Angsana Resort and Spa | Ihuru | Maldives


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  • Location : North Malé Atoll
  • Distance from airport: 17km
  • Transfer: 20 minutes by Speedboat
  • No of rooms : 45

A Sublime Island Retreat

One of the most picturesque islands in the Indian Ocean, Ihuru is an exquisite tropical paradise waiting to be discovered. Blessed with palm-fringed beaches, crystal clear waters and pristine house reefs, the eco and guest-friendly retreat is located on the North Malé Atoll just 20 minutes by speedboat from Malé.

Blending splendid villa living, holistic spa pleasures and ecological adventures, Angsana Maldives Ihuru also offers eco-conservation programmes, escorted snorkelling safaris and reef excursions for a truly unforgettable holiday.


45 villas spread across the circumference of the coral island open directly onto the beach to breathtaking views of shimmering turquoise ocean. All villas are furnished with thatched roofs, private gardens and a minimalist-influenced interior in vivid lime green, tangerine and yellow; where 20 of the villas are equipped with open-air jet pools.

Deluxe Beachfront Villa

Soak your cares away in the warm bubbles of an open-air jet pool or enter a bedroom that opens on to a veranda where you can relish the serenity of your private garden. Be it sipping pina coladas on the sun lounger or napping in your Maldivian swing, there’s always room for repose at the Deluxe Beachfront Villa.

Villa facilities include:

  • Veranda with dining and sitting area
  • Open-air jet pool
  • Outdoor shower
  • Private garden with sun lounger and Maldivian swing
  • Air-conditioning (individually adjustable)
  • Queen-sized bed
  • Mini-bar and coffee and tea-making facilities
  • In-villa safe
  • IDD telephone
  • Hair dryer and bath robes
Beachfront Villa

With views of the cerulean Indian Ocean from your own veranda you will take delight in the brilliant sunset as balmy breezes sweep your cares away. Set amidst the lush foliage is an open-concept bathroom where you can bask in the warmth of the morning sun while enjoying a refreshing outdoor shower.

Villa facilities:

  • Veranda with dining and sitting area
  • Private garden with sun lounger and Maldivian swing
  • Outdoor shower with hot and cold fresh water
  • Queen-sized bed
  • Air-conditioning (individually adjustable)
  • Mini-bar and coffee and tea-making facilities
  • In-villa safe
  • IDD telephone
  • Hair dryer and bath robes


While you work up a healthy appetite from the day’s pursuits, the chefs are hard at work preparing the day’s repasts. From the piquant marriage of Asian, Mediterranean and Maldivian flavours at the Riveli to sipping on exotic cocktails on the sandbank – a sumptuous spread awaits all guests.

Velaavani Bar

Meaning a shallow bay where turtles gather, ‘Velaavani’ is where you’ll spot turtles and even the occasional dolphin as you unwind to the sea’s gentle melody. Chill out at this waterfront bar by the lagoon and house reef where exotic, refreshing cocktails and scrumptious snacks are served up all day long.


At the Riveli [which means ‘beam of light’ in Maldivian] you’ll definitely be intrigued by the marriage of Asian, Mediterranean and Maldivian flavours. Partake of the smorgasbord buffets and set dinners while feasting your eyes on the breathtaking ocean vistas. Sit by the turquoise waters on the wooden deck as you gaze upon the radiant sky while it changes hues with the rising and setting of the sun.

Private Dining

On the beach at a sandbank or in a private villa, the possibilities for private dining are limited only by your imagination. Share your ideal romantic dinner ideas with us and that’s just exactly what you’ll receive. Have your choice from a range of gastronomical award-winners with our set menus or try the delicious outdoor barbeque. Whichever way you have it the evening promises to be a delectable feast for all your senses.

Cooking School

Have fun learning how to prepare traditional Maldivian dishes with our chef.


Boasting one of the best house reefs in the country, Ihuru is the perfect place for snorkeling and scuba diving. So get off your hammock, don your mask and fins and start exploring the wondrous blue depths of the Maldivian waters. With the coral reef only a couple of metres from the beach you need only to step out of your villa to discover the beauty that surrounds this island nation. From exciting beach volleyball and bracing water sports to entertaining board games and absorbing marine biology excursions, there’s something for everyone.

Marine Conservation

There’s no better way to spoil yourself than to open your eyes to the unspoilt beauty of the Maldives. Winner of the first Maldivian Environment Preservation Award in 1996 as well as the “President of the Maldives Green Resort Award” in 2002, Angsana Maldives Ihuru is home to more than a few outstanding marine biology research initiatives. Prepare to be surprised by the underwater ecosystem shared by Angsana Ihuru and Banyan Tree Maldives.


Embark on a personal nautical adventure as you explore one of the finest most vibrant house reefs in the Maldives. You’ll be delighted to know that one of the most interesting wrecks in the Maldives is to be found on the resorts very own house reef – at a perfect depth for most divers. For orientation and safety purposes you’ll be accompanied by an instructor on your first dive. If you are not an experienced diver, further training is advised.

US$15 will be charged per diver as an Insurance fee for DAN [Divers Alert Network] excluding divers that already have DAN Insurance. This is a one-off payment covering 21 days within the Maldives for any suspected or ascertained cases of decompression illness to a limit of 6000Euro. The resort is sorry to inform you that any other form of dive insurance is not accepted due to a contract agreement with DAN. The nearest DAN medical facility is just 15 minutes from Angsana and Banyan Tree resorts.

All prices are inclusive of 10% service charge and subject to change without prior notice. Please note that dive prices are inclusive of mask, fins and snorkel, while equipment hire, boat charges and insurance costs are not included in the price.

Diving Courses
A wide range of diving programs suited for all experience levels and catering to a variety of interests.

Resort Recreational facilities at a glance:

  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing
  • Catamaran sailing
  • Canoeing
  • Water skiing
  • Wake boarding
  • Ringo and banana boat riding
  • Beach volleyball
  • Library and board games
  • Guided excursions (island hopping, Malé shopping, night fishing)

Angsana Spa Ihuru

Set amidst a tropical paradise of palm-fringed beaches and crystalline waters, the charm of Angsana Spa Maldives Ihuru is adorned by its refreshing blend of treatments. With special emphasis on the use of natural ingredients such as native flowers and fruits, Angsana Spa refreshes the body mind and spirit with the therapeutic sense of touch. Angsana Spa Maldives Ihuru is opened from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily.

Pamper yourself with one of these unique spa treatments:

  • Essence of Angsana
  • Body Polish
  • Body Treats
  • Body Massages
  • Facials
  • Essential Pampering
  • Special Treats

Better World

Embark on a journey of exploration at Ihuru, Maldives while doing your part for the environment.
In line with the resort’s philosophy of protecting and embracing the environment, Angsana Ihuru has designed a line-up of fun-filled activities to bring the message of nature conservation to life.

Dive into the beautiful house reefs and discover more about underwater ecosystem conservation under the guidance of our resident marine biologist.

Head out to the vast ocean and see dolphins in their natural habitats as well as what is being done to protect Maldives’ marine species.

Discover more about the ecosystem conservation amidst the ocean blues of the Maldives with a Better World package bookable through us [Barefoot] or at the resort.

Better World package includes:

  • 60-Minute body massage at Angsana Spa
  • Snorkelling trip to explore the beautiful house reefs and corals in Angsana’s house reef under the guidance of a marine biologist
  • Dolphin cruise led by the Marine Laboratory’s resident biologist
  • Marine biology and ecology session: tour of ongoing Marine Laboratory research projects.


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