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Welcome to Heritance Aarah - Wake up in paradise to the sound of the sea, dive amidst exotic underwater marvels and dine under a majestic star-studded sky over one of the finest Maldives luxury resorts.

Heritance Aarah is woven into the tropical tapestry of the Maldives’ perpetual paradise, drawing inspiration from the heritage and essence of its culture. Every experience at the resort is curated to captivate and reflect the serene uniqueness of the Maldives; it‘s immersive indulgence personified. Nestled on an island in the Raa Atoll, just a 153 km seaplane ride from the Male International Airport, the resort houses 26 Intimate Luxury Duplex Ocean Suites, 56 Ocean Villas and 68 Land Villas, ranging from Beach Villas to Pool Beach Villas to Family Beach Villas and Family Pool Beach Villas.

Resort Highlights

  • Premium all inclusive
  • Beautiful House Reef
  • 6 Restaurants and 5 Bars
  • Variety of watersports
  • Kids club
  • Medi Spa


Wake up to the soothing serenade of the ocean, be it beside soft, sun-drenched shores or above crystal waters of pure turquoise. Our intimate villas and suites seamlessly blend indulgent comforts with traditional aesthetics for pure beachside bliss, unrivalled at other luxury Maldives resorts.  The resort offers 124 villas and 26 suites.  Our all-villa resort epitomizes seclusion and refined comfort with premier accommodation optionsranging from 51 Beach Villas, 10 Pool Beach Villas, 5 Family Beach Villas, 2 Family Pool Beach Villas to56 Ocean Villas, 25 Ocean Suites and an Ocean Residence.


Catch a wave or dive beneath it, spend lazy days in the pool sipping your favourite cocktail and let the kids enjoy lots of creative playtime; our range of facilities make us the ideal choice amongst Maldives holiday resorts for an intimate getaway full of romance or a fun-filled family holiday.

  • 6 Restaurants
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Pool bar
  • In-room dining
  • Multilingual hotel staff
  • Beach volleyball
  • Hotel doctor
  • Water sports facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Foreign exchange
  • Beach football

Dining and Drinks

Food with heart, cuisine with flavour and a culinary journey of epic proportions – our innovative offerings, embracing all senses, are for the connoisseurs who appreciate the finer things in life. From nouveau interpretations to the aromas of reginal fare; from complex layers of the exotic to the simple and uncomplicated; we play with the best produce and spices to unfold before you, a choice catering to every palate.

Ranba Restaurant:

Presenting the world in a plate, Ranba offers an impressive array of international delights with simple, honest and down-to-earth cooking, and comfort food from the east to the west. A reflection of ‘real food’ – from the eastern hawker stalls to the western farmers’ market, this is a buffet that will transport you across continents.

Available for all guests.

Breakfast : 7.00 a.m – 10.00 a.m | Lunch : 12.30 p.m – 2.30 p.m | Dinner : 7.30 p.m – 10.00 p.m

Ralu Restaurant:

Inspired by the French and Italian Mediterranean brasseries lining the Riviera coast, at Ralu, guests can tuck into a hearty meal from the mini buffet while watching the chefs whipping up popular classics; or order off the à la carte menu of every-day favourites. The all-day restaurant is ideal for those who let the wonder of the island determine their time with no regard to the hands of the tick-tock.

All day dining available for all guests.  Reservations recommended.

Operational hours : 7.00 a.m – 10.00 p.m

Ginifati Restaurant:

The endless vista of the rippling waves and freshly made seafood served to private pods of comfort – Ginifati – is the resort’s beach grill with exclusive seating, providing guests with the quietude and intimacy. The catch of the day on the plate and a welcome ‘Rum Punch’ in hand, an evening cannot get better than this.

Available for all guests. Reservations recommended.

Operational hours : 7.00 p.m – 10.00 p.m

Ambula Restaurant:

Our trademarked contemporary Sri Lankan ‘Heritance’ dining experience, Ambula is an explosion of the Lankan spices and flavours. Merging the traditional with the inventive, the tasting menu experience encompasses exotic food and drink pairings, specially designed to surprise and sooth, from the first savoury canapes to the last sweet petit fours.

Available for all guests. Reservations recommended.

Operational hours : 7.00 p.m – 10.00 p.m

Hathaa Restaurant:

A celebration of the vibrant food culture of five different cities, Hathaa, takes guests on a distinctive culinary journey six nights a week. With a welcome drink in hand, the dining experience will take guests to the streets of Bangkok, Maldives, Tokyo, Istanbul, and Mumbai city. Fun and interactive, the space is transformed to the cities guests will dine at, every evening.

Available for all guests. Reservations recommended.

Operational hours : 7.00 p.m – 10.00 p.m

Baani Restaurant:

Introducing Paris meets Beirut to the Maldives in a café culture style, share and socialize while you savour authentic Middle Eastern and international cuisine. Whether it is on the menu or not, the expert chefs will cater to your every whim.

Exclusively for Ocean Suite guests. A supplement of USD 100 will be charged for all other guests.
Reservations recommended.

Operational hours : 7.00 a.m – 10.00 p.m
• Special snack menu for Ocean Suite guests from 10.00 a.m – 5.00 p.m

Bandhi Bar:

The heart of Aarah, Bandhi Bar is a lively space meant for those looking for relaxation and mirth. Located by the poolside with the leaves of the palms creating natural shade, here, guests can enjoy creative cocktails and delicious snacks all day along with the delicious aromas of shisha on deck.

Operational hours : 10.00 a.m – 12.00 m.n
Serving pizza from 10.00 a.m – 5.00 p.m

Sky Bar:

This space located above Haatha and Ambula with an open canopy of twinkling lights overhead, serves classic favourites and signature mixes and crazy molecular concoctions every night.

Operational hours : 6.00 p.m – 12.00 p.m

Undaras Infinity Pool Bar:

The Infinity Pool Bar emanates a soulful stillness that is conducive to quiet musings and recuperation. Revel in the glorious views surrounding this overwater pool bar while enjoying innovative concoctions.

Operational hours : 10.00 a.m – 10.00 p.m

Falhu Bar:

Serving Ocean Suite guests, the bar, which derives its name from the lagoon (‘Falhu’ means ‘lagoon’ in Divelhi, the official language of Maldives) sits between the overwater infinity pool and Baani restaurant. Inspired by Baani, the outlet tips its hat to the Middle Eastern culture whilst serving a range of long drinks.

Exclusively for Ocean Suite guests and all other guests can enjoy Baani at USD 100 supplement

Operational hours : 9.00 a.m – 12.00 m.n

Ralu Lounge Bar:

A well-stocked bar with the largest selection of Rum and a host of delicious rum cocktails. You will not fail to be mesmerized with the abundance of views and the bar’s comprehensive cocktail list.

Operational hours : 9.00 a.m – 12.00 m.n

Beverage inclusions:

A comprehensive wine and beverage menu will be available at all dining and drinking venues during operational hours. This includes,
• A curated wine list based on our love of authentic, simple and real tastes
• Old world and new world wines made by passionate vintners for your discovery
• Large selection of whiskeys, rum and gins from well-known and artisan distilleries
• Carefully selected beers and spirits from around the world
• Home-pressed fresh juices
• Classic soft drinks and sodas
• Perfect Ceylon teas from renowned brand ‘Stassen Tea’
• Popular classic cocktails and signature concoctions of the Aarah mixologists are available at the poolside bars, evening bars, restaurants and our very own Bar-Kart delivering cocktails to the room.

Additional Beverage Offerings:

On supplement basis, guests can also enjoy,
• Special reserve champagne and wine list for the aficionados and hedonists
• Special reserve single malt, aged whiskey, and brandy at the Falhu Bar



  • Diving
  • Snorkeling (with equipment)
  • Wind surfing
  • Canoeing
  • Catamaran sailing
  • Kite surfing
  • Jet skiing

Land Sports:

  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Badminton
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Football
  • Pool


  • Sunrise cruise
  • Sunset photo cruise tour
  • Dolphin search cruise
  • Local island visit
  • Coral gardening
  • Private tours


Medi Spa

True inner bliss awaits at one of the most holistic Maldives spa resorts where healing hands gently soothe the senses and uplift your soul. Feel stress just melt away at one of six treatment rooms set above tranquil lagoon waters at our overwater spa, that features a steam room.


State of the art diagnostic scanning to pinpoint problems, allowing effective prescription of remedial medical aesthetic treatments. Reverse ageing, fix fine lines and resolve pigmentation problems. When you feel younger than the mirror is telling you, we have the solution.

Medical Assessment
Unique predictive software provides the most comprehensive medical assessments test to detect current health conditions and evaluates future disease risk to drive prevention that will increase your health span, as well as your lifespan.

Diet & Nutrition

Discover how mindful nutrition can positively affect your general wellbeing, enjoying dishes that taste as good as they are for your body, without compromising on delicious flavors. We also offer cooking classes – an insightful experience that will provide useful and information and new tools, so that you can incorporate healthier eating habits into your daily routine back home.

Wellness Program

IASO has been created to bring the best of western medical technology to you. Our expert medical team has devised a menu of state of the art aesthetic dermatological treatments that combine the latest in both aesthetics and wellness, with traditional spa treatments, scenic ambience and pampering. Whether you want to reverse the visible signs of aging, de-stress & detox, lose weight, or restore your hair, you can be assured that our medically derived programs can produce results far beyond any other spa. Our goal is to help you live your best possible life; to look and feel your best, using evidence-based programs. Our programs do not stop when you leave Iaso, rather we take care of you with tailored at home treatments using the best products from around the world, available exclusively in a spa boutique.

Weight loss programs

Medically proven intensive weight loss programs deliver results of 8-10kg in 3 weeks. Our Doctor/Wellness expert will be by your side, to assist you throughout the program. We respect your preferences by customizing food and personalizing an exercise plan that best suits you.

Fitness stays

Rest and relaxation are an essential part of any spa getaway, but achieving personal rejuvenation and renewal sometimes requires new activities and challenges. Our fitness assessments and programs for those who wish to use holidays to exercise, train and improve fitness whilst away from work.

Wellness activities

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is no longer a luxury, but a necessity of everyday life. This is why IASO has the mission of encouraging our guests to take advantage of our ability to pamper you as well as our activities to keep you in great shape. When you stay with us, you will have access to fitness activities such as yoga, pilates, CrossFit, beach classes and bootcamp workouts. These have been chosen by popular demand so those of you who want a more intense exercise experience can get it.

Salon & Nail Services

Where our spa treats your body, our salon tends to the details – refreshing your senses with revitalizing treatments that leave you feeling alive, well, and thoroughly relaxed. Offering a complete array of high-end beautifying treatments for women and men in a breath-taking environment with sea views, the Salon is a dreamy place to find a better self. Master technicians provide personalized approaches to hair styling, colouring and design, as well as makeup and nail services.

Kids facilities

Koka Kids Club:

We at Heritance Aarah understand that children see the world in a different way. That is why we offer exciting experiences to young guests through our kids club in Maldives to expand their horizons, revealing unseen wonders at every turn.

Have a glimpse of fun activities for our junior guests on each day in the week.


Last Minute Special - 7 Nights
Flights, Accommodation and Meals

R67,307 per person
Room: Beach villa
Valid between: 01-Aug-24 to: 30-Sep-24
Book before: 31-Jul-24

7 Nights at the 5 star Heritance Aarah Resort Maldives

This quote includes:

  • Accommodation in a BEACH VILLA
  • Return economy class flights to the Maldives ex JOHANNESBURG
  • Approximate Airport taxes
  • Return Airport - Hotel - Airport Domestic flight & Speedboat transfers
  • Meal basis:  Premium All inclusive

Premium All inclusive

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & A Selection Premium Branded Spirits, Wines & Beverages Daily.
  • Six extraordinary dining outlets to indulge in, offering a variety of cuisines which include French, Italian, Mediterranean, Beach Grill, Pizza Shack, Sri Lankan & Maldivian.
  • Compulsory Green Tax of $42


  • A welcome bottle of sparkling wine
  • Two bottles of wine daily
  • Two selected spirits for the in-villa mini bar
  • Spa Credit valued at $50 per person
  • Complimentary face scan at Medi Spa, spa credits and excursions
  • Minibar replenished daily

  • Travel & Medical Insurance
  • Passport and visa costs
  • All items of personal nature and all not specified above

  • Return airfares on discounted flights from Johannesburg 
  • All prices are from a starting price per person sharing, subject to change, airfare increase, currency fluctuations and availability.
  • Taxes are estimated and based on the current exchange rate and are subject to change.
  • Advance purchase, peak season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply (public holidays, school holidays etc).
  • Please note that airport taxes, fuel levies & surcharges are approximate and subject to change, the exact amount will be confirmed at time of booking.
  • Personal Responsibility - COVID-19 Warning - "In choosing to stay at the quoted suppliers, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19"
  • Exotic Vacations Standard Terms & Conditions apply.
  • E&OE

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