Top 10 Best Water Villas in the Maldives (List) 2022


The Maldives is one of the most beautiful places in the world, and it’s no surprise that many people want to visit. Let’s discuss the Water Villas in the Maldives

Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives

If you’re looking for an affordable, fun and luxurious getaway that you can share with your friends or loved ones, then atmosphere kanifushi maldives is the perfect choice. 

If you choose to stay in one of their over-water bungalows instead, you’ll enjoy an experience unlike any other in the Maldives.

Your room will be built directly above water level, so there’s nothing separating it from nature except glass panels providing unobstructed views outside (and protection against bugs).

The rooms also come equipped with modern amenities such as air conditioning units as well as DVD players so that guests can watch movies while relaxing next to their private plunge pools!

Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa

The Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa is a 5-star luxury resort in the Maldives that offers guests an unforgettable experience.

It has an infinity pool, several restaurants and bars, as well as a spa and dive center.

In addition to this, it also features a private island on its premises—a perfect place for you to relax after exploring the local area during your stay.

Maldives on a Budget

Vilamendhoo’s rooms have comfortable beds with mosquito nets and large bathrooms equipped with rain showers or bathtubs (depending on which room type you choose).

All rooms have balconies overlooking either the ocean or the lagoon where you can watch turtles swim by!

Sun Siyam Olhuveli

Water villas are the most expensive option and can cost upwards of $2,000 per night.

All of the resorts listed below have water villas, so if this is your dream vacation, you’re in luck!

Sun Siyam Olhuveli

You will want to book at least a year in advance if possible because they usually book up quickly.

All of the resorts listed below have luxurious overwater bungalows that range from $900-$2,500 per night.

Summer Island Maldives

Summer Island Maldives is a luxury water villa resort located on the north-eastern tip of the island of Maafushi, in the Ari Atoll.

The resort has over 100 individual water villas and overwater pavilions for guests to choose from, with all of them having direct access to an azure lagoon.

The cheapest available booking at Summer Island Maldives for October through to April is priced at $1,443 per night for 2 people sharing this accommodation. (Price is tentative and subject to change).

This price includes half board accommodation with breakfast and dinner served daily in your choice of restaurant (the food here is delicious), transfers from Male International Airport or Maafushi Jetty, as well as taxes and service charges.

If you would like extra amenities included in your stay then simply add them when booking online by clicking ‘Select Add-Ons’ next to room type options.

Some highly recommended ones include: welcome drinks upon arrival; house wine throughout stay; daily beach towels change; daily turn down service with chocolates and flowers on bedside table; extra large bath robe & slippers; private chef dinner in villa ($50 per person); massage treatment ($40 per person).

Meeru Island Resort & Spa

Meeru Island Resort & Spa is a luxury Maldives resort on Filitheyo Island in the North Ari Atoll.

The resort features 74 water villas and suites as well as five restaurants, two bars, an infinity pool and spa.

One of Meeru’s attractions is that it’s one of very few resorts to have its own private island.

This secluded haven offers guests the chance to relax completely away from other activities on the main island (Meeru), which has its own private beach area with sun loungers overlooking a turquoise lagoon dotted with palm trees and a traditional Maldivian fishing village.

Reethi Faru, Bio Luxury Resort

Raa Atoll, Maldives

The resort itself is comprised of two villas, both with its own private swimming pool and beach access. The resort also has its own restaurant, bar, spa and dive center.

Overall rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 stars on TripAdvisor (1,040 reviews).

This hotel is rated as one of the best in Raa Atoll on TripAdvisor with an overall score higher than most other resorts in this area including Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort & Spa Maldives (which costs over three times more).

It also appears to be very popular among tourists from various countries including Canada and Australia who have posted great reviews about their stay here.

Kandima Maldives

Kandima Maldives is a luxury resort in the Maldives. It’s located on the island of South Ari Atoll, which is considered to be one of the most beautiful places in the Indian Ocean.

The resort has 6 water villas and each one can accommodate two guests comfortably.

Each room comes with views of either land or sea, as well as its own private pool (naturally).

The interiors are decorated with natural materials like wood and stone, creating a casual atmosphere that makes it feel like you’re staying at your friend’s house for vacation rather than at a hotel.

If you want to spend some time away from your villa, there are plenty of other things to do at Kandima Maldives too:

There’s an infinity pool right next door and a beach nearby where you can relax under an umbrella while gazing out over crystal clear waters—they even have their own spa if you want to indulge yourself!

Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa

If you’re looking for a cheap water villa, Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa is one of the best in the Maldives.

This island resort is located on an uninhabited island that’s surrounded by coral reefs and has some of the best beaches in the country.

The staff here go above and beyond to ensure that you have a relaxing stay, with activities like snorkeling and beach volleyball on offer.

It’s possible to stay in one of their nine luxury water villas or even their Presidential Suite if you want something extra special.

All accommodation comes with air conditioning, TV/DVD player, fridge, safety deposit box and dressing room as standard; each room also has its own private balcony overlooking either the Indian Ocean or tropical gardens.

The food at this island resort includes Asian fusion dishes at their restaurant Barefoot Bar & Grill (which serves breakfast) or light bites on their veranda where there are tables overlooking sea views during sunset hours!

For those who don’t want anything hot they can get sandwiches instead 🙂

Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu

Another top notch hotel on the list of Water Villas in the Maldives is Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu is located in Baa Atoll.

Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu offers hotel and water villas, all of which are located on the beach.

The island has plenty of activities available for guests; there’s even a kid-friendly supervised kids program where families can let their children run wild without having to worry about them drowning or getting lost (or worse).

You can reach this resort via either a Seaplane OR via domestic flight.


You can find this island in the North Male Atoll, about 30 minutes by speedboat from the Maldives’ capital city of Male. It has a beautiful lagoon and white sand beaches, but what really makes it stand out is its private water villas.

There are only five of these villas on the island, so they’re pretty exclusive—and since there’s only one room per villa, you don’t have to worry about sharing your space with anyone else.

Each villa comes with its own private pool and outdoor Jacuzzi, so you can relax while enjoying the views around you in luxury.

Oblu Nature Helengeli

  • Location: The remote island of Helengeli is located in the North Atoll.
  • Price range: Rooms at Helengeli start at $315/night and can go up to $645/night depending on season.
  • Room types: There are two types of rooms available: standard water villas and deluxe water villas. Each room has its own private pool and access to the resort’s beaches, restaurants, bars, and spa facilities.

The standard water villa can accommodate up to 3 people with 1 king bed or 2 twin beds in the bedroom area with a pullout sofa bed in living room area.

The bathroom includes separate shower stall/tub combo as well as a toilet room with washbasin sink vanity unit plus separate dressing area with wardrobe closet space for clothing storage needs during your stay here on this beautiful island paradise!

If you’d like something more spacious then we suggest upgrading your room type choice by selecting one of our Deluxe Water Villas today!

These luxurious accommodations will give you everything you need while staying here at Oblu Nature Helengeli including:

King size bedding accommodation along with an additional single pullout sofa mattress;

Separate dressing area features vanity table mirror cabinet style storage unit plus separate sitting chairs beside dining table seating capacity for six persons total maximum occupancy limit per unit (based on double occupancy).

Sun Island Resort and Spa

Sun Island Resort and Spa is located in the North Ari Atoll.

The resort features a total of 30 villas, including four Presidential Suites, two Royal Villas, six Deluxe Villas and 18 Beach Villas.

If you’re looking for a luxury getaway with plenty of space to spread out and relax then this might be the perfect place for you!

Filitheyo Island Resort

Filitheyo Island Resort is a resort in the Maldives. The resort has a total of 28 water villas and 14 over-water bures. There are also 10 beach bures available.

Riu Atoll – All Inclusive

The Riu Atoll is located in the North Ari Atoll, in the Maldives. This resort has a water sports center, on-site spa, on-site restaurant and bar, as well as a pool.

  • The island is located in the North Ari Atoll
  • The resort has a water sports center
  • The resort has an on-site spa
  • The resort has an on-site restaurant

Sun Siyam Vilu Reef

Sun Siyam Vilu Reef is located in the South Ari Atoll.

This makes it one of the smaller islands in Maldives but also one of the most well-developed.

The water villas at this resort are all over 2,000 square feet and include private pools and gardens with hammocks to relax in after a long day (or night) at sea.

The rooms also come complete with air conditioning and Wi-Fi access so you can stay connected to friends back home while relaxing by your own private pool or on the beach nearby.

This resort offers an extensive array of dining options including three restaurants: a fine dining restaurant called Restaurant Sun Siyam Vilu that serves international cuisine;

an Asian fusion restaurant called The Chef’s Table where guests can experience live cooking demonstrations; a casual cafe called Café 17 where guests can enjoy coffee during their stay; as well as two bars:

The Bar at Sun Siyam Vilu where you’ll find premium barista coffees and cocktails served throughout the day; and THE Deck Bar where you’ll find happy hour drinks from 3pm until 6pm each day!


I hope you have found the list of best Water Villas in the Maldives useful, and that it has helped you to make a decision on which water villa is right for you.

If you have any questions about our recommendations or would like a more detailed look at any of the properties we have listed, please don’t hesitate to contact us!

Disclaimer: The price mentioned is highly tentative and subject to change. Please contact us for up to date offers and special Maldives water villas packages.

Also read: 10 Best LUXURY All Inclusive Resorts in The Maldives 2022

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