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New bohemian extravagance, The Nautilus Maldives is an exceptionally selective, completely private hotel of 26 sea shore and sea houses. An exclusive island in the core of the Baa Atoll UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, The Nautilus Maldives will be opening in January 2019 with the genuine aspiration of being noted as one of the main extravagance resorts on the planet. A shelter past the limits of time and assumptions, where each second is customized to you. A festival of the individual soul, The Nautilus Maldives gives you space – to share, to meet, to act naturally and to shape your very own excursion. Also, a large portion of all, to praise the individuals you're with, in any capacity you pick. 

Worked by a Maldivian business person Dr I. U. Maniku, a Maldivian business visionary with more than 30-years' involvement with business and resort possession, The Nautilus Maldives is his definitive undertaking in the nation, made to communicate his own vision of all that that extravagance can be – in the Maldives, yet around the world. A festival of the individual soul, The Nautilus offers freedom and opportunity unequivocal. 

The Nautilus Maldives is the lone Maldivian individual from Relais and Châteaux, one of the world's most esteemed inn and café affiliations and a worldwide perceived signifier of excellent quality.

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The Island - Baa Atoll Packages 2023/24

The Island - Baa Atoll Packages 2023/24

The Nautilus Island, Baa Atoll experience starts even before You show up at the retreat. Each and every snapshot of your visit is curated uniquely for you… from the call from your own head servant weeks before appearance, asking about your inclinations of food, water, pad menu, shower robe and room shoe sizes, to keep You refreshed on the climate to the whole group waving till you are far out when you constrain yourself on the withdrawing boat–no detail is excessively little. 

Your journey to this new shining jewel in the Indian Ocean starts with appearance in Male, which Nautilus handles in a way that is better than different retreats. Also, the game plans upon contact down at the Male air terminal is great and unadulterated extravagance. While most travelers connect to the appearances lobby, you are meet at the foot of the steps by a Nautilus agent who will whisk you by extravagance vehicle to a Nautilus' VIP relax, where all the appearance subtleties are handle for you as you chilling with a cool refreshment or mug of espresso and wanton brownies. In the event that you have any processed baggage, the hotel's group will recover it. It's the primary indication of the degree of extravagance that You will insight for the remainder of your visit. 

We are prescribed to book the house seaplane, so it would be going straightforwardly to the hotel with no different stops. The lavish purple private seaplane has an entirely agreeable cowhide seats, cooled, more roomy than the TMA planes. The 40-minutes pleasant exchange is smooth and the perspectives are stunning. 

When do you at last show up on the island, You'll welcomed by the administration of the retreat which is a stunning touch to cause you will promptly to feel welcomes feel invited after a long travel. There is no proper gathering or check in conventions – after the greeting from the whole supervisory crew, your own head servant drives you in the purple cart on a brisk visit to your sea or sea shore house where you will discover robes, shoes, yoga tangles and snorkel gear in your sizes, just as an invite container of champagne, canapes, and a gigantic bowl of new natural product that is renewing every day. Sunscreen, bug repellent and modules are given, however the most visitors never see a mosquito and don't utilize the repellent. WiFi is solid all through the island. 

The retreat is a little island and just 26 houses, so it seems like you have the entire island to yourself! Genuinely loose, shoe less extravagance and a no news, no shoes sort of island. In spite of the fact that there are 2 room houses for families We can sincerely say we never saw a sole, just a single night in the mixed drink bar for the Nautilus rising! Out of all the Maldives extravagance resorts, We can sincerely say The Nautilus feels like You are the solitary ones on the island! Unadulterated Paradise! 

There is no timekeepers anyplace on the island as time is never an issue, it is totally your decision with regards to when you need to feast. Unadulterated Bliss! You squeeze yourself to ensure this isn't a fantasy and afterward ask what the dinner timings are, so you don't miss the last request. Be that as it may, there is no understanding of time on the island. Breakfast at 1 pm as you manage stream slack? Check. A spa treatment at 2 am? Obviously!! Supper at 1 am at any of the 3 cafés after your 12 PM swim? With delight! 

Cafés have adaptable opening times; for instance, breakfast can be required whenever of day – and not even in the eatery if the visitor favors breakfast in bed or by their private pool. While there will be menus in every one of the three cafés in Maldives, these are viewed as beginning stages for a conversation with the gourmet expert about what the visitor might want to eat as opposed to as set rules for what can be requested. It is to be sure freeing to relinquish the idea of time, set your own watch aside and simply accept the way things are and the cadence of your interior clock. 

The Nautilus Maldives has been intended for the new age of extravagance voyagers who are searching for groundbreaking encounters and exercises that they can impart to the individuals who matter the most to them. Entire island appointments offer a definitive in seductiveness. The Nautilus theory, subsequently, is one of supreme opportunity for its visitors, offering a laid-back 'current bohemian' way of life where visitors can escape from their regular day to day existences, really act naturally, and reconnect with their inward being, with nature and with their families – all in a lovely Maldivian setting. A stay here isn't care for a stay elsewhere. 

This way of thinking has implied reexamining how an extravagance resort is run to base administrations around the visitor and not observe standard working methods. In light of this, administration is driven by the House Captains (stewards), as indicated by the hotel, who deal with everything about of giving over to receptionists, attendants, journey guides and so on Those highlights incorporate private pools, sea sees from each house, delicate sandy sea shores encompassing thick tropical greenery, and a rich coral reef simply meters from the island's shores. Initially a remote location – called Thiladhoo and excessively little at 250 m measurement for inhabitation – the minuscule island holds a considerable lot of its unique local plants and trees. 

At The Nautilus Maldives, a vivid wonderland of mind boggling marine life anticipates revelation: outings to widely acclaimed Hanifaru Bay to swim among whale sharks and manta beams; jumping on luminous coral reefs; investigating far off shoals and remote locations or simply cruising the sea on a uniquely constructed yacht are among the numerous experiences visitors can anticipate. 

Everybody is warm and drawing in, from the GM to the café staff. Regardless of whether it is the staff at the café, the housekeeping, the watersports group, … everyone is welcoming you with a major grin and some pleasant words. There is practically no wish can not be satisfied. 

The staff all talk flawless English which makes life productive, however fun as they could impart a joke to with You also. You will likewise locate that the steward administration (they call them House Masters) figure out how to be absolutely proficient without being grandiose. Your head servant is continually taking care of you, springing up for the duration of the day, and accessible by telephone. 

The idea of the group isn't just loaded with minimal day by day shocks, yet in addition gives one a sensation of home, as the center lies upon outright protection. This gives the sensation of being the solitary visitors on the island. It's sort of a major family on the island, with everybody being strong, useful and kind.



With just 26 sea shore and sea houses on a small coral reef-encompassed island, The Nautilus Maldives is a bohemian hideaway situated in Baa Atoll, the solitary an UNESCO biosphere hold in the country. Exceptionally in the Maldives, The Nautilus experience starts on the runway at Velana International Airport, where each visitor will be taken directly from the plane to a VIP terminal in the air terminal for a casual traditions and movement freedom, as per the hotel. 

The Nautilus is simply a short ways from Velana International Airport, Malé, via seaplane. Or then again require a 15-minute homegrown departure from Malé to Dharavandhoo Domestic Airport followed a 15-minute speedboat to the brilliant sandy shores.

Houses and Residences

Houses and Residences

Convenience at The Nautilus is called 'houses and homes' since visitors should feel similar degrees of solace and straightforwardness as when at home, alongside the most fabulous highlights the Maldives has to bring to the table. Every one of the houses is a suite, with discrete front room and room. Only 15 one-and two-room Beach Houses line the island's sands, shrouded away among coconut trees, palms, and tropical greenery. Eleven one-and two-room Ocean Houses remain on braces over the tidal pond. 

Space to live, to giggle, to share great recollections. Every one of 26 sea shore and sea houses comes total with its own different parlor and private pool, giving space to free-energetic celebration and unwinding. An independent universe where youngsters can wander indiscriminately, where families can associate. The highlights incorporate sea sees from each house, delicate sandy sea shores encompassing thick tropical greenery, and a rich coral reef simply meters from the island's shores. 

Roused by the suffering type of the nautilus shell, each house and home at The Nautilus is a particular and complex departure. Bended lines and spiraled components reverberation all through each space. These way of thinking, as well, emphasizes the immortality and life span of this symbol of the profound. 

These extravagant, suite-style safe-havens each accompany private steward administration that guarantees each component of your home is custom-made to you. A spot to blend and blend, to hobnob in wonderful security. 

Exquisite sea shore chateaus with an incredible ocean see, the two-story homes are departures of easy stylish. Bended dividers and living spaces review the natural type of the nautilus shell, with hand-picked stylistic theme injecting each space with new bohemian appeal. Living and lounge areas on the ground floor open to a broad deck and a shimmering private pool. Higher up, a sun-doused lord room with amazing sea shore and sea sees, and an overhang with a winding flight of stairs that prompts the deck ground floor. The light-filled en-suite restroom is a shelter with stroll in downpour shower and unattached tub with great sea sees. 

The Beach Houses at The Nautilus Maldives are so large and astounding with Bohemian style, which are beautified to an exclusive requirement and of top quality. They have the most huge light fixtures You have ever seen, all totally made out of wood. There is a parlor, with interminable closet space and a STUNNING washroom. There is additionally an external nursery territory with an open air downpour shower. There is nothing similar to cleaning up under the stars! The outside has a colossal decking zone with greatest daybed/swing, likewise on the decking you will locate the pool and minibar, all lone advances from your home and the lovely white sea shore and completely clear sea! 

Common sunshine occupies the rooms and inside plan is tropical with a dash of boho stylish caprice. The island style is loose, with the rule given to the inside planners to "make it appear as though it very well may be somebody's home, and better". The greater part of the decorations have been uniquely worked for The Nautilus. The conveniences in the houses are the most lavish and broad You have ever. From the free softdrinks at the minibar,the early morning cakes and new squeeze prior to going out for breakfast,the gilette shavingkit to a select nail treatment set and Hermès and Penhaligon shower and bodyproducts in each restroom. 

Three 1-room Beach Residences (400sqm); Two 2-room Beach Residences (545sqm); One 3-room The Nautilus Retreat 

Get over-water educational involvement with a sea house in a blue tidal pond. Here, you exist liberated from time, with just dusk and first light to stamp the death of days. Yet, paying little heed to the area of your estate You are never in our room at nightfall in any case, as they have a free mixed drink hour with unrecorded music and little nibbles around the pool each day around dusk, where the view is awesome. A sundeck contacts the skyline, with steps that lead you down to the tidal pond, while your own private vastness pool mixes with the sea's blues. 

Revel in the private withdrawal of a one-room house for two. Or on the other hand associate with your faction in a home of plentiful space and security. There are eight 1-room Ocean Houses (252sqm), two 1-room Ocean Residences (453sqm) and one 2-room Ocean Residence (472sqm) on the island. 

The Ocean Houses are simply exquisite! It's heaven on earth for a few. Open, light, with a tropical vibe and an extraordinary security. The front room includes a glass window in the floor to see fish skimming by beneath. The extensive, round room with enough closet space to encourage each visitor's heart has a lot of electrical/USB outlets at bedside, a gigantic measure of wardrobe and cabinet space, and your own personal wine chiller with a determination of wines and champagnes The restroom is enormous, with two separate vanities. Each room opens onto the sweeping deck, with a delightful huge pool, parlors, table and seats, Maldavian swing, cooler with drinks, garments drying rack, and a handheld shower at the highest point of the means into the ocean. The pool is an agreeable temperature more often than not, slightly nippy at first light. 


  • Early check-in/late check-out whenever possible
  • A bottle of Champagne on arrival paired with gourmet welcome platter
  • Dedicated butler
  • Packing and unpacking service
  • Your selection of soft drinks and unlimited still & sparkling water
  • Babysitting
  • Two children under 12 stay free with parents
  • A selection of premium teas and coffees
  • Seamless Wi-Fi coverage across the island
  • Complimentary laundry service (four items per villa, per day)

Restaurants and Bars

Restaurants and Bars

Unscripted eating – anyplace, whenever. The Nautilus' three eateries and two poolside bars revel in the unconstrained, making bespoke culinary excursions custom fitted to each taste. The Nautilus is an existence where a menu is only a spot to assemble motivation and dinners are intended for the visitor, at whatever point they need to eat, as indicated by the hotel. Private in-house or around-the-island eating according to popular demand. Adaptable opening times, no imperatives. Simply an enthusiasm for unprecedented gastronomy. 

All the food is exceptional. Eating, for those wishing to follow the cook's recommendations, incorporates fascinating mixtures of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern food at the over-water signature eatery; exquisite effortlessness with Japanese and Latin-American manifestations at the barbecue; and worldwide indulgences at the entire day eating café. No opening or shutting times, no morning meal hours, no shoes, no clothing regulations; visitors come as they are, appreciate incredible organization and enjoy a shared energy for exceptional food. 

The retreat's primary throughout the day feasting café envelops you by an inviting sea shore house feeling with an abundance of connoisseur enhances that carry bliss with each chomp. GM advises the visitors don't have to think excessively - the cooks will stir up any food off-menu that their sense of taste likes. With cornucopia of scrumptious joys the morning meal is a mix of a broad smorgasbord and table support of (request egg dishes, flapjacks/French toast, and so forth) They have an extraordinary cake gourmet expert (begins every morning at 3am and has various desserts every day) the absolute best croissants and other covered cakes You've ever had anyplace, shatteringly fresh and rich! 

The Nautilus doesn't stop to stun you with its unlimited prospects and really bohemian demeanor that they pull off with such easy spirit. The culinary experts create an eating experience to your inclinations, and welcome you to have some good times in the kitchens – flambé your own hotcakes or singe your own fish steak. Make it a memorable feast. 

Smoke-loaded flavors, imbuements from far off shores – the barbecue sets out on a daily excursion from Latin America to the ranges of North Asia. Subside into teppanyaki over the water, plates to relish under a twilight sky, and revel in manifestations from the Josper barbecue – generous solace food that satisfies the spirit. 

Extraordinary discussion, a completely blended beverage, delectable tapas plates served under the radiance of the Maldivian sky. The poolside bar allows you to make the most of life's easiest extravagances: dusk, family relationship and the tranquility of an island asylum. The incomparable solace of loungers and cabanas – a definitive shoreline retreat with the refined vibe of a family room. The entire day, free connoisseur store style canapés and light chomps to spark your interest. 

Envision Champagne under a shelter of stars. A vintage rosé on the shoal as the dusk marbles the sky. Or on the other hand a dhoni supper for two as you float through the Baa Atoll. From pizza night in your sea shore house to blazing Moroccan charge by lamp light, eating at The Nautilus transforms any dinner into a bespoke event.

The room rates include: 

  • Breakfast anytime, anywhere
  • Daily sunset cocktails
  • Deli-style canapés at our pool bar all day long
  • Unlimited still & sparkling water throughout the day
  • Bottle of Champagne and gourmet platter on arrival
  • some minibar items (coffee, tea, and 3 bottles of juice per day)
  • evening turndown service which included a carafe of fresh juice shots (a different blend every day) and some kind of small treat, like mini cakes or cookies.
  • 4 items of laundry per day
  • all non-motorized watersports

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