The ultimate luxury dive holiday in the Maldives

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The ultimate luxury dive holiday in the Maldives

Nestled in the sprawling Maldivian archipelago and reachable only by seaplane lies what might just possibly be one of the finest luxury dive resorts in the world. The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort is that holiday destination you only thought existed in photoshopped pamphlets and on unreal Instagram images. With overwater bungalows, their own private yacht, an exquisite island setting and heart-stopping architecture, find out just five reasons why we think this particular hotel is the ultimate in luxury dive getaways:

1. The largest overwater villa in the Maldives

The St Regis is home to the John Jacob Astor Estate, a three-bedroom villa that is the largest of its kind in the Maldives. Taking pride of place at the pinnacle of their overwater bungalows this sprawling presidential suite boasts two levels, three bedrooms with private terraces and spa treatment rooms, its own cinema room and gym, three jacuzzis and of course a gorgeous infinity pool – all set on stilts in the lagoon. For those looking for something more intimate, the hotel also offers a number of other rooms and suites set over the water, allowing you to walk out of your room and right into the azure waters of this Indian Ocean archipelago.


2. A private luxury yacht

The St Regis Maldives has recently acquired their very own luxury flybridge yacht. Available for guests to charter, this magnificent vessel features four luxurious cabins which make extending your day out diving into an overnight stay an absolute dream. Alternatively, indulge in a romantic dinner onboard with your loved one or treat the family to a fun day out on the water in one of the most picturesque diving destinations on the planet.


3. Decadent, dreamy dining

The resort boasts six unique dining spaces, allowing you to indulge in a totally new experience at every meal. Enjoy Italian cuisine while being entertained at the show kitchen at the Alba Restaurant, pair an elegant five-course meal with some of the best wines in the world at the underground Decanter Restaurant, enjoy fresh Asian dishes and sushi on the beach at Orientale, dine middle-eastern style surrounded by jungle at Cargo, pick up a pizza with your toes in your sand at Crust or sip on cocktails on the wooden jetty at The Whale Bar. Alternatively, book one of the hotel’s private dining experiences and enjoy something truly special with a private island picnic,  starlight dinner on the seashore or meal on your own terrace.


4. A spa to rival all spas

Located over the lagoon with glass floors, the resort’s Iridium Spa allows you to take in the sea views while enjoying a relaxing spa treatment. Soaking bathtubs on private terraces and en-suite showers afford you the maximum in privacy while the spa’s central feature, the hydrotherapy pool, is the perfect place to relax and destress. In addition, the resort also features its very own yoga and meditation studio with anti-gravity yoga classes being a particular highlight. Or if you really want to work off your worries enjoy a jumping fitness class – a first for the Maldives!


5. Some of the world’s best diving

Last, but certainly not least, some of the world’s best diving can be enjoyed at The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort. The Vommuli island is just one of 56 islands that make up the Dhaalu Atoll. Most of these islands are uninhabited and make for some of the most pristine diving destinations in the archipelago. Home to a variety of fish and shark species, turtles, manta and eagle rays, dolphins and whale sharks, the marine life in this region is absolutely abundant. 

So what are you waiting for? Contact us today and make your Maldives dive holiday dreams come true…