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From all the best things to see and do in the Maldives to a behind-the-scenes look at life on our islands, our blog is where you can read all the latest news, views and updates from the Villa Hotels & Resorts team.

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30th August 2021

Whale Shark Day 2021

Activities

Each year on the 30th of August, we celebrate the majestic gentle giant of the ocean – the whale shark (Rhincodon typus). International Whale …

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12th August 2021

Our favourite Instagram snaps of the Maldives

Island Life | Travel tips

No holiday to the Maldives would be complete without a collection of beautiful pictures to share on your social feeds. From selfies with the …

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16th July 2021

Preserve. Protect. For The Future.

Island Life | Sustainability

The Maldives tropical archipelago is home to some of the richest biodiversity in the world. The country’s coral reefs are the 7th largest in the …

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14th July 2021

Romantic moments in the Maldives

Activities | Island Life | Travel tips

Whatever the occasion, a romantic retreat to the Maldives is sure to be filled with a whole host of unique experiences. From tranquil time in the …

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6th July 2021

Environmental Sustainability at Villa Resorts

Island Life | Sustainability

Over the last few decades, our actions have had devastating effects on both land and water ecosystems and all its inhabitants. Our Earth and its …

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14th June 2021

Stargazing in Paradise

Activities | Island Life

A trip to the Maldives is always a good idea. For nature lovers who seek the adventurous outdoors there is nothing quite like the tropical …

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8th June 2021

Celebrating World Oceans Day 2021

Activities | Island Life | Travel tips

‘No water, no life.’ – Sylvia Earle June 8th 2021 marks an important day worldwide – World Oceans Day. This year the United Nations …

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27th May 2021

Bring a taste of the Maldives home with these recipes

Island Life

Maldivian cuisine isn’t particularly well-known around the world, but that doesn’t make it any less delicious. Perfect for light lunches and …

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21st April 2021

Wellbeing at home with Araamu Spa

Uncategorised

Pandemic or not, taking care of your wellbeing and health should be a priority for all of us. And since we can’t all spend every day unwinding on …

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17th March 2021

Paradise Island’s top five excursions

Activities

A visit to the Maldives wouldn’t be complete without some unforgettable excursions and activities, and Paradise Island offers a wide selection of …

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27th February 2021

Sun Island’s Gleaming Awards

Awards

Sun Island is a happy place, always gleaming with radiant smiles. Shimmering with optimism to make 2021 a superb year, Sun Island’s staff are …

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17th February 2021

Making island life sustainable on Sun Island

Island Life

There’s much more to the Maldives than meets the eye. Behind the swaying palms, crystalline waters, and stunning sandy beaches, the region plays …

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8th January 2021

5 things you probably didn’t know about the Maldives

Island Life

Today, the Maldives is known as an enchanting destination for romantic escapes and action-packed family holidays, but its history and heritage …

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7th December 2020

Top 5 reasons to visit our award-winning spas

Island Life

Is there anything more relaxing than a little bit of spa time? How about if that spa was tucked away in a quiet corner of a Maldivian island? Now …

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19th October 2020

Five Sun Island spots to up your Insta game

Island Life | Travel tips

While you’re making memories in the Maldives, you’re bound to want a way to capture the beauty of our tranquil corner of the world. With …

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8th October 2020

Run for Maldives

Activities | Island Life | Travel tips | Uncategorised

Villa Hotels & Resorts is proud to be a partner of the celebrated event “Run for Maldives”, organized by Unix Sporting, which began on 27th …

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21st September 2020

Sun Island experiences: Activities and excursions

Activities

All of our islands offer a number of incredible, once-in-a-lifetime activities to enjoy, and our family resort on Sun Island is no exception. …

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19th August 2020

Beach villa or overwater villa?

Travel tips

When it comes to planning your perfect vacation in the Maldives, the accommodation plays a huge part. Do you choose an overwater villa that …

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15th July 2020

Traveller Health Declaration

Travel tips

Finally, the wait is over! In line with WHO guidelines we are ready to receive and pamper you with the world-renowned Maldivian hospitality in …

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15th July 2020

What makes the Maldives one of the best destinations for a secluded vacation?

Travel tips

The Maldives is one of the most remote destinations in the world. But it’s not just the location of the islands that makes them the perfect place …

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26th June 2020

First Maldives holiday: Packing essentials

Travel tips

When planning any vacation, it’s important to spend time thinking about what you’re going to take with you. But when it comes to a location as …

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26th June 2020

Seasonal neighbours: The gentle giants that call our surrounding waters their home.

Activities

The Maldives is renowned for its vast array of underwater wildlife and, as a result, has become one of the best places in the world for …

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18th June 2020

Why the Maldives is the perfect place for a honeymoon

Island Life

Over the years, the Maldives has grown in popularity to become one of the most popular honeymoon destinations in the world. Here are just a few …

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