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Huvadhoo Atoll Ayada – your luxury surf resort in the Maldives

ClearWater Surf Travel is very happy to be the first surf agent for Ayada, a 5 star resort located in The Southern Atolls ( Huvadhoo Atoll) and very close to 3 waves and possible to reach the other famous waves by Speed boat.

Book this ultimate surfing experience and get 10 % discount when booking 90 days prior to arrival date … Rates will include Half Board .

Ayada Maldives is a brand new awe-inspiring destination comprising an opulent 112 villa resort located on the 150,000 square meter paradise island of Maguhdhuvaa in the stunning Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll due to open 30th October 2012.

From the moment you arrive on the resort’s delicate, powder white sands you will be immersed in a fantasy of luxury, quality and style unique only to Ayada Maldives. Delight in the impeccable service and superb amenities of the seven indulgent restaurants, bars and cafes offering world-class cuisine to tantalise taste buds, the extensive 3,500 square meter AySpa Spa & Health Club by ESPA will take you to a blissful level of relaxation. Ayada further includes a kids’ club, scuba diving centre and an array of water sports.

Ayada Maldives is a resort with natural beauty at its heart where you can truly discover the exceptional. From unique experiences of snorkeling and diving in one of the most unspoiled locations in the world to simply relaxing and relishing the views of the azure Indian Ocean from your private pool and terrace.

Be prepared to forget all your cares and pamper yourself with all that Ayada Maldives has to offer, since Ayada Maldives is here to turn your vacation into an unforgettable experience by attending to your personal wishes and needs. Indulge on a journey that will show you a truly inspiring world that you will not so easily forget.

The island is located on a stunning reef in the southern rim of Huvadhu atoll proper and it is an N-S elongated reef lodged between Gazeera Reef and Boduhuttaa Reef.
The Island is about 650 meters in length and 225 meters in width which adds up to an area of 150,000 square meter.
It is 432 km from Male’ International Airport from where it takes approximately 45 minutes to the Kaadedhdhoo Regional Airport in Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll by Local Airlines after which a 46 km distance remains to the resort by speed boat.

The island occupies the central region of the reef, has a shallow sandy lagoon all around it and has long stretches of white sandy beaches which are perfect for the ideal tropical holiday destination.
Additionally, the southern tail of the reef has an intricate system of bottom shapes and reticulation that makes it ideal for diving. The good location of the reef is further ideal for serious surfers.

Check out the Gallery and details for a full impression. If you wish to have more info on availabilty, prices and tips; don’t hesitate to contact us!

Accommodation details

Showcasing the majesty of the natural surroundings, Ayada Maldives offers seven luxury accommodation types all of which bring together contemporary and traditional Maldivian design elements.
The stilted water villas have each been carefully placed on the uniquely shaped jetty to capture magnificent views of the endless horizon whilst the beach villas offer an enclave of absolute privacy and serenity less than 30 steps from the Indian Ocean.

The resort comprises 33 Beach Villas, 4 Beach Suites, 14 Sunset Beach Suites, 33 Ocean Villas, 11 Sunset Lagoon Suites, 16 Sunset Ocean Suites and the outstanding duplex Ayada Royal Ocean Suite.
Designed, planned and constructed exclusively by the Aydeniz Group, the resort has been carefully thought of keeping in mind the need to provide a unique yet accessible, luxurious yet simple, modern yet authentic experience for our guests.

All exterior and interior elements have been especially commissioned to use the most durable natural elements and as such there is an abundance of teak, marble and sandstone finishings on display. The resort pays special tribute to its Turkish influence by introducing subtle Ottoman style decorative elements in the guest villas and dining venues.

Each of the spacious 50 water villas and 62 seafront villas are tastefully designed and furnished to provide privacy and comfort and exclusively offer: a private plunge pool with terrace, direct beach or ocean access and the service of your own dedicated Butler or Guest Relations Agent.

Wine & dine
Journey through an unparalleled culinary experience at Ayada Maldives where we strive to offer authenticity and variety with our seven vividly enticing outlets; each with its unique influence.
Ranging from exotic Asian flavours to tantalizing Mediterranean specialties to the vibrant Ottoman Lounge complete with specialty coffees, teas and shisha, your dining experience is complete with impeccable service and breathtaking views of the ocean and the horizon.

Ayada Maldives’ AySpa by ESPA, delights body, soul and mind.
Every detail has been carefully considered to make you feel united with nature. Take pleasure in the nurturing effects of water united with healing earth elements at the exceptional 3,500 square meter nirvana, designed by leading spa experts is located in the centre of the island.

Along with eight treatment villas, the spa further offers a private Hammam, steam room, sauna and hydro bath, all essential health facilities are provided in your personal paradise that will help you relax in a luxurious natural environment.
With the cool relaxation lounges and health bar the spa completes this private sanctuary of calm and tranquillity. Ayspa open’s the gateway to indulge on a journey of rejuvenation for body, mind & soul.

Ayada Maldives is one of a few luxury resorts on the Maldives that offers a romantic ceremony. You can also enjoy romantic moments on the resort with a private dinner, a picnic, a BBQ or organise banquets and other special events.

Declare your feelings to your true love on a destination that is breathtaking, poetic, picturesque and enchanting at the same time. The declared promises or vows here, will so easily not be forgotten and the beautiful scenery will precisely reflect your inner feelings for one another.

Kids Club
The kids club is a little paradise for children and at the same time makes your holiday as worry less as possible. Complete with its own private pool and game rooms, it offers everything a child desires.
Not only the heart of grown-ups will enlighten at Ayada Maldives, but also the heart of the little ones, with an attentive, fun loving nanny. The kid’s club is a true heaven on paradise for you and your children.

On all four sides of the island one can find an average height of 1.2 meters sandy lagoon. The water rises to a higher level during high tide and reaches 2 meters.
It is appropriate for swimming and water fun.
The area by the main pool is a bit shallower than the rest of the lagoon that surrounds the island; by high tide it reaches a height of 1.2 meters.

The lagoon is 30 meters wide to the east side and 60 meters wide to the west side. In a 6-10 meter wide area one can find corals where a colourful sea life hides out.
The corals begin at a depth of 2 meters and go deep to 15-16 meters, where the corals have completely covered up a slightly curved wall. While one can find many table corals there, the spot still does not lack colourful corals. At 16 meters the sand ground starts and goes down to 30 meters with a slight slope.

When snorkeling it is possible to see tropical fish such as Parrotfish, African threadfish, Anemon fish (also known as Clownfish), Snapper fish. Especially the lagoon where the water bungalows lie one can easily watch the marine life from the jetties.

While snorkeling on the coral reef the chances are high for one to come by Eagle rays, turtles, Batfish, Napolyon fish and many other rare fish families. In the south east of the island, one can find the Leopard shark family that resides there. It is possible to see them in the same area on the sand, day in, day out.

The reef on the west side harbours more colourful sea anemone and corals. In this area, one can singularly find Balcktip reef sharks with a length of about 1.5 to 2 meters.

The northern reef of the island is more upright and slopes down from 3 meter to about 25 meters. This area can be fun for diving. There is a high chance of seeing Eagle rays and turtles within that area. From time to time also dolphins approach the area. Because the island is at the entrance of the atoll, dolphin swarms pass by close to the island and enter and exit the atoll from there. This transit mostly takes place in the morning and at nightfall.

For those who want to surf at Ayada, there are three ideal spots for surfing very close to the island.

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Tel:: +316 55 828 727

Questions? We might have them covered right here!

When are the Maldives waves at their best?
In general the season runs from mid February till November.
February, March, April and May: Stable and clean weather with light winds. Consistent medium height waves.
June, July, August and September: Overhead! Potentially the biggest swells. Can be rainy though.
Oktober and November: Winds are getting stable and the waves will be medium but clean.

How to get there?
Simply book a flight to Male (MLE) with airlines like Emirates/Singapore Airlines/Etihad/ Sri Lankan/ Qatar ( free surf boards ) or Turkish Airlines / Tiger Airlines/ Air Berlin / Condor

How do I make a reservation?
1. Contact us regarding your request and/or any questions you may have. Use the form above, call us (+316 55 828 727) or write us an e-mail (
2. Together we will arrange your trip from A to Z.
3. Have you read our Booking Terms? Before confirming, please read them.

Don’t forget your:
– Surf equipment (+ repair kit)
– Passport (at least 6 months valid upon date of return)
– Visas. For Maldives you get a 30 day free visa upon arrival. Double check here
– Travel insurance
– Board shorts, sunscreen and slippers
– Music
– Books


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The Surf

Ayada is perfectly situated in The Southern Atolls, world famous for Maldives surfing.
Ayada is located just before Two Ways ( short paddle across the lagoon ) and very close to Five Islands & Love Charms ).

Best time to go is Jan – April & October – December with favourable winds and good conditions . Ayada Resort is close to Tiger Stripes /Antiques /Blue Bowls No boat trip needed anymore, simply enjoy the beauty and comfort of Ayada resort.

Transportation From the moment guests arrive at Male International Airport they will be treated with a warm welcome from the resort’s representatives and can enjoy the privileges of the Airport Lounge.

From here on guest will continue on a magical 45 minute journey by domestic flight to Kaadedhdhoo Airport where they will be able to enjoy the breathtaking sights of the Maldives, such as its untouched reefs and turquoise water, a unique experience that gives the guest an enchanting overview of the Maldives.

Upon arrival at Kadedhdhoo an exhilarating 55 minute speed boat ride will be taking the guest to the awe inspiring resort of Ayada Maldvies.

Hereby, concluding an awe inspiring journey to destination paradise.

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