Imagine an island right in the middle of the Indian Ocean , with bright white beaches, a lagoon with multiple hues of blue and aquamarine and tall coconut palms swaying to the breeze. Who wouldn’t want to be marooned on one? All the more, when all modern comforts and formal professional services that one would expect on a five star hotel come together with it.
A network of paved pathways cut through the vegetation interconnecting the luxurious accommodation, a variety of restaurants, sports areas and a multitude of facilities that serve to make your holiday all the more complete.
This is Paradise – Paradise Island Resort & Spa to be precise, where you don’t compromise on luxuries or comforts to enjoy the atmosphere of a tropical island resort.
Paradise Island Resort, Maldives
This four star resort called Paradise Island has the local name Lankanfinolhu. Paradise Island, opened in 1994 is located in North Male’ Atoll, which is 9.6km from the Airport. Paradise Island is 1km long and 230 meters wide and has beach all around with an excellent marine life around.
Super Deluxe Beach Rooms
Set just behind the tree line facing the beach, the beach bungalows provide comfortable accommodation, when in Paradise . Paved walkways connect the rooms from the back to all other facilities at the resort. While some rooms are detached, others are in blocks of two. The white walls and ceilings provide for an airy and light atmosphere. Flowery patterns on the curtains and the bed spreads complements the colourful painting to add touches of colour to the interiors. Opening up the interconnecting doors between two rooms provides convenient family accommodation.
The rooms are furnished with;
Additional guest room facilities
Paradise Island Resort offers a variety of specialist international cuisine in a range of settings to suit all tastes and add variety to your meals during your stay. While the main restaurant serves a variety of food from different nationalities, meals at the other restaurants would certainly add a special touch of luxury and romance to your holiday. With a range of speciality restaurants you will certainly be spoilt for choice.
This is where guests on full board, half board and bed & breakfast are served breakfast, lunch and dinner. Tiled floors and full glass windows create a light airy atmosphere. Cushioned rattan furniture provides comfortable seating for 700.
All meals are served buffet style. Full continental European or English breakfast is available at the breakfast buffet and a wide variety of dishes Continental, Asian and Maldivian dishes are served at lunch and dinner.
Ristorante al Tramonto and Sunset Bar
Specialist Italian-set at the end of the main jetty over the edge of the house reef, overlooking the sea; this restaurant certainly provides a romantic setting for any meal. Located on the western side of the island the restaurant is a popular setting for a romantic sunset cocktail as people gather to watch the magnificent sunsets.
Complete with pizzeria, gelateria, the restaurant serves genuine Italian dishes. The restaurant provides comfortable seating for 48 inside, and 48 more on the surrounding open-air deck outside.
The restaurant is open from lunch time to late in the evening and provides a pizza room service.
A small decorative bridge over a miniature pool with waterfall leads you to the entrance of this cozy restaurant. Decorated in true Japanese style, the restaurant provides seating for about 20.
Featuring Japanese traditional teppanyaki – show cooking, the restaurant offers a range of traditional Japanese dishes. In additional to the more familiar Japanese dishes such as sushi and sashimi, a variety of dishes are served. Chefs trained in Japanese cooking uses genuine ingredients, imported from Japan. A meal here is a show in itself. The fact that this restaurant is patronised by the Japanese and South Asian guests at the resort, proves the quality of meals served here.
The well-stocked bar in the restaurant serves all usual bar drinks and a range of non-alcoholic drinks and exotic alcoholic and non-alcoholic cocktails.
The Fukuya Teppanyaki is open for lunch from noon and for dinner in the evening.
Dhaavani Restaurant – Coffee shop
This is the place for a light lunch or an afternoon snack in a more informal setting decorated in a casual snack bar style. The restaurant offers seating for about 50. Conveniently located in front of the pool area, the Dhaavani Restaurant and Coffee shop is open round the clock.
The menu on offer contains a range of light snacks to hearty meals. In addition to the usual fare of salads, sandwiches and burgers and the range of Asian and European dishes featured on the menu. Special theme nights are held on certain days of the week. The Mongolian barbecue and the Tandoori nights are evenings to enjoy. Tandoori dishes may be enjoyed on any day you wish. Lunch at the Dhaavani Restaurant features a daily Tandoori corner.
This restaurant serves you for your convenience. While the late breakfast included in the menu serves those who prefer to lie in during their holidays, a range of ice creams serves to quench your thirst while sun bathing at the poolside. The restaurant serves the poolside too
This is the main bar of the resort. The bar is spacious with modern interiors. Open on all sides the bar overlooks the poolside and the sea. The bar provides comfortable, cushioned seating for more than 90.
A fine atmosphere to relax after a day of diving or discuss the day’s events with newly found friends. Three nights a week live music performed inside the bar or at the poolside provides for some action at the disco inside the bar with its colourful and flashy lighting as it becomes the centre of activity and attraction. Once a week the resorts DJ spins some swinging tunes for you to dance the night away, after the excitement offered by a ‘crab race’. Enjoy a quieter moment or cool down with a cocktail served in the bar- outside by the pool. The bar serves the poolside too.
The Karaoke Bar provides a totally different atmosphere in comparison to the Main Bar. The Bar opens every evening and serves all the drinks available in the Main Bar. Step inside through the glass doors into this lavishly furnished bar. The floor is carpeted and black leather sofas provide comfortable seating for 100.
The Beach Bar is conveniently located on the white sandy beach at the northern end of the island. This one is specially for beach babies who spend their day enjoying the variety of watersports offered at the Delphis Water Sports Centre also located at this end of the island. Although the bar is a simple structure, which blends in with the surroundings, spaced out seating, spread out on the beach under thatched parasols provide a convenient setting for a drink. The bar serves soft drinks, beers and fresh fruit drinks and is open till late afternoon.
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Recreation and Acitivities
Dellphis Diving Centers at Paradise Island
Since the opening of Paradise Island our partner Delphis Diving Centers takes care here of all the diving. With a perfect safety record, they are able to show you with ease the best diving places in the North Male Atoll. All the Delphis instructors are having years of experience in Maldives and are able to offer you the helping hand exactly when you want or need it. If you are an experienced diver you can benefit from their knowledge of the divesites, so that you will be able to get the most out of each dive.
Being located close to classic divesites like Blue Caves, HP reef, Banana Reef and Furana Thila, certified divers will have memorable experiences during their holiday. Every season offers something beautiful! In the European wintertime we can enjoy extremely good visibility underwater, which makes diving really feel like flying between the fish. From May to November, Paradise is the perfect location (only a 5 minutes boattrip away) for visiting one of the best manta spots in Maldives. Delphis is daily offering a minimum of at least two boat dives a day to any of the spots in the atoll while two tank dives and full day trips are frequently organised.
If you are not a diver yet the lagoon of Paradise is the place to learn it. Delphis organises beginner sessions in small groups, which will ensure you of personal attention and a comfortable way to learn diving. The big team of professional staff is multilingual ( eg at moment of writing 10 languages spoken ) and can all look back on a long teaching experience. Delphis offers all diving courses from easy beginner courses all the way up to diving instructor. Following gives you an impression of the different beginner courses.The Villa Water sports Centre in Paradise Island offers courses in windsurfing and catamaran sailing in addition to excellent facilities for a variety of water sports. The centre, located at the northern end of the island is equipped with the best. The big shallow lagoon surrounding the island is a safe and convenient place to learn windsurfing or catamaran sailing or enjoy any of the water sports offered.
Water bikes, paddleboats, water scooters are also available for you to paddle around in. Banana Riding, Fun tubes, Knee boarding, Water skiing would certainly give you the opportunity to get some excitement in the water.
Enjoy a romantic sunset ride on a two-seater paddleboat or ride the waves on a water scooter with the spray and wind on your face.
Non-Motorized Sports Activities
Motorized Sports Activities
Paradise Island resort is surrounded by several other resorts and is in the vicinity of the capital Male’ and many other inhabited islands. So it is just a matter of minutes by boat if you wish to satisfy your curiosity to see what goes on in these islands that you see everyday as you walk around the beach.
A variety of excursions are on offer at Paradise Island Resort. These offer you a range of possibilities for venturing out for a change of scenery. You may visit resorts close by or catch a glimpse of the daily life of Maldivians in one of the fishing villages. For those who wish to test their skills at fishing a variety of fishing expeditions are organised. Excursions are organised on a weekly or twice-weekly basis. However these are subject to weather conditions and a minimum level of participation by the guests.
Conference hall charge includes a multimedia data projector, multi-system TV set with a VCR, one slide projector, one OHP, one flipchart with stand and mineral water during conference but not exceeding one bottle per person per day.
Secretarial room charge includes 01 PC with internet connection, 01 laser printer, 01 photocopier, DID telephone and fax services.