Joali Maldives

Maldives | Indian Ocean & Africa

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Joali Maldives is a luxury, immersive art resort located in Raa Atoll on Muravandhoo Island. The 73-villa property offers unconventional luxury in a private setting and a distinct focus on design by internationally-renowned design studio Autoban, architecture and design firm Atolye4n and Tokyo-based Studio Glitt. Innovative dining concepts include Japanese restaurant Saoke; authentic Asian and Levant restaurant Vandhoo; Tuscan-inspired Bellinis; personalized dining and cooking school Her Kitchen; as well as numerous destination dining experiences. The Spa by ESPA invites guests on a holistic wellness journey along with a world-class fitness center and expert trainers.

Joali Maldives will offer unconventional luxury through the lens of the resort’s “Joie de Vivre” philosophy, which welcomes guests to celebrate the joy in every passing moment. Guests will experience a new kind of sustainable glamour and a dedication to immersive art that has never before been seen in the Maldives, in addition to elegant overwater and beach villas.

Joali Maldives is a luxury, immersive art resort located in Raa Atoll on Muravandhoo Island, in northern Maldives, in the Raa Atoll, one of the deepest and largest atolls in the world. Our beautiful resort lies in the middle of the Indian Ocean, fringed by pristine white-sand beaches and surrounded by brilliant blue waters that boat spectacular marine life.

Rates start at EUR 1600,- per night incl. breakfast

Luxury Villas
The Joali experience begins shortly after arrival at the Male airport where guests are invited to relax in a private lounge before taking a 45-minute seaplane to the resort. Accommodations include 73 private beach and water villas and residences ranging from one- to four-bedrooms, influenced by individual stories and designed to take guests on a sensory journey. Each villa features a private infinity pool, butler service, artisanal amenities, curated in-villa libraries, thoughtful design and handpicked art. Standout accommodations include the Three Bedroom Ocean Residence, Four Bedroom Beach Residence and Luxury Resorts villas, which will perfectly accommodate yourself and your loved ones.

Culinary Creations
Using only the finest and freshest ingredients, the culinary offerings at Joali are designed to make guests’ stay diverse, exciting and adventurous, while creating lasting memories through four distinct restaurant options and a myriad of highly-individualized dining experiences.

Providing inventive fusion cuisine from several corners of the globe, dining options include Saoke, the first restaurant in the Maldives to be designed by renowned Japanese restaurant architect Noriyoshi Muramatsu; Vandhoo, featuring authentic Asian- and Levant-inspired dishes; Bellinis, featuring handmade pastas and authentic Tuscan, and Her Kitchen, offering a selection of cooking classes.

Wellness at Espa
A serene refuge, Joali Spa by Espa will be a haven of wellbeing inspired by the resort’s tropical surroundings. In addition to indulgent treatments, a fitness center will offer expert trainers and expansive ocean and jungle views.

Immersive Art
As one of the first immersive art resorts in the Maldives, Joali is surrounded by interactive and experiential artistic pieces that incorporate surrounding nature and celebrate young designers, including Misha Khan, Nacho Carbonell, Porky Hefer, London-based Studio Glithero, Zemer Peled, Chris Wolston, Doug Johnston, Ardmore and more. Guests can explore the resort’s extensive art collection with an exclusive art map which spotlights areas of interest including those works created in collaboration with local artisans to support the Maldivian community.

Joie de Vivre
Following Joali’s “joie de vivre” philosophy, guests are invited to partake in bespoke Maldivian experiences, from snorkeling with manta rays and wakeboarding to chartered yacht and Dhoni excursions and meeting with members of local communities.
Unique places are also at the center of the Joali experience, such as the Manta Ray Treehouse, designed by Porky Hefer who drew inspiration from the island’s mantra ray population, offers an exclusive experience for guests to dine or relax in a tranquil setting.

Getting there
A 45-minute seaplane from Velana Airport.

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