5 Reasons to Visit Amilla Maldives in 2024 - Lets Go Maldives

5 Reasons to Visit Amilla Maldives in 2024

March 28, 2024

Let us help you to discover the real Maldives. Amilla is authentically Maldivian, their passion is to uplift with musical and artistic talent, reveal local culinary delights and present genuine cultural experiences.

Established in 2014, Amilla stands as an independent 5-star luxury resort, proudly owned by Maldivians and managed by seasoned hoteliers driven by a vision to craft a haven of unexpected delights. With a limited number of villas and residences, our island retreat boasts pristine landscapes, offering ample space for leisurely pursuits, relaxation, and adventurous exploration.

Allow us to present you with five compelling reasons to make Amilla Maldives your destination of choice in 2024.

1. Culinary

“Amilla recognized as Maldivian resort leading the charge on sustainability with dining initiatives that go beyond the more standardized veggie and herb gardens to include a banana plantation, hydroponic garden, mushroom hut and coconut processing facility…”

The Maldivian culture celebrates its deep ties to nature, the sea, and trade. At Amilla’s dining venues, experience this connection through food, sourced from their organic garden or freshly caught by you. Enjoy diverse cuisines prepared by world-class chefs and learn sustainable practices like crafting infusions or fermenting kombucha.










Dining at Amilla

Celebrating world-class cuisine and intentional living lifestyle dining options.


Quintessential Japanese cuisine including an array of fresh sushi and sashimi.


The flavours of South India are a blend of delicate spices, fresh vegetables, and tender meats.


Indulge in your favourite pizza, a must try, our signature white truffle pizza.


Enjoy breezy meals after beach volleyball, retail therapy or a wine-tasting session nearby.


Crafted cocktails, fine wine and chilled beer beckon at Baa Bar.


Fresh cuisine to nourish body and soul. Salads, sandwiches, or our mouthwatering ethical burger.


Homemade ingredients; nourishing Italian fare. A view over the pool and ocean to accompany succulent grills.


Start the day with a soul-nourishing breakfast of tropical fruit, wellness bowls and homemade yogurt.


Laidback drifting through the twilight, chilled champagne, classic and locally inspired cocktails.

2. Personal Wellness Approach in the Spa

Nestled in a serene jungle setting, Amilla offers a contemporary sanctuary where guests embark on a journey of restoration, mindfulness, and tranquility. The holistic philosophy blends traditional and modern therapies, fostering a deep connection with the surrounding water, island, and sky.

Javvu Spa










10 TREATMENT ROOMS: 8 massage rooms, 1 light room therapy, 1 private yoga room, Yoga Pavilion Bubble Tent

MEDITATION PATH: Quiet the mind along the natural path designed for walking meditation. Invite creativity and balance as you exhale tension and anxieties.

ALCHEMY BAR: Learn how to make bath and beauty products using fresh flowers, coconut oil and herbs grown on our island.

TRANQUILITY POOL: Enjoy a refreshing dip in our tranquility pool situated close to the shores of the Indian Ocean.

BEAUTY BAR: The Javvu beauty area features a hair salon, manicures and pedicures, a beauty bar, and a relaxation area with breathtaking views.

JAVVU JUICE BAR: Offering superfood juices, smoothies, fermented tonics and shakes, providing vital nutrients that leave guests feeling energised and powered up.

Strength and Cardio Studios + Jungle Gym











STRENGTH STUDIO: The Strength Studio is a dedicated gym is where you will find weights, a Smith machine, free weights and area for weightlifting and toning workouts, as well as functional fitness equipment.

CARDIO STUDIO: The Cardio Studio, kitted out with treadmills, spin bikes, stationary bikes, elliptical, a climber and rowing machine. Natural light floods in and offers captivating views of the ocean.

JUNGLE GYM: Our Jungle Gym features fun, island-made, ‘Flintstonian’ fitness equipment including barbells, a coconut weight machine, a scramble net and monkey bars. This jungle playground lets you channel your inner child (no matter your age).

3. Luxurious Sustainability


  • Mystique Garden –produces herbs and vegetables used in our kitchens.
  • Sweet Spot – Dedicated to growing sweet potatoes.
  • The Plantation – Producing delicious organic bananas, pumpkins and papayas.
  • Cluckingham Palace – Home of the happiest chickens in the Maldives. These hens gobble up our kitchen waste and provide the occasional fresh egg for the children to collect.
  • Hydro Garden – a water and energy-efficient way to grow lettuce and other greens.
  • Microgreens station –grown adjacent to the main kitchen so chefs can pick them as needed, bursting with freshness.

4. Immersive Experiences













Activities and Adventures

Kids Club

WATERSPORTS: The water world of the Maldives is one of its biggest attractions – and its biggest source of fun. Our partner, Dive Butler, offers a range of watersports options for all ages.

MINI MOVEMENT PROGRAMME: Our creative Kids’ Club team has joined forces with our Javvu Spa movement specialist to create a variety of fun children’s movement activities.

MINI MARINE BIOLOGISTS: Kids of all ages can now learn about the fragile marine eco-system here through this unique interactive course.

KIDS SPA: Javvu Spa offers our smallest guests a bespoke children’s spa menu that includes manicures, massages and body scrubs.

DIVING FOR KIDS: Our dive partner, Dive Butler International, offers children as young as five the opportunity to experience the underwater world with professional guidance.

All Experiences

  • Hanifaru Bay manta adventures
  • Snorkelling & scuba diving by DBI
  • Sunset dolphin cruise
  • Complimentary water sports
  • Sandbank picnic
  • Luxury yacht charter
  • Amilla Glamping
  • Fishing
  • Local island experience
  • Beach or jungle cinema

5. Inclusivity and Accessibility at Amilla








Amilla proudly holds the distinction of being the world’s first resort certified by IncluCare as an inclusive destination.

In February 2024, Amilla was honored with the prestigious ‘Responsible Hospitality Partner of the Year’ award by Forbes Travel Guide, recognizing their unwavering dedication to diversity, equity, inclusion, and environmental sustainability.

They prioritize inclusivity for all their guests, continually adapting their resort based on feedback to ensure a sensitive, kind, and caring environment where everyone can relish the unparalleled beauty of the Maldives.

As active members and supporters of The Conscious Travel Foundation, they contribute locally to NGO Villi Joali, which upholds values of resilience, inclusivity, and compassion.

I hope you have found your reason to visit Amilla Resort.

LEARN MORE HERE: Amilla Maldives

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