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15 Most Luxurious Family Hotels in the Maldives

Embark on a journey through the Maldives, a destination synonymous with serene beauty and luxury, as we explore the "15 Most Luxurious Family Hotels in the Maldives." This article is dedicated to families seeking an extraordinary vacation experience in a tropical paradise. The Maldives, with its idyllic islands and crystal-clear waters, is not just a haven for couples and honeymooners but also a dream destination for families. From child-friendly beaches to enriching kids' clubs, these luxurious hotels offer a perfect blend of relaxation for adults and endless fun for younger guests. Each hotel in our curated list is renowned for its exceptional service, stunning accommodations, and a range of activities that cater to all ages, ensuring a memorable and lavish family holiday in the heart of the Indian Ocean.


Vakkaru Maldives, nestled within the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of Baa Atoll, is a luxurious haven that blends timeless elegance with the natural beauty of the Maldives. This secluded island retreat offers a range of sophisticated beach and overwater villas, providing privacy and comfort. With its extensive array of dining options, wellness facilities, and recreational activities, Vakkaru Maldives caters to families and couples alike, promising an unforgettable experience in a breathtakingly beautiful setting.

The Double Decker Vakkaru Over Water Residence epitomizes the quintessence of an above-water stay: panoramic views of the sunset over the sea, ample space coupled with privacy, comfortably designed interiors, dual swimming pools, and chef services.
Visitors are treated to a daily basket of fresh fruits, along with champagne and a one-time barbecue dinner on their own private beach during their stay.
Peculiarities of Vakkaru Over Water Residence:
  • Area - 950 square meters.
  • Swimming pools of 55 and 12 square meters.


Velaa Private Island in the Maldives is the epitome of exclusivity and luxury. This private retreat, designed for utmost privacy and comfort, offers stunning villas with private pools, blending contemporary elegance with traditional Maldivian aesthetics. Renowned for its exceptional service, gourmet dining, and world-class spa, Velaa Private Island caters to those seeking a bespoke, ultra-luxurious experience in a tranquil and opulent setting, making it an ideal choice for discerning travelers.
The Nika Residence is ideal for families.
This stunning beachfront residence, conceived by the famed designer Patricia Urquiola, stands as a testament to style and opulence. It comfortably houses up to 10 guests, with its four expansive bedrooms leading out to balconies and terraces that offer views of the private beach and sea.
The interior of the villa is adorned with designer furnishings and decorative pieces. Eye-catching chandeliers and a remarkable 5-meter dining table, crafted from two segments of rare black marble, are particularly noteworthy and captivating for guests.
Peculiarities residences:
  • Area - 1324 square meters.
  • Luxurious bathrooms.
  • Private gym, spa and outdoor relaxation area.
  • Fully equipped kitchen with separate butler entrance.
  • Whole house sound system and multimedia entertainment system.
  • Large terrace of 38 square meters with pool, outdoor shower and private jacuzzi.


Amilla Maldives Resort and Residences stands out as a blend of contemporary luxury and natural beauty in the Baa Atoll. This resort offers spacious and stylish villas and residences, each providing an oasis of comfort with modern amenities and private pools. Known for its diverse dining experiences, extensive wellness programs, and a range of activities for all ages, Amilla Maldives is perfect for families and couples seeking a personalized and luxurious island getaway in a breathtaking environment.
This popular resort caters to a diverse range of tastes, offering everything from roomy, traditional villas to innovative, see-through inflatable pods perfect for nature enthusiasts and romantics. It's renowned for exceptional service, fine dining, and a substantial variety of lodging choices.
For bigger groups, the resort has constructed a remarkable six-bedroom residence capable of hosting up to 14 guests. The residence, designed in a horseshoe shape, boasts expansive floor-to-ceiling windows that flood the space with natural light, elegant washrooms, cozy living areas, and roomy walk-in wardrobes. Residents also have access to the services of a personal chef.
Residence features:
  • The area of the internal space is 900 square meters, the total area is 2550 square meters.
  • Spa.
  • Gym.
  • Cinema.
  • Rooftop cocktail bar.
  • 20 meter swimming pool.
  • Jacuzzi.
  • Private beach.


For over 25 years, Soneva hotels have exemplified top-tier hospitality and comfort for their guests. They consistently acknowledge and cater to the client's desires, ensuring a stay tailored to individual preferences.
Whether it's luxurious overwater villas or jungle hideaways, with views of the sunrise or sunset, suited for a romantic getaway or a large group gathering, Soneva offers an array of choices perfect for everyone!
For bigger families or groups, the two-level, Four-Bedroom Beach Suite comfortably houses 8 adults and 2 children. It boasts expansive indoor and outdoor lounging areas, alfresco bathrooms, a kitchen, a special area for children's slumber and a wading pool, a freshwater swimming pool, bicycles for each visitor, and dedicated butler service, among other amenities, all set within this lush tropical haven.
Villa features:
  • Area - 1788 square meters.
  • Water slide leading to the pool.
  • Own gym and sauna.
  • Private wine cellar.


Elegance, stunning scenery, meticulous attention to specifics, and a fully tailored approach to every visitor define the key characteristics of this esteemed resort. Here, the term "unavailable" is unknown, and there's a willingness to stray from the conventional to ensure guests experience a luxurious holiday.
The Mansion is recommended for families.
The resort features only 26 beachfront and marine villas, each boasting its own personal swimming area and marked by refined styling. Nestled amongst these elegant retreats, a magnificent mansion catches the eye, perched on the pristine sands at the waterline. This mansion encompasses three bedrooms, sumptuous washrooms, a climate-controlled swimming pool, and a lounge area. It's adorned with bespoke furniture, art pieces, and vivid decorative elements. The mansion provides various privileges, including complimentary accommodation and dining for two children under 12, dedicated attendant service, gratis laundry facilities, beverages and fruit, a celebratory bottle of champagne upon arrival, and free usage of snorkeling gear and non-powered aquatic sports.


Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, set across two picturesque islands, offers a unique blend of luxury and natural beauty. Renowned for its iconic underwater restaurant, this resort features lavish overwater and beach villas. It's a family-friendly paradise with extensive recreational activities, world-class dining, and a vibrant underwater world, perfect for an unforgettable island retreat.

We definitely recommend for the families VILLA MURAKA - exclusive residence of the Conrad Hotel Maldives Rangali Island is truly unparalleled. This distinctive dual-level abode features a main sleeping area and a washroom submerged 5 meters beneath the sea, presenting a truly avant-garde architectural wonder with an "underwater observatory" allure. From the comfort of your own sleeping and bathing area, equipped with wall-to-wall windows, you can observe the marine life of the Indian Ocean. Ascend the winding staircase to the upper above-sea level, where a generously sized sunlit deck with a dining space awaits for relaxation. a spacious sunny terrace with a dining area.

Exclusive amenities:
  • Arrive at the residence's jetty by private seaplane.
  • 24-hour private butler and chef services.
  • Spa treatments.
  • Fitness trainer on request.
  • Outdoor terrace with infinity pool.
  • Private jet skis.


Jumeirah Maldives Olhahali Island stands as a beacon of modern luxury amidst the azure waters of the Maldives. This resort, with its sleek, contemporary villas, offers panoramic ocean views and private pools. Its world-class amenities, diverse culinary experiences, and personalized service create an exclusive and indulgent island escape for families and couples alike.

We definitely recommend for families the TWO BEDROOM WATER RESIDENCE WITH POOL an attractive overwater residence on a picturesque island, situated at the boardwalk's extremity, offering an ideal haven for guests desiring seclusion and peace. Spanning an area of 680 square meters, it can easily house three adults and three youngsters below 11 years, or accommodate five adults.

Amenities include:
  • Private infinity pool.
  • Large roof terrace with al fresco dining area.
  • Spacious bathroom with bathtub and rain shower.
  • Shaded outdoor living room.


Gili Lankanfushi Maldives, a serene eco-friendly retreat, epitomizes sustainable luxury in an overwater paradise. Known for its "no news, no shoes" philosophy, this resort offers spacious villas crafted with natural materials, fostering a harmonious connection with the environment. The emphasis on personalized service and a tranquil atmosphere makes it an idyllic haven for relaxation and rejuvenation.

We definitely recommend the PRIVATE WATER RESERVE WITH POOL for families which boasts not just a luxurious overwater villa, but the largest overwater villa in the world. The area of this palace on the water is as much as 1700 square meters. This is a multi-level villa, consisting of suites and sunny terraces, and immersed in endless luxury.

Peculiarities of Private Water Reserve Villa:
  • Remote location above a natural coral lagoon.
  • Waterslides.
  • Private spa and gym.


One&Only Reethi Rah in the Maldives is an epitome of tropical luxury, blending grandeur and natural beauty. This exclusive resort offers expansive villas with private beaches or overwater decks, catering to both privacy and opulence. With world-class dining, a host of recreational activities, and personalized service, it provides an unparalleled experience for those seeking a lavish and serene island escape.

We definitely recommend for families the GRAND POOL RESIDENCE. The hotel, of course, has luxurious rooms, which in particular include a beach residence with a private area of 2400 square meters.

The unique oceanfront mansion has a number of exclusive offers:
  • Two separate living areas.
  • Private swimming pool with an area of 50 square meters.
  • Own open-air cinema.
  • Luxurious apartments and personal butler service.


Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi is a sanctuary of unparalleled luxury sprawled across three private islands. The resort features elegantly designed villas, each with its own pool and breathtaking views. Renowned for its culinary excellence and bespoke experiences, it offers a tranquil and indulgent retreat with personalized service, making it perfect for those seeking an extraordinary Maldivian vacation. The all-wooden Maldivian-style accommodation features a large circular deck above the water. A truly private mansion overlooking the lagoon with luxurious amenities.

We definitely recommend the OVERWATER POOL VILLA for families :

  • Private living space above water from 624 square meters.
  • Extended wooden terrace with direct access to the lagoon.
  • Private pool and jacuzzi with ocean views.
Dhaalu Atoll has a luxurious hotel that simultaneously occupies two islands - Olhuveli and Embudufushi. Niyama has everything your heart desires to offer. Of course, there are some highlights among the apartments.
Family beach Pavilion can be ideal for a large family or a fun company. On an area of 770 square meters there is a full range of comfort and luxury for 9 guests.
Room benefits:
  • Huge private space with three bedrooms.
  • Two private pools.
  • Terrace with floating sun loungers.
  • Private spa room.
  • Outdoor jacuzzi.


Luxury hotel in the northern part of Haa Atoll Alifu - Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa - has created an exclusive luxury suite for select guests - the Hideaway Palace. The villa includes as many as three separate rooms surrounded by private pools. The area of the palace room is 1420 square meters.
Hideaway Palace’s Features:
  • Large personal space.
  • Roof terrace.
  • Private garden.
  • Own beach.
  • Personal butler service.


Baa Atoll can offer guests not only the fabulous scenery of the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Amid unsurpassed tropical nature, the 5-star Four Hotel Seasons Landaa with its stunning modern rooms. One of the most impressive options is a two-story, three-bedroom estate with lagoon views.
Villa features:
  • Private 80-meter beach.
  • Private 20m pool with waterfall
  • Living room and dining al fresco.
  • Complete kitchen.
  • Personal attendants.


St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort, nestled on a private island, redefines luxury with its stunning overwater and beachfront villas. Known for its distinctive architecture and bespoke butler service, the resort offers exquisite dining, a tranquil spa, and a range of water activities, making it an ideal sanctuary for discerning travelers seeking sophistication and serenity
We recommend that families stay at the Overwater Estate. This magnificent waterfront property represents the pinnacle of elegance and ranks among the most expansive homes in the Maldives. The residence features three sleeping quarters, luxurious marble washrooms, spa facilities attached to each room, a spacious lounge with wall-to-wall glass entrances, a decked terrace with a pool, and a well-appointed kitchen. An enjoyable enhancement to the attractive indoors and stunning scenery is the 24-hour assistance of a dedicated attendant.
Villa features:
  • Area - 1726 square meters.
  • Infinity pool with an area of 92 square meters.
  • Private gym.
  • Cinema hall.


Raffles Maldives Meradhoo combines refined elegance with the untouched beauty of the Maldives. This luxurious resort, located in the remote and pristine Gaafu Alifu Atoll, offers sophisticated beach and overwater villas, each with private pools and breathtaking views. Renowned for its exemplary service, exquisite dining options, and serene spa, it provides an intimate and tranquil haven for guests seeking a blend of relaxation and bespoke luxury in a pristine natural setting.
Situated in one of the most secluded areas of the Maldives, this resort offers guests opulent lodgings, notably the sumptuous Raffles Royal Residence. Positioned along a pristine sandy shore, the residence features 3 bedrooms, extendable to 6 upon request. It comfortably houses up to 15 guests, ensuring a complete in-villa experience. Guests can indulge in on-site spa services, celebrations, round-the-clock dining, and exclusive gourmet dinners. The villa offers constant access to a dedicated butler and staff ready to entertain the youngest visitors.
The residence is equipped with all essentials for a relaxing vacation, including a yoga mat and a beach tote.
Features of the Raffles Royal Residence:
  • Area - 1700 square meters.
  • Spacious roof terrace for relaxation, sunset watching and yoga.
  • 40 meter swimming pool.