Uniquely positioned in a UNESCO Biosphere reserve, on the Baa Atoll in the Maldives, Finolhu is a vibrant and luxurious retreat. Finolhu is one of the best beach resorts in the Maldives. It stretches across four islands and its beaches are about two kilometres long. Tropical plants line the sandy paths of the main island like in a botanical garden. Unlike most resorts in the Maldives that focuses on the the honeymoon concept, Finolhu is a fun, retro-inspired island that encourages larger group of friends and families to gather and party. Finolhu can be reached by a 30-minute seaplane ride from Malé International Airport or by a 15-minute flight to Dharavandhoo Domestic Airport followed by a 25-minute speedboat ride.
Facilities & Activities:
Being located in Baa Atoll, discover immersive experiences at the dive centre offering a series of activities and excursions including snorkelling, diving, fishing, cruising and more. You can see beautiful striped rays, impressive corals, sharks, sea turtles and colorful fish, all here at the beautiful Finolhu. For exhilarating water adventures, guests can try the Watersports centre. The fully-equipped spa fuses the very best of East and West in a pampering menu of holistic programmes and bespoke treatments expertly delivered in soothingly tranquil surrounds. The hotel offers an indoor and outdoor gym, yoga or meditation at the outdoor Yoga Pavilion or directly on the beach.
Rooms & Suites:
There are two main types of accommodations here at Finolhu, over water villas and beach houses. Each one of Finolhu’s villas are located either on the island’s beachfront or directly over the ocean waters. More than half of the villas feature a private pool, while every villa category offers a spacious living area with all the modern comforts of home. Bright, colorful seafront villas feature thatch roofs, free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and minibars, plus outdoor showers and verandas. A bathroom with ocean view bathtub and shower, and views over Finolhu lagoon and the sandbank.
Finolhu has 6 restaurants and offers elegant dining options. Beach Kitchen is located right by the sea, its heart where guests can savour international favourites anytime of the day. Other choices include the toes-in-the-sand dining experience at Crab Shack, situated halfway along Finolhu’s marvellous sandbank. The boutique-style Arabian Grill celebrates the legendary spice blends of Middle Eastern flavours. For breakfast or lunch, the Milk Lab offers healthy snacks and ice creams. Guests can enjoy a snack or drink along with spectacular views from the upper deck at the Beach Club.
Hotel Rating: *****
Hotel Address: Kanufushi Island Baa Atoll, Maldives
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