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Luxury Escape – Baglioni Resort, Maldives

Who doesn’t dream of a island escape? Swaying palm trees, azure blue waters, overwater bungalows… the Baglioni Resort Maldives ticks every one of the boxes that makes a true dream destination getaway.

On the island of Maagau within the pristine Dhaalu Atoll, just 40-minutes by seaplane from Malé, the Baglioni Resort Maldives has reopened this July with 88 luxury refurbished villas surrounded by stunning turquoise waters and velvety-smooth white sands.

Luxurious Bathrooms at Baglioni Resort

The Experience

The resort has been designed in meticulous detail to offer guests a tailor-made stay in the heart of the Indian Ocean with luxurious Italian style and uses materials and methods to minimize the environmental impact, while remaining steeped in luxury.

With three signature restaurants, a freshwater swimming pool, a sumptuous spa, stretches of pristine white sand and some of the planet’s most stunning scenery the Baglioni Resort Maldives is a slice of paradise with luxurious offerings to cater for all generations. 

The resort has partnered with prestigious Italian brands like Ferrari Trento, beginning guests the world’s favorite Italian bubbles, Frette, providing sumptuous handmade bed linen and bath towels, MC2 Saint Barth, for chic beachwear and Insìum, offering innovative anti-ageing cosmetics.

In addition to a plethora of watersports and activities the Kids’ Club provides entertainment to younger guests aged 3–12 ensuring that the whole family enjoys an unforgettable holiday. 

Sport & Leisure

Baglioni Resort Maldives features a state-of-the-art gym as well as a huge variety of  beach based activities such as volleyball and non-motorized water sports including pedalos, windsurfing, kayaking, boat trips and snorkeling with full equipment provided.

The PADI Gold Palm 5-star Diving Centre is a gateway to some of the finest dive sites on the  planet, with daytime, sunset and night time excursions available.

The resort also offers an array of unforgettable, personalised excursions including sunset and moonlit private cruises. 


From breakfast through to after dinner cocktails, there are delicious culinary offerings available at Baglioni Resort Maldives to delight the most sophisticated palate through the Resort’s signature Italian style.

Featuring three restaurants serving gourmet dishes and a relaxed all day pool bar, the menus on offer at the resort provide everything from gourmet tasting menus and lighter options to kids menus crafted especially for younger guests. Private dining and intimate experiential dining experiences are also available. 

GUSTO: Italian Cuisine

Open from 8.30 to 10.30 pm, Gusto offers a feast of authentic Italian cuisine, the centerpiece of a stay with Baglioni Hotels. With expansive views across the gleaming ocean, this is the ideal location for a  romantic dinner under the stars, with the seductive murmur of the waves in the background.

The à la carte menu features traditional Mediterranean dishes with a contemporary twist using carefully sourced, seasonal ingredients.

UMAMI: Japanese Cuisine

The gourmet culture of Japan is a perfect complement to the Baglioni Hotels style, as exquisite presentation and stunning flavours come together at Baglioni Resort Maldives’s Umami restaurant.

Each carefully crafted dish marries opulent design with the finest-quality ingredients. At lunchtime, from 12.30 to 3pm, the restaurant offers an ample selection of salads, sushi, sashimi and light bites and in the evenings, guests are dazzled with a flavourful à la carte dinner menu from 8.30pm to 10.30pm.

TASTE: Modern International Cuisine

Taste provides guests with a modern beachside restaurant perfect for all times of day.  From breakfast through to dinner, Taste takes guests on a culinary adventure. A delicious continental and Asian buffet breakfast is available from 7:30am to 11am whilst in the evenings  the restaurant transforms into Italian and Asian fusion cuisine in a buffet setting alongside an intriguing selection of carefully curated wines. 

The Spa

The Baglioni SPA is an oasis steeped in nature with a uniquely Italian design featuring open-air wooden pavilions for individuals and for couples, a yoga pavilion and a state-of-the-art gym.

The Baglioni Spa uses Insìum products, an Italian brand whose vegan range is certified cruelty-free by PETA.

The Spa menu includes Thai and Balinese rituals, personalisable massages to tone, purify and rejuvenate the face and body as well as treatments to strengthen hair stressed by sun and sea.


$$$ Rates start from £950 per night.

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