Carpe Diem Beach Resort & Spa enjoys a unique location where Raa and Baa Atolls meet, on Huruvalhi island, surrounded by a white, sandy beach with an expansive lagoon. Every May, the manta rays swim past the beach in a natural annual migration to Hanifaru Bay, and return every November on their way out. Hanifaru bay is just 30 minutes away by speedboat. This island is 400 metres long by 150 metres wide. Your transfer from Velana International Airport is with a mezmerising 35-minute ride seaplane ride, or combined 20 minute domestic flight to Dharavandhoo and 35 minute speedboat ride to the resort.

Available Rooms

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Solo Traveller Water Pool Villas

Max Guests:
2 Adults

Enjoy the pool villa experience and share the price with another like-minded solo traveller. Our 5 Solo Traveller Water Pool Villas offer the full resort experience without having to pay a supplement. The male and female assigned villas face towards the lagoon or the ocean and each villa has its own private pool.

Snorkel out to the house reef, return for a quick change before heading a few doors down to the Buena Vista Club and relax with new found friends and like-minded travellers. If you’re thinking you’ve finally found a place where a solo traveller is welcome and with a room choice tailor made to your needs and budget, you have!

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Lagoon Water Pool Villas

Max Guests:
4 Adults

Crystal clear, shallow water beneath your private deck for an iconic Maldivian water villa experience. Easy access to the lagoon from the deck and views to the expansive lagoon and water sports activities beyond. King size bed, 2 day beds, tile floor and wooden deck, private with furniture, Jacuzzi pool, air-conditioning, overhead ceiling fan, sitting area, stocked Mini Bar with refrigerator, complimentary tea/coffee, IDD telephone, colour cable TV, complimentary high speed broadband Internet connection, personal safe, partially open-air bathroom with bathtub and separate shower, transparent floor panels to the lagoon, double sinks, bath accessories, hair dryer, bathrobes, nightly turndown service and complimentary use of chaise lounges at the beach and pool and beach towels. Electricity is 220VAC, 50HZ. Aethic ocean friendly sunscreen is provided complimentary, and available for purchase at our resort boutique, Azora.

Perfect if you are not a strong swimmer but want the iconic Maldivian overwater villa experience.

 

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Ocean Water Pool Villas

Max Guests:
4 Adults

Just a few meters away from the house reef teaming with marine life and some of finest uninterrupted ocean view villas in Raa Atoll. King size bed, two day beds, tile floor and wooden deck, private with furniture, Jacuzzi pool, air-conditioning, overhead ceiling fan, sitting area, stocked Mini Bar with refrigerator, complimentary tea/coffee, IDD telephone, colour cable TV, complimentary high speed broadband Internet connection, personal safe, partially open-air bathroom with bathtub and separate shower, transparent floor panels to the lagoon, double sinks, bath accessories, hair dryer, bathrobes, nightly turndown service and complimentary use of chaise lounges at the beach and pool and beach towels. Electricity is 220VAC, 50HZ. Aethic ocean friendly sunscreen is provided complimentary, and available for purchase at our resort boutique, Azora. Perfect for avid snorkelers looking to explore the marine life on our house reef

 

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Two Bedroom Lagoon Water Pool Villas

Max Guests:
4 Adults
Bring the family or gather friends for a retreat together in this unique resort setting. Two villas provide your own personal space with easy access to a shared deck and pool for uninterrupted socializing and a bespoke retreat, just as you imagined.
Snorkel in the lagoon directly from your villa and return to watch the stars unfold as the sky transitions from light to dark blue. Memories are made of this.
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Lagoon Beach Pool Villas

Max Guests:
2 Adults
Directly from your terrace, feel the natural, white sand beneath your toes and stroll across our wide beach to the shimmering blue lagoon. This is the iconic Maldives experience you imagined, on your doorstep.
Stroll around the island, stop to join in a game of Petangue and then return to the privacy of your own slice of island life. With a private terrace and lounge seating to match, there’s space for everyone when it comes to post-activity and pre-dinner drinks with new friends.
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Ocean Beach Pool Villas

Max Guests:
3 Adults
All you can see are naturally white sand beach and beautiful shades of blue. In the distance, the ocean and horizon blend and the colours transition with the hours from blue to red to black. Relax with a book or your favourite playlist as you dip in the pool, swim in the ocean or simply relax in your own space.
Just steps away from the beach, admire the scenery under the shade of your private terrace. This is the perfect place to watch the stars on a peaceful evening by the Indian Ocean. You may have to pinch yourself to believe its real.
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Two Bedroom Lagoon Beach Pool Villas

Max Guests:
6 Adults
Bring the family or travel with friends for a beach getaway like no other. Enjoy the intimacy offered on your private deck and enjoy time together in your shared pool, or step outside your villa entrance to a myriad of resort activities on your doorstep.
Cool off in the shimmering, shallow lagoon and never tire of the turquoise colour. Return to dry off under the shaded spot outside your room, where the comfiest of sun loungers waits. Trust us, you’ll have to peel yourself away from it.
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Two Bedroom Ocean Beach Pool Villa

Max Guests:
6 Adults

All you can see are naturally white sand beach and beautiful shades of blue. In the distance, the ocean and horizon blend and the colours transition with the hours from blue to red to black. Relax with a book or your favourite playlist as you dip in the pool, swim in the ocean or simply relax in your own space.

Just steps away from the beach, admire the scenery under the shade of your private terrace. This is the perfect place to watch the stars on a peaceful evening by the Indian Ocean. You may have to pinch yourself to believe its real.

Sports and Recreation

The island is surrounded by 1 Kilometre of a wide white sand beach, ideal for strolling, jogging and beach sports. A long lagoon serves as the ideal kayaking, paddleboarding area and our healthy house reef provides excellent snorkeling discoveries. We have a 25 metre fresh water public swimming pool and a professional standard floodlit tennis court. Beach Volleyball, Badminton, Petanque, Bicycles, and a fully equipped gym, dance studio and yoga facilities are also available on the island.

Sharky’s Kids Club

 

Professional childcare services is available at Sharky’s Kids club with paddling pool; for children 2yrs and above. Children below 2yrs can access kids club with adult supervision . Teen zone is available for older children to enjoy more challenging games and recreational activities. Babysitting service is available for children from 2yrs and

Aquafun Inflatable Water Park

82sqm of inflatable water park fun with courses for children and adults in the lagoon’s shallow waters. Manned by lifeguards, and accessible only by pontoon, the water park is operated by our water sports centre.

Carpe Diem Water Sports & Dive Centre featuring Guided Diving and Snorkeling Boat Trips, also to our house reef, Equipment and Accessory Sales, Rental and Repair, and a complete PADI Instructional Program. Fishing Excursions including Morning, Afternoon and Deep Sea trips; rental and instruction for Kayaks, Windsurfers, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Waterskiing, Wakeboard, Fun Tube, Jet Ski and Glass Bottom Kayak.

Quo Spa

A contemporary hammam, steam room, 9 treatment rooms, a relaxation deck with plunge pool and juice bar, and a beauty salon provide all your wellbeing and beauty services so that you can reenrgise and relax. Helping you to live a life that is striking, dynamic and remarkably versatile, our range of hammam and bespoke treatments complement aerial yoga, chromotherapy and a relaxation area bring you to a spa with hints of transformational experiences, addressing life’s ebbs and flows and guiding you to future health possibilities. Share the journey with your friends, or embark on a new healthy you alone. Qua Spa challenges you to go beyond your current status quo and find a new level of wellbeing.

Entertainment includes Latin dancing and dance lessons, Marine Preservation Slide Show,

Movie Night, Live Band, Sports Tournaments, a Lending Library where you can take or donate a book, Nature Trail and Garden Tours.

Broadband Internet Connection Free wireless connection is provided in your guest room and public areas

Shopping at the Azora Gift Shop features a complete selection of Swimwear, Sportswear, Batik, Carpe Diem Logo wear, Jewelry, Artwork, Crafts, Sundries, Snacks, and more! Additional retail outlets at Quo Spa and Carpe Diem Water Sports offer specialist products and gifts.

Rescue a Reef

From Aethic ocean friendly sunscreen, SUBS flip-flops from recycled rubber, fashionable Sea2See Sunglasses made from reclaimed plastic collected by fishermen, and our purified water in recycled glass bottles, these form a foundation of our conservation approach to saving our oceans and marine life. Some of our signature items on menus also include USD 1 donations to our conservation foundation towards our coral conservation activities. These include visiting marine scientists from SCRIPPS Institute of Oceanography, USA, and our lagoon coral nursery with over 3000 juvenile corals creating an underwater garden 

Medical Clinic… A Doctor is resident on the island to attend to your basic health care needs.

 

Restaurants

Acropora is our main restaurant, featuring live cooking stations and buffet selections for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Seating is indoor under a high ceiling with views to the lagoon, or outside on the poolside deck. There is a separate table for each guest room as well as a longtable for communal dining. A selection of la carte options at Acropora are included in the fullboard packages, along with house wines, beers, softdrinks and selected cocktails. An adjacent coffee lounge serves Germany’s renowned Dallmayr Coffee and Governor’s Estate Tea from Sri Lanka.

Additional a la carte restaurants include the over-the-water Buena Vista Latino bar and restaurant, specializing in tapas and shared platters. Seating is open air, under cover with views to the lagoon and ocean. Anthias Bar serves a daytime a la carte snack menu dishes by the pool; and our signature restaurant, Ocean Deep Nikkei Cuisine, serves a unique Japanese-Peruvian fusion menu; the Beach BBQ Shack is a casual feet-in-the-sand dining experience for lunch and dinner around a long table for just 20 pax; Room Service; and romantic dinners and bespoke celebrations can be served on the beach front by the main pool, overlooking the lagoon.

 

Bars

The Anthais bar at the poolside is open during the day and evening, with sports bar facilities such as billiards, chess, board games and color satellite TV coverage of international sporting events; Buena Vista offers sunset views for afternoon tea, cocktails and is located overwater with a transparent dancefloor for Latin Dancing; Two Left Finns is a soft drinks and coffee bar at Carpe Diem Water Sports & Dive Centre.

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