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Safari Island Resort

ADh. Mushimasgali, South Ari Atoll
60 km from Velana International Airport, Malé
20 minutes by seaplane


Swimming Pool
Scuba Diving
Children's Facilities
All Inclusive Package
Ayurvedic Treatments
Baby Sitting

A 20 minute seaplane flight takes you to Safari Island Resort located in the heart of North Ari Atoll. It is approximately 60 km from Velana International Airport. The island is very tiny, you can easily walk around in a few minutes. One side of the island is a clear lagoon and a rich house reef on the other. 

A thread of 15 Semi-Water Bungalows run on one tip of the island. The opposite end is a jetty leading to 39 Water Bungalows. The 30 Beach Bungalows are on the island part in exotic green vegetation including palm trees. All the 84 rooms come with sea view.

The Island is surrounded by white powdery, sandy beach and crystal clear water lagoon and house reef which is attractive for snorkeling and Diving with attractive diving points.

Room Categories

Land Room
45 sq feet

Beach room with a luxury en suite bathroom featuring modern fi¬ttings including panorama glass mirrors and twin wash basins. Room opens out with a full glass door set to a private wooden deck with seating.

Over Water Villa
45 sq feet

Overwater villas featuring a stunning glass bottomed co ffee table. Private sun deck at the back leading to the turquoise lagoon.

Over Water Villa
45 sq feet

Get the best of both beach and over water. Living spaces bathed in warm natural light, perched atop the turquoise lagoon. A full sea-facing wall opens out to the spacious over-water terrace and the expansive lagoon beyond.


It's no secret that Spa therapies are an enhancement to life. We emphasize inner healing and the balance of mind, body and soul using a fusion of Eastern and Western philosophies and treatments set in contemporary oriental surroundings. Treatments are designed to help you relax and rejuvenate your mind, body and soul, but most importantly you will return home with more energy, greater focus and an enhanced sense of balance. Feel the benefits as you experience a touch of paradise here at Duny Thai Spa.


Welcome to Joy Dive Maldives Safari Island Resort. The Dive Centre “Joy Dive Maldives” is under german management. Looking back to 20 years of experience in the Maldives, resort offers a simple regulated and professionally organized diving operation. In view of a most possible individual service, we are offering daily half-day trips (1 – 2 dives),full-day trips (3 dives) and early-morning, as well as night dives.

Great dive sites, such as “Fish-head” (only 12 minutes away) “Maaya Thila”, “Hafsa Thila”, “Manta Point”, “Fesdu Wreck” and many others in the near surroundings, offer breathtaking diversity of corals and fish. The absolute highlight and unique in the Maldives – is the possibility of an exclusive private dive safari on one of the luxurious, traditional boats, with the possibility to reach the top spots of the entire Ari Atoll. A good chance to see even Manta and Whale Shark.

water sports

Float over fish and black-tip sharks in your kayak. Hear the wind whistling past as you slice up the waters on a wakeboard. There are so many ways to experience Safari Island waters from serene adventures on the sea to exciting offshore escapades. Just let us know your tastes and your skill levels and we will find the perfect offshore adventure for you.


A number of exciting excursions are scheduled weekly and whenever guests have had their ¬fill of catching rays on the beach, they are welcome to sign up for an adventure at the reception. Guest Experiences Team is here to arrange the ideal island adventure for you, whether you join a group excursion or opt for a private experience.

Fishing is the lifeline of Maldives, for centuries it has been the livelihood of people; During your trip you will enjoy the glorious spectrum of sunset while discovering the traditional way of fishing by using lines and tuna as bait, on board on our authentic Maldivian Dhoni.

In Maldives, there are hundreds of dolphins around the islands. The best time to spot those dolphins is before sunset by passing through the channels and if you are lucky you can see the real fun show of the dolphins. This is a wonderful way to conclude your day and prepare for the evening Ahead. There is a 50/50 chance in seeing Dolphins.

sports and recreation

Unleash the warrior in you and finish off sweatier and sexier than you’ve ever been before with our Fitness Centre. Relax & increase your muscle endurance. Improve your stamina. Shred fat with us.

sports and recreation

Dedicate your lives to each other with a Romantic union set in paradise. Celebrate the wedding of your dreams in nupitial ceremony fused with elements of the ocean, sand and sky, as everlasting as love itself.

Wining and Dining

  • Pool Bar

    Pool Bar offers drinks & snacks. All Inclusive guests can enjoy their entitled drinks.Pool bar is open from morning 10:00 hrs – 22:00 hrs.

    Guests require to bring their own beach towels from the rooms if they want to use it in the pool opening hours. The Pool is open from Morning 08:00 hrs – 18:00 hrs. Please note that high level of Chlorine is put in the pool at night, therefore it is strictly prohibited to swim in the pool after 18:00 hrs for your own safety.

    Pool bar hosts crab race on every Tuesday night from 21:00 hrs – 22:30 hrs
    Guests can choose their own crab from the bucket of crabs and place them in the racing track where you win FREE Beers if your crab crosses the line first.

  • Sun Down Bar

    The sundown bar set on a wooden deck with a view of the stunning lagoon turns into a splendid a air at sundown when nature paints a di fferent scene every dusk. The golden sun sinks beneath the horizon casting a multitude of orange, red and pink hues across the sky and there is no place better to enjoy the show that at sundown bar, accompanied with a drink or two.

  • Lagoon Restaurant

    Tropical paradise Safari Island is a true highlight of the Maldives region. A holiday in the Maldives would not be complete without a tour of our fantastic restaurant an icon in the Maldives. Shaded with a magnificent white roof, and floating over the lagoon the main restaurant is where breakfast, lunch and dinner are provided in an all-you-can-eat buffet style with variety of international and regional cuisines to please everyone’s taste.

    The skilful chefs offer selectable international cuisine and ensures the best dining experience.

    Enjoy buffet style meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner including lively Theme Nights. Sunday night dinner is Maldivian/Asian night with a themed menu and Soups, breads and desserts are homemade and the fresh, tropical fruits are delicious. The buffet lines also include live action, cooking station which our chefs prepare your food as your preference.

  • Palm Bar

    Floating in the turquoise lagoon next to the main restaurant is the island bar where guests may enjoy drinks and spend leisure time. Open from morning until the last guest leaves, the bar also invites guests for daily happy hour (18:00 hrs – 19:30 hrs) with 20% discount on all drinks.

    The coffee shop at the main bar also off ers a range of coffee, light snacks or special meals which can be enjoyed in the spacious environment, serenaded by the sound of the waves and the salty ocean breeze. Palm Bar will have a large bar counter, area with seating  inside and out outside deck, over the lagoon, facing Seaview.

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