Huvafen Fushi

Male, Maldives

Set in a stunning tropical retreat

At a glance

44 rooms

The world’s first underwater spa is just one of the unique attributes of Huvafen Fushi Hotel, a sophisticated island retreat with truly stunning beach and over-water, thatched villas, a small fleet of traditional dhonis for charter, three very different dining outlets, pools, bars and a host of daily diversions.


North Malé Atoll. 30 minutes / 24 kms by speedboat from Malé International Airport.


Things to enjoy

Saltwater flotation pool, yoga pavilion, gym, catamaran sailing, watersports, PADI dive centre, Indian Ocean’s largest wine cellar, 68ft luxury cruiser, luxury Dhoni experience, private gourmet picnics, snorkelling, marine biologist on island.

In detail

The Beach, lagoon and ocean bungalows at Huvafen Fushi Hotel have private courtyards or decks, plunge pools, waterfall showers and outdoor dining areas. Some have glass floors to view the exquisite marine life. The Ocean Pavilions deliver the ultimate privacy with designer furniture, an infinity pool and a butler.

A visit to Lime Spa is a must, with its two glass-walled, underwater treatment rooms with the most beautiful views of the multi-coloured marine life passing by. In contrast, Vinum is an underground wine cellar, the perfect spot for an aperitif before dining in Fogliani’s pizzeria or in Raw, Huvafen Fushi Hotel’s specialist spa restaurant for exquisite flavours with a healthy emphasis.


In line with our commitment to offer our guests both choice and diversity, Small Luxury Hotels of the World properties offer a range of room categories for you to choose from.

Beach Bungalow

Beach Bungalows with Plunge Pool - Facing the pristine lagoon with direct access to the beach, the Beach Bungalows offer overhead fan, espresso machine, private bar, luxury bath amenities, day bed, safe, IDD telephone, Bang & Olufsen cordless, 32” Plasma Screen, Bose surround sound system with DVD and a sumptuous deck overlooking the beach with daybed and dining table. The private courtyard houses a plunge pool, open air waterfall shower and a resting area. Size: 125 sq. metres.

Deluxe Beach Bungalow

Deluxe Beach Bungalows with Plunge Pool - In addition to the offerings of the Beach Bungalows, this next category up has a much larger outdoor living area. The front timber deck is ideal for lying back and watching the flying fish as you laze on your day bed, sun loungers or dining setting enjoying the tropical setting. Out in your private courtyard a larger plunge pool is perfect for relaxing. These rooms offer extremely spacious living with an array of exquisite fabrics and an even more selective range of designer furnishing to relish. Size: 160 sq. metres.

Lagoon Bungalow

Lagoon Bungalows with Plunge Pool - These Bungalows with their split level layout lead into the tropical waters and feature a private deck with sala and a separate sun bathing deck which panoramic views. Your Bose surround sound system with its 40” Plasma screen has speakers on the deck where you can listen to your favourite tunes in your freshwater pool. Size: 130 sq. metres.

Ocean Bungalow

Ocean Bungalows with Plunge Pool - The aptly named Ocean Bungalows look toward the vast Indian Ocean for miles and miles. Exploring your three-tier deck, you find a freshwater infinity pool, dining area, alluring day bed and sunbathing terrace. The living room, featuring a 50” plasma and Bose surround system, is easily transformed from state of the art theatrette to a soothing massage room with glass floors to view the pristine waters below. Post massage sink into your oversized bath, cantilevered over the ocean and lose yourself in endless shades of blue. Size: 160 sq. metres.

Beach Pavilion

Beach Pavilion with Private Pool - The Beach Pavilion is pure indulgence with its avant-garde design private beach. The master bedroom on the upper storey offers views through your glass floor down to the infinity pool as well as straight out through your floor-to-ceiling glass window to the lagoon. Venture down a stairwell to your outdoor oasis with open-air shower and gardens nesting your Jacuzzi. The second bedroom has its own indoor/outdoor bathroom with rainfall shower and is own indoor/outdoor bathroom with rainfall shower and separate outdoor deck. The dining room overlooks the entry ponds. An expansive pool flows from inside the Pavilion out. A central living area offers a Bose surround sound theatre system with 60” plasma screen and DVD, designer fittings and unlimited luxuries. A ‘Thakuru’ or personal butler, is on call 24-hours. Size: 800 sq. metres.

Ocean Pavilion

Ocean Pavilions with Private Pool - A further 100 metres out in the Indian Ocean, these stunning Pavilions face the sunset and are the last word in pampered luxury. Privacy is assured as access to these wooden walkways is only to Pavilion residents. Your private infinity pool flows from the indoors out and blends naturally with the horizon. The main dining area has an adjoining butler entrance as to minimise disturbance. The master bedroom is open plan with an en-suite bathroom and an infinity bath, while the second bedroom has its own outdoor deck. A dedicated Thakuru is on call 24 hours. Size: 330 sq. metres.


463sqm-Nestled in a lush oceanfront garden enclave with direct access to the beach, CUBE is a sanctuary set in a world of its own. A spacious sundeck with two spa treatment beds and a yoga pavilion greets you upon entering. Once inside, the foyer opens to reveal the living room, kitchen with a walk-in pantry and dining room bathed in natural light. Your Garden courtyard houses a swimming pool, barbecue grill with lounge seating, daybeds and dining for four, providing a sumptuous outdoor space for relaxation. On the upper floor, the master suite and two guest rooms feature Bose surround sound systems, plasma screens DVD players. The master suite also has a connecting room with a fully equipped gym. CUBE comes complete with a wine fridge, two fully-stocked mini-bars, a game room with latest video game consoles and a lounge stocked with bestsellers and iPod playlists. A personal butler is on call 24 hours.


Known for its impeccable service and contemporary, naturally modern style, the retreat offers high levels of hospitality coupled with untouched privacy. Each of the bungalows has been designed to guarantee seclusion with their own plunge pool, sundecks and private beach. The bungalows are built using the highest quality Malaysian Balau wood and kitted out with 7x7 foot custom built beds draped in Frette linen, luxurious bath amenities, indoor and outdoor Bose surround sound system, fully loaded iPods, 32” plasma screens, Nespresso machines and a maxi-bar. Each bungalow experience is completed with your very own Thakuru (Maldivian Butler).

Directory of services

  • Anti allergy amenities inroom
  • Bell service
  • Butler service
  • CD / DVD library
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge
  • Daily maid service
  • Daily newspaper
  • Disabled Rooms
  • Doctor on call
  • DVD /CD Library
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Foreign currency exchange
  • Guests relation services
  • Hairdresser
  • High speed Internet in public areas
  • High speed Internet in guest rooms
  • Honour bar
  • IDD telephones
  • Internet / E-mail terminal
  • In-villa dining
  • i-Pod Rental
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Nanny service
  • Porters
  • Pressing service
  • Room service - 24 hour
  • Shoe shine service
  • Sommelier
  • Turn-down service
  • Voicemail message system
  • Wake up calls
  • Licenced Wedding Ceremonies
  • WI-FI in public areas
  • WI-FI in guest rooms
  • Wine, flowers & fruits in-room

On-site facilities

  • Beauty Salon
  • Boutique/Gift shop
  • Business Centre
  • Fitness Facility
  • Gym/studio (supervised)*
  • Jacuzzi
  • Library
  • Luggage storeroom
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Private beach
  • Spa (supervised)
  • Wine Cellar

Family facilities

  • Children's activities
  • Pool

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • German
  • Spanish
  • French


Huvafen Fushi’s restaurants offer a culinary exhibitionism of gastronomic delight that include all day dining restaurant Celsius; wood-fire pizza at Fogliani’s; regionally intelligent cuisine in Salt; 100% raw cuisine at Raw; designer cocktails in UMbar and a viticulturalist’s dream is Vinum. Located 8ft underground, the largest wine cellar in the Indian Ocean stocks 6000 bottles of wine and over 700 references from both the Old and New World. Destination Dining options are available and can be experienced on a deserted sandbank; in the Infinity Pool; on the deck of your bungalow and even on a Dhoni.


Open and easy, outdoor or indoor, Celsius, brings a luxe-but-laid-back attitude to dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Branching out over the lagoon with a white sand floored deck, delivering the finest taste sensations of international cuisine.

Restaurant details
Type: International
Dress Code: Beach Chic Casual
Opening Hours: Breakfast 07:30 - 11:00 / Lunch 12:00 - 17:00 / Dinner 19:30 - 23:00.
Smoking: No (Non-Smoking)


On the water’s edge, looking over the breathtaking infinity pool, indulgence is waiting in a UMbar designer cocktail.

Restaurant details
Type: Cocktails
Dress Code: n/a
Opening Hours: 10:00 until last guest leaves.
Smoking: No (Non-Smoking)


Innovative ‘Raw’ cuisine and a juice bar at its finest. Fabulous fare for those who care about their bodies, yet crave exquisite taste. Raw now offers an additional bar and lounge area over the reef where guests are spoilt for choice for sunset cocktails and after dinner drinks.

Restaurant details
Type: Raw Cuisine
Dress Code: Beach Chic Casual
Opening Hours: 11:00-16:00.
Smoking: No (Non-Smoking)


An ultimate dining experience over water. In the open kitchen, the menus, inspired by the array of sea-life that swim beneath you, fuse lish Mediterranean fare with the vibrant cuisine of the Southeast Asia. Savour the finest seafood under the skies in your private dining cove.

Restaurant details
Type: Mediterranean
Dress Code: Beach Chic Casual
Opening Hours: 18:30-23:00 - Except on Sundays.
Smoking: No (Non-Smoking)


An unsurpassed selection of wines from the Old and the New Worlds. Private dining options at the ‘Round Table’ will awaken your senses as our Island Sommelier takes you on a journey of all things vinum.

Restaurant details
Type: Private dining room located in stunning wine cellar.
Dress Code: Beach Chic Casual
Opening Hours: Open daily
Smoking: No (Non-Smoking)


Per AQUUM’s award winning LIME Spa is built overwater, 100 metres from the island. There are six treatment rooms overwater and two rooms underwater. These are the word’s first and only treatment rooms underwater and offer mesmerizing views of the coral gardens and sea life of the Indian Ocean. Each guest treatment, whether over or underwater begins with a consultation, evaluating your wellbeing followed by an intuitive massage performed by highly skilled therapists. The signature treatment, LIME Light Ritual is designed to be enjoyed underwater and embraces the essence of the Maldives with locally produced virgin coconut oil, lime and mineral offerings.

LIME Spa at Huvafen Fushi

Spa Treatments
  • Aromatherapy
  • Ayurveda
  • Body scrub
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Herbal wrap
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Indian head massage
  • Jet shower
  • Lymphatic Drainage Massage
  • Meditation
  • Reflexology
  • Salt Glow
  • Sauna
  • Swedish massage
  • Thai Massage
  • Thalassotherapy
  • Watsu

Thalassotherapy spas

Spa Treatments
  • Aromatherapy
  • Herbal wrap
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Thalassotherapy


For adventure, FLOAT offers jet skis, kayaks, wind surfing and PADI certified diving courses and one of the most iconic experiences at Huvafen Fushi, are the Dhonis, traditional Maldivian sailboats with indulgent modern luxuries. These 65ft handcrafted Dhonis glide out to sea for stargazing, Dolphin spotting, snorkelling, or discovering your own private sandbank. The Dhonis are fused with the latest technology and contemporary design where a Smeg fridge stocks a feast-in-waiting, Frette linen welcomes a deep sleep and Philippe Starck touches can be found in the living room and bathroom. A cutting edge lifestyle on a piece of architecture that’s all yours.


  • Big Game Fishing - Nearby
  • Sea Fishing - Nearby
  • Jacuzzi - On Site
  • Jogging Track - On Site
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool - On Site
  • Private Beach - On Site
  • Sailing - Nearby
  • Scuba Diving - On Site
  • Seawater Swimming Pool - On Site
  • Snorkeling - On Site
  • Water Skiing - On Site
  • Windsurfing - On Site

Meetings and Business

Most guests visit Huvafen Fushi for leisure purposes, however the resort offers all the latest technology for those that need to stay connected during their visit.

Business Services

  • Air-conditioning
  • Broadband Internet access
  • Data ports
  • Internet / E-mail access
  • MAC computer
  • Television
  • Wireless internet access

Caring Luxury

Known for its impeccable service and contemporary, naturally modern style, the retreat offers high levels of hospitality coupled with untouched privacy. Each of the bungalows has been designed to guarantee seclusion with their own plunge pool, sundecks and private beach. The bungalows are built using the highest quality Malaysian Balau wood and kitted out with 7x7 foot custom built beds draped in Frette linen, luxurious bath amenities, indoor and outdoor Bose surround sound system, fully loaded iPods, 32” plasma screens, Nespresso machines and a maxi-bar. Each bungalow experience is completed with your very own Thakuru (Maldivian Butler).

Getting there

Hotel Address

Huvafen Fushi
North Malé Atoll. Maldives MaleMaldives


Transportation will be arranged by Huvafen Fushi Luxury Speedboats as per the prices given below;. Airport transfer via speedboat is $160per adult . and $80 per child (under 12 years of age) roundtrip.. Infants of 2 years and under travel free of charge.. Airport transfers are subject to 10% service charge.. Private chartered seaplane transfers or on Sensuelle (Luxury Cruiser) are available on request..


Nearest international airport: n/a (Less than 1 Km.)
Nearest local airport: n/a (Less than 1 Km.)


Huvafen Fushi, in North Malé Atoll of the Maldives, is a breathtaking 30 minute luxury speedboat ride from Malé International Airport. Your ‘Thakuru’, or Maldivian Butler, will greet you at the airport, and a quick cruise will prepare you for a magnificently sensual escape into paradise. Check-in time is 2:00 pm. Upon departure, our Airport Host will be at hand to ensure that everything runs smoothly. Check-out time is 12:00 pm. All transfers to and from Huvafen Fushi will be oragnised by Huvafen Fushi according to flight details provided by the guests (international or local).

Near Huvafen Fushi

Malè, island excursions including sunset fishing on a traditional dhoni, big game fishing.


  • Huvafen Fushi, A Waking Dream

    Set within its very own lagoon, Huvafen Fushi is a naturalist’s wonderland, where the stunning environment – above and below the waterline – is an attraction in itself. Managing company Per AQUUM is dedicated to delivering exceptional experiences for guests while remaining dedicated to the sustainable development of the resources of the Maldives.

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