Jumeirah Vittaveli

True Essence of a Maldivian Paradise

Located a short 20-minute ride on board a luxurious motorised catamaran from Malé, Jumeirah Vittaveli offers unmatched diversity, subtle luxury and personalised exploration, whether you are seeking a romantic getaway or an exotic destination for your family.

The resort comprises  89 villas and suites each with their own swimming pool and direct access to the beach or lagoon. The private and spacious villas are available with one or two bedrooms making them the ideal accommodation for both families and couples.

Jumeirah Vittaveli provides extensive leisure and wellness facilities including a 5 star PADI dive centre, Talise Spa and Talise Fitness, as well as one of the largest kid’s clubs in the Maldives, Kuda Koli Kid’s Klub. The Talise Spa is surrounded by lush, natural gardens and offers Asian inspired treatments all using organic or natural products. Daily yoga and fitness classes as well as personalised wellness programmes are also available.

Home to one of the healthiest and most abundant House-Reefs in the South Malé Atoll, Jumeirah Vittaveli offers numerous diving and snorkeling opportunities exploring the colourful house reef or discovering boat wreck dive sites.

Dine at one of our three exquisite restaurants and bars, explore the overwater elegance and romance of Fenesse, the fresh flavours of family favourites at the all-day dining Samsara or enjoy the sea breeze at the beach-side MU Beach Bar & Grill. We also offer exclusive and personalised ‘Dining by Design’ experiences from sunrise breakfast on a traditional Maldivian boat (Dhoni), to an Aqua dinner served in the swimming pool, where you can sink your toes into the cool water.

Overview Ocean Suite with Pool

Our Ocean suites are a lavish choice, a heartbeat away from the main island and accessible only by speedboat. Retreat into your own completely private haven of pure opulence and relaxation. Each Suite has two floors with a private, infinity swimming pool, separate living area, glass floor and outdoor terrace with direct access to the Indian Ocean.

Beach Villa with Pool Sunrise and Sunset

Our Beach Villas feature stunning and spacious interiors with direct access to white sandy beaches and the Indian Ocean’s clear waters. Relax on the individual Sala sunbeds after a leisurely dip in your own private ‘L’ shaped pool. Enjoy an exceptional semi-open shower experience and the breathtaking open-air bathroom with marble bathtub, swing and dressing area in the landscaped garden. As the day ends, the comfort of an ocean facing deluxe 2x2 metres king-size bed awaits.

Two Bedroom Beach Villa with Pool Sunrise

Our Two Bedroom Beach Villas are a harmonious combination of space, service and privacy and are perfect for families. The second bedroom, complete with two twin beds and an en-suite bathroom, provides a comfortable environment for children with an amenities fridge and direct access to the terrace. The main bedroom offers a large King-size bed along with a lounge seating area and desk. Adjoining the main bedroom is  a large open-air bathroom, with an outdoor shower and marble bathtub in the landscaped garden area, relax on the individual Sala sunbeds after a leisurely dip in your own private ‘L’ shaped pool and soak up the views of the Indian Ocean as each villa has direct access to the beach. Each of the two bedrooms hosts their own bathroom along with an outdoor terrace area, promising precious moments as a couple, as well as a family. 

 Two Bedroom Beach Suite with Pool

Our Beach suites are a harmonious combination of space, service and privacy, beautifully appointed over two levels and perfect for families. In these two-floor suites you can decide whether to relax, in the separate living room, on the outdoor terrace or around your private swimming pool. The master bedroom with King-size bed is located on the ground floor with connecting doors to the living room and an en-suite bathroom with a large, free-standing bath and outdoor shower. The second bedroom is located on the first floor with two twin-beds, an amenities fridge and en-suite bathroom. Guests can soak up the views on the sizeable first floor open-air terrace. The Beach suite naturally offers direct access to the white sandy beaches and the Indian Ocean’s clear waters.

Water Villa with Pool Sunrise and Sunset

Our East facing Sunrise Water villas are the pinnacle of spectacular design, built directly over the Indian Ocean’s crystalline waters. Take a journey into an enchanting aquatic universe through the glass floors of the living room or by snorkelling just steps away. For ultimate relaxation, lounge in the villa’s day Sala or take a dip in your own private infinity edge pool. The spacious air-conditioned bedroom, bathroom, and living room all have direct access to the outdoor deck area. Exquisite views are also found to the skies, with a sunrise positioning on the island.  Enjoy them while relaxing in the large bathtub with floor to ceiling windows offering uninterrupted views.

Ocean Suite with Pool

Our free standing one-bedroom Ocean suites are a lavish choice for the ultimate romantic retreat. Built on stilts in the gentle waters of the lagoon, the Ocean Suites are a heartbeat away from the main island, accessible 24 hours with our complimentary boat service.

Escape into your own completely private haven of pure opulence and relaxation. Two floors promise you every comfort imaginable and create a feeling of pure freedom with their spaciousness. The unique covered terrace is perched on platforms and crafted with split-level wood verandas leading you directly into the lagoon’s magical clear waters. The bedroom is located on the mezzanine floor with an en-suite bathroom and a balcony overlooking the living area below.

Indulge in the spectacular view as you relax on the king size bed with floor to ceiling glass window offering panoramic views of the endless Indian Ocean, or watch the mesmerising aquatic life through the living area’s exquisite glass flooring before basking in warm rays until sunset. 

Try sample dishes inspired by the spectacular island our resort calls home. Each restaurant at Jumeirah Vittaveli tempts with a rich, deep combination of flavours, offered against a magnificent backdrop that needs to be seen to be believed.

Whether you are in the mood for cocktails at sunset or lunch by the water, you will enjoy a dining experience fit for the beauty of our location. We aim to ensure our menus are full of the toughest decisions you’ll have to make during your stay.


Luxurious Beachside Dining

Swarna translates to 'gold' in Sanskrit, reflecting royalty, opulence, and the rich heritage of Indian cuisine. The gold standard at Jumeirah Vittaveli, this exclusive fine dining restaurant will delight you with creative flavours, complemented by an impressive arrangement of dishes, including crockery that was specifically chosen to enhance the visual presentation.

The restaurant comprises three open-air dining cabanas, one Chef's table, and one swing for after-dinner relaxation, all dotted throughout a Maharaja style garden venue.

The menu offers a selection of set menus with creative interpretations of traditional Indian recipes. On alternating days, you may choose to dine on authentic Thalis (platters), designed for traditional Indian cuisine aficionados.

Mu Beach Bar & Grill

Maldivian Grill Magnificence

The perfect setting for both intimate candle light dinners on the beach as well as family style eating, MU Beach Bar & Grill serves the very best meats in the Maldives in different marble scores and the freshest seafood including lobster, prawns and fish cooked to perfection on our grill.

Enjoy the magic of this unique setting under the stars and relax with your favourite drink attended by our friendly barmen.


Moldavian Delicacies, international flavours

With views across the Indian Ocean, Samsara sets the scene for the culinary masterpieces that await you. Our all day dining restaurant specializes in eclectic culinary delights from Asia and all over the world. Savour the freshest sashimi, seafood curry or prime beef burger from an assorted à la carte menu or treat yourself to a sumptuous buffet complemented by the ocean breeze or starlit sky.

Whatever you choose, you’ll enjoy flavours that linger in your memory long after the meal is over.


Over-water Dining, under the stars

This fine dining French restaurant in the Maldives opens its doors every evening to tantalise your palate in an elegant yet warm setting. Featuring contemporary cuisine inspired by the culinary regions of France, enjoy the freshest ingredients at Fenesse prepared by our dedicated team of  professional chefs.

Enjoy unrivalled culinary flair as you relish fish and meat delicacies served by a friendly server while you watch the sun merge with the horizon. The perfect way to end a perfect day. 


A Refreshing Moment

Soak up a sunset panorama over slow drinks at BAR-EE in the Maldives. Our 360 degree bar's menu of signature cocktails offers the perfect vantage point for a refreshing or relaxing moment.

Spend some time poolside and lounge on the sala day beds as you contemplate the surrounding views at our best bar in the Maldives. Our extensive drinks menu offers a range of cocktails as unique as the island itself.

From romantic moments to long afternoons, we'll serve up something special for your lazier moments in paradise at BAR-EE.


Talise Spa

The word Vittaveli has many beautiful meanings - vastness of space and eternal light. These meanings fit perfectly with the island.

Treatments at Talise Vittaveli are inspired by these same elements of light and space connecting with the purity and vibration of our ingredients. These ingredients are hand-harvested by local communities using traditional farming methods to ensure healing life energy held in all living things will be honoured and handed down to you through our unique products and treatments.

A holistic approach to wellbeing reconnects you with nature, with signature treatments delivered by our expert spa therapists. Romantic spaces for couples offer intimate moments of true relaxation, while our extensive spa menu offers individual treatments tailored to your needs.


Talise Fitness overlooks the crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean. Its modern, superbly equipped gym is the perfect venue to stay in shape, with fitness programmes for the entire family. Alternatively, our wellness activities are conducted within the lush gardens of the Talise Spa or on the jetties allowing you to become one with nature.

Our professional trainers are always on hand with expert advice. Train on state-of-the-art cardiovascular and resistance equipment or join other fitness fans in regular supervised classes, including our Ultimate Circuit Challenge or Tai Chi. Private fitness programs can be customised to your fitness level with a personal consultation with our instructors. 


Yoga is a science that has been practiced for thousands of years. It consists of ancient theories, observations and principles about the mind and body connection which is now being proven by modern medicine.

Talise Spa at Jumeirah Vittaveli is the perfect place to start practicing yoga with the soothing views and the tranquil ambience of the island. Yoga is therapeutic and it helps you to become more aware of your body's posture, alignment and patterns of movement. It makes the body more flexible and helps you relax even in the midst of a stress stricken environment. This is one of the foremost reasons why people want to start Practicing Yoga - to feel fitter, be more energetic, be happier and peaceful. 


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