Our private island retreat lies at the northern edge of the Maldives in the tranquil Raa Atoll, reached via a scenic 45-minute seaplane journey from Malé. Discover a picture-perfect paradise of powdery soft white-sand beaches and crystal clear turquoise waters alongside some of the most remarkable dive experiences in the archipelago.
VILLAS & BUNGALOWS
Enjoy a slice of paradise embraced by nature just steps from the beach. Our Beach Villas offer an indulgence of private space with a separate bedroom and living room, while floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors open fully to the fresh ocean air, a private pool and sun deck. Request Quote
Lagoon Water Villa
Treat yourself to the ultimate romantic escape in a villa perched over the lagoon. Unwind in the comfort of an open-concept bedroom and living room seamlessly flowing to a private pool and sun deck. Feel all your worries drift away on the breeze as the gentle lap of the lagoon waters lulls you into peaceful relaxation. Request Quote
Sunset Beach Villa
Nestled within lush greenery, steps from sun-kissed sand, these spacious villas are havens of privacy and comfort with a separate bedroom and living room. Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors maximise views and open to a private pool and sun deck, perfectly positioned to catch the magnificent Maldivian sunsets. Request Quote
Sunrise Water Villa
Wake up to the splendour of the sunrise while floating in luxurious comfort above the turquoise lagoon. These elegantly appointed villas feature an open-concept bedroom and living room for a spacious feel, with floor-to-ceiling glass doors that slide open to a private pool and sun deck surrounded by unending ocean views. Request Quote
Sunset Water Villa
Stretch out in the sun and dream under the stars in this intimate overwater sanctuary, designed to indulge you in elegant comfort and nature’s immaculate beauty. The villa features an open-concept bedroom and living room connected by floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors to a private pool and sun deck, offering a mesmerising front-row view of the sunset. Request Quote
Sunrise Beach Villa
Surrounded by lush greenery, these romantic beachfront retreats are located on the sunrise side of the island, where you can kickstart your day with the most captivating views. Feel at home in this spacious abode featuring a separate bedroom and living room extending to a private pool and sun deck, an invitation to lounge and relax. Request Quote
WINE & DINE
A true island escape experience, The Shack is our own private sand cay (giri). Two distinct trips to The Shack are available daily – a 4-hour day trip including a picnic-style lunch, and a 4-hour evening trip with a private chef to cook up a sunset BBQ.
Yakitori Bar is the place to be to indulge in sundowners, including Asian-inspired creative cocktails and mocktails crafted by our team of mixologists alongside fine Japanese sakes and spirits. Delicious smoky aromas from the robata grill permeate the bar and work to whet your appetite.
Pibati means “to drink, absorb, imbibe” in Sanskrit. This chilled beachside café satisfies your daytime cravings with comfort food ranging from pressed sandwiches to hand-pulled Roma-style pizzettes, organic salads, cakes and pastries, gelato and more, along with freshly brewed barista coffees, forest-friendly teas, juices and wellness concoctions.
Named after the local Dhivehi word for “chili”, Mirus Bar serves a refreshing selection of cocktails inspired by the region’s former Portuguese and Arabic spice trade routes and concocted with ingredients from our own herb garden. Here, you can also enjoy an extensive range of Old and New World wines, including organic and biodynamic varieties. Pair your drink with Spanish tapas and local bites famous in the South Asian region.
Umami means “essence of deliciousness” in Japanese and is known as the fifth element of taste. It perfectly describes the variety of mouth-watering experiences that await in this relaxing open space cooled by the gentle ocean breeze.
Japanese-inspired menus carefully prepared in our teppanyaki theatre offer a premium selection of organically grown vegetables, Wagyu beef and sustainably sourced fish and seafood.
In our main dining room or beachside, enjoy a wide range of traditional and modern a la carte Japanese dishes, including fresh-caught fish grilled over charcoal embers and served with delicate signature sauces, as well as sushi and sashimi featuring Maldivian seafood.
Thoughtfully sourced and carefully served, local fish is the star of the show at Seasalt, caught and delivered daily by neighbouring local fishermen. Enjoy the fresh taste of the sea in coastal cuisine that blends Middle Eastern and Mediterranean influences and traditions in dishes that burst with ancient flavours, spices and colours.
Breakfast includes a daily rotation of local and international favourites alongside fresh-baked breads. Lunch includes light and sharing-style dishes complemented by daily specials, while Seasalt’s signature salt-baked fish dishes are a highlight at dinner.
Facilities and Activities
Spa Alila features four double treatment suites, all with a private bathroom, shower and a floor-to-ceiling window offering views. Treat yourself to rejuvenating treatments and beauty rituals that put a contemporary spin on ancient healing techniques and draw on the benefits of natural ingredients to deliver pure luxurious indulgence.
Enter a whole new world of rich and diverse marine life in the Maldives or simply lose yourself in our lagoon, where the waters teem with exotic reef fish and stunning corals.
As one of the deeper atolls in the archipelago, the Raa Atoll offers abundant snorkelling and diving options to discover its rich marine life, from colourful corals to manta rays and sharks. Beyond swimming in our stunning house reef, enjoy easy access to the famous Hanifaru Bay UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve in the period from May to November. This protected marine sanctuary is the largest feeding and breeding hotspot in the world for manta rays and if you’re lucky, you’ll see whale sharks, which at times congregate here in their hundreds.
Reaffirm your love for each other under tropical skies on our luxuriant shores or our private sandbank, surrounded by the glistening ocean. Whether you dream of an intimate ceremony or want to share this moment with family and friends, let the joyful beat of bodu beru drums, exquisite dining and romantic in-villa experiences make this day one to cherish forever in your journey together.
45 minutes Seaplane from Male' International Airport. Atoll: Raa Atoll. Island: Alila Kothaifaru.