Surrounded by a stunning house reef in the scenic Raa Atoll, Alila Kothaifaru Maldives offers serenity and discovery in an awe-inspiring destination embraced by nature’s wonders. The 11.2 hectare private island retreat lies at the northern edge of the Maldives in the Raa Atoll, reached via a scenic 45-minute seaplane journey from Malé.
Families, Couples, Groups
BB, HB, FB, AI
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Seaplane (45 Mins)
Villas & Residences
Designed for serene relaxation in harmony with nature, each of the resort’s 44 beachfront villas and 36 overwater villas comes with a private pool. Featuring contemporary interiors in a palette of soothing colours with natural textures, these spacious hideaways are carefully positioned to provide privacy and comfort in understated, sophisticated style. Unwind in peaceful seclusion with awe-inspiring views as the gracious hosts deliver personalised experiences in the all-pool-villa sanctuary.
Spa Alila is a tranquil treetop spa, cocooned amidst the leafy canopy with the lush surroundings. The Spa features four double treatment suites, all with a private bathroom, shower and a floor-to-ceiling window offering views. On offer are rejuvenating treatments and beauty rituals that put a contemporary spin on ancient healing techniques and draw on the benefits of natural ingredients to deliver pure luxurious indulgence.
Food & Beverage
Seasalt – Thoughtfully sourced and carefully served, local fish is the star of the show at Seasalt, caught and delivered daily by neighbouring local fishermen.
Mirus Bar – Named after the local Dhivehi word for “chili”, Mirus Bar serves a refreshing selection of cocktails inspired by the region’s former Portuguese and Arabic spice trade routes. Drinks can be paired with Spanish tapas and local bites famous in the South Asian region.
Umami – Japanese-inspired menus carefully prepared in the teppanyaki theatre offer a premium selection of organically grown vegetables, Wagyu beef and sustainably sourced fish and seafood.
Yakitori Bar – Asian-inspired creative cocktails and mocktails crafted by the team of mixologists alongside fine Japanese sakes and spirits.
Pibati – A chilled beachside café satisfiying daytime cravings with comfort food ranging from pressed sandwiches to hand-pulled Roma-style pizzettes, organic salads, cakes and pastries, gelato and more, along with freshly brewed bar.
The Shack – The Shack is the resorts own private sand cay (giri). Two distinct trips to The Shack are available daily – a 4- hour day trip including a picnic-style lunch, and a 4-hour evening trip with a private chef to cook up a sunset BBQ.
1. A Private Island Sanctuary in the Raa Atoll
The peaceful and unspoiled Raa Atoll is a hidden gem offering a large variety and abundance of marine life with wonders to discover throughout the year. Alila Kothaifaru Maldives is also close to Vaadhoo Island, one of the best spots to witness the spectacular “Sea of Stars” phenomenon, an extraordinary sight to behold.
2. Understated, Sophisticated Spaces to Escape & Relax
Seamlessly integrated into the landscape, the resort’s terraced pavilions and villas immerse guests in the natural surroundings and balance privacy with openness to the outdoors in a unique expression of minimalist elegance.
3. Haven for Relaxation
Nestled just above the treetops, Spa Alila features four double treatment suites, all with a private bathroom, shower and a floor-to-ceiling window with verdant views. Guests can also enjoy a complimentary daily yoga session in a tranquil outdoor space within the spa.