37 resorts in Maldives set to reopen in July

Olhuveli Beach Resort and Spa.

At least 37 resorts in the Maldives are set to reopen in July after the government announced that the borders of the country will indeed reopen on July 15. 

Tourism Minister Ali Waheed, on Wednesday, assured that the majority of the resorts in the nation was set to reopen within the year, after COPVID-19, put a temporary stop to their operations in late March. 

While at least 37 resorts are set to reopen in July, more will reopen in August and October.  

A list compiled by the travel news website Travel Trade Maldives read that 36 major resorts will reopen on July 15 with one more set to reopen on July 22. 

Resorts set to reopen on July 15th are: 

  • Constance Halaveli 
  • Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru 
  • Angsana Ihuru 
  • Angsana Velavaru 
  • Taj Exotica Maldives Resort & Spa 
  • Grand Park Kodhipparu Maldives 
  • Waldorf Astoria 
  • Furaveri Island Resort & Spa 
  • Fihalhohi Island Resort 
  • Noku Maldives 
  • Cocoon Maldives 
  • You & Me by Cocoon Maldives 
  • Lily Beach Resort & Spa 
  • Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru 
  • Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa 
  • Four Seasons Private Island Maldives at Voavah 
  • Taj Coral Reef Resort & Spa 
  • The Residence Maldives at Dhigurah 
  • SAii Lagoon Maldives 
  • Hard Rock Hotel Maldives 
  • LUX* North Male Atoll Resort & Villas
  • Soneva Fushi 
  • Soneva Jani 
  • Rahaa Resort 
  • Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives 
  • Amaya Kuda Rah 
  • Velaa Private Island Maldives
  • Paradise Island Resort & Spa 
  • Kudafushi Resort and Spa 
  • Six Senses Laamu 
  • Olhuveli Beach & Spa 
  • OZEN by Atmosphere at Maadhoo 
  • Atmosphere Kanifushi 
  • OBLU SELECT at Sangeli 
  • VARU by Atmosphere 
  • OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli 
  • LTI Maafushivaru, Maldives (from July 22) 

Resorts that are set to reopen in August are: 


  • Vakkaru Maldives 
  • Emerald Maldives Resort & Spa 
  • Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa 
  • Mercure Maldives Kooddoo Resort 
  • One&Only Reethi Rah 
  • Dusit Thani Maldives 
  • LUX* South Ari Atoll Resort & Villas 
  • Hotel Jen by Shangri-La 
  • Fun Island Resort 
  • Royal Island Resort & Spa 
  • Sun Island Resort & Spa 
  • Cheval Blanc Randheli 
  • ROBINSON Club Noonu 
  • Centara Hotels & Resorts 

Tourists will be provided with 30 days of on-arrival visa as before, when the country reopens on July 15.

While thermal scanning is arranged at points of entry, tourists without any symptoms of COVID-19 will not be tested for the virus. Medical certificates will not be required to enter the country. However, symptomatic individuals will still be tested for the virus, and random sampling of tourists will be conducted at the airport as a safety measure.