Finolhu Baa Atoll


Finolhu is a barefoot chic resort that puts a playful twist on luxury. Opened in June 2016, this vibrant tropical resort is situated on a unique reef-ringed lagoon which consists of four lush islands connected by powdery white sandbanks. Reopened on 1st November 2020 after a complete resort transformation, Finolhu is the first luxury property in the Maldives to be a part of Design Hotels’ international portfolio. 

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Nestled within the Baa Atoll, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve the resort boasts 125 beachfront and overwater villas of which more than half with private pool. Whilst popular with honeymooners, the extensive resort is also very family-friendly, with a kids’ club, a wide choice of activities and world-famous entertainment.  Enjoy unique experiences with the Beach Bubble ,a once a lifetime stargazing experience  or take a boat trip for lunch at the famous beach restaurant, the  Crab Shack.


  • Late check out / early check in subject to availability 
  • Bottle of sparkling wine and fruit basket  on arrival, and welcome note
  • 20% discount on Classic Massages selection from Fehi Spa menu 


Distance from Airport

70 Miles, 30 mins by Seaplane Transfer

Average high season temperature


Average low season temperature


Child friendly

Oceaneers Kid’s club


Spa and Gym, including Yoga and Pilates

Food and Drink


All-Day Dining Beach Kitchen is the culinary centre at Finolhu, where every table comes with expansive oceanfront views of white sand beaches and the endless blue horizon


Accessible via a winding boardwalk, Finolhu’s award-winning restaurant, Kanusan, offers an oriental dining ambience set against the backdrop of the Indian Ocean – creating the perfect setting for romantic dinners, special occasions and celebrations. Start with an evening cocktail at Jade Bar, and continue the evening’s culinary journey savouring the nuanced flavours of Japanese and Asian cuisine with a contemporary twist. 


Just a 7-minute dhoni ride or 20-minute walk across the sandbar reveals a dining destination which sits in another world, another time – a place where guests dine with their feet in the sand, enjoying the best of island life in a setting that’s perfect for a laid-back lunch or a late afternoon snack.


Serving a range of popular dishes from hot and cold mezze plates, vegetable tagines, and specialty camel meat, Arabian Grill provides food lovers with a complete multi-sensory experience of dining on aromatic flavours while being lulled by the sound of gently lapping waves on the nearby beach.


Choose from international favourites or Maldivian specialties from our In-Villa Dining menu


Beach Bar  |  Beach Club


Renewal Of Vows Ceremony | Sandbank Destination Dining | 5 Degrees North – A Unique Dining Experience in the middle of the lagoon. 


Milk LAB Café |The Luxury Edition Boutique



Taking a sauna bath at such outside temperatures? Sweating in a steam bath in summer? Why not! It cleans the skin and will help you to feel pleasantly relaxed… and afterwards the 30-degree temperatures here in the Maldives will appear pleasantly cool. You can also utilize our Hydrotherapy facilities at Fehi Spa after intensive exercise at the Gym, which helps to reduce muscle soreness the next day. We have separate ladies and gents steam – sauna – plunge pool Hydrotherapy facilities for our guests’ use at Fehi Spa.


For your wellbeing we have put together a range of beneficial massages. Depending on your individual wishes and requirements, we at Finolhu, a featured Maldives spa resort offer an option for every physical type, from the classical Swedish massage to Thai massages and the sun cooler. Our therapists know what’s good for you! We’ll be happy to advise you individually.

Local area

The island is located in the UNESCO world biosphere of Baa Atoll, 30 mins from the famous Hanifaru Bay via speedboat. Hanifaru Bay is best known for its concentration of enigmatic, graceful, inquisitive and charismatic reef manta rays. 


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If you would like to book your next holiday or are looking for inspiration please to get in touch with our team. We look forward to booking your next escape!
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