If celebrity meter is something that gets you going then George Clooney, Kate Moss, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, Alexander McQueen, Stefano Gabbana of Dolce & Gabbana, and John Galliano have all patronized the Huvafen Fushi Maldives. In the spotlight with featuring in the coveted Condé Nast Traveller Magazines’ UK and US Hot List, this resort has all that it takes to be the best. Since its opening, almost two years ago, the resort has spared no effort to keep this place in the A-list. Featuring the world’s first underwater spa Huvafen Fushi has raised the benchmark for its competitors. It is located on its own lagoon on a tiny island in North Malé Atoll. With the guest bungalows located over the water, each one is equipped with its own plunge pool. The rooms include gizmos like Bose indoor/outdoor music system, Plasma TV screens, Bang & Olufsen phones, iPod Nano for the guests to use during the stay. A separate massive bath that overlooks the ocean and waterfall shower gives you a total pampered feel.
The facilities at Huvafen Fushi Maldives include three restaurants, a lively bar, a well-stocked underground wine cellar, an over-water yoga pavilion, and the world’s first underwater massage treatment rooms. Bungalows start from $880. Other highlights for the year include a 70ft luxury yacht, an exclusive compilation with Ravin from Buddha Bar, Paris.