- Luxury snorkeling trips to Hanifaru Bay - home to unique congregations of manta rays
- A fantastic Marine Discovery Centre focusing on education, research and conservation
- Unwind in the award-winning luxury spa offering bespoke wellness
- An endless range of motorised and non-motorised watersports!
Situated in the UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve of Baa Atoll - home to the legendary manta congregations at Hanifaru Bay - Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru is the epitome of sustainable luxury, and the perfect place from which to discover the atoll’s unique natural environment. Maldivian-style villas, four global restaurants, an award-winning spa and a PADI 5-Star dive centre make this paradise irresistible. Combining superior service and five-star facilities with bespoke wellness, incredible diving and a sense of adventure and discovery - Landaa Giraavaru offers an extraordinary Maldivian holiday.
About Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru
Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru is located in Baa Atoll – a natural wilderness in the Maldives' only UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, where incredible diving goes hand in hand with luxury and wellness. This family-friendly escape is just a 30-minute seaplane ride from the airport, and features one of the Maldives’ largest natural lagoons. Guests are free to explore the natural environment of the atoll from the resort’s superb PADI dive centre. Plus, there are exceptional opportunities for whale shark or manta ray encounters at the world-famous Hanifaru Bay.
Experience living alongside nature in one of the resort’s thatched villas with sand-floor living rooms and easy access to the inviting lagoon. There’s plenty of exciting activities for all ages at Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru, including a kids’ club, entertainment lounge for teens, and a wide range of adventures to be had in the watersports and recreation centre. And with four global restaurants and exquisite bars, you’ll taste the world while enjoying the stunning views, while the award-winning Spa and Ayurvedic Retreat tempts with bespoke treatments.
Explore the resort
Maldivian-style thatched villas with pools and a stunning minimalist design offer luxury and comfort, while lavish lounges are beautifully placed around the resort to take advantage of the breathtaking views. Unwind in the award-winning Spa and Ayurvedic Retreat, that blends medically-accredited therapies with ancient holistic sciences. Savour a flavourful journey in four beach and overwater restaurants serving up global and Maldivian delights, alongside bars offering fine wines, cocktails and beers.
Four gorgeous pools await, including the only olympic-sized pool in the Maldives. The kids' club features a free-form kids’ pool as well as games, craft-making, educational activities and beach fun. Plus, the resort’s Marine Discovery Centre offers enriching experiences to inspire conservationists, like coral reefscaping and turtle rehabilitation projects. Guests can burn off energy in the tennis courts and fitness centre, while adventurers will love the watersports centre where everything from snorkeling, kayaking and sailing, to motorised water activities are available. Friendly staff can arrange island hopping, dolphin cruises, and manta and whale shark trips to Hanifaru Bay by traditional dhoni, luxury liveaboard yacht, or by air on the Flying Triggerfish - the resort’s unique seaplane!
Diving from Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru
The resort has a highly-regarded PADI 5-Star IDC Centre with an outstanding, experienced team offering a full range of PADI courses in multiple languages. Kids aged eight and above can also enjoy childrens’ dive programs. Full rental gear, diver propulsion vehicles and nitrox are available. A daily two-tank trip departs every morning, followed by a single afternoon dive and a night dive after sunset.
The friendly, professional team offer daily dives on the interesting house reef, local kandus and thilas, and to explore other areas, including Lankan Manta Point cleaning station in North Male Atoll. The resort’s luxury liveaboard can also take guests to incredible sites in North and South Male Atoll, Lhaviyani Atoll and South Ari Atoll, including the 11-metre Maldives Victory freighter and the double wrecks at the famous Shipyard. Staff can also arrange snorkeling trips to the world-famous Hanifaru Bay, where manta rays congregate in large numbers, putting on an impressive show! While year-round sightings are possible in the atoll, the manta season at Hanifaru runs from June to October.
Conservation at Landaa Giraavaru
Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru is committed to conservation, transparency and a sustainable business, and is partnered with The NOW Force For Good Alliance and EarthCheck as part of its ongoing pledge to advance sustainability in all its forms. One of these is marine conservation - a core value throughout the resort. The company has an outstanding Marine Discover Centre led by a team of passionate marine biologists.
The team pioneers research, and offers guests special experiences with a variety of marine species while delivering educational programs designed to inspire the next generation of conservationists. Guests of all ages are invited to learn about Baa Atoll’s diverse marine species’ lives and habitats, and can even participate in conservation projects. From turtle rehabilitation to coral reef building, the dedicated team welcomes you to join in.
- For an enriching experience, pay a visit to the Marine Discovery Centre and participate in marine conservation programs, like turtle rehabilitation and coral building.
- While you unwind in the award-winning spa, send your little ones to the kids’ club to enjoy exciting games, beach fun and educational activities from marine conservation to cultural arts and crafts.
- Your wellness regime won’t be complete without experiencing the spa’s unique anti-gravity yoga class!
- Fly high above the waves on an X-Jet Blade - an exhilarating jet pack that takes water sports to the next level!
- Manta rays are present year-round in Baa Atoll, but the highest numbers are normally seen between June and October.
Diving in Baa Atoll
Whale sharkYear round
Manta RaysYear round
Eagle rayYear round
Schooling reef fishYear round
Giant frogfishYear round
Ghost pipefishYear round
Number of rooms
Official dive center rating
PADI 5-Star IDC Centre
Discover Scuba Diving, Open Water, Advanced Open Water, Rescue, Dive Master, Instructor, PADI Specialty Courses