Your holiday specialist for the Indian Ocean

Holiday Island Resort & Spa, South Ari Atoll

Explore an unspoiled paradise - Holiday Island Resort & Spa – nestled amidst crystalline seas and soft, sandy shores. Just 97 km from Velana International Airport, reachable in 30 minutes by domestic flight (Wheeled aircraft) and a five-minute boat ride to the resort.

  • Retreats

    Holiday Island Resort & Spa houses 142 bungalows, set directly on the shoreline with elegant furnishings and private terraces, overlooking the azure Indian Ocean. Equipped with a host of modern amenities and indulgent comforts, our bungalows offer a laid-back setting for a relaxed Maldives beach holiday.

    Superior Beach Bungalow

    Relax in the comfort of your own private beach bungalow, set on the breathtaking beach with stunning views of the Indian Ocean and is well-equipped with a host of modern amenities and indulgent comforts.


    • Private terraces, with views of the Indian Ocean
    • Sun beds, for use on the terrace
    • Colour television with satellite channels
    • Individually controlled air conditioning
    • Private bath with tub and bidet
    • 220V-240V A/C 50Hz outlet capacities
    • IDD telephones in all rooms and bathrooms
    • Baby cots, available on request
    • Hair dryer
    • Ceiling fan
    • Mini bar
    • 1 Double or 2 Single beds

  • À la carte

    Feast on elaborately sumptuous buffets at our Main Restaurant, sip cocktails at our open air beach bar or, take a moment to rejuvenate with a light snack at the Coffee Shop. From romantic meals beneath the stars to casual waterfront drinks, our Holiday Island Maldives Resorts bars and restaurants will satisfy your every mood and craving. 

    Main Restaurant 

    Relish elaborate buffets for breakfast, lunch and dinner with scrumptious and delectable dishes, served throughout the day. Enjoy your day, indulging in traditional continental breakfast dishes in the morning to boldly flavoured continental, Asian and Maldivian fare at lunch and dinner. 

    • Breakfast: 0730h to 0930h daily
    • Lunch: 1230h to 1400h daily
    • Dinner: 1930h to 2100h daily

    Coffee Shop 

    Relax with your friends and family or make new buddies with a variety of à la carte meals, ice-cream, juices, coffees, espressos and cappuccinos to accompany those long lasting conversations.

    Main Bar 

    An open round the clock bar with a live band, DJ, Maldivian cultural shows or karaoke, makes this place one of the most active-oriented evening spaces every day. 

    Beach Bar 

    A haven offering range of beverages starting from cocktails, mocktails to varied range of chilled beverages to cool you off and unwind. The Beach Bar is open daily from 930h to 1230h and from 1400h to1800h.

  • Invigorative Experiences

    Our wide array of recreational activities offer extensive, modern facilities for your enjoyment, including athletic courts and all necessary sporting equipment. Start up a friendly game of beach volleyball or badminton, or maintain your exercise regime at our gymnasium. Enjoy an after-dinner game of snooker, or practice your backhand on our onsite tennis courts, which are equipped with flood lights for evening matches.

    • Billiards/Snooker
    • Table Tennis
    • Tennis Courts
    • Volleyball
    • Outdoor Badminton
    • Gymnasium, with Steam Room and Sauna

    Beach & Lagoon

    Walk along the shoreline on soft, white coral sands in the most exquisite beach surroundings. Blissfully laze your days spent swaying in a hammock or choose to splurge in various over water and under water activities; Holiday Island Resort & Spa proffers everything as per your liking and taste.

    • Beach Volleyball and Badminton 
    • Water Sports
    • Scuba Diving and Snorkelling 
    • Sunbathing
    • Beach Hammocks
    • Sun Beds, available in every Bungalow

  • Rejuvenate @Araamu Spa

    Find your inner soul at Araamu Spa. Experience a tranquil, soothing sanctuary where you can nourish your mind, body and soul. Rich fabrics, Asian artwork and locally handcrafted furnishings are framed with lush, local vegetation, highlighted by a landscaped courtyard and placid water features. Regain a sense of inner balance in the spa offering an indulgent escape to a world of personal well-being.

    • Beautifully landscaped courtyard
    • Signature rose petal soaking baths
    • Sauna and Jacuzzis
    • Spacious treatment rooms

  • Experiential Affairs

    Explore the shoreline from your catamaran, or slice through the wake as you water ski the day away. Take an excursion to a local island, reel in the big one on a guided fishing tour, or start a friendly game of volleyball on our sandy court. At our Maldives beach hotel, there’s no shortage of adventure. Come experience it all. 

    Water Activities

    Enjoy every sort of water sport imaginable, from boating and windsurfing to jet skis and tube rides. Embark on a scenic boat ride to catch a glimpse of whale sharks, learn to sail or windsurf in our calm, shallow lagoon. Or, use our Maldives catamaran rentals to explore the beautiful coastline of our secluded island. Dive into a thrilling world of aquatic excitement, and experience one of the best equipped centres for Maldives windsurfing, sailing, canoeing, and more.

    For the intrepid travellers, there is parasailing available, offering a true sky-high adventure. 

    • Scuba Diving and Snorkelling 
    • Canoeing
    • Windsurfing
    • Catamaran Sailing
    • Parasailing
    • Wakeboarding
    • Jet Skiing
    • Knee Boarding
    • Water Skiing
    • Fun Tubing
    • Dingy Sailing
    • Snorkelling Scooter

    Diving & Snorkelling

    Dive in or snorkel to explore the world beneath the topaz waters in the nearby reefs, wrecks and ‘thila’ coral towers teeming with sharks, tuna and barracuda, along with myriad of other species of colourful creatures and plant life. Night dive trips available, on request.