Ayada Maldives

The Ayada Resort is a private island resort in the Republic of Maldives, that is unmatched in luxury and comfort. The best among the best, it is located Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll full of tranquil beauty.

Rooms & Villas

Why We Love It


    A secret garden with organic vegetables


    An over-water wine cellar 


    Private house reef snorkelling


    Excursions to inhabited islands


    Private Turkish Hammam room


    Maldives’ first vichy shower room



Banana Riding
Beach Towel
Beach Volley
Big game fishing
Diving Centre
Kids' Clubs
Room Service


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The per night starting price of the entry villa category of this resort is USD 792. Please let us know how much you would like to spend in total.
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What we say

Ayada Maldives

Grab your camera, 'cos here come the dolphins! Yes, even these cute mammals love the beautiful blue waters off the Ayada Maldives Island Resort..

Envision the most memorable holiday ever as you surf the seas and dive and snorkel like never before. A world of adventure and fun awaits you.

Ayada Maldives

Ayada Maldives is situated in the Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll in the South of Maldives and is luxury at its best. The coral reefs surrounding the island are breath-taking, while the resort itself is decked in tropical gardens and foliage that bring nature that much closer to you.

A haven away from home, the resort is renowned for its hospitality and warmth and was awarded the International Star Diamond Award from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences in 2011 and 2012.
Ayada Maldives
Rest and Enjoy

The discerning traveller will not be disappointed at the opulence this luxury resort has to offer. With seven types of luxury accommodation ranging from Beach Villas, Family Beach Suites and Sunset Lagoon Suites to Family Ocean Suites, the decor is inspired by Maldivian and Turkish elements. Enjoy a private plunge pool, ocean access and a private butler or guest relations agent to make every holidaymaker's stay that much perfect.

Relax on a spacious sundeck of your suite or dine on the outdoor terrace... better yet, settle down with a book in an ocean hammock- the choice is yours.

Ayada Maldives

The Ayspa situated in natural surroundings is the glorious inspiration to a new you. Emerge from your vacation as a whole new being, pampered by the professionals at the spa with a gamut of treatments, hydrotherapy baths, sauna, and the Maldives' first Vichy room and private Turkish Hammam.

This is luxury at its best.....

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Dine and Delight

Ayada's main restaurant is "Magu" where sumptuous international buffets are served up at meal times. Tastes of the Far East come alive at "Kai" as you dine by the tranquillity pool. The super sushi bar, well-stocked wine cellar and specialised tandoori ovens will leave your taste buds completely satiated. Sample the best Caviar, oysters and clams at "Ile de Joie" as you dine over the water. What's more, quality wines, cheeses and the tastiest chocolates make an appearance here.

Wow! True to its name, the Ottoman Lounge is every bit Turkish, serving up Turkish coffees and teas complete with a shisha area. These and so much more at Ayada Maldives- Live it up!
Ayada Maldives
Pass the time...

There's so much to do at Ayada Maldives, you'll want to stay forever. Go sunset sailing on a traditional Maldivian dhoni, take a private champagne cruise or just be a Maldivian fisherman and try your hand at making a super catch- you are sure to find every option thrilling. For lovers of the great big ocean, there can be no better place for diving, snorkelling, coral exploring and many other water sports that combine adventure and tranquillity. Did you know that they have a wave surfing program specially designed for your surfing fanatics? Yep, and it's ecstatic. Even the kids are kept busy at this resort with the Zuzuu Kids' Club where face painting, swimming, cooking classes and many more recreational activities take place under the careful supervision of trained professionals. Ayada is truly a place for the entire family.

But hey, don't forget that this is also one of the most romantic spots on earth! A beautiful wedding location and honeymoon destination, Ayada has a special wedding chapel and an outdoor pavilion to accommodate your loved ones as they witness the nuptials of a lifetime. And then, the honeymoon too is taken care of at this mesmerizing destination...

Some of the amazing activities we mentioned might not be available throughout the year, so make use of your destination specialist and get him/ her to check it out for you, just to be sure.

Ayada resort is the true meaning of luxury and relaxation. It's yours to find out...

We will leave no leaf unturned
to serve you to your satisfaction.

Piumi Gamanayake
Bridge Buultjens
Natasha Mihindukulasuriya
Maria Purin
Nacera El Fakir
Nadira Indrasena
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COVID-19 Travel Updates

First and foremost, our hearts are with those who have been affected by COVID-19.
We are also delighted to let you know that all International Travellers are welcome in the Maldives again with effective Covid-19 related government protocols in place to ensure everyone’s safety.

  1. On-arrival visas are still available for all tourists, and visa extensions are available for any long-stay holidaymakers. For your free 30-day on-arrival tourist visa, you have to provide:

  2. A confirmed hotel booking, sufficient funds and confirmed return ticket.

  3. Health Declaration Form x 2 (on arrival and prior to departure)

  4. A negative PCR test conducted less than 96 hours prior to the scheduled time of departure from the first port of embarkation enroute to the Maldives.

  5. Infants less than 12 months old are exempt from this requirement. Travelers who have a transit of 24 hours or more during their journey are required to redo their PCR test prior to arrival in the Maldives.

  6. Under current circumstances, tourists may visit other operational resorts subject to prior approval from the Ministry of Tourism. You are advised to inform the prior so that we may facilitate the approval process via the resorts.

To help you book with confidence, OV Holidays provides you the following:

  1. Exceptional Cancellation Policy

  2. COVID-19 Refund Request

  3. Amazing Discounts of up to 50% for New Bookings

  4. Minimal Deposit Fee & Zero-Interest Installment Plans

  1. Dedicated hotline for bookings within 14days of arrival

  2. Personal Destination Specialist to assist round the clock

We would like to express our sincere gratitude for your patience and kind understanding at these trying times.
We will continue to monitor the events unfolding and keep you updated on the changes to these procedures so that you can enjoy your holiday with peace of mind.
Thank you for your continued support to OV Holidays. Keep Safe.