lti Maafushivaru Maldives *****

Country Category

5 stars


  • Located in the South Ari Atoll
  • About 25 minutes transfer time from Male airport
  • The island is about 350 m long and can be circumnavigated in just over 10 minutes on foot
  • House reef available

Facilities on the island include the following:

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in most public areas and guest villas
  • Bespoke Renewal of Vows packages
  • Infinity pool
  • Boutique
  • All major credit cards accepted
  • 24 hour reception
  • Foreign currency exchange
  • Multilingual staff
  • Laundry service
  • Doctors Clinic
  • In-villa dining


lti Maafushivaru offers 81 villas in different distinct styles, all offering direct access to the beach or with clear views to the ocean. The villas are well-appointed yet simple in design and architecture blending in beautifully with the laid-back environment of the Maldives. All come fully furnished with everything you need for a relaxing holiday close to nature.

22 Water Villas – 95sqm
Villa Occupancy – Max 3 adults or 2 adults 1 child.

These villas are built out over water and offer modern comforts along with stunning views of the lagoon. The bedroom features a king-sized bed and daybed. The bathroom comes with a rainfall shower and a bath with hot and cold water and offers views of the ocean. Outside is your own wooden deck with a seating area and sun loungers from where you can watch the multicoloured tropical fish swim by.

10 Beach Villas – 99sqm
Villa Occupancy Max 3 adults or 2 adults 1 child.

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

7 Beach Pool Villas – 120sqm
Villa Occupancy – Max 3 adults or 2 adults 1 child.

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

34 Water Pool Villas – 151sqm
Villa Occupancy – Max 3 adults or 2 adults 1 child.

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

8 Duplex Pool Villas – 184sqm
Villa Occupancy – Max 4 adults or 2 adults 2 children.

Built on two-levels, the Duplex Pool Villas are ideal for small families or individual friends who conserve the option by sharing a villa enabling each one’s self-indulgence. Both floors feature a spacious bedroom with a high ceiling on the first level. Each room consist of a king size bed, bathroom with rainfall shower and toilet, and a balcony on the first floor with amazing views of the turquoise lagoon. The second garden bathroom comes with a free-standing bath and an open air and indoor walk in shower. The outdoor decks feature a daybed, dining area and private pool with sun loungers.

Wine & Dine

An array of indulgent wining and dining experiences are offered to all guests. LTI Maafushivaru offers Half Board plus a Dine-Around All Inclusive Meal Plan. Half Board includes breakfast and dinner at the Cuisine Gallery. Half Board Plus additionally includes a wide range of both alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages including selected soft drinks, preserved juices, international branded spirits, an extensive cocktail list, draught beer, a selection of wines (by the glass), specialty coffees and teas, and house mineral water. Other benefits offered in the plan include complimentary snorkelling equipment and non-motorised water sports. Guests wishing to have the best lti Maafushivaru experience can book Dine-Around All Inclusive which also includes breakfast at the Cuisine Gallery, with lunch and dinner at any of the operational à la carte restaurants on LTI Maafushivaru.

Cuisine Gallery

The Cuisine Gallery serves breakfast with a wide choice of dishes, and for dinner, a combination of Mediterranean and Asian inspired buffets.

Moodhu Grill

Set on the edge of the beach, Moodhu Grill is our signature restaurant and offers high quality meat, fish and seafood, and a range of dishes from its tandoor oven.

Las Tapas

Enjoy light options from salads to tapas-style bites for lunch, to be enjoyed by the poolside.


Set above the Water Bar, Cielo serves pizzas, pasta, burgers and salads during the day, setting aside dinner venue of western cuisine in combination with Italian flavours.


Set over the water, enjoy this teppanyaki dining experience, that is also an exhilarating performance.

Library Lounge

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

Water Bar

An ideal place to chill out, just beside the pool. Enjoy a refreshing drink while gazing at the turquoise lagoon.

Destination Dining

For that special occasion, why not book your dinner in a private setting for just the two of you with a five course meal.


lti Maafushivaru is lucky to be located just a few minutes away from some of the best diving and snorkelling sites in South Ari Atoll. We offer diverse diving and snorkelling trips which will let you experience the wonders of the underwater world as well as activities on the water, including windsurfing and kayaking.


What better way to fully experience the abundant marine life and colourful corals than to be right there amongst them? Our PADI and SSI dive centre, with enthusiastic multilingual instructors offers a wide range of underwater adventures catering to all levels from beginners to experienced divers.

Yoga Pavilion

Preceding the Spa and Gym, lti Maafushivaru introduces the “Yoga Pavilion”. Conspicuous by its location, embraced by that invisible sea breeze. Guests are able to enjoy not only its spectacular ocean view, but on scheduled to greed that breathtaking sunset. Inhaling and exhaling enchanting various techniques rewarded by the goodness of self-care.


Snorkelling is a must in the Maldives. If diving isn’t your cue, you can still experience the beauty of marine flora and fauna while staying afloat with the aid of a snorkel, mask and flippers. Our team is available to help beginners gain their first taste of the wonderful underwater world in the lagoon before progressing onto the house reef or even a boat trip to snorkel at the Coral Garden. For experienced snorkelers there is a range of full morning snorkel safaris by boat to other reefs, all guided by the resident marine biologist who helps you identify what you see!

Water Sports

Our water sports centre has an array of kayaks and standup paddleboards. If you are new to windsurfing or sailing, our team will be happy to ‘show you the ropes’.

Evening Entertainment

The range of entertainment at Water Bar includes beach discos, acoustic music by two piece duo, stimulating discussions on the majestic ocean by our resident marine biologist and movie nights on the beach, under a starlit sky.


Océane Spa is the place where we blend inner beauty with the beauty of the landscape. Each treatment we offer is individually designed to help you realise your ultimate state of wellbeing. The Spa facilities include 7 treatment rooms (including the aesthetic beauty care room), consisting of 2 couple room, 1 couples suite, 1 aesthetic beauty care room and 3 single massage rooms. The Spa also includes a fully equipped gymnasium to help you keep fit whilst on holiday. Our signature product line, Voya (Ireland) and Yonka (Paris), uses hand harvested seaweed to provide organic treatments to our guests that blend well with our environment.