Where to Stay in Baa Atoll

Maldives Hotels & Travel Guide


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Updated May, 2024

The prestigious location in UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, Baa Atoll is a haven for your Maldives vacation among its many reefs. The main attraction of Baa Atoll is Hanifaru Bay - a unique marine reserve in Maldives for people who like snorkeling with manta rays and whale sharks. The protected underwater site is located in the marine biosphere reserve of UNESCO, in Baa Atoll. There are strict rules of finding in place to protect and preserve this unique marine's wonder.

The privaye islands of Baa Atoll are home to luxury 5*-star resorts, including the most famous: Anantara Kihavah, Dusit Thani, Milaidhoo Island, Soneva Fushi and others. In most of these places expect friendly service, fine cuisine and a relaxing atmosphere. Best time for Manta Rays is from May to November. Find out the best places to stay in Baa Atoll.

Featured Luxury Resorts

Atmosphere Kanifushi infinity pool

Baa atoll luxury hotels are unique retreats where you can relax and unwind during your adventures in this famous UNESCO-protected, biosphere paradise.

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Amilla Maldives Resort & Residences 2023

Best Experience for: Ultra Luxury, Couples, Families, Groups, Disabled, Wellness, Activity

Highlights:
  • 67 Beach, Water and Treetop villas with private pools and Multi-bedroom Residences
  • 35-minutes by seaplane from Velana International Airport
  • An authentically Maldivian; Underwater wonderland of Baa Atoll UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve; WELLNESS YOUR WAY concept; a unique ‘Amilla Glamping’ experience; 'Dine Around' selection
  • Ten restaurants and bars, Dive and Water Sports center, Spa, kids club, infinity pool
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Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas : overwater spa aerial

Best Experience for: Ultra Luxury, Couples, Families, Honeymoon, Groups, Wellness

Highlights:
  • 80 new beach and over water pool villas and residences
  • 35-minutes by seaplane from Velana (Male) airport
  • A private island in a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve; Award-winning SEA underwater dining; The Maldives’ only over water observatory
  • Six restaurants and bars, Dive and Water Sports center, overwater Spa, cooking classes, fitness
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Avani+ Fares Maldives Resort aerial

Best Experience for: Couples, Families, snorkeling, wellness, weddings

Highlights:
  • 176 studios, beach and over water villas with private pools
  • 35-minutes by seaplane from Malé
  • Fine beaches; house reef snorkeling
  • Seven restaurants and bars, Dive and Water Sports center, Spa, kids club, infinity pool, fitness, tennis
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Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu water villas with pools

Best Experience for: Couples, Honeymooners, Diving, Wellness, Wedding

Highlights:
  • 98 beach and water villas a six different types
  • 30-minutes by seaplane from Malé
  • Fine beaches; Manta rays can be seen all year round
  • Two restaurants and 2 bars, Dive and Water Sports center, Spa, fitness, sports ground
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Dreamland Maldives Resort earial

Best Experience for: Couples, Nature lovers, house reef snorkeling, value

Highlights:
  • 90 beach and water bungalows
  • a 30-minute seaplane flight from Male
  • Fresh water lake and rich vegetation, Hanifaru Bay at UNESCO Biosphere Reserve; a fantastic house reef; Swimming with Manta Rays
  • One restaurant and two bars, 5-star Dive and Water Sports center, spa, gym
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Dusit Thani Maldives aerial

Best Experience for: Couples, Families, Groups, Nature lovers, Weddings, Wellness

Highlights:
  • 108 beach and water villas and residences with private pools
  • a 35-minute seaplane flight from Male airport
  • Hanifaru Bay at UNESCO Biosphere Reserve; a fantastic 360-degree house reef; Swimming with Manta Rays
  • Five restaurants and bars, 5-star Dive and Water Sports center, kids' club, a large infinity pool, a tree-top spa
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Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives: beautiful beach

Best Experience for: Couples, Families, Activities

Highlights:
  • 125 private beach and water villas with pools
  • 35 minutes by seaplane from Male airport
  • Finolhu’s house reef is very accessible; One-of-a-kind resort; the longest sandbank in Maldives
  • Four restaurants and bars, Beach club, Dive and Water Sports center, Spa, infinity pool, kids pool, fitness, art studio
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Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru water residences

Best Experience for: Ultra Luxury, Couples, Families, Groups, Wellness, Diving, Weddings

Highlights:
  • 103 renoved beach and water villas and multi-bedroom bungalows, both come with private pools
  • 35 minutes by seaplane from Velana airport
  • Fine beaches; Hiuse reef snorkeling;
  • Eight restaurants and bars, Dive and Water Sports center, Marine Discovery Centre, Spa, Kids club, tennis court, infinity pool
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Kihaa Maldives: blue waters

Best Experience for: Couples, Families, Wellness, Diving, Activities

Highlights:
  • 118 Beach villas and multi-bedroom suites with private pools
  • 30 minutes seaplane transfer from Male airport
  • 10-minutes by boat from Hanifaru Bay - Best Maldives Manta ray hot spot; A fine beaches; a great house reef snorkeling
  • Six dine & wine options, Dive and Water Sports center, Spa, Kids club, tennis court, infinity pool
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Milaidhoo Island Maldives aerial

Best Experience for: Ultra Luxury, Honeymoon, Couples, Wellness, Activities

Highlights:
  • 50 private and secluded villas and residences with pools on the beach and over-water
  • 30-min by seaplane from Malé
  • first and only Maldivian fine dining restaurant; Swimming with Manta Rays; a fine beaches; House reef snorkelling
  • Six Restaurants & bars, 5-star PADI dive center, infinity pool, spa, fitness
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Reethi Beach Resort 2023 deals

Best Experience for: Families, Couples, Diving, Activities, Value

Highlights:
  • 120 beach and water villas in seven categories
  • 35-min by seaplane from Malé airport
  • Fine beaches; an amazing diving experience
  • Ten restaurants and bars, 5-star PADI dive and water sport center, spa, fitness
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Royal Island Resort & Spa 2023 deals

Best Experience for: Couples, Families, Activities, Diving, Value

Highlights:
  • 150 beach Villas
  • 30-min by seaplane from Velana International airport
  • House reef snorkeling
  • Two restaurants and 2 bars, 5-star PADI dive and watersports center, spa, infinity pool
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Soneva Fushi 2023

Best Experience for: Ultra Luxury, Couples, Families, Groups, Activities, Wellness

Highlights:
  • 64 private island and water villas, retreats, suites with pools and personalised Butler service 24/7
  • 30-min by seaplane from Velana International airport
  • House reef snorkeling; a fine beaches
  • 11 restaurants and bars, 5-star PADI dive and watersports center, kids club and academy, spa, fitness, tennis court
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The Nautilus Maldives: beach residence

Best Experience for: Ultra Luxury, Couples, Families, Groups, Activities, Wellness

Highlights:
  • 26 Ocean and Beach residences and houses with private pools + The Nautilus Mansion
  • 30-min by seaplane from Velana International airport
  • 'The anything you want anytime' concept; House reef snorkeling
  • Five restaurants and bars, 5-star PADI dive and watersports center, kids club, luxurious spa, infinity pool
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Vakkaru Maldives luxury pool villa

Best Experience for: Couples, Families, Activities, Diving

Highlights:
  • 125 One-to-Two Beach and Water Villas and Residences with private pools
  • 25-min by seaplane from Velana International airport
  • An amazing beaches; Swimming with manta rays and whale shark in Hanifaru Bay
  • Seven restaurants and bars, 5-star PADI dive and watersports center, kids club, over-water spa, infinity pool, tennis court
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Vakkaru Maldives luxury pool villa

Best Experience for: Couples, Families, Groups, Wellness, Activities

Highlights:
  • 70 superb overwater and beach villas and residences with private pools
  • 30-min by seaplane from Male-Airport
  • Four restaurants and bars, 5-star PADI dive and watersports center, kids club, over-water spa, infinity pool, Fitness Studio, tennis court
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Dhigufaru Island Resort aerial

Best Experience for: Couples, Families, Wellness, Activities, Value

Highlights:
  • 40 guest rooms – 30 Beach Villas and 10 Semi-Water Villas, a some with pools
  • 40-min by seaplane from Male-Airport
  • A fine beaches;
  • Two restaurant and 2 bars, 5-star PADI dive and watersports center, kids club, spa
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Baa Atoll Budget Accommodation

Dharavandhoo' mantas

Dharavandhoo

Offering an ultimate Maldives experience on budget prices, Dharavandho is a populated island of Baa Atoll with world-class diving sites where the clean waters of 'Hanifaru Bay' and 'Dharavandhoo Thila' are

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Maalhos diving school

Maalhos

Maalhos is one of the inhabited islands of Baa Atoll in the Maldives. Home to Madi Finolhu Guest House, Maalhos is located in the only UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and it's just a couple of minutes away

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Kamadhoo vacation

Kamadhoo

Kamadhoo is a great local island, sleepy & quiet. Bikini beach was great as well as snorkling access from the beach. We saw a huge school of fish eating with jaws wide open. Snorkling gear from

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Fehendhoo Islands

Fehendhoo

Fehendhoo is a populated island located between the islands of Goidhoo and Fulhadhoo in the Maldives. If you love snorkeling and diving, beach life, sea fishing and water sports away from crowds

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Fulhadhoo

Fulhadhoo is one of the inhabited islands of Baa atoll in the Maldives. If a serene and quiet vacation is what you need - a clean white sands without crowds, turquoise water, beautiful marine life and healthy

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Goidhoo

Goidhoo is an inhabited island of Baa atoll that will pleasantly surprise you with beautiful beaches, good snorkeling, and an excellent value for money and offered quality. Sometimes called

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