Beauty abounds in Maldives – from the graceful prow of a dhoni tracing a pattern passed down for generations, to the purity of its pristine silky white sands. Behind every facet of the island’s captivating beauty lies a story, waiting to be shared. Olhuveli Beach & Spa strives not only to preserve each and every one, but to connect our guests to the rich culture and traditions that make our community of islands like no other place on earth.
Along the way, we invite guests seeking a deeper connection to the atoll’s people and culture to take part – from spending a day with the local fishermen who supply our restaurants, to practicing English with their children at the village school, to just trading stories and recipes with the women as they prepare the day’s catch.
Our guests leave with a unique insight into the Maldives, enriched by its culture and traditions. Meanwhile our communities benefit from the support offered by us – and their meaningful engagement with you. We warmly welcome you to our home, and into our hearts.
- Time zone
GMT +5 hours in Malé
GMT +6 hours at Olhuveli Beach & Spa
- Time & distance to city centre
The main city, Malé, is 45 minutes by speedboat.
- Time & distance to shopping
Limited shopping facilities are available in the capital, Malé.
Local currency is Maldivian Ruffiyah (MVR).
The Maldives has a year-round hot tropical climate. There are two monsoons, the southwest from May to October and the northeast from November to April. Generally the southwest brings more wind and rain in June and July. The temperature rarely falls below 25°C (77°F).
Dhivehi is the language of Maldives. All services in tourist resorts are available in English.