Welcome to Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa
A luxury lagoon hideaway in the Maldives
Inspired by the essence of the Maldives, combined with a passion for culture, cuisine and design, Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa resort is a sanctuary for the curious and creative traveler to discover the European spirit of savoring the good life. Escape to Lhaviyani Atoll, where a pristine tropical forest, gorgeous beach and warm, crystalline water surround our hotel and villas. Overlooking a scenic lagoon, our hotel is a 360-degree canvas inspired by the formation of the Atolls, reefs and marine life. Spanning nine hectares, the island is a true castaway experience abundant with indigenous flora and fauna enveloped by a shimmering lagoon and coral reefs teeming with marine life, including pods of rays and turtles. From our overwater villas to our amenities, every aspect of our hotel's design takes a cue from mid-century design aesthetics and the rich European heritage of Maldives. Savor the sights, aromas and tastes of the Lhaviyani Atoll with six restaurants and bars and Explore Spa by Le Méridien.
If you need assistance booking your glamourous getaway or finding the best deals, please do not hesitate to reach out to us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org Savour the good life with your family while you chase endless summers at the Maldives.
Unlock the 360°
Through magnificent 360° panoramic views of our unique sanctuary of natural beauty and wonderful leisure, discover everything the Le Meridien Maldives Resort has to offer. Take a virtual tour of our isolated paradise at Maldives' most prestigious location, which will encourage you to book your next vacation.
Savor local dishes alongside Asian favorites and modern European tastes at this resort restaurant. Eclectic in design, this fresh, interactive restaurant complements meals with with the ocean breezes and endless vistas of Maldives.
Defined as “to eat” in Japanese, Tabemasu is a distinct dining experience where art, design and cuisine combine to create a chic dining journey featuring regional tastes that meld modern and traditional techniques with an haute-French mise en place.
This restaurant is a space for mindfully conscious dining and drinking in Maldives. Nourish the soul with wholesome ingredients presented in a light, uncomplicated fashion.
Velaa Bar + Grill
Bask in the Maldives summer sun with light-bodied wines, hand-crafted cocktails and light dishes. Once the sun sets, Velaa Bar & Grill restaurant is the essence of beachside dining with grilled seafood, meats and wood-fired delicacies.
Riviera Tapas & Bar
This restaurant brings authentic Spanish-style dining to the shores of Maldives. Inspired by the bustling boulevards of southern Spain, Riviera Tapas & Bar is a beachside playground where infinite ocean vistas are fused with warm Catalonian style.
The social hub of our Maldives resort, this restaurant transitions from a relaxed café serving refreshing eye openers, Illy coffee and deli bites to a sparkling evening spot featuring a modern apéritif hour serving artistic liqueurs and petite plates.
Chase endless summers and step out of your daily routine and into a glamorous getaway where wandering sans agenda and lingering longer are encouraged. An energetic mix of cultural and lifestyle programming at the resort is designed to celebrate the art of travel and unlock the heart of the destination. The resort features a marine conservation hub, a house reef brimming with green and hawksbill turtles, and shoals of marine life. Waiting to be explored is the resort's private island Bodu Finolhu, complete with tropical greenery and a 360-degree beach. Families can take advantage of the Le Méridien Family and Kids'Hub, with programming that includes folklore storytelling, art classes and marine conservation.Learn More
Invigorate the senses in a haven of natural beauty. Explore Spa by Le Méridien pulses with life, full of magnetic energy fused with artistic expression. We combine Ayurvedic principles with modern practices to address the needs of different Doshas, helping you achieve balance and wellbeing, inside and out. Perched over the turquoise lagoon, each treatment room fosters a sense of place through clear paneled floors with views into the coral gardens below. Be swept away by the soothing sounds of waves lapping below whilst bringing the body, mind and spirit into a perfect state of balance.
Le Méridien Family Kids Hub
Through an edu-taining program that nurtures discovery and conservation, the Kids' Hub aims to engage through a curated program that invites make-believers, aspiring inventors, junior culinarians, and little culture seekers into an immersive world where toying, tinkering, and free-play are celebrated. We offer a fun-filled schedule, 7 days a week, with outdoor activities allowing the children to experience the Maldivian spirits.
Waves Fitness Centre
Revitalise your body and lifestyle with Waves' dedicated fitness amenities. A dedicated setting with state-of-the-art equipment and views across the Indian Ocean. Take advantage of the wide-ranging strength and cardio equipment including treadmills, cross trainers, rowers and cardio bikes, in addition to weekly classes and personalized one-on-one fitness programs.
The Marine Hub
The marine hub is the launch point for diving into the resort's passion for the flora and fauna on land and in sea. Delve into our philosophy that places sustainability at its core, experience unique activities including mangrove planting, learn how to husk and scrape a coconut, go behind the scenes of the resort's sustainability programs, trail the resort's nature during the day and see the it transform at night. Discover underwater conservation with the resort's coral reef and restoration program, attend marine biology talks and learn about turtle and manta ray conservation. Education and conservation for the Maldives environment is the DNA of Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa.
The Green House
Eating, with its deeply local roots, has always been central to our physical, social and even spiritual existence, but never have we been more conscious of the ways in which our food is produced and consumed. At 430m2 The Greenhouse is one of the Maldives' largest state-of-the-art hydroponic farms that has been purposely designed to promote sustainable farming and consumption. The Greenhouse is a blueprint for the resort's food menus and provides a physical link between the plate and the Executive Chef's mindset - one not just occupied with creating beautiful food, but with the origins of the ingredients used.
Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa's 'Culinary Season' is the resort's premier dining programme where we showcase some of the best dishes, beverages and dining experiences from all around the world right. From Michelin star, award-winning to trendsetters, the resort invites chefs, baristas and mixologists from the world's top restaurants and bars to offer their unique talents, signature dishes and delicious beverages.
The ultimate movie-going experience, guests will be transported to Hollywood from the Indian Ocean. Set against the backdrop of the night sky, choose from a selection of classic and contemporary movies to watch on a private screen. Lounge in comfort under a blanket of stars, movie snacks provided.
With powder-soft beaches and the sun shining down, join the Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa associates for a friendly round or two of beach volleyball.
The creative arts space aims to educate and inspire guests during their stay through a dynamic mix of art programmes by the resident artist, guests will be invited to explore the Maldives through various forms of art and design.
Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa
Lhaviyani Atoll, Thilamaafushi Island, Maldives, 07040
Secluded in a southeastern pocket of Lhaviyani Atoll, Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa is located on Thilamaafushi, a natural island defined as "island surrounded by vast lagoon" in Dhivehi, the local parlance of the Maldives. 130 KM north from Velana International Airport (MLE), 35-mins seaplane north of Velana International Airport (MLE).
Savor The Good Life
Explore unique programs inspired by the brand’s European heritage. Born in a glamorous era of travel, Le Méridien believes everyone should explore the world in style.Explore
Le Méridien Hub
A modern reinterpretation of the traditional hotel lobby, Le Méridien Hub offers an array of opportunities for guests to gather, connect and simply savor the moment. Learn more about the unique signature food and beverage programs.Explore
Frequently Asked Questions
Please be advised that all tourists visiting the Maldives are given a 30 days tourist visa upon arrival to the country, regardless of nationality. To acquire the tourist visa, you must have a return ticket, you need to provide proof of accommodation in the country (resort confirmation document) and you must be able to demonstrate that you have adequate funds to sustain yourself during your stay in the Maldives. Additionally, your passport must not expire within 6 months of your expected day of departure from the Maldives.
Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa is located on Thilamaafushi island in the Lhaviyani Atoll. and the transfer takes approximately 35 minutes by a combined seaplane from Velana International Airport (MLE). The maximum baggage allowance per person is 20 Kg’s (Seaplane) for checked luggage and 5 kilograms for carry-on luggage. Seaplane transfer charges are as follows:
From 01st January 2023 onwards
Adults (12 years and above): USD 515
Child (2 years - 11 years): USD 258
Infant (below 2 years): Complimentary
When booking your international flights, please keep in mind that we operate in partnership with the Trans Maldivian Airways (TMA) to provide seaplane transfers that operate during daylight hours only and usually fly between 06:00 to 16:00. For arrival, we are able to arrange seaplane transfer for international flights landing at the airport at or before 15:30. For departure, we are able to arrange seaplane transfer for international flights departing from the airport at or after 09:00. Please note that all times are in local times.
Please be advised that the weather in the Maldives is unpredictable, erratic and localized making it difficult to correctly forecast the weather. Maldives is generally hot and sunny all year around with an average temperature of 25 and 31 degrees Celsius during the day. Being a tropical country, there is no season without rain but we rather have a less rainy season and a rainier season. You can expect less rain throughout from November until beginning of May. The monsoon season runs from May to October. Even when it rains, it is very unlikely to rain for days to an end but might rain for a couple of hours during the day or night leaving plenty of time to engage in watersports or just laze around in the sun simply doing nothing.
A rainy day is an ideal day to partake in one of our wellness activities at Waves Lifestle Hub or enjoy a soothing and rejuvenating spa treatment at our Explore Spa. Or just enjoy an exquisite meal at one of our restaurants complemented by carefully crafted beverages as Maldives is a very humid country and it is very important to stay hydrated even on a rainy day.
For the privacy of all of our guests, the usage of drones within the premises of the resort is strictly prohibited.
Yes, a range of packages are available on our offers page.
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World Luxury Awards 2022
Luxury New Resort - Global Winner
Luxury Oceanview Spa - Continent Winner
BCA Awards 2022
BCA Green Mark GOLDPlus Award
Dry Cleaning Service
Wake up Calls
Check-in: 2:00 pm
Check-out: 12:00 pm
Pets Not Allowed
Accepts: Credit Cards
Concierge desk service
Languages spoken by staff:
English, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, Hindi
For more information about the physical features of our accessible rooms, common areas or special services relating to a specific disability please call +960 400-8888
Main Entrance is Accessible
Close Caption TV
Deadbolts on Guest Room and Suites Doors
Electronic Room Key
Guest Room and Suites Doors Self-Closing
Lever Handles on Guest Room Doors
Safety Chains and/or Latches on Guest Doors
Viewports in Guest Room and Suites Doors
Water Footprint: 2914.43 liters per room night