Dive, snorkel, and relax in modern and luxurious style, at this Maldivian private island paradisefrom $1,591 /night
- Modern and sophisticated guest rooms and facilities with a chic and trendy vibe
- Something for everyone with exciting daily activities and excursions, plus all-day childcare
- Short boat rides to North Male's best sites for diving, snorkelling, and surfing
- Unparallelled spa and wellness options including yoga, acro-yoga, meditation, massage, bodywork, and more
LUX* offers a hip blend of modern design and facilities with a tropical private island backdrop. Pamper yourself with yoga, meditation, and soothing spa services, or soak up the natural beauty of the Maldives while you relax by the pool or beachside. Feeling adventurous? Earn your PADI certification, explore the resort's house reef, or take a dive, snorkel, or surf trip elsewhere in the atoll. This resort specialises in custom experiences and seamless guest service, offering tailor-made excursions throughout the region, including private yacht charter.
About LUX* North Male
One of the newest additions to the prestigious LUX* family of resorts, this modern retreat in North Male Atoll perfectly balances contemporary design with stunning natural beauty. The island's house reef is ideal for exploration, with snorkelling and diving for all skill and comfort levels, plus watersports equipment for your above-the-waves adventures. If you're after a more restful retreat, you'll love this property's spacious infinity pools, dazzling white sand beach, and secluded jungle hangouts, perfect for relaxation. LUX* North Male also offers the ultimate in wellness services, with daily yoga and meditation sessions, massage, bodywork, and more.
North Male Atoll is the Maldives’ most beloved region, thanks to its stunning tropical beauty above and below water. Experienced divers flock to this dream destination for its moderate currents, exciting channel dives, thriving coral reefs, and exciting seasonal encounters with manta rays. But, no matter what dives you have in mind, this atoll is guaranteed to impress. Make the most of your time in the water with professional PADI courses, guided scuba diving and snorkelling in some of the atoll's most exciting areas, and excursions to the region's best surf breaks.
Explore the resort
LUX* North Male replaces the thatched-roofed Maldivian image of old with a modern paradise of penthouse villas and trendy spaces to play, relax and retreat. This resort's boutique and spacious villas and residences each include a private upstairs sun terrace, swimming pool, and beach or ocean access. Spend your days diving and snorkelling on the house reef, soaking up sun at the pool, or exploring the island on foot. Or, plan a day trip or two to the atoll's best sites for diving, snorkelling, and surfing.
This resort spares no expense when it comes to dining. You'll enjoy multiple restaurants serving an exotic blend of western and local dishes, gourmet coffee and ice cream bars, and cocktail lounges. If you're looking for a little bit of romance, try a private chef's tasting menu or wine degustation. Or, request a special meal served pool or beachside in your villa. LUX* North Male also offers an extensive wellness program, with yoga and acro-yoga, meditation, massage, and bodywork available at the spa or in the privacy of your villa or residence. When you aren't taking advantage of the island's luxurious details, set aside time to explore its tropical gardens, lush jungle, and sparkling white sand beach.
Diving with LUX* North Male
LUX* North Male's partner dive centre, Best Dives Maldives, is one of the region's most professional and well-established operators. Their highly trained international team leads a variety of underwater adventures and PADI courses, all with concierge service and plenty of one-on-one attention. Guests will love this shop's comfortable and spacious custom dive boats, professional-quality rental equipment, and passionate attitude. The resort's house reef is ideal for certifying students thanks to its calm conditions and clear water. But, there are steep drop-offs and underwater caves here too, making it a diverse diving area for those with experience as well.
If you're hoping for a bit of adventure on your trip, the North Male Atoll won't disappoint. This region is famous for plunging channels, fast-paced currents, steep walls, and pelagics like sharks and rays. And, between May and October, they offer a rare chance to get up close and personal with massive reef manta rays. If you'd prefer something a bit more laid back, spend your days exploring the atoll's protected bays and lagoons, home to exciting wildlife like sea turtles and baby sharks. Best Dives Maldives also offers private luxury yacht charter, allowing divers to custom create single and multi-day diving expeditions.
- Keep your camera handy during your speedboat or seaplane transfer to the resort. You'll be passing through some of the Maldives most stunning scenic areas.
- If you're hoping to dive with the North Male Atoll's famous reef manta rays, plan your trip during a new or full moon, between May and October.
- Don't forget to pack a nice outfit or two for enjoying the resort's luxurious options for dining and drinking.
- This resort's private yacht charter program lets guests custom-create scuba itineraries with all the perks of a liveaboard, plus the comfort of a resort vacation.
Diving in North Malé Atoll
Manta RaysYear round
Eagle rayYear round
Schooling reef fishYear round
Soft coralsYear round
Number of rooms
Official dive center rating
PADI 5-Star Resort
Discover Scuba Diving, Scuba Diver, Open Water Diver, Advanced Open Water