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All-Inclusive Resorts in Maldives

All-inclusive resorts in Maldives lay all your monetary worries to rest with their exhaustive stay packages. With its luxurious overwater villas, pristine beaches, colourful coral reefs, uninhabited islands, and array of exotic water sports and thrilling marine life, Maldives is definitely not a budget travel destination. It is the luxury traveller’s dream come true.

However, there is nothing more annoying on a beautiful summer getaway than worrying about the bill that will reach your room at the end of your stay. When you book an all-inclusive package, you can indulge in all the holiday activities, cocktails, and canapes that you want without a care for your wallet. Since everything is prepaid, you are free to spend your vacation as you choose.

That’s why, more and more travellers are opting for all-inclusive resorts in Maldives. Many other resorts offer all-inclusive packages in addition to regular stays. Typically, an all-inclusive package includes stay, all meals, taxes, and a few extracurricular activities. Sometimes, it may also cover airport transfers and hotel credit. Here are 10 all-inclusive resorts in Maldives

  1. Lily Beach Resort and Spa

The five star Lily Beach Resort and Spa is one of the best-known all-inclusive retreats in Maldives.

All-inclusive package: The Lily Beach Resort and Spa all-inclusive package includes all meals at Lily Maa restaurant, French champagne, Wi-Fi, unlimited drinks at The Spirit Bar and Vibe Bar, an a la carte dinner at Tamarind restaurant, mini bar that is refilled daily, two excursions per day and fitness classes. As a bonus, you also get snorkelling equipment and access to the VIP lounge at Trans Maldivian Airways seaplane terminal.

Rooms: There are family beach villas for those travelling with their families, lagoon villas with unobstructed access to the sea, deluxe water villas for the classic overwater experience, and sunset water suites for ultimate indulgence.

Dining: Apart from Lily Maa, the signature restaurant, you can also dine at Tamarind (oriental and Indian), Teppenyaki (Japanese), and Les Turquoise D’Aqua (seaside ambience dining).

Price from: USD 305 per night

Rizort PrivilEDGE: USD 100 resort credit

  1. Kandolhu Maldives

Located on its own island with a secluded beach, Kandolhu Maldives is the ideal retreat for honeymooners and couples. The house reef teems with exciting marine life.

All-inclusive package: There are three kinds of packages available at Kandolhu Maldives. You can book just bed and breakfast, go for a package including all three meals, or opt for the all-inclusive package which includes 30 specially chosen wines, branded premium spirits and other refreshments, a private snorkelling tour or sunset cruise with champagne and canapes, and discounted spa treatments.

Rooms: Choose between beach villas, pool villas, and ocean villas. The 30 villas are designed in five different styles but all retain the aura of seaside bliss.

Dining: The Market is Kandolhu’s all-day dining restaurant while the open-air Olive restaurant serves Mediterranean cuisine. Other options are Sea Grill (seafood), Banzai (Japanese), and Ata Roa (Mexican/Peruvian).

Price from: USD 482 per night

Rizort PrivilEDGE: USD 100 resort credit

  1. Kurumba Maldives Vihamanafushi

One of the best known resorts in the Maldives, Kurumba Maldives Vihamanafushi is a favourite with families and couples alike. A beautiful beach, numerous leisure activities, and exemplary service are among the highlights of this retreat.

All-inclusive package: Kurumba Maldives has a variety of meal plans on offer. But the ultimate package is the ‘Dine-Around All-Inclusive’, which includes lunch and dinner in a variety of restaurants, a wide selection of beverages, and a choice between a snorkelling safari and a tour of Male. The ‘Full-Board All-Inclusive’ offers the same benefits, except for the fact that meals are limited to Vihamanaa Restaurant.

Rooms: Choose between well-equipped bungalows, villas, and suites at Kurumba Maldives. Most of the villas house at least four guests and are thus ideal for families. The two bedroom Kurumba Residence houses eight guests.

Dining: Eight restaurants and three bars ensure that you never have to repeat the same dining experience twice! Particularly atmospheric are Athiri, the beach and sunset bar, and Hamakaze, the overwater teppenyaki restaurant.

Price from: USD 241 per night

Rizort PrivilEDGE: USD 100 resort credit

  1. Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives

Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives at Pasta Point features amazing overwater bungalows and some of the best surfing and diving spots in the Maldives. An impressive spa, world-class restaurants, and fabulous beach are also part of the retreat.

All-inclusive package: The all-inclusive room rate entitles you to buffet and a la carte meals, access to all bars and restaurants, room service, BBQ facilities, wine or champagne, fruits and snacks, and numerous activities like canoeing, windsurfing, snorkelling, massages at the spa, fishing, diving, and more.

Rooms: Couples will love the romantic overwater suites, while the water and beach bungalows charm you with their warm colours and calming décor. For families, the superior rooms are a great option.

Dining: Koimala Restaurant serves buffets spreads both indoors and on the beach. Raalhu Bar is the perfect place to unwind after a surfing session and watch other surfers in action. Raiyvilaa offers mesmerizing sunset views and Rehendhi is exclusively for those staying in the overwater suites.

Price from: USD 132 per night

Rizort PrivilEDGE: USD 100 resort credit

  1. Soneva Fushi

An untouched island with soft, white sand beaches plays host to Soneva Fushi, a retreat studded with sprawling luxury villas and lush green forest.

All-inclusive package: Guests can opt for a half-board or full-board package. The former includes two meals, while the latter comprises of all three meals per day. All guests enjoy welcome fruit and drink upon arrival, complimentary snorkelling and non-motorized water sports, use of bicycles and access to various amenities including a chocolate and ice-cream parlour, observatory, cinema hall, and yoga and meditation sessions.

Rooms: Villas at Soneva Fushi are located on the sunrise and sunset sides of the island, so you’re guaranteed to have splendid views and access to a gorgeous beach and sparkling sea. The sunset side however is more private and better for snorkelling.

Dining: Vegetarians will love ‘Fresh in the Garden’ while ‘Once Upon A Table’ has no menu, allowing the chef to surprise you. Out of the Blue serves Vietnamese and Indonesian cuisine, and So Hands On is the resort’s sushi centre.

Price from: USD 1119 per night

Rizort PrivilEDGE: USD 100 resort credit

  1. Soneva Jani

Inspiring villas surrounded by the turquoise ocean await you at Soneva Jani. Equipped with private pools, slides that plunge you into the lagoon, and retractable roofs that allow you to stargaze, the resort offers the ultimate in luxury, and seclusion.

All-inclusive package: You won’t have to worry about anything once you opt for Soneva Jani’s all-inclusive package, which includes your accommodation, all meals at the resort’s restaurants with the option to dine in your own villa, a variety of joint excursions and activities, numerous alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in the restaurants, daily replenished mini bar, laundry service, and round trip transfers from Male Airport.

Rooms: The overwater reserve features a slide descending into the water, a personal gym, and wine cellar. The island reserve is a lavish beachfront mansion with its own sauna, waterslide, and cellar. The water retreats feature gorgeous roof decks.

Dining: The tropical Crab Shack serves delicious crab dishes that you can enjoy while watching the sunset. You could also try the full moon dining experience at the sandbar or try wine tastings and pairings at So Imaginative.

Price from: USD 1710 per night

Rizort PrivilEDGE: USD 100 resort credit

  1. Hurawalhi Island Resort

Hurawalhi Island Resort is an adults-only, all-inclusive retreat, with a stunning underwater restaurant and 90 luxurious villas that will ensure you never forget the Maldives. Choose between beachside and overwater villas for your vacation.

All-inclusive package: The all-inclusive plan at Hurawalhi Island Resort will spoil you thoroughly. You can enjoy buffet spreads at all meal times at Canneli Restaurant along with a three course lunch and dinner at Kashibo Restaurant. You also get 24 hour access to snacks at Coco Bar, over 50 cocktails, numerous spirits, wines, and non-alcoholic beverages. The plan also includes a sunset dolphin cruise, snorkelling, yoga, and windsurfing lessons and a demi bottle of champagne upon arrival. And don’t forget, the mini bar gets replenished daily! The plan also includes many reasonably priced add-ons.

Rooms: The ocean pool villas rise high above the Indian Ocean and feature their own sundecks and infinity pools. The romantic ocean villas offer breath-taking sunset views, while the beach sunset pool villas offer easy access to the resort’s facilities.

Dining: The spectacular 5.8 Undersea Restaurant is located 5.8 metres under the sea, while Kashibo serves delicacies inspired by Asian street food. Canneli is the restaurant’s buffet restaurant.

Price from: USD 467 per night

Rizort PrivilEDGE: USD 100 resort credit

  1. Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa

Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa works on the principle of ‘barefoot luxury’, and with a 360 degree house reef just a stone’s throw away from every villa, it is a dream come true for those who relish snorkelling.

All-inclusive package: The all-inclusive package of Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa is known to be one of the best on the island. Wine lovers will be pleased to know that they get access to a wide variety of wines with the package. As it offers a lot of flexibility in terms of alcohol beverages, the package is ideal for those who enjoy their cocktails.

Rooms: There are 50 villas on the property, of which 14 are overwater. The rest are enveloped by tropical forest. The villas are set apart by floor-to-ceiling windows and private decks, with some featuring plunge pools.

Dining: The Dining Room is located beside the infinity pool, and serves international cuisine all day. The Island Grill is set right on the beach and will please your palate with wood-fired oven delicacies.

Price from: USD 424 per night

Rizort PrivilEDGE: USD 100 resort credit

  1. COMO Cocoa Island

If you’ve always dreamt of staying in an overwater suite surrounded by an aquamarine lagoon and reef, COMO Cocoa Island is the perfect destination for you.

All-inclusive package: When you pay an all-inclusive rate, you get access to all the restaurants in the hotel, along with a variety of thrilling excursions and other benefits.

Rooms: The resort features 33 overwater suites and villas with earthy interiors that take a cue from the dhoni boats on the island. Wooden boardwalks connect the villas across the shallow lagoon and each one has its own terrace.

Dining: Tuck into Indian and Mediterranean cuisine at UFAA or get a drink at Faru Bar. Private and in-room dining options are also available.

Price from: USD 594 per night

Rizort PrivilEDGE: USD 100 resort credit

  1. Taj Exotica Resort and Spa

If you want to reach your resort in a jiffy from Male International Airport, Taj Exotica Resort and Spa will not disappoint. Situated on ‘Three Coconut Isle’, the resort features ocean-facing suites, a private beach, and an infinity pool.

All-inclusive package: The resort’s half board package is popular with vacationers, and includes breakfast and one other meal. A full board option may also be available. All guests enjoy the services of a butler during their stay.

Rooms: Check yourself into a lagoon villa with its own pool and spectacular views of the ocean. Alternatively give in to the breezy charms of a beach suite with private courtyard and sunset balcony. Or maybe it’s the presidential suite you need?

Dining: Deep End serves Mediterranean cuisine and 24 Degrees Restaurant caters to Pan-Asian cuisine. Enjoy a glass of wine on the sunset view patio at Equator Bar.

Price from: USD 464 per night

Rizort PrivilEDGE: USD 100 resort credit

Other great all-inclusive resorts in Maldives include Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa, Veligandu Island Resort, Kuramathi Maldives, Constance Moofushi Resort Maldives, Vakarufalhi Island Resort, Adaaran Prestige Vadoo, Maafushivaru, Kuredu Island Resort & Spa, Kihaa Maldives, Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort, Gili Lankanfushi, Meeru Island Resort & Spa, and Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa.

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