Ayada

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Located in the relatively unexplored Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll in the south of the country, the Ayada resort offers a truly luxurious retreat with a genuine Maldivian style. Villas stand on stilts over the peaceful lagoon, offering absolute privacy amidst tropical greenery.

Ayada Maldives boasts some impressive credentials. The resort was included in Conde Nast Traveller’s list of best hotels in the Maldives, voted the ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Luxury Resort’ and the ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Villa Resort & Spa’ at the 2014 World Travel Awards.

Luxury Property
Five Star
  • Destination

    Maldives

  • Location

    Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll

  • Island Size

    590×250

  • Reef Type

    3

  • Suitable Options

    Families, Honeymooners

  • Meal Plans

    BB, HB, FB, AI

  • Number of Rooms

    112 Rooms

  • No. of Restaurants

    5 Restaurants

  • Number of Bars

    3 Bars

  • Transfer Type

    Domestic Flight (100 Mins)

Villas & Residences

Ayada Maldives consists of 122 traditional thatched-roof villas and suites, made up of a combination of:

Beach Suites
Beach Villas
Ocean Villas
Garden Villas
Sunset Beach Suites
Sunset Lagoon Suites
Sunset Ocean Suites
Sunset Ocean Family Suites
Ayada Royal Ocean Suite

The villas boast private pools, a terrace and butler service. The beach suites are ideal for families as they consist of interconnecting villas, offering spacious living. The sunset suites include a garden area, ideal for romantic sunset dinners.

With its distinct location on the edge of the jetty, the Ayada royal ocean suite is a duplex split-level presidential property. It features spacious bedrooms on both floors, a lavish living area and an upper floor terrace providing a 180-degree view of the Indian Ocean, all with absolute privacy.

Food & Drink

Set on the beach and around a central reflecting pool, the resort’s main restaurant, Magu, showcases a generous international buffet with daily changing themes. Guests can sample modern European dishes at the over-water restaurant and bar, Ocean Breeze. Kai is a Far-Eastern and Asian restaurant, hidden away in tropical greenery.

The poolside restaurant and bar, Zero Degree, is fine dining at its best, where guests can dine barefoot in the water, choosing from a menu of international dishes. In the evenings, there is live music and special events such as open-air cinema screenings which can be enjoyed from in the pool.

Spa

Located in the centre of the resort, AySpa is a 3,500 sqm haven for guests seeking complete relaxation. The spa includes eight treatment villas, a hairdresser, nail salon, a private Turkish Hammam and the Maldives’ first vichy room. An elegant boutique stocks a wide variety of ESPA products.

Location

Ayada Maldives is accessible via a domestic transfer (55 minutes) from Malé International Airport to Kaadedhdhoo (the local airport). This is then followed by a boat transfer (45 minutes) to the resort.

Property Highlights

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Sarah
Reservations Consultant

7/10

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