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Ayada Maldives is a luxury resort located amid a pristine reef within the southern rim of the Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll in southern Maldives. It features accommodations with a private plunge pool and free WiFi.

Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll is approximately 268 mi south of the capital Malé. Ayada Maldives is accessible via a domestic transfer (55 minutes) from Malé International Airport to Kaadedhdhoo or Maavarulu (the local airport) , which is then followed by a boat transfer (25 to 55 minutes) to the resort.

The villas offer stylish interiors, finished with Middle-Eastern and Maldivian design elements. Beach villas and suites feature a secluded private garden with pool and outdoor shower - just a few steps away from the beach. Over-water villas and suites offer amazing views over the open ocean and also have private pools and outdoor showers.

Guests can enjoy spectacular sunsets or swim in the coral waters. Rejuvenating spa treatments are offered at the spa while a fitness center lets guests have a work out.

Dining options include Magu that serves breakfast and dinner, Ocean Breeze restaurant and bar perched over the turquoise blue waters of the Indian Ocean is for sophisticated dining and the Kai Far East Asian restaurant serves cuisines from Indian to Japan and has an extensive wine cellar. Ille De Joie Cheese and Wine Bar is located amid Ocean Villas offers and extensive selection of wine and cheese. The Ottoman Lounge serves authentic Turkish Coffee, a variety of teas and an array of traditional shisha. Zero Degree Poolside Restaurant and Bar that has an in-house DJ.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.4 for a two-person trip.

Ayada Maldives has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 27, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.4)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Italian, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Asian, American, Buffet


Tennis court

Fitness center



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  • The staff speaks English
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Area Info *
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Natural Beauty
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6 Restaurants On Site


    Food: International

    Ocean Breeze

    Food: Mediterranean

    Zero Degree

    Food: International


    Food: Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Grill/BBQ


    Food: Japanese, Grill/BBQ


    Food: Seafood, Grill/BBQ

Resort Facilities at Ayada Maldives
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Garden
  • Aerobics Additional charge
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Themed dinners Additional charge
  • Movie nights
  • Beach
  • Tennis equipment
  • Evening entertainment
  • Kids' club
  • Water sports facilities on site Additional charge
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Snorkeling
  • Diving Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Canoeing
  • Windsurfing Additional charge
  • Karaoke
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool table
  • Playground
  • Casino
  • Game room
  • Fishing Additional charge
  • Tennis court
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Chapel/Shrine
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
2 swimming pools
Pool 1 – outdoor Free!
  • Open all year
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool bar
  • Swimming pool toys
  • Heated pool
  • Pool with view
Pool 2 – outdoor Free!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Locker rooms
  • Fitness classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Massage chair
  • Full-body massage Additional charge
  • Hand massage Additional charge
  • Head massage Additional charge
  • Couples' massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Foot bath
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Body scrub
  • Hairstyling
  • Haircut
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Hair treatments
  • Makeup services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Open-air bath Additional charge
  • Turkish/Steam Bath Additional charge
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Indonesian
  • Korean
  • Russian
  • Thai
  • Filipino
  • Turkish
  • Urdu
  • Chinese
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Ayada Maldives takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 16 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Crib by request
$6 per child, per night
3 - 15 years
Extra bed by request
$100 per child, per night
16+ years
Extra bed by request
$200 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card UnionPay debit card JCB American Express Ayada Maldives accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that the resort collects USD 300 per night per room upon arrival as a security deposit. Transfer charges are payable by the guest at the property upon arrival.

Please be advised that the following transfer charges apply for all reservations through 31 December 2021:

Per Adult return transfer US$ 430.00
Per Child (02-12) return transfer US$ 215.00
Per Infants below 02 return transfer Free

The following transfer charges apply for all reservations starting 1 January 2022 and beyond:

Per Adult return transfer US$ 450.00
Per Child (02-12) return transfer US$ 225.00
Per Infants below 02 return transfer Free

Please get in touch with the property for details on baggage restrictions. Guests must send arrival and departure flight details directly to the property at least 120 hours prior to arrival.

Guests arriving from international flights landing after 23.00 hours or departing before 08.00 hours won’t be able to arrive/leave the same day because there are no domestic flights scheduled at that time.

Children under 6 years will eat for free based on the rules and meal-plan accompanied by an adult, excluding alcoholic beverages.
Maximum 2 free kids per unit paid.
Mandatory green tax of USD 6 per child per night will be charged.

Please present the same credit card used to guarantee your booking when checking in / making the payment at the hotel. Please note that property may contact the cardholder for verification purposes.

Due to safety and privacy concerns the operation of unmanned aerial systems or drones by any of guests including model aircraft by recreational users and hobbyists is prohibited. However based on request, we can allow in some areas to fly the drone. Request to check with the butler on arrival.

Please note that the Crystal all inclusive meal plan includes the following:
- Meet and assist on arrival and departure by our airport ambassadors at Male International
Airport and Kaadedhdhoo Domestic Airport
- VIP lounge access at Male International Airport
- Sumptuous daily breakfast buffet at Magu restaurant
- An extravagant buffet dinner every evening at Magu restaurant offering daily changing
themes, live cooking stations, grill and BBQ
- Awe-inspiring lunch at selected venues Ocean Breeze/Zero Degrees poolside restaurant
from the selected menus
A food credit of USD 50 per adult will be will be provided if guest wish to have dinner at Kai or Ocean Breeze a la carte Restaurants

- A signature beverage list in all dining destinations containing a wide selection of alcoholic
and nonalcoholic cocktails, selected fine wines, beers and spirits, variety of juices, soft
drinks and hot beverages
- Zuzuu kids club access for the younger guests with various activities and in house surprises Daily entertainment program
- Unrestricted access to the sport complex, tennis court, football ground, gymnasium and all
in-door games. Complementary use of kayak and snorkeling equipment
- Complementary internet access in all villas and resort public areas
- The Resort reserves the right to change the Crystal Package inclusions without any prior

Welcome Drinks on arrival
Bottle of Wine

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Please inform Ayada Maldives of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

Magu: Closed from Tue, Aug 04, 2020 until Wed, Sept 30, 2020

Sauna is closed from Tue, Aug 04, 2020 until Wed, Sept 30, 2020

FAQs about Ayada Maldives

  • Ayada Maldives has 6 restaurants:

    • Zero Degree
    • MIZU
    • Magu
    • Ocean Breeze
    • SeaSalt
    • KAI

  • The prices at Ayada Maldives may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Ayada Maldives offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Turkish/Steam Bath
    • Cycling
    • Playground
    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Snorkeling
    • Ping-pong
    • Diving
    • Tennis court
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Karaoke
    • Casino
    • Windsurfing
    • Kids' club
    • Evening entertainment
    • Beachfront
    • Beauty services
    • Themed dinners
    • Beach
    • Locker rooms
    • Tennis equipment
    • Aerobics
    • Facial treatments
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Makeup services
    • Movie nights
    • Hair treatments
    • Open-air bath
    • Manicure
    • Happy hour
    • Pedicure
    • Haircut
    • Hairstyling
    • Body scrub
    • Spa facilities
    • Steam room
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Foot bath
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Back massage
    • Neck massage
    • Foot massage
    • Couples' massage
    • Head massage
    • Hand massage
    • Full-body massage
    • Massage chair
    • Fitness
    • Nightclub/DJ
    • Yoga classes
    • Fitness classes

  • Room options at Ayada Maldives include:

    • Villa
    • Suite

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Ayada Maldives by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 50min

  • Ayada Maldives is 14.9 miles from the center of Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Guests staying at Ayada Maldives can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Italian
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Halal
    • Asian
    • American
    • Buffet

  • Check-in at Ayada Maldives is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.