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Naladhu Private Island is paradise found. Boasting just 20 exquisitely appointed villas and cabanas surrounded by thick coconut groves to ensure absolute exclusivity, the island of Naladhu is a tropical island oasis in the Maldives South Malé Atoll that promises unrivaled seclusion and tranquility.

Naladhu Private Island Villas and Houses

Elegant, weathered-wood villas have lush private gardens and infinity swimming pools and are surrounded by footprint-free white sandy beaches with beautiful oceanfront views of the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. Light and airy interiors are decorated in soft tones and tropical hues with spacious living areas that flow seamlessly onto outdoor wooden decks that float over the water.  Hardwood decks have cushioned Indian daybeds for relaxing in the sun or under the stars, and open-air bathrooms feature sea-facing tubs for two and luxury L’Occitane products. State-of-the-art amenities include LCD satellite televisions, BOSE home theatre systems, and around-the-clock butler services.

Ocean Pool Villas

Naladhu Private Island Ocean Pool Villas are located right on the beach and offer spectacular ocean views and the ultimate in privacy and luxury. These beautifully appointed beach cabanas boast 300 square meters of indoor and outdoor spaces that are decorated with colonial furnishings and splashes of color and seamlessly flow between each other through floor-to-ceiling glass sliding doors and windows. Stylishly decorated king bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms with soaking tubs and walk-in rain showers, and an outdoor sun deck and a glass-tiled infinity pool offer the ultimate in style and sophistication.

Deluxe features of the Naladhu Private Island Ocean Pool Villas include:

  • Alfresco bathing pavilions with sunken terrazzo bathtubs, waterfall showers, and indoor steam showers
  • Private libraries with personalized selections
  • Customized wine cellars with vintage wines, gourmet minibars, and espresso machines
  • State-of-the-art Bose sound systems with iPads and iPods
  • Complimentary high-speed wireless Internet
  • Specialized pillow menus and scented candles
  • Private kayaks for exploring the surrounding waters
  • A House Master butler service

Ocean Pool Villas. Photo credit: Anantara Naladhu Private Island

Beach Houses with Pools

Boasting uninterrupted oceans views and expansive, beautifully decorated living spaces that flow seamlessly between interiors and exteriors, Naladhu Private Island Beach Houses with Pools are a study in elegance and style. These villas boast smooth wooden flooring, floor-to-ceiling glass sliding doors that connect interiors with the sun-dappled outside world, and over-water hardwood decks with private infinity swimming pools and outdoor dining salas.

Deluxe features of the Naladhu Private Island Beach Houses with Pools include:

  • Alfresco bathing pavilions with sunken terrazzo bathtubs, waterfall showers, and indoor steam showers
  • Private libraries with personalized selections
  • Customized wine cellars with vintage wines, gourmet minibars, and espresso machines
  • State-of-the-art Bose sound systems with iPads and iPods
  • Complimentary high-speed wireless Internet
  • Specialized pillow menus and scented candles
  • Private kayaks for exploring the surrounding waters
  • A House Master butler service

Beach Houses with Pools. Photo credit: Anantara Naladhu Private Island

Ocean Pool Villas

Naladhu Private Island Ocean Pool Villas are slices of aqua heaven with private infinity swimming pools set into hardwood decks that float over the ocean. Exuding elegance and luxury, the Ocean Pool Villas connect with the spectacular surroundings through glass-paneled sliding doors which blend interior and exterior spaces. The living and dining areas open out onto ocean-facing verandahs and overwater dining salas are ideal for romantic alfresco-style dining against a background of breath-taking scenery.

Deluxe features of the Naladhu Private Island Ocean Pool Villas include:

  • Alfresco bathing pavilions with sunken terrazzo bathtubs, waterfall showers, and indoor steam showers
  • Private libraries with personalized selections
  • Customized wine cellars with vintage wines, gourmet minibars, and espresso machines
  • State-of-the-art Bose sound systems with iPads and iPods
  • Complimentary high-speed wireless Internet
  • Specialized pillow menus and scented candles
  • Private kayaks for exploring the surrounding waters
  • A House Master butler service

Ocean Houses with Pools. Photo credit: Anantara Naladhu Private Island

Two-Bedroom Pool Residences

Two-Bedroom Pool Residences are ideal for families or group of friends wanting a luxurious escape in the heart of paradise. Set on the beach and accessed through a tranquil courtyard, Two-Bedroom Pool Residences feature central al fresco dining terraces overlooking beautiful hardwood sundecks with sunken 20-meter swimming pools, daybeds, and direct ocean access. The double-story residences have master bedrooms on the upper level with terrazzo marble en-suite bathrooms with Jacuzzi-style sunken tubs and walk-in rain showers, his and hers dressing areas, and private daybed balconies. A fully stocked pantry and personalized butler service ensure hassle-free holiday living.

Deluxe features of the Two-Bedroom Pool Residences include:

  • Alfresco bathing pavilions with sunken terrazzo bathtubs, waterfall showers, and indoor steam showers
  • Private libraries with personalized selections
  • Customized wine cellars with vintage wines, gourmet minibars, and espresso machines
  • State-of-the-art Bose sound systems with iPads and iPods
  • Complimentary high-speed wireless Internet
  • Specialized pillow menus and scented candles
  • Private kayaks for exploring the surrounding waters
  • A House Master butler service

Two-Bedroom Residences. Photo credit: Anantara Naladhu Private Island

Naladhu Private Island Restaurants and Bars

Naladhu Private Island takes guests on a fascinating culinary journey in a variety of alluring and charming settings. Romantic dining is taken to new heights on Naladhu with gourmet breakfasts served all day and night or distinctive Thai cuisine from all four regions of the country along with and legendary Thai hospitality at Baan Huraa.

Savor fresh seafood, seasonal fare and fine wines from the glass-walled wine cellar at the Living Room where Old World meets New World cuisine. Tuck into lavish buffet breakfasts with freshly ground coffee, oven-hot pastries, and exotic fruits from East and West at 73 Degrees. Enjoy mouthwatering Maldivian flavors with your toes in the sand with a private candlelit dinner on the beach or lagoon-side on the ocean breaker’s private deck.

73 Degrees. Photo credit: Anantara Naladhu Private Island

Enjoy the dazzle of live teppanyaki chefs slicing and dicing fresh sashimi and sushi creations, along with freshly caught yellowfin tuna, sea bass, and Hokkaido scallops at Origami. Discover how different salts can accentuate food as you tuck into fresh Maldivian reef fish, lobster and prawns, and prime-aged imported cuts from Australia at Sea. Fire. Salt.

Sea.Fire. Salt. Photo credit: Anantara Naladhu Private Island

Enjoy a multi-sensory, private dining experience in a loft-style locale overlooking the Indian Ocean at Terrazo, which specializes in authentic Italian cuisine and wines from Italy’s varied regions, or head to the poolside Aqua or Dhoni Bars for signature cocktails while watching the sunset over the sea.

Aqua Bar. Photo credit: Anantara Naladhu Private Island

Guests can also visit the resort’s sister islands for dining at the outstanding Anantara Dhigu and Anantara Veli resorts for a journey of flavors and tastes ranging from Thai and Japanese to Italian gourmet cuisine.

Naladhu Private Island Spa and Wellness

Naladhu Private Island provides a unique Maldives spa experience at the rejuvenating oasis of the Ocean Retreat Spa, with private saunas, swimming pools and tropical rain showers, full body massages and exfoliating wraps applied by expert therapists. Exotic oils and natural ingredients fill the senses while the body heals and the mind is soothed by the lull of rolling waves and a range of signature treatments such as the five-hour beautifying Timeless Moments treatment, or the stress-releasing and reinvigorating Ocean Glow package.

Ocean Spa Retreat. Photo credit: Anantara Naladhu Private Island

Naladhu Private Island Sports / Leisure

Naladhu Private Island offers an array of leisure activities to enjoy during your stay from dhoni sailing cruises, private island picnics, and swimming with whale sharks to visiting local islands for some cultural immersion, searching for pods of spinner dolphins, and learning how to cook traditional Maldivian cuisine. Sports and recreational activities include snorkeling and scuba diving, free-diving, paddle-boarding, surfing, parasailing, jet skiing and sunset fishing.

Free Diving on the reef. Photo credit: Anantara Naladhu Private Island

Naladhu Private Island Wedding Facilities

Say your vows with the island chief as a witness in a shaded coconut grove and walk through an archway of coconut palms and white silk to the beat of the Bodu Beru drums. Savor a seafood barbecue overlooking the turquoise lagoon with closest family and friends in a unique romantic wedding destination.

Exquisite wedding venues on Naladhu Private Island include the Coconut Grove, which lies in an ancient coconut grove shaded by swaying palms at the heart island and provides a stunning locale for ceremonies and officiations by the island chief. The lagoon-facing beach features a secluded stretch of powdery beach with spectacular lagoon views for elegant cocktail receptions or lavish seated dinners on the sand.

One-of-a-kind wedding. Photo credit: Anantara Naladhu Private Island

Naladhu Private Island Special Extras

Naladhu Private Island has a Coral Adoption Programme that protects the pristine beaches and incredible coral reefs at Naladhu Maldives Island and its sister islands of Anantara Dhigu and Anantara Veli. The fantastic creatures that call the reef home, such as an array of tropical fish, crustaceans and bizarre-looking mollusks are protected against over-fishing and destruction, as well as the spectacular corals that make up the reefs. The long-term project allows guests to participate by planting coral in our reef nursery and following its growth with photo updates or return visits.

Coral Adoption Program. Photo credit: Link TV.

Why Naladhu Private Island?

  • The resort is set on a private island with just 20 villas, all with infinity swimming pools
  • Each villa boasts a 24-hour House Master butler service
  • The resort offers an array of intimate dining experiences and in-house spa journeys

One of three exclusive resorts run by Thai group Anantara, Naladhu Private Island is set on a private island surrounded by a crystal-clear and tranquil lagoon, offering total seclusion. With just 20 beautifully appointed villas in the resort, guests are guaranteed of absolute privacy, however, also have the option of using the facilities of the other larger sister resorts of Anantara Dhigu and Anantara Veli.

Article by Mia Russell©

 

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