Diva Maldives
 
 
 
Diva Maldives
 
 
Atoll : Alifu Alifu  
Distance : 104 km  
No of Rooms :193  
No of Restaurants : 7  
No of Bars : 6  
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Paradise is made of this! An island resort, surrounded by a crystal-clear lagoon and miles and miles of ocean in shades of blue and turquoise. This is the place for a real break, far removed from the bustle of modern life, on a beautiful island, full of tropical greenery, surrounded by a fabulous lagoon, perfect for swimming and snorkelling and close to the Maldives’ best dive sites.

Dhidhoofinolhu (diva Maldives )is one of the largest islands in the Maldives, 1.8 kilometres long and 200 metres wide. A real haven of tranquillity, with lush tropical vegetation running alongside 4 kilometres of white sandy beaches. The island is surrounded by a magnificent, sheltered lagoon, featuring a rich animated marine life, particularly with the fascinating ballet of manta rays and colourful tropical fish. At the heart of this beautiful setting, Naïade has created the latest jewel in its collection: Diva Maldives, a masterpiece, a showcase, combining the natural beauty of Maldives and a tropical outdoor style of life, close to nature, with refined luxury and elegance.

Maldives is famous for its marine diversity and especially for its whale-sharks, which average well over 20 feet in length. The country has some of the most fabulous sites for diving in the world and luxurious Diva is the ideal base. The most beautiful sites are less than an hour from the Resort. The boat journey makes diving trips even more enjoyable. Guests set out in dhonis, a traditional Maldivian form of boat, and an experience in itself. The sea is never closer than in the exclusive Water Villas, standing on stilts over the lagoon. You can simply slip from your own private deck into the water.

Diva Maldives has become a flagship supporter of the recently designated FenMaaDhiguRan, the Maldives’ first fully regulated, and largest, Marine Protected Area (MPA) – home to a globally significant population of whale sharks, not to mention some of the worlds finest dive sites. The first resort located within the Marine Protected Area to commit to backing the pioneering conservation project with fundraising initiatives, Diva Maldives has introduced a voluntary gratuity charge scheme enabling guests to actively contribute to the conservation of the whale sharks and their habitat.

RESTAURANTS AND BARS

Gastronomic dining at Diva Maldives features three styles of cuisine inspired from Lebanese, North African, Indian, and Indian Ocean Islands’ cuisines.
SENSES - European flavours with Oriental influence
European style food with Indian Ocean, North African, Lebanese and Indian flavours. Salads, grills and seafood are proposed on the lunch menu while a full “à la carte” menu is available in the evening. The restaurant leads on to a terrace, stretching to the sea. A lounge bar features a selection of cocktails, rums, liqueurs, beers and international brands of spirits, as well as a selection of famous teas.
NOO - International cuisine
Noo is a spectacular, shell-shaped restaurant, featuring international cuisine. This temple of gastronomy is located at the centre of the island and is open for breakfast and thematic dinners.
IRU- Champagne bar
• “Shoe less” concept.
• Extensive selection of champagne
The brightly coloured circular bar, Iru (the local word for Sun), is located on the beach. The terrace runs towards the sea and takes a flush of red at sunset, while guests savour an unforgettable aperitif complemented by snacks.
VELI - Pool Bar
Véli means sand in Maldivian. The bar adjoins the circular swimming pool that extends out to the sea, looking out onto the crystal-clear lagoon on three sides. A festive and relaxed ambiance reigns, while Spanish tapas, mezze, antipasti and other Mediterranean style snacks are served all day long.
PURE – Modern Japanese cuisine
Standing on stilts over the water, Pure features modern Japanese-style open cooking. At the centre stage, a Tepaniaki table, where the Chef performs a “live” show, displaying all his skills as he prepares the dishes in front of the guests. The restaurant is open in the evening only and tables should be booked in advance.
EAST - South East Asian Restaurant
• Main restaurant on the north coast
This is the resort's main restaurant, standing on stilts over the water, with a wonderful view over the lagoon. It is open for breakfast and dinner and features Cambodian, Indonesian, Thai, Sri Lankan, Hong Kong and Chinese-style buffets. A festival of flavours.
SEASON - Beach Restaurant
The beach Bar and Restaurant is located on the eastern side of the island next to the Dive Centre and close to the lagoon. Season is open only for lunch and offers an array of light meal options including beach barbecues, seafood kebabs, grills, salads and sandwiches.
ALLEGRIA - Italian Restaurant
Welcome to Diva Maldives’s Italian restaurant, for a genuine and traditional Italian cuisine. The concept here is again open-kitchen, with large glass windows through which diners can see the kitchen staff at work. Allegria features Italian specialties and is open for dinner only.

SPA

Imagine a spa location so exquisite that even the journey there takes your breath away. The exclusivity of a private island where the spa is nestled in a Garden of Eden. Lush vegetation and natural botanicals make the perfect surroundings for the 5 star deluxe Spa retreat Infinity, managed by Coconut Spa. Boasting 15 spacious treatment villas with an exclusive treatment. Begin your spa journey with a warm welcome from our Balinese team at the main spa reception. Relax as your feet are bathed with water and botanicals as our welcome ritual, to prepare you for a day of serenity and tranquility. Let us understand your needs with a detailed consultation so that we may bespoke and customize your entire spa experience.
Choose to relax in our dedicated relaxation and thermal suite exclusive to either men or women. Benefit from the therapeutic effects of experiencing the steam room followed by the ice room and the sauna and then relax in the pool or chill out with a good book on our double canopy. Alternatively share your spa journey with a loved one in our communal relaxation area with sauna, steam, hot tub and cold plunge. Your therapist will greet you and guide you to your deluxe treatment villa to enjoy your treatment. Choose either one of our eleven treatment villas hidden privately in the Spa Garden, or opt for one of our four deluxe treatment villas over water.
With the magnificent views of the Indian Ocean, our deluxe treatment villas elevate the spa experience to another level.
Take in the views of the marine life while receiving your spa treatment or massage. With glass bottom floors and fish swimming in and out of the coral, your mind is transported to another world.
Treatment Rooms:
* 10 Garden Villas with terrace and private shower and garden (70m²).
* 1 Garden Villa with terrace and garden private bath (70m²)
* 3 Double Treatment Villas on stilts over the sea (32 m²)
* 1 Treatment Villa on stilts over the sea, with a private bath (56 m²)

HONEYMOON

Imagine your special day beside the ocean, with the gentle waters of the lagoon lapping fine, sandy beaches. The air is full of tropical warmth and scents, and, as evening falls, you sit down to a romantic candlelit dinner under the starry night sky.
Diva Maldives provides an idyllic setting for weddings and honeymoons and Naïade Resorts will take care of everything for you, to make yours a perfect day, beyond your wildest dreams.You can choose a standard or themed wedding or you can marry barefoot in the sand . Features available include:
* A coconut palm planting ceremony to commemorate the event, with a personal plaque
* Bride’s arrival in high-speed launch
* Maldivian traditional ‘Boduberu’ drum troupe performance
* Special Spa packages
* Lunch on a desert island, with your own personal butler & cook
* Romantic outing by boat, with caviar and champagne at sunset.
* Wedding video
* Framed wedding certificate
Diva Maldives can assemble all kinds of wedding packages (exchange of vows only, no legal value) , whatever is needed to make you both really happy.
You will also be informed, of course, of all the procedures and costs beforehand.
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Services and Amenities
  The Nest (KIDS CLUB)
• For children aged from 3 to 12 years old
A whole range of activities, adapted to particular age groups, is organised for the children, to make sure that they also experience an unforgettable holiday.
Lunch and dinner is served .
Children below 3 years old must be accompanied by a parent or a baby sitter. A baby-sitting service is also available (for a fee).
Facilities:- TV and cinema, Dining room and buffet table, Library, Siesta lounge, Play area, Bath room facilities, Enclosed outdoor play area, Baby-sitters.

BOUTIQUES
Simply Diva
• Offers a selection of “Diva” products
• Adjacent to the Kids Club
Sifani jewellery
• Selection of gems and precious stones
• Adjacent to Iru bar
Caprices
• Offers a wide selection of beach wear, clothes, sundry items

OTHER FACILITIES
• Free Internet lounge
• Infirmary

  Villas and Suites facilities
• All villas have a private and furnished terrace with direct access to the beach
• Air conditioning
• Bathroom with bath, separate shower and toilet
• Some villas have private pools
• Outdoor shower in Deluxe Room, Junior Suites, Beach Villas, Beach Pool Villas, and the Presidential Water Villa
• International Direct Dialing
• LCD TV screen with built-in DVD player
• Minibar
• Safe
• Hair dryer
• Magnifying mirror
• Complimentary tea and coffee making facilities
• Complimentary drinking water bottles provided in room (excluding minibar)
• Around-the-clock room service
• Complimentary WIFI connection in room
 
Recreation
  Water Sports
The reef area itself is full of colourful specimens, many peculiar to the region.
The boathouse organises trips for snorkelling over the reefs, as well as catamaran excursions. Windsurfing, rubber ring and banana rides, water-skiing, wakeboards, jet-skiing, pedal boats and kayaks are also all available.
The boathouse also arranges catamaran and windsurfing lessons, given by staff trained by the VDWS, the German watersports training centre.For safety reasons and to avoid any noise pollution, motorised activities take place well out into the lagoon.

DIVING

Water sports and diving are what Maldives is famous for! From the resort, guests can access some of Maldives’ most beautiful sites and encounter parrot fish, eagle and sting rays, clown fish, stone fish, and whale sharks.
It is almost impossible to describe the beauty of the nearby dive sites in words. Magnificent is an understatement.Two diving sessions are organised daily, with at least one monitor for 4 divers.
The sites are about 1.5 km apart and the fauna includes tuna fish, barracudas, king fish, eagle rays, small white sharks and turtles. Dive sites include Maamagili, suitable for beginners, Aa Thila for the more experienced and Thinfushi Beru Tila for advanced divers.
Even for those who have never dived before, Diva Maldives is the perfect place. All the monitors are qualified to run courses from beginner up to PADI level and are trained in rescue techniques. NITROX diving courses are also available.
Diva's diving center is a Euro Divers PADI 5-star.

Land-based Activities
Diva land-based activities include table tennis and 2 floodlit tennis courts. Other leisure facilities include a Fitness Centre, pool billiards and table football.

Fitness Centre
• Open 24 hours daily
• Complimentary use equipments
• Cardio equipment
• Free weights
• Sound system
• Towels and changing facilities

CHILDREN AND TEENAGERS

THE PLACE (TEENS CLUB)
• For teens aged from 13 to 19 years old
• Teenagers want to be doing things and the Teens Club is there to arrange a whole host of activities and group games or them.
Facilities:-WII station (also available for kids), Play station on loan (also available for kids), Table football, Table tennis, WIFI connection (free of charge)

NIGHT CLUB(MUSIK)
• Also available for conferences and special events
Facilities:- DJ, Bar, Conference equipments (LCD projector, screen, WIFI, etc.)

Excursions
* Trips by high-speed lauchn or dhoni
* Snorkelling trips (one hour or half-day)
* Night fishing
* Shopping on nearby islets
* Cultural excursions
* Champagne Sunset Cruise
 
 
 

Room types & Suites

Prestige Water villas (98 sq metres)
Situated on the west side of the island, all the Prestige Water Villas have a large oceanfacing furnished terrace, with a direct a access to the sea from a small flight of steps. The bathroom in each of the villas opens on the lagoon and has a bath, separate shower and toilet.

Water Villas (71 sq metres)
Wherever you are in any of the villas, the view is breathtaking. These villas have a furnished terrace looking out over the sea, with a direct access to the sea from a small flight of steps. The bathroom in each of the villas has a bath, separate shower and toilet.

Beach Villas (95 sq metres)
There are 45 Beach Villas edging the lagoon, offering the same facilities as the Pool Villas, except for the pool. These villas instead have larger gardens and a small area of private beach. They are located on both sides of the island and guests thus have the option to choose between enjoying sublime sunsets or the beautiful sunrise.

Junior Suites (70sq metres)
Surrounded by lush, tropical vegetation, the sunset-facing Junior Suites look straight out over the sea. Each Junior Suite has a bedroom, a bathroom and a terrace with an outdoor shower. Bathrooms have a bath and separate shower and toilet

Deluxe Rooms (65 sq metres)
The Deluxe Rooms are of the same size as the Junior Suites. They are situated on the East part of the island. Each room has a bedroom, a bathroom, a terrace with an outdoor shower. Bathrooms have a bath and separate shower and toilet. 18 Deluxe Rooms are interconnecting, making a total of 36 Deluxe Rooms (18 rooms with 2 twin beds and 18 rooms with double beds).

Beach Pool Villas (116 sq metres)
All Beach Pool Villas have a direct access to the beach and an unobstructed view of the lagoon. Each is composed of a large bedroom and a bathroom that opens onto the private garden area, where there is an outdoor shower and a private pool. The bathrooms are fitted with a bath, separate shower and toilet. The sitting room extends onto an individual terrace, creating a large living area. Guests can thus relax in deck chairs around the private pool on one side, whilst the sea stretches into infinity on the other.

Presidential Villa (288 sq metres)
The secluded Presidential Water Villa, at the far end of the jetty, offers a panoramic view of the surrounding lagoon. The villa has one en suite master bedroom with a beautiful bathroom equipped with shower and bath. It also has one en suite Guest bedroom, a pantry, a large terrace and an infinity pool. The glass floor, at the centre of the lounge area, similar to a life-size aquarium, provides a fantastic marine show: an exceptional viewpoint for your guests.