Carpe Diem Beach Resort & Spa – Maldives

A new addition to the world of Maldives overwater resorts, the Carpe Diem Beach Resort & Spa stands out from the rest with rooms that specifically cater to different types of travelers. Whether you're traveling as part of a romantic duo, traveling alone, or with a small family, you'll find a suite to meet your needs. This includes 5 Over Water Pool Villas that are designed with solo travelers in mind and offer shared twin bed accommodations. In total, there are 10 different room choices which have created 115 villas, all of which offer private pools for guests to enjoy. For those who enjoy full board experiences, you'll find that there is a full board package at this resort that includes drinks and access to the resort's water park.

Though there are a few different live aboard cruises (that are offered by the resort) that you can join in on for a scuba diving and snorkeling multi day adventure, the resort's house reef is thriving with life. Here you'll find over 95 different species of coral and over 215 species of fish swimming about. Because of all this life right outside of your room, you'll find your adventure holiday to be one for the record books.


The Carpe Diem Beach Resort & Spa is found in the Raa Atoll in the island country of the Maldives.

115 Rooms/villas/suites

  Water Villas

  • Beds: 1 King size bed
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Entertainment: HD LCD TV with satellite channels
  • Room service: 24 hour

  Beach Villas

Special room features

  • Private pool
  • Sliding glass door
  • Large private outdoor deck
  • 2 Day beds
  • Lagoon view
  • Personal music system
  • Outdoor seating
  • Private plunge pool
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fans
  • Telephone
  • Turndown service
  • In room safe
  • Ocean friendly sunblock lotion
  • Siam Botanicals Natural Bathroom Products
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobes
  • Coffee machine
  • Fully stocked minibar
  • Complimentary bottled water


  • Low season online specials from US$464 per night
  • High season online specials from US$549 per night

Restaurants and bars

  • Overwater sunset bar (Buena Vista Club)

Resort features

  • Snorkeling
  • Scuba diving
  • Private beach
  • Salsa
  • Water hammocks
  • Main pool
  • Kid's Club
  • Private inflatable water park
  • Marine Centre
  • Live aboard cruises
  • Chapel
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Gift shop


The resort's on-site Quo spa will offer guests various treatment choices, including massages.

Nearby activities

  • Snorkeling
  • Scuba diving
  • Surfing
  • Multi day cruises
  • UNESCO Marine Biosphere Reserve
  • Hanifaru Bay (made famous by the yearly Manta Ray migration)
  • Swimming

What the reviews say

The reviews for this resort are impressively positive with with compliments extending from the rooms to the dining, to the snorkeling, and everything else. The views of the ocean were some of the most liked aspects of the resort, along with the rooms themselves. Those who came for the ocean activities were not disappointed as well. The on-site snorkeling charmed everyone, including those who don't normally like to spend much time in the ocean.

If you're looking for a resort to spend your honeymoon at, then you'll want to consider this resort as honeymooning couples already love it.

Getting there

To reach the Carpe Diem Beach Resort & Spa, you'll first fly into the Male International Airport. After you have landed, you'll then either take a 35 minute direct sea plane flight to the resort, or you'll instead take a combined transport of a 20 minute domestic flight to the Dharavandhoo Domestic Airport in the Baa Atoll and a 25 minute speedboat ride.

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