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Welcome to The Residence, Maldives

The Residence, Maldives

Nestled on the island of Falhumaafushi, in the Gaafu Alifu Atoll, The Residence is a luxury holiday resort that promises natural beauty, relaxation and attentive hospitality. Surrounded by a turquoise lagoon that is brimming with exotic marine life, The Resort is home to a PADI 5-star dive centre, with a team of qualified diving instructors available to take guests on an underwater adventure, providing instruction to those who are new to diving. A water sports centre is also available, offering a range of exhilarating water-related activities.

The Residence offers a plethora of facilities and services to guests, including bicycles to use around the island, a babysitting service, and a buggy to transport guests around Falhumaafushi. The resort has a spa, offering a variety of hair and beauty treatments as well as restorative and rejuvenating massages, and a Kids Club provides the perfect place for youngsters to play. Guests also have access to The Residence Library, and the boutique and gift shop stock a good selection of souvenirs and gifts.

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Ninety-four villas are available to The Residence guests, each one with a superb view over the ocean. Every Beach Pool Villa is nestled amid tropical greenery with direct access to the beach and a private deck and pool while Water Pool Villas have a private pool and direct access to the lagoon. Every villa has been created taking inspiration from the island’s natural beauty using natural materials and thatched roofs to convey an authentic island feel.

Every villa contains bespoke furnishings and wall art created by local artists and provides modern comforts to ensure that the holiday is both comfortable and relaxing. Room amenities include air conditioning, LED television, complimentary wi-fi and a mini bar, and each villa is provided with a daily housekeeping and turndown service.


Bar / Lounge, Creche / Kids Club, Fitness Centre, Gift Shop, Restaurant(s), Sauna, Spa, Swimming Pool (Indoor)


Air Conditioning, DVD Player, In-Room Safe, iPod Docking Station, Laundry Service, Wireless Internet (complimentary)


Fine dining opportunities are plentiful at The Residence, with a selection of fine restaurants offering a large variety of cuisine from all over the world. Private dining is also available, where guests may choose venues such as the beach or private sundeck, and enjoy food crafted by a personal chef.

•The Beach Bar – The Beach Bar doesn’t just offer tasty cocktails and fine wines. Here guests can choose from a selection of light meals during the day, and after dark enjoy tapas and drinks in a comfortable setting.

•The Falhumaa – Situated at the end of a long jetty above the coral reef, The Falhumaa menu features an incredible selection of Western cuisine, using fresh seafood and grilled meats as well as a variety of locally-sourced ingredients.

•The Dining Room – The Dining Room is The Residence’s main restaurant, a beachfront bistro that offers indoor and outdoor seating. The Dining Room serves meals throughout the day with an a la carte breakfast menu, light lunches and an evening menu that provides a variety of Asian and Indian Ocean cuisine, as well as a children’s menu.

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