Reethi Faru Resort
A set of luxe bungalows on a coral-fringed island, Reethi Faru Resort offers the perfect blend of natural beauty and laid-back luxury. With Maldivian cuisine served in a tropical garden, snorkeling and surfing right off the shore, and a pampering spa with holistic remedies, the resort sets the bar high for blissful escapism. Go dolphin watching on a speedboat, plan a picnic on a neighboring island, or simply watch the amber sun disappear into the turquoise waters at the appropriately named Sunset Bar.
- Choose from 150 villas, from an overwater bungalow to a two-bedroom suite with an outdoor Jacuzzi
- Destress with a holistic Ayurvedic massage to the sound of ocean waves
- Take a speedboat excursion to watch dolphins leap over crystal-clear waters
- Feast on Maldivian, Lebanese, and Asian cuisine with live music in the background
- An on-site marine biologist leads conservation efforts, such as coral restoration and manatee tagging
- Go on an island hopping excursion with a beach picnic and snorkeling
- Dive into the turquoise blue for glimpses of coral reefs, sea turtles, and blue-striped snapper
Enter a secluded paradise, serenely residing on one of the most beautiful islands of the Indian Ocean, where you’ll be welcomed by island hospitality and intoxicating ocean breezes. Step into your over-water villa and freshen up under an invigorating outdoor rain shower or take the plunge into the deep blue sea directly from a wooden ladder on your villa’s deck.
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Scattered in a ring around the island, the 150 villas are each individual patches of paradise. Designed to take advantage of the ultimate amenity — views of the gardens or the sea — the villas have an ample amount of space dedicated to being outdoors on porches and deck spaces; some rooms even have open-air rain showers or hot tubs. Whether you choose a garden villa set amidst tropical plants or a standalone water villa perched over the ocean, you will enjoy the laid back comforts of home within an idyllic setting.
For an over-the-top island getaway, choose an opulent water villa suite. Built on wooden stilts hovering over the pristine waters of the lagoon, these villas feature two luxurious bedrooms, a spacious lounge, walk-in closets, and deep bathtubs for long, lavish soaks. If you can pry yourself away, ask the staff to organize a day out on a catamaran, book a hydrating facial, or a fun ride on the famous banana boat.
The bars and restaurants at Reethi Faru Resort are just as exceptional for their settings as they are for their menus. From a cabana on the beach to a bungalow on stilts — these dining venues are where to soak in the sights and the sounds of the ocean from different vantage points.
Dhuyavaru Bar and Restaurant – Open 24 hours a day, this two-tier dining space is situated over the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean and can be accessed by a pier. Feast on fresh seafood or sumptuous desserts or go for coffee and pastry at any time of the day.
Harugé Bar – With both open-air and shaded areas, Harugé is the social hub of the resort, where you can play a game of table tennis or billiards, watch sporting events on big screen TVs, or dance the night away to Maldivian music.
Vakaru – At the resort’s main restaurant, a team of international chefs conjure up a buffet of tempting dishes from around the world. Whether you fancy Asian, Spanish, Italian or even Lebanese, you’re bound to find a dish or two to suit your palate.
Huvandhu Garden – Amidst tropical foliage on the beach, this candlelit spot in a thatched-roof pavilion is perfect for a romantic dinner for two. Dine on flavorsome international cuisine or Maldivian classics, such as spicy pumpkin salad.
Reethi Grill – Feel powdery white sand between your toes at this mellow restaurant, where you can enjoy dinner in your own personal cabana. Share wood-fired pizzas or devour tandoori chicken from an outdoor open-flame oven.
Raalhu Cafe – This poolside spot is the place for some casual eats such as pizzas, salads, and sandwiches. Cool off with a scoop of ice cream or savor a crepe drizzled in chocolate sauce.
Sunset Bar – On the southwest beach, this open-air bar is the best place to watch the sun sinking into the ocean at dusk. Sip an aperitif or a refreshing cocktail while taking in the show.
Additional dining options include: Nala Bar, Veyo Bar.
Head to Reethi Faru Water-Sports to arrange speedboat dolphin spotting, scuba diving, windsurfing, water skiing or parasailing. Head to the gym or test your skills on the tennis, squash, and badminton courts. Unwind with yoga or stroll down to Coconut Spa for a massage using oils infused with the heady scents of nature.
With over 1,000 coral islands in the Maldives, you’ll find plenty to explore near your secluded island paradise. Go island hopping or immerse yourself in the local culture by taking a trip to the capital of Ungoofaaru, where you can experience traditional afternoon tea.
Reethi Faru Resort
Reethi Faru Resort is situated on the private island of Filaidoo in the south Raa Atoll in the Maldives, blissfully removed from large urban centers. Pristine beaches, vibrant coral reefs, and lush tropical vegetation can all be found at the resort and the surrounding islands.
Fly into Male International Airport before taking a 20-minute domestic flight to the island of Dharavanhoo. From here, a 30-minute speedboat ride will bring you to the resort. Alternatively, you can choose a seaplane transfer to bring you from Dharavanhoo to Reethi Faru Resort in 45 minutes.