Lily Beach Resort & Spa enjoys a great worldwide reputation for its pristine beaches, lush tropical vegetation and the exotic house-reef just few meters away from the shore. The favorable location in the spectacular Ari Atoll places Huvahendhoo island in close proximity to some of the most amazing dive sites in the world.

Piece, serenity and beautiful natural surroundings combined with excellent resort facilities and services makes Lily Beach Resort a perfect place for a restful holiday, fun family gathering or a romantic getaway. After an extensive renovation Lily Beach Resort & Spa was reopened in 2009 as a 5 star Luxury resort, introducing the unique, pioneering concept of “Affordable Luxury” – the first 5 star All-Inclusive Platinum Plan Resort in the Maldives.

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Admist all the fun and frolic,the over-water Spa pavilions are designed to be a sanctuary for the inner self, refreshing and rejuvenating your spirit as well as your physical being. The unique glass floor in combination wiA place created solely to soothe your senses, nurture your body, mind and soul.

The privacy and tranquility of the outdoor lounge coupled with the mesmerizing view of the azure lagoon will drift you into a realm of blissful happiness and total relaxation. As a compliment to your over–all experience, Mandara’s special signature treatments will stimulate your senses and revitalize your body by taking you to a whole new level of peace and self indulgence.


During the day: State-of-the-art gymnasium, a full-fledged Water Sports Centre equipped with non-motorized activities including canoeing, windsurfing, wake boarding, catamaran sailing, and motorized sports such as fun-tube and exhilarating banana-boat rides. The Sports Complex has a floodlit tennis court, table tennis, darts, billiard/pool and beach volleyball. Take trips, go island hopping, big game fishing, sunrise fishing, or on a snorkeling safari.

In the Evening: Live music, traditional local music and variety show, group games, disco, night fishing, and various beach games.

Other facilities include a fully equipped Dive Centre, Sports Complex, ‘The Turtles’ Kid’s Club and two freshwater swimming pools with bars on two different locations; at ‘Vibes’ and ‘AQVA’.

Ocean Pro Diving


The OCEAN-PRO Dive Team welcomes all guests who want to enjoy the world famous South Ari
Atoll dive sites.You will find a very spacious diving school with all the amenities a diver can ask for. No guest
carries his/her equipment to the diving boat, 6 days non limit diving without visiting a dive site twice
is normal and small repairs of equipment is also part of our service.

The big and protected lagoon with its clear and calm waters and the superb house reef of
Huvahendhoo are ideal for conducting beginner courses.The Base Leader, Patrick, and his team of PADI instructors can speak and teach in English, German, French, Italian, Japanese and sometimes more…


Snorkeling equipment is part of the Resort “Platinum Plan” package and can be obtained free of
charge from the Resort Reception, but it is also possible to rent equipment from the dive center.The house reef at Huvahendhoo is perfect for beginners as well as experienced snorkelers. It has 8 entry/exit points, each marked for your convenience. On the reef you can see, stingrays, eagle rays, morays, turtles, lion fishes, parrot fishes, scorpion fishes, frog fishes, cleaner stations, reef sharks just to mention a few.

During the southwest monsoon season (May-Nov) we also sometimes see mantas and with a bit of
luck even whale sharks! Also, try a “Night snorkel” by our wonderful and easy house reef, just 10m away from the dive
center. You can hire lamps from the dive center.

Diving Courses & Experienced Diver Programs

The following courses are regularly scheduled: An introduction to diving for children in the shallow water of the lagoon (maximum 2meters). Minimum age 8 years.

Kids Club – Turtles at Huvahendhoo

In our endeavour to make our youngest clients’ vacation an absolute delight, Turtles at Huvahendhoo, offers a variety of kids club programs to make their holiday, fun-filled, adventurous & exciting…A creative and experienced team of professionals are on hand to assist with wide choice of activities both indoors and outdoors.

Facilities offered include Indoor & Outdoor play areas. The Indoor area will be air-conditioned with wooden flooring. It will have soft couches, oversized day beds, a small library, variety of board games, various sizes of stuffed toys, low seating arrangements, an assortment of cartoons/ Children Movies DVDs. Outdoor area will have sandy flooring with tree shades, outdoor play units (Swings, see-saw, local children outdoor games), and bicycles to ride.s include Treasure Hunt, Crab Race, Painting/Drawing Competitions, Sandcastle Making, Balloon Race, “Make your own Sandwich”, as well as a guided Island tour.

Baby sitting services (chargeable) would also be available at the “Turtles”. Children from ages 4-12 yrs are welcome to the “Turtles”.


The primary objective has been to upgrade the resort to a high quality, luxury experience. Only natural materials are used for all its Villas as well as Public areas. The final product is a fusion of contemporary design and local Maldivian architecture.It is a wonderful combination of wood, different kinds of natural stones and modern design, which blend in creatively with the natural surroundings of the island.

Beach Villa

These smartly-designed villas are set beside the island’s pristine beaches and feature timber decks with over-sized day beds.

68m². Timber deck. Queen-size bed. Over-sized day bed. Natural wood flooring in bedroom and stone flooring in bathroom. 29” flatscreen LCD television.

Maximum occupancy:3 adults, or 2 adults and 1 child under 12 years.

Beach Family Villa

For the convenience of our guest families and groups we offer two interconnected Beach Villas comprised of two bedrooms. 6-sets of two interconnecting rooms.

Lagoon Villa

Spacious self-contained villas with direct lagoon access from private timber decks.

90m². Direct lagoon access from timber deck. King-sized four-poster bed. Over-sized day bed. Natural wood flooring in bedroom and stone flooring in bathroom. 29” flatscreen LCD television.

Maximum occupancy:3 adults, or 2 adults and 2 children under 12 years.

Deluxe Water Villa

Secluded above-water villas feature stairs leading from their decks into the lagoon and Jacuzzi pools overlooking the water.

126m². Stairs leading directly from deck into the lagoon. 7m² Jacuzzi pool on the deck. Single-piece handcrafted standalone bathub with Jacuzzi. Natural wood and white marble flooring. Four-poster king-sized bed. Over-sized day bed. 42” flatscreen LCD television.

Maximum occupancy:3 adults, or 2 adults and 1 child under 12 years.

Sunset Water Suites

Elegant and luxurious, the Sunset Water Suite offers a panoramic view of the mesmerizing turquoise waters, rare proximity of the exotic house reef and direct access to the lagoon.

Gastronomy & Bar

Lily Maa

“Lily Maa”, our open-air main restaurant offers a panoramic view of the lagoon and showcases some of the finest cuisine served in the Maldives. Our experienced International Chefs, will delight you with a wonderful combination of sumptuous buffet and ala carte Fine dining experiences. The two open live cooking stations add variety of freshly prepared dishes to a sumptuous and relaxed dining experience.


“Tamarind”, our Fine dining a la carte restaurant offers Indian and Chinese fusion cuisine. The unique over-water setting combined with distinctive signature dishes prepared by our Executive Chef will complement the excellent wine selection and make for an unforgettable dining experience.

The Spirit bar & Lounge

Informal and lively, “The Spirit bar & Lounge” is the ideal spot to chill out. Sandy floors, vibrant colour schemes, beautiful in and outdoor settings and tastefully selected lounge music makes the Spirit a perfect place to unwind and relax after an eventful day.


Lily Beach Resort and Spa

South Ari Atoll
+ (960) 450 013


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