With stunning beaches and beautiful water villas, Athuruga is authentic yet cosmopolitan. Light and contemporary, Diamonds Athuruga is one of the best maintained Maldives resorts, with regular improvements only enhancing its appeal.
Accommodation at Diamonds Athuruga consists of 46 beautiful Beach Bungalows, 21 breathtaking Water Villas and 2 palatial Two Bedroom Water Villas. All the bright and airy rooms are designed to ensure the utmost comfort on your luxury Maldives holiday. Room facilities include independent air conditioning, fan, direct telephone line, tea and coffee making facilities, docking station for iPod, minibar replenished daily, digital safe, beach towels which are replaced daily, and cleaning services twice a day, including an evening service.
Diamonds Athuruga offer a choice five different restaurants, outstanding chefs and a passion for cuisine of the very highest standards. Located next to the beach and overlooking the turquoise ocean, main buffet restaurant, Maakeyn, offers a sumptuous buffet with an incredible variety of authentic Italian delicacies, fresh grilled fish, and savory Asian dishes. Thari is a luxurious, innovative and superior yet relaxing all-inclusive a la carte restaurant offering a fusion cuisine. Farivalhu offers a private, distinctive and lively, yet comfortable Maldivian hut offering the traditional authentic Maldivian dishes under the palm tree of the tropical garden. Thila is a vibrant, unique and engaging, yet delicious Japanese Teppanyaki restaurant offering a memorable live cooking experience. Set in an exquisite palm-leave-thatched hut, the specialized chef prepares a selection of seafood and meat on the Teppanyaki grill. Alternatively you can enjoy a romantic, exclusive and elaborately prepared, yet unparalleled personalised seafood offering at Kakuni.
The waters surrounding the island teem with brightly coloured fish and other marine life. Superb snorkelling can be done straight from the island – from the boat jetty or via the cut-through by the overwater restaurant – and it’s worth booking one of the snorkelling trips to nearby thilas for the chance to spot manta rays or whale sharks. It takes a little longer to reach the best dive sites, but it’s recommended if you don’t mind the journey.
Diamonds Athuruga’s Sarena Spa is relaxing and peaceful haven for those looking for all the rejuvenation of mind, body and spirit that a Maldives holiday can provide. Sit back as the resort’s expert therapist pamper you with a range of treatments and therapies inspired by the heritage of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of life, by European concepts such as aromatherapy and by traditional Southeast Asian home remedies.
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Children: Children are welcome at Diamonds Athuruga however they must be aged 8 and over in water villas, and 12 and over in spa villas.
Transfers: Diamonds Athuruga is reached by a 20-minute seaplane transfer from Male International Airport.
Facilities: Spa, watersports centre, PADI diving school, boutique and an on-site tailor. A range of water sports are available daily including sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, snorkelling equipment and life jackets plus boat hire. Guests can also enjoy beach volleyball, table tennis, Nintendo Wii, pilates, yoga and aqua aerobics.
Spa: Diamonds Athuruga’s Sarena Spa is relaxing and peaceful haven for those looking for all the rejuvenation of mind, body and spirit that a Maldives holiday can provide. Main treatments include body massage, facials, beauty treatments and wellness packages.
Meal Arrangements: Stays at Diamonds Athuruga are on an all-inclusive basis
Dining: Maakeyn, offers a sumptuous buffet with an incredible variety of authentic Italian delicacies, fresh grilled fish, and savory Asian dishes between the hours of 8.00 - 10.30, 13.00 - 14.30 and 20.00 - 21.30. Thari offers the best of fusion cuisine and European and Asian tradition for an exclusive culinary experience between the hours of 8.00 - 10.30, 13.00 - 14.30 and 20.00 - 21.30. Farivalhu invites guests to share in a starlit dining experience under the palm trees of the tropical garden between the hours of 20.00 - 21.30. Guests can experience the best of Japanese cuisine with is a unique live cooking experience in the middle of Indian Ocean at Thila, which serves lunch between 13.00 - 14.30 and a la carte 20.00 - 21.30. Kakuni, the resorts fish and lobster sea food restaurant offers personalised catering hours to suit guest requests.
40 Beach Bungalows, 7 Junior Suite 21 Water Villas and 2 Two Bedroom Water Villas occupy the exclusive Diamonds Athuruga Beach & Water Villas. The inimitable elegant Italian décor offers our guests every comfort, guaranteeing an exclusive stay in an oasis of calm tranquillity.
Beach Bungalow: Facing the unspoilt waters and with direct access to the beach, the 40 Beach Bungalows are equipped with verandas with private terraces featuring armchairs, tables and sun loungers. All of the rooms feature an outdoor shower.
Junior Suite: Located right directly on the beach and looking out at the beautiful Indian Ocean, the elegantly decorated 7 Beach Junior Suites offer a separate lounge area, an expatriate sofa bed, outdoor showers and a large private veranda with armchairs, tables and sun loungers.
Water Villas: 21 Water Villas enjoy a large private terrace with direct access to the ocean. All of the rooms enjoy a large living area, tastefully decorated with elegant furniture, a four poster bed, a comfortable sofa and corner bar, contemporary Italian lighting and beautiful parquet floors. Room personalization is available for this room category.
Two Bedroom Water Villas: Located in an exclusive position at the end of the pier, the “Two bedroom Villas” feature 2 double rooms which overlook a large secluded terrace with Jacuzzis and direct access to the ocean. The rooms enjoy a large living area, tastefully decorated with elegant furniture, a four poster bed, a comfortable sofa and corner bar, contemporary Italian lighting and beautiful parquet floors. Room personalisation is available for this room category.