Sandies Bathala Maldives

Bathala Island in North Ari Atoll’s eastern side near its outer atoll barrier provides guests with an unforgettable experience just 15 minutes by seaplane from Male International Airport. Additionally, Werner Lau Diving Center boasts world-class diving capabilities on-site.

Beach Bungalows offer magnificent ocean views from their private terrace, while Island Gallery serves delicious Mediterranean food buffet-style. Beach Grill also provides dining on the sand – ideal for a special dinner experience!

Beach Bungalows

Sandies Bathala is a 4-star Island Resort that provides All-Inclusive value. Situated along the north eastern rim of Ari Atoll, this resort makes an excellent budget-friendly holiday option in Maldives. Offering both Beach Bungalows and Water Bungalows ideally positioned to take advantage of this picturesque tropical location, Sandies Bathala can cater to guests seeking budget travel experiences.

At this resort, there are only two room types to keep things straightforward – choose either a Beach Bungalow or one overlooking the glittering lagoon, with no TV in your room to help you unwind completely. A single restaurant provides delicious meals; for an unforgettable dining experience book a private candlelit table on the beach!

There is also an assortment of water activities on offer at this resort, from snorkelling with marine biologists to sunset fishing. For an extraordinary experience, take part in their one-of-a-kind experience during which you catch and cook up your own fish before having it prepared by hotel chefs on a private sandbank.

Wentworth Lau Diving Center provides guests with world-class snorkelling and diving courses. Keen snorkellers can enjoy exploring the resort’s spectacular house reef, which lies mere steps off shore, teeming with reef sharks, baby turtles, colourful corals and much more! Additionally, their team can arrange other exciting excursions such as sunset snorkelling trips and visits to private sandbanks.

Water Villas

Sandies Bathala Maldives, situated on the eastern edge of North Ari Atoll, boasts both Beach Bungalows and modern Water Villas for an All-Inclusive Island Resort experience that is exceptional value. Home to an award-winning Werner Lau dive center and lesser crowding than its counterparts makes this newer property an excellent option for Dream World Adventures clients looking for relaxation.

Beach Bungalows offer private verandas that overlook the shallow waters of the lagoon and feature custom-designed furniture as well as bathrooms featuring double basins and open air showers. Just a short swim from the beach takes guests directly to their own reef house reef where guests can marvel at an amazing diversity and abundance of fish species.

Nothing beats spending the day snorkelling or sunset diving with one of our expert marine biologists or simply relaxing on one of the white powdery beaches or enjoying time at our spa – there’s even sunset fishing and trips out to an exclusive sandbank available as exciting excursions!

Sandies Bathala Maldives features rooms equipped with private bathrooms, TV, air conditioning and minibar, coffee/tea makers, in-room digital safes and hair dryers for every guest. Each balcony or terrace boasts ocean views as well as ceiling fans; some units may even feature their own Jacuzzi! Cots or extra beds may be made available upon request at an additional charge while guests can purchase extra meals and activities through its restaurants and bars.

Dive Centre

Sandies Bathala Maldives is one of Dream World Adventures’ select 4-star Island Resorts that provides All Inclusive value to our valued clients. Here, guests have their choice between Beach Bungalows or modern Water Bungalows.

All 46 Beach Bungalows blend seamlessly into the surroundings, boasting their own private terrace directly on a stunning beach. Meanwhile, each of the 24 Water Bungalows built on piers features spacious rooms featuring their own terrace with access to a lagoon or canal system.

Sandies Bathala’s house reef is widely considered one of the best in Maldives, boasting a vast array of fish species. Twice daily, their Dhonis transport divers directly to nearby dive sites – offering full and half day excursions for divers of all levels of experience.

If you want a luxurious experience, Sandies Bathala’s Mvua African Rain Spa provides the ideal place. Here, visitors can indulge in massages, scrubs and rituals as part of their indulgence treatments.

Are You Planning Your Wedding at Sandies Bathala or Renewing Vows with Us? Sandies Bathala Resort offers several packages tailored specifically to your requirements for an unforgettable celebration at their picturesque venue and with their personalized service on this important day in life.

On this island there is an array of activities for guests to participate in such as fishing, water sports and snorkelling. Additionally, excursions to famous dive spots and proximity to a natural park are organized through excursions organised by the hotel as well as evening entertainment programs like BBQ nights and dance shows. Relaxation options such as lounge bars and beach bars offer peace and serenity on this resort, where staff are extremely friendly and helpful as are its food offerings, offering both local and international dishes for consumption.


Sandies Bathala’s MVUA African Rain Spa is the ideal spot for exploring the magic of Maldives and finding balance. Offering treatments rooted in African, Asian, and European traditions – such as massage therapy sessions from two massage rooms as well as outdoor massage areas – the spa aims to calm spirits while rejuvenating body and mind alike. Equipped with two massage rooms as well as an outdoor massage area; as well as therapies such as scrubs, manicures, pedicures and facials it provides services perfect for relaxing getaways from everyday stressors – perfect for relaxation!

A warm and welcoming spa offers the ideal spot for relaxation and rejuvenation. At MVUA Spa, natural ingredients like plants, flowers, salt, cereals, spices, wild honey and unrefined sugar are used to craft tailor-made treatments and therapies tailored specifically for each client.

Ari Atoll Resort, just 15 minutes by seaplane from Male, opened in 2019 and offers simple beach bungalows or water villas with no televisions so guests can completely relax. In addition, there is a pool, restaurant, bar and the Warner Lau dive centre on site.

Bathala is an idyllic dive site for divers of all skill levels and provides couples the perfect place to unwind together with various romantic getaway packages that include everything from sunset cruises, spa treatments and photo sessions.

Weddings & Honeymoons

Sandies Bathala Maldives offers you the ideal setting to celebrate a wedding on an exotic beach surrounded by ocean waters or renewing your vows on an intimate Dhoni cruise, making this boutique island resort the perfect location for an unforgettable romantic escape. Just 15 minutes by seaplane from Male International Airport, Sandies Bathala Maldives promises you an unforgettable romantic escape that won’t break the bank!

All-inclusive rates provide daily breakfast, lunch and dinner served buffet style in the Main Restaurant. Drinks included with this package include soft drinks, American coffee/tea/beer/wine by the glass from 10:00-24:00 as well as selected cocktails between 18.00-23:30. Furthermore, each room provides free Wi-Fi and air conditioning.

All inclusive rates also provide access to the MVUA SPA, which offers guests a memorable and luxurious experience of relaxation and renewal in a harmonious setting. Created to encapsulate the beauty and magic of African environment, the Spa operates from 9 AM until 8 PM offering signature treatments and massages as well as two massage rooms equipped with outdoor areas where guests can indulge in various therapies, rituals, scrubs, body/face treatments as well as additional beauty care tailored specifically to each guest’s individual needs – be it relaxation, romantic getaway or wellness retreat retreat!

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