Located on a beautiful private island with pristine beaches and lush tropical greenery, Ayada Maldives offers a truly luxurious retreat with a genuine Maldivian style. A wide range of restaurants, large villas with private infinity pools and our multiple award winning AySpa make Ayada Maldives an excellent choice. A large variety of water-sports, excursions and further activities are available for our guests.
About this Destination
Ayada Maldives is a luxury resort located amidst a pristine reef within the southern rim of the Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll in southern Maldives. It features accommodation with a private plunge pool and free WiFi.
Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll is approximately 431 km south of the capital Malé. Ayada Maldives is accessible via a domestic transfer (55 minutes) from Malé International Airport to Kaadedhdhoo (the local airport) , which is then followed by a boat transfer (45 minutes) to the resort.
The villas offer stylish interiors, finished with Middle-Eastern and Maldivian design elements. Beach villas and suites feature a secluded private garden with pool and outdoor shower - just a few steps away from the beach. Over-water villas and suites offer amazing views over the open ocean and also have private pools and outdoor showers.
Established in the middle of the Indian Ocean, the Maldives islands are multi-faceted. The culture, traditions and customs of the country are influenced by Indian, Sri Lankan, Malaysian, Arab, Persian, Indonesian and even African influences. A fabulous cultural mix that makes all the richness of the Maldives.
The official and the most common language of Maldives, Dhivehi, or the Maldivian language has been influenced by various languages like Arabic, French, Persian, Portuguese, Hindustani, and English through the ages.
How do you say hello in Maldives?
While the more casual, informal way is frequently shortened to “Kihineh.” Asking some favour and you want to say “Please”, you say “Adhes kohfa.” “Thank you” is translated to“Shukuriyaa.” And “You're welcome” is “Maruhabaa.” in Dhivehi.
The currency of the Maldives is called the Rufiyah, which is linked to the dollar at around 12.75 Rufiyah to the dollar. However, most resorts and many local islands will accept the USdollar (bring small denominations such as $1, $5 and $10) as payment.
Weather and Climate
The Maldives has a year-round hot tropical climate. There are two monsoons, the southwest from May to October and the northeast from November to April. Generally the southwest brings more wind and rain in June and July. The temperature rarely falls below 25°C (77°F).