Ayada Maldives Resort & Spa
Ayada Maldives is a lush tropical island in Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll of the Maldives. As with all islands in this southern atolls of the Maldives, this island is lushly vegetated with tropical trees and plants.
Ayada Maldives offers you discerning privacy, unique style of luxury and multi-cuisine at its best. Ayada Maldives is included in the list of best hotels in Condé Nast Travelers list. This premium resort was voted as the "Indian Ocean's Leading Luxury Resort" as well as the "Indian Ocean's Leading Villa Resort & Spa" at the 2014 World Travel Awards.
Ayada Maldives is famous for its tropical lush vegetation and its pristine reef where underwater marine life thrives. Dolphins are frequent visitors in this part of the atoll.
This premium resort offers 112 spacious villas and suites, all with private plunge pools and private butler service with detailed luxurious furnishings and amenities.
Zeldiva Travels recommend Ayada Maldives for rest and relaxation, honeymoon, symbolic wedding ceremonies, diving and water sports activities.
Ayada Maldives is the island of Maguhdhuvaa in the southern atoll of Gaafu Dhaalu in the Maldives. This luxury island resort is 267.82 miles away from the international airport, Ibrahim Nasir International Airport.
It is a 55 minute ride on the domestic flight to Kaadehdhoo Domestic Airport and a further 45 minutes speedboat transfer to Ayada Maldives.
The luxurious accommodation are all enveloped by amazing beauty of the natural surroundings of these southern atolls of the Maldives. All the seven types of luxury accommodation brings the contemporary and tradition together with the combination of Maldivian and Turkish elements of design.
The uniquely shaped jetty with the water villas and suites on two sides gives you endless magnificent views. These villas and suites are located in the wide turquoise clear lagoon of Maguhdhuvaa Island. Peace and privacy with your own private plunge pool and steps leading to the clear waters below.
The resort comprises 33 Beach Villas, 4 Family Beach Suites, 14 Sunset Beach Suites, 2 Family Ocean Suites and the outstanding duplex Ayada Ocean Royal Suite. Durable natural elements are used and you can find the use of teak, marble and terrazzo finishing in the interior and exterior of these luxury accommodation.
As AYADA is a Turkish brand, you will see the tribute paid to its influence in the subtle Ottoman style decorative elements in the villas.
The Beach Villas lends you exclusive privacy. Your comfort and privacy is evident in the style of these villas with the private plunge pool and the direct access to the beach and clear lagoon beyond it. The service of your own private Butler is provided in Ayada Maldives.
Beach Villas with Private Pool
The Beach Villas are located on the fine sandy beach with tropical vegetation all around. Spacious outdoor space with the private plunge pool provides you with peace and relaxation. You can opt for lo ... read more
Beach Suites with Private Pool
The luxury Beach Suites are ideal for family vacations. These are inter-connecting villas with a separate and spacious interconnecting bedroom with common patios and a private plunge pool. These Beach ... read more
Sunset Beach Suites with Private Pool
The Beach Suites are beautifully designed inside and outside. Sliding doors opens up to a outdoor patio and a private plunge pool. Inside, a cosy space with comfortable seating and the interior done i ... read more
Ocean Villas with Private Pool
Over the blue waters of the clear lagoon, the Ocean Villas are the epitome of relaxation. Done with authenticity in subtle colours syncing with the natural surroundings the Ocean Villas provides you w ... read more
Sunset Lagoon Suite with Private Pool
On the beach and on water, the Sunset Lagoon Suites are a perfect way to rest and relax in the tropical resort of Ayada Maldives. Through the lush vegetation you enter your Suite from the beach and th ... read more
Sunset Ocean Suite with Private Pool
Sunset Ocean Suites offers absolute luxury and privacy. These Suites are built over the lagoon and has separate sitting room and bedroom. Stylishly designed in the thematic warm rich tones, the sittin ... read more
Ayada Royal Ocean Suite with Private Pool
The Royal Ocean Suite of Ayada Maldives is distinctive on it's own. Located at the edge of the uniquely shaped atoll of Maguhdhuva island, the Royal Ocean Suite is a split level structure offering you ... read more
A perfect space to for your special occasion. Whether it be a private party, karaoke or turning it into your own private theater. This space is all in one!
Zuzuu Kids Club
Ayada Maldives provides a fully equipped Kid's Club on site supervised by trained and experienced professionals. Open from 09.00 AM to 06.00 PM and inviting children between the ages of 4 – 12.
The Kids Club area is complete with its own pool, nanny room, and a stage and playground area with a jungle gym. All activities and services are offered complimentary unless specified.
Fun and innovative activities are on offer including supervised snorkeling and swimming lessons, cooking classes, t-shirt painting, face painting, and an educational insight into the flora, fauna and marine life that is so unique to the Maldives.
Ayada Maldives offers an extensive list of excursions that will showcase the finest and authentic Maldivian experiences. Ranging from sunset cruises, fishing trips and genuine island excursions to inhabited islands, all excursions are undertaken under the care of experienced and personable team members. Please contact the Leisure Concierge by pressing the “Things To Do” button on your telephone or contact your Butler or your GRA for more information.
Our floodlit court is open from 08.00 am to 10.00 pm.
A fully equipped state of the art fitness center is available from08.00 am - 08.00 pm at the Recreation Center. Manned by highly qualified trainers, this center offers a range of cardiovascular equipment, weight machines and free weights. The trainers are available for private consultations or private sessions.
A variety of fishing excursions including Big Game Fishing, Traditional Fishing and Long Line Fishing are on offer.
A mini artificial floodlit football ground widely regarded as the best available in the Maldives is available adjacent to the Recreation Center. The ground is open from 08.00 am to 10.00 pm.
A games hall is available at the Recreation Center for your enjoyment and offers PS3, table tennis, billiards, table football and a variety of board games.
Three jogging tracks measuring 900m, 1200m and 1600m around the resort are available.
Complimentary snorkel and fins are available from the dive center for your use during your stay at Ayada Maldives.
The lagoon is shallow and safe for swimming as there are no underlying ocean currents. We advise visitors who are not strong swimmers to make use of free life jackets available at the dive center and to stay in close proximity to the beach. Please take extreme care during bad weather and heed the flags indicating swimming restrictions.
Our floodlit tennis court is open from 08.00 am to 10.00 pm.
Our floodlit volleyball court is open from 08.00 am to 10.00 pm.
Water Sports Center
Please visit the water sports center at your leisure and our time will be able to gauge your experience and suggest activities based on your ability and interest. Should you possess any certification, please be kind enough to bring it with you.
The water sports center offers an office area and vast open space for the storage of all equipment.
Offering a range of thrilling activities from wind surfing, catamaran sailing to stand up paddling, the water sports center is open from 09.00 am to 06.00 pm and is supervised by trained and highly experienced professionals.
*Please note that all motorized water sports activities are chargeable.
*If you possess a certification for any water sports activities and do not require a staff member present, the activity is complimentary.
Traditional Big Game Fishing
For fishing enthusiasts we invite you to partake in an exhilarating experience with seasoned fisherman in this atoll. Joined by our crew and Leisure Concierge team on our dhoni, you will be taken to an ocean ridge which is shelved deeply into the depths of the Indian Ocean where you will be able to find some of the greatest concentrations of diverse sea life that is ideal for fishing.
Long Line Fishing
Long Line Fishing is considered to be art that has been passed down from generation to generation and is now a seasoned practice unlike the commercial fishing that has taken precedence here. Your expert Leisure Concierge guide will showcase this traditional art and assist you whilst you try your hand. Your catch will be brought back to the resort where our culinary team will prepare it to your liking.
An exhilarating schedule of Yoga/ Pilates and aerobics are on offer for fitness enthusiasts who don’t want to cut back on their regimes whilst on vacation. An experienced instructor will allow you to schedule classes at your convenience and fitness level.
Private Boat Hire
Should you wish to charter a boat for personal and private use, please contact the Leisure Concierge by pressing the “Things To Do” button on your telephone your Butler or your GRA.
Private dining in your villa or on the beach can be specially arranged upon request.
Ayada Maldives conducts ceremonial wedding functions on the resort. “The White Room” is an open air or air-conditioned garden pavilion that is an ideal venue to reaffirm your vows and is a truly unique venue in the Maldives. The garden area allows for large scale outdoor functions for approximately 450 people banquet style.
Authentic handicrafts, retail items, jewelry and souvenirs are available at our Shopping Arcade, which is located adjacent to the Ottoman Lounge. The Shopping Arcade is open daily from 10.00 am – 10.00 pm.
Situated adjacent to the Reception, the Library offers daily headline newspapers printed in brief from the internet in select languages, magazines, periodicals and a DVD and CD selection along with 02 PC’s for use at leisure.
An activity schedule is available highlighting the special events and offers that are ongoing on the resort for your participation and enjoyment.
Certain activities and outlets require an advance reservation and there will be a cancellation policy in the event of an untimely cancellation. Please do not hesitate to inquire upon reservation.
Magu Main Restaurant
The main restaurant is located on eastern front of the island facing the ocean. Open for breakfast and dinner, this dining venue showcases extravagant buffets of international standards where the menu has been carefully crafted with an abundance of variety and flavor.
Diners can avail themselves to the breathtaking Maldivian sunrise whilst our culinary team takes you on a gastronomic journey with our live cooking stations and a selection of freshly baked bakery and pastry items. The open kitchen will wow diners with the dramatic culinary flair displayed by our chefs as you enjoy the soothing sounds of the ocean and feel the light morning or evening breeze.
Magu allows for indoor seating in either the enclosed air-conditioned wings or the open pavilions.
Fusing a unique Maldivian setting with the tantalizing decor and flavors of the Far East from India to Japan, this restaurant provides an authentic experience designed to titillate your senses. Indulge in the soothing ambiance at the Far East heightened by the tranquility pool whilst you feast your senses on the extravagant sushi bar, the extensive wine cellar, the two specialized tandoori ovens, the teppanyaki wok and relish the culinary journey on offer.
The Ocean Breeze Bar
With its Mediterranean ambiance,this elegant yet casual bar is the ideal venue for an indulgent aperitif. Lounge and relax on the plush swing sofas whilst you listen to contemporary music or take in the sunset.
Ile De Joie
Located amidst the ocean villas, this over the water venue, offers an extensive selection of quality wines and cheeses, an array of the finest chocolate from around the world and a humidor stocked with a variety of the finest cigars available. The Ile De Joie allows for a truly unique experience with exclusive offerings in an al fresco or indoor bar setting surrounded by the crystal clear water of the lagoon.
The Ile De Joie will also have on offer, luxury and specialty seafood items such a caviar, oysters and clams to name a few.
The Ottoman Lounge
From the serenity and tranquility of the Maldives to the vibrancy of a cafe' in Turkey, Ayada Maldives showcases the beauty and unique experience of sipping authentically brewed Turkish coffee and specialty teas with a wide array of traditional shisha at the Ottoman Lounge. The lounge is reminiscent of a traditional cafe' in Turkey with the Ottoman style furnishings complete with intricate light fixtures and low seating.
Regarded as the entertainment hub of the resort, The Zero Degree transforms itself from the perfect relaxation area during the day to a lively venue for animated and interactive events in the evening. Whether it is to lounge by the infinity pool within the gazebo style seating whilst enjoying light refreshments or to dance the night away with the live music, the pool bar setting is the ideal location to appreciate the magnificent view over the expansive infinity pool or the glittering night sky.
The Zero Degree offers a light and refreshing menu served to you whilst you laze on the sun beds within the pool or the especially laid out tables in the pool. As the sun gradually sets over the Indian Ocean, the ambiance of The Zero Degree changes accordingly, with the in house DJ inviting you to dance the night away or to partake in karaoke or simply to enjoy relaxing and soothing music whilst you delight the special starry effect of the pool lit up by LED lights and sip a world class cocktail.
Ayada Maldives' expansive AySpa has been exclusively designed to rejuvenate the body, mind and spirit. Centrally located, AySpa is a 3500 sqm haven and forms an enclave within the island vegetation and other resort facilities. Using the natural surroundings as inspiration, the spa showcases terrazzo floors with marble and timber hues to reinforce an indigenous feel to complete your spa experience.
ESPA is the world's leading total spa company building award-winning spas in five continents across the globe. Years of experience covering strategy, operational, conceptual and development elements of spas combined with an in-depth knowledge of differing cultures, products and treatments, have resulted in a Company which is well rounded and genuinely committed to inspired natural products, treatments and continual spa development.
On offer at AySpa are 8 spacious and tranquil treatment villas some with their own hydrotherapy baths, a segregated steam and sauna area, a cold plunge pool, a warm vitality pool and offers Maldives' first Vichy room and private Turkish Hammam including an elaborate marble plinth that can be reserved for private use. An elegant boutique offering a wide variety of ESPA products.