Muslim Travel: Resorts in Maldives for Your Next Vacation

Maldives has a rich choice of resorts for Muslim travellers. Check out these accommodations perfect for your travel needs.

Article originally appeared on Have Halal, Will Travel

Who says Maldives is just for honeymooners? White sandy beaches, crystal-clear turquoise waters, glow-in-the-dark beach… Maldives has officially become our new dream destination for that perfect beach getaway! This little slice of paradise welcomes thousands of travellers every year. And we bet that you didn’t know that Islam is the official state religion of Maldives!

Need more reasons to book your trip to Maldives? Allow us to convince you here!

We’ve done the research and were pleasantly surprised to find that these resorts actually cater to the needs of Muslim travellers! Imagine private pools, delicious halal food, prayer facilities and private spa services! The resorts listed in this article have them all!

Travelling during Ramadan? Check out these useful tips for a smooth-sailing journey! Tip: Fly with Lufthansa, an airline that will go above and beyond to cater to all your needs.

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1. Conrad Rangali

Conrad Rangali

muslim-friendly resorts maldivesImage credit: Conrad Maldives Rangali

Halal dining options: Yes
Villa and pool privacy: Yes
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: Yes
Spa: Private female and male treatment rooms

Highlights

  • The Spa Treat and the Over-water Spa experience
  • Manta Ray watching & Whale Shark snorkelling
  • Glass bottomed boat trips
  • Night fishing and deep sea fishing experiences

2. Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru

Banyan Tree VabbinfaruImage credit: Blixentours

resortImage credit: Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru

Halal dining options: Yes
Villa and pool privacy: Yes
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: Yes
Spa: Female therapists and private spa rooms

Highlights

  • Water sports centre
  • Health and fitness centre
  • PADI Gold Palm 5-star Resort Dive Centre
  • Banyan Velaa- A 30-metre classic flagged double-mast yacht

3. Six Senses Laamu

six senses lamu

maldives resortImage credit: Six Senses Laamu

Halal dining options: Yes
Villa and pool privacy: Semi-private
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Unfortunately, we were unable to confirm this.
Alcohol-free villas: Yes
Spa: Female spa therapists

Also read: Take an Ultimate Indulgence at Six Senses Laamu Maldives

Highlights

  • Diving experiences
  • Surfing
  • Private desert island experiences
  • Six Senses spa

4. Jumeirah Vittaveli

Jumeirah VittaveliImage credit: Jumeirah Vittaveli

Halal dining options: Yes
Villa and pool privacy: Yes
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: Yes
Spa: Private spa treatment rooms

Highlights

  • Well-equipped overwater gym
  • Children’s club and play area
  • Activities such as water sports, yoga, and diving
  • Talise spa

5. Shangri La Villingili

Shangri La Villingili

Image credit: Luxury Halal Travel

Halal dining options: Yes
Villa and pool privacy: Yes (Private infinity pool)
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: Yes
Spa: Female spa therapists

Highlights

  • CHI Spa
  • PADI Dive Centre
  • Nature trails, guided walks, and bike tours
  • Deep sea fishing and water sports

6. Cheval Blank Randheli

Cheval Blank Randheli

Image credit: Cheval Blanc Randheli

Halal dining options: Yes
Villa and pool privacy: Yes (Private infinity pool)
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: Yes
Spa: 6 treatment villas for couples and singles

Highlights

  • PADI certified 5-star Dive Centre
  • Candle-lit dinner on desert island
  • Sunset Yoga
  • Children’s play area (includes a large water slide)

7. The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi

The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi

Image credit: The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi

Halal dining options: Yes
Villa and pool privacy: Yes
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: Removal of minibar upon request
Spa: Private spa treatment rooms

Highlights

  • Excursions on-board Dhoni Sunset Cruise
  • Koamas Kidz Paradise
  • Karaoke Lounge
  • Fitness Centre

8. The Residence Maldives

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Halal dining options: Yes
Villa and pool privacy: Yes
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: Removal of minibar upon request
Spa: Private spa treatment rooms, in-room spa treatment

Also read: How to Travel Luxuriously in Maldives Under SGD 1000

Highlights

  • Spa by Clarins
  • Dolphin Cruise
  • One night free with minimum stay of 4 nights
  • Yoga for adults and children (Aged 7 years and above)

9. Soneva Fushi Maldives

Soneva Fushi

Image credit: Soneva Fushi

Halal dining options: Yes
Villa and pool privacy: Yes
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: Removal of minibar upon request
Spa: Private spa treatment rooms, in-room spa treatment

Highlights

  • Cinema Paradiso, open-air theatre
  • The Observatory, star-gazing through state-of-the-art telescope
  • Island hopping by dhoni
  • Family Dolphin Cruise

10. Ayada Maldives

ayada maldives

Image credit: Ayada Maldives

Halal dining options: Yes
Villa and pool privacy: Yes
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: Removal of minibar upon request
Spa: Private spa treatment rooms, in-room spa treatment

Highlights

  • Sandbank dining
  • Equator crossing excursion
  • PADI 5-Star Dive Centre
  • Banana boat & the Fun Tube

11. Zitahli Kuda-Funafaru Resorts & Spa

Zitahli Kuda-Funafaru Resorts & Spa

Image credit: Zitahli Kuda-Funafaru Rsorts & Spa

Halal dining options: Yes
Villa and pool privacy: Yes
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: Removal of minibar upon request
Spa: Private spa treatment rooms

Highlights

  • Sunset Fishing
  • Half Day Island Discovery
  • Sunset Dolphin Cruise
  • Snorkelling Safari

12. Amilla Fushi

Amilla FushiImage credit: Amilla Fushi

Halal dining options: Yes
Villa and pool privacy: Yes
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: Removal of minibar upon request
Spa: Private spa treatment rooms, in-room spa treatment

Also read: 8 Reasons a Maldives Trip is Worth Breaking the Bank

Highlights

  • Maldivian Fishing
  • Explore Baa Atoll, UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve
  • The Javvu Spa

13. Viceroy Maldives

Viceroy MaldivesImage credit: Viceroy Maldives

Halal dining options: Yes
Villa and pool privacy: Yes
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: Yes
Spa: Private spa treatment rooms

Highlights

14. The Naladhu, Anantara Resorts

The Naladhu, Anantara ResortsImage credit: Naladhu Maldives

Halal dining options: Yes
Villa and pool privacy: Yes
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: Yes
Spa: Female therapists and private spa rooms

Highlights

  • Anantara Spa
  • Snorkelling, diving, and deep-sea fishing
  • Naladhu Raanee – sunset cruise
  • Yoga and culinary lessons

15. Cocoa Island, by COMO

The Naladhu, Anantara ResortsImage credit: Facebook/cocoa island by como

Halal dining options: Yes
Villa and pool privacy: Yes
Prayer facilities/mosque on the island: Yes
Alcohol-free villas: Removal of minibar upon request
Spa: Private spa treatment rooms, in-room treatment

Highlights

  • Dhoni Suites
  • Private sandbank dining
  • Parasailing
  • Windsurfing lesson

Spoilt for choice? Shut your eyes, scroll really quickly and pick one at random. We’re sure you won’t go wrong with any of these resorts.

Have a resort that you would love to recommend to us? Let us know in the comment box below!

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