Baglioni Resort Maldives – The First Italian Luxury Resort to Open in the Indian Ocean

Baglioni Resort Maldives, set on Maagau Island within the idyllic Dhaalu Atoll, is the first Italian luxury resort to open in the Indian Ocean. Boasting elegant design combined with genuine Italian hospitality in one of the most tranquil settings on earth.

These luxurious villas, comprised of three family beach villas and an incredible three-bedroom presidential water villa, are nestled amidst turquoise waters and powder soft white sand.


Taste the natural splendor of Maldives combined with Italian hospitality from Baglioni Hotels & Resorts at this new resort’s 96 villas located on Maagau Island in Dhaalu Atoll – more than just another resort but rather its very own piece of paradise!

Rooms and suites boast black parquet flooring, luxurious fabrics like silk and textile-quilted walls, as well as an elegant palette of rich black and gold tones. Additionally, guests enjoy top-of-the-line amenities including 26″ flatscreen TVs with digital music players as well as fully stocked minibars featuring Ortigia toiletries; visitors can relax poolside or sip cocktails from the bar while gazing upon the ocean beyond; alternatively dine at Gusto restaurant for authentic Italian cuisine.

No matter the occasion – from family vacations to romantic escapes – this hotel provides the ideal place for creating lasting memories. Guests can select from various villas featuring direct beach access, private pools and breathtaking ocean views; for a truly remarkable experience book the three-bedroom Presidential Water Villa which features spacious living and dining areas, verandah with outdoor daybeds, as well as an outstanding terrace for sunset cocktails!

Baglioni Resort Maldives strives to live sustainably by minimising environmental impact and waste, through recycling efforts, food waste reduction measures and utilization of renewable energy sources whenever possible. Furthermore, they give back to local groups and charities through the annual Give a Little Bit initiative.

Hotel Kensington boasts an ideal central Kensington location within walking distance of Kensington High Street and other upscale shopping and attractions such as Royal Albert Hall and Westminster Abbey. Heathrow Airport can be reached in approximately 43 minutes via driving or the hotel offers complimentary chauffeur services in its Maserati. In addition, guests may use its spa, restaurants and bars, sports facilities (such as fitness centre/yoga pavilion), as well as its complimentary chauffeur service to travel directly there from Heathrow. Ultimately, this resort won the 2021 Luxury Travel Guide Awards for Best Luxury Family Resort Sri Lanka/India/India/South India/India/South Asia/India/India/India/South India//India//IN.

Restaurants & Bars

Explore a world of dining delights with an exquisite selection of restaurants and bars at Baglioni Resort Maldives. Be it All-Inclusive breakfast, an evening meal at one of three exquisite restaurants or simply relaxing pool side for a refreshing glass of wine with friends; expect an unforgettable culinary journey during your luxurious holiday experience.

Gusto restaurant provides guests with an unforgettable Italian culinary experience from morning until well after dinner, complete with seductive waves as a backdrop. Taste is also a modern beachside restaurant offering continental and Asian buffet selections as well as a la carte services.

At this resort, guests can also take advantage of an exclusive private island to experience luxurious living and privacy in one or two Bedroom Beach Villas with direct beach access or waterside locations, and the crowning glory is the exquisite 3-Bedroom Presidential Water Villa offering spectacular ocean views, personalized butler service, and an extensive list of amenities including its own private pool.

Each villa at Baglioni Hotels & Resorts is thoughtfully crafted for tropical elegance, featuring spacious living areas with elegant furniture and handpicked accessories that create an atmosphere uniquely theirs. Bathrooms boast large tubs fitted with Illy espresso machines while bedrooms are decorated in classic styles with rich fabrics and exquisite details that complete this special atmosphere.

Baglioni Resort Maldives provides the ideal way to discover the magic of Maldivian Islands with an incredible array of excursions. Explore its vibrant marine life at PADI Gold Palm 5-star Diving Centre or embark on a day or sunset cruise around the island and soak up its captivating sights and scenery.

Maagau Island in Dhaalu Atoll, approximately 40 minutes seaplane ride from Male, offers guests a luxurious tropical paradise experience with tropical turquoise waters and velvet-smooth white sand beachfront. Dubbed as “Paradise with Italian Grace,” this new addition to Baglioni Hotels & Resorts collection can only be described as paradise with Italian grace!


Baglioni Resort Maldives combines superior comforts with breathtaking surroundings for an exquisite stay on Maagau Island of Dhaalu Atoll, just 40 minutes by seaplane from Male. Set amidst tropical vegetation and turquoise waters, its 85 luxury villas were thoughtfully crafted using materials that enhance sustainability while respecting nature’s all-embracing beauty.

The magical Baglioni Spa lies at the center of Resort, providing a true oasis of wellbeing. Boasting four rooms dedicated to individual and couples treatments as well as a Yoga Pavilion where guests can pursue their personal wellness path (be it meditation, yoga or simply breathing), plus an area dedicated to health and fitness, guests can indulge in their chosen experience here.

Families can share beauty and wellness experiences at the SPA thanks to family packages available. These packages allow guests to discover and take advantage of all its face and body treatments such as lifting, anti-ageing and regenerating facial treatments as well as remineralising and detoxifying body therapies.

No swimming pool exists here, but instead there is an elegant spa featuring gender-separate steam and treatment rooms, plus a small gym equipped with cutting edge cardio and weight lifting equipment, massage, manicure and pedicure services are provided as well as massage, manicure and pedicure services.

Brunello, the hotel’s elegant Italian restaurant and bar, was recently renovated in 2016. Room service is available around-the-clock; while public transit to Kensington High Street or Royal Albert Hall takes about seven minutes; with free chauffeur service in their Maserati available within one-and-a-half miles radius; Heathrow Airport can be reached either by public transit (43 minutes), or driving (27 minutes).

This deluxe boutique hotel enjoys a prime location overlooking Hyde Park, providing guests with all of the top-of-the-line amenities they expect from such properties. Amenities include an Italian restaurant and bar; rooms boast 26-inch flat screen TVs with digital music players and Illy espresso machines; some offer views over Kensington Gardens or courtyard areas.


Baglioni Resort Maldives stands out as an oasis of tropical natural beauty and dreaminess on Maagau island in Dhaalu Atoll, just 40 minutes by seaplane from Male. Boasting unique beach vibes combined with Italian elegance, its comprehensive comforts offer unforgettable stays with sport and relaxation activities as well as gourmet dining for their international clientele.

At Maagau Dive Centre you’ll discover an exciting variety of activities, whether that is dolphin-spotting at dawn or relaxing on an isolated islet. Additionally, expert guides offer tours into the underwater world; explore its wonders through expert house reef diving sessions; spot rays and turtles from Maagau Dive Centre’s house reef diving sites or engage in various marine-based activities.

Baglioni excels at offering family-oriented activities as well, including its kid’s club and babysitting services as well as excursions and classes like cookery classes or paddle boarding lessons. Furthermore, its spa provides plenty of relaxation opportunities with massages, body treatments, fitness studio and sauna access available within its premises.

The resort provides guests with a selection of watersports activities and an on-site beach volleyball court, along with the ability to rent snorkelling gear. Furthermore, excursions are available that allow guests to experience some of the island’s amazing sights such as Mandhoo Reef and Hurdhu Fushi.

At Maagau Dive Centre, marine biologists are working hard to grow endangered coral species in order to expand existing reef habitats and create new ones. You can assist this project by adopting a coral fragment, diving with one of their marine biologists or participating in other activities.

The main drawback to this otherwise amazing resort is that its island is quite overcrowded with both beach villas and overwater villas, creating little privacy between them and often seeing other guests pass your doorway. But nonetheless, this will provide an unforgettable experience!

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