Meeru Island Resort and Spa

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Guide Price £1,519 per person
Based on 01 July 18 departure from London Heathrow flying with Emirates, staying for 7 nights full board in a Garden Room (2 adults sharing) including return speedboat transfers.
Our guide price gives you an idea of how much to budget for a stay at this hotel. The price will vary based on exchange rates, and your choice of room type, departure date, airline and cabin class, and any additional extras you’d like to add to your holiday.

A superb all-round island retreat

Experience something special at Meeru Island Resort and Spa, a superb choice for anyone who has ever dreamed of escaping to a tropical island paradise. Situated on the 90-acre island of Meerufenfushi, it combines everything that the Maldives is famous for; gorgeous sun, expansive sparkling seas, white sandy beaches, and island paradise. Choose from a range of accommodations, including stylish Garden Villas that are ideal for families and friends, or Jacuzzi Water Villas, specially designed for romantic retreats. For dining options, the resort is almost unsurpassed, and comes with two buffet restaurants and a range of á la carte venues where you’ll definitely find something to excite your taste buds.

Couples will also find exclusive adult only bars and restaurants throughout, as well as a separate pool, to contribute to your perfect holiday. Divers can rejoice at the range of classes and equipment available at the PADI Dive Centre, and if you’re a keen golfer then try out the driving range or tropical 9-hole pitch and putt – there’s so much to try out. 

  • Fantastic snorkelling
  • Large selection of sports and activities
  • Award-winning spa
  • Superb optional All Inclusive package
  • PADI Dive Centre

Top Tips from our Experts

Aveenash

Destination Specialist

"Meeru is very unique in hosting a 9-hole golf course on the island. Enjoy a quick round before spending the resort the day relaxing around the swimming pool or at the beach."

Hotel Features

Hotel Category

Trusted
  • Check-in Time:
    14:00
  • Check-out Time:
    12:00
  • 286 rooms
  • Approx. 55 minutes by speedboat from Malé International Airport.

Main Facilities

  • Diving
  • Fitness facilities
  • Golf
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa facilities
  • Watersports
  • Wifi

Accommodation Type

  • H&J Recommended
  • Private island

Board Basis Options

  • All Inclusive
  • Full Board

For Families

  • Kid's Pool
Location Highlights

Meeru Island Resort and Spa

  • Approx. 55 minutes by speedboat from Malé International Airport.
6081 Reviews 92% of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 4569
  • Very Good 1157
  • Average 226
  • Poor 79
  • Terrible 52

What to Expect

  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness

Reviews

Nov 20, 2017

Dream honeymoon vacations

Cortes Do Meio

We stayed at the 700s jacuzzi water villas and the houses are great. Very confortable and spacious with privacy. All the staff were very kind and allways available to assist you. The food was great...
Nov 20, 2017

Winter sun & relaxation at Meeru

Warrington, United Kingdom

We returned to the Meeru because we'd had such a great Maldives trip the first time, and yet again we were not disappointed. Treated so generously by the management including a special dinner...
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Meeru Island Resort and Spa

Facilities

Internet Café

Stay connected with the world, even if you didn't bring your phone, with internet access available at this convenient spot. Otherwise, there is complimentary Wi-Fi available throughout the resort in all accommodation and most public areas.

PADI Dive Centre

Meeru offers PADI Courses from Beginner through to Dive master level, plus a wide variety of Specialty courses too. The waters around the island are teeming with spectacular marine life and you'll experience an out of this world dive. The centre has three classrooms and is fully air conditioned and equipped with TVs and PADI course materials to get you started on the road to coral reef exploration.

Daily Entertainment

There is a packed activity and entertainment schedule on the island, with cultural shows, dance, sports tournaments, discos and more. You can also pick from a wide range of excursions, including island hops, submarine sightseeing, and photo flights.

Fitness Centre

Keep yourself active with modern equipment at the resort's fitness centre, open from 06:00am so you can start the day with a big energy boost.

Snorkelling

Enjoy the beautiful ocean up close with snorkelling at the Meeru Resort. A whole other world of marine life is available to behold just steps from the beach, and there's even a boat excursion available daily to the house reef. Restrictions: Excursions not for non-swimmers, children must be 12 and over, and accompanied by a parent up to 16 years old.

Duniye Spa

An award-winning spa complex comprising of land buildings and a unique over-water structure which prides itself on providing traditional treatments with a modern twist, the Duniye Spa is a haven, where your mind, body, and soul can retreat from the everyday and experience an uplifting experience. Let the healing energy of nature correct your imbalances and the cool soothing energy of the sea beneath your feet relax you. A range of signature treatments are available, as well as couples massages, beauty sessions, and much more on the appealing menu. Restrictions: Guests are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes prior to treatments and shower before to remove sunscreen and other products. Late arrivals may not be honoured and subject to time deduction, and cancellations must be made over 6 hours before time to avoid a 50% charge.

Land Sports

You'll find plenty to do on the island if you really want, with a variety of activities and sports like bicycle hire, football, volleyball, badminton, and tennis. There's also a golf range and 9-hole pitch & putt course for you to enjoy, and hopefully you'll score a hole-in-one. Restrictions: Rentals can be made at the Sports Centre. Open: 09:00am to 12:30pm, and 14:00pm to 20:00pm

Two Swimming Pools

The resort's two swimming pools are freshwater and offer beautiful sea views while you swim. The Dhoni Bar Pool is perfect for families and features a children's wading pool also, whilst the Pavilion Bar Pool is an adults-only exclusive site, where friends and couples can relax and enjoy some peace and quiet.

Watersports

The resort's watersports centre offers a variety of different activities for you to experience, including exhilarating windsurfing, as well as catamarans, kayaking, and glass bottom boat tours. Restrictions: Subject to weather conditions and availability.

Meeru Island Resort and Spa

Room Types

Garden Room

Overlooking tropical gardens near the Dhoni Bar pool, the Garden Rooms are shaded by waving coconut palms and include a wooden sun deck and a privacy screen between the rooms.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included

Jacuzzi® Water Villa

Walk along your private jetty to your own secluded hideaway. Located over the blue lagoon, the Jacuzzi® Water Villas have a private sundeck with a ladder into the ocean and a Jacuzzi® for two. Make yourself a cup of coffee with the onsite espresso machine and enjoy it on your private sundeck.

Jacuzzi® Water Villas are only for guests aged 18 or over.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • Whirlpool in room

Beach Villa

These spacious wooden bungalows are situated on the beach with picturesque views across the lagoon. Beach Villas have a king size bed, part open-air bathroom with rain shower and double sinks, and a relaxing sitting area.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included

Water Villa

The Water Villas are located on the beach immediately at the water's edge, offering a sundeck with stairs leading into the sea. These villas have a separate bedroom with a four poster bed, partially open-air bathroom with rain shower leading to private walled deck with sun loungers and an outdoor Jacuzzi® for two.
Only for guests aged 18 or over.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • Whirlpool in room

Jacuzzi® Beach Villa

These unique Beach Villas are located on the beach with a wooden sundeck and a Jacuzzi® for two. They have a king size bed, a shaded Pavilion, and a stunning view of the lagoon.

Jacuzzi® Beach Villas are available only for guests ages 18 or over.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • Whirlpool in room

Honeymoon Suite

Meeru Island Resort and Spa

Food & Drink

The Uthuru Bar

Enjoy each others' company on the wooden deck of this exclusive adults only bar, right beside the Maalan Restaurant. You'll love sipping drinks in the evening and watching the sunset over the ocean horizon. Restrictions: Adults only bar, 18 years and above.

The Asian Wok Bar

The bar to accompany dining at the Asian Wok Restaurant, set over water is the perfect watering hole to settle in after a delicious meal.

Hot Rock Bar

Head to the Hot Rock Bar after you've tried a grilled speciality from the Hot Rock Restaurant and let the food digest while you relax with a cool drink.

The Kakuni Bar

The casual Kakuni Bar is on the beach opposite the resort's main reception and features sports on big screens as well as activities to casually enjoy like table tennis, billiards, table football, darts, and board games. You can also pop to the library and grab a book to enjoy on the sun soaked wooden deck. Restrictions: Bar: 16:00pm to midnight Games Room & Library: 08:00am to midnight

Dhoni Bar

Dhoni Bar

A chic bar with a spacious wooden deck, located on the beach beside the Dhoni Bar Pool, this is a great place for your late evening or midday drinks and features a great menu of house cocktails and mocktails to indulge yourself in by the water. Restrictions: Open 24-hours

Pavilion Bar

Savour a drink overlooking the ocean at this ambient drinking spot right beside the Pavilion Bar Pool. Being next to the adults pool means that this is a great bar for couples seeking a relaxing tipple during the day and evening.

The Farivalhu Restaurant

The Farivalhu Restaurant is one of the buffet restaurants on the island serving international cuisine. There are live cooking stations, soups, breads and fresh tropical fruits. You will be assigned to your own table for the duration of your stay for the ultimate privacy. Friday night in the restaurant is a Maldivan night with a themed menu, and on Sundays at breakfast you'll be served with complimentary sparkling wine. Farivalhu Restaurant is for guests staying at the southern end of the island. Restrictions: Breakfast: 7:30am to 10:00amLunch: 12:30pm to 14:00pm (Friday 13:00pm to 14:30pm) Dinner: 19:00pm to 21:00pm(Subject to change) Dress code at Meeru Island is very casual, lots of guests go barefoot. Breakfast and lunch you may wear swim wear as long as women cover up with a sarong or beach dress and men wear a polo shirt not sleeveless. For Dinner shorts and short sleeve polo shirt, not sleeveless are customary for dinner or you can dress up as you wish.

Maalan Restaurant

The Maalan Restaurant

The sister buffet restaurant of the Farvalhu, The Maalan Restaurant serves an identical menu with the same spectacular live cooking shows and is specially located to cater for guests at the northern end of the island. Restrictions: Breakfast: 07:30am to 10:00am Lunch: 12:30pm to 14:00 pm (Friday 13:00pm to 14:30pm) Dinner: 19:00pm to 21:00pm(Subject to change) Dress code at Meeru Island is very casual, lots of guests go barefoot. Breakfast and lunch you may wear swim wear as long as women cover up or with a sarong and men wear a polo shirt not sleeveless. For Dinner shorts and short sleeve polo shirt, not sleeveless are customary for dinner or you can dress up as you wish.

Café

Meeru Café

Meeru Cafe is located at the Dhoni Bar, and offers all the snacks and drinks you should want for during your days, including refreshing ice cream, hot speciality coffees and teas, pastries, sandwiches, and paninis.

The Asian Wok Restaurant

The Asian Wok Restaurant

The Asian Wok Restaurant offers a delicious a la carte dining experience with Asian classics and great Teppinyaki choices to indulge in, it is set right over the water too, so you can really enjoy a special evening. Restrictions: Lunch: 12:00am to 14:00pm Dinner: 19:00pm to 21:30pm Reservations are recommended.

The Hot Rock Restaurant

Experience delicious grilled beef, chicken, seafood, and exotic meats cooked right at your table on unique volcanic rocks at this dining hot spot. Located on the Pavilion Bar Pool Deck, it makes a great destination for a tasty full lunch and dinner. Restrictions: Reservations are recommended.

Board Basis Options

All Inclusive

FOOD:Buffet Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner in the main restaurants - Farivalhu Restaurant for guests staying on the southern end of the island and Maalan Restaurant for guests staying in the northern end of the island. The buffets serve a variety of international and local dishes. Afternoon tea is served in the Dhoni Bar for guests in the Garden Rooms, Beach Villas and Jacuzzi Beach Villas, and in the Hot Rock Bar for guests in the Jacuzzi Water Villas. DRINKS: Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages from 10am to midnight, including bottled still water, house brand soft drinks, canned fruit juices, draught beer, coffee, tea, iced coffee, iced tea, house table wine, cocktails, mocktails and house brand spirits. Beer and soft drinks (including bottled water) available from the mini-bar, refilled once per day. Plus one half bottle of champagne per stay. Certain bars can be used dependant on which room type you stay in. ACTIVITIES: One sunset cruise, regularly scheduled. One ½-hour group snorkelling lesson (equipment not included), regularly scheduled, one ½-hour group windsurf lesson (equipment included) and regularly scheduled one ½-hour group golf driving lesson (equipment included). Free use of the fitness centre, driving range, daytime tennis, volleyball and badminton courts, table tennis, billiards, darts and football pitch (equipment included). Free use of the kayaks and windsurfers and golf driving range (equipment included).

Full Board

FOOD: The Full Board Basis meal plan includes daily buffet meals for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner from either the Farivalhu Restaurant or Maalan Restaurant.

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