All-inclusive villa resorts provide a feeling of luxury that's combined with the comfort and knowledge that nearly everything is included in the room price, so you don't have to stress over price tags repeatedly throughout your vacation. The Maldives has over 80 different water-villa hotels, and nearly 20 of them operate on an all-inclusive basis, or at the very least, a full-board (all meals included) basis. The best all inclusive Maldives holiday resorts are among the best in the world, particularly so, for overwater villa lovers.

Here at the overwater bungalows guide, we know that some people are looking for the best all-inclusive Maldives has to offer, while there are others who are a lot more interested in finding the best price. It shouldn't surprise anyone that the best Maldives all-inclusive resorts are also among the most expensive. With that said, there are a few reasonably priced ones that have made it onto this list as well. If you are looking for the cheapest possible room, then you'll want to read our cheapest all-inclusive Maldives overwater villas list. And the good news is that only a few Maldives resorts actually get poor reviews, so almost all of them are either very good, excellent, or spectacular.

As part of our Editor's Choice series, we've gone through every list of all resorts in the Maldives to find the best ones that get top reviews and offer very good rates. Below you'll find the 6 best all-inclusive or full-board resorts in the entirety of the Maldives.

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6 Best All-Inclusive Water Villa Resorts

Lily Beach Resort And Spa – Maldives All inclusive

  • Water villas: 56
  • Total rooms/suites: 119


One of the best rated of all the Maldives resorts, the Lily Beach Resort & Spa is definitely the highest rated of those that operate on an all-inclusive basis year round. The whole resort was totally refurbished and reopened in 2009 as a deluxe 5-star property. There are 3 different room categories, with even the smallest of them being quite large.

The all-inclusive villa resort deal that you’ll find here is called the Platinum Plan, and it’s easily considered one of the most generous in the Maldives. All meals are included, and here premium liquor is also part of the deal, as well as cigarettes. The normal rates at Lily Beach put it into the super-luxury category, and during the peak season months of December and January, it’s hard to find any availability at all in the water villas. Because of that, this is a resort you’ll want to book well in advance.


  • Low season online specials from US$1,233 per night
  • High season online specials from US$1,314 per night
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Veligandu Island Resort – Maldives

  • Water villas: 64
  • Total rooms/suites: 76


Absolutely the best of the inexpensive all-inclusive Maldives holiday resorts, the Veligandu Island is very highly rated and thus, receives many repeat customers every year. It’s a medium-sized private island with lots of dining and activity options, with prices similar to some of the much-larger resorts where personal service is harder to come by.


At the Veligandu they offer very affordable “full board” plans that come with 3 meals per day, but for a small extra fee, you can opt for the “all-inclusive” plan. This plan includes meals as well as all drinks, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic. You’ll also find extras like a sunset cruise, snorkeling lesson, and use of the fitness center and kayaks.


  • Low season online specials from US$825 per night
  • High season online specials from US$1,065 per night
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Constance Moofushi Resort Maldives

  • Water villas: 86
  • Total rooms/suites: 110


Only open since late 2010 and thus considered a newer resort, the Constance Moofushi Resort is one of the most modern 5-star private-island resorts in the Maldives today. The whole island operates on an all-inclusive basis, with a very generous package of things included, like 3 meals a day, premium liquor, a stocked minibar in your room, cigarettes, afternoon tea, and a long list of activities and water sports.


The Constance Moofushi currently receives excellent reviews and prices you’ll see are often higher than the online special prices quoted below, so you have to get lucky to get the best deals. With that said, even at higher prices, this resort is one to consider because it compares favorably against many others that charge much more.


  • Low season online specials from US$1,097 per night
  • High season online specials from US$1,244 per night
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Kuramathi Maldives

  • Water villas: 129
  • Total rooms/suites: 360


Serving as one of the largest private islands in the Maldives, the Kuramathi Maldives resort is a 4-star property that comes complete with 360 rooms, 129 of which are water villas that come in two classes. On the surface, this all-inclusive Maldives holiday resort might not seem an obvious choice at these rates, but it gets excellent reviews and many return visitors, so they are obviously doing things right. In fact, the rooms impress with Wi-Fi, an entertainment system, a semi-open bathroom and a rain shower alongside many other great amenities.


The plans here are titled “full board” which means all meals are included, as are most activities. With this, it’s important to note that alcohol and other premium things will be extra. If you’d like, you can opt for the all-inclusive plans here, which do happen to include wine with meals, for only a little more money. This is a very good choice for those looking for a larger all-inclusive resort and who aren’t necessarily big drinkers.


  • Low season online specials from US$683 per night
  • High season online specials from US$1,072 per night
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Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa All-Inclusive – Maldives

  • Water villas: 62
  • Total rooms/suites: 104


A very luxurious 4-star all-inclusive villa resort, the Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa has 62 water villas in 3 different styles and sizes in addition to its 42 island rooms. At this resort, the basic all-inclusive package includes food and most drinks, but the resort also offers a premium Island Club level that also includes an additional restaurant alongside other features.


However, you’ll want to quickly not that the Centara Grand Maldives isn’t one of the cheapest all-inclusive resort islands here, but it is well worth it for many guests who are searching for something special. All the water villas here are very large and considered well-appointed, with almost all of them featuring a Jacuzzi spa along with a rain shower on located on the private deck. Reviews of this resort are very good, making it understood why it’s a popular choice in the mid-range market already.


  • Low season online specials from US$800 per night
  • High season online specials from US$825 per night
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Vakarufalhi Island Resort – Maldives

  • Water villas: 25
  • Total rooms/suites: 75


As an already very popular and traditional Maldives private-island hotel, the Vakarufalhi Island Resort decided to add 25 water villas to its 50 beach villas in 2009, making it so that the water villas still have a very modern feel. Because this is also on the smaller end of the all-inclusive resorts scale, you’ll find that most guests like to venture around barefoot for days on end. This a so it’s a favorite for the casual crowd. There are a “full board” plan and a “full board plus” plan, which also includes drinks and a massage, among other things.


The water villas are loaded with amenities, including a semi open-air bathroom and garden plus a 42″ plasma TV and DVD player. The restaurant is known for its high quality and good variety, and there are many water sports and other daytime activities to choose from. Vakarufalhi Island gets described as “paradise” by many past guests so they are obviously doing something right.


  • Low season online specials from US$544 per night
  • High season online specials from US$705 per night
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