Athuruga Beach and Water Villas

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Athuruga Beach and Water Villas are set in the middle of the Ari Atoll, lying about 20 minutes scenic-flight by seaplane from Male International Airport. A holiday at Athuruga is a real Robinson Crusoe adventure with all the advantages of perfect services.

Athuruga Beach and Water Villas are surrounded by crystal clear lagoons and white powdery sands: pure paradise!

Relax under the palm trees in front of your beach bungalow whilst listening to the gentle lap of the waves and being cooled by the calming breeze.

The island is quaint – you can walk around the entire island in 8 minutes accompanied by a few harmless baby reef sharks.



The open architecture at Athuruga is constructed of natural wood and white curtains.

At Athuruga you have the choice of Beach Villas or Water Villas.

All villas provide: king size beds, hair dryer, wireless internet facilities, daily stocked mini bar – plus tea and coffee making facilities, and a twice daily housekeeping with evening turndown service and daily refurbished beach towels.


46 Beach Villas (plus 1 family beach bungalow and 1 family garden bungalow)

Private deck veranda with armchairs, coffee table and sun beds
Custom designed furniture
Independent air conditioning and a ceiling fan
Large bathroom with double basin, open air shower
IDD telephone facility
I-Pod docking station
(Family units have separate living room)



15 lagoon view villas and 10 sunset view water villas

A large private terrace with direct access to the water
Tasteful furnishings includes custom made rattan furniture with canopy beds, Italian contemporary lighting and handmade inlaid wooden parquet floors
Large bathrooms have twin basins, vanity mirror, bathrobes plus a choice of personalized fine toiletries and spacious walk-in showers features a double showerhead
Personalized climate control
Apple iMac with wide selection of movies and music



Other Activities

Included activities:

Water sports activities: canoe, sailing and windsurfing.
Snorkelling equipment.
Guided snorkelling tours of the house reef.
Fisherman’ s Island excursion (once per stay).


Athuruga offers a selection of excursions:

Island hopping.
Visits to uninhabited islands.
Sunset and night fishing.
Snorkelling trips to further afield reefs.


Our Opinion

An elegant and comfortable resort with a wonderful selection of food.

The snorkelling and reef are undoubtedly spectacular: you will enjoy seeing plenty of fish, sea eagles, white tip sharks, black tip sharks, turtles… The water villa comes highly recommended with its amazing lagoon underneath!

The island doesn’t feel overcrowded and the friendly and polite staff who will make your stay very special.



Additional Information

Additional Information
  • Guide PriceFrom €203 per person, per night.
  • PoolYes
  • ACYes


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