Seaside Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives 

Fun-loving, design-led, and dazzling

Wander along one of the Maldives’ longest sandbank and soak up the lively atmosphere at this cool Baa Atoll hideaway.

Seaside Finolhu comprises four islands and a glorious sandbank in the remote Baa Atoll, a UNESCO Biosphere known for having the best marine life in the archipelago. The style is distinctly design-led, with colourful spaces against a white-washed backdrop and features decor inspired by the tropical world outside.

Why we love Seaside Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives

  • There are four islands/islets, a glorious lagoon and a house reef that's perfect for snorkelling trips

  • The Beach Bar is a hub of the resort, where there’s a pool and beach cinema for nights under the stars

  • Go glamping Maldives-style in the resort’s beach bubble

  • Hanifaru Bay is just 30 minutes away where you can swim with manta rays and whale sharks

5 stars
Nov - May
Maldives
Malé 10¼ hours
In the unspoilt Baa Atoll
Approx. 30-minute seaplane transfer from Malé airport.
All Inclusive Option, Beach, Honeymoon, Suitable for children

Rooms

Facilities

  • Restaurants & bars
  • Board
  • Spas & wellness
  • Diving & Watersports
  • Sustainability
  • Children
  • Good to Know

Choose between four distinctive restaurants to suit your mood. The All Inclusive Premium option means you can relax and enjoy everything available, from the run of speciality restaurants to sweet treats from Milk LAB.

Beach Kitchen
Sitting between the beach and the pool, Beach Kitchen is the central hub of Finolhu. It’s a colourful buffet restaurant that caters for all tastes and preferences.

Kanusan
Sitting on stilts above the ocean, Kanusan is an evening-only, fine-dining restaurant serving Japanese dishes.

Arabian Grill
Open nightly for dinner, Arabian Grill serves an incredible array of North African and Middle Eastern dishes from an open kitchen.

Crab Shack
Serving delicious dishes from a thatched hut, the Crab Shack transforms from a lunchtime joint to a dreamy beachside restaurant after dark. NB: Crab Shack is not open every day for dinner.

Beach Club
Open from mid-morning until the small hours, the Beach Club is the heart of the resort where the DJs let loose.

Milk LAB
Pick up a protein shake or something more indulgent from the island’s juice bar and coffee station.

The blend of spices and flavours from Arabian Grill is a delicious treat not to be missed.

What's included

Breakfast at Beach Kitchen.

Upgrade options

Half Board • Breakfast at at Beach Kitchen • Dinner at Beach Kitchen or Pizza Counter • Set credit at the speciality restaurants (minimum stays apply; opening times vary)
All Inclusive • Breakfast, lunch and dinner at Beach Kitchen • Pizza at Beach Club or Pizza Counter between 1pm and 10pm (1 pizza per person; no takaway pizza; meal plan excludes à la carte meals at Beach Club) • 1 meal at Crab Shack per stay, 1 dinner at Kanusan per stay and 1 dinner at Arabian Grill per stay (minimum 5 night stay; making reservations is advised; certain dishes in these a la carte restaurants may be subject to a surcharge - these will be highlighted on the menu) • Set credit for suceeding visits to the the speciality restaurants (minimum 5 night stay) • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks by the glass from the standard beverage list (excluding Milk LAB) served during bar opening hours and at the restaurants • Fresh apple, carrot, orange and watermelon juice • 30% discount on drinks from the All inclusive Premium List and Exclusive Beverage Selection List (all drinks served by the glass only) • Non alcoholic beverages from the in-villa minibar replenished once a day
All Inclusive Premium • Breakfast at Beach Kitchen • Lunch at Beach Kitchen or Crab Shack (reservations required) • Dinner at Beach Kitchen, Kanusan, Arabian Grill (reservations required) • Pizza at Pizza Counter or Beach Club available from 1pm to 10pm (1 pizza per person; no takaway pizza; meal plan excludes à la carte meals at Beach Club) • Pastries, sandwiches and drinks from Milk Lab • Unlimted drinks from the premium beverage list served by the glass during bar opening hours and at the restaurants • 40% discount on drinks from the Exclusive Beverage Selection List (all drinks served by the glass only) • Credit against wine and Champange bottles from the Exclusive Beverage Selection list • All drinks and snacks from the in villa mini bar and wine fridge replenished once a day.

Fehi Spa offers a wide range of treatments, from traditional spa therapy to elaborate rituals featuring Tibetan singing bowls and crystal chakra balancing, plus wellbeing packages where a range of treatments is delivered over three or five days. Take some time in the yoga pavilion or head to the Art & Craft Studio.

An indoor and outdoor gym and a personal trainer for extra support are available. There’s also a tennis court and indoor golf simulator.

The resort’s PADI Dive Centre can help beginners learn or guide experienced divers to hotspots in the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Non-motorised water sports are complimentary and include kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, windsurfing and sailing. Motorised watersports are chargeable and include jet skiing, wakeboarding, sea bobbing, parasailing, banana boats, and X-Jet Blades.

A large pool sits between the beach and the restaurants with a swim-up bar.

An osmosis plant converts seawater into drinking water, which is purified and bottled for guests. There are no plastic straws or bottles on Finolhu and body care products are offered in refillable glass bottles.

Finolhu involves local communities with local fishermen from Hithadoo Island supplying the resort with fresh catches and local artists performing at the resort and supports the residents on a neighbouring island with waste disposal. Guests can accompany tours to get to know the life and culture of the local communities.

There’s plenty of family accommodation, with two-bedroom villas on the beach and overwater. The Oceaneers’ Club is a hip hangout for kids and teens, offering sports, cooking classes, crafts and supervised activities in and on the water.

Minimum stay: 7 nights 27 Dec-03 Jan; 4 nights 20-26 Dec and 04-10 Jan.

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