Villa Risso

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Pool Resort Villa Walk to Beach All Bedrooms En-Suite Romantic


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The sensational Hurawalhi Island Resort in the pristine, idyllic Lhaviyani Atoll in the Maldives promises the dream holiday of a lifetime. Perfect for weddings, honeymoons, renewal of vows or any other romantic celebration of love, the resort offers the ultimate in luxury, tranquility and serenity. Visitors to this very special island will leave having experienced a magical blend of intimacy and thrill. Not only is it the perfect destination for couples wanting to be cocooned by themselves, the resort also offers a fabulous package of extraordinary wonders. You can dine in true style, refresh your body and soul, enjoy barefoot bliss on fine white sands, enjoy welcome champagne, visit dolphins on a sunset cruise, relax in the spa, play tennis, visit the fabulous fitness centre, enjoy watersports, take part in mindful yoga sessions, accompany the resort’s marine biologist on a snorkelling trip and perhaps enjoy some amazing excursions. The list is endless and your holiday memories will last a lifetime.

Hurawalhi is a 90 villa, adults only, luxury resort enjoying stunning, contemporary design where you can relax totally, enjoy being in the moment and cherish inner balance and peace. All 90 villas boast mesmerising sea views, striking natural beauty and exquisite design. Guests are spoilt with lavish comfort, exclusivity and a team of professionals that will ensure every guest is known personally and will receive the holiday of their dreams. The villas are either beachside or over-water, all stunning, private and beautifully finished. Guests arrive at this tropical paradise by scenic, 40 minute seaplane flights from Male International Airport. Hurawalhi Island is a tiny private coral island, enveloped by the year-round toasty, turquoise Indian Ocean. It is just one of the 1191 islands that comprise the stunning Maldives archipelago.

Villa Risso is one of the resort’s refined Beach Pool Villas, enjoying beachside bliss with captivating lagoon views from the villa, your private deck and a gorgeous ocean-facing infinity pool. Guests step right out onto the glistening snow white sand and into an emerald lagoon. The total villa size is 105 sqm and the infinity pool is 27 sqm. The villa boasts one lavishly appointed bedroom with a beautiful sitting area where you can gaze at the superb vistas and count your blessings. The trendy, stylish ensuite bathroom offers a top-of-the-range rain shower which also leads directly to your deck and pool. It comes with an exclusive, bespoke collection of environmentally friendly Healing Ocean toiletries by Healing Earth, utilising gifts given by Mother Nature. Villa Risso enjoys a fabulously warm ambience with luxurious rich woods and lavish soft furnishings. The deck is perfectly private with chic cladded fences separating the villas. Luxury loungers sit beautifully next the pool, perfect for relaxing, enjoying your holiday read and sipping cool refreshments from your mini bar which is restocked every day. Lush tropical planting frames your spectacular sea views. Guests also enjoy a delightful alfresco lounge area where a comfortable corner sofa is adorned with plush, colourful cushions. The villa has coffee and tea facilities so this is your perfect early morning coffee spot. An alfresco dining table completes the picture for romantic meals or drinks gazing at this superb panorama. Villa Risso offers a romantic, natural, chic adult escape. You can arrange private, romantic in-villa dining, enjoy delicious private picnics or you can attend one of the resort’s impressive restaurants. First though, you will be treated to welcome champagne.  

Hurawalhi offers a fantastic all-inclusive plan giving a carefree, hassle-free holiday with everything you need to enjoy this unforgettable paradise. The package includes daily meals in the resort’s Canneli Restaurant, dine around options of a lunch or dinner at their Kashibo and J.F.K. restaurants, drinks in the resort’s Coco and Kashibo bars including some signature cocktails, welcome champagne in the villa, a sunset dolphin cruise, use of the fitness centre, tennis, paddle tennis, table tennis, billiards, kayaks, windsurfing equipment, half an hour of snorkelling and windsurfing tuition, yoga, fitness activity sessions, meditation. The package does not include meals at the sensational 5.8 Undersea Restaurant, destination dining, in-villa dining, spa treatments, some watersports, excursions, champagne from the mini bar or the seaplane journey. For a supplement, fabulous treats can be arranged to make the perfect holiday including a bottle of Taittinger champagne together with the chef’s delicious canapes in the Champagne Pavilion, dinner at the most awesome underwater restaurant, romantic picnics or dinners by candlelight on the beach and a fantastic range of excursions and boat hire.

The gorgeous Villa Risso is a sublime choice for a romantic escape. Hurawalhi is expert at arranging weddings, renewal of vows, honeymoons or romantic breaks. You will have your hearts stolen at this very special resort and leave with memories that will last a lifetime.  

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What you should know…

  • The resort is adults only (guests over the age of 15) so you know that the tranquility and serenity will not be interrupted by excited youngsters
  • Dining in the 5.8 Undersea Restaurant, spa treatments, some drinks and motor watersports are not included in the all inclusive package
  • Please speak to our Concierge Team if you would like to plan a special event at this luxurious resort or book special excursions and so on
  • The seaplane journey from Male is not included in the package and will be an extra

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet All Bedrooms En-Suite Ground Floor Bed & Bath Satellite TV Beachfront Waterfront

The Villa

The lavishly appointed Villa Risso is popular for the unbeatable lifestyle it offers – the island’s sparkling-white beach and the lagoon to which it fades away are steps away from your refined villa.

Ground Floor
- Bedroom with king-size bed and access to the terrace
- Small living area with sofa, satellite TV and access to the terrace
- Bathroom with walk-in shower and access to the terrace

Exterior Grounds
- Private swimming pool
- Direct access to the beach
- Ample terraced area
- Four sun loungers
- Small outdoor dining
- Outdoor sofa

Additional Facilities
- Wi-Fi connection
- Coffee and tea facilities
- Bathroom amenities


About the surrounding area of Villa Risso
Walk to Beach Walk to Restaurant Watersports Sailing Canoeing/Kayaking Tennis Nearby Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Scuba Diving Boat Trips
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Villa Risso is located on the sensational Hurawalhi Island Resort on its own private island in the idyllic Lhaviyani Atoll in the Maldives. Hurawalhi Island is just one of the islands strung across the Equator making up the Maldives. With azure, turquoise and midnight blue tints, the lagoons are a total marvel where guests can enjoy the mesmerising views and soft coral sands. Guests take an incredibly scenic seaplane journey from Male across the glittering necklace of islands and bare coral sandbanks to reach their holiday paradise.

Guests staying at this magical resort enjoy luxurious accommodation and a fantastic package of entertainment. Dining can be taken at the resorts Kashibo Restaurant where they will be treated to a sizzling fusion of Asian cuisine in a picture-perfect setting, the main buffet style Canneli Restaurant with themed evenings, J.F.K Junk Food Kitchen with its upscale junk food or, for a supplement, guests can experience exclusive gastronomical heaven at the spectacular 5.8 Undersea Restaurant. Fine dining while watching the colourful sea life all around is just one of the huge pluses of Hurawalhi. The resort’s Champagne Pavilion enjoys a romantic, hideaway setting with captivating views of Dream Island, Hurawalhi’s private sandbank. The resort’s architect designed Coco Bar offers delicious cocktails and snacks next to the spectacular infinity pool and beach. As night approaches, this gorgeous sunken bar and lounge becomes the spot to be with seductive lighting and the DJ’s artistic acoustics. Hurawalhi’s haven of beauty, relaxation and well being, Duniye Spa, offers an amazing package of treatments in yet another beautiful setting.

Also within the package are some taster sessions of scuba diving with the resort’s marine biologist and snorkelling. The marine life surrounding this magical island is adundant with manta rays, reef sharks and sea turtles regularly paying visits to the dive sites. Fish species and sea turtles come in thousands to the spectacular coral reefs. Snorkelling alongside this colourful spectacle is hard to beat. At the Hurawalhi Marine Biology Centre you will learn of the island’s research and conservation efforts. The resort offers a state-of-the-art fitness centre, many yoga group sessions, aqua fitness, circuit training, diverse meditation options, parasailing, watersports and much more.

Guests can enjoy many excursions to explore the Maldives beyond Hurawalhi. You can set your adventurous spirit free with a luxury yacht experience on Charter Bella, Hurawalhi’s yacht. Lovebirds can enjoy a magical experience sailing across the Lhaviyani Atoll. Guests can also try their luck at reeling in fish and tasting a delicious self-caught dinner or hop aboard their speedboat in quest of spinner dolphins or manta rays. The professional staff are happy to help tailor make your trips to ensure that you revel in your Maldives escapism.

The dining options are many in this fabulous resort are plentiful. As well as beautiful restaurants, guests can enjoy private dining on the powdery white sand by candlelight or in the villa and enjoy private champagne breakfasts. Delicious picnic hampers can be prepared to fully live up to your island life fantasies.

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Male International Airport

(150km (seaplane))

Nearest Ferry Port Hurawalhi Ferry Port


Nearest Town/City Male

(160km (seaplane))

Nearest Restaurant Multiple Restaurants

(In Resort)

Nearest Bar/Pub Multiple Bars

(In Resort)

Nearest Beach Hurawalhi Beach


Nearest Tennis Hurawalhi Tennis Court

(In Resort)

Hurawalhi Resort


Oliver's Extras

  • Spa Treatments Available
  • Wine-Tasting Available
  • Transfers Available
  • Breakfast Available
  • Maid Service Included
  • On-Site Concierge
  • Meal delivery service

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport transfers
- Babysitting/childcare services

Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!


The Resort

Set on an enchanting private island in the pristine Lhaviyani Atoll in the Maldives, Hurawalhi Island Resort is much like your relationship: it is a perfect match of serenity and excitement, comfort and adventure; it stirs up your every atom with an intricate blend of intimacy and thrill.


Activities & Facilities

• Duniye Spa ⇒ Are you longing for deep relaxation and peace? Awaken body and soul at Hurawalhi’s oasis of relaxation, beauty and well-being. Visit Duniye Spa once and you will set the course of your day with heart-centered treatments; seek pampering and inspiration regularly and enter the path of joyful, healthy living to last a lifetime.
• Scuba Diving ⇒ Coral reefs of the Maldives, deemed the best year-round diving destination in the Indian Ocean, are proof that the country’s striking beauty extends to the underwater. Scuba diving around Hurawalhi is a sheer delight; marine life is abundant and varied, with manta rays, reef sharks and sea turtles regularly paying visits to dives sites literally on Hurawalhi’s doorstep.
• Snorkelling ⇒ Coral reefs around Hurawalhi are a part of one of the most spectacular underwater environments on the planet. Fish species come in thousands and coral in hundreds, and a lot of it can be admired by snorkelling. Several reefs around Hurawalhi, including the resort’s house reef, offer ample opportunity for seeing sea turtles and bustling schools of fish. To make your snorkelling adventure five star, join the seasonal manta mania – the joy of swimming alongside these gracious, gigantic fish is hard to beat!
• Marine Biology Centre ⇒ Led by a resident marine biologist and run in close cooperation with Prodivers Maldives, Hurawalhi Marine Biology Center is there to share our passion for the ocean with you, and to further study the unique marine environment of which Hurawalhi is a part.
• Excursions ⇒ Putting your feet up at your favourite relaxation spot at Hurawalhi is a fine way to spend your holiday, but for when your wanderlust pops in and you wish to venture out of the resort, the Maldives’ discovery is at your fingertips.
• Watersports ⇒ Listen to the pulse of the ocean and immerse yourself in all the pleasures Hurawalhi’s surroundings make available. The resort is ringed by boundless stretches of water that provide an excellent playground for guest looking to do more than sunbathe. For those after a tranquil enjoyment and for adrenaline junkies alike, Ocean Watersport has just the right leisure activity for you.
• Fitness ⇒ Stay fit and energized during your holiday at Hurawalhi by visiting the resort’s state-of-the-art gym, which houses everything you need to get in shape and stay in shape in paradise. While enjoying an invigorating workout, the 2-storey fitness center affords spectacular views of the atoll channel and the nearby Dhanifaru lagoon – save some stamina for the excitement if you happen to spot some dolphins or manta rays in the distance!
• Sports Grounds ⇒ Guests with a passion for sports and those who like to maintain a healthy lifestyle will appreciate Hurawalhi’s Sports Ground. Join a game of futsal, improve your strokes on the tennis court, or play badminton in the resort’s tropical surroundings.
• Games Room ⇒ During the day’s hottest hours or for evening leisure, plenty of excitement is to be had at The Games Room inside Coco Bar. Air hockey, table tennis, pinball and a retro arcade game – Pacman are inviting you for thrilling fun for any age.


Restaurants & Bars

• 5.8 Undersea Restaurants ⇒ Experience the Maldives’ trendiest restaurant – and the world’s largest underwater dining venue – and sample the many flavours of the exquisite cuisine at 5.8 Undersea Restaurant at your favourite time of the day. Hurawalhi’s iconic fine dining restaurant serves a combination of gracious location and inventive dishes for lunch and dinner.
• Kashibo Restaurant & Bar ⇒ The contemporary Kashibo Restaurant (kashibo is Dhivehi for sea urchin) hits the spot with a picture-perfect setting and a divine dining menu in equal measure. Indulge in highlights of Asian street food and pamper your palate with everything you love about Chinese, Thai, Indonesian and Vietnamese cuisine, among other, and enjoy a range of seafood staples and vegetarian dishes.
• Canneli Restaurant ⇒ The tantalising aromas. The sizzling of the food. The atmosphere. Canneli will impress you with all of these, and spice things up with themed evening, allowing you to sample various international cuisine during your stay. The restaurant is a melting pot of flavours and people, creating a contemporary and relaxed dining experience. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are all culinary occasions where one can take delight in mouth-watering creations prepared with only the finest of ingredients.
• Champagne Pavilion ⇒ This romantic, ocean-side hideaway is perfect for intimate pre-dinner rendezvous, made complete by sipping on a glass of champagne and savouring the luscious canapés and petit fours. Adding allure are captivating views of Dream Island – Hurawalhi’s private sandbank that pierces the ocean’s blue and creates a beautiful, if not a surreal sight.
• Coco Bar ⇒ From live entertainment to an extensive menu of wines, cocktails, shishas and snacks, this is the realization of perfection. Add to the mix an infinity pool, and beach just steps away, and it becomes clear why you are bound to return to Coco every day.
• Junk Food Kitchen ⇒ You can enjoy all your favourite holiday diet staples with Hurawalhi’s known and loved unique spin at J.F.K. restaurant inside Coco Bar. Don’t go past this spot-on dining experience of upscale fast food that vegans as well as meat lovers will enjoy.

Event information


Together is a beautiful place to be. Celebrate your love story with romantic essence of  the Maldives.

However you may envision your dream wedding or renewal of vows, Hurawalhi has an experience to match. Choose to have your heart stolen again at one of Hurawalhi’s amorous venues and allow us to help you organise everything down to the finest detail to make your special day as personalised and memorable as possible.

Hurawalhi is geared toward romance, with our Wedding Coordinators on hand to help you plan and pull off your special day in paradise.



Luxurious villas, intimate paradise, enticing dining and otherworldly sunsets  – just what you need for a heavenly honeymoon.

The stars have aligned perfectly for you: You have found your significant other and started your life as a married couple – now it is time to celebrate your love at a beautiful place to truly live out your dream honeymoon fantasy.

Give yourself the gift of romance and guilty pleasures by spending an adults-only escape at the world’s most wished-for honeymoon destination. And how appealing it is! Honeymooners can splurge on unique gourmet journeys, mingle chillaxing and underwater exploration with spa indulgences, and feel the heartbeat of the Maldives by snuggling up by the private pool with crimson sunsets, which come complimentary from Hurawalhi.

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit Credit card details might be asked as a guarantee.
Arrival time 2 pm
Departure time 12 pm
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Linen & towels included? Bed linen, bath and pool towels are included in the rental price.
Energy costs included? Yes, included in the rental price.
Internet access? Wi-Fi internet access included in rental price
Minimum stay 3 nights
Changeover day Flexible.
Pets welcome? Not allowed.
Smoking Allowed? Not permitted.
Tax Tourist Tax included in the rental price.
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, personal belongings, public liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 2 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Feb 24th 2024 - Aug 27th 2025 £2,666 £3,555 £4,443 £6,219

Prices based on an occupancy of 2 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Feb 24th 2024 - Aug 27th 2025 €2,903 €3,870 €4,838 €6,772

Prices based on an occupancy of 2 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Feb 24th 2024 - Aug 27th 2025 $3,144 $4,192 $5,241 $7,335

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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