Dazzling Celebrity Vacays in the Maldives

Dazzling Celebrity Vacays in the Maldives

Even stars need a break! In fact, the Maldives rolls the red carpet for celebrities and royals on a regular basis. With the archipelago’s exclusive and luxurious resorts, it’s a perfect spot for celebs to get away from the limelight and enjoy private time with loved ones. 

Let’s take a peek and get inspired as glitz and glam blend into the sunny side of life! We’ve round up the celebrities who chose the Maldives for their sweet escape.

1. Gordon Ramsay

Amilla Fushi’s festive tropic vibes is an experience you shouldn’t miss, whether you’re a celebrity or not. The celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay joined the festivities by spending the Christmas holidays with his family here. The MasterChef judge raised the bar even more by partnering with Amilla to host restaurant pop-ups at the resort. Now, that’s a fantastic merge of business and pleasure!

2. Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan

When you are Dubai’s Crown Prince who would like to enjoy cozy time with your new bride, the Maldives is a stellar choice. A freediver and lover of the sea, Prince Hamdan fully immersed himself to the beautiful natural wonders of Maldives.

3. Kareena Kapoor & Saif Ali Khan

For Bollywood royal couple Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan, Soneva Fushi in the Maldives was the getaway of choice. With their family, they spent quality time under the sun.

4. Gwyneth Paltrow, Brad Falchuk, Chris Martin, Dakota Johnson

The ultra-luxurious Soneva Jani was the ideal holiday getaway for modern family Gwyneth Paltrow and Brad Falchuk, and Chris Martin and Dakota Johnson. The picture-perfect turquoise waters and the posh villa in Soneva Jani gave us major wanderlust vibes.

5. Nicole Scherzinger, Naomie Harris, Jodie Kidd

Nicole Scherzinger, Naomie Harris, and Jodie Kidd also spent an amazing couple of days vacationing at the super chic resort. Their Instagram pictures are proof of how much they loved the tropical island.

6. Shakira and Gerard Pique

Is there any better place to flaunt your personally-designed bikini than the idyllic Maldives? Shakira did exactly that!

She and her husband, professional soccer player Gerard Pique, were one of the first guests of Waldorf Astoria after Maldives reopened its borders. The couple enjoyed endless ocean views and a truly amazing time with Waldorf Astoria’s top-notch hospitality.

7. Joe Jonas & Sophie Turner

It was “no news, no shoes” for Hollywood newlyweds Joe Jonas & Sophie Turner stayed here for their honeymoon and fed us with spectacular photos that were #goals.

8. Serena Williams

Sports icon Serena Williams announced “feeling recharged and refreshed” during her family vacay at Waldorf Astoria. Her daughter was also even having the time of her life in one of the resort’s kiddie slides.

9. Katrina Kaif

The news about Katrina Kaif in Maldives was in fact revealed by the actress, herself. She took to Twitter to share the news with her fans worldwide, looking absolutely stunning and gorgeous in her beach outfits while posing with Manish.

10. Michael Phelps

When the world’s most decorated Olympian swimmer, Michael Phelps, said he spent the best vacation ever at the Conrad Rangali in Maldives, you know the resort did an awesome job. Conrad Rangali indulged Phelps with fun outdoor activities to cater to his active lifestyle.

11. David & Victoria Beckham

Our favourite style icon, Victoria Beckham, and her gorgeous football star husband, David, spent 11 days at the stunning One & Only Reethi Rah. According to sources, it was one of their best Christmas getaways.

12. Chrissy Teigen & John Legend

Did you know that out of all fabulous places on Earth, award-winning singer and composer John Legend proposed to his long-term girlfriend Chrissy Teigen in the Maldives? They spent their romantic getaway cozying up at the Anantara Kihavah Villas.

13. Shilpa Shetty

This beautiful Bollywood diva and her entrepreneur husband named the Taj Exotica in Maldives as one of their favourite places in the world. They stated that they have fond memories at this gorgeous resort.

14. RIta Ora

Amilla Fushi in the Maldives is known for its
extravagant New Year’s Eve parties with performances from international
artists. British Popstar Rita Ora did not only spend her holidays here but also
performed for the enthralled fellow guests at the resort.

15. Paris Hilton

With luxury and privacy at its core, it’s no wonder Maldives attracts socialites such as hotel heiress Paris Hilton. She graced the ultra-exclusive 1 OAK beach festival.

16. Will & Jada Pinkett Smith

Maldives’ Velaa Private Island was also a sanctuary for celebrity couple Will and Jada Pinkett Smith with their lovely family.

17. Sonam Kapoor

Award-winning Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor picked Soneva Fushi in the Maldives to treat her family and to celebrate her brother-in-law’s birthday. It was an amazing birthday blast, indeed!

18. Madonna

Everyone’s favourite material girl showed off her tan courtesy of the Maldivian sun. Madonna expressed her enjoyment of the privacy at Soneva Fushi.

You, too, can experience a glamorous vacation that celebrities and royals enjoy. Maldives provides exceptional service and luxurious amenities that will surely make you feel like a star. Who knows? You might be rubbing elbows with one!

By OV Holidays
On September 20, 2016


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  1. Travellers will be provided a free Tourist Visa up to 30-days on arrival

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  4. Stays at multiple resorts and hotels are not allowed at this stage

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  3. However, travellers indicating symptoms of COVID-19 will be subject to a PCR test

  4. Additionally, local health authorities may conduct random testing, at no cost

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