If you think the Maldives is a one-size-fits-all destination, it’s time to think again. Home to 1,190 islands across dazzling 26 atolls, the jewel of the Indian Ocean truly offers something for everyone. Take the guesswork out of planning your perfect Eid Al Adha escape to the Maldives with 5 must-visit resorts to suit every mood, brood and budget, from family-friendly stays to adventure-packed adults’ getaways.
For flawless party vibes: The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives
A short seaplane ride away from Male, The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives offers a pitch-perfect blend of downtime and living the high life, perfect for an Eid Al Adha getaway with everyone you know. When you stay at this free-spirited Raa Atoll retreat for five nights or more, you will enjoy a raft of exclusive benefits with the Stowaway Long Stay offer, including complimentary seaplane transfers for two, access to The Standard’s dedicated Seaplane Lounge, daily breakfasts, and discounts on food, drinks and anything-but-standard spa treatments.
For asensational gastronomic journey: Heritance Aarah Maldives
Experience an extraordinary culinary getaway at Heritance Aarah Maldives, amidst an unending blanket of azure with splashes of aquamarine around slivers of white sand in Raa Atoll. With six unique dining options, the chefs at the resort create innovative world class dining for every taste, promising a remarkable gastronomic journey.
Indulge in a contemporary dining experience that combines traditional Sri Lankan spices with inventive Maldivian flavors at Ambula, the must-visit restaurant in the Maldives or take a trip to the vibrant streets of Bangkok and Tokyo at Hathaa. For a romantic dining experience, Ginifati offers a beach grill by the ocean, where you can savor freshly made seafood in private pods whilst Ralu that takes inspiration from Mediterranean brasseries, serving a mini buffet and à la carte favorites.
The resort also offers a range of bars, including Falhu Bar and Baani for Middle Eastern cuisine, Bandhi Bar for poolside relaxation with creative cocktails, and Sky Bar for an unforgettable night under the starlit sky. With the finest produce and innovative world-class dining, this is a vacation you won't soon forget.
For an unforgettable family escape: JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa
Make the Indian Ocean your summer home this year, with an incredible escape at JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa on Vagaru Island. Just a short flight from the GCC and an easy 55-minute seaplane ride from Male, this enchanting paradise ticks all of your tropical island boxes. Crafted with families, friends and multigenerational groups in mind, the Duplex Beach Pool Villas are ideal options to relax and unwind with your loved ones. Junior travellers will have a ball at the Little Griffins Kids Club, while parents will relish the choice of five restaurants, three bars and an exceptional spa. When you Stay 10 Nights or more, get a complimentary upgrade from Bed & Breakfast to the All-Inclusive ‘Savor the Endless’ package.
For adult fun in the sun: W Maldives
An epic adult’s playground, W Maldives is ideal for those seeking island relaxation, exclusivity and outdoor thrills, with 77 private suites, an array of dining options, and curated activities including snorkelling, diving and jet skiing. Sail off into a sunset cruise on the ESCAPE Yacht for an intimate adventure, with a luxury two-cabin motorsailer that can be chartered for day excursions or overnight trips. This Eid, book the Escape! Fly and Dine offer and receive return shared seaplane transfers, daily breakfast and dinner, and more.
For hassle-free access from Male: Adaaran Prestige Vadoo
If you want to fast-track your transfer time and slip straight into holiday mode, book wallet-friendly Adaaran Prestige Vadoo, a 15-minute speedboat ride from Maldives International Airport. Ideal for families seeking comfort and couples on a quest for adventure, the resort offers 50 water villas perched over the sea. Explore the island with snorkelling, whale submarine adventures and sunset fishing, and enjoy indulgent therapies at the Mandara Spa. Book the Island Getaway for a premium all-inclusive package and 20% off accommodation.