Want to plan your own dream vacation? Is your ideal holiday in an idyllic island paradise, surrounded by white sandy beaches and topped swaying palm, strung like pearl necklaces onto dreamy atolls, floating on the turquoise water. To make it your dream come true is why you must visit one of Maldives luxury resorts!

When planning a holiday to the Maldives, vacationers have trouble picking exactly which island resort is best to choose. If it involves elegant designs, unlimited luxury, personalized services, and maximum exclusive and real experience, then this list of Maldives Luxury Resorts is definitely for you!

1. The St.Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort

The St.Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort is one of the most beautiful places in the world with the iconic St Regis brand and its unique luxury services. On a more than 20 acres’ private atoll, surrounded by pristine beaches and a secluded laguna with bright, turquoise sea, The St Regis is located at 40-minute seaplane ride southwest of Malé Airport. The resort offers 77 luxury villas, all with a distinct modern design inspired by the natural materials and color palette of the island. There’s a quiet spa, an infinity pool, a dive center, a gym and unlimited 5 star service to fit into one of the best Maldives Luxury Resorts.

2. Velaa Private Island Maldives Resort

Located within the Noonu Atoll’s collection of islands, Velaa Private Island makes one of the top Maldives luxury resorts and a place that offers a beautiful view of the cerulean ocean in an elegant position. The resort has 45 private villas. Its name comes from the generations of sea tortoises that nested and hatch. Each villa comes with a personal butler, all the facilities offered can be customized, and attention to details is spotless everywhere: desert pavements in Jordan, Indonesian flower pots, Borneo luxurious wood paneling and Italian marble sparkling. Velaa Private Island includes a residence with romantic pool only accessible by boat which makes it even more exclusive.

3. Six Senses Laamu

Six Senses Laamu is the only resort in the atoll, deep in the Indian ocean. Yin Yang, the best known surfing wave in the Maldives is breaking offshore. This Maldives luxury resort is a combination of fabulous villas built of sustainable materials and located around the paradise surrounded by palm trees. The household reef surrounding Six Senses Laamu with a magnificent coral garden is just spectacular, where Oriental sweets, parrots and even green turtles are very common.

4. Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru

The Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru combines impeccable and five-star services and world class cuisine with a sense of discoveries with a wide variety of 103 large houses across the remote wilderness in the Baa Atoll-UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve. A stay in the luxurious tropical private island of Kuda Huraa, which is renowned for its exceptional surfing and the charm of the surroundings.

Both are connected through the luxurious Four Seasons Explorer catamaran, which stops at outstanding dive sites, small uninhabited beaches and remote island communities. Recently, Four Seasons have also opened a private island of ultra-luxury known as Four Seasons private islands of Maldives at Voavah, a secluded haven that can transcend the experience of private islands for up to 22 visitors.

5. Park  Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa

Park Hyatt is a strikingly modern design resort situated on an island located 55 km (35 mi) north of Ecuador in one of the deepest atolls in the world. With only 50 villas, the minimalist interior is designed with maximum comfort and luxury in mind, either located within the tropical foliage of the island, just steps from the ocean or high above the water. Every villa has floor-to-ceiling windows and all the comfort that you can expect, some of which have a plunge pool in addition to its luxury. Park Hyatt is surrounded by one of the most un-spoilt house reefs in the archipelago and offers easy access to the submarine wonders of the Indian Ocean.

6. Cheval Blanc Randheli

Cheval Blanc Randheli is an ultra luxurious resort of Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy and calls home to the Noonu Atoll, which includes a few untouched green islands protected by large coral reefs from the ocean. The atolls combine long palms, tropical flowers, white sand banks, untouched turquoise waters and rim reefs. Cheval Blanc Randheli offers the neutral colours, tones and the open design of 46 island water and garden villas. All have various contemporary design features, high doors and ceilings, outdoor relaxation areas, a stunning private pool and lagoon pontoons.

7. Shangri-La Villingili

Shangri-La Villingili is not just another Maldives resort, but a whole destination that awaits discovery. Villingili’s unique island is surrounded by a dense tropical jungle with a beautiful beach of more than six kilometers. In the country south of the equator, Shangri-La is the first five star resort in the Maldives Luxury Resorts.

8. One & Only Reethi Rah

This chic 6-star resort offered the world’s unprecedented level of style and sophistication when it opened in 2005. One & Only Reethi Rah is spectacularly designed in the shape of an octopus with an exceptional coastline of 6 km (3.7 mi). Set on one of the largest islands in North Male’s Atoll, adorned with endless white sand coves and turquoise bays, all 130 spacious villas are discreetly situated amidst beautiful landscapes, each occupying its own isolated sandy shore or private deck over the crystal clear lagoon waters. One & Only‘s Service and dining are tailored to the highest standards of the world, making the resort one of the top Maldives luxury resorts.

9. Soneva Fushi

Soneva Fushi sits impressively amidst Baa Atoll’s clear blue waters, with 57 spacious luxury villas ranging from one to nine bedroom designs that perfectly combine barefoot luxury with the simplicity of Robinson Crusoe. This eco-friendly luxury resort in Maldives keeps its philosophy true to heart with a rule of “no news, no shoes” to ensure the utmost relaxation and comfort that you can ask for.

10. Coco Bodu Hithi

Get ready to leave your worries behind as you set foot on Coco Bodu Hithi, one of the romantic Maldives luxury resorts with over 100 overwater villas and private beach villas on Maldives ‘ crystal blue waters. Be prepared for an experience you will never forget–from enjoying uninterrupted, panoramic ocean views and relaxing waves, to tasting award-winning dishes, and relaxing in their state-of – the-art Coco spa to treat your mind, body, and soul.