20 best all-inclusive or full-board Maldives resorts for a fuss-free vacation

When planning for the perfect honeymoon or romantic getaway, the first location that usually comes to mind is the Maldives.

If you are planning your first-ever trip to the tropical island and want to find an all-inclusive resort for the ultimate holiday experience, you’re at the right place! Read on to find your perfect match:

1. Royal Island Resort & Spa

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If you have dreamt of staying in a classically-designed beach villa and waking up to gorgeous views, you can live that dream right at Royal Island. All the villas offer complete privacy and solitude, and the beach and crystal clear waters of the lagoon are just a few steps away from your private veranda – literally!

The all-iInclusive option includes three meals in the main restaurant, and afternoon tea & snacks at the pool terrace. House wine, beer, selected house brand spirits plus selected cocktails are also available. If you are looking for some excitement on your holiday, take your pick from a range of activities such as big game fishing, sailing, windsurfing, snorkelling, and water-skiing.

Facilities available: Restaurants, bar, spa, gym, and internet access.

Visit the resort’s official website here.

2. Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu

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This resort is located in the southern waters of the Baa Atoll, and the 30-minute journey by seaplane from Malé International Airport is the stunning start to your amazing Maldives vacation. The villas here are built with the traditional craft methods, and with the ease of contemporary comfort.

For the all-inclusive package: all meals (daily breakfast, lunch and dinner) are provided in sumptuous buffet-style. Plus, you get access to a wide range of drinks and afternoon tea. If you are up for fishing, make sure to redeem one free Dhoni Fishing Excursion (per person). Snorkeling equipment (mask, fins, snorkel) and the use of non-motorised water sports equipment are also complimentary if you are a water sports lover.

Facilities available: Private lounge, restaurants, bars, spa, gym, and internet access.

Visit the resort’s official website here.

3. Reethi Beach Resort

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The semi-detached villas of Reethi Beach Resort are built detached from the island of Baa Atoll on stilts over the water. You may also be happy to know that all rooms are air-conditioned: that means you can enjoy the gorgeous views of white sand and azure lagoons from the comfort of your luxurious villa.

Guests staying on the All Inclusive Premium Plan are offered buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner in The Rehendhi restaurant. You can choose from a range of à la carte meals, depending on length of stay and discounts. A selection of drinks is served at different Bars & Restaurants, and some excursions and sports facilities are also included in the plan.

FFacilities available: PADI 5-star dive centre, spa and wellness retreat, water sports centre, sports complex.

Visit the resort’s official website here.

4. Lily Beach Resort & Spa

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If you are a serious diver who is looking to dive in the Maldives, this resort is definitely for you. Located at Huvahendhoo, the 5-star all-inclusive Lily Beach Resort and Spa’s convenient location allows easy access to more than 50 dive sites.

Their platinum (all-inclusive) plan is truly luxurious. For starters, the airport team will meet and assist on arrival and departure at the airport, and you get complimentary VIP lounge access at the seaplane terminal. You get to enjoy buffet and a la carte meals, then sweat it out with complimentary snorkelling equipment and non-motorised water sports. The plan also includes two complimentary excursions per person: choose from coral garden snorkelling, fishing trip, sunset cruise, and a trip to the local fishing village Dangethi.

Facilities available: Spa, fitness centre, tennis courts, volleyball playground, Kids’ Club.

Visit the resort’s official website here.

5. Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives

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For the ultimate experience in the Maldives, you can’t miss out on the Ultimate All-Inclusive programme offered by Centara Grand. Staff will be at the airport to welcome and assist you with your direct seaplane transfer and/or speedboat ride. You get to choose from three restaurants for lunch and dinner, and enjoy between USD 100 and USD 400 credit per stay to redeem at the spa.

Activities-wise, you are allowed to book from one of these options: snorkelling tour, whale shark boat trip, sunset cruise, local island exploration and sunset fishing. Don’t forget to also engage in water sports such as windsurfing, and have up to three dives per person per week as an alternative to spa treatments.

Facilities available: Spa, fitness centre, tennis courts, free Wifi.

Visit the resort’s official website here.

6. Kuredu Island Resort & Spa

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Kuredu Island Resort & Spa, surrounded by a beautiful lagoon and long stretches of white, sandy beach, is the only resort on the island of Kuredu, in Lhaviyani Atoll.

For the variety of choices it allows, the All-Inclusive Gold package is a popular plan at Kuredu. In addition to an unrestricted access to all four buffet restaurants and bars, you can also get late breakfast, afternoon snacks, and a la carte meals.

On the activities front, you can play a round of golf, sign up for an introduction dive, hop on a sunset cruise boat, attend a group windsurfing lesson, use snorkelling equipment and bikes, practise yoga and be active with some non-motorised water sports. Make sure you block 60 minutes of your time for one of the relaxing Duniye Spa treatments from the special menu too!

Facilities available: 5-star PADI training centre and hyperbaric chamber, ocean water-sports centre, kid’s club, spa, medical centre, fitness centre, free Wifi.

Visit the resort’s official website here.

7. Adaaran Prestige Vadoo

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It’s difficult to be recognised as one of the best among so many luxurious resorts, so Adaaran Prestige Vadoo is truly outstanding to have been awarded the World’s Leading Water Villa retreat at the World Travel Awards in 2010.

The resort’s all-inclusive gold plan includes all three meals, high tea, cookies, savouries, and alcohol. Other privileges include complimentary snorkelling equipment, a marine life excursion, 25% discount on any one treatment package at the Spa, 25% discount on any dive package, and complimentary beach dining experience. You can also enjoy entertainment such as a Balinese dance performance, DJ night, BBQ Night, and Traditional Maldivian Night.

Facilities available: House reef & dive sites, spa, pool, gym, beach volleyball, free Wifi.

Visit the resort’s official website here.

8. LUX* South Ari Atoll

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LUX* South Ari Atoll is the only settlement on the postcard-perfect island of Dhidhdhoofinolhu, so you will surely find the peace and privacy that you need at this resort.

When you opt for an all-inclusive stay, all three meals are served at all restaurants and bars (except Umami). For thorough rejuvenation, attend the Yoga & Stretching classes, and get access to the Sauna, Steam Room, Plunge Pool, and Spa Garden. Of course, don’t forget the fun with land activities (beach table tennis, volleyball and tennis) and water sports (windsurfing, Fly-boarding, water-skiing, wakeboarding and jet-skiing). You can also take things up a notch with a private catamaran trip and picnic parties to neighbouring islets.

Facilities available: 5-Star PADI dive centre, two infinity pools, tennis courts, spas, fitness centre, eateries, bars.

Visit the resort’s official website here.

9. Club Med Kani

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Club Med Kani promises to be paradise, with a two-kilometre stretch of private beach for you to wind down with a book, explore marine life, or engage in thrill-seeking water sports. You can also enjoy a magical dinner on the beach as the sun sets over the island, for a vacation that you will never forget.

The resort’s all-inclusive package aims to help families and couples sit back and relax, knowing that everything is taken care of for them. From kids club, sports and activities, all-day gourmet cuisine to entertainment and parties, everything you need is covered. You also have free transfers to and fro the resort taken care of, so all you really need to do is pack your luggage and fly to the Maldives for your perfect getaway!

Facilities available: Flying trapeze school, fitness school, sailing school, spa, restaurants, bars, kid’s club.

Visit the resort’s official website here.

10. Maafushivaru

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Going barefoot around this fully sand-floored Maldives resort is mandatory, making for a truly unique vacation. You can even choose to head off to a stunning deserted islet that is located in the same lagoon, exclusively reserved for Maafushivaru’s guests, and enjoy private time on your very own island. Now that’s an experience you surely won’t forget!

If you want an even more relaxing holiday, sign up for the all-inclusive package that includes all meals, high tea, beverages, use of snorkeling equipment, and a sunset cruise.

Facilities available: Library lounge, spa, gym, infinity edged fibre-optic lit swimming pool, renewal of vows, laundry service, free Wifi.

Visit the resort’s official website here.

11. Kandolhu Maldives

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This resort offers the best of both worlds: a tiny, tranquil island with a lush green interior encircled by glorious white sands and coral reefs, yet with an amazing selection of restaurants and rooms more typical of a larger island. For example, although it has five a la carte restaurants, each of them is small and intimate – the Japanese restaurant, Banzai, has just six seats!

Kandolhu offers one of the Maldives’ most generous all-inclusive packages, including access to all restaurants, plus a large variety of drinks. You’ll be spoilt for choice by the a la carte dining and Five Star service. Lunch-time is also flexible any time between breakfast and dinner – because who wakes up early on holiday, right?

Facilities available: House reef, library, boutique, gym, laundry service, free Wifi.

Visit the resort’s official website here.

12. Kihaa Maldives

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For those who want to spot marine life, Kihaa Maldives is your dream resort. Located right in the middle of the world famous biosphere reserve, Hanifaru Bay, where you can find giant mantas, whale sharks, butterflyfish, white tip reef sharks, and other marine creatures in their natural habitat.

Fans of the resort have said that you get the best value out of your stay at Kihaa with the all-inclusive package. Beyond getting picked up at the airport and enjoy complimentary meals & beverages at the F&B establishments, you also get to enjoy all non-motorized water sports activities (excluding lessons and snorkelling), unlimited access to all land sports, a Bodu Beru Maldivian evening, and a Sunset Party on the beach for free!

Facilities available: Kid’s club, spa, swimming pools, tennis courts, gym.

Visit the resort’s official website here.

13. Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa

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There are 50 private villas at Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa that are either surrounded by natural landscape or perched over the water. What this means is that you’ll certainly be treated to a feast for the eyes.

Its Premium All Inclusive experience is available when you book for at least five consecutive nights. You’ll have access to a wide selection of premium brand alcoholic beverages in both restaurants and the bar – which is one of the most generous perk that guests can’t stop raving about. Three meals are provided for at the restaurants in the resort, and you’ll also be included at the in-house BBQ and Maldivian Night. You’ll even be entitled to one private beach dinner during the stay!

On top of these, all mini-bar items are complimentary and restocked once a day, and you’ll get to go on a Reef Exploration Tour as part of this all-inclusive package.

 

Facilities available: Kid’s club, spa, swimming pools, tennis courts, gym.

Visit the resort’s official website here.

14. Kurumba Maldives

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Some resorts are adults-only, but if you are looking for a family-friendly resort that’s great for everyone from your grandparents to the kids, Kurumba Maldives is one of the top options. Kurumba positions itself as a resort that is deal for all ages, and serves everyone from couples, honeymooners, friends, families, to small groups.

The full board all-inclusive package will provide you with lunch & international buffet dinner, and extra benefits such as snorkelling safari, Malé Tour, preferred rates on selected in-house excursions and mini bar, and 50% discount on food when dining in one of the specialty restaurants with a pre-booked reservation.

Facilities include: Kid’s club, spa, restaurants, bars, photo studio.

Visit the resort’s official website here.

15. The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Maldives

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You will truly feel like royalty when you book one of their villas: every one of them comes with complimentary 24/7 care, so that you can admire the view without having to move from your sitting areas, spacious bathrooms, and private terraces. Luxurious living spaces aside, you also get to experience the traditional Maldivian culture when you try traditional Maldivian dishes at their restaurants.

As activities such as water sports are made free for everyone, the all-inclusive package for this resort only includes meals. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are all provided, with a wide variety of restaurants, cuisine, and beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) for you to choose from.

Facilities available:  Spa, kid’s club, playground, nursery, pools, beauty shop/salon.

Visit the resort’s official website here.

16. Sun Island Resort and Spa

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Sun Island is the biggest resort you will find in Maldives, and its scale comes with a very attractive array of facilities at high value for cost.

Choose the all-inclusive option if you want to enjoy complimentary meals at the main restaurant, and selected alcohol beverages at a few outlets. All land-based sports, inclusive of equipment, as well as water sports (windsurfing and canoeing), are provided subject to availability during the daytime.

Facilities available: Spa, kids’ play area, electronic game centre, tennis court, library, PADI accredited diving center, photo shop, electronics shop, business centre.

Visit the resort’s official website here.

17. Medhufushi Island Resort

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Enjoy the comforts of home even in the Maldives when you book a holiday at the spacious and attractive villas of Medhufushi Island. All villas come with a private sundeck and traditional Maldivian swing chair – a perfect spot to watch the gentle waves from.

Their all-inclusive package offers meals, and includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, afternoon tea/coffee with snacks, as well as beverages. Do take note that beverages are only served between 10am and midnight, after which there will be a charge.

Facilities available: Spa, dive centre, table tennis, billiards.

Visit the resort’s official website here.

18. Meeru Island Resort & Spa

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Meeru Island Resort & Spa is the only Resort on Meerufenfushi island, North Male’ Atoll and is 1,200 metres long by 350 metres wide, or about 32 hectares. Here, you can truly indulge in the beautiful aesthetic of white, sandy beaches paired with turquoise lagoons.

Get the best out of your stay at Meeru when you book the All-inclusive Plus package. On the dining side, it comprises three meals, a 24-hour, unlimited snack menu, and unlimited “all you can drink” alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage. Don’t forget to utilise your free sunset cruise, Dhiffushi Excursion, watersport lessons, usage of sport facilities & equipment, and yoga sessions during your stay.

Facilities available: Spa, kid’s club, teen’s club, library, internet cafe, water sports center, dive center, cruise yachts.

Visit the resort’s official website here.

19. Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives

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Surfers, divers, and beach bums will surely love this resort. Magnificent waves and a policy of sustainable surfing make Pasta Point at Cinnamon Dhonveli is one of the most sought-after surfing locations by award-winning surfers from around the world. In fact, it is even rumoured that the father of surfing, Tony Hussein Hinde, fell in love with the location because of its ability to not be affected by winds and its constant delivery of pristine surfing waves.

Cinnamon Dhonveli’s all inclusive package inclusions are breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks, as well as the use of the fitness centre, badminton court, table tennis, and beach volleyball (equipment included).

Facilities available: Spa, swimming pool, gym, dive centre, kids’ play area, gym, tennis & badminton courts, Islamic prayer room.

Visit the resort’s official website here.

20. Velassaru Maldives

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Instead of an all-inclusive package, Velassaru Maldives offers a Full Board Plus package with all meals provided and drinks available at mealtimes as well. However, the beverages available are limited to soft drinks, wine, beer, and certain liquors.

Facilities available: Fitness centre, lounge, tennis court, complimentary tours and classes, infinity pool, PADI-certified dive school, onsite marine biologist, spa, free Wifi.

Visit the resort’s official website here.