Lily Beach Resort & Spa

Piece, serenity and beautiful natural surroundings combined with excellent resort facilities and services makes Lily Beach Resort a perfect place for a restful holiday, fun family gathering or a romantic getaway.

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GEO Information

Huvahendhoo Island, situated on the south-east of Ari Atoll in the Maldives is a mere 25-minute scenic flight by Sea Plane from Male' International Airport to the resort, flying over the mesmerizing world of spectacular islands and unique reef-formations, infinite memories to last a life-time.

  • Introduction

    Lily Beach Resort & Spa enjoys a great worldwide reputation for its pristine beaches, lush tropical vegetation and the exotic house-reef just few meters away from the shore. The favorable location in the spectacular Ari Atoll places Huvahendhoo island in close proximity to some of the most amazing dive sites in the world.

    After an extensive renovation Lily Beach Resort & Spa was reopened in 2009 as a 5 star Luxury resort, introducing the unique, pioneering concept of “Affordable Luxury” - the first 5 star All-Inclusive Platinum Plan Resort in the Maldives.

  • Lily Maa

    Lily Maa is the main restaurant on the island, an open sided restaurant with sand floors and views of the lagoon, will showcase some of the finest cuisine served in the Maldives. Experienced International Chef, will conjure up a wonderful variety of ‘world cuisine', offering expansive buffets, aesthetically set-up. Two open-cooking stations add variety to a sumptuous and relaxed dining experience…


    Wish to have a unique fine dining experience during your stay? Tamarind the a La Carte restaurant offers Indian and Chinese fusion cuisine, presents you with a romantic & distinctive fine dining experience with signature dishes, specially created by the Executive Chef and a wonderful selection of wines to go with. (Tamarind is not part of the Platinum Plan – however each guest is entitled to one á la carte fine dining dinner experience during stay)

    The Spirit

    Informal and lively The Spirit is the ideal spot for chilling out… Sand floors, vibrant colour schemes, and day loungers, tastefully selected lounge music, and makes it a very exciting and inviting location of the resort to spend your fun filling evenings…

    Platinum Plan at Lily Beach

    Keeping the overall concept of 'Affordable Luxury' in mind, 'Platinum Plan' is a Premium All-Inclusive Plan, offering the discerning traveler absolute value-for-money and a hassle-free holiday with uninhibited enjoyment and peace of mind. 'Platinum Plan' will delight you with a fantastic array of quality services; including premium wines & spirits, sumptuous dining experiences, hand-crafted excursions, sporting activities, and much, much more!

    Platinum Plan Inclusions:

    ~ All Premium brands of Alcohol, Beer & Liqueur. The Spirit the main bar is open until 1am. ~ Unlimited Cocktails & Signature drinks ~ Good variety of fine quality red/white/rose wines ~ Collection of sparkling wines ~ Mini-bar Access: Mini-bar will be maintained regular supply of beer, wine, soft drinks, mineral water, and some nic-nacs ~ Combination of á la carte and sumptuous buffet breakfast and lunch PLUS fine dining dinner experiences at the main restaurant – Lily Maa ~ Mid afternoon snacks on the beach (two locations) with fresh juices and cold towels ~ Evening snacks (Maldivian, Indian, hot/cold canapes by the pool with tea/coffee/fresh juices/mineral water) ~ One á la carte fine dining dinner experience at Specialty Restaurant Tamarind once during stay per person. ~ Variety of fresh fruit juices, soft drinks, mineral water ~ Daily supply of 2 bottles of mineral water in all villas ~ Four brands of cigarettes during stay ~ Internet access on the entire island including villas ~ Snorkelling equipment with fins for every guest ~ Visit to an uninhabited island & fishing villages once during stay with hot snacks, soft drinks and mineral water ~ Sunset fishing once during stay (weather permitting) ~ Access to sports centre, tennis courts, gymnasium, all indoor games, all non-motorised watersports ~ Activity day once a week; various games, competitions, treasure hunts ~ Traditional Maldivian dance performed by locals once a week ~ Airport meet and greet on arrival and departure ~ Complimentary VIP lounge access at domestic Sea Plane terminal of Maldivian Air Taxi

  • Facilities

    ~ Fully equipped Dive Centre: Ocean Pro
    ~ Internet Cafe
    ~ 2 Fresh Water Swimming Pools with Bar (Vibes - Size 160sqm. and Aqua - Size 228sqm.)

    Diving with Ocean Pro

    With exceptional dive sites in the area Lily Beach has access to more than 40 dive sites. “Ocean Pro” Dive Centre offer theory & practical lessons (English, German, Spanish, and French & Swiss) by a professional European Team of colleagues with knowledge of the best dive sites and wrecks within the vicinity and afar…

    A choice for everyone, beginners to advance, and all courses are conducted by PADI standards. Children 8-11 years can enjoy the Bubble-makers course too…


    The house reef at Huvahendhoo is perfect for beginners as well as experienced snorkelers. It has 8 entry/exit points, each marked for your convenience. On the reef you can see sting rays, eagle rays, morays, turtles, lion fish, parrot fish, scorpion fish, frog fish, cleaner stations, reef sharks just to mention a few. During the southwest monsoon season (May-Nov), you may even catch a glimpse of manta's and even whale sharks.

    Night snorkeling is also available, with lamps hired from the dive centre for a truly unique experience.


    A fully-fledged water sports centre is equipped with all non-motorized activities including:

    ~ Canoeing
    ~ Windsurfing
    ~ Surf bikes
    ~ Wake boarding
    ~ Banana boat rides
    ~ Catamaran sailing

    Leisure, Recreation & Entertainment

    There are an array of recreation and activities on offer, including:

    ~ An up-to-date gymnasium and sports complex
    ~ Flood-lit tennis courts
    ~ Table tennis
    ~ Darts
    ~ Carom
    ~ Billiards/pool
    ~ Beach volleyball
    ~ Excursions including island hopping, big game fishing, sunrise fishing, night fishing and snorkelling safari
    ~ In the evening enjoy live music, traditional local music and cultural variety shows, disco and beach games

    Kids Club - Turtles At Huvahendhoo

    The resort endeavour to make youngest clients' vacation – an absolute delight, Turtles at Huvahendhoo, offers a variety of kids club programs to make their holiday, fun-filled, adventurous & exciting…A creative and experienced team of professionals are on hand to assist with wide choice of activities – both indoors and outdoors.

    Facilities offered include Indoor & Outdoor play areas. The Indoor area will be air-conditioned with wooden flooring. It will have soft couches, oversized day beds, a small library, variety of board games, various sizes of stuffed toys, low seating arrangements, an assortment of cartoons/ Children Movies DVDs. Outdoor area will have sandy flooring with tree shades, outdoor play units (Swings, see-saw, local children outdoor games), and bicycles to ride.

    Activities include Treasure Hunt, Crab Race, Painting/Drawing Competitions, Sandcastle Making, Balloon Race, ‘Make your own Sandwich', as well as a guided Island tour.

    Baby sitting services (chargeable) would also be available at the ‘Turtles'. Children from ages 4-12 yrs are welcome to the ‘Turtles'.

  • Tamara Spa

    Tamara Spa (Sanskrit for ‘Lily') is designed for absolute tranquillity in soothing earthy colours with organic textures, over a serene beautiful lagoon, in the middle of the Indian Ocean. It offers holistic therapies that reach far beyond the traditional spa experience.

    The core philosophy of Tamara is to capture the positive energy of this wonderful universe, within the heart of the complex - the lounge - and then, reroute this energy to the seven treatment rooms circling, each formed like the traditional Maldivian boat – Dhoni.

    Quintessentially, by honoring the positive energies of this universe, Tamara promises to deliver a wholesome and complete Spa experience, providing the right balance and harmony for the spirit, within the blissful environment.

    Spa Treatments

    Tamara Spa offers state-of-the-art rituals, treatments, wraps, scrubs, facials and other beauty treatments, to bring back that glow into you with a perfect blend of nature, harmony & balance! Offering a combination of customized rituals & treatments with specially created oils, under the ‘Tamara Natural Line' as well as exclusive treatments and rituals from the internationally renowned luxury beauty treatment brand – ‘Terrake'

    Terrake takes the true spa connoisseur on a journey away from the pressures of modern life with treatments and products that replenish and enhance the body, the mind – and maybe even the soul… Terrake rituals include a microclimate cocoon to gently ease into relaxation through music, tea, fragrance, and relaxing massage.

  • Really Enjoyed Snorkeling, wide Range of Food, Great Staff

    Lily Beach Resort is amazing!! We really enjoyed the snorkeling and the amazing array of fishes and beautiful corals that Maldives has to offer! The resort is very nice and the staff work very hard to make sure our rooms are clean and we have a wide range of food to choose from. Thanks for arranging our stay!


Rooms & Suites

The resort has been extensively upgraded to a high quality, luxury experience. Only natural materials are used for all its Villas as well as Public areas. The final product is a fusion of contemporary design and local Maldivian architecture. It is a wonderful combination of wood, different kinds of natural stones and modern design, which blend in creatively with the natural surroundings of the island.

Sunset Water Suite

4 suites individually designed and ultra-private, these Grand Water Suites on the sunset side of the island are truly the pride of the resort, each with its own individual butler service catering to your every whim. They offer uncompromising views of the ocean with an amazing private deck and direct lagoon. Facilities ~ 24 Hours Private

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Beach Family Villa

Two interconnecting Beach Villas nestled along the shores of pristine beaches, elegant and smartly designed villas with natural wood flooring in the bedroom and stone flooring in the bathroom, a queen-sized bed, vibrant colour schemes, and an over-sized day bed and 29" LCD flat screen.

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Deluxe Water Villa

Romantic and very private; with a distance of 15-feet between each villa, these villas are aesthetically appointed with a single piece hand-crafted standalone bathtub with Jacuzzi and an additional medium-sized Jacuzzi pool on the deck offering a fantastic view of the entire lagoon accessible by your private stairs. A combination of natural

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Lagoon Villa

Set on the coast line of the tropical garden, Lagoon villa emphasizes the exclusive nature of the resort with interiors retaining a distinctive Maldivian charm. The Villas feature an outdoor bathroom with Jacuzzi Bathtub, and a sea-facing terrace with a private beachfront. Facilities ~ Private terrace with direct access to the lagoon

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Beach Villa

Nestled amidst the vegetation along the pristine white beach, the elegantly designed Beach Villas feature natural wood & stone flooring, open-air bathroom, private outdoor setting with direct access to the beach. Facilities ~ Private Deck with direct access to the beach ~ Outdoor Bathroom with Jacuzzi Bathtub, WC and Shower ~ Queen-size

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