Translating to ‘my island home,’ Amilla Fushi is a luxurious island resort located in the UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve of Baa Atoll that offers beautifully appointed villas that promise a one-of-a-kind, home-away-from-home experience. Situated just 30 minutes by seaplane from Malé or 10 minutes by speedboat from Dharavandhoo Airport, this elegant resort features sun-kissed, white-washed villas with contemporary design and minimalist lines that float over turquoise waters. Nested among the lush natural vegetation of the island or overlooking the footprint-free white sandy beaches, the villas boast designer décor, private terraces, and state-of-the-art amenities.
Deluxe amenities at this coral-fringed paradise in the Maldives’ Baa Atoll include a highly acclaimed oceanside restaurant and bar, a private beach area and an array of activities and recreation, including snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, fishing, and sailing. Land-based activities include tennis, volleyball, beach soccer, and more.
Just half an hour from Malé International airport by seaplane, or a combined domestic flight and speedboat ride, Amilla Fushi Beach Residences deliver the ultimate sand-between-the-toes tropical island experience in spades and make the perfect choice for family vacations, special celebrations, and groups of friends.
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Amilla Fushi Accommodations
Amilla Fushi features eight sublime residences ranging from four and six to eight-bedroom enclaves, including an opulent private estate for discerning guests wanting extra privacy and tranquility. Luxurious lodgings in this secluded beachfront enclave include six four-bedroom, one six-bedroom, and one eight-bedroom villa, surrounded by powdery white sand and crystal-clear lagoon waters with spectacular views.
Minimalist designer villas are perched on stilts over the Indian Ocean, on the pristine white shore or 12-meter-high among the treetops, each with a private lap pool. Each residence has a private chef and butler, and Rolls-Royce-style golf buggies for moving around the island.
Each residence boasts designer living spaces with bright white interiors featuring abstract prints, sleek lines, and natural wood furnishings, bedrooms are designed for lingering with inviting king-size beds in premium linens, and huge en-suite bathrooms have double monsoon showers, oval soaking bathtubs, and indulgent Aesop toiletries. Elegant lounges have plush furnishings, and high-end, state-of-the-art technologies such as iPads, docking stations, Blu-Ray players and Bose sound systems. Modern amenities abound, including flat-screen televisions with satellite channels, personal bars, and fresh beverages, coffeemakers, air-conditioning, IDD telephones, and complimentary wireless Internet.
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Amilla Fushi Lagoon House
Overlooking the azure blue lagoon and offering uninterrupted sunset views, Lagoon Houses are private sanctuaries that provide 200 square meters of space and direct access to the ocean. Modern air-conditioned villas have spacious living areas, luxe bedrooms, and en-suite bathrooms and outdoor terraces with private swimming pools. To book a Lagoon House, click here.
Amilla Fushi Lagoon House. Photo credit: Amilla Fushi Maldives
Amilla Fushi Ocean Lagoon House
Contemporary and sleek Ocean Lagoon Houses are 230 square meters in size and float over the ocean on stilts, offering direct access into the sea. Modern air-conditioned villas have spacious living areas, luxe bedrooms, and en-suite bathrooms and outdoor terraces with private swimming pools. To book an Ocean Lagoon House, click here.
Amilla Fushi Ocean Lagoon House. Photo credit: Amilla Fushi Maldives
Amilla Fushi Two-Bedroom Ocean Lagoon House
The stylish 400-square-meter Two-Bedroom Ocean Lagoon Houses offer a prime location overlooking the turquoise lagoon and the Indian Ocean with beautifully appointed king-size bedrooms, and en-suite bathrooms with double monsoon showers, oval soaking bathtubs and indulgent Aesop toiletries. Private outdoor terraces have inviting sundecks, outdoor showers, sun loungers, and swimming pools. To book a Two-Bedroom Ocean Lagoon House, click here.
Amilla Fushi Two-Bedroom Ocean Lagoon House. Photo credit: Amilla Fushi Maldives
Amilla Fushi One-Bedroom Beach Houses
Surrounded by lush tropical greenery while just a few steps away from the beach and the ocean, One-Bedroom Beach Houses are secluded retreats for beach lovers. The 450 square meter beach houses feature private courtyards with swinging hammocks, outdoor dining areas, and full-size swimming pools. Stylishly decorated interiors have contemporary furnishings and modern amenities such as flat-screen televisions with satellite channels, personal bars, and fresh beverages, coffeemakers, air-conditioning, IDD telephones, and complimentary wireless Internet. To book a One-Bedroom Beach House, click here.
Amilla Fushi One-Bedroom Beach Houses. Photo credit: Amilla Fushi Maldives
Amilla Fushi Ocean Reef House
The beautiful Ocean Reef Houses are an ocean-lovers paradise. Perfectly positioned right on the edge of the reef with direct access to the ocean, these spectacular over-water villas feature spacious outdoor terraces, private freshwater swimming pools, and sun decks with loungers. The sleek 250 square-meter villas have bedrooms with inviting king-size beds in premium linens, and huge en-suite bathrooms have double monsoon showers, oval soaking bathtubs, and indulgent Aesop toiletries. Elegant lounges have plush furnishings, and high-end, state-of-the-art technologies such as iPads, docking stations, Blu-Ray players and Bose sound systems. Modern amenities abound, including flat-screen televisions with satellite channels, personal bars, and fresh beverages, coffeemakers, air-conditioning, IDD telephones, and complimentary wireless Internet. To book an Ocean Reef House, click here.
Amilla Fushi Ocean Reef House. Photo credit: Amilla Fushi Maldives
Amilla Fushi Two-Bedroom Tree Houses
Tucked away in the lush island jungle foliage and coconut palm trees 12 meters above the ground, the Two-Bedroom Tree Houses are unique and exclusive treetop sanctuaries. The 220 square-meter air-conditioned houses have two stylishly appointed bedrooms with substantial en-suite bathrooms boasting double monsoon showers, oval soaking bathtubs, and indulgent Aesop toiletries. Spacious wooden decks have outdoor showers, freshwater swimming pools, and sun loungers. To book a Two-Bedroom Tree House, click here.
Amilla Fushi Two-Bedroom Tree Houses. Photo credit: Amilla Fushi Maldives
Amilla Fushi Two-Bedroom Beach Houses
Ideal for families or a group of friends, the spacious, yet intimate 600 square-meter Two-bedroom Beach Houses offering shady lounging spots within lush gardens, large courtyards with swinging hammocks, and generous outdoor terraces with swimming pools. Luxurious interiors have designer décor, air-conditioned king bedrooms and en-suite bathrooms with direct access to the beach and the ocean. Elegant lounges have plush furnishings, and high-end, state-of-the-art technologies such as iPads, docking stations, Blu-Ray players and Bose sound systems. Modern amenities abound, including flat-screen televisions with satellite channels, personal bars, and fresh beverages, coffeemakers, air-conditioning, IDD telephones, and complimentary wireless Internet. To book a Two-bedroom Beach House, click here.
Amilla Fushi Two-Bedroom Beach Houses. Photo credit: Amilla Fushi Maldives
Amilla Fushi Beach Residences
Deluxe Beach Residences are the ultimate in luxury with three-bedroom suites with stylishly designed interiors with luxe décor, lavish en-suite bathrooms with soaking tubs and walk-in showers, fully equipped gourmet kitchens, expansive sun decks and private swimming pools with splendid ocean views.
Amilla Fushi Restaurants and Bars
Amilla Fushi is a gastronomic paradise with several gourmet restaurants serving world-class cuisine and stylish beach bars with spectacular views serving a wide range of drinks from handcrafted cocktails to fine wines from around the world.
Feeling Koi is Amilla Fushi’s signature restaurant and serves award-winning Japanese minimalism cuisine on an open deck with chefs performing in a theatre kitchen with exquisite presentation. Izakaya-style dining is presented with openhearted service and shared ‘tapas’ plates, while post-dinner drinks are served in the downstairs lounge against music from a resident DJ.
Feeling Koi. Photo credit: Amilla Fushi Maldives
Offering traditional Italian cuisine in a laid-back, open-air setting, the Barolo Grill pays homage to Piedmont, offering classic dishes infused with a Maldivian twist. The menu features exquisite antipasti, fresh handmade pasta, meats, and seafood chargrilled to perfection, along with fine Italian wines and vintages from around the world, along with imported craft beers and handcrafted cocktails.
Barolo Grill. Photo credit: Amilla Fushi Maldives
Wok offers an array of piquant Asian tastes and flavors from across the continent with a variety of dishes such as spicy Thai salads, Indian chaat, dim sum, gyoza, me goreng, along with noodles and soups, and tropical fruit for dessert.
Joe’s Pizza serves hot, delicious pizzas with deli-style toppings, other made-to-order creations and a lashing of gourmet flair. The restaurant offers casual Italian dining overlooking the pool and lagoon, a short stroll from Amilla’s turquoise seas.
Fish & Chip Shop
A casual eatery with open-air pavilions that serves freshly-caught fish and chips and other world-class seafood along with crisp, easy-drinking wines against a backdrop of ocean views.
Fresh provides a blissful start to the day, with juicy tropical fruits, muesli, yogurt, or a hot, cooked breakfast by the pool. Enjoy delicious á la carte options and delectable cold dishes for breakfast.
Baazaar Bar serves irresistible international cuisine overlooking Amilla’s enormous infinity pool. The sleek spot is ideal for a light lunch or sundowners and exotic cocktails in the evening against a backdrop of live music.
Baazaar Bar. Photo credit: Amilla Fushi Maldives
1 Oak Lounge
1 Oak Lounge is an elegant hideaway over shimmering seas that offers an idyllic spot for pre-dinner cocktails, post-dinner whiskeys, and mocktails with signature style while listening to a DJ spinning tunes, which beat into the early hours.
1 Oak Lounge. Photo credit: Amilla Fushi Maldives
The Cellar Door
The Cellar Door is a vast wine cellar with more than 8,000 bottles to sip and savor from international vintages, premium bubbly, and rare labels by the case or the bottle accompanied by artisanal cheese and wild honeycomb.
The Cellar Door. Photo credit: Amilla Fushi Maldives
Nestled in the gardens, beneath towering palms, Mystique Garden is a culinary treat with an intimate table in the lantern light and a bespoke menu tailored to personal tastes. Lavish set menus showcase the island’s best flavors from Asian to Arabic, while Amilla’s chefs are on hand to personalize every dish.
Exclusive Private Dining Experiences
Guests wanting elevated levels of intimacy can enjoy exclusive private dining experiences with personalized butler services in several stunning locales around the island. Relax at a sand-carved, candlelit table beneath a blanket of stars and enjoy a succulent barbecue dinner prepared by your private chefs; sail from Landaa’s Fuego shore out to a floating platform for a romantic, candlelit dinner served by boat in the middle of our sparkling lagoon; or relax with your feet in the sand and your head in the clouds at a private-dining table on Blu Beach, where you’ll enjoy the fresh, intense flavors of Chef de Cuisine Ciro D’Amico’s delectable, Italian cuisine.
Exclusive Private Dining Experiences. Photo credit: Amilla Fushi Maldives
Amilla Fushi Spa and Wellness
The luxurious Javvu Spa presents the three pillars of wellness – movement, spirituality, and spa – in an elegant and relaxing setting. Whether for massage, meditation or exercise, this tranquil island sanctuary soothes with five-star products and treatments that cleanse, calm and beautify. Other amenities at the spa include deluxe treatment pods, a beauty and nail salon, a barber, a yoga pavilion, and a personal training studio with shared workouts or personalized fitness by the sea.
Javvu Spa. Photo credit: Amilla Fushi Maldives
Amilla Fushi Sports and Leisure
Amilla Fushi boasts a wealth of recreational activities and sports to enjoy from scuba-diving, snorkeling, and swimming with manta rays to dhoni excursions, kayaking, and big game fishing. Learn how to dive with tailored programs for all abilities and specialty courses led by the country’s most experienced instructors. Take an unforgettable trip on a traditional dhoni with the resident marine biologist and swim with whale sharks, an experience that will leave you with lasting memories for a lifetime. Enjoy day and night fishing charters, dolphin watching excursions, catamaran sailing, beach volleyball, and windsurfing. Guests can also take a sunset cruise on a traditional dhoni, or head out in search of dolphins, turtles, manta rays and other amazing marine life in a guided wildlife watching trip.
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Amilla Fushi Weddings and Honeymoons
Amilla Fushi is the ultimate haven to begin a life together with several romantic wedding venue locations to exchange your vows, ranging from the powder-soft Maldives beach or great sandbank to floating above the ocean.
Amilla Fushi defines the essence of a superb honeymoon with a range of romantic activities for two, including Champagne breakfasts in the privacy of your bungalow or villa, romantic candlelit dinners for two in your bungalow or villa, or on a beach or sandbank, relaxing massages for two, picnic baskets for two, special occasion packages, and Amilla Fushi cruises.
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Article by Mia Russell©
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