Top 10 Budget Water Villas in Maldives

Top 10 Budget Water Villas in Maldives

Maldives water villas are not as cheap as they look like. Starting price is $300 per night (in June and July it can be less due to discounts), it will vary according to your meal plan like Bed and Breakfast (BB), Half Board (Breakfast and Dinner),or Full Board ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).

On an average, Water Villa cost is 40% higher than Beach Villa.

Although, there are some benefits which you can enjoy like you can get more privacy and an opportunity to enter in a crystal clear lagoon with private entrance.

So, here I am mentioning about the most budget water villas in Maldives with it’s prices and ratings.

Prices are excluding discounts because each resort has their own discounts.

You also need to consider that transfer is paid separately not included in Villa cost. Therefore, the total cost will increase.

The most budget water villas in Maldives

  • Embudu Village 3*

  • Reethi Beach Resort 4*

  • Sun Island Resort and Spa 4*

  • Fihalhohi Island Resort 3*

  • Thulhagiri Island Resort 3*

  • Dreamland Maldives 4*

  • Reethi Faru Resort 5*

  • Summer Island 4*

  • Angaga Island Resort 4*

  • Olhuveli Beach and Spa Resort 4*

1. Embudu Village 3*

This is a little resort located just 10km away from Airport. In terms of price and quality, it is one of the most affordable resort in Maldives because without any extra payment you will get the full board meal plan in package.

Nov to April is high season, it’s very difficult to find a free villa because they are almost sold out before 2-3 months of arrival If you are planning for trip at that time it is best to book it in advance.

On the island there are only 14 water villas situated in two blocks on the water. The size of bungalow is 42 m2, spacious and warmly designed.

There is a private balcony offering an infinite view of the ocean and fenced with other rooms. But these villas don’t have private entrance to the ocean, unlike similar villas on other island. And glass windows are also in the room for enjoying the view of Ocean. Rest facilities are: Air conditioning, Hot/Cold water, Tea/Coffee maker, Telephone, Hair dryer. Jacuzzi bath tub, Mini bar, Satellite TV, free Wi-Fi & Safe.

Price Range - $350 to $430 per night per villa including full board meal (breakfast, lunch or dinner)
Transfers - $88 per person 10 min by speed boat


2. Reethi Beach Resort 4*

This is a medium size resort and most affordable one also. It built on the stilts over clear water of the lagoons, especially designed for ocean lovers.

On this island there are 30 villas which are two-dimensional and the size of bungalow is 61 m2.

These villas do not have a private entrance to the sea for snorkeling and there is no ocean view from bathroom as the bathrooms are in the back of bedroom. Although, there is a private terrace for enjoying the ocean view.

Each villa has a bathroom with bath-tubs, separate showers and bathrobes. Other room amenities include: King size beds, terrace deck, sun loungers, rain shower, mini bar, air conditioning, ceiling fan, safe, Telephone, satellite TV, Tea/Coffee makers, hairdryer.

Price Range - $310-$360/night/ villa with breakfast
Transfers - $290 per person, 30 min flight by domestic airline + 20 min by speed boat


3. Sun Island Resort and Spa 4*

Sun Island Resort and Spa is a flowering jewel among Maldives hotels. This resort has a very relaxed atmosphere and it is one of the largest resort in Maldives in terms of room and area. It will captivate the heart with extraordinary experiences and unforgettable memories.

There are 68 bungalows located above the crystal clear blue lagoon. And these deluxe room are furnished in Maldivian-style leading to wooden furniture, creating more privacy from rest of the island with private balcony offering pleasant view.

Room size is 64 m2. All the room amenities including: Mini bar, Air conditioning, Hot/Cold water, safe, Telephone, TV, Tea/Coffee makers, hairdryer, Free Wi-Fi.

As like other resorts, water villas needs to be booked in advance before 2-4 months of arrival. Each villa is divided into blocks of two rooms with there own veranda. And they are quite far away from the beach.

Price Range - $ 290- $440/night/villa with half board meal (breakfast and dinner).
Transfers - $285 per person, 30 min flight by domestic airline + 5 min by speed boat

4. Fihalhohi Island Resort

Fihalhohi resort is the absolute paradise island escape. It is very quiet, calm and simple place where you can be away from all noise. A best place for honeymooners. From this villa you can enjoy the view of sunrise and sunsets.

Villa size is 64 m2.The interior is made of a large number of wooden elements which is totally Maldivian-style with private terrace for enjoying the magnificent view of Ocean. All water villas are separated, so you can have your own privacy. Room Facilities are: Air conditioning, Hot/Cold water, safe, Telephone, TV, Tea/Coffee makers, hairdryer, Free Wi-Fi.

Price Range - $435-$545/ night/villa including half board (breakfast and dinner)
Transfers - $160/person, 70 min by speed boat


5. Thulhagiri Island Resort 3

This small island is surrounded by a vast white sandy beach and is covered densely with many beautiful tall shady palm trees and vegetation filled with chiming birds. This resort has 34 detached water bungalows with view of either sunset or sunrise.

The size of villa is 34 m2. The room has two panoramic windows which creates a cozy and bright atmosphere, Bungalow amenities: Air conditioning, Hot/Cold water, safe, Telephone, TV, Tea/Coffee makers, hairdryer, Free Wi-Fi and bathroom amenities.

Not only this, even there is a small window in the floor from where you can watch fishes and each room has it’s own private entrance in water.

The villas interior is designed in traditional style with large bamboo elements. I know it is sounding too exciting but believe me this resort is natural beauty.

Price range - $300-$385/night/villa including half board (breakfast and dinner)
Transfers - $110/person, 20 min by speed boat

6. Dreamland Maldives 4*

Dreamland Maldives is the ideal point of departure for your pleasure trip in Maldives islands. From here, guest can make the most of all that the lively city has to offer.

There is a large freshwater lake with 1600 m2 area, which is built in the form of a biotope in the center of the island with a fantastic white sandy beach. And in this amazing lake there is swimming area where you can have fun.

This delightful lake is surrounded by 20-meter palm trees on one side and mangrove tree of same size on the other side. It has a choice of 36 water villas with beautiful view of either sunset or sunrise.

The size of bungalow is 71 m2, each bungalow has it’s own private entrance in water and room interior is designed with using stone elements in decor.

Villa amenities: Air conditioning, Hot/Cold water, Outdoor Shower, safe, Telephone, TV, Tea/Coffee makers, hairdryer, Free Wi-Fi and bathroom amenities.

Price Range - $300-$600/night/villa with half board meal (breakfast and dinner)
Transfers - $260/ person, 30 min. by domestic airlines + 20 min by speed boat

7. Reethi Faru Resort 5*

Reethi Faru Resort is a brand new resort with a beautiful house reef just 80m from shore. This resort is owned by the same company which operates Reethi beach.

The size of villa is 78 m2. The attractive resort has 44 detached water villas with a pleasant view of either sunrise or sunset. Each bungalow has it’s own private entrance in the turquoise water of the Indian Ocean.

Rooms having an ample space with modern design where you can enjoy the view of Maldives as much as possible and offers a luxurious and unforgettable vacation. There is a window also with partial ocean view.

Room amenities: Air conditioning, Hot/Cold water, Outdoor Shower, safe, Telephone, TV, Tea/Coffee makers, hairdryer, Free Wi-Fi and bathroom amenities.

Price Range - $357-$517/night/villa with breakfast
Transfers - $ 310/ person, 30 min. by domestic airlines + 20 min by speed boat

8. Summer Island 4*

World’s largest printed reef is installed at Summer Island Maldives, a new technological method for helping coral reefs to survive in a warm climate.

The size of the villa is 44 m2. The resort offers 20 water villas with either sunset or sunrise view. Each villa has it’s own private entrance in blue lagoon.

The rooms are designed to make you feel like home with enlightening interiors and plenty of space to stretch out and lounge. Each villa opens out with private balconies.

Bungalow amenities: Air conditioning, Hot/Cold water, Outdoor Shower, safe, Telephone, TV, Tea/Coffee makers, hairdryer, Free Wi-Fi and bathroom amenities.

Price Range - $500-$600including half board (breakfast and dinner)
Transfers - $160/ person, 40 min by speed boat


9. Angaga Island Resort 4*

A perfect area of white sand where you can relax under whispering palm trees, to the sounds of the waves and look at blue horizons. Angaga island resort has 20 detached water villas with size 56 m2 and 20 superior water villas with size 65 m2.

Superior water bungalows are newly built with luxury bamboo interiors and a back door that lead to private sun deck and direct access to the blue lagoon. Another water villas are also same the only difference is in size.

Villa amenities are same in both: Glass bottom table, Air conditioning, Hot/Cold water, Outdoor Shower, safe, Telephone, TV, Tea/Coffee makers, hairdryer, Free Wi-Fi and bathroom amenities.

Price Range - $302-$470/night/villa/ with half board (breakfast and dinner)
Transfers - $345/ person, 15 min by seaplane

10. Olhuveli beach and Spa Resort 4*

Beautifully designed villas standing over crystal clear water, fusing modern flair with traditional architecture, white sandy beaches giving way to endless sea views that stretch for miles. This resort is one of the best in terms of price and quality from all the above options. As they are offering a package having all-inclusive meal plan (breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks etc,.) It is a truly place for relaxing mind and body. The lovely Maldivian deluxe water villas with private balconies and each having a private entrance in Indian Ocean. Villa amenities: Air conditioning, Hot/Cold water, Outdoor Shower, safe, Telephone, TV, Tea/Coffee makers, hairdryer, Free Wi-Fi and bathroom amenities. In addition, there is a lovely view of ocean from bathroom.

Price Range - $504-$700/night/villa with all- inclusive (breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks etc,.)
Transfers - $210/ person, 45 min by the speed boat