The Taj Coral Reef Resort & Spa Maldives

The most popular amenities:
Beach (first line)
Family rooms
Free Wi-Fi
Airport Shuttle

The Taj Coral Reef Resort & Spa, Maldives is an idyllic paradise an hour away by speedboat from Male International airport. With 62 luxurious thatched-roof villas dotting the scenic Hembadhu Island, guests are assured of breath-taking turquoise vistas, dramatic sunsets and a stylish spin in laidback tropical vacations.

From luxury contemporary-chic villas with private outdoor sun deck to our very own reef for exploring marine wonders, every aspect is designed to delight the senses in languid pleasure. After champagne breakfast at a secluded lagoon, adrenaline-seekers can opt for game fishing expeditions, submarine trips or explore a 30 years old Shipwreck. The resort also offers guests an opportunity to participate in its award-winning environmental protection and conservation program. Come discover the underwater landscape and magic of our island heaven.

A large number of villas
12 Superior Beach Villas (58 sq.m)

Designed in soothing pastel shades with a large comfortable sea-facing bed, our airy Superior Beach Villas work their magic on you with brilliant views, outdoor showers and a uniquely designed open space.

16 Deluxe Beach Villas (66 sq.m)

Exotically designed with thatched roofs, large glass bay windows and a large outer deck they offer unparalleled beach views. Sink into the comfortable king-sized bed and awake to a stunning view of the sea.

32 Premium Water Villas (85 sq.m)

Designed to indulge all your senses, the thatched roof villas have an outer deck with sun loungers overlooking the water; a perfect location for a leisurely private dinner in your own personal paradise.

2 Nirvana Presidential Suites (215 sq.m)

Spread over two floors, the two bedrooms and living area overlook the Indian Ocean. Soak in the sun on the stunning wooden deck and then cool off in the outdoor rain shower or plunge pool.

Various bars and restaurants

Named after a type of Maldivian boat, it is decorated in white and coral with world music streaming lightly in the background and atmospheric mood lighting. It offers Continental, Oriental, Pan-Asian, Indian and Maldivian favourites.

Open-the grill

Dine al fresco by the pool and enjoy the flavor-packed flamboyance of South American cuisine. Signature dishes from Peru, Mexico, Brazil and Argentina are paired with the region’s world-class bubbly!

Reef bar

Sip on a sun-downer at the open-air bar overlooking the infinity pool. And don’t miss the Maldivian Delight list on the Beverage card. Truly indulgent, truly fun!


In a fine epicurean galaxy, our pizzeria is a star in its own right, delivering fresh, authentic hand-rolled and wood-fire oven baked pizzas to dinners.

Pool side

Pool Side is where guests gather for the perfect afternoon of relaxation with beverages, cocktails and multi-cuisine bites. Arrive before sunset and relax in the soft afterglow of the setting sun.

Private dining

A secluded spot on the island, an evening on the Ocean or a night cooking and dining. Just choose your favorite venue and leave the rest to us.

Find a lot of interesting things for yourself

Get ready to feel the weight of the world leave your shoulders with an indulgent experience at Taj Jiva. As always, we combine the best ingredients to offer you everything from glowing skin to a rejuvenated mind and body.

Renewal of vows

Whether you’re married for 2 years or 20, do it all over again under star-spangled skies gazing into the endless blue expanse of the ocean.

Shipwreck diving

For history and action lovers, we offer a diving trip at the site of a ship that sank off the island almost 30 years ago.

Big game fishing

The variety of marine life in the clear waters surrounding the resort is best explored abroad our all-equipped game boat.

Snorkelling party

Spend a marvelous day snorkeling at our sandbank in the midst of the ocean; an easy-access, safe base to view the marine life.

Blue lagoon escapade

Get whisked away by speedboat for hours of privacy. Our staff arranges snorkeling, diving and swimming, culminating in a gourmet candlelight meal on our main beach.

Stingray feeding

Our stingray feeding sessions present guests with an opportunity to participate in a unique Maldivian tradition that honors the “Guardians of the Island”.

Submarine experience

Aboard the world’s largest deep diving passenger submarine descend 100 feet into the ocean to experience the beauty of coral reefs and magnificent tropical fish.

Reef conservation initiatives

We are blessed to inhabit a precious marine ecosystem, and our guests are encouraged to contribute their time to our ongoing conservation initiatives.