Nestled in a pristine island, The Residence Maldives, exudes a private island sensation, where nature’s unparalleled beauty creates a mesmerising world away from the everyday.
A 55-minute domestic air transfer away from the Velana International Airport to Kooddoo Airport, followed by a short 7-minute speedboat transfer, this beautiful island resort lies in the middle of the Indian Ocean next to the Equator. Guests can also opt for a direct transfer from the International airport to the island resort via a 90-minute sea plane journey.
Revel in from luxurious options to stay-in – from a variety of beachfront to over-water villas; all seamlessly blend in traditional Maldivian architecture with contemporary elegance and modern comforts. Classic yet modern in style, with high ceilings and French windows, each accommodation category is an airy, light-filled cocoon, offering a sense of intimacy with stunning 360-degree views.
With direct access to the beach nestled in a palm-fringed, airy relaxing space, these Beach and Beach Pool Villas (1 bedroom) offers a spacious living room that leads out to a private terrace where you can bask in the expansive ocean views.
Both the Beach Villa and the Beach Pool Villa variety can accommodate up to 2 adults and 1 child up to 16 years old.
The spacious Beach Pool Villa (2 bedrooms) provides stunning views of the beach and the ocean beyond. Embellished in elegant indoor comforts and spacious living spaces, these villas are an ideal retreat for guests travelling as a family. The additional bedroom features twin beds.
The Beach Pool Villa can accommodate up to 4 adults and 2 children (up to 2 years old), or 2 adults and 2 children (up to 16 years old)
Indulge in opulence and space with these stay-in options that comes with a private pool and a deck to unwind in absolute comfort. Surrender to the luxury of relaxation within the oversized living room and bedroom of the Deluxe Water Pool Villa.
The Deluxe Water Pool Villa can accommodate up to 2 adults.
Be dazed in mystical ocean vistas from the comforts of your spacious living room that leads to a private verandah, a private pool and a deck. Witness the gentle blues coming to life with its aquamarine world flitting in the glistening waters beneath you while the tranquil waves lapping at your doorstep.
Both the Water Villa and the Water Pool Villa variety can accommodate up to 2 adults.
Dine with your significant other on the verandah, right beside the private pool, under a star-lit sky or, simply soothe your senses with mesmerising sunsets while unwinding on the deck. The Water Pool Villa with its freedom of space is a haven for couples or families with older children, featuring an additional bedroom with twin beds.
The Water Pool Villa (2 bedrooms) can accommodate up to 4 adults.
From casual to fine dining, from light bites to sumptuous gastronomic delights, come and embark on a delightful culinary journey with an array of restaurants at The Residence. Explore a range of unforgettable dining experiences; on the beachfront, over the ocean, by the pool – the list is endless.
On The Beachfront
Nestled elegantly on the beachfront, The Dining Room offers both indoor and outdoor seating overlooking the lagoon. Begin your day from an extensive à la carte breakfast menu and healthy salads with light meals for lunch. In the evenings, dine on a delectable variety of World, Asian and Indian Ocean cuisine.
Over The Water
An overwater dining restaurant, The Falhumaa is built on a jetty above the reef. Offering an exquisite selection of western cuisine with the emphasis on fresh seafood and grilled meats, complemented by fine wines from around the world. A space perfect to spend time with an aperitif or after-dinner liqueurs.
The Beach Bar is located beautifully overlooking the beach and partially submerged in the swimming pool. Relax, refresh and chill with light meals and exotic drinks during the day and evening.
Crafted For You
Keeping in mind that everyone wishes to surprise each other with a moment that is exclusively crafted for them. We bring you a variety of private dining experiences crafted by a personal chef; tailor-made for romance.
Sunset cocktails and gourmet canapes on the beach. An intimate candlelit dinner for two on the private terrace of your luxury villa. A uniquely romantic Robinson Crusoe experience, whisked away to your own private castaway island to be wined and dined beneath a brilliant canopy of stars. The options are limited only by your imagination.
During your stay at The Residence, there is a full range of facilities and services to provide you with whatever little or whatever more you wish to get engaged in.
Step in to a heavenly destination, overlooking the lagoon and is set to provide you a relaxation session with a spread of massages and treatments by the professionals. Feel your tension melting away into the soothing sanctuary of the first and only Spa by Clarins in the Maldives at The Residence. Experience unique formulas specially developed for the expert hands of our beauty therapists while revelling in new depths of indulgence.
The spa sits serenely at the end of a jetty, overlooking the calm waters of the lagoon and a rainbow of coral reefs. Comprising six separate pavilions and an en suite hair salon, the spa offers an array of holistic treatments, pampering massages, and hair and beauty services that will rejuvenate your body and mind. A large open deck, dedicated to meditation and yoga classes, embraces both the views and the breeze for the ultimate relaxation.
Opening Hours: 10.00am to 8.00pm
Embrace the destination through a myriad of activities – from lazing on isolated islands and sandbanks to snorkelling, island hopping or exploring the remarkable marine life in many nearby dive sites.
With a very own PADI 5-Star Dive Centre while surrounded by rare, un-spoilt coral reefs and exceptional dive sites, The Residence truly houses the ideal ambience to splurge in diving and discovering the spectacularly underwater world. For beginners, there’s no better place to take your first dive into the blue.
Other programmes and activities available include:
Enjoy the exhilaration of being on the ocean, hopping over to explore other islands, or learning about the local way of life with a visit to a traditional local village.
Discover our castaway picnic island – Koduhutta, accessible only by a Dhingi or kayak just two minutes away. Picnic Lunch and Private Dining Experience can be arranged at a fee.
Being in Maldives and surrounded by the hypnotic ocean, it is just not possible to not have water sports lined up for all.
Non-motorised and snorkelling activities:
Afternoon Tea available at overwater restaurant The Falhumaa from 1600 hrs to 1730hrs (once during stay) (pre-reservation required)
Incorporating a combination of massage techniques from Bali, this is the perfect remedy for stress relief. Using pressure from the fingers, elbows and palms, this treatment stimulates, relaxes and soothes acupressure points and energy meridians.
Luxuriate in a heavenly experience with a body and face massage that relaxes you from head to toe. This deep soothing treatment relieves sore, tired muscles with the heat from basalt stones.