The Residence Dhigurah

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Discover your own private luxury Muslim-friendly hideaway at The Residence Maldives at Dhigurah, located in the southern Maldives in the Gaafu Alifu Atoll. A stunning palm-fringed paradise where you can relax, cocooned by a lush oasis of nature, turquoise blue lagoons and calming ocean blues.

Private pool villas await you on the two-kilometer-long island. Each villa is crafted from the finest local materials, fusing traditional Maldivian architecture with modern design and luxurious conveniences. Discover the perfect island hideaway for you and your loved ones, with uninterrupted sea views, in a beautiful garden setting, or floating atop the clear turquoise water of the lagoon.

Let the five-star halal dining options tempt you each day in the cool ocean breeze as you stimulate your appetite in the quiet of a garden, by the pool or with soothing lagoon views. The Residences’ chefs have taken inspiration from around the world to craft a variety of dining experiences suitable for Muslim guests, indulging your taste buds in sensations of the Mediterranean, authentic Cantonese cuisine and a celebration of flavours from right in the Indian Ocean.

From £2,299 per person
based on two people sharing
Includes
  • Return flights from London to Male
  • 7 nights at the 5* The Residence Dhigurah in a Sunrise Beach Pool Villa
  • FREE upgrade to All-Inclusive
  • Return domestic and speedboat transfers from the airport to the resort

Valid for travel from May to September (supplements may apply in July and August).

Above rate is only available for honeymoon guests. Alternative dates are available throughout the year at a supplement. Prices subject to change and availability at the time of booking.

Email us at mail@serendipity.travel or call
0203 397 4397 for more information.

A popular holiday destination for beach and underwater lovers, the Maldives is a tropical halal friendly destination overflowing with more than 1,000 coral islands, beautiful sun kissed beaches, and calm clear turquoise seas that counts as your gateway to the precious underwater world. Perfect for halal honeymoon, a romantic getaway, or even a fun and adventurous break with the kids, the Maldives is full of energetic activities, luxurious hotels and accommodation, and all the water sports and exciting adventures one needs to complete a fun packed yet relaxing holiday. Flight time from the UK: Approximately 10 hours and 45 minutes via direct flight.

Local languages: The national language of the Maldives is Dhivehi, however almost every Maldivian speaks English which is the language used in all schools. English is also the second unofficial language of the Maldives.

Best time to visit: The best time to travel to the Maldives is during the dry session or between the months of November and April. It’s during these months that you’ll enjoy hot sunny days with calm breezes.

Visa requirements (for British passport holders) : Tourist visas are granted to all nationalities, on arrival to Maldives. This being so, British nationalities and passport holders can enjoy up to 30 days upon arrival providing they hold a valid onward or return ticket. No prior visa is required to arrive to Maldives.

Which airport will you fly in to: Male International Airport, previous known as Hulhule Airport, is the main international airport in the Maldives and the most likely airport you’ll fly into when travelling from the UK or other countries. Being well connected with major airports throughout the world, Male Internation Airport serves as the main gateway for tourist arriving into the Maldives. From here, you'll take a speedboat or air transfer to your hideaway island.

Key Events and Festivals:

Ramadan – Being an Islamic country, the Maldives celebrates the month of Ramadan every year.

Eid Festival – celebrated yearly after Ramadan. During the Eid Festival, which normally lasts for 3 days, tourists will enjoy cultural splendors of the Maldives religious faith alongside feasts of grand meals and get-togethers which are thoroughly prepared throughout the country.

Independence Day – Independence Day celebrates the freedom of the Maldives against Britain in back in the 1960’s. On this special day the islands are filled with lively performances, colourful parades, and lots or delicious foods, cuisines, and festivities.

Must try food:

Garudhiya – A fish broth served with rice, lime, chili and onions. Fihunu mas - Barbecued fish that has been basted with chili, usually served with rice.

Mas huni – Considered the most popular Maldivian breakfast dish, Mas Huni consists of shredded smoked fish with grated coconuts and onions.

Keemia - Deep fried fish rolls.

Bajiya – A pastry that is stuffed with fish, coconuts and onion.

Must do experience:

Scuba Diving & Snorkeling – Home to numerous pristine beaches and crystal clear waters perfect for exploring the underwater world, scuba diving and snorkeling is a must when visiting the Maldives. The country has numerous diving centers and professional instructors to help and guide you on your journey of a lifetime in the Indian Ocean.

Tours – With so many places or exploration to discover, the best way to make the most of your stay In the Maldives is by joining a tour. Cultural tours, island hopping tours, and private tours can easily be found by asking one of the team

Eating at an underwater restaurant – Situated on Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, Ithaa Undersea Restaurant takes you 5 metres below sea level for a once in a lifetime dining experience. Enjoy delicious cuisines while you gaze in wonder at the 360 degree view of the underwater world as you dine in luxury at the first and only undersea restaurant in the world.