Situated on the sparkling turquoise waters of the Maldives’ southerly Thaa Atoll, COMO Maalifushi features a mix of 65 luxury land and over-water suites and villas. The COMO Shambhala Retreat provides Maalifushi Resort with holistic wellness and Asian-inspired therapies including signature massages, facials, and reflexology. Eight treatment rooms, some of them double, are set over the crystal-clear water with views spanning over the Indian Ocean. White beaches, tropical greenery, and the cobalt lagoon are all backdrops to the stunning property, where guests can embark on holistic therapies and healing yoga sessions for optimum wellbeing. COMO Maalfushi has won several prestigious awards including Condé Nast Traveler - USA Readers' Choice Awards 2017, The Times and Sunday Times Travel Awards 2017 - Best Long-Haul Hotel, and Travel + Leisure 2015 - IT List.
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COMO's Maldives resort accommodation references indigenous architecture while remaining elegantly pared back to reflect the island's calming setting.
All rooms offer king-size or twin beds, bath and/or separate shower stalls, air conditioning, private bar, complimentary tea and coffee making facilities, complimentary bottled water and fresh fruit daily, satellite TV (46-inch LCD), direct dial telephone, COMO Shambhala bathroom amenities, a hairdryer, yoga mat (available on request), private safe, complimentary Wi-Fi, complimentary beach bag and flip-flops, and a multimedia hub.
The resort additionally offers guest services for your convenience, including 24-hour manager on duty, complimentary Wi-Fi in reception, bar and poolside areas, butler service, babysitting, laundry service (no dry cleaning), and twice-daily maid service.
COMO Maalifushi's accommodation is split into 'Land' and 'Overwater'.
6 Garden Rooms (72sq m/ 775sq ft): The Garden Rooms are located in the centre of the island, shaded by the resort’s tropical greenery and just a short foot-in-the-sand walk to all the resort’s amenities including the COMO Shambhala Retreat and restaurants. They have an open-plan feel, and come with an outdoor deck and furniture for al fresco dining. Garden Rooms interconnecting with each other are available on request.
13 Beach Suites (101sq m/ 1,087sq ft): Nestled in the shade of COMO Maalifushi’s lush gardens, Beach Suites have direct access to the beach and are extremely spacious and private, making them ideal for couples or families with small children. The suites have floor-to-ceiling French doors that open up on to their own private terrace with a pool, and the bedroom has a living area and an outdoor bathroom.
1 Two-Bedroom Beach Suite (131sq m/ 1,408sq ft): Sheltered in the shade, this stylish accommodation space offers the same facilities as our Beach Suites but with two bedrooms. The second bedroom offers twin beds and a smaller shower room, making it ideal for families.
7 Beach Villas (116sq m/ 1,248sq ft): These one-bedroom villas have their own access to the beach, as well as their own private pool. Elegant, simple interiors are lit up with large windows to make the most of the island setting with French doors giving guests access from the bedroom to the terrace with their own private pool.
2 Two-Bedroom Beach Villas (145sq m/ 1,560sq ft): These two-bedroom villas (one king and one smaller twin room) have their own access to the beach, as well as their own private pool. Elegant, simple interiors are lit up with large windows to make the most of the island setting, with French doors giving guests access from the bedroom to the terrace where they can relax within their own private plunge pool.
1 Two-Bedroom Beach House (178sq m/ 1,916sq ft): The two-bedroom duplex beach house leads on to its own private lawn. Surrounding a large private pool is a secluded sundeck complete with sun loungers and furniture, allowing you to eat, drink and watch the sun rise and set from the comfort of your own space.
1 Maalifushi Beach Villa (296sq m/ 3,186sq ft): Made up of two sleek, comfortable bedrooms (both doubles), the accommodation offers sunrise views out over an endless ocean. It features a private lawn and swimming pool with space for al fresco dining and a full butler service.
1 COMO Residence (356sq m/ 3,832sq ft): Thee two-storey four-bedroom COMO Residence offers all the comfort that one would expect from a luxury COMO resort, combining endless sea views with a contemporary living area, spacious media room and full kitchen. The sundeck is completed with loungers and furniture – suitable for private dining, with butler service included.
17 Water Suites (107sq m/ 1,152sq ft): These overwater suites are located above the water and occupy their own jetty with spectacular views of the Maldivian sunrise. They feature a large bedroom with a living area and wide doors that open to a terrace with a plunge pool and direct access to the turquoise lagoon. The bathroom features a sunken bath and outdoor shower.
13 Water Villas (120sq m/ 1,292sq ft): Each of these spacious villas has a private pool, sundeck and full-length windows overlooking the Indian Ocean. The bedroom has a separate dressing area and the bathroom features a sunken bath and outdoor shower. The large and airy sitting area can double up as a sleeping area for children.
1 Maalifushi Water Villa (213sq m/ 2,293sq ft): This is one of COMO Maalifushi’s most spectacular overwater villas: an oversized, two-bedroom, light-filled bungalow, which sits on its own secluded jetty, featuring a private pool and sundeck.
2 COMO Villas (408sq m/ 4,392sq ft): The two-bedroom overwater COMO Villa sits above the lagoon. This spacious villa comes with its own private pool and butler, making this COMO Maalifushi’s ultimate luxury experience, with two large bedrooms suitable for two couples sharing, as well as families.
Tai Tai is COMO Maalifushi’s Japanese restaurant, serving sushi and sashimi in an overwater setting. There is also a cocktail bar offering stunning views of the Maldivian sunset.
Thila Bar offers laid-back music, a pool table and an open-air pool bar with ocean views make Thila the relaxed and vibrant heart of island life at COMO Maalifushi.
Madi boasts light and flavourful menus, with a range of local, Mediterranean, Indonesian and Thai-accented dishes served all day, from breakfast to late evening. Madi also holds themed nights each week, including a local seafood barbecue, and ‘Taste of the Indian Ocean’ – a culinary journey through the region’s most popular dishes. Expect a medley of sweet, sour, salty and hot flavours.
In-Room dining is also available 24 hours a day.
- Play by COMO children’s programme
- Games room
- Dive and watersports centre
- Non-motorised watersports
- Dolphin cruise
- Beach picnics on neighbouring deserted island
- Swimming pool
- Complimentary daily yoga
- Boat trips
- Turtle expedition
- Cancellations 30-15 days of arrival charged 50%
- Cancellation within 14 days of arrival or no show charged 100%
- A 50% deposit is required at time of booking and will be charged to the credit card provided
- The credit cardholder must present the credit card used for the booking upon check-in
COMO Maalifushi, Thaa Atoll, Republic of Maldives
COMO Maalifushi is the only resort to open in the Maldives' Thaa Atoll, nestled in the archipelago's southern reaches. With overwater villas and beach suites, COMO Maalifushi is therefore the ultimate away-from-it-all destination for families, couples, surfers and divers. There are some excellent breaks nearby as well as a string of uninhabited private islands, where there are seasonal hammerhead and manta ray sightings.
The principal international airport is Malé. COMO Maalifushi is reached by a 60-minute seaplane journey. A return seaplane transfer to COMO Maalifushi is priced at US$655 per adult, and US$327.50 per child (aged between two and 11). Infants younger than two years old are free of charge. This includes luggage of up to 20 kgs per person. All rates are subject to prevailing government tax unless otherwise stated.