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The Residence Maldives

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Private beach, white sand, sun-loungers, beach umbrellas
Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk
Breakfast area

Overview of The Residence Maldives

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The Residence Maldives

5.0 star property
Beachfront resort in Falhumaafushi with outdoor pool, beach bar
9.2 out of 10 Superb
9.2/10 Superb

96 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Airport transfer
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Connecting rooms available
The price is AU$1,881
Price available on 9/6/2023
Falhumaafushi, Falhumaafushi
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On a private beach
  • 3 restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Health club
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Free use of bicycles
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach sunloungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach bar
Feel at home
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Separate bath and shower
  • Television
  • Garden

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • On a private beach

Getting around

  • Kooddoo (GKK) - 4.5 miles/7.2 km
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Vistas
  • Alita
  • Pool Bar
  • Li Bai
  • Cafe Del Sol

About this property

The Residence Maldives

The Residence Maldives offers a private beach where you can enjoy beach umbrellas, beachside drinks and sunloungers, plus you'll have access to on-site scuba-diving, snorkelling and parasailing. Guests in the mood for pampering can indulge in deep-tissue massages, body wraps and manicures and pedicures, and the outdoor pool provides fun for everyone. The Dining Room, one of 3 restaurants, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. A bar/lounge, a health club and a fitness centre are other highlights at this luxurious resort. Fellow travellers like the pool and helpful staff.


Chinese (Mandarin), English, French, Japanese, Korean, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 94 units


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 2 PM
  • Express check-in available
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Guests must transfer via aeroplane and boat to the property; guests must contact the property at least 72 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking
  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • Guests must arrange transfers (surcharge) from Male International Airport to the property, which is a 55 minute flight to Kooddoo domestic airport and then 7 minutes by speedboat to the resort. Baggage allowance is 20 kg per person and 5 kg for carry-ons; excess baggage fees are payable at the airport. To guarantee transfers, guests must contact the property with their flight details at least 7 days before their expected arrival. Please contact the hotel office using the information on the confirmation received after booking. The transfer flights operate between 5 AM and 11:30 PM.
  • The additional fee (payable at the property) covers mandatory transfer fees for guests ages 13-17.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Babysitting*


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas (2-device limit)
  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms (speed: 25+ Mbps; 2-device limit)


  • Airport shuttle from 10 AM to 11:30 PM*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • 3 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Beach bar
  • Coffee shop
  • BBQs
  • Private dining
  • Private picnics
  • 24-hour room service

Travelling with children

  • Babysitting (surcharge)

What to do

  • On a private beach
  • Yoga classes
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Waterskiing
  • Windsurfing
  • Fishing


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Free bike hire
  • Beach sunloungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Romance packages


  • Built in 2012
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Health club
  • An outdoor pool
  • Spa services
  • Sauna
  • Steam room


  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Accessible airport shuttle

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • DVD player
  • 40-inch LED TV
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Espresso maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Dressing gowns and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
  • Free cot/infant bed
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)

What to enjoy

  • Deck or patio

Freshen up

  • Partially open bathroom
  • Separate bath and shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste (on request)
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi (speed of 25+ Mbps and 2-device limit)
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Mini fridge
  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages and facials.


The Dining Room – This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
The Falhumaa – Overlooking the ocean, this fine-dining restaurant specialises in French cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required. Open daily.
The Beach Bar – This bar overlooks the ocean. Open daily.
Long Island - Dhigurah – This beachfront fine-dining restaurant specialises in Italian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Reservations are required. Open daily.
Café Del Sol - Dhigurah – This poolside café specialises in Mediterranean cuisine and only serves lunch. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) gala dinner per adult: USD 270
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) gala dinner per child: USD 135 (from 3 to 12 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) gala dinner per adult: USD 359
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) gala dinner per child: USD 180 (from 3 to 12 years old)
  • Aeroplane and boat transfer per adult: USD 405 (return)
  • Transfer service fee per child: USD 335 (return), from 1 to 12 years old
  • Additional fee for children (from 13 years old to 17 years old): USD 405 per person, per stay
The additional fee covers transfer fees for guests ages 13-17.

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 450 per person (return)

Children & extra beds

  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for USD 372.0 per night
  • Airport shuttle service for children up to age 11 costs USD 370 (return)

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Individually wrapped food options are available through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
This property does not have lifts.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards on site.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Maldives Residence
Residence Maldives
Residence Maldives Falhumaafushi
Residence Maldives Hotel
Residence Maldives Hotel Falhumaafushi
The Residence Maldives Falhumaafushi
Residence Maldives Resort Falhumaafushi
Residence Maldives Resort
The Residence Maldives Resort
The Residence Maldives Falhumaafushi
The Residence Maldives Resort Falhumaafushi

Frequently asked questions

Does The Residence Maldives offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Residence Maldives does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at The Residence Maldives?
As of 5 June 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Residence Maldives on 9 June 2023 start from AU$1,881, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Residence Maldives?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at The Residence Maldives?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at The Residence Maldives?
Sorry, neither pets nor service animals are allowed.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by The Residence Maldives?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available from 10 AM to 11:30 PM. The charge is USD 450 per person return.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Residence Maldives?
You can check in from 2 PM - 2 PM. Check-out time is noon. Express check-in is available.
What is there to do at The Residence Maldives and nearby?
Have fun with on-site activities such as kayaking, parasailing and sailing. Additional recreation on-site includes yoga. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the resort's other amenities, which include a private beach and a sauna. The Residence Maldives also has a steam room and a picnic area, as well as a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The Residence Maldives?
Yes, there are 3 on-site restaurants, featuring beachfront dining, French cuisine and ocean views.
Does The Residence Maldives have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a deck or patio.







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10/10 Exceptional

Richa, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great hotel, amazing staff, sevices and location
Best services ever. Amazing food. Top location and very nice villas. The room service and house keeping were great.
Gabriela Elena, 8-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Very freindly staff, quiet ambiance
Jesper, 5-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Unfortunately, Expedia sold us in all inclusive, which did NOT include drinks. We had to pay an upgrade at the hotel. We asked Expedia for help and they have entirely ignored our request.
Javier, 10-night romance trip
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2/10 Poor

Karanpreet Singh, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Anzhelika, 9-night trip
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6/10 Good

over all it was. a nice place. Pretty expensive the food and the activities.
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10/10 Exceptional

Went there on our honeymoon. Loved everything about the property. Great food, great people, enjoyed all the activities, spa was memorable.
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10/10 Exceptional

Heaven on earth
Amazing place, heaven on earth. Great service, great villas
3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great experience!
Maurice Tanner, 5-night romance trip
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