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Welcome to Ayada Maldives

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, Ayada Maldives is a private island resort offering a truly luxurious retreat with a genuine Maldivian style.

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Luxurious Villas & Suites

Showcasing the majesty of the natural surroundings, Ayada Maldives offers nine luxury accommodation types, all of which bring together contemporary with traditional Maldivian and Turkish design elements. The stilted water villas have each been carefully placed on the uniquely shaped jetty to capture magnificent views of the endless horizon whilst the beach villas offer an enclave of absolute privacy and serenity less than 30 steps from the Indian Ocean.


special offers

Enjoy a complete Ayada experience with our special offers. Book at better rates, experience our multiple award winning spa treatments, romantic dining options, try water-sports and join excursions. Discover what is on offer right now.

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Dining at Ayada Maldives

Journey through an unparalleled culinary experience at Ayada Maldives where we strive to offer authenticity and variety with our eight vividly enticing outlets; each with its unique influence. Ranging from exotic Asian flavours to tantalizing Mediterranean specialities to the vibrant Ottoman Lounge complete with specialty coffees, teas, and shisha. Your dining experience is complete with impeccable service and breathtaking views of the ocean and the horizon.




Unforgettable Experiences

Make memories that last for a lifetime. Ayada Maldives offers an extensive list of excursions that will showcase the finest and authentic Maldivian experiences. Ranging from sunset cruises, fishing trips and excursions to inhabited islands, all excursions are undertaken under the care of experienced and personable team members.


Location & getting here

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Ayada Maldives is situated in the beautiful Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll in the south of the country – just a few kilometers above the equator. Upon arriving to Velena (MLA), guests are greeted by one of our airport representatives and escorted to the domestic lounge, then later to the departing domestic flight gate. The resort is only a short (55 minutes) domestic flight and a speed boat trip (50 minutes) away from Male. 

All transfers between Ayada Maldives and Velena International Airport (MLE) are  organized by the resort.

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