sale priceFr. $3200 AUD
Included in Conde Nast Traveller’s list of best hotels in the Maldives, voted the ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Luxury Resort’ and the ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Villa Resort & Spa’ at the 2014 World Travel Awards, Ayada Maldives is a private island resort offering a truly luxurious retreat with a genuine Maldivian style. Ayada is set in the relatively unexplored Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll in the South of the country.
Traditional thatched-roof water-villas stand on stilts over the resort’s peaceful lagoon, while beach villas offer absolute privacy amid tropical greenery alongside powder-soft palm-lined white beaches. With butler service, six restaurants, a large spa which boasts a Turkish Hammam and eight private treatment villas this really is a luxury surf getaway for the ultimate combo of relaxation and pumping waves!
Located only a few minutes’ boat ride from some of the best surf breaks in the country, Ayada is ideal for both beginners and experts who want to surf some of the best waves in the Maldives. With a 7 meter Zodiac and a 14 metre dive boat, and its own second zodiac there are plenty of surf options for different skill levels and waves. Ayada offers a variety of boards free of charge for three to four hour trips and has two surf trips daily, with the exact timings decided by the surfer and our guide according to the weather conditions.
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- 7 Night Stay in Beach Villa with private pool (twin share accommodation, minimum 2 pax required for booking).
- Return transfers from Male International Airport
- Welcome Drink on arrival
- Breakfast and dinner
- 24 Hour Butler service
- Daily replenished mineral water
- Complimentary daily snorkeling
- Complimentary fitness and yoga as per resort weekly schedule
- Complimentary access to sports complex: tennis court, football ground, gymnasium and all in-door games
- Complimentary internet access in room and resort public areas
- Ongoing support from WOTD customer service
Optional Extras (at an additional cost)
- Surf Transfers (this can be arranged with the operator for an additional $200 AUD for daily 3-hour return trip)
For some reason the Maldives is often deemed as super expensive, with softer waves. Not true. We have trips at all price ranges and the waves can range from friendlier longboard and fish waves to heaving barrels, you just need to know where to look.
The Northern Male Atoll’s have plenty of waves to explore but if you want go on a real mission, let our crew know and we can hook you up with a trip to the Southern Atoll’s where there are plenty of uncrowded perfect waves.
Here’s a guide to the waves which you might get to surf during your trip. Our operators have years of experience and will do their best to ensure that you’re in the right place at the right time. If you’re lucky they might even let you in on some of their secret spots too!
- Blue Bowls
- Five Islands
- Tiger Stripes
- Love Charms
Other activities in the area can be organised once a booking has been made.
- Glass bottom boat tour
- Island Safari
- Local Island Visit
- Dolphin spotting
Flying into the Maldives you would be landing in Male Ibrahim Nasir International Airport on the island of Hulhule, just outside of the capital of Male. From there, most operators can arrange transfers via boat or seaplane, depending on the distance. You may need to spend a night in Male as many operator’s transfers depart early in the day.
GETTING FROM MALE TO AYADA
This package includes transfers from Male Airport.
(Any trip specific details such as pick up times, hotel arrangements or additional requirements shall be emailed to you within 48 hours of your booking confirmation)
Once you’ve made payment for your booking you will receive a booking confirmation email with important information regarding your package. Please read this information carefully. If you notice any errors or have any questions regarding your booking, please reply to this email within 24 hours.
Any dietary and/or medical requirements must be stated on your booking form. Any changes in regards to customer information, after the booking has been confirmed cannot be guaranteed.
Sometimes we will request additional information. If so, it is your responsibility to provide this information.
Please note that when booking through Wave of the Day you will have ongoing customer service both before and while on your trip.
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Please note all trips exclude the following unless otherwise stated:
- Travel Insurance
- Any local travel taxes or visa charges
- Any additional food, drinks, or services beyond the inclusions listed above
- Additional tours/activities not included by the operator
- Personal expenses
- Any gratuities
The all services was really luxury, from the VIP lounge at the airport to the staff welcome, and the whole island is breathtaking! This is the real paradise! It was our best week of our life!
The all meal were plenty, fresh and tasty. There was a really huge selection!
Every person from the staff was really friendly and helpful. The room cleaner come twice per day to clean our room! The reef was wonderful, we saw turtles, colourful fishes, rajas and dolphins (with boat).
If we will go to Maldives again, we will only come to Ayada! Special thanks for our butler, Shifaaz, he was absolutely helpful!
Wow what can I say about this amazing island. Well if your after true luxury with a sense of real untouched nature and paradise this is the perfect Maldives island resort located in one of the last un explored atolls and the most southern resort island to the equator Ayada is a very special place and well worth the few extra mins of travel from Male airport. Urge you to book you will not be disappointed. I have been lucky to travel the world staying in some of the best hotels and this 100% ranks in my top 10. Affordable pure luxury and service with some of the most beautiful surroundings money can buy.