Exactly? Baa Atoll, Maldives, Indian Ocean
Why? As the last leg of my Indian adventure I was invited to the exclusive, luxury island of Amilla Fushi. Having an impressive roll call of celebrity guests, from Leonardo di Caprio, Orlando Bloom, Katie Perry to David and Victoria Beckham and more, who am I to say no to the invite of the century!!
So I packed my chicest beach wardrobe and jetted off to the far flung white sand beaches of the super trendy Maldivian island.
Famed as one of the most stylish resorts in the Maldives Amilla Fushi most certainly lives up to the hype. You arrive on a sea plane onto the slick white jetty with incredible views of the pristine beach, crystal clear waters and beautiful resort stretching out in front of you.
And with trendy minimal decor, an on site 1 Oak bar (sister to the famous LA night club) and the lost luxurious restaurants, rooms and private villas it’s no wonder the celebs love the island so much.
Housing the first sky bubble in a bedroom in the Maldives the Amilla Sky Villas are a must try if you’re on the island. Using state of the art technology the sky bubble is the perfect place from which to enjoy unbeatable views of the stars from the safety and comfort of your own room.
The bubble is housed on the roof deck of the sky villa next to its own private pool. It’s fully kitted out with bed, blankets, champagne, snacks and a telescope, everything you need to settle in for a night of star gazing. You can even sleep in it if you wish.
We got to experience the full package including a 4 course dinner on the roof deck and an incredible floating breakfast (opening shot) the following morning. Total insta goals!
Inside the bubble enjoying champagne and sunset views. And below the floating breakfast the following morning in your own private pool.
With the options of luxury beach residences, sky villas and lagoon ocean houses you are totally spoilt for choice when it comes to where to stay. We got to experience both the sky villa and the lagoon house, both of which had equal wow factor!!
The rooms are fully kitted out with all of the latest hi-tech, surround sound speakers, TV’s rain showers, pillow menus, Aessop products in the bathrooms plus incredible views of the sea and the horizon. The rooms are dreamy beyond belief.
Aerial shot of the sky villa surrounded by giant palm trees.
The decor in the rooms is a mix of beach style chic in the water villas, with incredible private pools and an infinity view of the ocean. The decor is trendy white and grey with bright colourful soft furnishings to highlight.
The sky villas have more of a grown up, dark wood, colonial feel, with all the luxuries of the water villas but with private pools in the tree tops with panoramic views of the island and beyond.
The residences are ultra modern and stylish.
Aerial view of the sky villas and the ocean lagoon houses.
Beautiful interiors in the huge spacious bedrooms.
With links to Bodyism for personal training and gym sessions, Margaret Dabbs in the salon for the best pedis and manis in the Maldives and an award winning spa, all of your wellness needs are perfectly taken care of.
I was lucky enough to enjoy an incredible couples massage in the gorgeous beach huts, super relaxing with the sound of the waves in the background.
The best way to get around the island (apart from walking and swimming of course) are via these fabulous retro inspired electric cars and also each villa comes with a bike for each guest, so you can cycle around to your hearts content.
Food and Drink
With a choice of 12 excellent restaurants and eating experiences on the island you can eat in a different country every night of the week. My particular favourites were the Koi Japanese restaurant with its beautiful sunset views over the island and the Fish & Chips barefoot diner on the beach under the stars serves up the yummiest battered fish.
There also plenty of healthy options to pick from including the spa juice bar and wellness cafe. (pictured below)
And for post dinner drinks you can take a walk along the jetty and enjoy cocktails at famous LA nightclub 1 OAK which has opened a sister bar at Amilla Fushi. Oh that explains why Di Caprio was here!
What to do in the day
As with most Maldivian resorts the entertainment definietly revolves around the sea. Every water sports activity you can think of is available at the sea sports centre, from scuba, snorkelling, tortoise watching, boat trips, kayaking, jet skiing, paddle boarding to straight forward swimming lessons.
There’s also an artist in residence who takes kids and adults alike for art and sculpture workshops. This is such a lovely way to spend the day, especially as they use the beautiful nature, environment and the roaring sea as inspiration for the art works produced.
As well as each room having its own private pool the main hotel pool is an incredible infinity lap pool. It is simply spectacular.
That’s all from the Maldives for now. I hope you enjoyed my blog, I would love to hear from you in the comments below if you did?
I’d like to say a huge huge thank you to Amilla Fushi for hosting me on this fantastic trip! I loved every second of it, particularly the over night stay at the sky villa with the bubble, as well as staying in the incredible water villas.
For more information on Amilla Fushi check out the website here.
And for more of Amilla Fushi check out the website here.
Bon Voyage xx
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Wow! This so beautiful and luxurious. What a beautiful place, I love that bubble too!
My fave x
I can’t believe a place like this actually exists. It is beyond decadent!
It was amazing
Ah maldives I see it everywhere and it looks so luxurious!! Beautiful photos at a beautiful spot:) livin like a rock star!
I am so jealous right now. This looks like the most relaxing trip ever…even romantic.
Omg the resort looks like heaven.So exotic.No wonder why its the first choice of celebrities
it was bliss
WOW This looks so so amazing!! I want to be there right now!
Me too haha
thanks for introducing us to Amilla Fushi! looks like a place that i’d consider to stay on my upcoming holiday to the Maldives!
I hope you go x
Wow. Great place. Great people. Wonderful weather. What can you ask more?
Antore maldives is beautiful and the best thing of maldives it it has lovely places to stay.
Sky Bubbles! How cool is that?! I would love to go on a trip to Maldives and experience this dreamy resort, too. :)
What an incredible way to explore this island! This one is one for my bucket list! I bet that you had some incredible memories! What a paradise on earth!
It totally does x
How cool is this place! It looks like a dream to visit and stay in one of those bubbles!
I hope you do x
This destination is so beautiful m! I love seeing other parts of the world, great photos.
Oh wow! I’m not sure I could ever leave that place. it is absolutely one of the most gorgeous place I’ve ever seen
I didn’t want to haha
That sky bubble room is amazing!
I heard a lot about Amilla Fushi , Thanks for the detailed review. I am planning a trip this year end.
This place really looks great. Looks so relaxing. Perfect for summer vacation. Thanks for sharing.
I must say that you look so incredibly chic and fashionable. Your pictures are gorgeous and everything looks so beautiful! The perfect place for a vacation and you may even spot some celebrities that’s always a plus!
What a wonderful place. Amazing and the best. Hope you had a blast at Maldives. One of my dream destinations. Thanks for sharing lovely photos.
I have never been to Maldives and I am always dreaming of going to hear. Such a beautiful place to stay.
It’s amazing i hope you do x
I loved your outfits here, you are so gorgeous girl. And the place looks really nice.
You take such great pictures! Reading your posts is such a joy
oh how kind thank you so much x
Wow! This looks like an absolute dream! I’ve been planning another trip abroad, perhaps this is the next?
I think it should be x
Now we all know where I am forcing him to take me for our honeymoon! It looks like something out of a fancy magazine.
haha! do it xx
I’ve been planing on taking my husband to the Maldives for his 50th, this post got me more excited and this resort is gorgeous. Also, you pics a super pretty.
I would defo recommend Amilla x
This place looks magical…. sheeeeez
it was xx
I am dreaming of visiting this incredible place one day!
Wow, beautiful outlook, beautiful pictures, and great fun wish am the one having this sweet fun. I pray to be there someday.
I hope you are x
oh my gosh, this is like a dream! Dream vacation and location! So lucky!
Oh my god Maldives!!! How I wish I could go there too.
you must x
The Maldives is a dream destination and your resort looks no lesser than a paradise itself. Love all your pictures and you’re slaying all your outfits!
Wow, what a stunning place. It looks like something out of a dream. Those views…and the private pool attached to the room! It seems like a place of total relaxation, luxury, and pampering.
Living like a goddess in a heavenly place…such a beautiful must go..not all are blessed to be able to explore a place such as this. Thank you for sharing..!!
thank you x
Girl, your photos are killing me! Also, can I have your wardrobe for my upcoming European travels? Pretty please?
Haha why not x
What a wonderful experience and the place is lush green with so much forest around. Floating breakfast is something I’d love to experience. Awesome clicks.
This is absolutely magical. Straight out of a dream. The retro cars are a nice touch.
This looks like heaven such a beautiful place to stay and love the bubble, this has definitel.y gone on my list of places to visit and stay
The Maldives has a warm and tropical climate and this is one of the main reasons why the Maldives is so popular to tourists.
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wow.. Best place to be on holiday, The star bed just awesome. Thank you for sharing this with us.
thanks for the comments
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