A unique Island Experience in the Indian Ocean gem offering small island charm with contemporary architecture and bespoke finishing touches. In the pristine South Ari Atoll, Lti Maafushivaru Resort in the Maldives is just a 25-minute seaplane journey from Male and offers guests the idyllic island experience epitomising all that one dreams of when thinking of the Maldives. An island over 350metres in length, Lti Maafushivaru is partially shaded by its lush vegetation encircled by white-beaches adjacent to a spectacular house reef where myriad of fish calls home.

  • Semi Luxury
  • 4 star
  • 48 villas
  • Seaplane
  • 20 min
  • 28km km
  • South Ari Atoll
  • Maafushivaru Island

Villas Type

Duplex Pool Villas

Built across two-levels, the Duplex Pool Villas are ideal for small families or friends travelling together. Both floors feature spacious bedrooms; the upstairs bedroom has high ceilings and leads onto a balcony with amazing views of the turquoise lagoon, whilst the ground floor bedroom leads onto the outdoor deck and beach. Each room has a king-size bed, bathroom with rainfall shower and toilet. The downstairs garden bathroom comes with a free-standing bath, an outside open-air shower, and an indoor walk-in shower. The outdoor deck features a daybed, dining area and private pool with sun loungers that lead onto the beach.

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Water Pool Villa

Situated over-water mesmerized in modern comfort, these magnificent villas offer the best Maafushivaru experience. The luxury space begins with the private walkway access to the bedroom and separate bathroom complimented by the stunning views of the blue lagoon. The bathroom features a freestanding bath, twin vanity and rainfall shower. Outside is your private deck with private pool and steps down to the ocean and a comfortable seating area with day bed and sun loungers.

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Beach Villas

Surrounded by abundant vegetation and located right beside the beach, our beach villas are self-contained with sun loungers on a private deck facing the sea. The bathroom is semi-open air with shower featuring an outdoor garden.

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Water Villas

Built over the water offering modern comforts along with stunning views of the lagoon. The spacious bedroom features a king-sized bed and daybed. The bathroom comes with a rainfall shower and a bath with unspoiled views of the ocean. Outside is your wooden deck with a seating area and sun loungers perfectly positioned to observe the multicoloured tropical fish swim by.

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Beach Pool Villas

Along the beach, just mere steps away from the blue ocean, the beach pool villas are fitted with king-sized beds, a modern signature silver glass crystal tiled bathroom, a twin vanity and separate indoor and outdoor showers in your private garden. The large outdoor deck offers an inviting day bed, dining area and your private pool with sun loungers.

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Over the tranquil but vibrant Indian ocean, take delight in an exhilarating performance by our very own Teppanyaki chef. This unique experience is accompanied by spectacular sunsets while your taste buds are set alight.

Lti Maafushivaru’s signature restaurant, Moodhu Grill, sits over the water’s edge at this majestic part of the island. Curated to offer guests a culinary experience through South Asia’s culture, innovation and authenticity, dishes at Moodhu Grill are made from regional produce inspired by the richness of the sea and the land.

Graze an array of Mediterranean and Asian inspired dishes at the outdoor poolside restaurant Las Tapas. Wrap a snack with your favourite bevanda (beverage) or sample our delectable ice cream and sorbet menu for a sweet treat.

Cielo meaning ‘Sky’ sits above the Water Bar, with sparkling views across the Indian Ocean vista.
Cielo is an all-day dining restaurant. Enjoy delicious salads, pizza, pasta and burgers during the day, and by night Cielo’s menu travels through western cuisines with a focus on Italian flavours.

Cuisine Gallery

Be amused by our delectable breakfast and dinner buffets, located next to the beach, overlooking the turquoise waters. Enjoy breakfast with a wide choice of dishes, and for dinner, a combination of Mediterranean and Asian inspired buffets.

Library Lounge

Our coffee shop serves a selection of teas, speciality coffee such as cappuccino and espresso, or hot chocolate during the day. Take away sandwiches, salads, pastries, tartlets are available for those who prefer something light.

Destination Dining

The possibilities are endless for bespoke destination dining at lti Maafushivaru. Whether it be a romantic dinner under the stars or a beach hideaway, choose your perfect location and curate your menu with our chefs for an exquisitely tailored experience, whatever the occasion.

Water Bar

An ideal place to chill out, just beside the poolside. Enjoy a refreshing drink while gazing at the beautiful turquoise lagoon minutes from the sea shore.


A wide range of entertainment programs including live music, DJ afternoons, movie nights, beach and water activities are available throughout the week.

The wellness centre of our celebrated beach resort in the Maldives also has a fully equipped gymnasium to help you keep fit even when on holiday.
Preceding the Spa and Gym, Lti Maafushivaru introduces the “Yoga Pavilion”. Conspicuous by its location, embraced by that invisible sea breeze. Guests can enjoy not only its spectacular ocean view but on schedule to greed that breathtaking sunrise and an even light on the other direction of the evening sunset. Inhaling and exhaling with enchantment in various techniques rewarded by the goodness of self-care.


Discover the utterly sublime and flourishing underwater world around South Ari Atoll. From silent cruises to experience breath-taking sunsets, exploration trips to nearby islands, or a fun fishing adventure, we’ve got you covered.


Our fully equipped PADI and SSI dive centre with enthusiastic multi-lingual instructors offers a wide range of underwater adventures catering for all levels from beginners to experienced divers. Beginners will become ‘hooked’ when they discover the amazing underwater world whereas the experienced divers are sure to see something new amongst the many types of sharks, mantas, turtles, napoleons, tuna and other smaller, colourful dwellers on the reef.

Water Sports

We have a fully equipped water sports center for adrenaline seekers. Whether it’s paddling around the lagoon on a kayak or wakeboarding, we’ve got it all. Our team is always available to “show you the ropes” if you need any guidance.

An oasis individually designed to help you realise your ultimate state of wellbeing. Our signature product line, Voya and Yonka, uses hand-harvested seaweed to provide organic treatments to our guests that blend well with our environment.


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