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Awards

Since opening, our resorts have gained widespread recognition for our accommodation, dining, customer service, and wide range of activities and experiences. Take a look at some of our recent awards below.

World Luxury Hotel Awards

  • Luxury Island Resort - Royal Island - 2019
  • Luxury Beach Resort, Indian Ocean – Paradise Island - 2015, 2017
  • Luxury Water Villa, Global Winner – Paradise Island - 2015, 2017
  • Best General Manager, Global Winner – Qaisar Naseem (Paradise Island GM) - 2017
  • Luxury Romantic Hotel, Maldives – Royal Island - 2013, 2016
  • Best General Manager, Indian Ocean – Qaisar Naseem (Paradise Island GM) - 2015
  • Luxury Hotel & Conference Centre in the Indian Ocean - Paradise Island - 2013

Trip Advisor

  • Hall of Fame - 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 - Sun Island
  • Hall of Fame - 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 - Paradise Island
  • Hall of Fame - 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 - Royal Island
  • Certificate of Excellence Award 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 - Sun Island
  • Certificate of Excellence Award 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 - Royal Island
  • Certificate of Excellence Award 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 - Paradise Island
  • Certificate of Excellence Award 2013, 2015, 2017, 2018 - Holiday Island
  • Certificate of Excellence Award 2013, 2017, 2018 - Fun Island

Holiday Check

  • Best Hotel Award 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 – Holiday Island

Booking.com

  • Elite Platinum Award 2018 – Paradise Island

Schauinsland Reisen

  • Top Hotel Partner 2017 – Holiday Island

South Asian Travel Awards

  • Leading Adventure Hotel / Resort, Maldives – Paradise Island - 2017
  • Leading Meeting & Conference Hotel / Resort, Maldives – Paradise Island - 2016, 2017
  • Leading Family Hotel / Resort, Maldives – Sun Island - 2016, 2017
  • Leading Family Hotel / Resort, South Asia – Sun Island - 2016. 2017

Matato Maldives Travel Awards

  • Leading Eco Resort – Sun Island - 2016, 2017
  • Leading Dive/Water Sports Centre – Paradise Island - 2016, 2017
  • Leading Local Hotel/Resort Brand - Villa Hotels & Resorts - 2015
  • Leading Dive Resort - Holiday Island - 2014
  • Leading Activity / Water Sports Centre - Paradise Island - 2013, 2014
  • Leading Meeting & Conference Resort - Paradise Island - 2013, 2014
  • Leading Wellness & Spa - Royal Island - 2014
  • Leading Dive School/Centre – Dive Oceanus - 2014
  • Most Supportive Resort / Hotel - Villa Hotels & Resorts - 2013, 2014
  • Leading Wellness & Spa Brand - Araamu Spa - 2013

World Travel Awards

  • Indian Ocean Leading Luxury Water Villa – Paradise Island (Ocean Suites) - 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Maldives Leading Family Resort – Paradise Island - 2013, 2015
  • Indian Ocean Leading Conference Hotel – Paradise Island - 2013, 2014
  • Maldives Leading Spa Resort Brand - Villa Hotels - 2013
  • Maldives Leading Leisure Hotel Brand - Villa Hotels - 2013
  • Indian Ocean Leading Green Resort - Sun Island - 2013
  • Maldives Leading Green Resort - Sun Island - 2013

World Luxury Spa Awards

  • Best Luxury Wellness Spa in the Indian Ocean - Araamu Spa at Royal Island - 2013