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COMO Maalifushi

Thaa Atol, Maldives

Overview

This picture perfect resort is located in the crystal clear waters of Maldives' southerly Thaa Atoll and is the only property there. Over the years, hotel has won many awards such as 'The Best Long-Haul Hotel' in The Times and Sunday Times Travel Award 2017. It is a real paradise for beach lovers and adrenaline junkies alike. Slip into the sea from your luxury water suite, get a relaxing signature treatment, dine under the stars, swim with sharks, learn about marine life or enjoy a castaway picnic! Shall we carry on? COMO Maalifushi is a fantastic option for everyone who wants to experience a paradise island holiday.

When to go

Maldives has a consistent temperature all year round. There are 2 distinct seasons. December to April is the high season. Rain is more likely to occur between May to November. However this is the best time to visit if you are a keen diver.
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What we love

  • The resident marine biologist holds an informative and entertaining twice-weekly talks about many areas of marine life, environments and ecosystems
  • Spend a night in a luxury tented bed beneath the stars on uninhabited island Lavadhoo
  • Resort has 32 diving sites (and counting) within an hour's boat drive.

Who should go

  • Anyone who loves the sea - spend your days being lazy on the beach, snorkel, kayak, dive or surf
  • Couples looking for a romantic and private gateway
  • Those who wants to experience once-in-a-lifetime holiday 

Offers

  • Free  room upgrade for stays from 1 Aug to 30 Sept 21
  • - from Beach suite to Beach Villa & from Water Suite to Water Villa
  • COMO Adventure:
  • - 30% off the room if you stay min. 5 nights  between 11 Jan - 19 Dec 21
  • - Free daily half board & 2 free activities: sunset bottom fishing, turtle expedition snorkeling, reef explorer snorkeling, splash net & dolphin cruise, local island cultural excursion
  • COMO Explore:
  • - 35% off the room if you stay min. 7 nights between 11 Jan - 19 Dec 21
  • - Free daily half board & 50% discount on the airport transfer per person & $150 resort credit per room (not applicable at the spa)
  • Stay & Save 2021*:
  • - 25% off the room if you stay 4 nights
  • - 30% off the room if you stay 7 nights
  • - 35% off the room if you stay 14 nights
  • - For stays between 11 Jan - 19 Dec 21
  • Stay & Save 2022*:
  • - 25% off the room if you stay 4 nights + free half board 
  • - 30% off the room if you stay 7 nights + free half board + 50% off on sea plane shared transfer
  • - 30% off the room if you stay 14 nights  free half board + free sea plane transfer + 60 mins massage for 2
  • - For stays between 10 Jan - 19 Dec 22
  • Early booking offer*:
  • - 10% off the room if booked 30 days prior; stay between 11 Jan - 19 Dec 21 & 10 Jan - 19 Dec 22
  • Festive discount:
  • - 40% off the room between 20 Dec 21 - 10 Jan 22, min. 5 nights, book by 31 Jul 21
  • - 40% off the room between 20 Dec 22 - 10 Jan 23, min. 5 nights, book by 31 Jul 22

* Offers are combinable 

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Bed & Breakfast

Easy way to visit and stay at COMO Maalifushi. The entry level stay on Bed & Breakfast basis will give you an access to the beach, gym and leisure facilities. You can add all other activities, spa treatments and meals on top and pay directly at the hotel.


Price from

£530 per person per night when sharing a leading room type category

The Programme
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Wi-fi
  • Bottle water and fresh fruit daily 
  • Beach bag and flip flops
  • Complimentary access to scheduled yoga classes
  • Complimentary use of snorkeling equipment
  • Use of non-motorized water sports equipment

Green tax of $6 per person per day will be collected directly at the resort. 

Exclusive Wellbeing Booster

Our signature wellbeing booster programme promises to relax your body and soothe your soul. Enjoy 3 wonderful spa treatments and one private class of either yoga or core connection. Plus join daily group yoga classes, simply relax in spa or have a lazy day on the beach.


Price from 

£1,540 per person for 3 nights when sharing a leading room type category

The Programme
  • 1 Full body COMO Shambhala massage (60 minuntes)
  • 1 Indian head massage OR reflexology (60 minutes)
  • 1 Private yoga or core connection (60 minutes)
  • 1 COMO Shambhala body scrub and application of hydrating oil (30 minutes)
  • Daily access to complimentary yoga classes, gym and other spa facilities
  • Ginger tea and Lemon Grass tea complimentary refreshments
  • Daily breakfast

Wellness

COMO Shambhala Retreat at COMO Maalifushi goes hand-in-hand with the private island resort experience. Treatments are based on Asian traditions infused with COMO's knowledge and expertise. Spa menu offers some all-time favorites as well as more targeted treatments. Massage therapies offer variety of techniques ranging from relaxing to invigorating. Body treatments will help you to tone, detoxify and re-vitalise your body. There is a separate spa menu for men and also menu for kids. 

Consultations with COMO experts, who can guide you into a state of greater wellness, can be arranged. Internationally accredited teachers are also available upon request and can set up a personal training session, yoga, core connection class based on Pilates, pranayama breathing exercise or meditation. 

Spa facilities include 8 treatment rooms which are set over the water, stream room (separate for male and female), sauna, Jacuzzi, open air yoga pavilion and a fitness centre. 

There is also a dive centre and resort boutique. 

Example treatments at COMO Maalifushi
  • Thai massage
  • Indonesian massage
  • Reflexology
  • Indian head massage
  • Guinot aromatic facial
  • Firming neck treatment
  • Marine algae therapy
  • COMO Shambhala ritual

Activities

Activities available at resort
  • Swimming 
  • Snorkeling 
  • Sailing lessons
  • Coral propagation
  • Kayaking
  • Stand up paddle
  • Windsurfing
  • Library



Activities available at the surrounding area
  • Diving
  • Surfing
  • Reef exploring
  • Turtle expedition snorkel
  • Night snorkel
  • Catamaran rides
  • Private charters
  • Lavadhoo sleepover
  • Dolphin cruise
  • Aqua safari


Typical Group Classes

  • Hatha yoga 
  • Vinyasa yoga
  • Sivananda yoga
  • Hatha flexibility dynamic movement
  • Core flow
  • Meditation
  • Guided snorkeling 


Sample Weekly Class Schedule

Please note - Classes are subject to change and seasonal adjustments


Rooms

Resort has 65 rooms, suites, and villas in total. 32 are located within the heart of the island in the lush vegetation. 33 dreamy overwater villas and suites are build over the shallow lagoon and each has its own private terrace so you can just slip into the sea from your room.

COMO Maalifushi is the first boutique hotel in the Maldives designed by Japanese architect Koichiro Ikebuchi. His sensitive approach to nature and respect for cultural authenticity is reflected in uncomplicated and compact design. All accommodation units are built using the New Zealand's pine with Kajan thatched roofs. Floor-to-ceiling windows open to substantial decks. This décor brings the sea, sand and sky into the heart of every room. 


Beach Suite
Beach suite is 101 SqM, nestled in the shade of lush gardens with direct access to the beach. 

Suites are spacious and private. Floor to ceiling French doors opens up to private terrace with a plunge pool with loungers.
Bedroom has a living area and there is also an outdoor bathroom. 

Bathroom has a bathtub with a separate shower.

Facilities include wifi, air-conditioning, ceiling fam, satellite TV, Nespresso machine. 

Water Suite
These over-the-water suites are 107 SqM and occupy their own jetty.

They have large bedrooms with a living area, terrace with a plunge pool and direct access to the turquoise lagoon.

Bathroom features a sunken bathtub and an outdoor shower. 

Facilities include wifi, air-conditioning, ceiling fan, satellite TV, Nespresso machine. 

Beach Villa
One bedroom Beach Villa is 116 SqM and has own access to the beach. 

French doors gives an access from the bedroom to the terrace and own private pool.

Bathroom has a bathtub with a separate shower.

Facilities include wifi, air-conditioning, ceiling fan, satellite TV, Nespresso machine. 

Water Villa
These over-the-water villas are 120 SqM. 

Each villa has a private pool, sundeck and full-length windows overlooking the Indian Ocean. 

The bedroom has a separate dressing area and a sitting lounge.

Bathroom features a sunken bathtub and an outdoor shower.

Facilities include wifi, air-conditioning, ceiling fan, satellite TV, Nespresso machine. 

What’s on the menu

Resort has 3 food outlets: MADI which takes its inspiration from the region’s fresh, tropical produce and abundant seafood. The food is light and full of flavour. TAI serves great Japanese and showcases sustainable caught seafood from the Indian Ocean. THILA is an informal and relaxed Maldives restaurant with salads, freshly cooked seafood and pizzas. 

Flexibility is key, local chefs always aim to accommodate food intolerances, the preferences of children, and discerning palates full of expectation.

COMO is famous for its cuisine. It offers a unique nutritional concept that includes organic ingredients rich in living enzymes, vitamins and sea minerals while still delivering on flavors. Food is raw, steamed or grilled for maximum health benefits. Chefs make ample use of the tandoor, a type of Indian oven that allows for fat-free cooking whilst introducing a wonderful charcoal flavor.

If you pre-book half board or full board meals these can be taken in Madi restaurant. 

MADI
MADI
Madi is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Restaurant also holds 3 themed nights each week. 'Middle Eastern Feast' night on Monday, Wednesday night is the 'Taste of the Indian Ocean' and seafood BBQ is served on Fridays. COMO Cuisine is also served at Madi.
TAI
TAI
Tai is a Japanese restaurant with a cocktail bar. Tai is open six days a week except Fridays, when a seafood BBQ is offered on the beach between Madi and Thila.
THILA
THILA
This is a laid back, easy going restaurant with an open-air pool bar. Restaurant is open daily from 11am to 11pm. Pizza Cabana is open daily from 12.00pm to 6.00pm.

Location

COMO Maalifushi is the only resort in the Maldives' Thaa Atoll' nestled in the archipelao's southern part. It is the ultimate away-from-it-all destination. There are some excellent breaks nearby for surfers. Divers will also love this place with seasonal whale shark and manta ray sightings. Lavadhoo, Maalifushi’s uninhabited private island, is perfect for a castaway experience.

Nearest airport

The nearest international airport is Male (MLE). 

From Malé airport you will have to take a sea plane. This transfer will take about 60 minutes and can be organised via us. Please contact us for details and prices. 

Airport representative will wait at the arrival gate and escorts you to the seaplane check-in counter. Please be advised that the seaplane transfer operates during daytime only. Guests landing after 3.30pm will be required to spend one night at Male, prior to transferring to Maalifushi the next day. 


Families, Children & Infants

Resorts welcomes all travellers. There is a wide range of exciting activities for children as well as kids club. Spa is accessible from 16 years of age. 

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Why Wellbeing Escapes?

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Our team of wellness travel experts have visited the retreats themselves and include trained holistic therapists and yoga teachers. Their expertise in the wellness field and the retreats allow them to match you with the best retreat and programme for your individual needs.
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As the most established specialist wellbeing travel company we are able to provide excellent added value with our exclusive benefits including reduced prices for single travellers, free spa credits, complimentary transfers plus free nights and additional benefits for our repeat clients.
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With over 15 years of experience, we have come to understand what our clients need from a wellbeing holiday. We treat each client as an individual and provide a personalised concierge service organising all aspects of your stay from spa and treatment programmes, transfers and flights with an efficient and friendly approach. Our continuous awards for customer service speak for themselves.