Per night from USD $660
The magic of the untouched Thaa Atoll, with its strings of uninhabited islands, crystal lagoons and teeming marine life, is matched only by the beauty of the award-winning Maalifushi resort. COMO Maalifushi features a mix of 65 land and over-water suites and villas surrounding sparkling turquoise waters. As the first luxury establishment to open in this part of the archipelago, surfers now have access to a handful of well kept secrets earlier only accessible by surf charter.
To the south-east of COMO Maalifushi lies the atoll of Laamu. It loves a south east swell which can light up the surf breaks of Isdoo Corner, Machines or Coffins, Refugees Right and Left, House, Jetty C, Ying Yangs and Petrols. Accessible via luxury speedboat from COMO Maalifushi it’s a very rock-n-roll way to explore the Maldives’ Outer Atolls.
A wave-rich atoll which requires a high speed luxury speedboat to explore in comfort. From COMO Maalifushi there are over ten waves to choose from within Thaa itself; all less than forty minutes from the jetty. Farms is a favourite, and three more high quality surf breaks lie just minutes from this wave. In different directions more surf adventures beckon to mix up your vacation.
Kasabu is renowned as one of the Maldives’ longest waves. A long right-hander which runs down the channel before sweeping into the bay, this wave is the ultimate leg burner. Alternatively known as Sharks thanks to surfers’ regular encounters with friendly whale sharks. Lefts are on offer at Dhaalu too. Take your choice from the predominant waves of Kasabu, Vodi, Hocus Pocus and No Names.
Pricing & Packages
7 nights from USD $4627
These suites have their own access to the beach and the surrounding gardens give them great privacy. These large suites have floor to ceiling french doors that open up to the terrace and offer access to its own plunge pool. The bedroom has also a living area and an outdoor bathroom (101sqm/1087sqf)
7 nights from USD $6125
These suites are located above water and are spacious and bright. They feature a large bedroom with a living area and wide doors that open to a terrace with their own plunge pool and access to the sea. The bathroom features a sunken bath and outdoor shower (107sqm/1152sqf)
7 nights from USD $6625
These beautiful one bedroom villas have their own access to the beach and are surrounded by beautiful vegetation offering a lot of privacy only a few metres from the beach. These villas offer a separate living/dining area and an outdoor bathroom. French doors give access from the bedroom to the terrace and their own plunge pool (116sqm/1248sqf)
7 nights from USD $7120
These stunning villas are located over water and have beautiful views. They feature a separate living area with large doors that open up to the terrace where there is an infinity pool and access to the sea. The bathroom has a separate dressing area and the spacious bathroom has a sunken bath and outdoor shower (120sqm/1292sqf)
Maalifushi Water Villa
7 nights from USD $23
This is among COMO's most spectacular over water villa in the Maldives: an oversized, two-bedroom, light-filled bungalow, which sits the end of the jetty, allowing for peace and privacy, featuring a private pool and sundeck. (213sqm/2293sqft)
COMO Maalifushi is the first luxury resort in the Maldives to open in the pristine Thaa Atoll in the archipelago’s South West. COMO is renowned for delivering memorable experiences with its unique language of luxury. Drawing inspiration from indigenous architecture, and built from locally sourced materials, the resort’s overall design is a stunning pairing of minimalist elegance with rustic chic. Floating above a shallow lagoon, stand 33 white-painted overwater villas and suites, each with its own private terrace for slipping into the sea. The resort’s land-based accommodations are no less impressive, however surrounded by lush views of the island’s tropical heart, or the Indian Ocean. The luxuries are all here, a COMO Shambhala spa, world-class yoga facilities and exceptional cuisine.
At COMO Maalifushi, they rely sustainable principles: local seafood that’s so fresh, we serve it as sushi and sashimi at our Japanese restaurant. Tai, as well as organic produce rendered in healthy, all-day dining at Madi, Thila, and on the COMO Shambhala menus. Flexibility is key, the chefs always aim to accommodate food intolerances, the preferences of children, and discerning palates full of expectation.
COMO Shambhala Retreat at Maalifushi is the embodiment of a philosophy for healthy living that COMO Shambhala has successfully refined at its award-winning retreats all over the world. Drawing on the best Asian traditions in its approach to health and wellbeing, the spa offers numerous treatments including massage therapy, emotional rebalancing, holistic treatments and restorative skincare. COMO Maalifushi has steam, sauna and Jacuzzi areas, as well as an open-air yoga pavilion located on the sunrise side of the island, with views of the Indian Ocean. They have a state-of-the-art fitness centre, as well as expert instruction in yoga, meditation, and core connection.
Diving and snorkeling is spectacular, whether you choose to hop in the water from within a few feet of your overwater or beach bungalow or take a guided trip. Manta-rays, hammerheads and whale sharks are seasonal visitors of the Thaa Atoll, while the abundant fish and marine life make even surfing or swimming in these parts feel like a trip to the aquarium. Explore the island on your very own cruiser-style bicycle, enjoy complimentary yoga and meditation in a world-class facility, and watch the sun fall behind the sea as you dine at the resort’s signature Japanese Restaurant. Enjoy sport, line or boat fishing in some of the most well-populated waters in the world. Windsurfing is dependent on the winds, which can be fickle in these calmer waters. Canoeing is a safe and easy option for the whole family.
As the only resort in the far southern reaches of Thaa Atoll Maldives, Maalifushi gives you unique resort-access to a handful of waves once only surfed by those willing to make the long journey by surf charter. The COMO Maalifushi surf program gives surfers a true outer atoll experience, a single surf pass providing access to 3 different atolls and more than 20 distinct surf breaks. Surf Machines at Laamu, Kasabu at Dhaalu or Farms at Thaa. Every day is a new adventure with endless possibilities aboard a high speed luxury speedboat. Surfing at COMO Maalifushi rivals the versatility of a liveaboard surf charter and features the luxury appointments of a five-star resort base.