Top Five Resorts for Luxury Family Holidays

With more than 90 resorts scattered across the beautiful island archipelago that is the Maldives, choosing the best resort for your luxury family holidays can be a challenge. We've selected our choices for the best family resorts in the Maldives each boasting a selection of family rooms, dedicated children's facilities as well as a myriad of leisure activities.


Located on the Lhaviyana Atoll, a short 125km flight from the capital Male, the Kanuhura resort is ideal for luxury family holidays. Kanuhura boasts 95 thatched roof suites with beach villas found just steps from the oceans edge and the stunning water villas built on stilts over the ocean. Particularly family friendly, the Kanuhura resort also offers a selection of duplex villas which are able to comfortably accommodation 2 adults and 3 children. Not surprisingly early booking is essential to secure one of these highly sought after villas.

One&Only Reethi Rah

Take your luxury family holidays to the One&Only Reethi Rah on the North Male Atoll and you will be suitably impressed. This stunning five star resort boasts a selection of spacious beach and water villas with a range of luxury amenities and even complimentary bicycles for you to explore the island on. Children are well catered for with a range of land and water sports, a dedicated KidsOnly club as well as a children's only swimming pool.

Constance Halaveli Resort

One of the finest resorts in the Maldives, the Constance Halaveli Resort found on a small island in the North Male Atoll is perfect for your luxury family holidays. With 86 suites ranging from beach and overwater villas to a luxurious Presidential Beach Villa, no matter how big your family is, Constance Halaveli can accommodate everyone. All villas boast their own private pool as well as luxury in suite amenities such as Wi-Fi, Mini Mac and LCD televisions. And, if you are feeling active, there are a range of complimentary leisure activities on offer including tennis and non motorised water sports.


Stay at Diva hotel on the South Ari Atoll on your luxury family holidays in the Maldives and not only will you find yourself in five-star elegance, but also one of the best diving regions in the world. One of the finest family resorts in the Maldives, Diva boasts a well equipped Kid's Club, teen facilities and a selection of unique over-water family water villas as well as interconnecting rooms. And, if you want to go diving while on your luxury family holidays, Diva also has its own five star Euro Divers PADI diver centre on site.

Angsana Velavaru

The Angsana Velavaru resort is just a 40 minute sea plane transfer from Male in the South Nilandhe Atoll. This boutique resort is ideal for luxury family holidays to the Maldives offering 79 beachfront villas each immaculately furnished. With a range of land and water sports, a diving centre and specialised KidsClub, there are no shortage of activities on offer to keep the kids occupied. And, while the children are busy, adults can take advantage of the specialist spa treatment options at the Angsana Spa.

Natalie Mudd is a family holiday specialist for W&O Travel, an online tour operator offering luxury family holidays around the world. W&O Travel has a dedicated team of experienced travel consultants to share their knowledge and help you to plan and book great luxury family holidays.

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