On the southern tip of the Ari Atoll is Maafushivaru Maldives, which is surrounded by clear waters with a house reef, powder-white soft sand and lush vegetation. This 550 yard long island features thatch-roofed villas, a spa and a gym.
The contemporary beach, or over-water, villas are air-conditioned and equipped with a flat-screen TV with a DVD player and iPod docking station. They also feature an outdoor terrace, espresso machine and spacious private bathroom with a bathtub and a shower.
Guests can enjoy diving and snorkeling besides fishing. Relaxing massages can be arranged at the spa. There is also an outdoor swimming pool with children's pool. Free Wi-Fi is provided.
Maafushivaru's main restaurant overlooks the lagoon and has a buffet of international and local flavors. 135° East is a contemporary Teppanyaki and Sushi restaurant with its own over-water pavilion. Private dining arrangements can also be made. The Library Lounge coffee shop serves a range of tea and specialty coffees. There is also bar and wine chiller.
Maafushivaru Maldives is in the same lagoon as Lonubo. It is a 25-minute seaplane ride from Malé International Airport.
|room size||112 sq.m.|
|bed(s)||1 King Bed|
These are surrounded by abundant vegetation and located right beside the beach with sun loungers on a private deck facing the sea. The bathroom is semi open air and features twin vanities and shower while an outdoor garden area has a rainfall shower made of stone.
|room size||100 sq.m.|
|bed(s)||1 King Bed|
These magnificent villas are built out over water and offer modern comforts same as the Beach Villas along with the stunning view of the lagoon. Each villa is completely private being accessed by its own walkway from the main jetty. The bathroom features a rainfall shower and a bath with hot and cold water and offers view of the ocean. Outside is your own wooden deck with a seating area and sun loungers from where you can watch the myriad of different colored tropical fish swimming by whilst you enjoy a relaxing drink from the mini bar. Alternatively you may wish to join them via the steps which lead down directly into the sea.