Emerald Faarufushi Resort & Spa 

Modern low-key glamour on the blue lagoon

Emerald Maldives is sustainably savvy and supremely dreamy, with a fantastic all-inclusive package.

Arriving at Emerald Maldives is a pinch-me-is-this-true moment. White, white sands and blue, blue sea. Watersports aplenty; kayaking, Hobie Cats, windsurfing, diving and snorkelling. South American and Asian restaurants in tropical forest and a mouthwatering grill on the lantern lit beach. Couples are enticed here for the hideaway vibes, sinking into private pools in overwater villas, while families love the luxury of Beach Villas with pools and the huge kids’ club.

Why we love Emerald Faarufushi Resort & Spa

  • For a romantic treat choose a Water Villa with a private pool and a ladder into the ocean.

  • Enjoy an Asian head massage at the spa followed by a dip in the Indonesian-style pool.

  • Kids get their own made-for-small-people restaurant and mini me spa treatments.

  • Fantastic Deluxe All-inclusive package with evening dining at any of the four restaurants.

5 stars
Nov - May
Maldives
Malé 10¼ hours
In the lesser-developed Raa Atoll
Approx. 45-minute seaplane transfer from Malé airport or a 40-minute domestic flight via Ifuru airport plus a 5-minute speedboat transfer
Beach, All Inclusive, Luxury, Honeymoon, Suitable for children

Rooms

Facilities

  • Restaurants & bars
  • Board
  • Spas & wellness
  • Diving & Watersports

Emerald Faarufushi champions excellent international food, demonstrated in the diversity and quality of its restaurants.

Aqua
Beneath a high-vaulted ceiling, the island’s main buffet restaurant serves international classics for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Beach Club
Right on the sand, Beach Club is a casual lunchtime eatery with a pizza and pasta station.

Carnivorous
Drawing on South American dishes and inspired by Brazilian steakhouses.

Mediterraneo
Set over the water, this is the perfect place for romantic sunset dinners.

La Asiatique and Teppanyaki Grill
Authentic Asian cuisine served from a Teppanyaki Grill.

Sunset Bar
Right next to the pool, Sunset Bar serves drinks all day and into the evening.

Eclipse Bar
The island’s most coveted spot at the end of a jetty with private booths and sunset views.

Mediterraneo claims the best spot on the island for views. Dine over the water on fresh and fabulous Mediterranean dishes. Delightful!

What's included

Deluxe All Inclusive • Breakfast at Aqua • Lunch at Aqua • Dinner at Aqua, Beach Club Grill, Carnivorous, Le Asiatique and Teppayaki Grill or Mediterraneo (reservations required at à la carte restaurants) • Selected drinks including soft drinks, juice, selected wine, beer and cocktails • Snacks at Sunset Bar • Minibar stocked with soft drinks, beer and water • Non-motorised watersports • Snorkelling equipment and 2 x 20-minute guided snorkelling trips a week • Use of the gym • 1 excursion (minimum 7-night stay) or 2 excursions (minimum 10-night stay) • Dolphin Kids’ Club (ages 3-12) • Padel & tennis during the day • Wi-Fi.

Balinese and Thai treatments in the nest-inspired treetop spa suite. An air-conditioned gym overlooks the lagoon, with personal trainers on hand. There’s also a tennis court and a Padel court.

Discover turtles, spotted eagle rays, sharks and tropical fish with trained divers. The PADI dive centre also offers the support of certified professionals for guests looking to get their licence. The water sports centre has Hobie-cat, kayaks, and windsurfs. There are also jet skis available at an extra charge.

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