Location: Landaa Giraavaru is located within the Baa Atoll UNESCO Biosphere Reserve with teeming coral reefs and pristine tropical jungle.
History: Surrounding the Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru and sister property Kuda Huraa, guests can visit local communities living traditional Maldivian lifestyles.
Service: Guests can enjoy a myriad of services on the island, from yoga to 24-hour dining, to a kid’s club.
Located in the idyllic Baa Atoll, the Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru offers superlative levels of luxury, surrounded by the Maldives’ stunning blue ocean. With 103 villas and bungalows scattered over the island and its the waters, it provides a breathtaking setting for romantic getaways and action-packed family vacations. As part of the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, there’s a Marine Discovery Center on site where guests can get to know their environment better and even help conserve it by taking part in one of its projects. There are also extensive dive services available with daily excursions and the chance to organise private charters on the Four Season’s luxury catamaran. Accommodation includes beach villas, bungalows and overwater villas, with the choice of a sunrise or sunset outlook. Each villa has a timber loft with a daybed to maximize views and most come with a private pool. Dining on the island covers everything from Arabian food to Italian to Western fare. Guests can dine in-villa, set up a romantic dinner on the beach, or enjoy a shisha pipe while watching the sunset. For an even more thorough Maldives experience, guests can take the Four Season’s Explorer to sister property, Kuda Huraa or on a diving tour of local hotspots.
There are 103 luxury villas peppered across the island and the surrounding waters. Catering for couples, families and groups for friends, villas are positioned in tropical gardens and over the water, most with their own private pool.
Overlooking the lagoon, these garden bungalows offer 807-square-feet of space with private pool and accommodation for up to four. Bungalows are equipped with a king bed or twin beds, an outdoor pavilion - bale - with dining area, courtyard shower and full bathroom with tub.
Located in gardens on the beach, these 1,475-square-foot villas offer a spacious living arrangement for families and couples. From their position on the south of the island, they offer beach and pool views, with a private pool and garden, king bed and a daybed, plus a crib or a rollaway for an extra guest. There’s a full bathroom with tub, plus an outdoor garden shower. A timber viewing loft with daybed offers far-reaching views.
Located on the northwestern end of the island facing the sunrise, these 925-square-foot villas offer accommodation for two adults and two children or three adults and one child. They are equipped with a king bed or two single beds, a loft space with daybed, separate living and sleeping areas, expansive decking, two outdoor showers and a full bathroom with tub. Identical villas are located on the sunset side.
These 925 square-foot villas offer endless ocean views. Located over the water, they have accommodation for three adults and a child or two adults and two children. They’re positioned on the northwestern end of the island, offering sunset views. Each villa has a full bathroom, two outdoor showers, a loft space, timber sundeck and private pool. Identical villas are located on the sunrise side.
The popular Maldives activities of diving, spa treatments and water sports are all catered for at the Four Seasons, which also offers holistic talks, a kid’s club and a young adults’ center.
The Four Seasons has a PADI dive center that conducts daily dives morning and night, plus a selection of speciality dives. As part of the Biosphere Reserve, the area is abundant with fish of myriad species, including manta rays and whale sharks. Different courses and tailored programmes are available.
Open from 7am to 9pm, the fitness center is equipped with cardio machines, weights machines and free weights, with a trainer on hand for advice. The facilities include a sauna and steam room, with complimentary fruit provided. Yoga instruction is available for an extra fee.
This luxury live-aboard catamaran conducts snorkelling and diving expeditions, traveling to diving hotspots and visiting remote islands inhabited by fishing communities. Guests can go on cruises, charter the catamaran for private use or sail it to the Four Season’s sister property on Kuda Huraa for a whole new Four Seasons resort experience.
This kid’s club welcomes four- to 12-year-olds with games, nature walks and beach activities, all under the supervision of the Four Seasons Kid’s Coordinator.
There’s a wealth of options for guests looking to while away time on the island. A number of different cruises are available, including sunset cruises and overnight trips, there’s beach volleyball or boot camp, and tennis in the property’s floodlit tennis courts.
This young adult center caters to the 13- to 18-year-old set, offering various classes and lessons from 9am to 9pm. Group activities include kayaking, windsurfing, sailing and snorkelling, with a pool table and table tennis on-site, offering younger travelers the opportunity to socialize.
For a deeper understanding of the Maldivian environment, guests can visit the Discovery Center where a team of marine biologists provide guests with guided tours and talks. There is a range of conservation projects handled by the center that guests can take part in, and special activities for kids.
The Four Seasons offers four different swimming pools, open from 7am to 10pm. There’s a kid’s pool, saltwater pool and gorgeous waterfront pool, with drinks and snacks offered at the Poolbar.
Ayurvedic therapies form the foundation of the spa’s philosophy, with acupuncture, tantric traditions, chakra balancing and yoga all on offer. There’s also a long menu of massages, beauty treatments and a hair salon for top-to-toe wellness.
Snorkelling, tubing, banana-boating, dolphin-spotting cruises, wakeboarding, fishing and island-hopping are just some of the water-based activities available on the island.
Fresh seafood, Mediterranean dishes, Arabian, Western and local fare are all offered at the Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru - all in breathtakingly beautiful locations.
Authentic Arabian dinners are served in this ambient venue, a Moroccan-style restaurant on the jetty over the water. Guests can enjoy nightly specials here, enjoying shisha pipes and Turkish delicacies.
Located on the west of the island overlooking the lagoon, this minimal blue and white restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Light antipasti is available throughout the day, with fine Italian dining at night.
Open all day, this casual dining venue offers Eastern and Western dishes. With views of the reflection ponds, pool and beach, it’s a venue to suit all types of occasions with a teppanyaki counter here and a vegetarian menu.
The team at the Four Seasons are more than happy to organize an unforgettable dining experience, whether that’s a secluded beach picnic, a romantic dinner under the stars or a sunset cruise.
This outdoor venue allows guests to feast on churrascaria with their feet in the sand and the stars overhead. Located by the saltwater pool, there’s a smorgasbord of grilled meats and a wide array of sides and Asian dishes.
For a private dinner with loved ones, in-villa dining is available 24 hours a day. Western and Eastern fare is available, with specialities including a big buffet spread, a children’s menu and traditional Maldivian afternoon tea.
The Poolside Bar serves up refreshing drinks and healthy snacks from 9am to 6pm each day.
Located on a jetty over the water, this bar is open from 5pm until midnight every night. Guests can enjoy the sunset or after-dinner drinks seated on comfy cushions.
Open from 6pm to 11pm, the Shisha Bar is an ambient location for pre-dinner drinks or an after-dinner shisha. Turkish coffee and shisha pipes are served in this Moroccan-style venue on the water .