Lily Beach Resort & Spa
Lily Beach Resort & Spa, Maldives, is the winner of numerous'international awards and recognitions. These accolades are a testament to the resort's continued commitment to providing an excellent 5-star service to our guests, as well as an encouragement for the Lily Beach team to deliver an outstanding experience.
We are delighted that the resort has been crowned the winner in a wide range of competitions on the national, regional and international levels, which provides a reassurance that our guests' every whim is taken care of and that every holiday at Lily Beach Resort & Spa exceeds expectations.
Lily Beach Resort & Spa is located in the Huvahendhoo Island, situated on the south-east of Ari Atoll in the Maldives which is a mere 25-minute scenic flight by Sea Plane from Male' International Airport flying over the mesmerizing world of spectacular islands and unique reef-formations, infinite memories to last a life-time.
Perfect for a restful holiday, romantic getaway or a fun family get-together, the various types of luxury villas let you choose your favourite perspective to wake up to. The villas combine all the right ingredients for you to have a once-in-a-lifetime holiday in the Maldives. Only the highest quality materials have been used in the villas, and they blend in creatively with the natural surroundings. Explore the luxurious, yet affordable comfort that the villas endow, and seize every moment of being treated like royalty at Lily Beach Resort & Spa.
Leave no treasure unturned and explore beyond Lily Beach Resort & Spa to experience the Maldives in all its glory. Crafted by our excursion specialists, you can choose from a myriad of half- and full-day trips that will allow you to set off for new horizons and get a glimpse of life beyond the resort.
To discover what lies off Lily Beach and to craft your days in paradise as it suits your holiday pace and interests best, you can choose between varied excursions.
Hop on board the traditional Dhoni to visit one of the local islands to get an insight into the Maldivian culture and way of life, or sail at a leisurely pace across the picturesque scenery of the Atoll with its palm-fringed island, sandbanks and snorkel at the colourful coral gardens. If fishing is something that reels you in, you will enjoy spending the day out on the ocean, brushing up on your fishing skills and if lucky, maybe even catch your triumphant fish.
For those looking to perfect their chemistry, the Sunset Cruise and other romantic trips will undoubtedly reignite the sparks in your relationship and spice up your holiday at Lily Beach Resort & Spa.
See the coral reef and the abundant marine life around Lily Beach without even getting wet!Penguin is a semi-submersible vessel that allows you to step down into the hull and admire the real-life aquarium through glass windows. As such, it is perfect for those of you who are not comfortable in the water, but still want to see the Maldives" major highlight "“ life in its ocean. The roof of the semi-submarine is above the water surface, allowing you to also enjoy stunning views of Lily Beach from the viewing area on the Penguin"s deck.
The Penguin excursion is one of the most popular activities at Lily Beach as it provides a chance for everyone to peek below the ocean "“ children, honeymooners and elderly people alike repeatedly review it as spectacular.The trip runs throughout the day and is accompanied by a knowledgeable guide.
30-minute and 60-minute excursions are available at day- and nighttime, with special rates available for couples and groups. For the ultimate private experience, combine Penguin with a snorkelling safari!
Ninety-nine percent of the Maldives is water and it goes without saying that life at Lily Beach Resort & Spa revolves around it. The inviting Indian Ocean on your villa doorstep sets an amazing scene for an action-packed holiday and offers a beautiful playground where you can while away a few hours taking on some of the fun-filled activities at the Watersports Center. Get your snorkelling equipment from the Watersports Center and see what lies beneath the surface, or paddle across the glimmering lagoon on a canoe. When the winds are right, you can take on windsurfing, or glide at the water"s surface on a wake board or a catamaran and enjoy the beautiful surroundings that Lily Beach boasts. Whatever the desired adrenaline levels, there is no better place than the Indian Ocean to give watersports a try!
The Jet Blade Experience
The Jet Blade Experience Get your adrenaline pumping with Jet Blade to see Lily Beach from a Dolphin"s perspective.
The calm and clear waters of the Maldives are what jetskis were made for! Our jet ski rides can be taken privately, or accompanied by one of our watersports" team, who will ensure a fun and safe adventure.
Glass Bottom Canoe
The waters of the lagoon and reef around Lily Beach are home to an abundance of reef fish and coral life. Experience the fish life and reef right on your doorstep while remaining above the surface of the water.
The glass bottom canoe is perfect for those that are not confident snorkellers and wish to see the reef and the colourful fish first hand. If enjoy kayaking or canoing, this glass bottomed version bring an added dimension to your paddles.
Our Watersports Centre offer a range of activities that can be enjoyed directly from the beach, and the lagoon area. These include: canoe, pedal boat, wind surfing, catamaran sailing, Stand Up Paddle board, snorkeling equipment.
These non-motorized watersports activities are included in the Platinum Plan.
Imagine coming up close and personal with a majestic manta ray, performing graceful underwater ballets. Watching sea turtles graze on seagrass in the lagoon, unbothered by your presence. Even better, a whale shark gliding peacefully through the crystal water, meters away from you.
At Lily Beach Resort & Spa, anything is possible. The amazing underwater world, which put the Maldives on the world travel map in the first place, is an experience not to be missed. As befits a luxury, 5-star resort, the coral reefs around Lily Beach offer some of the Maldives" top dive and snorkelling sites.
Dive into the beautiful underwater realm that gives you endless opportunities to lay your eyes on the 5-star coral reef metropolis, buzzing with marine life. Novice snorkellers can admire the colourful marine life from the flat surface of the Indian Ocean, be it on the well protected and easily accessible house reef or by joining one of Prodivers" several snorkelling excursions. Divers will know that the South Ari Atoll is home to the Maldives" best diving and Lily Beach offers an excellent jumping-off point for trying to find everything that"s on your Maldives bucket list.
The attentive Prodivers team will be pleased to show you around their stunning office and regardless of whether you have thousands of dives under your belt or you are a beginner, you will immediately realize that what lies on your doorstep at Lily Beach will be difficult to surpass anywhere in the world.
The amazing underwater world, which put the Maldives on the world travel map in the first place, is an experience not to be missed. As befits a luxury, 5-star resort, the coral reefs around Lily Beach offer some of the Maldives" top dive and snorkelling sites.
Glide through the resort at a leisurely pace and soak in the sun and the pleasant Maldivian breeze while seeing the island in all its beauty. Hop on an eco-friendly way to discover Lily Beach!
For those wanting their own private escape, our floating HamacLand platforms offer the perfect experience, with the chance to have a floating base to enjoy the amazing lagoon area around Lily Beach.
The main, buffet-style restaurant Lily Maa will help you blossom into a true gourmand, understanding that the quality of your Maldives" experience inevitably spreads through the seduction of your taste buds, too. A different world cuisine each day of the week to take you to various parts of the world, while still remaining at the one you wouldn"t trade for anything else. Whatever your favourite meal, Lily Maa is an uncontested culinary delight, renowned for its chefs" feasts throughout the Maldives. Don"t overlook the exclusive selection of 80 premium wines from all four corners of the globe.
The sound of the waves splashing gently beneath the deck, the simmering light of the starry sky and the refreshing scent of the Indian Ocean breeze set the scene for a memorable culinary journey of your senses at the Tamarind.The elegance of the interior is as tasteful as the dishes themselves. With a prominent chandelier with golden garland décor above the cooking station, the restaurant is polished to perfection. The menu presents a rich palate of flavours and spices blended deliciously in the most popular dishes of Asia, offering a sublime choice of Thai and Indian cuisine. Complement your dinner with our hand-picked premium wines from renowned wine cellars all around the world.The ambiance of the unique outdoor dining decks allows you to experience the taste of Asia while perched above the lapping Maldivian waves. Throw in some amazing sunsets, and the sensation is set ablaze with colour and spice!
Every evening, the culinary art of teppanyaki takes center stage at the AQVA Bar. Not only will this live cooking station seduce your taste buds with the freshest and top-quality ingredients, but it will also make your dinner an extraordinary experience. Fresh lobster and the finest Wagu beef compliment an extensive menu choice. Sit around the teppan iron griddle and watch our teppanyaki chefs cook delicious food before your very eyes, topping off their culinary expertise with superb flipping, tossing and juggling flair. Participate in the theatre of gastronomy at Lily Beach Resort & Spa to enjoy the mouth-watering food, the wine and the ambience. The teppanyaki station can accommodate groups of up to 12 people. A visit to the teppanyaki station is bound to spark off a fantastic evening ahead!
Les Turquoise De Aqua
Embark on a culinary journey, consisting of a five-course degustation menu that derives its quality from a harmonious symphony of fresh produce and mindful preparation. Les Turquoise D"Aqua lets you spend quality time with your significant other in a romantic setting that will make your dream holiday at Lily Beach Resort & Spa a memorable one.Treat yourself to the fine dining, coupled with exquisite wine that will not only satiate your hunger but provide an all-encompassing experience, best when enjoyed in a moonlit atmosphere in the Maldives.
The marvelous infinity pool adds allure and represents a hallmark of the AQVA Bar. Soak up the sun and put your mind at ease in the comfortable setting, the beautiful seascape and the overall hospitality that the AQVA Bar offers.While away a few hours in the shade, sipping on your favourite cocktail and savoring freshly prepared snacks, or let the sun caress your skin while you are reclined on a lounger with a good book and a refreshing soft drink in hand.Lily Beach offers countless opportunities to enjoy the paintings of the sky that come alive every evening at sunset, but the view over the infinity pool at Aqva Bar is truly memorable.The Aqva Bar ambiance keeps going well after the sunsets with options for dinner, cocktails, coffee and more. Relaxation guaranteed.
Vibes Bar is a perfect blend of everything you picture your beach break to be: snug sun loungers and umbrellas for a pleasant enjoyment of the hot Maldivian sun, a wide selection of light cuisine to keep your energy levels up, an indoor games room to escape the midday sun, and a shallow pool for the ultimate amusement of the little ones. The games room is equipped with a pool table, table tennis and table football for hours of fun and entertainment. For those looking for some more action, regular beach volleyball is played out on the sand outside Vibes Bar. When the night falls, the Vibes Bar turns into the island"s main entertainment venue. Twice a week, Amba Band or the DJ will help you kick up your heels so you can dance the evening away, or you can simply enjoy the lovely tunes that create a backdrop for a pleasant wrap-up of the day.
The Spirit Bar
With sand floor, allowing you to have your feet sunk in the soft coral sand even when at the bar, its airy vibe and a wide selection of beverages, Spirit Bar is a perfect place to unwind and relax after an eventful day, or to stop for a drink during the day.Seek shade in the tastefully decorated, lounge-like indoor setting, or enjoy the comfort of the outdoor terrace and the breathtaking vistas of the Tiffany blue Indian Ocean right on the bar"s doorstep.To top things off, the Piano Bar and Amba Band provide regular additions to the evening entertainment.Whenever you may drop by, the place is always in good spirits!
Tamara Spa by Mandara
An enticing scent of exotic aromas lies in the air, a gentle sea breeze wafts through the bright rooms of the sanctuary. The glass floor grants unique insights into the fascinating underwater world of the Indian Ocean. Welcome to the over water Tamara Spa at Lily Beach Resort & Spa! Accompanied by the meditative whoosh of the lapping waves, body and soul embark on a holistic journey of absolute relaxation. Tamara Spa reveals holistic therapies that go far beyond those of a typical spa experience. Inspired by the various rejuvenating practices of different cultures, techniques and philosophies, Tamara Spa will enchant you with a selected spa portfolio, bound to deliver a perfect wellness experience.
The Tamara Spa overwater pavilions feature one exclusive double villa with indoor and outdoor shower, Jacuzzi, sauna and steam, five double villas with outdoor shower and Jacuzzi, one unique double Thai room with outdoor shower and Jacuzzi, and a spa manicure and pedicure room with nail bar.