The perfect combination of modern elegance and spectacular diving.
- Located on Faafu Atoll
- House reef diving with pelagic fish
- 125 rooms and villas
- Daily diving with Werner Lau
- Spacious and modern resort
- Relaxing spa
Filitheyo Island Resort is a modern and stylish four star hotel located in the unspoiled Faafu Atoll just 40 minutes from Male international airport. This resort offers spacious contemporary accommodation located on the edge of the dense and luscious vegetation of palm trees, rubber trees, mangroves and scaebola trees at the heart of an exotic island. The outstanding reef runs through the entire length of two sides of the island and eventually meets at the western end with seven entry points. On the northern edge, entry points can drop over 90 metres into the blue and give divers the amazing opportunity to have close encounters with eagle rays, white-tip reef sharks and snapper right on the reef edge.
40 minutes from international airport by seaplane
The resort offers a choice of excellent accommodation which has been designed to ensure guests go home with the best Maldivian experience. All bungalows blend in harmoniously with their natural surroundings. There are 15 deluxe villas, 94 superior villas and 16 water villas all available on a full board or all inclusive basis. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the main restaurant, a buffet style service encompassing international cuisines from all over the world and with a 14 day rotation on menus it guarantees a variety of food for you to enjoy during your stay. For special occasions a gourmet menu can be obtained including a romantic dinner on the beach. The main bar, Filitheyo Bar offers a variety of beverages with happy hour between 4 and 6pm, an experience not to be missed. Alternatively in the evening you can just unwind at the Sunset Restaurant & Bar located at the tip of the island offering freshly blended juice, cocktails, coffees and snacks.
All around Filitheyo Resort you will see an array of beautiful blue tones and white sand, palm trees swaying in the sea breeze and tropical flowers make this exotic picture complete. When you are not diving, you can spend your days enjoying the stunning sandy beaches and swimming the blue waters of the Indian Ocean. During February and March it is possible to see the turtles coming up onto the beach to lay their eggs. For the watersports enthusiastic there is an array of activities available for an extra cost including windsurfing, canoeing, sailing and catamarans. Daily goings-on such as volleyball, table tennis, billiards, library, internet access, gym and a selection of board games will also keep even the busiest of people entertained. For those seeking pure relaxation head on down to the spa, transform your holiday with one of the blissful treatments that will relax, heal and leave you feeling completely pampered.
Diving experiences around the resort are rich with abundant fish life, majestic caves, overhangs, wonderfully colourful coral and pelagic marine life. Well known dive sites in the area include Filitheyo Kandu incorporating 3 smaller dives Filitheyo Thila, Filitheyo Outside and Dolphin Corner all exceptional for novice and experienced divers offering a range of dives from 10 to 30 metres. On these dives alone blue lined snappers, eagle rays, moorish idols, napoloeon wrasse, oriental sweetlips, stingray and triggerfish to name but a few can be spotted.
The Maldivian Government has implemented 3.5% GST (Goods and Service Tax) from the 01st January 2011. This Tax will be charged to all clients for all services provided at the resort, which will also include additional diving services. Pre-booked hotel prices include this charge.