Meeru Island – Ranked 2nd in The List For World’s Most Beautiful Places

Meeru Island Resort & Spa is featured in the Forbes list of ‘The World’s 15 Most Beautiful Places (A Scientific Study)’. The AI technology used in the study concluded Meeru Island is the second most beautiful landmark in the world. Meeru was also the only beach destination in the top fifteen positions.

The eye-tracking based, study was done by Britain-based travel company Kuoni where participants viewed a series of images of 50 of the world’s most famous natural landmarks to recognize destinations most attractive to the human eye, where Meeru island stood out.

Selected from a variety of unique landmarks across the globe, Meeru Island is delighted to be recognised for its pristine beaches and sparkling waters.

See the article:









Planning a vacation to Meeru? See special Offers »

Find Meeru Island on Social Media for a glimpse of the beautiful island;

Dine Around Dinners With Meeru s’ All Inclusive Plus Package

As a destination, Meeru is a foodie’s bliss. With two a-la-carte restaurants, six bars, buffet restaurants with them nights and a choice of private dining events, guests can taste the best of local to an international array of cuisine and flavours.

The Dine-Around Dinners
When it comes to the variety and convenience of dining, an experience loved by the Meeru guest is the ‘Dine Around Dinner Experience’ included in the All-Inclusive-Plus package. For guests staying on the All-Inclusive Plus package (AIP), for every 5-night stay on the island, guests can appreciate one dinner at either the Asian Wok or the Hot Rock Restaurant.

Guest staying less than 4 nights on AIP can still enjoy the dine-around experience at the Hot Rock and Asian Wok Restaurant by reservation as an add-on, at USD 69* per person.

Guests staying on FullBord can also join the dine-around experience disregard of the length of their stay by making reservations at USD 89* per person.

This ‘dine-around concept allows Meeru guests to enjoy different arrays of gastronomies in different ambiences. The a-la-caret menus include offerings from Asian, European, and Mediterranean cuisines to regional specialities to touch experiential dinings such as hotpots, teppanyaki and volcano-rock cooking. Having the experience available for dinner also permits our guests to enjoy the daytime relaxing under palms, doing activities, diving, excursions and finish the day with an indulging dinner.

Dine Around Asian Wok Meeru Maldives

Dining at the Asian Wok Restaurant & Bar
Setting foot inside Asian Wok during sunset can leave one in awe of the views. The floor-to-ceiling wooden doors at the restaurant that open up to endless unobstructed views of the Maldivian blue oceans, the hundred hues of oranges and pink painted across the skies, at sunset due to the restaurant’s waterfront and elevated position.

You can either settle yourselves at the restaurant for a glass of wine or cocktail to watch the sun go down or be seated for dinner. Asian wok offers an incredible Tepenyaki counter along with a menu of flavorful authentic Asian cuisine. Guests can also take their pick of seafood, or ‘catch of the day here. Whichever menu you choose to go with, a meal at the Asian Wok is an experience in itself.

Dining at the Hot Rock Restaurant & Bar
Hot Rock Restaurant, located on our ‘adults-only side of the island extending to the deck of the infinity pool deck, is also a well-known and favourite spot amongst our guests. Guest can select from Indoor or alfresco seating.

Note: 24 hours pre-booking is required and will be subject to space availability. For dine-around, guests will be ordering off of a special menu designed for the purpose.
Dine-around dinners will not be valid for special events.
Vegan and Vegetarian dishes are available.
Meeru sources food sustainably and some dishes will contain fresh produce from Meeru ‘s organic garden.

*All Price includes 12% GST
Prices are correct at the time of publication and subject to change.

The New Wedding Pavilion at Meeru Island Resort & Spa

Maldives Weddings - Meeru Island

Introducing the New Wedding Pavilion at Meeru Island

There is a reason why Meeru Island Resort & Spa is one of the best Maldives resorts for weddings. It is because the resort features so many beautiful wedding venues set amongst stunning surroundings of the private island, alongside intimate experiences for couples beginning their life-long journey together.

Be inspired by our new traditional Maldivian-style wedding pavilion situated at the Northern tip of the island, in our Maalan Beach area.

The New Maldivian-style Wedding Pavilion - Meeru Maldives

Meeru Maldives Weddings - The New Wedding Pavilion

The captivating backdrop of the Indian Ocean, the traditional music performed by Bodu Beru drummers, and the flower petals scattered around complement the ambience as you walk down the aisle and exchange ‘I dos’ in paradise.

Ready to tie the knot? Say’I do’ at Meeru Island

Weddings at Meeru are a once-in-a-lifetime occasion. We specialize in romantic island weddings in the Maldivesbe it causal or elaborate. Our dedicated team of Wedding Coordinators will be on hand to take care of all the details, customising your experiences to provide you with a truly unique ceremony.

Meeru Maldives Weddings - The New Wedding Pavilion

Why Choose Meeru for your Wedding in the Maldives?

  • There is a range of wedding and accommodation packages to suit all preferences, budgets, and family sizes.
  • Convenient access from Male International Airport.
  • Exceptional value for money.
  • Unbeatable wedding venues: a wedding pavilion on the beach, on a picturesque sandbank, or a romantic wooden sailing yacht to celebrate special moments with your significant other.
  • Photographers, make-up artists and hairdressers are all available on-site. See more: Meeru Moments Photography Studio
  • There is a myriad of romantic options to add to your ceremony such as a candlelight dinner, couples’ spa indulgence, or a private dinner cruise. 

[Related: Why Our Guests Love Beach Weddings at Meeru Island Resort & Spa » ]

If you would like to find out more about our Maldives Wedding packages, head over to Meeru Weddings page. 

Capture Those Beautiful Holiday Memories with Meeru Moments Photography & Videography Studio

Meeru Moments Photography & Videography Studio

Meeru Moments is our in-house professional photography studio that specialises in leisure, family, and wedding photo sessions. With so many photo opportunities around our expansive resort island, Meeru Moments can capture those precious memories in beautiful photographs whilst you are on your holiday with us.

Our professional team of photographers can bring out the best of every moment in a fun and memorable photoshoot for you to take home treasured memories. They know the best locations, the best time, and the best perspectives for your shots.

Meeru Moments Maldives Photography Studio - Family

You can choose a family photo session at the beach, with candid shots and a spectacular tropical background, or you can also select a fashionable photo session with friends, with props. If you are travelling with your special someone, you may opt for a romantic photo session with lots of lovey-dovey moments. Regardless of your choice, you will have a creative team by your side to snap those cherished memories.

“Because life’s little moments are meant to be captured….”

Meeru Moments Maldives Photography Studio - Romance & Weddings

Explore these Maldives photography session packages tailor-made especially for you. 

Basic: 20 digital images plus 1 printed 8″ x 12″ image

Bronze: 50 digital images plus 1 printed 8″ x 12″ image

Silver: 50 digital images plus 10 printed images in an album

Gold: 100 digital images and 26 printed images in an album

Platinum: 100 digital images and 50 printed images in an album

Wedding: 100 digital images and 40 printed images in an album

We encourage you to book at least 24 hours prior to the arrangement (at least a day before departure) due to high demand.

Book a Photography Session with Meeru Moments Photography Studio »

Have you not booked your holiday at Meeru Maldives yet? » See all our special offers here.

Dive Calendar For Scuba And Snorkeling Around Meeru Island, Maldives

Along with sun, sand and romance, Maldives oceans boasts the greatest diversity of marine life in the world and presents top diving opportunities. Meeru Island situated in the North Malé Atoll, just a 55 minutes scenic speedboat transfer from the Velana International Airport offers a fantastic choice of dive excursions with its dive operator, Euro-Divers to allows guests great opportunity to witness this marine life up close and personal.

Meeru Island is blessed with a shallow beautiful outer reef within a short boat distance of maximum 25 minutes, where guests can expect turtles, napoleons, morays, sharks, rays, crustaceans and other sea life.

Meeru guests also have the ease of access to some of the top requested dive sites in North Malé. The atoll is also known for its abundant corral coverage teaming with colourful marine life. Some of the most visited dives sites are;
The Aquarium – A collection of corral rocks surrounded by reef fish and some caves.
The Colosseum – A C shaped formation with slopes to spot tunas, turtles and pelagic feeders
The Far Reef, Miyaru Faru, HP Reef and Thilas, or underwater islands which sports diverse sea life such as Nassimo Thila ( a declared protected marine area), Okobe Thila, Helengeli Bodu Thila and many guided fun dives.

Beginners divers particularly enjoy diving and visiting Meeru’s corral nursery situated in the island lagoon. See the underwater live-cam of the coral nursery.

Guests can speak to Meeru’s Euro-Divers to find interesting and exciting dive sites for beginners to professionals diving and activities such as night diving. Euro-Divers Maldives was founded by Swiss nationals in 1972 and with many years of experience in the industry, provides safe, exciting and professional scuba diving, snorkelling and water sports activities. As a PADI 5 Star Dive Centre, Euro-Divers offer the full range of PADI courses for all levels.

What is the best time to visit Meeru for diving?

Year around.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Manta Rays Yes High High Yes Yes Yes High High High High High Yes
Sting Rays High High High High High High High High High High High High
Reef Sharks High High High High High High High High High High High High
Nurse Sharks Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Eagle Rays Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Napoleon Wrasses High High High High High High High High High High High High
Hawksbill Turtles High High High High High High High High High High High High
Green Turtles High High High High High High High High High High High High
Night diving Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Shipwreck diving Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ideal for new divers Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Discover the amazing underwater world around Meeru with a dose of Snorkelling

For snorkelers, Meeru offers a choice of guided reef snorkelling excursions including night snorkelling and snorkelling safaris.

Meeru Island’s Marine Biology Centre

Committed to protecting Maldives’s diverse eco-biology, Meeru and Euro-Divers Meeru collaborates with the Manta Trust to expand the research on the magnificent manta ray population of North Malé Atoll. Read more on how guests can help.

Experience Ultimate Enjoyment With Meeru’s All-Inclusive Package

Meeru Island Resort & Spa is a tropical haven for both families and active couples. A large island, with uninterrupted stretches of the beach, our island offers an endless variety of things to do. Our All-Inclusive Plus Package is designed to help you enjoy all that Meeru and the Maldives have to offer, stress-free. With the package, you can focus on making the most of your holiday and leave us to worry about the finer details.

The Benefits of Meeru’s All-Inclusive Package

From exceptional dining to exciting experiences, our All-Inclusive Plus Package offers it all. When it comes to dining, the package features breakfast, lunch and dinner, in our open-air, traditional buffet restaurants, casual snack menus for both day and night, select free-flow alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, minibar items and a bottle of Champagne per room per length of stay. The most recent additions are a 20% discount on all food items at our a la carte restaurants and one free lunch or dinner at our a la carte restaurants for every 5-night stay.

Experience a world of adventure at your doorstep with the following activities included in the All-Inclusive Plus Package: one sunset cruise, one Dhiffushi island-hopping excursion, daily snorkelling trips twice a day, group lessons for snorkelling, windsurfing and golf, free use of the fitness centre, golf driving range, tennis court, beach volleyball, badminton court, indoor games, free use of kayaks and windsurfing boards. After thrilling escapades, find your zen by joining the free yoga sessions with Duniye Spa or relax by taking advantage of the 20% discount on selected spa treatments.

Read more about our All-Inclusive Plus Package as you also take a look at our current special offers.

Three Must-Try Experiences During Your First Visit To The Maldives

With all the experiences and activities that Meeru Island Resort & Spa offers, you are spoilt for choice during your holiday. If your first visit is coming up and you are wondering which excursions you should try out, our list below should help. These excursions will help you sample the best that the Maldives has to offer and help you make exceptional memories with the people you love.

Have A Private Island Picnic

Experience the beauty and tranquillity of a private island with our Robinson Crusoe excursion. For three hours, you can spend time on a soft, white, sandy beach with the azure lagoon all around, swimming and snorkelling. Enjoy your packed picnic as you soak in the beautiful scenery before we pick you up and bring you back to the island. This is the ultimate romantic adventure for the two of you!

Price: US $225 per couple.

Availability: Daily in the morning or afternoon, depending on the tide.

Experience The Underwater Wonderland

For those eager to experience the magical ocean, our Snorkelling Boat Trip, which is free of charge, comes highly recommended. We will transport you by Dhoni to a nearby coral reef where you can explore the underwater world to your heart’s content. Seek out the lively marine life that adds to the beauty of the Maldives and see how many creatures you can spot. Remember not to touch or step on the fragile coral! This trip is for swimmers only, and a parent must accompany children under 16.

Price: Free (Equipment Rental US $9 per person)

Availability: Daily 10:00-12:00, 14:30-16:30

Go On A Sunset Cruise

No words can do justice to the beauty of the Maldives’ sunset. You have to see it to believe it. Cruise the Indian Ocean and watch the magnificent display of the sunset aboard our yacht, as you sip on tea, a tropical cocktail or a mocktail. If you are lucky, you will spot playful dolphins also revelling in the sunset. This is one of the best ways to cap off your day and is truly an unforgettable experience. The minimum age for this trip is 18.

Price: US $38

Availability: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Sunday from 16:00 -18:30.

These are only a few examples of the myriad experiences Meeru offers. Have a look at the full list here.

Happy Holiday!

Answers To Frequently Asked Questions

As we look forward to welcoming you to Meeru Island Resort & Spa for your upcoming holiday, here are some answers to frequently asked questions to help you prepare adequately for your visit.

Question: Can I reserve a specific villa?

With the vast choice of 284 villas, we understand that you may want to reserve a villa in a specific area or a particular number that holds sentimental value to you, particularly on return visits. Rest assured that we make every effort to accommodate villa requests, but we cannot always guarantee that they will be fulfilled. However, do not hesitate to write to [email protected] with your request.

Question: Which methods of payment are acceptable?

In Meeru, we accept cash in Euros, US Dollars, Pounds, Swiss Francs and Singapore Dollars. We also accept a variety of credit cards (VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Maestro and Union Pay) and debit cards. Payment is only made at check out so guests must charge all purchases to their room. We do not accept traveller or personal cheques.

Question: What is the weather like?

Meeru, like the rest of the Maldives, enjoys warm, tropical climate and balmy temperatures throughout the year. During Monsoon season, the months between May to November, there can be some light, infrequent rain. However, the rain usually doesn’t last long, so be sure to carry sunscreen still. To have a peek at the weather and the island at any moment, have a look at our webcam.

For answers to more frequently asked questions, view the full list here.


How To Pick The Right Villa For Your Vacation

Meeru Island Resort & Spa offers a wonderful location to experience the magical beauty of the Maldives. The lush tropical nature, long stretches of sandy beach and the azure water are not only picture perfect, but they also allow travellers to lose themselves in endless adventure. Adding to the wonder of your stay are lavish rooms that give you a beautiful place to relax or return to during your holiday.

Meeru has 284 rooms in various categories to suit your holiday needs. All rooms are decked out with quality amenities for your comfort and convenience. When picking from the five different types, a few things to think about include whether you are travelling with family, the size of the room you would like and most importantly, the kind of view you would like.

For guests travelling with family, Beach Villas and Garden Rooms accommodate guests of all ages. The villas are spacious, adorned with tropical décor and come with a day bed. This can be used to relax when lounging in the room, or it can be an additional bed for younger guests. Outside, the furnished deck is a place where you can relax while enjoying views of the garden or the beach.

Adult travellers have the option of choosing Jacuzzi Beach Villas, Water Front Villas or Jacuzzi Water Villas which are all located in the Adults-Only area. Situated on the beach, Jacuzzi Beach Villas and Water Front Villas offer privacy and scenic views of paradise. They come with a private, walled-in outdoor area that features a Jacuzzi. Your nights can be spent sipping champagne and soaking in the Jacuzzi while enjoying the night sky.

Jacuzzi Water Villas are secluded overwater bungalows on stilts. Luxurious and beautiful, they have a private sundeck with stairs into the sea, providing direct access to the ocean from the comfort of your villa. Inside, the bedroom is larger, and the room is fitted with all the amenities you need to have a fantastic holiday.

Whichever room you opt for, you are guaranteed quality and a delightful vacation. As you consider your options, have a look at our special offer and take advantage as you book your holiday.

Tips For Solo Travel

Though the Maldives is considered a romantic destination, the pristine beaches, warm, tropical climate and clear waters housing vast marine life, have a universal appeal. Meeru Island Resort & Spa’s uniqueness lies in the fact that it welcomes all kinds of travellers- couples, families and solo travellers looking for a Maldivian adventure. Here are some of our tips for the solo traveller.

Pick the right resort

It all starts with finding the right destination. Meeru has the perfect balance of romance and adventure, making it an excellent choice for solo travel. The size of the island, the variety of things to do, the warmth and hospitality offered guarantee that you are taken care of when travelling by yourself.


Once you’ve set your mind on an island, find out the accommodation options available to you and what you can do once you arrive. In Meeru, we have a variety of rooms from Garden Rooms, Beach Villas, Jacuzzi Beach Villas, Water Front Villas and Jacuzzi Water Villas. All these rooms are decked out for your utmost comfort. On both land and sea, as a visit to the website will show you, there is a variety of excursions and water sports that you can try out.


Travelling alone doesn’t have to mean being lonely. With a selection of restaurants and bars on the island and frequently organised parties, there is ample opportunity to connect with fellow travellers. Our staff, as well, is always armed with a smile, ready to answer any questions you may have or to strike up a conversation.

Meeru is a friendly destination, where you can tick off your Maldives bucket-list items. Considering a trip soon? Have a look at our special offers. Visit our blog that hosts a wealth of information on having the perfect stay in Meeru.


book your stay