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- Year-round manta ray sightings with a peak between October and November
- One of the Maldives’ most romantic and exclusive resorts with just 20 villas
- Outstanding facilities for divers with free nitrox, top-end rental gear, and packages for unlimited tanks
- Some of the Maldives’ most stunning guest facilities with luxury everywhere
Adaaran Prestige Water Villas is a paradise for lovers, offering exclusive and private guest facilities, romantic details at every turn, and a maximum of 40 guests on-site. The island's chic and spacious over-water villas blend seamlessly into a stunning natural backdrop, complete with a sparkling white sand beach, crystal clear lagoon, and swaying palms. Spoil yourself with fine dining and drinking, pampering spa services, and romantic island excursions for two. Or, grab your dive buddy and head to the water for scuba diving, snorkelling, and exciting day trips around the atoll.
About Adaaran Prestige Water Villas
Part of the luxurious Aitken Spence Hotels family of resorts, Adaaran Prestige Water Villas, is one of the most romantic and exclusive islands in Raa Atoll. This stunning escape from the everyday features facilities to suit adventurous couples, plus all the luxurious amenities you'd expect from a five-star property. Each chic and spacious over-water villa comes equipped with all the essentials for enjoying your stay, plus 24-hour concierge service. This resort’s minimalist design blends perfectly into a backdrop of dazzling white sand, crystal clear water, and quiet paths through the tropical jungle.
Raa Atoll is a paradise for divers and sports enthusiasts. Scuba dive, snorkel, and explore any time you want on the island's expansive house reef. Or, treat yourself to soothing spa services, fine dining and drinking, romantic excursions, and long days of relaxation at the infinity pool. Adaaran Prestige Water Villas is perfectly situated right next to the larger Meedhupparu Island, giving you access to multiple house reefs accessible via shore or boat. And, you can expect quick commutes to all the best dive sites in the atoll, featuring moderate currents, channels and seamounts, and colourful coral gardens.
Explore the resort
Adaaran Prestige Water Villas hosts a maximum of 40 guests, making it feel more like a private getaway than a five-star resort. This island's luxurious water villas and guest facilities blend seamlessly into nature, with plenty of virgin island left for exploration. Each spectacularly appointed and spacious villa comes equipped with everything you'll need for your dream vacation, plus a private butler to cater to your every whim. This resort proudly offers a stunning variety of watersports and excursions of every kind, bringing guests up close with Maldivian culture, cuisine, and nature.
With only 20 tables per night, the chefs at Adaaran Prestige Water Villas have the freedom to focus on innovative and sumptuous menus, with different exotic offerings each day. And, they are happy to custom create meals for special occasions and diets, catering to every palate and preference. The island's Chavani Spa offers a variety of calming services, including massage, bodywork, and romantic couples sessions. The spa itself is an oasis of calm with relaxation areas, steam room, and sauna, all surrounded by lush tropical gardens. Adaaran Prestige Water Villas caters specifically to couples, and your butler will be happy to arrange romantic excursions and meals for two throughout this lover's paradise.
Diving from Adaaran Prestige Water Villas
Adaaran Prestige Water Villas partner dive centre, Dive Point, specialises in concierge service and unique underwater experiences. Take advantage of complimentary intro dives, SSI courses, and guided day and nighttime adventures on the island's house reef. Plus, get to know the region with scheduled boat trips that hit all the atoll’s best sites, including current-swept channels and bustling cleaning stations known for manta ray sightings. If you'd rather set off on your own, spend your days exploring the island's expansive and colourful coral gardens. You're guaranteed to have a great time with top of the line rental gear and cameras, spacious custom dive boats, free nitrox for qualified divers, packages for unlimited tanks, and an expert international staff.
Raa Atoll is an exciting and diverse diving area with sites to suit everyone. Take it easy exploring shallow reefs, or opt for adventure further afield with moderate currents, big fish, and spectacular underwater formations. This atoll also plays host to some very exciting marine megafauna, and lucky divers can spot turtles, sharks, and even reef manta rays all year round. Dive Point offers camera rental, private underwater photography sessions, underwater weddings, and custom experiences to help you capture and keep your Maldivian memories.
- This exclusive resort welcomes guests of all kinds but is best enjoyed by adventurous couples.
- Pack a few smart outfits for romantic evenings of dining and drinking around the island.
- Keep your camera ready during boat rides around the island - dolphins are often spotted on the surface.
- Stays over three nights include a complimentary beach dining experience, spa session, photo tour, and an introductory dive.
Diving in Raa Atoll
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Discover Scuba Diving, Scuba Diver, Open Water Diver, Advanced Open Water