Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa: The Epitome of Tropical Luxury in the Maldives

The beautiful Maldives has a well-deserved reputation as the ultimate get-away-from-it-all destination. The archipelago of islands offers striking white sandy beaches, sparkling azure seas, lagoons as well as verdant tropical vegetation. Add to this the pure luxury and indulgence that guests can experience at the five-star Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa and you have a holiday made in heaven. This is why Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa has been recognized by the experts at Luxury Lifestyle Awards and selected as Best Luxury Hideaway Resort in the Maldives.

Situated on Dhonakulhi Island, Haa Alifu Atoll, in the northern Maldives, Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa is just over an hour by seaplane from Velana International Airport. The luxury, secluded resort has 101 opulent villas which are beachside or set over water, offering the ultimate in privacy. There are nine variations available, ranging from 130 square meters to 1,420 square meters, all set overlooking the magnificent beach and turquoise waters. The spectacular beach offers myriad opportunities for swimming and soaking up the sun as well as having one of the only fully functional resort marinas in the Maldives. Each villa comes with a personal butler to tend to every need, every modern amenity imaginable, including satellite television, air conditioning, minibars, and tea and coffee making facilities. There are even two bicycles in each villa which guests can use to explore the fabulous crescent-shaped private island.

Part of the Hideaway experience is time spent in the state-of-the-art spa. There are 12 treatment rooms where guests can indulge in a range of relaxing therapies like Balinese massages and ayurvedic treatments which include the Kerala and Abhyaga massages. There’s also a steam room, outdoor pavilion, relaxation zone, and a shop to indulge in some retail therapy. Guests can also enjoy hand and foot treatments at the manicure and pedicure stations.

Food is definitely one of the stars of the show at Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa where every meal is a culinary joy. Fresh vegetables are grown on site and the waters surrounding the paradise island are teeming with fish. And the resort’s Executive Chef Carlo di Nunzio prides himself on the farm-and-ocean-to-table philosophy that the resort’s restaurants design their menus around.

Matheefaru Restaurant serves up a fabulous selection of international cuisine with themed nightly buffets. It’s also the setting for a hearty breakfast to get the day off to a good start and there are two private pavilions that hover above the water and offer the ultimate intimate dining experiences. At Meeru Bar and Grill there’s fabulous fresh lobster and meat which is cooked on the unique Lava Stone Grill. Or guests can enjoy a range of authentic pizzas all freshly made to order. Fish lovers can also take advantage of the resort’s novel Fish Market Concept where fish of their choice can be cooked just as they desire, whether it’s fried, grilled, or even uncooked in the form of sushi.

How you choose to spend your day, there’s no doubt that at Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa, it will be done in style and absolute comfort. Finish off every day on the stunning tropical island with a tasty cocktail at the Sunset Pool Café Beach Club watching the sun dips below the horizon. Another taste of paradise to hold close forever.