Ayada Maldives 5*

Located in Southern rim of the Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll

Ayada Maldives is a private island resort offering a truly luxurious retreat with a genuine Maldivian style. Set in the relatively unexplored Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll in the south of the country – just a few kilometres above the equator – the luxury resort offers 122 spacious villas and suites. Included in Conde Nast Traveller’s list of best hotels in the Maldives, voted the‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Luxury Resort’ and the ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Villa Resort & Spa’ at the 2014 World Travel Awards

Ayada Maldives is accessible via a domestic transfer from Malé International Airport to Kaadedhdhoo, which is then followed by a boat transfer to the resort.


  • Wedding renewal
  • 24 hour Butler or Guest Relations Services
  • Romantic private dining
  • Choice of 7 dining venues and bars
  • Spa
  • Steam and sauna rooms
  • Hydro baths
  • Dive Centre
  • Watersports Centre
  • Fitness centre
  • Yoga studio
  • Jogging tracks
  • Shopping Arcade
  • Hair salon
  • Kid’s Club
  • Babysitting services
  • Clinic with a doctor
  • Laundry
  • Wifi
  • Library


  • Diving
  • Tennis court
  • Badminton
  • Surfing
  • Watersports
  • Sunset Ayada round trip
  • Equator crossing
  • Deserted island picnic
  • Romantic island cruise
  • Island hopping
  • local island visit
  • Glass-bottomed boat tour
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Garden Villa with pool (4 adults or 4 adults + 4 children)

With its distinct location on the edge of the jetty, this duplex split level presidential suite is considered an island enclave and offers spacious bedrooms on the ground and upper floors, a lavish living area and an upper floor terrace providing a 180 degrees view of the Indian Ocean and the horizon with absolute privacy.

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Sunset Ocean Family Suite with pool ( 4 adults or 2 adults + 2 children)

Ideal for families travelling with older children, these west-facing over-water suites have two bedrooms; one with a glass floor panel and shower room, and the master bedroom with en suite full bathroom with separate tub and shower. Outside is a huge sundeck with dining table, over-water hammock, private pool, sun loungers, daybed and steps into the ocean below. Floor-to-ceiling windows line one side of both bedrooms ensuring direct access to the terrace and endless views of the horizon.  Guests staying in our suites are treated with a range of luxurious bathroom amenities, including soap, shower gel, shampoo, conditioner and body lotion.

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Sunset Ocean Suite with Pool (3 adults + 1 child or 2 adults + 2 children)

Offering absolute luxury and serenity over the Indian Ocean, these over-the-water suites offer a master bedroom with private bathroom and a living area with a glass floor panel, an additional bathroom and pantry area, a huge sundeck with ocean hammocks and direct access to the lagoon and infinite views of the horizon.

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Sunset lagoon suite with pool (3 adults + 1 child or 2 adults + 2 children)

Resting on the land with the outdoor terrace over the ocean, these suites combine the unique features of both the tropical garden and the magical view on the lagoon. These villas offer a large area encompassing a living and bedroom area complete with a bathroom open in the intimate garden. The spacious outdoor terraces offer plush swing sofas, plunge pool to further enhance the tranquil setting and a direct lagoon access.

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Sunset beach suite ( 3 adults + 1 child or 2 adults + 2 children)

These spacious beachfront suites offer a large living area, spacious private outdoor terrace, plunge pool and garden area ideal for romantic private dinners with direct beach access.

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Beach suite with pool ( 3 adults + 1 child or 2 adults + 2 children)

Ideal for vacationing families, these interconnecting villas offer a larger bedroom with a spacious living area, that has the advantage of a connecting door with a Beach Villa both from inside and out on the terrace. Each suite offers a private outdoor terrace, plunge pool and direct beach access.

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Ocean villas with pool (2 adults + 2 children)

Poised over the lagoon, these over-the-water villas allows for idyllic contemplation whilst lounging on the ocean hammocks with the gentle lapping of the waves to soothe you. These spacious villas offer a private outdoor terrace, ocean hammocks, plunge pool, an uninterrupted view of the horizon and direct lagoon access.

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Beach villa with pool (2 adults + 2 children)

Located on the idyllic stretches of the white sandy beaches, these beachfront villas offer peaceful relaxation both on the expansive private outdoor and plunge pool that surrounded by lush vegetation, with the beach situated only a few steps away.

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Island villa (2 adults + 1 child)

Nestled in tropical garden, our Island Villas are the perfect retreat for friends and family looking to reconnect in a stunning, private setting. Island Villas are furnished with comfort and a relaxing hammock in the garden veranda, with only steps away from all Resort facilities.

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Magu (Main Restaurant)

Open for breakfast and dinner, Magu is Ayada Maldives’ main restaurant showcasing a generous international buffet with daily changing themes.Set on the beach, this elegant restaurant has a peaceful central reflecting pool and is surrounded by lush tropical greenery.  Diners have the options of sitting outside under the palm trees and wonderful Maldivian sky, or in an air-conditioned pavilion.

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Ocean Breeze (Over water Restaurant & Bar)

this stylish restaurant is open for lunch and dinner and offers gourmets a tempting menu of modern European dishes.  With regular seasonal changes to the menu, items such as grilled seafood, home-made pasta and fine steaks are perennial favorites.

As one of the most romantic settings of the island, the open-air restaurant stands over the lagoon, in its sophisticated atmosphere. By day the endless shades of blue from the shimmering ocean enchant, while at night the restaurant transforms into a magical candlelit paradise.

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Kai (Far East Restaurant)

An exquisite range of far-eastern and Asian delicacies awaits in this gem of a restaurant hidden away amid tropical greenery.  Open for dinner each evening, diners can choose from an extensive sushi and sashimi list made from the freshest local seafood as well as classic interpretations of regional Asian specialties from China, Japan, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam.  The décor, with its calm reflecting pools and typical Japanese-inspired architecture, sets the scene for a memorable evening of fine dining.

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Mizu (Teppanyaki Grill)

The word Teppanyaki is derived from “Teppan” meaning iron hot plate and “Yaki” which means to grill or fry. That is exactly what you'll experience at Mizu : The chef will prepare the most delicious fish, meat and vegetarian dishes as you watch him skillfully cook in front of you with precision. Add to this the use of top quality ingredients, an extensive choice of sakes and wines and the characteristic of sitting between the ocean and the tropical Ayada Maldives.

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Sea Salt (Beach Barbecue)

Feel the magic of the Maldives at our mouthwatering beach BBQ held under a carpet of stars where you can feast on freshly grilled meat and seafood.

Ideally situated on our Zero Degree Beach with golden sand, amazing sunshine and a gentle sea breeze, this is the perfect place to savour food from the grill with your feet in the surf… a true delight!

Sea Salt open every Tuesday & Friday at the Zero Degree beach from 19.00 until 22.30

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Ile de Joie

Lovers of the finer things in life will adore this tiny over-water open-air cheese and wine bar set 100m over the lagoon.  Truly an ‘island of joy’, this is home to the island’s fine wines cellar where oenophiles will enjoy perusing the eclectic wine list, while the resident bartender can suggest the perfect tipple from a range of fine label cognacs, premium whiskies and other delectable bottled digestifs and aperitifs.  The collection of specialty imported, hand selected cheeses make this the perfect venue for open air pre- or post- dinner relaxation over a fine cigar from the well-stocked humidor.

Diners can choose sit up at the bar, walk through the chilled wine-fridge or simply enjoy the star-filled Maldivian night skies from seats carved into the shape of dhonis, a traditional Maldivian sailing boat.

Open nightly from 18.00 – 23.00, Ile De Joie seats 16+ al fresco on the deck

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Ottoman Lounge

This far-flung outpost of the Ottoman empire graces the island with fine Turkish teas and coffee presented in the traditional manner in filigree silver- service. Ayada Maldives showcases the beauty and unique experience of sipping authentically brewed Turkish coffee and specialty teas in a lounge with low seating, as inspired by a traditional café in Turkey. This welcoming lounge is a perfect spot for a private meeting or a relaxed drink with friends.  For a soothing afternoon ritual look no further than chef’s modern interpretation of afternoon tea. In the evenings, a choice of aromatic shisha water pipes (narghile) adds elegance.  The décor, with its sand-floor and thatched roof with carved wooden furniture, lends itself to photographic interest, especially in the evening when the ‘chandelier’ of hundreds of tiny Turkish style lanterns light up the lounge.

The Ottoman Lounge seats 16 guests indoors and opens from 13.00 until 22.00 daily

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Zero Degree

Zero Degree restaurant and bar is where you’ll find poolside dining at its finest: a simple yet wide menu of international dishes that addresses all cravings from crisp fresh salads to European, Asian and middle-eastern dishes. Guests can choose to dine barefoot in the water, under a thatched roof, in one of the poolside cabanas swathed in fabri, or of course for the ultimate sun lovers, the sun beds by the pool. At night, thanks to its incredible LED lighting display, the pool transforms into a myriad of tiny stars, reflecting the incredible night skies for a unforgettable midnight swim.

At this time the bar becomes the social place to be, with live music, DJ and special events such as open air movies enjoyed in the pool while the bartenders work their magic from an enticing list of cocktails and guests dance the night away.

Zero Degree is open daily from 09.00 until late (lunch menu from 12.00 – 18.00)

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Ayada Maldives' expansive AySpa has been exclusively designed to rejuvenate the body, mind and spirit.AySpa includes 8 spacious and tranquil treatment villas some with their own hydrotheraphy baths, a segregated steam and sauna area, a cold plunge pool, a warm vitality pool, hair dresser, manicure, pedicure salons, Maldives' first vichy room and private Turkish Hammam including an elaborate marble plinth. Plus an elegant boutique provides a wide variety of ESPA products

ESPA is the world’s leading total spa company building award-winning spas in five continents across the globe

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