No matter your travel goals – romantic escape for two or active family getaway – this resort checks all the boxes. From glass-bottomed Talise Spa treatment rooms with views of marine life while receiving massage to family activities like ziplining and mountain biking – everything from romance to action awaits at this beautiful destination resort.
Shimmers offers Mediterranean cuisine in an atmosphere reminiscent of a chic beach club, while each villa category boasts an exclusive rooftop terrace offering unparalleled views and privacy.
Beachfront and overwater living
Maldives is unrivaled when it comes to idyllic island getaways, offering spectacular beaches and crystal clear water to begin your escape in style. Luxurious island resorts provide an exceptional barefoot experience amid natural beauty and aquatic marvels that won’t soon be forgotten!
Jumeirah Maldives Olhahali Island stands out from other Maldivian hotels by stepping outside the usual tropical style, featuring 67 Mediterranean chic beach and overwater villas designed by Miaja that offer stylish departure. Boasting minimalist uncluttered aesthetics with enormous picture windows for plenty of natural light, these contemporary villas provide spaces that you may never want to leave!
Each villa, nestled either directly on the beach or over water, boasts its own rooftop relaxing area, private pool and sundeck for the ultimate villa vacation experience. Villa guests also can choose between several dining experiences including Glow & Shimmers restaurants as well as bars & lounges to satisfy all their dining needs.
Beach and House Reef offer divers a unique diving experience, providing opportunities to snorkel or dive to their heart’s content while uncovering an exciting subsurface world. Discover magnificent house reef that hosts manta rays, whale sharks and spotted hawk beams amongst other marine life species – with special night journeys available until nightfall to experience this submerged world in all its beauty!
Families will find something fun for all at this resort, from its Splash waterpark and indoor play area, tennis courts and billiards tables, plus enriching activities ranging from cake decorating to coconut oil extraction that give youngsters an opportunity to learn about the island, its culture and traditions.
Firumaalaa Couples Ritual provides couples with a romantic evening experience on either the beach or private rooftop of their villa, complete with massage and dinner. After being whisked off to enjoy this unforgettable ritual, your host will transform either location into an enchanting haven of flickering candlelight to help say, varrah loabi vey (I Love You). Finally, as sunset fades over the horizon your butler will create an evening to remember filled with beautiful sand and seascapes – an evening to remember!
Contemporary interiors and architecture
North Male Atoll provides a beautiful setting for this all-villa luxury resort, Jumeirah Maldives Olhahali Island is only an hour from Male capital by speedboat or seaplane and stands out as something unexpected yet refreshing among tropical islands.
At Jumeirah Maldives All Villa Retreat, the focus is on creating an idyllic paradise experience enriched with signature Jumeirah hospitality, innovative dining concepts and striking design details. Each of the 67 beachfront and overwater villas designed by Singaporean studio Miaja offers modern take on tropical aesthetic that most resorts in Maldives adhere to; each one exuding Mediterranean chic features floor-to-ceiling picture windows for natural lighting as well as minimal uncluttered decor that exude Mediterranean aesthetic.
Contemporary design is defined not just by furniture; rather, its materials speak volumes about it. Utilizing multiple high-quality organic materials adds depth and dimension to spaces beyond their plain aesthetic; Bamboo, cork, marble and recycled plastics often feature as accent pieces against more subdued baseboards and walls; reflecting an ongoing trend towards ecological design in our society as we enter a new millennium. This emphasis on quality materials also mirrors an emerging movement towards more ecological design that is redefining modernism itself.
Another significant trend in contemporary interiors is the trend toward more luxurious materials such as gold and silk. Kelly Hoppen of British top interior designer fame has an exquisite yet simple style which lends itself to this glamorous direction, as does concrete, glass and metal finishes becoming more prevalent. This style celebrates both innovation and opulence by merging styles to create truly original rooms with captivating rooms designed by creative individuals such as herself.
Glow and Shimmers provides all-day dining, as well as supervised aquatic adventures for tots and teens, overwater sanctuary at Talise Spa and mesmerising underwater world is just minutes away from you – with careful marine-life management and reef reseeding, Olhahali House Reef is set to give guests glimpses into nature for centuries to come!
A seamless arrival
Jumeirah Maldives Olhahali Island is an all-villa luxury resort nestled along the tranquil waters of North Male Atoll and features eye-catching panoramic architecture and soothing interior design by Singaporean design studio Miaja, which evokes Mediterranean chic and stands out among other archipelago resorts.
Your journey to tropical paradise starts by speedboat or seaplane from the capital city and begins with an effortless check-in and transfer process at the airport, before being welcomed by our team of dedicated hospitality staff upon your arrival at the hotel. At your beachfront or overwater villa you’ll be met by large picture windows and an uncluttered design which puts the stunning surroundings center stage – not forgetting each villa has its own infinity pool, rooftop terrace and steps leading directly into the house reef in its location!
From the moment you step inside your villa, every detail has been carefully thought through to ensure a satisfying and relaxing stay. Each bedroom boasts all of the amenities for an enjoyable break – such as freestanding bathtub, outdoor shower and private infinity pool – perfect for rest and relaxation during your holiday stay. Furthermore, families can make use of separate living and dining areas, while couples can unwind in privacy within their luxurious sanctuary.
Personalised service extends far beyond your villa and into the resort’s wide array of facilities and activities, such as snorkelling and diving on Olhahali House Reef or treating yourself at Talise Spa with glass-bottom rooms for viewing underwater marine life, or booking an exciting sunset cruise or submarine tour.
Guest can dine at one of three restaurants at the resort, plus a cafe and gelateria: Shimmers offers refreshing Mediterranean fare; Glow provides all-day dining with healthy options; while Kayto offers unique Peruvian-Japanese culinary fusion known as Nikkei cuisine.
Experiences to suit all
With its prime setting on North Male Atoll’s sparkling waters, this all-villa resort provides privacy for romantic escapes as well as blissful island escapes for friends and family – with experiences to suit more active travellers too! Designed by Singaporean studio Miaja, this all-villa resort stands out with its eye-catching architecture and relaxing interiors; perfect for romantic escapes. Mediterranean glamour meets signature barefoot luxury at every turn.
The 67 double-storey villas and suites combine penthouse flair with South Beach elegance. Each villa and suite is graced with an exquisite rooftop terrace that affords guests views of the skyline or waves rolling in from their private infinity pools. These spacious rooms also include open plan living/dining areas, smart TVs with digital channels, premium bedding, free WiFi connectivity and fully equipped bathrooms – everything a discerning traveller could ask for in an accommodation solution!
Apart from rooftop terraces, guests can also take advantage of luxurious beachfront pavilions or any one of three restaurants on site – each featuring their own specialty menu and offering beautiful sunset views.
Olhahali 5-star resort, within 10-minutes drive from both Angsana Beach and Bandos Beach and within boat ride distance to Full Moon and Thulhagiri beaches, features massage services and spa treatments such as facials and body wraps, for guests’ indulgence. Furthermore, two outdoor pools as well as 24-hour fitness center round out its offerings to visitors.
Glow offers international cuisine while Kayto serves fresh seafood dishes, and 24-hour room service is also provided.
For those wanting to explore the island, a short tour on a traditional Maldivian dhoni will reveal highlights such as the pink coral 17th-century mosque; Sinamale Bridge crossing the sea; and Instagrammable fish markets where tuna, octopus and grouper are unloaded from local boats (dhows). Longer trips can also be organized so guests can stay on beautiful “local islands”, often staying in guesthouses on these picturesque isles.