A bright new star resort in the Maldives, one that’s like no other. A modern All-Inclusive Community Concept, a laidback place with soul that sparks joy and is designed for real connection. Somewhere to feel your very best—and most taken care of.
At NOVA it’s all about taking the time to do what makes your soul happy. Live in the moment, truly, as you plan each day as it comes. Maybe you’ll want to explore the dazzling rainbow world of coral and sea life, play beach volleyball or immerse yourself in the local art and culture. There’s so much more to choose from, all designed to nurture your interests, spark your creativity and feed your soul.
Nova is located in the South Ari Atoll. Nova’s airport team will greet you on arrival and escort you to the seaplane terminal for a 25 minutes scenic seaplane flight to Nova. Whether you’re traveling alone, with loved ones, friends or family – everyone is welcome to our home-from-home. Here, you can do as much or as little as you like – whatever is good for the soul. Go diving, hit the gym or sit under the palm tree and luxuriate in something simple and real. Feel happy to be here. Happy in the moment.
Just a few steps away from the shoreline, these rooms have direct access to the beach and the endless blue lagoons. The 80 square meter rooms adorned in custom furnishing, natural light and warmth come with a king-size bed paired with plush beddings and pillows.
Sitting atop the waters, these rooms deliver an unparalleled view of the Indian Ocean with direct access to the lagoon beneath. Spend your day in the sun loungers on the spacious sun deck, or step down the private staircase and swim laps in the lagoon.
Water Villa with Private Pool
Designed as a refuge of tranquility the Water Villa with Private Pool is located over the lagoon, with direct access to the waters. With super comfortable bedding on the king-size and twin bed, flat screen HD TV and Apple TV paired with free high-speed internet - you can enjoy all the comforts inside the room.
Sunset Beach Villa with Jacuzzi
Resting just a few steps away from the beach on the west side where the setting sun’s bright colours blend seamlessly with the blues on the horizon, this is the perfect soul place. Furnished with a king-size bed and its lush beddings and pillow, you can relax in comfort.
Two Bedroom Beach Residence with Private Pool
Just a few steps away from the shoreline, an expansive Two Bedroom Beach Residence rests with its very own private pool. This home-away-from-home features two suites, each with its own king-size beds and plush bedding.
Sunset Beach Villa with Jacuzzi
Resting just a few steps away from the beach on the west side where the setting sun’s bright colours blend seamlessly with the blues on the horizon, this is the perfect soul place. Furnished with a king-size bed and its lush beddings and pillow, you can relax in comfort. Stay connected with free in-room high-speed internet, apple TV and flatscreen HD TV, or disconnect completely and wind down under the shade of nature in the private outdoor living area. Let yourself indulge in the island’s tropical comfort as you wash away your worries in the open-air bathroom with an indoor and outdoor shower, and the temperature-controlled jacuzzi.
Water Villa with Jacuzzi
Unwind, slow down, and connect with nature over water. These rooms overlooking the open seas invite you to the breath-taking views from your private sun deck. Soak in the comfortable bathtub or lounge in your very own jacuzzi as you drink in the endless blue lagoon. Comfort is brought to you with plush beddings and pillows on your king-size bed and twin bed, and topped with free in-room high-speed internet, apple TV and a flat screen HD TV to help you stay as connected as you want.
Water Villa with Private Pool
Designed as a refuge of tranquillity the Water Villa with Private Pool is located over the lagoon, with direct access to the waters. With super comfortable bedding on the king-size and twin bed, flat screen HD TV and Apple TV paired with free high-speed internet - you can enjoy all the comforts inside the room. These rooms also invite you to the unbeatable Indian Ocean views for you to enjoy on the sundeck or in the private pool. A spacious bathroom with a rainfall shower and a bathtub – perfect to wash away your worries.
Bringing you the freshest tastes from all around the world, our menu has got something for everyone. An array of mouthwatering flavours accompanied by incredible views to take you on an unforgettable journey.
Freshest ingredients and the most delicious local fish, seafood and meat – grilled to perfection. Sit back and let the unique dishes tantalise your taste buds.
A fresh menu of ocean delights for you to indulge in, coupled with enchanting views across the Indian Ocean. Serving you delicious tropical flavours with a Teppanyaki experience like no other
Step into Wink, where everything you need to unwind is right at your fingertips. Pair your favourite handcrafted cocktail with great conversations, live music and delectable snacks.
The perfect gateway spot to relax, unwind and enjoy. Solis is where you can sip on a delicious cocktail, a perfectly blended tropical drink, or your choice of freshly squeezed juice and satisfy your soul.
Activities & Facilities
We are simply fanatic about scuba diving! Stunning marine life, amazing colours and fantastic dive sites await.
Discover the beauty and diversity of the Nova house reef brimming with colourful fishes and thriving corals.
Cruise into blazing skies and endless ocean vistas with our thrilling boat cruises. Leave everything behind as you escape out across the Indian Ocean. The destination is up to you.
No better place than the Indian Ocean to give watersports a try! Feel a rush of adrenaline with our watersports.
Discover the Gentle Giants
Nova is located in South Ari Atoll and is a scuba diver’s ultimate playground, the quintessential bucket list experience! There are a few destinations in the world where in-season whale shark sightings are guaranteed; lucky enough, our soul place happens to be one of them.
Coral Frame Sponsorship
Do your bit for the environment by taking part in Nova’s Coral Frame Sponsorship Programme! Plant your coral in the Nova coral garden. Once you sponsor a coral frame, the Aquaholics Team will send you online updates so you can follow the growth of your coral frame in real-time!