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15 Stunning (And Muslim-Friendly!) Resorts In Maldives For The Perfect Island Getaway

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Have Halal Will Travel •  Jul 22, 2015

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[UPDATED 9th May 2022] Who said the Maldives is just for honeymooners? White sandy beaches, crystal-clear turquoise waters, a glow-in-the-dark beach… The Maldives has officially become our new dream destination for everyone's 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! P.S. Need more reasons to book your trip to the Maldives? Allow us to convince you here!
Credit: Giphy 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 searched for the period of May 2022. 1. The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Be surrounded by acres upon acres of rolling tropical gardens and the ocean as far as the eye can see at The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Luxury Resort! You would have to take a seaplane ride to reach this resort! Whether you prefer to stay on the beach or at sea, this resort offers you rooms with views to die for.
Credit: The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Maldives on Facebook 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!) 😌
Credit: The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Maldives on FacebookPrice: From USD478 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
Click here to book on Agoda!2. 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 travellers who love modern aesthetics 😊
Credit: The Residence Maldives on Facebook 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 😍
Credit: The Residence Maldives on FacebookPrice: From USD486 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 a minimum stay of 4 nights
  • Yoga for adults and children (Aged 7 years and above)
Click here to book on Agoda!3. 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 cooling sea breeze 😌
Credit: Jumeirah Vittaveli on Facebook Choose to relax by the pool, or the beach or join in on the daily yoga class that takes place in their lush gardens. If you're planning to bring your kids, then this resort is perfect for everyone! With the largest kids' club in the Maldives on-site, your children will have loads to keep them entertained in a safe environment while you spend some couple times with your partner 😌
Credit: Jumeirah Vittaveli on FacebookPrice: FromUSD1400 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 on Booking.com!4. Conrad Rangali The 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 the Maldives this year-end, consider staying at Conrad Rangali!
Credit: Conrad Maldives Rangali Island on Facebook 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! 🤩
Credit: Conrad Maldives Rangali Island on FacebookPrice: From USD1059 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 roomsHighlights
  • 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 on Agoda!5. 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 here 🥰
Credit: Ayada Maldives on Facebook  Go diving, and if you're feeling adventurous, learn how to surf here! The beach is right at your doorstep and with it comes plenty of water activities like water skiing and sailing 🤗
Credit: Ayada Maldives on Facebook Price: From USD577 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 on Agoda!6. 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! 🤩
Credit: Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, Maldives on Facebook For that first unforgettable trip to the Maldives, relax and unwind at this resort where sundecks are aplenty and massages are available at your doorstep 😍
Credit: Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, Maldives on FacebookPrice: From USD592 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 on Agoda!7. Six Senses Laamu Sitting 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.
Credit: Six Senses Laamu on Facebook 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? ⛅️
Credit: Six Senses Laamu on FacebookPrice: From USD1341 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 therapistsHighlights
  • Diving experiences
  • Surfing
  • Private desert island experiences
  • Six Senses spa
Click here to book on Agoda!8. Cheval Blank Randheli For an 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 any more private than this!) 😍
Credit: Cheval Blanc Randheli on Facebook 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 needs. Make the best of your special getaway with Cheval Blanc Randheli's services that can even help plan surprises for your partner 🥰
Credit: Cheval Blanc Randheli on FacebookPrice: FromUSD3900 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 a desert island
  • Sunset Yoga
  • Children's play area (includes a large water slide)
Click here to book via their website! 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, seawater swimming pool and open bathrooms just for you 😌 You'll enjoy every single second of your stay here!
Credit: @jwang815 on Instagram Explore the island on bicycles or just spend the entire trip in the comfort of your beautiful villa. Either way, this resort will leave you charmed 😍 This is a dream resort unlike any other!
Credit: @aja_ng on InstagramPrice: From USD1571 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, an open-air theatre
  • The Observatory, star-gazing through a state-of-the-art telescope
  • Island hopping by dhoni
  • Family Dolphin Cruise
Click here to book on Agoda!10. St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort The exterior of the resort depicts characteristics of marine life; spiral-shaped library reflecting a seashell, overwater villas symbolising manta rays and a spa sanctuary mirroring the shape of a lobster. The luxurious stay protects the foliage of palms and padani, where the lush greenery is so vital to the island that the resort is carefully built without compromising the environment 😊
Credit: The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort on Facebook Gaze into the stars with your beau or simply take a breather in the hydro-therapy pool. The Maldives is on every couple’s bucket list and for a good reason! Every inch of the resort proves to be a scenic backdrop for couples to capture the moments that matter most.
Credit: The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort on FacebookPrice: From USD3100 Halal dining options: Yes Villa and pool privacy: Yes Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes Spa: Private spa treatment rooms, in-room spa treatment Highlights
  • On-site diving centre
  • Outdoor infinity pool
Click here to book on Agoda!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 reefs) in the Indian Ocean! Here, you'll have an option to stay in an island home over seawater, by the shores or among the green foliage - and you can't go wrong with any of these! 🤩
Credit: Amilla Fushi on Facebook A 30-minute seaplane ride from Malé International Airport, you'll feel welcomed by the homely interiors and services. Each villa also comes with its very own freshwater 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.
Credit: Amilla Fushi on FacebookPrice: From USD1167 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 on Agoda!12. The Naladhu, Anantara Resorts In the Maldives, there are so many resorts with villas and suites that are designed to ensure your privacy. And The Naladhu is one of them 😍 For this resort, you'd actually need to cross the ocean in a 21km speedboat ride to get to the island!
Credit: Naladhu Private Island Maldives on Facebook Look at the gorgeous view from the villa with the ocean right at your door - you're guaranteed a wonderfully relaxing time here 😌
Credit: Naladhu Private Island Maldives on FacebookPrice: From USD1367 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
  • Snorkelling, diving, and deep-sea fishing
  • Naladhu Raanee - sunset cruise
  • Yoga and culinary lessons
Click here to book on Agoda!13. Cocoa Island, by COMO The COMO Cocoa Island Resort is famous for its wellness centre, attracting those looking for a spa and wellness getaway. But what makes this resort unique is the villas that are inspired by local dhoni (sailing) boats? Staying in a boat suite, you'll also get private sea access and a terrace overlooking the ocean 😍
HHWT Maldives Resorts Cocoa Island by COMO Dhoni Suite
Credit: COMO Cocoa Island, Maldives on Facebook Imagine watching the sunrise 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!
Credit: COMO Cocoa Island, Maldives on FacebookPrice: From USD1410 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 on Agoda!14. Grand Park Kodhipparu Maldives
 The Grand Park Kodhiparru Maldives Resort is conveniently located near the airport, so you can skip the additional hassle of seaplane or ferry rides, and begin your beach vacay almost immediately! 😍
They have private bathtubs and even a private pool with breathtaking views of the sea! It has a myriad of facilities perfect for any type of traveller: you can take scuba-diving lessons from PADI-certified instructors, wind down and participate in their yoga sessions (which are free!) or simply chill out in your own villa! 😌 They even provide halal food in their meals and they do not mix both halal and non-halal food options together.
Price: From USD635 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: Outdoor treatments at a location of your choice Highlights
  • PADI Certified Dive & Water Sports Centre
  • Yoga & Meditation Deck
  • Beach Club
  • Infinity Pool
Click here to book on Agoda!15. Paradise Island Resort & Spa One of the largest resorts in the Maldives (a whopping 282 villas!), you'll be promised amazing hospitality and authentic experiences at the Paradise Island Resort & Spa! There are a number of villas for you to choose from, depending on who's coming with you for your beach vacay: you can have a conjoined villa for larger groups or just a single villa for you and your special someone! Don't worry, privacy is given a top priority to all guests staying at their gorgeous villas! 😍 There are simply so many activities for you to check out for an endless amount of fun for all ages! From water sports to kid-friendly water playgrounds, you'll never want to leave! 🥺 Price: From USD216 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 treatments Highlights
  • Catamaran sailing
  • Windsurfing
  • Canoeing
  • Kids Club
Click here to book on Agoda!
Credit: Giphy 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!