Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort, Maldives
Olhuveli’s Dream Island is the most recently completed section of the resort. This little island connects to the main island of Olhuveli by a walkway bridge. Access to the Grand Water Villas and Grand Water Villas with Pool is via Dream Island. The island is also home to an overwater spa, a buffet restaurant, an a la carte grill restaurant, a bar, a swimming pool and a conference centre.
Want true Maldivian style? With soft sand walkways lined with Frangipani trees, a turquoise lagoon and spectacular marine life, Olhuveli is the epitome of the region. Family or romantic getaway; it matters not for the island is perfect for both. Magnificent beach villas or a variety of over-water accommodation choices will make you feel like royalty. The house reef is accessible from the end of the jetty and the resort plays host to the very first kite surfing school in the Maldives. With a huge lagoon, there is plenty of snorkelling and all the water and land sports you could wish for, a spa with a hydrotherapy area and, although there is no kids club, there is a children’s play area. Evenings are taken care of with 4 restaurants and 4 bars with evening entertainment laid on.
Deluxe room: The stylish Maldivian style accommodation is beach fronted and come with a terrace or balcony overlooking the beach and lagoon. All rooms are comfortably furnished with a four poster double bed, an en-suite bathroom and shower. Size: 51 sqm.
Beach Villas: For guests who desire a hideaway among the gentle swaying trees the individually appointed Beach Villas face their own private stretch of beach and lagoon. Double doors open to a private veranda with a comfortable day lounger. The en-suite bathroom is a quiet sanctuary which opens out to its own enclosed private courtyard, completely in harmony with the natural surroundings.A roll-top bath, double vanity, open-air rain shower and sala create a sublime atmosphere in which to relax and drink in the unforgettable views. Size: 84 sqm.
Deluxe Water Villas: The lovely Maldivian style water villas are perched over the clear blue lagoon, with inspiring views of the Indian Ocean. Private sundeck with sun loungers lead directly into the warm lagoon, a wonderfully refreshing swim is mere steps away. Size: 63 sqm.
Jacuzzi Water Villas: Situated on stilts and extending over the turquoise waters of the lagoon, Jacuzzi Water Villas afford a greater degree of luxury and privacy. Lavish furnishing within the villa provides cool contentment while a Jacuzzi bath on the spacious, private sundeck lends a unique feature. The luxurious bathroom comes with double vanity, rain shower and roll-top bathtub and offers uninterrupted views of the lagoon beyond. Size: 81 sqm.
Honeymoon Water Villas: Unwind in the inviting comfort of the exclusive Honeymoon Water Villas, offering complete privacy. Indulge in the private Jacuzzi or steam bath set on the spacious private sundeck. The Honeymoon Water Villas offer the luxury of a separate living room with a comfortable daybed for quiet moments indoors. Wake up from one dream into another. Size: 122 sqm
Presidential Water Suite: Step out and indulge in the natural beauty of the Maldives in our luxurious Presidential Water Suites where beauty defies imagination. Situated at the far end of the water villa jetty where the two footbridges meet, each suite offers complete privacy and an un-paralleled view. The Presidential Suites features two tastefully decorated bedrooms with private wooden sundeck, a living-dining room complete with flat screen TV, surround sound and DVD player and, a stocked kitchenette. Outside, a huge double levelled deck offers a pool, Jacuzzi, swim-up platforms and chaise lounges for private sunbathing. A dedicated 24-hour butler service is available ensuring the tiniest detail is attended to. Size: 271 sqm.
All categories in addition to their unique features have the following:
Sunset Restaurant: Built entirely over water, the main restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner with an emphasis on local or international flavours. As well as buffet style dining, one of the highlights is the live cooking stations.The extensive open deck gives the choice to sit under the stars for an alfresco dinner.
Lagoon Restaurant: For guests who find getting away from the beach impossible, the Lagoon restaurant sits right on the beach with ample open decking and overlooking the beautiful beach and lagoon.
The Four Spices: Open for dinner every evening, the over-water setting of The Four Spices is perfect for fine à la carte dining and ideal to celebrate a special occasion. Olhuveli staff are on hand to guide you through the bespoke menu and match wines with dishes. This is Asian food at its finest with highlights on Japanese, Indian, Thai and Maldivian flavours. Indoor or outdoor seating is available.
Island Pizza: Situated next to the main pool, the Island Pizza offers a selection of delectable pizzas made out of fresh and seasonal blends of ingredients and includes local seafood, Asian, Mediterranean and Western flavours to your taste. The menu also includes an array of deli-style sandwiches and burgers that are perfect for a light lunch or snack in between meals.
Lagoon Bar: There’s nothing better than watching the sunset with a loved one or family, as friends old and new unwind. Lagoon Bar, the venue for evening entertainment sits right at the water’s edge with a wonderful deck area and great atmosphere.
Sunrise Bar: This lively venue has an enviable buzz about it and is ideal for daytime or early evening drinks with friends. Naturally colourful thanks to the lush tropical vegetation growing in abundance outside, the bar is positioned around the main pool of the island. As well as activities to take part in, the varied menu is accompanied by a wide range of drinks on offer.
Dhoni Bar Built in the theme of the traditional Maldivian sea vessel, Dhoni bar lends a more laid-back atmosphere, next to the infinity pool.
Submerge into a whole new world of wonder and find out why this is the dream destination of every diver with its inviting warm water, astonishing clarity and hidden bounties. As you descend, you are greeted by breathtaking species and a profusion of soft and hard corals in a kaleidoscope of colours and shapes.
Swim along to discover the shy giant moray eel, the elegant lion fish, the camouflaged stone fish and the clever octopus among other amazing species in the diversified house reef. The lucky few may encounter a Green Sea Turtle, adult Reef Shark, hump-head Napoleon Wrasse or get up close with the majestic manta ray. Uncover the mysteries of the hidden caves, overhangs and sunken ship on your quest. A holiday is certainly never complete without witnessing the spectacular underwater wonders of the Maldives.
Olhuveli is complete with an unparalleled array of recreational activities both on and off the island that is suitable for all ages. While our vast crystal clear lagoon is perfect for a host of water-based activities, back on shore, a wide range of activities will tempt you off the deck chair. Flood-lit tennis, beach volley, billiards, badminton or take on the island team on a football match.
Alternatively enjoy an offshore excursion such as a Maldivian Island Tour where you get up close and personal with the traditional lifestyle, fishing and boat building.
Maldives is all about relaxation and we have the perfect balance of low key evening entertainment to keep you on your toes and the Lagoon Bar is the hub for nightly entertainment. Sit back and relax as a local band soothes your senses or enjoy a Maldivian Cultural Show. Join in the frenzied dancing to the beat of the Maldivian “Bodu Beru” or be the champion of the Olhuveli Grand Prix at the weekly crab-racing. A Karaoke room is also available for private parties and events
The Sun Spa, named after the life-giving sun, an eternal light which extends through treatments to harmonise body, mind and soul. The spa has one ideal at its heart – to take a holistic approach to health and well-being using ancient Indian Ayurvedic techniques while encompassing the five elements