Jumeirah Dhevanafushi Resort – Maldives


Focusing on customer service, luxury and class, the Jumeirah Dhevanafushi Resort is one of the most unique and luxurious private-island hotels in the Maldives. It features 38 suites, 16 of which are overwater bungalows known as “Ocean Revives” here. The 22 beach and island suites are in the main area, and the overwater part is fully 800 meters away in an exclusive section called Ocean Pearls Water Villas, which is only accessible by boat.

Each of the overwater rooms is enormous, and comes with its own pool and private butler, among many other things. This is a serious 5-star deluxe resort that features the best of everything available in the Maldives, with 5-star prices to match. Its location near the equator makes it one of the more remote properties, but that is offset by the fact that there’s actually a domestic airport nearby.


The Jumeirah Dhevanafushi Resort is located on Meradhoo Island, in the Gaafu Alifu Atoll, about 500 kilometers south of Malé International Airport in the Maldives.


14 Ocean Revives with pool

  • Area: 2,906 sq ft (270 m²)

2 Overwater Ocean Sanctuaries with pool

  • Area: 3,660 sq ft (340 m²)
  • Two bedrooms

22 Island suites and villas

Special features in all rooms

Beds: One kingsize
Wi-Fi: Complimentary
Entertainment system: Two 42″ flat screen televisions, Bose sound system
Room service: Available

  • Separate living and dining rooms with seperate bathroom
  • Infinity edged windows allowing 360 degree views of the ocean
  • Separate study with writing desk
  • Spacious walk-in wardrobe
  • Personalized maxi bar with Nespresso machine, tea making facilities and wine fridge
  • Private patio
  • Indoor walk-through rain shower
  • Outdoor round bathtub with views of the ocean
  • Separate outdoor marble round bath with ocean views
  • Private pool (20m2)
  • Private decking and sun loungers, direct access to lagoon
  • Personalised 24 hour butler service
  • Extensive bath and pillows menu
  • Exclusive beach and bath chest in the villa


  • Low season online specials from US$1,554 per night
  • High season online specials from US$1,984 per night

*Speedboat return transfer from Malé Airport: US$425 per adult

Restaurants and bars

  • Johara Restaurant – Located in exclusive overwater section
  • Azara – Main island restaurant
  • Mumayaz – Casual beach grill in main resort
  • Khibar – Cocktail bar in main resort

Resort features

  • Exclusive suspended treatment room
  • Two-tiered, infinity edge pool overlooking the ocean
  • Elevated library for tranquil moments
  • Snorkeling
  • Canoeing
  • Windsurfing
  • Diving
  • Tours
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
  • Water sports
  • Garden
  • Private beach
  • Steamroom
  • Concierge
  • Lockers
  • Room service


The Talise Spa is a full-service overwater spa, which features treatment rooms, a relaxation deck, and a full gym.

Nearby activities

  • Private charters
  • Deep sea fishing

What the reviews say

With high ranks all around, the Jumeirah Dhevanafushi Resort is well liked by guests. Reviews comment about how friendly the staff is, how great the views are from their rooms and how they would recommend others to stay at this resort in the future. Guests also rave about the resort’s food, stating that breakfast is particularly good. Of course, there are a few that feel differently, but it’s all in personal preference.

Getting there

To reach the Jumeirah Dhevanafushi Resort you’ll first fly to Malé International Airport. From there you’ll be greeted by resort staff and helped aboard a sea plane for the 1 hour and 45-minute flight to Dhevanafushi Island and the hotel itself, or you can take a 55-minute domestic flight to the Gaafu Alifu Atoll, and then a 15-minute speedboat ride to the resort.

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