Finolhu Baa Atoll Best Experience for: Couples, Families, Activities
GPS coordinates : 5.011643, 72.952522
Opened in 2016, Finolhu Baa Atoll is now firmly established as one of the finest resorts in the Maldives. Finolhu, which means “sandbank” in the local Maldivian language, is renowned for its two-kilometre white powdery beaches that stretch out across four islands, creating a barefoot chic paradise.
Accommodation in Finolhu Baa Atoll
In the Beach Villas you’re guaranteed to get that Robinson Crusoe feeling. There’s a view of the green garden directly from your bed. Immediately behind it there’s the beach and the turquoise blue sea. Its light colours give this fine 205 m² / 2206 f² garden residence a lightness and freshness. At the back there’s a spacious bathroom with tub and shower and an open-air area where you can look at the stars while you take a shower. Occupancy: 2 Adults + max. 2 Children;
Experience real Maldivian comfort and relaxation in one of the Beach Pool Villas. Imagine waking up in the morning and enjoying the magnificent view of your lush private garden, then strolling through the garden to the beach and the gorgeous lagoon just beyond it. Lying completely relaxed in your own private pool, reading a book under the palm trees, taking a refreshing shower in the open-air area of the bathroom – life can be so carefree and beautiful. Providing a delightful mix of seclusion and space, the pool villa measures 205 square meters (2206 ft2) with indoor and outdoor areas, while the fine composition of the colours gives this villa lightness and freshness. Occupancy: 2 Adults + max. 2 Children or 3 Adults;
The view from this amazing Lagoon Villa in Maldives over the lagoon with its endless shades of blue is something you’ll never tire of. Here you have 145 m² / 1560 ft² of living space directly on the water, with plenty of room to stretch out and relax on the loungers of your private wooden deck. Your very own jetty leads directly into the sea. Another drink from the fridge perhaps, and your favourite music from the wonderful Marshall sound system? Unbeatable! Occupancy: 2 Adults + max. 2 Children;
During the first few days you’ll hardly be able to sit quietly in this Ocean Pool Villa. You’ll be so thrilled that you’ll want to be taking photos all the time. Photos of the narrow verge between the pool and the sea. Of the sky. Of the pastel shades of the pretty interior. In this 180 m² / 1938 f² villa your holiday directly on the water will be a special experience both day and night. Pole position or pool position? Here you’ve got both! Occupancy: 2 Adults + max. 2 Children;
Private Pool Villa – The secret of life is to take everything a little easier. Here you’ll come a little closer to discovering the secret – and do so barefoot! With its 205 m² / 2206 f² of living space your villa has its own tropical garden, sun loungers on the beach, its own pool between the terrace and the sea and a movie-style outdoor bathroom. After a holiday in this Maldives private villa you’ll feel as light as an ocean breeze! Occupancy: 2 Adults + max. 2 Children;
2 Bedroom Water Villa with Pool – It’s like being on a yacht that doesn’t sway. Joy that doesn’t end. A stay that couldn’t be more heavenly at Finolhu Maldives pool villa. This sums up your holiday by the sea on 460 m² / 4951 f² of living space. In addition to an enormous sun deck, these villas also have a pool with a length of eight metres, king-size beds in the two main bedrooms and two luxurious bathrooms. Wi-fi connects you to the outside world so you can also amaze your friends on social media. Occupancy: 2 Adults + max. 2 Children;
2 Bedroom Beach Villa with Pool – Have you ever dreamed of being amongst best water villas in Maldives on a white sandy beach? This one will make your dreams come true. It’s 530 m² / 5705 f² in size, suitable for families or a group of friends. All the rooms are whitewashed and perfectly equipped in light, summery colours. There are two master bedrooms, separate bathrooms, a 10-metre pool and a view to die for of the sunset side of Finolhu. You can relax with a drink on your own private beach. The opportunities are endless here – from open-air dinners to a private party with butler service. Occupancy: 2 Adults + max. 2 Children;
2 Bedroom Rockstar Villa – These Maldives luxury villas are reminiscent of a quote from Oscar Wilde, the rock star among writers: “One should give in to temptations. Who knows if they will come again.” Our Rockstar villa is perhaps the most beautiful temptation in the Maldives. It’s located at the very end of the jetty and, as you might suspect, everything here is a little larger than life. 460 m² of living area. Two spacious master bedrooms. An 8-metre long pool, infinity of course. Your own wine bar. Bathrooms with tub and outside showers, a 40 inch flatscreen TV and much, much more. And of course the sea, as far as the eye can reach. Ideal for families and friends. Occupancy: 4 Adults + max. 4 Children;
Beach Bubble Tent – A cosmic experience! Sleeping under the stars. A romantic night together away from the world. Alone on the sandbank, about 100 metres behind the Crab Shack. A stay in the Finolhu Bubble is sure to be unforgettable. This experience sphere with own shower and WC is well equipped with a wooden floor and a double bed featuring the finest bed linen. Awake or asleep – here you’ll experience a feeling of infinity. Above you the cosmos and the blackness of the sky, through which the Milky Way shines like a work of art.
Restaurants and Bars in Finolhu Baa Atoll
At Beach Kitchen you have a front-row seat with a view over the sea or right next to the pool. Quite aside from the great views, Beach Kitchen is the culinary center of Finolhu. In the morning, at lunchtime and in the evening, local and international dishes are freshly prepared. Breakfast: 7.30 am – 10.30 am. Lunch: 1.00 pm – 3.00 pm. Dinner: 7.30 pm – 10.00 pm;
This is the fine-dining restaurant. At Kanusan the culinary focus is Asian. The restaurant is located right in the Indian Ocean and can be reached via a short wooden jetty. It has its own bar where you can enjoy an aperitif while you get in the mood for dinner. And you can do this either on the outside veranda or inside the restaurant, which is atmospherically showcased with dimmed light. A place for romantics, where anything can happen while you enjoy authentic Asian flavours. A marriage proposal, for example. Dinner: 7.30 pm – 10.30 pm;
Step into the Arabian Grill and let our chefs take you on a culinary adventure across North Africa and the Middle East. A sensual festival for the ears, the nose, the eyes and, of course, the palate awaits you. Dinner: 7.30 pm – 10.30 pm;
Crab Shack and let our chefs take you on a culinary adventure across North Africa and the Middle East. A sensual festival for the ears, the nose, the eyes and, of course, the palate awaits you. Lunch: 1.00 pm – 4.00 pm. Dinner: 6.00 pm – 9.30 pm. Bar: 12.30 pm – 5.00 pm;
Beach Club – This is where the action takes place after the sun sets. If you want to enjoy your evening on the beach listening to casual music and sipping on exotic cocktails, then this is the right place for you. The Beach Club is the heart of the resort. It gives Finolhu a distinctive character that sets it apart from the other resorts in the Maldives. Beach Bar: 10.00 am – 1.00 am. Beach Club: 10.00 am – 6.00 pm;
Wherever your path may lead you on Finolhu, you will always pass the Milk LAB. And this is insanely convenient. A shake after your tennis match. A protein drink after your workout. An espresso in between. Or just a juice to cool you down for a moment! Opening Hours: 11.00 am – 6.00 pm;
Private Beach Dinner – Surprise your loved one with a a unique dining experience that you will both remember forever. Celebrate your anniversary, toast to your new-found love or propose to your significant other with the ultimate romantic gesture.
Floating Breakfast – Wake up to a floating breakfast in your very own pool and live the quirky moments with your loved one. Relax and enjoy your preferred breakfast selection on a floating tray.
Activities in Finolhu Baa Atoll
Motorized Water Sports – Water skiing and jet skiing – the ideal combination of glamour and action. It’s no coincidence that they feature in so many scenes in the movies. In Finolhu there is a wide range of motorised water sports for glamour, action and that special adrenalin kick. Here you can shoot up into the air with an X-Jet Blade, go out on a speedboat tour with Captain or simply cut a stylish figure while you water ski. Whatever you do – it’s tremendous fun!
Golf Studio – Whether you are an absolute beginner or a seasoned amateur, there’s no need to forsake your golf fix at Finolhu. Get in the swing of things with the state-of-the-art indoor golf simulator experience.
The outdoor Yoga Pavilion is the perfect spot for yoga, meditation or strength training. This space Maldives yoga retreat will leave you feeling energised and inspired during your holiday, refreshing your spirit as well as your body.
Fitness – Finolhu has both indoor and outdoor gym areas with all the latest equipment. Begin your fitness journey by meeting with our resident fitness instructor who will provide expert fitness and wellness advice and give you the lowdown on how best to achieve your fitness goals.
Art Studio – Build on your creativity and join the in-house artist in different arts and crafts classes. From painting to tie-dye t-shirt making, pottery, signature activities and all that jazz, the Art Studio is a place to let the imaginative and inventive juices flow. Materials will be provided during the class.
The Oceaneers Kids Club in Finolhu Baa Atoll
At the Oceaneers Club well-trained staff are available for teenagers and toddlers from morning till night. Parents know that their children will be well looked after here for a few hours, and can spend some relaxing time on their own without worries.
Room amenities: TV, iPod dock, DVD player, desk, air-conditioning, minibar, black-out curtain, Neal’s Yard Remedies bath products, Telephone, Coffee machine, Electric kettle;
General: 24-hour reception, Minimarket on site, Shared lounge/TV area, Hypoallergenic, Designated smoking area, Air conditioning, Wake-up service, Hardwood or parquet floors, Soundproofing, Fan, Family rooms, Ironing facilities, Facilities for disabled guests, Non-smoking rooms, Wake up service/Alarm clock, Room service
Entertainment and sports: billiards, fitness centre, table tennis, Tennis court, Darts, Badminton equipment, Tennis equipment, Golf Studio
Services: breakfast room service, tourist travel agency, 24/7 room service
Paid services: SPA centre, massage, telephone and fax, washing service, shops, diving, all kinds of water sports, transport from/to the airport, Fishing, Aerobics, Live music/performance, Cooking class, Tour or class about local culture, Happy hour, Themed dinner nights, BBQ facilities, Movie nights, Evening entertainment
Finolhu Baa Atoll is located on the private Kanufushi island in the southern corner of Baa Atoll, the UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve. The main attraction here is Hanifaru Bay and world-class diving with whale sharks and manta rays. You can get to the resort from Male Airport in two ways: by seaplane or by domestic flight (there are 4 flights daily) + speedboat. What is noteworthy – the prices for both options are the same.
Distance from downtown area: Male’ – 111 km
Distance from airport: Velana International Airport (MLE) – 110 km
Distance from airport: Dharavandhoo (DRV) – 26 km
Reception desk hours
From: 00:00 o’clock
To: 24:00 o’clock
Hotel policy: Free Wi-Fi, Pets are not allowed.
Children under 12 years will eat for free based on the rules and meal-plan accompanied by an adult, excluding beverages.
Maximum 1 free kids per unit paid.
Mandatory green tax of USD 6 per child per night will be charged.
Policy about booking cancellation: .
Check-in from: 14:00 to18:00 o’clock
Check-out until: 12:00 o’clock
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