Top hotels in Shaviyani Atoll

May 16, 2024

As a hidden gem among the Maldivian atolls, Shaviyani offers an exclusive retreat like no other. This destination, still largely unexplored, was once a secret haven for wise seafarers who were drawn to its serene and clear waters, framed by exquisite lagoons that surround its idyllic islands.

Shaviyani Atoll lies about 230 km north of Malé, nestled within a pristine marine environment untouched by modern development. The journey to this secluded paradise takes 55 minutes by seaplane, with an alternative option of a domestic flight to Hanimaadhoo Airport.

Currently, Shaviyani remains free from the bustling luxury resorts, making it a perfect escape for those seeking solitude and a deep connection with nature. It’s a paradise for adventure seekers, offering boundless vistas of the Indian Ocean and the promise of undisturbed tranquility. Discover the best places to stay in Shaviyani Atoll, where the true essence of the Maldives awaits.

sirru fen fushi

Sirru Fen Fushi

Price: $US 900-2,200/night
Transfer fee: $US 600/adult
Best for: scuba diving, family, honeymoon, SPA

Situated in the Shaviyani Atoll, a scenic seaplane ride from Malé, Sirru Fen Fushi, Private Lagoon Resort, offers an unmatched luxury experience. Starting May 1st, 2024, this 5-star resort will operate independently, joining the Leading Hotels of the World portfolio.

This exquisite retreat features spacious villas with large private pools and open spaces, perfect for couples and families. Set on a lush island with diamond-white beaches and vibrant coral reefs, the resort provides breathtaking views of turquoise waters. Guests can enjoy over-water accommodations, each with a private pool and butler service.

Amenities include one of the largest lagoons in the Maldives, a 200-meter swimming pool, fine dining, a dive and water sports center, a destination spa, and an open-air bamboo bar crafted by Balinese artisans. Additionally, luxury safari-style tented villas are available in the island’s interior jungle.

Accessible by a 50-minute seaplane journey from Malé airport, Sirru Fen Fushi promises serene settings and luxurious seclusion. Experience paradise at this unforgettable Maldives resort.



JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa

Price: $US 900-2,600/night
Transfer fee: $US 630/adult
Best for: scuba diving, family, honeymoon, SPA

Set on the picturesque island of Vagaru in the Shaviyani Atoll, JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa offers a luxurious escape just an hour’s seaplane journey from Malé airport. This crescent-shaped island is a haven of unparalleled luxury, featuring some of the largest and most modern villas in the Maldives, each boasting a private pool.

Guests can indulge in gourmet cuisine from across the globe, with seven distinct restaurants serving everything from classic Asian dishes—Thai, Japanese, Indian—to wood-fired Italian specialties.

This 5-star resort caters to both couples and families, providing an idyllic setting for those seeking to unwind, reconnect, and be fully present. The 60 villas, designed to resemble inverted Dhoni boats, offer both aesthetic charm and comfort, each with a private pool.

The resort’s Spa by JW features six double treatment rooms, a deluxe suite with a private wet room, a unisex hair salon, manicure and pedicure stations, a wellness boutique, an overwater gym, and an open-air yoga pavilion, ensuring a holistic and rejuvenating experience for all guests.

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