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Finolhu Baa Atoll, Maldives

The island is located in the UNESCO-protected Biosphere Reserve of Baa Atoll, just

30 minutes from the famous Hanifaru Bay via speedboat. Hanifaru Bay is best known for its concentration of graceful, inquisitive Reef manta rays.

Opened in 2016, Finolhu is one of the finest beach resorts in the Baa Atoll, Maldives.

It stretches across 4 islands with beaches about 2 km long.

In 2020, Finolhu went through a major transformation with bold, new design representing the island‘s stunning flora, fauna, sunsets and seascapes.


1) More space to enjoy!

Spread across four islands, Finolhu’s stunning white sand beaches stretch out for around two kilometres, providing ample space to explore and enjoy!

2) One of the best locations in the world to explore marine life.

The resort is located in Baa Atoll just a few minutes speed boat ride from the UNESCO-protected Hanifaru Bay. The vibrant colours along the reefs are simply mesmerising, while some of the flora and fauna you’ll see in these pristine waters cannot be found anywhere else in the world.

3) A perfect destination for the utmost relaxation and rejuvenation.

Whether you fancy a relaxing massage, refreshing yoga, or an invigorating workout, the oceanfront setting and lush surroundings of the resort provide a calm haven in which to enjoy a whole range of rejuvenating activities.

4) Luxurious comforts for that home-away-from-home feeling.

Among Finolhu’s 76 private pool villas, the flagship 2 bedroom Rockstar villas offer 460sq m living area and uninterrupted ocean views with all the luxuries to make you feel like a real life rock star. Finolhu offers exquisite 145 sq m overwater lagoon villas as its entry level villas.

5) An unforgettable dining experience in a unique setting.

For a uniquely tropical island gastronomic adventure, try the toes-in-the-sand dining experience at Crab Shack. Treat yourself to mouth-watering seafood and laid-back favourites in the rustic ambience of the open-fronted wooden shack on Finolhu’s stunning sandbank while gazing out across the azure waters of the lagoon.

6) A romantic night under the stars in the iconic Beach Bubble.

Finolhu boasts the first beach bubble in the Maldives. Spend the night under the stars in a magical bubble tent with private beach dinner and waterfront breakfast completing a truly unforgettable romantic experience.

7) Action-packed ocean adventures

Finolhu offers a range of exhilarating ocean experiences, from thrilling motorised water sports, such as wake boarding, jetskiing and parasailing, to fun activities, such as windsurfing, kayaking and catamaran sailing. For underwater discoveries, explore the magic under the waves with diving, snorkelling or a trip on the Penguin semi submarine.

8) An island playground for everyone.

Whether you’re staying as a couple, a family, or a group of friends, Finolhu has a choice of immersive experiences for everyone. Private dining on the beach and a one-night beach bubble experience create unforgettable romantic memories that last forever.

Families can take advantage of the resort’s child-friendly facilities and activities that parents and kids can enjoy together for some quality bonding.

For fun activities to enjoy with friends, a game of tennis, indoor golf, beach volleyball or table tennis can be as friendly or competitive as your mood takes you.

The two-bedroom villas also provide a spacious setting in which larger groups can share fun times and create wonderful memories together.

9) Inspiring weekly happenings giving life to your holiday.

From group sports activities to cosy movie nights, and from stellar performances to exhilarating themed parties, Finolhu’s one-of-a-kind, lively atmosphere has everything you need to make your holiday in paradise extra special.

10) Luxury resort with a knack for thoughtful design concepts.

As part of the exclusive Seaside Collection – acclaimed for prestigious locations, personal service, exclusive gastronomy, unique architecture and distinctive design concepts – Finolhu embodies the exceptional quality, inspiring style, and mindful approach to design that earned it a place as the first resort in the Maldives to be included in Design Hotels’ prestigious international portfolio.

One night in the Beach Bubble

Sunset to sunrise from 18:00 to 08:00

Dinner : A private beach BBQ

Breakfast : A breakfast on the water’s edge of the private beach

Luxury ‘BEACH BUBBLE’, a first for the Maldives, and one of the most 'instagrammable' spots on the island. Dramatically located in a secluded spot along Finolhu’s sandbank, the Beach Bubble is available for incredibly romantic, one-night-only ‘Dream Eclipse’ experience under the stars.

A short sunset stroll takes the couple to the unique Beach Bubble hideaway where they can enjoy a lovely beach BBQ with a Maldivian twist, and then retreat into their private bubble for an unforgettable night under the stars. On waking from this dreamlike experience, the couple can watch the beautiful sunrise as they linger over breakfast at the water’s edge.

Conceived and custom-designed by Spanish design firm Eye In the Sky, the transparent inflatable bubble is a unique, inspiring environment where guests can enjoy an incredible, closer-to-nature experience - with high-spec design and luxurious comforts.

The exquisite Bubble Tent provides a UV-protected, fully waterproof, climate-controlled cocoon that offers guests a unique experience. Interiors feature wooden floors, bespoke furnishings, and a separate adjoining bubble bathroom with WC and shower.

The Beach Bubble experience is an add-on package, which requires prior minimum 3-night confirmed reservation in a regular villa.

For more info and to organise your trip contact Abbotts Travel

Abbotts Travel 134 George Lane, South Woodford, E18 1BA, 020 8989 9445


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