Island Hideaway, Maldives
The Island Hideaway at Dhonakulhi sits on its own 1.4 kilometre long,
crescent-shaped island, complete with lush green vegetation, long white beaches
and an adjacent house reef.
Whilst the resort offers 43 spacious, private luxury villas and whole range of
first-class facilities, majority of the island has still been left in its
pristine natural state! A rustic celebration of nature.
Dhonakulhi Island, with a beach length of some 3,200 meters around the Island,
is a haven of peace, tranquility and serenity. The crystal clear turquoise
waters of the shallow waist-deep lagoon surrounding the island stretch as far as
the eye can see. The Island's uniquely rich and dense vegetation instill a
feeling of harmony and being at one with nature.
can choose to arrive at The Island Hideaway either by a 45-minute scenic
photo-flight from the international airport at Male', the capital of the
Maldives, or guests may also fly-in on seaplanes or private jets, or cruise
their yachts to the Island's fully-equipped world class marina.
Whatever takes your fancy and whatever the time of day or night, our resident
Chefs remain entirely at your disposal. They can conjure up a myriad of
succulent gourmet dishes to tempt your sensations and satisfy any taste at any
time. Our Chefs can suggest a menu specially designed for you using the freshest
of fresh ingredients or can personalise a menu to excite your palate.
All our restaurants are located on the beach front and have been designed to
ensure that guests have maximum sights and sounds of the Indian Ocean. There are
overwater dining areas situated close to the reef edge, ensuring that fish are
The Island Hideaway offers a whole host of entertainment and leisure activities
for those that want to do a little more than nothing! The following is a
snapshot summary of some of the recreational activities we offer:
Hideaway Water Sports - in addition to the 750 cubic metre Infinity
Swimming Pool facing the Indian Ocean, 32 metres in length and 22 metres in
width, with attached Jacuzzi and children's pool as well as poolside service,
The Island Hideaway has also made sure that all other forms of water sports are
catered for - from speedboat trips to catamaran sailing to water skiing,
snorkelling, windsurfing, canoeing and wakeboarding. And those wanting to
experience a bit of local colour can sail out on a traditional Maldivian dhoni
boat or their own yacht to one of the nearby inhabited islands.
Tennis, Fitness Suite, Beach Volleyball, Bicycle Riding and Silat - the more
sportingminded can enjoy a game of tennis, volleyball on the sand, jog along the
beach, bicycle along the hidden trails, or work-out at our Fitness Suite. For
the early birds, a refreshing session of silat is "just what the doctor
Cultural Excursions - we arrange excursions for our guests to significant
sites of Maldivian heritage and culture on nearby islands. One of the most
important sites is the Utheemu Palace situated on Utheemu Island, home of the
Maldivian national hero Muhammad Thakurufaanu or Bodu Thakurufaanu and his two
brothers who saved the Maldives from the Portuguese in 1573 AD.
Villa contains coffee/cappuccino/espresso makers, generously stocked mini bar,
personal safes, hairdryers, golfing umbrellas, torches, mosquito repellents,
bath-robes, slippers, complimentary toiletries, and all other amenities typical
of a 5-star resort. Oversize cushions and pillows scatter on the beds, the
day-beds and on the various sofas, again with a combination of materials
carefully selected for their comfort and aesthetic values, including cotton and
silk and many more..
24-hour in-Villa room service, Freshwater, Fishing Suppliers, Doctor,
Restaurants, Bar, Wireless Internet, IDD telephone, Laundry and valet, All major
credit cards accepted and foreign currency exchange available on resort, Airport
meet and greet on arrival and departure, kids club
The Hideaway library The Hideaway Water Sports Centre Tennis & Beach Volleyball
Fitness centre Bicycle Riding & jogging Organic Vegetable & Hydroponics garden
Sunset and Big game fishing Cultural Excursions The Hideaway bazzar Sifani
Jewellery Boutique Creche & Kids club Butler Service Wedding Ceremonies Live
Theatre, Shows and music, kids club, tai chi, mandara spa shop