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The Nautilus

The Maldives

The Nautilus, Maldives

Superbly tucked away among the turquoise waters of the Baa Atoll, The Nautilus presents a sensational bohemian hideaway.

The boutique resort is home to 26 beach and ocean houses, each with private pools, spacious living spaces and a dedicated villa host. Beach Houses step directly out onto the sand whilst Ocean Houses gaze directly onto a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, where shoals of fish dart through the shallows.

Discover holistic healing at Solstace Spa, which plays host to an array of natural treatments based on the art of ritual and sunrise yoga classes with an ocean backdrop.

Adventurers are called to the seas for snorkelling and diving with the resident marine biologist. Or simply sit back and watch the sun setting over the horizon on a private yacht.

Irresistibly fresh dishes served across The Nautilus’ three restaurant bring a world of flavour to your plate. Meanwhile, private sandbank barbeques and breakfast out on a sail boat bring enchantment to your time away.


Baa Atoll

Distance to Airport:

Male (30 mins by sea plane)

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We love the Solasta Spa’s glass bottomed, over-water treatment pavilions. The most idyllic place to enjoy a massage focused on natural healing, making use of organic products by Maison Caulieres and Omorovicza.

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Each of the 26 Beach and Ocean Houses range between one to two bedrooms, boasting a separate living room, dedicated butler service, and private pool. Keeping in tune with the Bohemian-design, bursts of colour bring life to your private sanctum. Lose yourself in the Ocean House’s glass-bottomed living rooms, or for larger groups, The Nautilus Mansion is set on the showstopping part of the beach, hosting three bedrooms and an expansive pool area.

The Baa Atoll is a UNESCO Biosphere reserve. Beneath the crystal-clear waters is a kaleidoscopic wonderland of marine life, waiting to be explored. Whether by snorkel or scuba, the resident marine biologist can show you the best spots to find the dancing Mantra Rays, enormous Whale Sharks at Hanifaru Bay and colourful reefs next to the hotel. As well as under the water, The Nautilus offer all sorts of experiences for the ocean surface, including private yacht excursions, big game fishing trips and adrenaline-fuelled water sports.

The Solasta Spa is a natural wellness haven, surrounded by sparkling sea. Like the rest of The Nautilus, the Spa specialises in bespoke experiences, designing your wellness programme and daily rituals to refresh, pamper and protect. The glass-bottomed treatment rooms add a layer of magic to the treatments. After a soothing massage, head on over to the overwater yoga pavilion for a restorative class at sunset as you reconnect with the mind, body and soul.

Arriving at Malé International Airport, a limousine will be waiting to whisk you across to the private VIP lounge as immigration is seamlessly arranged on your behalf. From here, a short 30-plan sea plane transfer brings you across to the island, showcasing your first glimpse of the Maldives as you soak up the sensational aerial views whilst soaring over the Baa Atoll.

Off-script dining at The Nautilus boasts bespoke culinary journeys designed just for you. The passion for extraordinary dishes can be seen across the three restaurants. Explore intriguing infusions of Mediterranean and Arabic cuisine at Zeytoun, celebrate simplicity with Japanese and Latin-American creations at Ocaso, or savour an array of global delicacies at Thyme.

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