Welcome to Joali Maldives

Published: 14th October 2022

JOALI Maldives is a wonderland of creativity, indulgence and adventure. Here, travellers can experience the joy of living through an incredible collection of artworks that unfold across the island.

At JOALI we believe in joyful, immersive travel. From the inspirational power of art to the life – changing gifts of nature, we celebrate life in all its vibrant splendour. It is in these moments that the true meaning of luxury becomes clear.

Each experience is imprinted on the heart and mind, becoming a memory to be cherished for years to come .

ACCOMMODATION

Each villa is inspired by different stories and designed to set you on a rich sensory experience to discover yours. From artisanal toiletries to award winning books, music and movies, everything in these villas has been hand-picked.

To us, luxury means time and stillness on demand, so all the villas have an automated control system and a butler service. Your own Joali Jadugar is available 24 hours a day to look after your every need. Your own infinity pool, available in every villa, ensures privacy under the sun.

We welcome solo travellers, honeymooners and families to stay at our 71 villas and two residences.

CULINARY ARTS

SAOKE

Designed by world-renowned Japanese restaurant architect Noriyoshi Muramatsu, Saoke offers the most incredible views and is the perfect setting to indulge in this homage to traditional Nikkei Japanese cuisine. This floating haven of delectable food serves select sakes, sushi, and teppanyaki/kotatsu seating options for the iron-griddle enthusiast.

VANDHOO

A specially designed dining experience spanning tastes from across South-East Asian, Chinese and Indian cuisines. Gourmands will indulge in experiential dining choices, exceptional breakfast spreads and an impressive cellar of hand-picked wines and vintages to match.

BELLINIS

A piece of Italy in the midst of the Maldives, from Nonna-approved pastas to obligatory Bellini aperitives and grappa digestifs.

TUH’U

Located alfresco on the sand under atmospherically lit palms and the night sky, TUH’U serves Levant cuisine, authentic dishes that reveal an incredible explosion of flavours, taking you back in time and fuelling your passion to discover more.

MURA BAR

With cabanas overlooking the sandy white beach and iridescent sea – the Mura Bar will be the place to head for sparkling sunset cocktails and light bites. Nestled within is a special whiskey and cigar lounge perfect for post-dinner.

HER KITCHEN

A personalised culinary experience for you to learn and enjoy delicious meals. With Her Kitchen, you can cook local recipes with experienced chefs and experience the joy of cooking within the surroundings of a professional kitchen.

LA JOIE

Our artisanal chocolate & ice-cream store is here for you & the kids to satiate all of your sweet cravings. Whether you prefer the refreshing taste of fruit, the richness of chocolate or the sweetness of vanilla, you will find it at the JOALI chocolate & ice-cream store.

DESTINATION DINING

A special menu to be enjoyed wherever guests wish to dine that day, from a private sandbank to an art immersive Manta Ray treehouse dining experience. Options limited only by imagination!

WINE CELLAR

Cross the threshold of our wine cellar and enter a world of terroir and sun. Our Sommelier will take your hand and lead you on a journey from France to Argentina, crossing the Rubicon of wine knowledge.

CHEF‘S GARDEN

Surrounded by flowering gardens you will find this peaceful little haven in the heart of the island. Here you will enjoy carefully prepared menus showcasing the best of the produce grown in the very garden in which you’ll experience your meal.

LEISURE

EXCURSIONS

From yachting to meeting the enigmatic manta rays and majestic whales every excursion is an adventure that is waiting to be yours. Ever wonder how the locals live? You can visit the local islands or take a dhoni excursion to discover everything your stay at Joali has to offer.

LAND SPORTS

Well-lit courts are ready to host the most relaxed as well as the most challenging tennis games along with a host of surprising sports await all those who want to sweat.

WATERSPORTS

From water skiing to hiring a speedboat, speed on water is an option for those who want to add a little excitement to their island life. Enjoy the lush, unending colors of emerald and turquoise while parasailing or wakeboarding.

MARINE SPORTS

Dive and snorkel to discover the vibrant corals of the island and the world under the sea with a marine biologist.

WELLBEING

An indulgent refuge, the JOALI Spa by Espa is a haven of wellbeing that is inspired by the tropical surroundings with a mission to reconnect individuals to themselves in mind and body.

The following Spa facilities are available: sauna, steam room, power showers, hammam, vitality pool, spa changing and relaxation areas.

As well as indulgent treatments, a fitness centre offers expert trainers and expansive views of the turquoise hued ocean and deep green jungle.

MURAMAS KIDS CLUB

As a kid on an island, one cannot help but wonder about treasures. With a vast range of activities for children of all ages, our littlest guests will leave with memories they will cherish for life.

JOALI has created a host of offerings to keep little ones entertained; from native storytelling days with local raconteurs delighting children with their tales to interactive treasure hunts around the resort and cookery classes for budding chefs in the kid-friendly kitchen.

ART IMMERSIVE

Central to the JOALI offering is its exceptional array of art and design which pervades all areas of the resort, while at its epicentre is the JOALI Art Studio & Gallery.

A selection of international guest artists will exhibit installations to surprise and delight including London-based Glithero and New York-based Misha Kahn, often working with local artisans to intersect design and sculpture.

WEDDINGS AT JOA L I

The ultimate island wedding destination, JOALI will delight in ensuring an unforgettable day. Whether couples prefer simple sunset nuptials à deux or a grand beachside event, JOALI’s experienced team can handle all manner of requests.

Contact your SWM client liaison for more information and prices.