About Ayada Maldives
Ayada Maldives is a brand new luxury resort located amidst a pristine reef within the southern rim of the Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll in the southern Maldives, 268 miles south of the capital Male. The island based resort occupies approximately 15 hectares of undisturbed and indigenous vegetation and offers uninterrupted views of the breath taking Maldivian landscape. Ayada Maldives is committed to providing all visitors an authentically luxurious journey of the very finest on offer in the Southern Maldives.
Nestled within the lush vegetation of the island, guests can avail themselves to a variety of dining experiences found in the seven restaurants; each offering a unique culinary experience, an extensive & Health Club by ESPA, a renowned dive and watersports center managed by and tailor made experiences that will showcase the destination highlights of the Southern Maldives.
Given Ayada Maldives unique location within the central region of the reef, the island is surrounded by long stretches of white sandy beaches and a crystal clear shallow lagoon; an ideal setting to simply relish the uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean or to discover an myriad of exceptional and abundant marine life. Proximity to the southern tail of the reef makes this a perfect destination for diving and surfing enthusiasts who are keen to explore a unique and undisturbed seascape.
An unforgettable and indulgent journey of luxurious pampering awaits you at Ayada Maldives. Savor the infinite viewsof the spectacular sunsets,delight in the magnificent coral reef, unwind with rejuvenating spa treatments, revel in the long stretches of pristine beach, partake in authentic Maldivian experiences or simply relax with the impeccable personalized service by your Butler.
AYADA MALDIVES HAS BEEN DEVELOPED BY THE AYDENIZ GROUP FROM TURKEY, AND HAS BEEN RECOGNIZED BY THE WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS AS EUROPE’S LEADING TOURISM DEVELOPMENT COMPANY AND ASIA’S LEADING INWARD TOURISM DEVELOPMENT COMPANY.
“Founded in 1975 by civil engineer Ahmet Aydeniz, the Aydeniz Group’s primary focus was to be a leading player within Turkey’s construction and contracting sector. With the sheer perseverance and dedication of its valued employees since inception, coupled with the working discipline guided by the company principles set out by Ahmet Aydeniz, the group has consistently progressed through the decades and has expanded its operations immensely. Today, the Aydeniz Group is honored to have become a global organization with over 1500 dedicated individuals and numerous investments in the construction, tourism, food & agriculture and stockbreeding sectors.”
RESORT FEATURES & AMENITIES
• 24 hour Butler or Guest Relations Services
• A choice of 7 dining venues and bars offering international and regional cuisine
• 24 hour In Villa Dining
• 3500 sqm spa facility with a Turkish Hammam, steam rooms, sauna, hydro baths and a spacious relaxation area.
• Dive Centre offering a range of programs for beginners to certified divers
• Watersports Centre offering Catamaran Sailing, Wind Surfing, Surfing, Stand Up Paddling, Water Skis, Fun Tubes, Snorkeling
• Fitness Pavilion offering cardiovascular, weight and free weights machines
• Yoga Studio for scheduled or private yoga, pilates and aerobics classes
• 3 jogging tracks measuring 900m, 1200m and 1600m around the island
• The Shopping Arcade offering authentic handicrafts, retail items, jewelry and souvenirs
• Hair salon
• Kid’s Club and babysitting services
• Clinic with a doctor on call 24 hours a day
• Laundry, dry cleaning and pressing Service
• Complimentary Wi-Fi in all villas
• Library offering a range of magazines, books, DVD’s, CD’s and complimentary use of the PC’s
Additional Information (FAQ)
Ayada Maldives is situated on the picturesque island of Magudhuva located within the southern rim of the Huvadhu Atoll on an N-S elongated reef lodged between the Gazeera Reef and the Boduhutta Reef. The island occupies the central region of the reef and has a shallow sandy lagoon circling its entirety accompanied by a pristine sandy beach encircling the island. With the Huvadhu believed to be one of the largest and deepest natural atolls in the world, this destination is ideal for diving enthusiasts who are keen to explore a vastly undiscovered sea scape.
Upon arrival at Male International Airport, visitors will be met by our Airport Representatives who will escort you to the domestic terminal for the enjoyment of the services provided by the Airport Lounge whilst all formalities are completed. Visitors will embark upon a 55 minute domestic flight on the local domestic carrier "Maldivian" from Male International Airport to Kaadhedhoo Domestic Airport where once again you will be met by our Domestic Airport Representative, who will whisk you away to the awaiting speed boat for a 50 minute sea transfer to Ayada Maldives.
A 30 day tourist visa is issued upon arrival to nationalities upon arrival to the Maldives. Visitors requiring a visa extension are requested to speak to Resort Officials for assistance.
Dhivehi is the official language used in the Maldives, however English is widely spoken in the hospitality sector.
Maldivian Rufiyaa (MRF) is the official currency of the Maldives, however US$ is widely accepted throughout the hospitality industry and in Male.
Ayada Maldives' concern for the natural surroundings is evident in the care taken to preserve the natural vegetation and the diverse coral reef during the construction of the resort. Wherever possible, uprooted vegetation has been replanted in an ongoing effort to conserve the lush environment that is home to fragile ecosystems and to provide shelter from the natural elements. Special care was taken during the planning and construction of the over water villas to ensure that there was minimal impact to the coral reef and marine life.
Maintaining the natural and local environment is of paramount importance at Ayada Maldives and therefore we endeavor to evoke environmental awareness amongst our employees and guests whilst implementing sustainable policies to minimize our impact on the environment.
In recognition of the efforts taken to protect and preserve, the Green Star Diamond Award by the Five Star Diamond Award has been bestowed to Ayada Maldives. Recognizing and celebrating the intersection of first class luxury with environmental awareness, Ayada Maldives is deeply honored to be the first recipient of this prestigious award.
Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll
Republic of Maldives
T: +960 684 4444
F: +960 684 5555