Ayada Maldives

Ayada Maldives Offers Simple and Authentic Elegance With a Great Range of Activities…

7 nights from £2,400 per person  | Traveling May / September 2018

Including international and domestic air travel | Speedboat transfers and breakfast daily

£2,900 per person for travel January to March 2019

The supplement for the Crystal All-Inclusive plan starts from £128 per person daily

Description & Location

Ayada Maldives is a beautifully designed, simply elegant resort, with fantastic facilities and range of accommodation. Romantic, yet at the same time family focused.

Ayada Maldives is located on the southern rim of the Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll on the lush tropical island of Magudhduvva, 55 minutes domestic flight from Male to Kaadedhoo Airport and then 50 minutes speedboat transfer to the resort. View the journey as part of the holiday experience: it adds to the real sense of escapism and exclusivity.


Ayada Maldives has a total of 122 villas, spread over 9 different categories.

All are spacious with over 100 sqm of total living space and are furnished in bright, cool contemporary colours, perfectly in keeping with the style of the islands. All can accommodate two adults and one child.

You have a choice of:

Garden Villas (10). Located in a separate area set back in the garden, just a few minutes walk from the beach. They provide the entry-level rate and offer exceptional value, albeit without sea view.  100sqm including in and out living space.

Beach Villas (33). Directly located on the beach, spacious with 103 sqm of total living space, including expansive veranda and private plunge pool. *

Beach Suites (4).  As above, but larger at 115sqm and more integrated living space. Several can connect with Beach Villas. *

Sunset Beach Suites (14). As implied, located at the sunset side of the island, some of the largest villas at 137sqm with sitting area, large veranda, private plunge pool and Jacuzzi. *

Ocean Villas Overwater (33). These romantic villas are positioned in the water on stilts with steps down into the sea. Large veranda sundeck and private pool. *

Sunset Lagoon Suites (11). As above, but even larger with 156 sqm of living space including a separate living room. You access by a short walkway from the beach. *

Sunset Ocean Overwater Suites (14) As above, but with 172 sqm of total living space. Glass floor panel in the living room.*

Sunset Ocean Overwater Family Suites (2). As above, but with part of the living space converted into a 2nd family bedroom and extra en-suite bathroom. *

Ayada Royal Ocean Overwater Suite (1). The ultimate accommodation at the resort, wonderfully located at the tip of the jetty, a total of 318 sqm. Spread over two floors with a bedroom and en-suite on each floor. Huge veranda and swimming pool. *

*Overwater and /or  accommodation with private pool is wonderfully romantic and the attraction is undeniable. However, it might not be our choice for those with young children learning or unable to swim. You might be asked to sign an insurance waiver upon booking.

Facilities and Activities

Numerous restaurants with cuisine and location options
Main swimming pool
Ayspa with Turkish Hamman style therapies a speciality
Kids club with in-and-out play areas
Recreational centre with fitness room
Yoga studio
Watersports including Sailing, Windsurfing, Water Skiing, Tube Rides, Dive Centre
Jogging tracks at 900m, 1200, and 1600m around the island


Ayada Maldives offers a real sense of elegance and total escapism.

A complete resort with an amazing variety of dining options spread around the island. The Resort operates on a breakfast only basis, with half board and two All inclusive options. It is stylish, but without the cold arrogance found in some alternative resorts. Consider the journey as part of the holiday experience – Yes, some offer a shorter easier transfer but are in much busier atolls.

This is one of the more remote Atolls, so you are well away from the busier areas found closer to the international airport. The resort is Mediterranean owned, and a Turkish design influence is evident in several areas, particularly the spa.


Ayada Maldives

Tours and Activities

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