Heritance Aarah

5* out of 5 stars

From dining to diving to in-suite amenities, every detail at Heritance Aarah is handcrafted to enhance your experience. This luxury beach resort is an essential stop-off on the itineraries of castaways for whom a glimpse of classic Maldives is key to their Indian Ocean holiday. One island, one resort: total tranquillity and seclusion in the sublime Raa Atoll; a slice of Arcadia just 40 minutes via seaplane from Male, but a million miles from your daily routine. Food at Heritance is an eclectic affair, with private dining plus seven bars and restaurants specialising in on-trend eats from sizzling street food to Sri Lankan cuisine and catch-of-the-day seafood.

Things to do at Heritance Aarah Resort

Getting here by seaplane is an awe-inspiring experience in itself. But the wonder needn’t cease once you arrive. Continue to discover new and exciting things in and around the resort with catamaran sailing, dolphin & turtle cruises and scuba diving. Heritance Aarah’s surrounding lagoon kingdom is not to be missed, boasting fantastic water skiing and wind surfing. Back on land, try your hand at cooking classes or cocktail making, and add a new skill or two to your tropical travel repertoire. And don't miss the fun football game, futsal, alongside other sporting endeavours such as badminton and beach volleyball.  

The Spa at Heritance Aarah Maldives

When the time comes to temper the pace, retreat to Medi Spa. This over-water sanctuary of wellness oozes the feel-food factor, attending to your body and soul with signature practices across six treatment rooms, a sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi. And with a unique setting, suspended above the turquoise waters, this blissful hideaway is a more than a match for even the most stubborn stresses and strains, and even offers minor cosmetic treatments for the ultimate rest and renewal. Better yet, every guest staying seven nights or more is entitled to a free 30 minute spa massage.

A Healthy & Happy Stay at Heritance Aarah Maldives

The wellbeing of guests and employees is of paramount importance therefore the hotel has planned a meticulous health & safety programme responding to the new international standards for hospitality. Hygiene, cleanliness, and social distancing guidelines have been adjusted, tested and reinforced with staff training to ensure your comfort and reassurance whilst on holiday. Highlights include: temperature screening upon entry to the hotel, increased frequency of disinfecting rooms and public spaces, and resting rooms 72 hours between stays. For more information on how this hotel is working to give you a healthy & happy stay, please enquire with your Kenwood Travel advisor.

Please note: All motorised water sports are currently back in operation. Football and tennis facilities are also now in operation. 



Beach Villa

With golden sands at your doorstep and the call of the ocean all around, the choices for rest and recreation are seemingly endless at our Beach Villa in Maldives. Elegantly designed, each villa offers direct beach access and a large open-air veranda where you can soak up the magical coastal ambiance.

Ocean Villa

The perfect hideaway to share romantic moments, our Ocean Villas stand above a shimmering lagoon and overlook an infinite horizon. These luxurious Maldives over water villas come complete with private outdoor space where you can curl up together on a daybed or step down to the waters below.

Sunset Beach Pool Villa

The enchanting Pool Beach Villa is our signature accommodation and comes with a private pool complete with sun loungers. This Maldives pool villa features direct beach access perfect for a refreshing dip in the dazzling waters of the Indian Ocean.

Two Bedroom Family Beach Villa

A spacious getaway with direct beach access, our Family Beach Villa is the ideal home away from home where you can enjoy quality time with the kids and fun-filled frolic by the shore; come see why these interconnecting beach villas are such a popular choice amongst Maldives family resorts.

Ocean Suite

Set amidst the hypnotic sights and sounds of the sea, the magnificent Ocean Suite is a true standout amongst Maldives hotels water villas and offers true island bliss; stargaze in your own plunge pool, unwind in the cosy living room or head upstairs and doze off to the rhythmic sounds of waves.

Two Bedroom Family Beach Pool Villa

Experience laid-back island living at the Family Pool Beach Villa be it relaxing in your private plunge pool or spending fun time with your nearest and dearest. These spacious villas at our family resort in Maldives also offer direct beach access and private spaces when you need some “me time”.

Ocean Residence

A secluded sanctuary that epitomizes refined luxury, the Ocean Residence is a premier accommodation option amongst Maldives water bungalow resorts. Let our butler service take care of your every need, take a dip in the private plunge pool or head to the terrace that overlooks inspiring ocean vistas.


  • All Inclusive Dine-Around Option
  • Babysitting Facilities
  • Butler Service
  • Dive Sites
  • Early Check-in & Late Check-out
  • Family Villas
  • Floating Breakfasts Available
  • House Reef
  • Interconnecting Rooms
  • PADI Dive School
  • PCR Centre on Island
  • Pool Villas
  • Private Beach
  • Seaplane Transfer
  • Spa
  • Teens Club
  • Tennis Courts
  • Villas with Pool

Food & Drink


Ambula, a contemporary Sri Lankan dining venue among these Maldives island restaurants, lets you savour myriad bold and spicy flavours; a hallmark of Sri Lankan cuisine which will tantalise your senses. Opening hours for dinner: 7:30pm - 10pm. Dress code: casual. Cuisine type: Sri Lankan.


Reserved exclusively for guests of Ocean Suites, Baani is influenced by Parisian-Beirut café culture, designed to capture the very essence of a carefree getaway in Maldives. Dining has never been this stylish! Dress code: casual. Cuisine type: middle eastern.

Reserved exclusively for guests of Ocean Suites & Ocean Residence.

Bandhi Bar

Pool bar with shisha and afternoon pizza. Operational hours - 10:00 - 00:00 Hrs. Serving pizza from 10.00 - 17:00 Hrs.

Falhu Bar

A range of long drinks. Operational hours - 09:00 - 00:00 Hrs.

Reserved exclusively for guests of Ocean Suites & Ocean Residence.


Relax in an exclusive dining pod at Ginifati, a chic Maldives seafood restaurant, and dine on the catch of the day, grilled to absolute perfection while being serenaded by the gentle sea breeze. Dress code: casual. Cuisine type: seafood


Prepare to set out on an exploration of seven vibrant cuisines from around the world, and celebrate their gastronomical street delights at Hathaa, one of the most exclusive Maldives Thai restaurants. Opening hours for dinner: 7:30pm onwards. Dress code: casual. Cuisine type: street food.


Inspired by all things French, Ralu is a haven for connoisseurs of fine dining in Maldives. Entice your senses with the refined flavours of an exquisite selection of gourmet dishes while here. Dress code: casual. Cuisine type: French / Italian.


Get set to embark upon a culinary journey unlike any other at Ranba! Experience dining in Maldives at its finest, in an all-day restaurant featuring a wide selection of cuisines from around the world. Dress code: Casual. Cuisine type: International.

Sky Bar

Classic favourites and signature mixes. Operational hours - 18:00 - 00:00 Hrs.

Udaras Infinity Pool

Innovative concoctions. Operational hours - 10:00 - 22:00 Hrs.

Reserved exclusively for guests of Ocean Suites & Ocean Residence.