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Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa Maldives is an exclusive all-suite resort for those who demand genuine luxury and expect only the best. We profile the venue as we find out what makes the resort so attractive to guests.

Opened in 2005, the Hideaway boasts some of the largest beachfront villas in the Maldives. For clients looking to get away from a hectic lifestyle, having space and privacy is a hallmark of the resort. Characterised by its intimate ambience and remote location, the island resort stays true to its name and offers guests ‘a true hideaway’ spanning 297,000 square metres.

Having undergone a US$40m renovation in 2014, there are now 103 extremely spacious villas, with most of the containing their own private pool and jacuzzi. The 57 contemporary style over-water villas stand on stilts over the lagoon, while the 46 beachfront villas have a timeless, classic Maldives feel, each with its own private beach and hidden away among lush tropical gardens for complete privacy.

Regarding its customer service, the island’s butler service is legendary, ensuring that a dream vacation with exemplary service is a reality. It is also easily accessible to many visitors around the world, including those travelling by seaplane and also on yachts.

Visitors and guests travel from all corners of the globe to the Hideaway, not just to relax but also take in the scenery from restaurants and bars from around the world. There are four restaurants within the resort which offer fine dining, and a not to be missed wine collection, which helps the resort to really stand out.

Important in its ability to entice guests, the spa is a true wellness haven with 12 private treatment suites, steam room and hair salon set in manicured gardens. For those who love to be active, two outdoor pools, the recreation centre with its gym, two tennis courts, beach volleyball court, as well as extensive water sports, fishing, diving and a range of excursions ensures there’s always something new to explore.

Another aspect of the island, is the golden sandy beaches which stretch over one kilometre on each side of the island, and the surrounding turquoise waters which host a rich and colourful sea life waiting to be discovered. Home to the first fully functional marina in the Maldives, due to its unique reef system, Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa boasts an enviable dive spot close by.

Set against a beautiful backdrop of coconut groves, pristine white sands and turquoise waters, the island resort provides a tranquil retreat for those in search of an exotic getaway.

Providing a multi-cultural environment, the décor is complete with coconut and teak timber furnishing, sukabumi stone, java rosso tumble stone, sandstone, pink slate, onyx and silk fabrics. The spa menu has a wide range of personalised treatments using natural Balinese products. Both intimate and comfortable, the 12 private treatment rooms welcome you to the sound of the gentle waves surrounding Hideaway Spa.

Across the island, the Hideaway Spa also features a steam room, outdoor pavilion and manicure and pedicure station. These are all factors which contribute to the thriving environment on the beach, along with guests also utilising the relaxation zone, and perhaps most importantly to many visitors, a luxurious retail area. Guests are usually thrilled with their experience, particularly as there are a team of experts on the island who are dedicated to ensuring the relaxation and rejuvenation of their mind, body and soul is achieved.

Crucially, the resort can offer something that all guests and visitors dream off, amazing food. Picking out just a couple of the cuisines, the Matheefaru Restaurant offers a wide choice of refined international cuisine including breakfast and dinner buffets, and themed buffets at night, coupled with live cooking stations and two private over water pavilions which aid intimate dining are available.

Profiling the Meeru Bar & Grill, there is a casual place to unwind by the pool, offers rustic pizzas from the wood-fired oven and succulent meat cuts from the Lava Stone grill.

Ultimately, there are some very exciting venues and factors which entice guests to visit the resort. For those looking to relax in luxury, then Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa is a great place to start. 

Company: Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa

Contact: Ricardo Leal – General Manager

Email: [email protected]

Address: Dhonakulhi Island, Haa Alifu Atoll, Maldives

Telephone: 00 960 650 1515

Website: www.hideawaybeachmaldives.com