The simple yet naturally beautiful private island of Embudhu is 3 km long and takes about 10 minutes to walk from one end to the other. Blessed with a beautiful white sandy beach and lush tropical vegetation, this idyllic natural hideaway can be considered one of the most affordable resorts to enjoy the natural beauty of the Maldives. The resort features 122 cozy rooms, including Beach Bungalows and Water Bungalows. Being one of the first resorts in Maldives, Embudhu is famous for its stunning house reef – home to rays, sharks, turtles, morays and many other amazing creatures. At least 35 world-class dive sites are in close proximity. With some of the most experienced dive instructors in the industry, Diverland-Embudu offers a wide range of courses, from Discover Scuba Dive to Dive Master courses. A variety of excursions like parasailing are also offered at the resort. The Serena Spa, an international wellness group, offers a wide range of massages and rejuvenating packages for those looking for a more relaxing holiday.

Distance:  15 mins by Speedboat from Velana Int. Airport

Atoll: Kaafu Atoll

Island: Embudhu

No. of. Rooms: 122


Simple and tasteful, your veranda opens right up to the beach.

Facilities and Services

  • A/C
  • Hot/cold water
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Mini fridge
  • Safe
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free two bottle water per day

Spacious and warmly designed, the water bungalows are set along the far end of the island each with a private balcony offering an infinite view of the ocean.

Facilities and Services

  • A/C
  • Hot/cold water
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Mini fridge
  • Jacuzzi Bath Tub
  • Satellite TV
  • Safe
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free two bottle water per day


At our buffet-style restaurant, where the theme changes every night, there’s plenty to tempt all palates. From our home-cooked pastries to our authentic curries, our dishes guarantee to get your mouth watering.

Our approach is simple enough. We buy quality, local and regional ingredients, especially we are very cautious in getting fresh fish and other seafood from the best sources. We let our award-winning chefs do the rest.

For those who want something extra special, our à la carte lobster and steak dinners can be enjoyed in the flower garden or at the water’s edge with the sand between your toes. Don’t forget to join us for a cocktail in the bar while you enjoy a beautiful sunset.

  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Badminton
  • Snorkeling
  • Diving
  • Surfing
  • Island Hopping
  • Excursions
  • Cruising
  • Fishing
Serena Spa

Far-flung, quiet and remote, Embudu is the perfect place to unwind and at Serena Spa, we are experts in the art of relaxation. Now part of the Heaven on Earth brand, Serena Spa is an international wellness group operating spa across the Indian Ocean, and beyond.

Our fully trained therapists offer a wide range of Ayurveda and Asian massages, alongside a number of indulgent beauty treatments. Perfect for soothing tired muscles after a day’s swimming.

Be prepared for some serious pampering – mind, body and soul!

  • Gym
  • Swimming Pool
  • Safety deposit box
  • Coffee shop
  • Room service
  • Internet facilities
  • Shops
  • Laundry service
  • Medical facilities