- Deluxe all-inclusive concept with indulgent dining and engaging activities
- Find your own space with over a kilometre of powder-white beaches
- Well-equipped dive centre with a house reef and the best dives of Raa Atoll
- Free use of the gym, tennis and padel courts, and non-motorised watersports
Emerald Faarufushi is a brand new luxury resort in Raa Atoll, less than an hour’s flight from Male. The island’s tranquil, tropical scenery casts a calming vibe around this resort, combining with the superior facilities and refined service to create an overall atmosphere of barefoot elegance. Built to satisfy even the most discerning travellers, Emerald Faarufushi’s deluxe all-inclusive concept delivers unparalleled exclusivity, providing numerous perks that are often excluded from similar packages. Dine on diverse and delicious cuisine, relax in the spa, or stay active with a range of onsite recreational pursuits, including scuba diving, snorkelling and racket sports.
About Emerald Faarufushi
Emerald Faarufushi is a new five-star all-inclusive resort, located in Raa Atoll - a scenic 45 minutes seaplane journey from the international airport. This exclusive retreat is situated on a small private island surrounded by swaying palm trees and more than a kilometre of white sandy beaches. These tropical landscapes are a gateway to tranquillity, creating an enchanting atmosphere of barefoot elegance throughout the resort. Of course, the 80 individual villas are all built with the intention of integrating into this stunning surrounding environment, championing a soft, sophisticated design which incorporates natural elements of stone and wood.
A proud member of The Leading Hotels of the World, Emerald Faarufushi stands out for its minimalist but modern architecture, authentic cultural experiences and meticulously refined services that defies pretence. Designed with the discerning traveller in mind, this magnetic and joyful resort is a real sanctuary in which guests can feel pampered and relaxed, offering an impeccable and non-intrusive service style and an indulgent all-inclusive package that starts the second you set foot on the island. Complementary perks of this package include delicious dining and drinking across the resort’s seven outlets, use of non-motorised watersports facilities, a weekly excursion and professional assistance with a personalised training programme.
Explore the resort
Within the innovative deluxe all-inclusive concept, this resort offers a wide range of bars and restaurants, all faithfully reproducing authentic recipes of different cultures, using the finest, purest flavours and ingredients. From the global delights of Aqua Restaurant and Beach Club Grill, to succulent South American meat dishes at Carnivorous, southern European specialities at Mediterraneo and tempting teppanyaki at Le Asiatique, Emerald Faarufushi is the ideal place for culinary-curious guests. Plus, the Sunset Pool Bar is the perfect place to enjoy a cool beverage to the sound of chilled-out tunes, while the Eclipse Bar welcomes free spirits with discerning cocktails and hand-picked wines.
The Emerald Spa is a tropical nest of indulgence, combining world-class treatments from Thai and Balinese cultures. Incorporated within the contemporary spa, guests will find eight air-conditioned huts, a steam room, a relaxation area with plunge pools, a yoga pavilion and manicure and pedicure stations. A well-equipped gym is available for guests, with the option of professional assistance in creating a personalised training programme. Moreover, the sport centre features both a tennis court and a padel court on the marina jetty. Emerald Faarufushi’s fully-equipped watersports centre is the place to go for some wet and wild excitement, with Hobie-cat sailing, kayaking and windsurfing on offer. Motorised watersports like jet skis are also available at extra charge.
Diving from Emerald Faarufushi
Emerald Faarufushi’s PADI 5-Star dive centre is located near the arrival jetty, on a small coral island, offering very easy access to the sea. From here, you can jump directly into the lagoon and enjoy incredible underwater experiences on the resort’s own house reef, or board a spacious and fast dive boat to explore the world-class sites of north Raa Atoll.
Multilingual instructors are on hand to assist with dives, showing you the best spots and most beautiful creatures. These instructors are also highly-skilled in delivering professional training towards various PADI certifications, with students benefiting from a convenient onsite classroom in which to conduct theory lessons. Scuba gear is available to rent directly from the dive centre, and includes equipment for children. Diver propulsion vehicles can also be rented and nitrox fills can be provided for certified guests.
- Children from 3 to 12 years of age can enjoy many creative, educational and stimulating activities and games, both indoors and outdoors, at the Dolphins Kids Club.
Diving in Raa Atoll
Manta RaysYear round
Walls & pinnaclesYear round
Soft coralsYear round
Healthy coralsYear round
Number of rooms
Official dive center rating
Discover Scuba Diving, Open Water, Advanced Open Water, Rescue, Nitrox