Coco Bodu Hithi Maldives Resort offers an elegant retreat where you can reunite with loved ones and appreciate nature at its finest. Come encounter Hawksbill turtles, swim with Manta rays, and take a deep breath of sea air – this resort has it all.
This paradise features 100 villas – 44 Island Villas scattered around the island, 16 Water Villas and Escape Water Villas positioned over the bio-luminescent lagoon, and 16 Coco Residences.
At a time when resort prices in the Maldives have become unreasonably expensive, Coco Bodu Hithi manages to stay true to its value proposition by being located on its own island rather than sharing longer jetties with its competitors. Once arriving at the airport it takes only minutes by speedboat transfer to reach Coco Bodu Hithi where friendly staff dressed casually but in crisp uniforms are waiting with open arms and will whisk you off on golf cart to your villa.
At Invite to Paradise, we’ve had the opportunity to stay in both Beachfront Villas at Coco Bodu Hithi as well as Overwater Villas – and all can attest that each room is exquisite! Their design team have gone above and beyond in creating luxurious accommodation with some of the most exquisite furnishings and fittings found anywhere on this side of the world.
Coco Bodu Hithi Beachfront Villas are generously-sized, featuring high ceilings and large picture windows to bring in plenty of natural light. Inside are elegant mixtures of traditional Maldivian and French decor for an inviting ambiance. Each Villa boasts its own large private pool framed by loungers overlooking a picturesque lagoon as well as four-poster daybeds on its deck to take full advantage of these incredible views.
Coco Residences offer the ultimate in luxurious accommodation on Coco Island, featuring rooms that span 184 square metres of space with high ceilings and huge windows that showcase stunning views. Each room includes a living area featuring plasma TV, stereo system and DVD player; along with a huge bedroom featuring a king bed for restful slumber. Bathrooms also boast spaciousness thanks to large freestanding bathtubs and indoor and outdoor showers.
Coco Residence’s large terrace area provides the ideal place for you to unwind. Boasting its own infinity pool, four-poster daybed, dining area, sun loungers and personal steps leading into the lagoon, it makes an excellent place for relaxation.
Coco Bodu Hithi Resort in the Maldives offers overwater villas. As soon as you step off of a speedboat and onto Coco Bodu Hithi Island’s lofty arrival pavilion, its inviting jetty extends invitingly ahead. Here, your eyes will feast upon an island boasting long stretches of powdery beach, turquoise shallow lagoon waters and lavish overwater bungalows dotted around. Coco Bodu Hithi will leave an imprint upon your heart that you won’t soon forget.
At your hotel’s beachfront villas, a team of the staff welcomes you with personalized check-in and a refreshing welcome drink before helping carry your luggage to its beachfront villa – an elegant overwater sanctuary larger than many hotel rooms with its own terrace, sunken living room, statuesque bathtub looking over the water, indoor/outdoor showers and indoor/outdoor showers.
Villas are situated at an appropriate distance apart along the edge of an overwater lagoon, giving guests plenty of privacy when basking in the sun or playing in the sea. While this resort caters to families, it’s also an ideal spot for romantic couples looking to celebrate an intimate honeymoon or romantic escape.
Bodu Hithi Island can be explored easily on foot or by buggy at any time of day or night, offering visitors the freedom to experience authentic island living compared to some nearby resorts built with similar designs. You’ll have ample opportunity to take in its tropical flora while taking in views of its turquoise lagoon from every angle.
Alternatively, the resort features an impressive gym and even offers sunset yoga classes; most guests, however, are content just relaxing on its powdery white beaches, reading a book and sipping cocktails from one of its beachside bars.
Ryan Chetiyawardana – better known by his nickname of Mr Lyan – has created an unforgettable bar menu inspired by its surroundings. You will also find an extensive selection of wines and champagne available in the lounges; or alternatively dine at Breeze Restaurant which serves breakfast-bed and-breakfast style dining.
The resort’s deluxe pool villas provide a real taste of luxury. As the biggest villas on the island, they’re an excellent option for families or couples seeking to spread out and relax without blowing their entire budget. These spacious accommodations boast floor-to-ceiling windows that bring in lots of light as well as cloud soft king beds with sunken living spaces – not to mention spacious bathrooms that include twin sinks and tubs that fit two comfortably!
Villas at House Reef Resort are situated on a tranquil lagoon, with overwater decks and alfresco dining areas that provide stunning views over to House Reef. While rooms may seem outdated, they remain comfortable and well-appointed – featuring large in-room bathtubs, indoor and outdoor showers, private swimming pools, large lounge chairs with tables for relaxing in front of sunset viewing as well as enormous decks with lounge chairs for lounging around or dining al fresco under an open sky skyline.
Coco Bodu Hithi is a medium-sized island boasting many delicious restaurants, bars, and experiences to choose from. There’s an exceptional over-the-water fitness centre where you can run on treadmills that overlook the sea; in addition, the spa boasts stunning surroundings offering relaxing therapies.
After arriving at Male Airport, guests are met by a representative at a numbered kiosk and directed toward a speedboat for their trip towards the hotel – usually about an hour’s ride along scenic waters with occasional rough seas – where a speedboat brings them directly to their resort’s jetty for personalized check-in and welcome drinks in its restaurant lounge.
The resort boasts an expansive dining and drinking offering with seven indoor and outdoor restaurants and bars, including cocktail expert Ryan Chetiyawardana of Dandelyan bar fame creating an exquisite five-drink menu especially tailored to this resort. Mr. Lyan also took time out during my stay for a residency; his cocktails reflected both its tropical setting as well as the island’s rich biodiversity; working closely with local chefs he also collaborated on creating authentic Maldivian dishes.
Coco Bodu Hithi, located on a private island in the North Male Atoll, can be reached in 40 minutes via speedboat from Male Airport. After clearing customs at Male Airport, guests are met by a representative and led to the resort jetty by speedboat; upon arriving there, polished staff greet guests warmly before leading them directly onto the sand or restaurant lounge for personalized check-in.
Island Villas provide an idyllic retreat, featuring direct beach access. Ocean View and Beachfront Villas allow for direct access to lagoons and coral reefs, offering direct access to our spacious lagoon. Each villa features generous space with its own pool, outdoor deck area and stylish contemporary decor – ideal romantic retreats.
Escape Water Villas offer an unforgettable pleasure on sparkling green-blue waters, providing a truly pleasurable experience. These 109 square-meter suites boast sleek platforms over the water, an authentic Maldivian thatched roof, alfresco dining facilities and private infinity pools for ultimate relaxation. Relax while taking in views of your luxury accommodation’s deck which overlooks its house reef residents as well as vast blue horizon.
Coco Residences are among the most exclusive villas available at any resort, set back from shore for uninterrupted ocean views. Their unique octagonal layout creates a sense of privacy while their expansive indoor/outdoor living spaces include spacious indoor/outdoor living areas. Plus they include their own jacuzzis, cold plunge pools, steam rooms, boutiques and boutiques!
Coco Bodu Hithi offers an idyllic spot to workout while taking in its breathtaking lagoon setting: its spa is built into the lagoon, featuring eight treatment rooms, an overwater yoga pavilion and gym. For dining experiences of different varieties: Air offers diverse buffets while Aqua features fine-dining seafood specialities while Tsuki specialises in Japanese fare while Stars brings together Eastern flavors with Mediterranean influences.
At this resort, its beautiful beaches are a delight for every visitor and it is easy to get lost in their soft sand or laze on a lounge chair under palm trees with a good book. Additionally, there is an over-water gym, wellness spa, and restaurant serving beach barbecues and cocktails – perfect for unwinding and rejuvenation!