Among Maldives island hotels, COMO Maalifushi stands apart with its understated style, encapsulating the spirit of the Indian Ocean and the barefoot chic of a COMO private island resort. The luxuries are all here, with a COMO Shambhala spa, world-class yoga facilities and exceptional cuisine along with the Maldives’ vibrant marine life. 

There are some excellent breaks nearby as well as a string of uninhabited private islands, where there are seasonal hammerhead and manta ray sightings.


The first luxury Maldives boutique hotel on the Thaa Atoll. The island is accessible by a 35 minutes domestic transfer to Thimarafushi Airport followed by speedboat  from Thimarafushi to Maalifushi, which takes 25 minutes. Combining your stay at Maalifushi with a visit to its sister resort, COMO Cocoa Island can split their vacation between the two resorts by using domestic and speedboat transfers.


All villas reference indigenous architecture while remaining elegantly pared back to reflect the island’s calming setting.

Overwater Suites and Villas are built off wooden walkways that stand above the shallow lagoon, all have its own private swimming pool. Each has its own private terrace for slipping into the sea, while our garden rooms benefit from being set into the island’s tropical heart. The views are consistently spectacular: either lush gardens, where children can play, or directly out to the watery expanse. 

Land Villas benefit from being set into the island’s tropical heart. With direct access to the beach and lagoon, children can freely play while adults can enjoy the sun and sand. It divids into Gardan Rooms, Beach Suits with private pool, beach villas with private pool, one bedroom and two bedroom beach suites and villas and the biggest one, Maalifushi Beach Villa in 296m². 


COMO Shambhala Retreat at Maalifushi doesn’t amount to just another spa resort in the Maldives. It is the embodiment of a philosophy for healthy living that COMO Shambhala has successfully refined at its award-winning Retreats all over the world. There are eight overwater, ocean-facing treatment rooms, steam rooms, and an open air yoga pavillion—all enveloped by blue horizons and gentle sea breezes.

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