Holiday Island Resort

ADh. Dhiffushi, South Ari Atoll
97 km from Velana International Airport, Malé
30 minutes by domestic flight


Scuba Diving
Children's Facilities
All Inclusive Package
Ayurvedic Treatments
Disabled Access
Baby Sitting
Business Facilities

At Holiday Island Resort & Spa , the rush of time slows. The crystalline seas and soft, sandy shores remain as nature made them, beckoning guests to one of the world’s last unspoiled paradises. Shape your dream holiday at this secluded Maldives beach hotel, where pristine beauty, personalized service and modern indulgences have formed a retreat of unparalleled allure. Explore the underwater treasures of one of the world’s premier dive locations. Sip a cocktail on your private terrace as you watch the sun dip below the horizon. Or simply lounge on the white coral sand and soak up the radiant sun. Escape to this tranquil, wonderfully relaxed choice of Maldives beach resorts, and discover a tangible embodiment of your ideal tropical paradise.

Room Categories

Land Room
26 sq feet

Relax in the comfort of your own private beach bungalow with stunning views of the Indian Ocean. Each bungalow sits directly on the breathtaking beach that surrounds the beautiful Holiday Island.

Equipped with a host of modern amenities and indulgent comforts, the beach bungalows offer a charming, laid-back setting for an unforgettable Maldives beach holiday.



Find your inner soul at Araamu Spa, soon to open its doors at Holiday Island Resort & Spa . A signature feature at all Villa Hotels , the Maldives spa retreat will build upon the natural serenity of the island, creating a tranquil, soothing sanctuary where guests can nourish mind, body and soul. Rich fabrics, Asian artwork and locally handcrafted furnishings are framed with lush, local vegetation, highlighted by a landscaped courtyard and placid water features. While these artistically styled designs please the eye, colour, light, music and exotic aromas work together to inspire a sense of calm and relaxation. Regain a sense of inner balance at this Maldives spa resort, offering an indulgent escape to a world of personal well-being.


Plunge beneath the topaz waters of Holiday Island Resort & Spa , and you’ll quickly see why South Ari Atoll has long been a favourite destination for Maldives diving holidays. Nearby reefs, wrecks and “thila” coral towers teem with sharks, tuna and barracuda, as well as with myriad other species of colourful creatures and plant life. To help the guests experience the mysterious beauty of this underwater world, the resort proud to offer the PADI-registered Villa Dive Centre, located directly on property grounds. The Centre organizes morning and afternoon dives each day, and holds a variety of training classes for both beginners and seasoned divers. The tranquil waters of location are also conducive to snorkelling, which provides a birds-eye view of marine life below. Take advantage of Maldives scuba diving packages, lessons and facilities, and discover one of the world’s foremost dive locales.

water sports

From boating and windsurfing to jet skis and tube rides, Holiday Island Resort & Spa  has nearly every sort of water sport imaginable. Embark on a scenic boat ride to catch a glimpse of whale sharks – the largest species of fish in existence. Take advantage of the calm, shallow lagoon to learn how to sail or windsurf. Or, use Maldives catamaran rentals to explore the beautiful coastline of secluded island. We’re also one of three places in the country where parasailing is available, offering a true sky-high adventure for the intrepid traveller. Dive into a thrilling world of aquatic excitement, and experience one of the best equipped centres for Maldives windsurfing, sailing, canoeing, and more.


Just beyond the boundaries of Holiday Island Resort & Spa , an entire world lays waiting to be discovered. Explore the surrounding waters and Atolls with guided Maldives excursions, each offering a fascinating look into local life and nature. Cruise to gorgeous inhabited and uninhabited islands within the archipelago, or delve beneath the waters with a fishing or snorkelling trip. For a different approach to wildlife, embark on a Maldives dolphin safari, and watch as these playful, graceful creatures glide through the gentle waves. 

sports and recreation

Add a little action to your time at Holiday Island Resort & Spa , and take advantage of our wide array of recreational activities. Unlike other Maldives budget hotels, the resort offers extensive, modern facilities for your enjoyment, including athletic courts and all necessary sporting equipment. Start up a friendly game of beach volleyball or badminton, or maintain your exercise regime at resort gymnasium. Enjoy an after-dinner game of snooker, or practice your backhand on the onsite tennis courts, which are equipped with flood lights for evening matches. Whether looking for fun or fitness.

sports and recreation

Infuse your special day with the inherent romance of Holiday Island Resort & Spa . With clear topaz waters, gentle ocean breezes, and lush tropical vegetation, the Maldives wedding destination captures the light-hearted magic of love like few other places can. Host a sunset ceremony along pristine white-sand beaches, or pledge your vows beneath a canopy of gently swaying palm fringe. Treat your guests to a chartered fishing or island-hopping excursion, or pamper the bridal party with an afternoon at the new Araamu Spa . From oceanfront Maldives wedding ceremonies to festive island-themed receptions, the romantic resort provides the perfect setting to begin your new life together.

Wining and Dining

  • Main Restaurant

    Indulge in the sumptuous, internationally-inspired cuisine of the Main Restaurant, the culinary centrepiece of Holiday Island Resort & Spa . Serving elaborate buffets for breakfast, lunch and dinner, each meal at this Maldives restaurant is a true gourmet feast. resort professionally trained chefs pride themselves on preparing a wide variety of delectable dishes throughout the day, from traditional continental breakfast dishes in the morning to boldly flavoured continental, Asian and Maldivian fare at lunch and dinner. full-board, half-board and all-inclusive meal plans are valid exclusively at the Main Restaurant, ensuring guests will enjoy a deliciously well-rounded introduction to the height of Maldives dining.

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