The Residence Maldives

Nested on a pristine island in the Gaafu Alifu Atoll, one of the largest atolls in the world, The Residence Maldives is a secluded retreat where nature's unparalleled beauty creates a relaxing backdrop for your Maldives holiday.

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  • Secured deposit
  • 100% financial protection
  • Stringent safety & hygiene standards
  • Tried & trusted by our clients
  • Emergency medical care

Residence Maldives blends traditional Maldivian architecture with contemporary colonial elegance and modern amenities. Enjoy unique dining experiences and a host of activities including snorkelling and diving to discover the remarkable array of marine life. This is a couple's retreat that makes an enchanting Maldives honeymoon.

The design of the resort's 94 villas is inspired from the island's local beauty, with thatched roofs and natural materials and fabrics. Whether you choose a one or two-bedroom Beach Pool Villa, or a Water Pool Villa from where you can slip directly from your deck into the clear waters of the Indian Ocean, all have a classic yet modern style, with high ceilings and French windows, each balancing intimacy with stunning views. Bespoke furnishings, accented with local artefacts and wall art, sit comfortably alongside the modern amenities that are a standard in all villas.

Dining is a delight of a stay at The Residence Maldives with an array of international flavours and gastronomic delights. The Dining Room is set right on the beachfront, while The Falhumaa provides a wonderful 'over-the-ocean' dining experience. There's also many unique dining experiences available including in-villa dining.

Many water sports and activities are on hand for guests, however active or inactive you wish to be on your Maldives holiday. Several excellent dive sites are located nearby, while for a more relaxing pursuit, guests can let stress melt away in the sanctuary of the resort's Spa by Clarins. Situated at the end of a jetty, with the breeze of the ocean and views of the surrounding coral reef, it offers a range of treatments and is also the perfect place for yoga and meditation.

A holiday at The Residence Maldives provides the perfect couples retreat for a luxury Maldives holiday. It is also ideal for combining with a stopover in Dubai.

Getting There

Approximately 50min domestic flight from Male International Airport to Kadeedhdhoo Airport followed by a 10min speedboat transfer to the resort.


Water sports include snorkelling, kayaking, sailing and windsurfing. Diving and deep sea fishing trips can also be arranged. A Spa by Clarins offers a range of signature treatments, Spa programmes and yoga lessons.

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