Mirihi Island Resort

Asia Maldives
Mirihi Island Resort Maldives
Mirihi Island Resort Maldives
Mirihi Island Resort Maldives
Mirihi Island Resort Maldives
Mirihi Island Resort Maldives
Mirihi Island Resort Maldives
Mirihi Island Resort Maldives
Mirihi Island Resort Maldives
Mirihi Island Resort Maldives
Mirihi Island Resort Maldives
Mirihi Island Resort Maldives
Mirihi Island Resort Maldives
14 January 2022

Mirihi Island Resort is a small and precious gem of white sands and fringed palms swaying in the gentle breeze. Surrounded by the endless azure of the Indian Ocean, eco-friendly Mirihi is one of the smallest resorts in Maldives, allowing our guests to enjoy the special feeling of being on their own private island.

With no television in the villas, no motorized water sports, no discos or nightlife disturbing you with loud music and noise, and nothing else to come between you and the true meaning of relaxation and bliss, we are a world apart, a heaven of serenity and tranquility.

Our personalized service and dedicated team of well-trained staff deliver authentic Maldivian hospitality that ensures your experience is as unspoilt and relaxing as if you were the first to arrive in a place made just for you, and as unique as you are.

In the warm waters of the azure Indian Ocean lies a tropical dream island – Mirihi Island Resort.

Just 350 meters in length and 50 meters in width, this tiny gem with it’s pristine nature, fringed-palm beaches and powdery sand, authentic hospitality and celestial quietness invites you to leave your shoes behind and enjoy the ‘art of doing nothing’.

Ringed by 6 km of spectacular house reef; an underwater playground for sea turtles, reef sharks, eagle rays and hundreds of varieties of rainbow-hued fish and our own shipwreck, Mirihi is only a short boat ride from South Ari Atoll Marine Protected Area where whale sharks and manta rays are spotted regularly throughout the year.

Each elegant villa has a unique Dhivehi (Maldivian) name derived from the land or sea. Comprising 6 Beach Villas, 30 Water Villas, 1 Two-Bedroom Water Suite and 1 Two-Bedroom Beach Suite, the villas are sublimely located around the island and above the bustling house reef, offering infinite views of the endless horizon.

Whether from your private deck or private beach, each villa is the perfect escape from the rest of the world.

6 tastefully designed Beach Villas (53 m2) are conveniently located on the sunset side of the island with direct access to our talcum powdery beach. Enclosed by lush tropical foliage and swaying palms, these cosy villas offer complete privacy and unmatched ocean views.

These villas offer the same high standard with designer furnishing, polished wooden floors, king or twin beds, semi-open air bathrooms, Bose music system with Bluetooth connectivity, free high speed WI-FI, Nespresso machine, personal safe and fully stocked Villa Bar.

Built on stilts above the turquoise lagoon with direct access to our bustling house reef, our 30 Water Villas (53 m2) is home for avid snorkellers. With a view of the sunrise or sunset, these beautifully designed cosy villas are blessed with the uninterrupted view of the blue ocean from the complete privacy of the sun deck.

All Villas have been designed with the same high-standard designer furnishing, polished wooden floors, king-size or twin beds, en suite bathrooms overlooking the Indian Ocean through glass doors, Bose music system with Bluetooth connectivity, free high speed Wi-Fi, Nespresso machine, personal safe and fully stocked Villa Bar. For safety reasons, the minimum age for children is 8 years for the Water Villa.

Mirihi Maa – named after the Mirihi flower, this 2-Bedroom Beach Suite (180 m2) is the perfect tropical island holiday home for friends and families travelling together.

This suite offers prime beachfront living with spectacular ocean and sunset views from the spacious first floor terrace, direct access to the lagoon, 2 bedrooms with open air bathrooms, 2 expansive living rooms, office space, kitchenette, and a dining area.

Fehurihi – named after the Whale Shark, our 2-Bedroom Water Suite (160 m2) is perfect for snorkellers. Located directly above the best part of our magnificent house reef, one could step down the stairs from the sun deck right into a world of colourful marine life.

This suite consists of 2 bedrooms and bathrooms connected by a spacious living room with sublime view of the ocean and a sun deck with mesmerizing Maldivian sunrise view. For safety reasons, the minimum age for children is 8 years for the Water Suite.

Indulge in a culinary journey with exquisite international flavours and authentic Maldivian cuisine at our restaurants and bars.

Whether its freshly caught seafood at our over-water Muraka Restaurant or daily international theme nights at our sand floored Dhonveli Restaurant or a local delicacy at our Anba Bar, Executive Chef Felix will take you on a gastronomical journey every day.

Blessed with the most romantic setting under the dazzling star-studded Maldivian sky, Mirihi offers impeccable venues for private dining; either on a remote corner of the beach or if your wish is to sail away in our wooden yacht Mirihi Thari.

Meet up with friends over the extensive rum collection at Anba bar. And during your stay, explore a few of the labels at our intimate Ruhgandu Wine Lounge. And when you don’t feel like going out, any delicacy on the island can be brought right to your door with our in-villa dining.

Our traditional sand-floored restaurant Dhonveli offers fabulous views of the azure waves of the ocean from its spacious deck.

Serving a lavish buffet for breakfast, lunch and dinner, here you will explore mouthwatering combinations of the world’s favourite international dishes alongside sumptuous selections of fresh seafood straight from the Indian Ocean.

The themed dinner buffet changes with every evening of the week, so don’t miss our Friday Maldivian cuisine night!

Witness an orchestration of colour every evening with our sunset cocktails and dine right above the shimmering water and the fascinating coral reef of Mirihi.

At Muraka Restaurant the menu is contemporary and delicious, from tender wagyu beef to tantalizing Maldivian lobster, with an excellent complement of wines and Champagne. Indulge in our special culinary events, such as the weekly lobster menu highlighting this delectable treasure of the islands.

Fresh and locally caught in the South Ari Atoll. One of the resort’s culinary highlights is our “Maldivian Lobster Dinner” event in Muraka restaurant every Wednesday.

The finest quality tuna caught by local fisherman and brought to our kitchens. Carefully prepared by our talented chefs with a combination of capers, pickled ginger, balsamic onions, wasabi and chili aioli and served with Melba toast.

Tantalize yourself with the finest quality meat served with truffled potato gratin, grilled root vegetables, Juniper Glace, Chimichurri and garlic pepper sauce.

Casual and carefree Anba Bar is the perfect place in paradise for meeting up with friends or for sharing some quality time together over delicious cocktails and tasty snacks.

Explore our comprehensive rum collection, with the best rums brought to you from around the world. We offer the largest selection of rums in the Indian Ocean! This includes Mirihi’s very own excellent Caribbean-style rum, ‘Muraka’.

Live music and special events are a thing at Anba, from our after-dinner cocktails with live saxophone to Maldivian music magic.

Muraka rum is a blend of predominantly aged rums, and a very small amount of young rums, from the Caribbean. Our Muraka rum is bottled exclusively for Mirihi and only available with us. It is fruity and rather placed on the sweet side with aromas of delicate coconut, apricot, honey, vanilla and green bananas.

Ruhgandu is a unique and intimate wine lounge showcasing over 300 old and new world wines and Champagnes. Our knowledgeable staff will guide you through your discovery of not only your favourite labels but rarities from across the globe.

Private dining parties can be arranged for up to six persons, and Ruhgandu is praised for its regular premium Wine Tastings, offering a fabulous sampling of our delicious collection, along with some visiting labels from white to red.

Choose from a range of Maldivian traditional Hedhikaas; spicy tuna filled samosas, crunchy tuna rice balls or coconut-based onion rolls. Served tapas style, each mouthful is a delicious treat. Enjoy an evening sampling scrumptious tapas with best wines from both worlds.

When the mood calls for staying in, feel free to dine in the privacy and comfort of your own villa. The full range of light snacks, tempting meals and indulgent desserts is available from our restaurants, as well as our delicious beverages, cocktails and wines.

Our In-Villa Dining offers the luxury of enjoying everything you want and when you want it, available around the clock.

Hailing from a little town in Switzerland, Felix grew his passion for cooking at very young age from his parents at their restaurant. Ever since, Felix has journeyed through the culinary world gaining experience in fine dining.

After 15 years working at restaurants in Switzerland, Felix moved to Thailand where he met his lovely wife and settled down. His love for the sea, the nature and the peace took him to the Maldives – more specifically to Mirihi.

During his 08 years as the Executive Chef of Mirihi, from 2011 to 2019, Felix revolutionized guest dining experience in Mirihi combining his wealth of modern culinary talent and his impeccable personalized service standard and most importantly his eagerness to personally ensure guest satisfaction.

Loved by the guests and the Team alike, Felix bid farewell to Mirihi to continue his culinary journey back in Thailand as well in Maldives. After a nearly a year, Felix returns to Mirihi in August 2020 to take over Mirihi culinary experience from where he left and take it to another level.

According to Felix, ‘It was a great experience been involved in preopening projects in Thailand as well as Maldives but certainly coming back to Mirihi is coming back home. I am very excited to work with the same Team and together we are looking forward to deliver a memorable dining experience for our esteemed guests.’

Enjoying a long, happy and healthy life requires proper rest, exercise, and healthy nutrition. On Mirihi, our desire is providing you with the opportunity to feel better and healthier than ever before.

We offer a wide range of wellness activities designed to meet the needs of every one of our guests. Come to see us.

We will listen to you and identify your personal needs, offering the support and guidance to help recover from the daily stresses of modern life, and lead you on the path to feeling revitalised and healthier at the end of your stay.


Duniye Spa is a special place on earth. An enchanting expression of warm Maldivian service and world-class standards, Duniye Spa provides holistic well-being that cares for your body and your spirit.

In Maldivian language, Duniye means “universe”. This is what an experience at Duniye Spa is all about: a universal approach to wellness, using treatments and techniques inspired by the very best of ancient and modern expertise from around the globe.

Our guests’ experience is our priority and our passion. Every individual has their own health and well-being requirements, and the caring and knowledgeable therapists at Duniye Spa are expert in discerning what is needed to put you back in balance and bliss.

Under their skilled and attentive hands, in the beautiful first-rate facilities of Duniye Spa, the world becomes sublime.

The gentle sound of the ocean immerses you in tranquillity while the turquoise waters of the lagoon and the splendid colour of the sunset become a pure reflection of your soul finally aligned with the natural healthfulness you were meant for.

Our well-being and spa services will promote within you a deep sense of calm, joy and connectedness. Beauty and well-being from the inside out. Welcome to a truly Maldivian experience of serenity and a happiness that is uniquely you.


Our signature massage: wave-like movements and massage techniques from the oldest traditions around the world evoke a deeply relaxing and uplifting massage experience. Herbal poultices are used to evoke a warm, nutrient rich relaxation to tense muscles.

This massage works with the body’s natural energy system to harmonize the energy flow. Utilizing our miracle African Potato body balm to revive your senses whilst enriching your skin with antioxidants & deep hydration.


A freshly ground coconut-vanilla body polish and our coconut hair mask are combined with an Indian head massage using coconut oil infused with rosemary followed by a tropical full body massage with 100% virgin coconut oil.

Our bespoken top to toe Signature Ritual uses the essences of 100% pure organic coconut native to the Maldives. Experience profound and deep relaxation; enjoy smooth and hydrated skin and shiny, lustrous hair with the tropical scent of coconut.


The ultimate face & body ritual: Unwind & de-stress with this heavenly combination. Drift away with a Balinese Massage to stimulate the natural balance of body, mind and soul.

Enjoy our Healing Earth™ Glow & Radiance Facial, while celestial sounds of our Tibetan singing bowls deepen your relaxation. Rejuvenated, uplifted and deeply relaxed you will walk on clouds after this blissful experience.

Yoga practice improves overall health and unites body, mind and breath. This total mind-body workout increases flexibility, builds muscle strength and boosts immunity. Yoga will help calm the mind and improve focus, to promote a healthy balanced lifestyle.

We offer complimentary Yoga lessons in the morning and meditation in the evening, instructed by our Yoga Teacher, Danushka. We also offer one to one private lessons with customized instruction.

For those seeking physical exercise, there are a lot of activities to choose from in Nature’s playground – kayaks, stand-up paddle boards, the catamaran and of course a swimming pool like no other around our vivid house reef – the Indian Ocean.

If that doesn’t satisfy your calorie burning requirements, we have a fully equipped fitness center at your disposal.

Diving is a major attraction here at Mirihi. We are looking at over 40 different dive sites all conveniently located within an hour’s boat ride, from Manta Rays to Whale Sharks to beautiful coral gardens – everything a diver’s heart desires.

You want to learn how to dive here at Mirihi? Our Ocean-Pro Dive Team offers a variety of courses as well. No matter if you have never dived before and simply want to try it or want to get certified. Our courses, from Discover Scuba Diving all the way to Rescue Diver, are tailored to your schedule.


The Ocean-Pro Mirihi Dive Team offers a variety of diving courses. As a PADI 5* Dive Center, we always strive to meet the highest safety and training standards so you can safely enjoy your diving courses.

We do try-dives for those who have never dived before or run beginner courses if you wish to finally get certified as a diver. If you are already certified and want to learn more about diving, our Advanced Course or the Specialities are for you.

Or maybe you are ready to take the next step and become a Rescue Diver. In any case, all our courses are individually fit to your needs and time frame.

Mirihi is conveniently located in the South Ari Atoll and offers access to more than 40 dive sites with multiple Manta Ray Spots, the Whale Shark area, countless channel dives and Thilas among them.

With our location being almost centered within the Atoll, we can easily adjust our diving plan to the weather and the currents.

Diving Trips
We offer daily diving trips with our boats, where we do not stick to a rigid schedule. We prefer to check which dive sites you would like to explore and which are the most suitable for the respective conditions. Our house reef is accessible to you at all times, even at night.

Diving Conditions
Diving here at Mirihi is possible all year round. The conditions are mostly affected by the Monsoon winds and therefor the major currents. These currents range from barely noticeable to strong. But don’t worry even with strong currents we can always find places to have easy and relaxed dives.

House Reef
Our house reef is accessible for dives as well. It is home to multiple turtles, eagle rays, a massive school of batfish and many more. There is even a wreck for you to explore. The perfect site for an easy dive to get back into the game – or to explore at night. All our entry level training is done here as well.

Equipment & Boats
All diving equipment for rent is available with us. We take great care in maintaining and servicing all our dive gear to make sure you have a safe experience with us.

Our diving fleet is composed of two boats. A modern fibre glass boat and a traditional wooden Dhoni. The crew is exceptionally well-trained in aiding divers and the captains know the Atoll inside out.


If you feel like being more active, take one of our kayaks and paddle around the island or use one of our stand-up paddle boards.

On windy days, you can take advantage of our complete range of windsurfing gear, which is perfect for everyone from beginners to experts. The use of the water sports equipment is complimentary for all our guests.

Mirihi Island abounds with fun and intriguing things to do and see. Turn your holiday into a fascinating experience of discovery amidst the sheer beauty of nature.

Get close to the sea with a fishing trip on our traditional vessel, the Dhoni, and explore the best spots in Mirihi’s house reef for diving and undersea sights. Or let your hearts wander the waves together on our yacht, with dinner and sparkling wine. Follow the colours of the sunset, accompanied by leaping dolphins.

Back on the island, enjoy a cooking or cocktail class and share some chill-out time with a movie on the beach or stargazing with the Mirihi telescope. Alternatively, choose from the many excursions, such as a visit to a local island, a Sunset Cruise, Snorkelling Safaris, or let us tailor a trip to suit your wishes.

We at Mirihi love to go above and beyond to help create everlasting memories for our guests. If your wish is to propose to the love of your life beneath the countless stars on a sandy beach, Mirihi is the perfect place to make your wish come true.

Or maybe if celebrating a special anniversary in the most romantic setting is your wish, we are happy to fulfil your desires.


Give your partner the proposal of their dreams and have an amazing engagement story. Choose from intimate proposal idea packages such as the Champagne breakfast to more elaborate ideas like a burning sign in the middle of the Indian Ocean.

Tell us where and we will prepare the perfect occasion to make your proposal the most romantic start of your future marriage.


Maldives is the perfect place to make your vows in a romantic setting. At Mirihi, we want to create a memorable day and celebrate your love with your Maldives wedding in a unique style.


You cannot ask for a more romantic setting, than a yacht in the middle of the Indian Ocean to renew your love for each other. Enjoy the intimacy of a private boat cruise towards the sunset, escorted by romantic live music on board and celebrate the renewal of your marriage vows.


Our yacht Mirihi Thari will take you towards the sunset while you are enjoying a refreshing aperitif mocktail on deck.

Once you have brought to anchor, your chef will prepare the barbecue of your choice and your personal waiter provides the service on board for your comfort. This is your magic moment, having dinner beneath the stars and on the water.


To have dinner at the beach is a truly unique Maldivian experience: Just the two of you, the waves, flickering lights from the torches and the tasty smell of your choice of barbecue – freshly grilled and prepared by your dedicated chef – or a set menu tailored to your personal preferences and served from our Muraka Overwater Restaurant.

Whether you are celebrating your wedding anniversary, birthday or just your private time together in serene atmosphere – this memory will last forever.


Enjoy a truly unique and private aperitif facing the magical sunset over the Indian Ocean. Relax on our comfortable bean bags, while your feet are gently stroked by the waves, or indulge in the endless ocean view whilst lying on one of our daybeds.

Spoil yourself with our freshly shaken Martini cocktail and delicious canapés. This is your private Ocean Sunset Cocktail – lay back, relax and enjoy!


Lay back on one of our loungers, grab a bowl of homemade popcorn and let us create a unique cinema experience for you on the beach. Choose a movie out of our huge selection and enjoy it beneath the stars with your feet tucked into the sand and the soothing rhythm of the waves.

Discover the natural wonders of South Ari Atoll on board our 55ft yacht Mirihi Thari. Sail away with our experienced crew in search of the gentle giants of the ocean – manta rays and whale sharks.

Or sail away into a splendid Maldivian sunset with a pod of dolphins. Let our creative Guest Relations Team help you plan a stay full of once-in-a-lifetime moments.


You can look forward to a very special day out on our yacht Mirihi Thari. We will sail to the edge of the atoll, where the whale sharks live, in search for the biggest sea dweller in our waters.

Keep your eyes open and your snorkel gear ready. Should you be lucky, you will be able to experience an unforgettable encounter with one or more whale sharks.


Cruise to the very edge of our astounding house reef on our traditional Maldivian vessel, the Dhoni. With one of the best house reefs in the country, discovering the reef by snorkelling is simply a must on Mirihi.

You will be able to observe different kinds of fish and the true vibrancy of the corals’ colours. Don’t miss this adventurous experience, it’s quite simply another world.


Mirihi is conveniently located, close to where the Mantas gather seasonally. Seeing them glide effortlessly through the water and snorkelling with them is an experience, you will never forget. Take this opportunity to seek for and snorkel with these impressive sea creatures on one of our Maldivian Dhonis.


Everyone is always talking about sunsets in Maldives – go and admire a mesmerizing sunrise while trying your luck catching a tuna, wahoo or maybe even a jack fish.

Our Dhoni equipped with fishing rods and plastic baits will take you to trawling on the Indian Ocean and our Chef will be delighted to prepare a meal with your catch.


What a better way to enjoy the crystal clear waters of the Maldives than sailing right through it! Lie on the trampoline and enjoy the sun while our captain takes you for a ride around the island on our catamaran. Available daily upon request, depending on the weather.


The sunset over the Indian Ocean is an unforgettable moment of beauty and awe. On board our yacht, the Mirihi Thari, we will cruise into the beauty with sparkling wine, canapés and accompanied by the romantic tunes sung by our talented guitarist Mohammed.

As the sun goes down, lighting up the world with rich colours, we might even be escorted by a school of dolphins enjoying the enchantment alongside with us!


Night snorkelling is as rewarding and fun as going during the daylight hours. Experience the underwater life during night time.


Every reef is unique in itself. You might find soft corals or hard corals, small fish or big fish, turtles, sharks or rays. Why not take the opportunity to extend your discoveries in the Indian Ocean while our Dhoni takes you from one snorkel spot to another in South Ari Atoll?

Ever thought of reliving the Mirihi experience back at home or interested in trying your hands at a traditional local craft? It’s our pleasure to share some of our experiences in creating Mirihi magic or the local knowledge passed down from our ancestors with you.


Would you like to learn how to cook an authentic curry? Then meet our chefs for our Maldivian Cooking Class in the open kitchen of Muraka Restaurant.

The local Maldivian and Indian influenced cuisine is truly special – with its various flavours as well as the special cooking techniques used. Our chefs will show you how to prepare delicious Maldivian and Sri Lankan dishes, sharing the secrets of this tasteful cuisine.


Mirihi is pleased to unveil our new completely vegan cooking class, allowing guests to discover the art of Maldivian vegan cuisine either during the day or beneath the twinkling stars of the night sky.

Mouth-watering delicacies will include Banbukeo Riha, Baraboa Satani and Dhonkeyo Kajoo. This cultural culinary offering can be booked for lunch or dinner.


We will share the recipes of our most popular drinks and signature cocktails. Book your Cocktail Class in Anba Bar and learn the techniques of bartending. You will learn how to prepare three different drinks, which you may enjoy afterwards in a private setup on the beach.


Would you like to know more about the most important fruit in Maldives? Spend a relaxed late morning under the shades of the palm trees and learn everything about the delicious coconut.

Almost all parts of the coconut tree, from its roots to its tip, are of use to the locals. See and taste the different stages of this special fruit, find out how palm leaves can be used and have a typical Maldivian coconut snack afterwards.


Have you been fascinated by our daily buffet decoration? Take this opportunity to meet our kitchen artist and be emerged in a world of creativity and beauty. Let us broaden your horizon by teaching unparalleled skills in food presentation and carvings. Experience it for yourself.

Website: www.mirihi.com
Rooms: 36
Price: from 1.523 EUR per night


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