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The Best Water Villa Resorts in the Maldives

April 30, 2021
The Maldives' Best Overwater Villas - Crown & Champa Resorts

Experience the Best Water Villa Resorts in the Maldives with Crown & Champa Resorts Collection

When it comes to over-the-top, overwater villa experiences, travellers will be spoilt for choice within our tasteful collection of resorts. From ultra-luxurious water villas to eco-chic, contemporary bungalows perched right on top of the ocean, guests are guaranteed some of the best water villa experiences in the Maldives.

Overwater Villas with Private Pools

Kudadoo Maldives Private Island: Ultra-luxury, Fully-inclusive

Kudadoo Maldives Private Island - Overwater Ocean Residences

  • 15 Overwater Ocean Residences with private pools

Defined by the philosophy ‘Freedom Reimagined’, Kudadoo Maldives is an ultra-luxury resort with a one-of-a-kind design that blends sophistication with eco-sustainability in mind. Featuring only 15 overwater residences, each with a 44 sqm terrace pool, Kudadoo ensures a secluded hideaway purposefully crafted for the more discerning traveller — all accessible by a 40-minute scenic seaplane journey. The resort’s fully inclusive offering, ‘Anything. Anywhere. Anytime’, promises an unhindered enjoyment of luxuries, where every desire is granted and expedited by your personal butler.

Explore more of Kudadoo at kudadoo.com

Hurawalhi Island Resort: An Adults’ Escape Where Luxury Treads Lightly

Hurawalhi Island Resort - Overwater Luxury Pool Villas

  • 30 Overwater Pool Villas with private pools
  • 15 Romantic Ocean Villas and 15 Ocean Villas accommodation
  • 90 villas in total 

Hurawalhi Island Resort is a naturally chic adults’ escape offering world-class hospitality and unparalleled experiences for the ultimate indulgence. Here, every guest stay promises a perfect balance of barefoot luxury and enchanting adventures. The 60 water and 30 beach villas at this five-star Maldives resort provide the luxury of comfort and privacy in a contemporary design, with unparalleled views over the Indian Ocean. A highlight at Hurawalhi is the gourmet experiences, with fantastic venues that take fine dining to a whole new level. It is home to the world’s largest, all-glass undersea restaurant, 5.8 Undersea Restaurant. 

Explore more of Hurawalhi at hurawalhi.com

Kagi Maldives Spa Island: Pure Life Experiences

Kagi Maldives Spa Island - Overwater Ocean and Lagoon Pool Villas

  • 21 Ocean Pool & 19 Lagoon Pool Overwater Villas 
  • 50 villas in total

The wellbeing-focused Kagi is the Maldives’ only resort for relaxed luxury and lifestyle retreats. Ideal for solo and couple travellers, this luxury boutique retreat provides a true sanctuary for the senses that offers the perfect setting to slow down and immerse into self-discovery and self-care. All beach and over-the-water villas feature private pools and uninterrupted ocean views.

Explore more of Kagi at kagimaldives.com

Overwater Villas with Jacuzzi/Jetted Tubs

Komandoo Island Resort & Spa: A Truly Adults-only Resort (18+)

Komandoo Island Resort & Spa - Overwater Villas with Jacuzzi

  • 8 Ocean Jacuzzi Water Villas & 7 Jacuzzi Water Villas
  • 65 villas in total

TripAdvisor TRAVELERS’ CHOICE BEST OF THE BEST, 2020 and ranked #9 among the Top 25 Hotels for Romance in Asia, Komandoo Island Resort & Spa is one of the Maldives’ best-ranking resorts for romance and a clear favourite to any travellers seeking a truly intimate getaway experience. The overwater bungalows at this adults-only boutique resort are built on stilts over the lagoon with a staircase leading down to the ocean, offering a luxurious and intimate atmosphere. Each of the overwater villas affords guests spectacular views over the Indian Ocean.

Explore more of Komandoo at komandoo.com

Veligandu Island Resort & Spa: The Secluded Island

  • 20 Sunset Jacuzzi Water Villas, 34 Jacuzzi Water Villas & 10 Water Villas
  • 91 villas in total

Voted the most romantic resort in the Maldives, the secluded haven of Veligandu Island Resort & Spa encapsulates the essence of an authentic Maldivian paradise. The Jacuzzi Overwater Villas at this idyllic resort offers total privacy, above-average amenities and the best address on the island. Guests can enjoy unparalleled views of the mesmerising lagoon, with easy access to swimming and snorkelling just off the staircase.

Explore more of Veligandu at veligandu.com

Meeru Island Resort & Spa: …simply Maldives

Meeru Island Resort & Spa - Jacuzzi Overwater Villas

  • 77 Jacuzzi Water Villas & 27 Water Villas
  • 284 keys in total

The palm-fringed paradise of Meeru Island Resort & Spa is often referred to as one of the best resorts for the ultimate Maldives holiday. Here,  travellers can enjoy a casual, relaxed atmosphere in a natural setting, whether on a family vacation or an intimate island gateway. The Water Villas located over the sparkling lagoon are a popular choice amongst honeymooners, featuring a Jacuzzi for two, a private wooden sundeck with lounges and a staircase into the sea, providing some of the most magnificent views.

Explore more of Meeru at meeru.com

Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa: The True Colours of the Maldives

Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa - Jacuzzi Water Villas

  • 30 Jacuzzi Water Villas
  • 194 keys in total

Home to one of the best house reefs in the Maldives, Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa is the perfect paradise for divers, ocean lovers, and marine life enthusiasts. The resort island is in close proximity to popular whale shark and manta ray hotspots, where some of the most spectacular creatures of the ocean can be spotted throughout the year. The overwater villas at this renowned Maldives dive resort come with their own private Jacuzzi, with a private sundeck and stairs leading into the sea.

Explore more of Vilamendhoo at vilamendhoo.com

Kuredu Island Resort & Spa: More Than Just a Beach Holiday

  • 58 Sangu Water Villas
  • 1 Sangu Honeymoon Suite (comes with an outdoor Jacuzzi bathtub)
  • 388 keys in total

The vibrant, action-filled island resort of Kuredu is surrounded by a beautiful lagoon and long stretches of powdery, sandy beach, perfect for holidays filled with tropical adventures, where families, couples, and friends come to stay, relax and play. Situated atop crystalline waters, Kuredu’s renowned Sangu Water Villa Suite, affords a prime location, providing guests with spectacular views of the main beach, the magnificent sandbank and vivid sunsets, topped off with an outdoor Jacuzzi bathtub.

Explore more of Kuredu at kuredu.com

And If You Only seek Beach Villas & Bungalows… 

Allow us to suggest:

Resort Rooms & Villas on the Beach
Hurawalhi Island Resort • Beach Sunset Pool Villas
• Beach Pool Villas
Kagi Maldives Spa Island • Beach Pool Villas
Veligandu Island Resort & Spa • 16 Jacuzzi Beach Villas
• 11 Beach Villas
Komandoo Island Resort & Spa • 30 Premium Jacuzzi Beach Villas
• 6 Jacuzzi Beach Villas
• 14 Beach Villas
Meeru Island Resort & Spa • 27 Water Front Villas
• 83 Jacuzzi Beach Villas
• 77 Beach VillasIn the Garden:
• 20 Garden Rooms
Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa • 30 Jacuzzi Beach Villas
• 58 Adjoining Beach Villas
• 53 Standalone Beach VillaIn the Garden:
• 23 Garden Rooms
Kuredu Island Resort & Spa • 19 Sangu Jacuzzi Beach Villas
• 29 O Jacuzzi Beach Villas
• 40 O Beach Villas
• 52 Jacuzzi Beach Villas
• 1 Deluxe Beach Villa
• 20 Premium Beach Villas
• 33 Beach Villas
• 55 Beach BungalowsIn the Garden:
• 9 Private Pool Villas including a two-bedroom Private Pool Villa Family Suite
• 80 Garden Bungalows

Innahura Maldives Resort: Here, Life Is Easy

Innahura Maldives Resort - Beach Bungalows

  • 78 Beach Bungalows

This affordable all-beach bungalow Maldives resort offers a fun, laid-back atmosphere perfect for sunseekers, young and young at heart, All beach villas at Innahura are directly located on the beach, just about 50 steps from the glittering lagoon, and feature modern facilities with a traditional Maldivian twist. Here, travellers stay to enjoy the relaxed and easy life.

Explore more of Innahura at innahura.com 


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