Reethi Faru 

A casual, castaway isle

Cast adrift in the relatively undeveloped Raa Atoll, Reethi Faru is a private island retreat where the natural beauty takes centre stage.

It’s all about setting your own pace here. Wake to al fresco breakfasts, then sink your toes into the sand before diving into the warm lagoon or unwinding in the Balinese-style spa. Ramp it up with a huge choice of water sports – there’s everything from windsurfing to kitesurfing and paddleboarding (adrenaline junkies shouldn’t miss the jetpacks). Discover submerged islands and dramatic overhangs with Reethi Faru’s dive centre, or stick to dry land with tennis, badminton, volleyball, basketball, or yoga sessions.

Why we love Reethi Faru

  • A fabulous choice of restaurants and bars if you love variety

  • An impressive selection of water sports to try or master

  • Active types will love the out-of-water options too, including badminton and volleyball courts

  • Great accommodation options for families, plus private retreats for honeymooners

4 stars
Nov - May
Maldives
Malé 10¼ hours
In the northern Raa Atoll
Approx. 40-minute seaplane transfer from Malé airport
All Inclusive Option, Beach, Activities, Watersports, Suitable for children, Sustainability

This resort has earned internationally recognised certification that conform to standards set by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council.

Rooms

Facilities

  • Restaurants & bars
  • Board
  • Spas & wellness
  • Diving & Watersports

Six restaurants and six bars offer authentic Maldivian dishes alongside live grills, international cuisine, wood-fired pizza, and tandoori ovens. Dine in a variety of settings, from enjoying a smoothie by the pool to sharing a romantic dinner on the beach or indulging in seafood dishes in an overwater restaurant.

Vakaru
An impressive breakfast selection starts your day on the right foot, dining in the semi-open air with a blissful sea breeze. Vakura opens again for lunch and dinner.

Reethi Grill
Dine on the beach and under the stars, feasting on dishes created at live cooking stations.

Raalhu Café
Light poolside bites, including pizzas, crepes, and burgers.

Thari Bar
A tiny beach bar serving an impressive selection of gins.

Dhiyavaru
Juts out over the lagoon for a scenic overwater dining experience. Highlights include fresh seafood, like grilled lobster and lagoon prawns in coconut.

Haruge
The social hub of the resort, with a big-screen TV, games rooms and live entertainment.

Veyo Bar
A lively drinking den by the infinity pool – expect colourful cocktails and blue-on-blue views.

Veggie & Vegan
Serves a meat-free menu full of dishes that are bursting with flavour.

Havandu Garden
A romantic spot for Maldivian fine dining, with a scattering of thatched cabanas along the shore illuminated by torches.

Nala Bar
A tiny spot with a handful of bar stools at the eastern tip of the island. There’s a cluster of deckchairs for relaxed cocktails.

Sunset Bar
In a prime spot to see the sky streaked in pink with a cocktail in your hand.

The beachside setting of Reethi Grill and the overwater Dhiyavrau compete to be our top choice.

What's included

Breakfast at Vakaru.

Upgrade options

Half Board • Breakfast and dinner at Vakaru

Full Board • Breakfast, lunch and dinner at Vakaru

All Inclusive • Breakfast (7.30-10am), lunch (12.30-2.30pm) and dinner (7.30-9.30pm) at Vakaru • 25% discount on lunch and dinner and starred beverages at Dhiyavaru Restaurant & Bar, Raalhu Café, Veggie & Vegan or Reethi Grill (depending on opening hours; reservations required and signature dishes not included) • Selected drinks at Vakaru and Dhiyavaru Restaurant & Bar during meal times, The Harugé (9am-bar closure), Sunset Bar (11am-9.30pm), Thari Bar (11am-8pm; seasonal), Nala Bar (11am-8pm; seasonal) and Raalhu Café (11am-8pm) • Afternoon tea at Dhiyavaru Restaurant & Bar (4-5.30pm) • 2 x excursions per person (sunset dhoni cruise and transparent canoeing; subject to availability and weather conditions or any changes as per management discretion; minimum pax required) • One introductory dive • Guided house reef snorkelling tour once per stay (excludes equipment) • Yoga Nidra group lessons (subject to availability, as per resort schedule) • Tennis, squash and badminton (subject to court availability; reservation required; new tennis balls cost USD 15) • 10% discount at the souvenir and jewellery shops

Full Dine Around - All Inclusive As per All Inclusive plus: • Meals at Dhiyavaru Restaurant & Bar, Raalhu Café, Veggie & Vegan or Reethi Grill (depending on opening hours; reservations required; signature dishes not included - a 25% discount is offered on these dishes) • Selected beverages detailed on menu • Minibar replenished daily (on request) with water, soft drinks and selected beers and wines, rum, gin, vodka and whiskey • Use of either the windsurf equipment, canoe or stand-up paddleboard - one activity, once per stay (subject to availability) • Guided house reef snorkelling tour once per stay (excluding equipment) • One introductory dive • 15% discount on spa treatments • 20% discount on catamaran sailing one hour per day for sunset and regular catamaran sailing (subject to availability and weather conditions).

Nestled in a coconut grove, the spa is a hushed sanctuary with a steam room and sauna for post-treatment relaxation. Three types of yoga are available in the studio for an extra charge.

A sports complex offers tennis, badminton, squash, table tennis and basketball. There’s also a fully equipped gym.

The resort has one of the region’s largest and longest-running diving and snorkelling centres with easy access to great dive sites. An impressive selection of water sports, including windsurfing and flyboarding, stand-up paddleboarding and jetskiing. There’s also a catamaran for fishing trips.

The gorgeous pool has a bar next door, lined with comfy stripy loungers.

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