Your holiday specialist for the Indian Ocean

Royal Island Resort & Spa, Baa Atoll

Royal Island Resort & Spa provides the perfect location for a majestic waterfront retreat for your upcoming family holiday or romantic getaway. The resort is easily accessible by wheeled aircraft to nearby Dharavandhoo airport or via a scenic seaplane transfer. Upon arrival, you will be transferred on a speedboat to your destination Royal Island.

  • Retreat

    Well-furnished with a wealth of other amenities, our accommodation options are a blissful marriage of traditional Maldivian style architecture and offers all the comfort and luxury of a contemporary island resort. The lovingly decorated wooden chalets offer extensive secluded outdoor decking area, ensconced within our beautiful manicured gardens. 

    Beach Villa

    Maximum occupancy: 3 adults

    Designed for an aristocrat living, these villas are a perfect haven of privacy with your own terrace while the rich, coloured textiles, exquisite marble, intricately carved wooden furniture, and subtle lighting provide alluring ambiance and stately splendour. The beach and crystal clear waters of the lagoon are just a few steps away from your private veranda.


    • Air conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • In-house movies
    • Desk
    • Hair dryer
    • In-room safe
    • Bathtub
    • Shower
    • Outdoor shower
    • Mini bar
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • IDD telephone
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Hot & cold water
    • Sun bed with cushion
    • Terrace overlooking beach

    Presidential Suite

    Enjoy chilled champagne as you watch the sunset, snuggle on the cozy king size bed or relax with your significant other in the luxuriant plunge pool. The accompanying sundeck and its lounge bed let you soak up the rays while sipping a chilled cocktail. In the night, the deck transforms into a picture perfect romantic venue for a dining experience under the star-lit sky. Dip your feet in the endlessly clear waters thanks to exclusive access to the beckoning seas via a private stairway.


    • Air conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Hot & cold water
    • In-house movies
    • Living room
    • Hair dryer
    • In-room safe
    • Bathtub
    • Private pool
    • Jacuzzi
    • Shower
    • Balcony/terrace
    • Outdoor shower
    • Mini bar
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • IDD telephone
    • LAN and WiFi access
    • Tea/coffee maker

  • À la carte

    Savour a sumptuous buffet meal, featuring a decadent mix of local and international favourites. Sip cocktails along the shore from our Bar. Or, embrace the international cuisine specialty restaurant, where traditional meals meet the beauty of the tropics. Indulge in the delectable flavours of the islands and delight in the various cuisines at Royal Island Resort. 

    Maakana Restaurant

    Opening Hours:

    • Breakfast: 7:30 to 10:00 hrs
    • Lunch: 12:30 to 14:00 hrs
    • Dinner: 19:30 to 21:00 hrs

    Explore a range of delicious dishes prepared using only the most exotic of spices, lush tropical fruits and fresh sea-cuisine that is available throughout the day. Daily buffet breakfast features a variety of options from near and far, with a wide selection of fresh fruits, cereals, pastries and hot daily specials.

    Raabondhi Restaurant

    Opening Hours:

    • Lunch and Dinner 11:00 to 23:00 hrs
    • Happy Hours: 17:30 to 19:30 hrs

    Delight in a treasure cove of Mediterranean-influenced cuisine presenting a an array of fresh sea and meat delicacies, grilled and roasted outdoors with the hint of the salty air, hand- picked wines and delicious salads. Raabondhi offers an ideal ambiance for the guests to dine on the beach and experience one of the most unforgettable themed evenings with a BBQ setting.
    Dress Code Smart casual. No swim wear is permitted in the restaurant during meal times.

    Boli Bar

    Opening Hours:

    • 24 hours
    • Happy Hours 17:30 to 19:30 hrs

    Open throughout the day, this beachfront bar is fit to enjoy an aperitif before dinner or celebrate a long sociable night on the moonlit deck. If a wild and crazy disco or karaoke session is your fancy, then the separate Fun Pub is just the right place. 

    Pool Bar

    Opening Hours:

    08:00 to 18:00 hrs till last guest

    Select your choice of drink from a collection of cocktails, beers, wine by the glass and fresh juices available throughout the day. Take a splash in the calm, serene pool or simply laze and unwind, soaking under the sun with a chilled drink at the Pool Bar. An ideal place for light snacks between laps in the pool, this bar is built into the swimming pool and offers a breathtaking view of the ocean. 

    Light meals available at the Pool Terrace from 10:00 to 23:00 hrs.

    Palm Terrace

    A selection of caffeinated and herbal teas is served, including Earl Grey, Darjeeling, Peppermint and Chamomile, the perfect accompaniment to the variety of sandwiches, pastries and light snacks.

    In-Villa Dining

    Open 24 hours

    Choose to dine in the comfort of your own private sanctuary with our scrumptious in-villa dining at any given time, you wish. Select from our range of dishes from the in-villa dining menu or craft your own meal upon discussion with our talented Chef. Room service available around the clock.

    Fun Pub 

    Opening Hours:

    • 21:30 hrs till last guest 

    Impeccably designed for sheer entertainment, this pub presents an assortment of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Revel in live band music, sit back or dance the night away. You can also try your voice in singing at the Karaoke bar or take in a game of billiards or snooker.

  • Invigorative Experiences

    Participate in one of the many sports activity lined up in the resort or simply bask in the warm sunshine as you lounge by our expansive pool. 

    Sports & Recreation

    Royal Island Resort & Spa offers a full selection of high quality sports and leisure facilities. From floodlit tennis to squash and indoor badminton; it is all available at our luxury resort for you to indulge in at your own pace and time.


    • Volleyball
    • Billiards / snooker
    • Lighted tennis courts
    • Indoor badminton
    • Squash
    • Table tennis
    • Gymnasium

    Adventure for Teens

    Children and teenagers can expend their boundless energy and adventurous spirit with recreational activities such as windsurfing and water-skiing. Parents can spend time with their children without creating too big a dent in the wallet.

  • Rejuvenate @Araamu Spa

    Step in to a holistic retreat nestled in a fishing village setting using indigenous and exotic herbs, oils and flowers as well as renowned skin care products. A multicultural team of professionals bring a variety of treatments from all over the world including Thailand, Indonesia, India, Hawaii and Maldives. The philosophy at Araamu Spa is pure pampering of the body, mind and spirit.
    The Spa features six outdoor wooden pavilions including two deluxe pavilions with sunken Jacuzzi and steam bath. There are five indoor treatment rooms specially designed for Indian Ayurvedic treatments with steam, sauna and whirlpool. Surrounded by tropical foliage and natural water features and ponds.

    Treatments include aromatherapy, reflexology, ayurveda, herbal and aromatic baths, herbal and mud body wraps, body scrubs, pedicure, manicure and a wide range of alternative therapies for arthritis, muscular discomfort, migraine and other ailments.

  • Experiential Affairs

    Looking for the best things to do in Maldives during your stay at Royal Island Resort? From exploring the ocean on a private yacht to creating a romantic picnic on a tiny, unmapped sandbank, the recreation team are here to create adventures, romance and excursions that will leave you with memories you'll treasure forever. 'Robinson Crusoe' day trips to deserted islands, star gazing from a traditional wooden dhoni boat, dolphin spotting or snorkelling with turtles on our coral gardens are all options designed to introduce you to the beauty of the Maldives.


    Explore your hand in various styles of fishing. Go for a night fishing by travelling to the spot onboard a local dhoni and witness the reef fishes beginning their nocturnal feeding frenzy while the sun sets on your backdrop.

    Big Game Fishing

    Whisk away early morning in a modern well-equipped deep-sea fishing boat to deep blue Maldivian waters for a catch to be served later as your meal, created to perfection as per your choice. Some of our previous clients have never been fishing before and have caught Sailfish, Marlin, Tune, Wahoo and more. 

    Island Hopping

    Visit one local island, one uninhabited island and one resort. Relish in a barbecue setting. Choose to snorkel, swim or just soak under the sun on a private island.

    Hello Neighbors

    Visit a local island and let the host of the island take you on a tour of the island introducing to the local culture and lifestyle of a traditional Maldivian house. 

    Sunset Cocktail

    Hop on board a dhoni, lay back and enjoy the stunning vistas of the setting sun spreading its hues in the horizon creating beautiful scenarios while you sip through cocktails during your journey.


    Snorkel to experience the unique marine life such as lionfish, angle fish and large manta rays. 

    Water Sports

    Indulge in some wild water-skiing or wakeboarding, surf the waves, kite board or windsurf in the warm waters; water sports centre has everything you need for a fun-filled holiday. 


    • Boat Hire (half-day/ full-day)
    • Black Ice
    • Canoeing
    • Catamaran sailing
    • Fun tubing
    • Knee board
    • Sandup paddle
    • Rocking Roll/ Eagle
    • Sailing
    • Snorkeling
    • Tri Marin Sailing
    • Wake board
    • Water Scooter/ Jet ski
    • Windsurfing


    The calm waters of the surrounding lagoon makes for excellent sailing conditions and guests can choose from a variety of lasers and hobicats.


    Sail off into the tranquil sea for a day time or evening sunset cruise by chartering a catamaran.