Ayada Maldives

GDh. Maguhdhuvaa, Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll
430 km from Velana International Airport, Malé
100 minutes by domestic flight
Special Offer
Early Bird Discount Offer (EB01) from 2024-12-26 to 2025-01-04


Swimming Pool
Scuba Diving
Private Pool Villas
Children's Facilities
Disabled Access
Baby Sitting
Business Facilities

Ayada Maldives is a luxury resort located amidst a large pristine reef within the southern rim of the Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll in the southern Maldives. This five-star facility, based on the tranquil natural island of Magudhdhuvaa, occupies 15 hectares and features undisturbed, indigenous vegetation, uninterrupted views of breathtaking Maldivian landscape and the smooth breeze of Indian Ocean. Ayada Maldives provides visitors an authentically luxurious journey of the very finest on offer in the Southern Maldives.

Ayada Maldives is situated 430 km (268 miles) south of the capital and 50 km from Kaadhedhoo domestic airport. Guests will embark upon a 55-minute domestic flight followed by a 50-minute speedboat ride to Ayada Maldives.

Room Categories

Land Room
103 sq feet

Located on the idyllic stretches of the white sandy beaches, these beachfront villas offer peaceful relaxation either on the expansive private outdoor and plunge pool surrounded by lush vegetation with the beach situated a few steps away.

Over Water Villa
108 sq feet

Poised over the lagoon, these over-the-water villas allows for idyllic contemplation whilst lounging on the ocean hammocks with the gentle lapping of the waves to soothe you. These spacious villas offer a private outdoor terrace, ocean hammocks, plunge pool, an uninterrupted view of the horizon and direct lagoon access.

Land Room
115 sq feet

Ideal for vacationing families, these interconnecting villas offer a larger separate individual bedroom yet common outdoor terrace areas with a Beach Villa. Positioned to capture infinite views of the ocean and sunrise, each suite offers a private outdoor terrace, plunge pool and direct beach access.

Land Room
137 sq feet

Offering views of the crystal clear lagoon, these spacious beachfront suites offer a large living area, spacious private outdoor terrace, plunge pool and garden area ideal for romantic private dinners with direct beach access.


Land Room
156 sq feet

Perched on the beach with the outdoor terrace over the water with the unique feature of entering from the beach and exiting from the ocean if desired, these suites offer a large area encompassing a living and bedroom area complete with a spacious outdoor terrace with plush swing sofas and plunge pool to further enhance the tranquil setting with direct lagoon access from the terrace.

Over Water Villa
172 sq feet

Offering absolute luxury and serenity over the Indian Ocean, these over-the-water suites offer a master bedroom with private bathroom and a living area with a glass floor panel, an additional bathroom and pantry area, a huge sundeck with ocean hammocks and direct access to the lagoon and infinite views of the horizon.

Over Water Villa
172 sq feet

With its distinct location on the edge of the jetty, this duplex split level presidential suite is considered an island enclave and offers spacious bedrooms on the ground and upper floors, a lavish living area and an upper floor terrace providing a 180 degrees view of the Indian Ocean and the horizon with absolute privacy.



On offer at AySpa are 8 spacious and tranquil treatment villas some with their own hydrotheraphy 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.


Ayada is a PADI 5* Dive Center and train per PADI standardized system. This takes place both in an air-conditioned classroom, which is fully equipped with television/video and a white board, and in the calm lagoon directly in front of the dive center.

water sports

Visitors wishing to simply enjoy the pleasures of the natural environment can avail themselves to the mesmerizing sea scape of our coral reef by snorkeling or diving and keener enthusiasts can enjoy the array of motorized and non-motorized activities on offer. The onsite PADI 5 Star dive center is located off the arrival jetty and the water sports center located on the southern end of the island. A variety of activities, programs and courses geared for either beginners or seasoned water enthusiasts is on offer


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.

sports and recreation

From an exhilarating schedule of Yoga/ Pilates from Yoga Studio, activities are endless, Badminton Court, Fitness Pavilion, a fully equipped state of the art fitness center is available. Fishing, a variety of fishing excursions including Big Game Fishing, Traditional Fishing and Long Line Fishing, Football, Games Hall, Jogging Track, Tennis Court, Volleyball.

sports and recreation

The Maldives is widely regarded to be one of the most romantic destinations in the world, and the picturesque setting at Ayada Maldives is a true testament of that belief. From stretches of white sandy beaches to the crystal clear shallow lagoon with the magnificent sunset as a breathtaking backdrop, Ayada Maldives is the ideal destination for your celebration.  Whether you prefer a private candle lit dinner on the beach, a sumptuous picnic under the stars or renewing your vows, the team at Ayada Maldives is committed to ensuring that we deliver an enchanting and memorable experience.  

Wining and Dining

  • Zero Degree

    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.

  • The Ottoman Lounge

    From the serenity and tranquility of the Maldives to the vibrancy of a café 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 café in Turkey with the Ottoman style furnishings complete with intricate light fixtures and low seating.

  • The 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.

  • Kai

    Fusing a unique Maldivian setting with the tantalizing décor and flavors of the Far East from India to Japan, this restaurant provides an authentic experience designed to titillate your senses. 

  • The Ocean Breeze Bar

    With its Mediterranean ambience, 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.

  • Magu

    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.

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