A large majority of the resorts we feature have over-water villas but here we have selected some of our favourites, to give you an insight into what you can expect from over-water accommodation in the Maldives.
Spectacular and spacious, the Crusoe Residence boasts large authentic homes located of the crystal clear waters of the Maldives. Accessible by your own private motorised boat or pontoon they are secluded for privacy yet they have a total area of 25sqm, with both a rooftop terrace and an overwater sundeck with loungers. The vast size of the villa means that there is a large dining area, bedroom with kingsize bed and a spacious semi-open air bath tub with a separate walkway to the glass-walled open air shower. The modern but naturally rustic finish makes it a true Maldivian experience overlooking the azure waters, perfect for anyone looking for a secluded and luxurious holiday, with a real authentic touch.
The Ocean Bungalows at Huvafen Fushi sit over the house reef making them a perfect accommodation for avid snorkelers. With three tiers of decks they provide space to enjoy the beautiful views of the ocean, as well as a private infinity pool, dining area, daybed and sunbathing terrace – perfect for true relaxation. Inside the bungalow the living area has an impressive glass floor, making the most of the beautiful scenes of the exotic marine life. The spectacular views of the ocean can also be captured from the oversized whirlpool bath and rainfall shower. The real icing on this cake however, is the living room’s state-of-the-art theatre system, so watching your favourite film is just as easy from this beautiful location.
Perched over the azure waters of Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu are 12 unique Lagoon Villas, offering indulgence and seclusion. These villas feature a king-size four poster bed and a Jacuzzi bathroom which overlooks the Indian Ocean as well as a fresh-water plunge pool out on the sun-deck for true luxury. Natural in design the villas are chic and fresh, and combine some items drawing inspiration from historic Maldivian artefacts. This accommodation offers great value for money – a more affordable alternative to some of the larger and more extravagant water villas across the Maldives.
At Niyama, it is safe to say that their water pavilions are nothing short of impressive. With a large infinity pool that stretches the length of the property, outdoor Jacuzzi and private deck, the pavilion offers a beautiful outside space to enjoy the views of the Indian Ocean. Modern and arty in design the accommodation is extravagant and extremely spacious, measuring over 340spm. Inside they are beautifully furnished to an exceptional standard with a king bedroom and large living and dining areas. These pavilions really are something special and a great choice for something a little extravagant.
Offering a range of water villas, Four Seasons gives the customer a great choice, whether they are looking for something intimate or they require a much vaster property because of the size of the party they are travelling with. The sunset two-bedroom water suite is a beautifully decorated ‘home’ located on the blue Indian Ocean – with everything that a guest may require it really does feel like a home from home with a spectacular panoramic view. The dual dining spaces means that guests can dine lagoon-side or inside their spacious dining area and the location means that a view of the sunset over the horizon is visible every evening from the sun deck. Alternatively, on a smaller scale but no less luxurious, the sunset water villas have one king-size bed and sleek modern bathrooms with an overflowing bath and an al fresco shower garden. The large sun deck features a daybed and over the water nets, perfect for relaxing over the sea. This villa is ideal for a couple looking for a secluded and relaxing escape.
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