Removal of minibar upon request
Spa: Private spa treatment rooms, in-room spa treatment

Highlights

  • Maldivian Fishing
  • Explore Baa Atoll, UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve
  • The Javvu Spa

Click here to book!

12. The Naladhu, Anantara Resorts

In Maldives, there are so many resorts with villas and suites that are designed to ensure your privacy. The Naladhu is one of them 😉 And for this resort, you’d actually need to cross the ocean in a 21km speedboat ride to get to the island!

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Look at the gorgeous view from the villa with the ocean right at your door – you’re guaranteed a wonderfully relaxing time here 😍

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Price: USD 1019

Halal dining options: Yes
Villa and pool privacy: Yes
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: Yes
Spa: Female therapists and private spa rooms

Highlights

  • Anantara Spa
  • Snorkeling, diving, and deep-sea fishing
  • Naladhu Raanee – sunset cruise
  • Yoga and culinary lessons

Click here to book!

13. Cocoa Island, by COMO

The COMO Cocoa Island resort is famous for its wellness center, attracting those looking for a spa and wellness getaway 💆🏻 But what makes this resort unique is the villas that’s inspired by local dhoni (sailing) boats! 😮 Staying in a boat suite, you’ll also get a private sea access and terrace onto the open ocean 😍

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Imagine watching the sun rise from the comfort of your bed – in your boat suite no less. This is bound to give you a unique holiday experience like no other 😉 With special menus daily and various spa services for your choosing, you’ll be given the royal treatment!

HHWT Maldives Resorts Cocoa Island by COMO Dhoni SuiteCredit: cocoa island by como on Facebook

Price: USD 840

Halal dining options: Yes
Villa and pool privacy: Yes
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: Removal of minibar upon request
Spa: Private spa treatment rooms, in-room treatment

Highlights

  • Dhoni Suites
  • Private sandbank dining
  • Parasailing
  • Windsurfing lesson

Click here to book!


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Spoilt for choice? Shut your eyes, scroll really quickly and pick one at random. We’re sure you won’t go wrong with any of these resorts 😉

Have a resort that you would love to recommend to us? Let us know in the comments below!

 

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