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Lily Beach - Luxury holidays to the Maldives

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  • About this holiday

    Lily Beach Resort & Spa in the Maldives is a luxury five star all-inclusive resort with a range of accommodation options and activities for children including, a complimentary kids' club offering everything from an indoor playroom to treasure hunts across the island. For larger families, the Beach Family Villas accommodate 2 adults and 4 children. All accommodation at Lily Beach is built around an ideal of peaceful, private luxury.

    The journey and how you get there


    The Platinum Plan includes meet and greet at Male Airport, VIP lounge access at sea plane terminal, selection of 80 premium wines, three meals including one a la Carte fine dining per week per person, mini bar, beachside cooling box with non-alcoholic beverages, snorkelling equipment, free access to the sports complex, two excursions per person per stay (select from Coral Garden snorkelling, Fishing trip, trip to a local fishing village, sunset cruise), internet access in all villas and public areas, Kids Club with various activities and in-house surprises for children.

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays includes return flights with British Airways from London to Malé, transfers by seaplane and all-inclusive accommodation.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices for a family holiday to Lily Beach Resort & Spa in the Maldives are for a family of 2 adults and 2 children under twelve for seven nights in the lowest priced room type for families.
    Low Season £11,180
    High Season £11,700
    Prices based on sharing existing bedding in a beach villa. Many other room types are available on request from us.

    Special Offers

    • 25% discount honeymoon in the Maldives for 2019
      Book now and receive a 25% discount on honeymoon stays from 1 November 2018 until 31 October 2019. In addition, honeymooners will also receive a range of exciting inclusions. Minimum stay of 7 nights to receive the 25% discount, minimum stay of 4 nights to receive some inclusions. Restrictions apply.
    • 5 nights for the price of 4 Maldives for summer 2019
      Book now and receive 5 nights for the price of 4 on stays from 1 May 2019 until 30 September 2019. Restrictions apply.
    • Children stay for free in the Maldives for summer 2019(1)
      Book now and up to two children under the age of 12 will stay for free on stays from 1 May 2019 until 30 September 2019. Restrictions apply.
    • 10% discount offer for late summer and autumn 2019
      Book a stay for between now and 31 October 2019 and receive a 10% discount off our contract rates for stays in all villas. This offer is combinable with selected other offers. Restrictions apply.
    • 25% early booking offer for late 2019 and early 2020
      Book 90 days or more in advance of arrival and receive a 25% discount off our contract rates for stays between 1 November 2019 and 30 April 2020. This offer is combinable with selected other offers only. Restrictions and blackout dates apply.
    • 25% early booking offer for summer 2020(1)
      Book 60 days or more in advance of arrival and receive a 25% discount off our contract rates for stays between 1 May and 31 October 2020. This offer is combinable with selected other offers. Restrictions and blackout dates apply.
    • Children stay free offer summer 2020
      Stay between 1 May and 30 September 2020 and 2 children up to the of 12 can stay for free in an extra bed when sharing a villa with their parents. Restrictions apply.
    • Honeymoon offer 2020(22)
      Book a stay of 7 nights or more for a honeymoon and receive a 25% discount off our contract rates as well as a bottle of sparkling wine on arrival, a Balinese couple’s massage and a 4-course candle-light dinner on the beach once during the stay. Restrictions and blackout dates apply.
    • Indian Ocean 2020 early booking offer
      Book a holiday of at least 7 nights to the Indian Ocean by 30 September 2019 for stays between 1 December 2019 and 31 March 2020 and receive a reduction of £150 per person.

    Hotel code


    Our opinion

    A private island resort offering over-water accommodation and all-inclusive luxury.

    Hotel description

    Lily Beach Resort & Spa in the Maldives is a luxury five-star, all-inclusive resort situated on pristine white-sand beaches amid lush, tropical vegetation in the south-east of Ari Atoll, reached by a scenic seaplane flight. Lily Beach has been redesigned and upgraded to offer all-inclusive luxury, visually blending contemporary style and elegance with traditional Maldivian aesthetics. Natural materials are used for all the villas, with wood, stone and natural fabrics blending seamlessly with the natural vegetation of the island. Lily Beach consists of the main island housing
    the beach and lagoon villas and then offshore, accessible by walkway, are the deluxe water villas and four superb sunset water suites. All 119 villas offer spacious accommodation, with the smallest beach villas measuring a very acceptable 68 square metres. Daily life at Lily Beach centres around the outdoors, whether it be on land, amongst the lush tropical vegetation of the island or in the water, enjoyed from the ambience of the swimming pools or from your own accommodation if you have a lagoon or water villa. Guests have the option of two complimentary excursions throughout their stay, choosing from a visit to an uninhabited island or nearby fishing village, snorkelling at Coral Garden, fishing or a tranquil sunset cruise. Other complimentary features include unlimited cocktails, juices, soft drinks, snacks and canapés by the pool. Relaxed, open-air dining takes place in Lily Maa, the main buffet restaurant with sand floors and views of the lagoon where a variety of world cuisine is served. There is also an over-water à la carte restaurant, Tamarind, specialising in Indian and Chinese fusion cuisine and The Spirit, a vibrant and informal spot with sand floors and day loungers for relaxing until the early hours. Lily Beach provides excellent facilities for families with the Turtles Kids Club available on a complimentary basis for children aged three to 12 years. The club has indoor and outdoor play areas and features a whole range of activities including treasure hunts, crab racing, sandcastle building and face painting. The Kids Club also offers babysitting services at a charge. The area around Huvahendhoo is known for its exceptional dive sites and at Lily Beach the PADI Ocean-Pro dive team have access to more than 50 in South Ari Atoll, not to mention its own house reef between three and 10 metres from the shore. Diving and lessons are available for all standards at Lily Beach, from beginner to advanced as well as the Bubble makers course designed specifically for children aged eight to 11 years in the shallow waters of the lagoon.


    Huvahendhoo South East Ari Atoll

    Official star rating


    Annual opening

    Open all year

    Distance from airport

    25 minutes by seaplane.

    Closest airport


    Room types

    Lily Beach has 119 villas. All villas have private bathroom, day bed, satellite TV with LCD flat screen, air-conditioning, ceiling fan, coffee/tea/espresso making facilities, safe, free internet access, CD/DVD player.
    Beach Villa at 68 sq metres. 6 sets interconnect to make beach family villas at 136 sq metres.
    Lagoon Villa, half over water, private deck with direct access to the water, 90 sq metres.
    Deluxe Water Villa, 126 sq metres, jacuzzi pool on the deck.
    Sunset Water Suite, 182 sq metres, butler service, private deck and oversized day bed, jacuzzi pool.
    Beach Family Villa, 136 sq metres

    Hotel facilities and services

    Facilities at Lily Beach Resort & Spa in the Maldives include: Spa, PADI Dive centre, 3 restaurants, live music, gym, water sports, tennis, table tennis, darts, billiards/pool, beach volleyball, fishing, 2 freshwater swimming pools with bar, Kids Club, room service at a supplement, baby-sitting available at a charge.

    Water sports

    Complimentary snorkelling equipment and non-motorised water sports (canoeing, windsurfing, catamaran sailing). Diving, motorised water sports such as banana boat rides and watersports lessons are available at a cost.

    Land sports

    Complimentary tennis, gym, volleyball, playground and indoor games.

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Sports nearby


    Children of all ages are welcome. Children under 5 years stay free of charge and children 12 and under stay at advantageous prices when sharing with two adults in all villas. Access to the Kids Club is free of charge. Seaplane transfers for children up to one year old are free of charge.

    Minimum stays

    A minimum of 4 nights is required from 24 December to 4 January.

    Other information

    Please note that Lily Beach Resort & Spa is one hour ahead of official Maldives time.

    Children's club: ‘The Turtles’ Kids Club offers a variety of fun-filled and exciting indoor and outdoor activities for children aged 3 to 12 years, overseen by a creative and experienced team of professionals. The indoor play area is air-conditioned with wooden flooring, oversized day beds, soft couches, a small library and an assortment of board games, soft toys, cartoon and children’s film DVDs. The outdoor area has a sandy floor with shade provided by trees, swings, see-saw, games and bikes. Activities include treasure hunts, painting and drawing, modelling, face painting, sandcastle building and island tours. The club is open daily from 9am to 6pm and no additional charge applies.
    Babysitting: Is available at an additional charge on request.
    Baby listening: Is not available.
    Children's entertainment: Live music, variety show, group games, disco, beach games and library are available.
    Medical services: A doctor is available on the island.
    Family dining: Lily Maa (except outer deck seating), Tamarind (except outer over-water seating) and the Aqva Pool Bar are non smoking.
    Family rooms: Six sets of beach villas can be interconnected to offer family accommodation comprising two bedrooms (total 136 square metres) with direct access to the beach.
    Children's amenities: Cots can be provided at no extra charge.

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    The Maldives

    Airport:15 minutes by speedboat. Please note that the resort is one hour ahead of official Maldives time.
    Size: 298 square kilometres of land on 1192 islands in an area of sea measuring 754 kilometres long and 118 kilometres wide.
    Currency:Rufiya (£1 = 17 rufiyas)Population 300,000
    Temperature:Temperatures are consistently hot averaging about 31 degrees Centigrade. Sea temperatures average about 27 degrees Centigrade. The year is divided into two monsoon periods, the north-east monsoon from December to March (drier) and the south-west monsoon from May to November (wetter months with stronger winds).


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    Airport: About 1 hour and 10 minutes by car.
    Size: 865 square kilometres
    Currency: Mauritian rupee (£1 = 35 Rs)Population 1.1 million
    Temperature: The hottest months are from January to April, although this is also the cyclone season and the weather can be humid with temperatures ranging from 25 to 35 degrees Centigrade. There is no distinct rainy season. The Mauritian winter months are June, July, August when temperatures average about 24 degrees Centigrade with the evenings being about 16 degrees Centigrade. However, the weather does vary from the east to the west coast. The east is breezier, and feels cooler during their winter months. The north-west near Port Louis is often the driest and the warmest part of the island. During their winter months you should have a jacket or jumper for the evenings. Dining is outside throughout the year.


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    Temperature: The Seychelles fall outside the cyclone zone. The seasons divide into May to October, when the south-east trade winds blow and November to April when the winds are from the north-west which can bring rain, particularly in January. January is the wettest month, July and August are the driest months. The temperature is pretty constant throughout the year, ranging between 24 and 31 degrees Centigrade and humidity is around 80 percent.


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