At a glance
- Premium all-inclusive options
- Seven restaurants
- Stunning villas
Despite having problematic laws concerning LGBTQ+ rights, the Maldives is one of Out Of Office’s most popular destinations. Due to the geography of the Maldives, each island is essentially run by the resort that occupies it. We work with an incredible selection of resorts, many of which have LGBTQ+ management, that are welcoming to the LGBTQ+ community.
Beach Villas bring the beach to your doorstep. These are very chic villas. They have open-air verandas and they give you direct beach access. You can also upgrade to a Family Beach Villa for more space.
Pool Beach Villas come with a private pool and sun loungers. The Pool Beach Villas are right by the beach too, so you can easily head for a dip in the Indian Ocean.
Ocean Villas give you the iconic overwater bungalow experience in the Maldives. You’ll be surrounded by the Indian Ocean. The villas come with a private outdoor deck.
This is the top luxury choice. The Ocean Residence is suitably grand for a romantic trip, coming with a private infinity lap pool and a separate nanny’s room.
Food And Drink
Heritance Aarah’s all-inclusive offers can cover five of the resorts seven restaurants. Ranba and Ralu serve breakfast in the morning from 7am. They offer an extensive buffet of international cuisine. Ranba specialises in a wide range of international cuisine – from the eastern hawker stalls to the western farmers’ market. A buffet to transport you across many continents.
Ralu’s menu is inspired by the French and Italian Mediterranean brasseries on the Riviera. Explore the mini buffet as the chef rustles up an à la carte menu of every-day favourites.
Head over to Ginifatu, a beach grill, for lunch. Enjoy freshly made seafood served to private pods of comfort – the waters of the lagoon surrounding you. Be sure to try the catch of the day on the plate and the popular ‘Rum Punch’.
Ambula is great for fine dining in the evenings. They serve Sri Lankan, Thai and Japanese cuisine, including tasting menus. Banni is an overwater Middle Eastern restaurant (exclusive to Ocean Suite guests).
Head to Hathaa to explore the vibrant food culture of different cities, from the streets of Bangkok and Tokyo. The space is transformed to the cities guests will dine at, every evening, giving you an immersive experience.
Right at the heart of Aarah you’ll find Bandhi Bar. Enjoy cocktails by the poolside with the leaves of the palms creating natural shade.
Exclusive to Ocean Suite guests, the bar, which takes its name from the lagoon (‘Falhu’ means ‘lagoon’ in Divelhi, the official language of Maldives). It’s located between the infinity pool and Baani restaurant.
Head to the Sky Bar for a truly atmospheric experience. You’ll be greeted with some of the best panoramic views in the Maldives. Head to Rahlu Bar for a large selection of Rum, including rum cocktails. The Infinity Pool Bar is the place to be for drinks as you enjoy the pool that merges with the horizon.
Maria GardnerLuxury Travel Expert
"The Maldives is a stand-out when it comes to luxury travel and our most popular destination. We are also proud to be able to work with properties that are welcoming to the LGBTQ+ community."Contact us
Jaike RoweLuxury Travel Expert
"Staying in an over-water bungalow is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that I'd recommend to any traveller. It's amazing to swim in some of the world's most impressive coral reefs and the sunset's divine."Contact us
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