JOALI Maldives: Where Luxury, Art & Nature Converge [VIDEO-REVIEW]

Where Luxury, Art & Nature Converge

Are you ready to immerse yourself in the captivating allure of JOALI Maldives? Tucked away in Raa Atoll, JOALI Maldives is your ticket to luxury, contemporary art, and the soothing embrace of nature. It’s your personal slice of paradise, offering a break from the ordinary, where every moment is crafted for an indulgently special experience. 

Written by: Marvin Mohamed

Secluded Paradise

It comes as no surprise that JOALI won the ‘Resort of the Year’ by Maldives Tourism Awards 2023, as they go above and beyond to provide a truly one-of-a-kind getaway. As soon as you step into this secluded paradise, an authentic sense of peace envelopes you softly... With no neighbouring islands in sight, JOALI provides a genuine escape where you can unwind without any interruptions from the outside world.  

Crafting Your JOALI Experience 

Embrace the Natural Landscape

JOALI, surrounded by lush vegetation and swaying palm trees, with over a thousand trees exudes a wild allure of a tropical paradise one with the nature. Allow the vibrant landscape to become your guiding companion, leading you through scenes of captivating beauty that seamlessly complement the islands overall charm. Whether on a leisurely stroll, a bike ride, or under the guidance of your personal butler guide, JOALI Maldives effortlessly transforms into your personal playground.  

Immerse in Art & Creativity

Art intervenes with the island’s culture through international art forms and indigenous influences. Visit the on-site art studio to explore your artistic side or simply wander the island to witness how art and nature harmoniously coexist. With over 60 pieces from both noted and up-and-coming international talents, JOALI Maldives offers a truly immersive art experience unlike any other. 

The Heart of JOALI: Restaurants and Bars 

At JOALI Maldives, the art of cuisine is as significant as the art that surrounds you. Immerse yourself in a diverse range of dining options, curated by Michelin-Star Chefs: 

Mura Bar: 

Beside the main pool and beach, Mura Bar offers drinks and delectable snacks, allowing you to sip exotic cocktails, bury your toes in the sand, and relax in the laid back island charm. 


For those craving a global gastronomic adventure, Vaandhoo is the place. The restaurant offers Southeast Asian, Chinese, Mediterranean, and Levant cuisines to create a tidal wave of flavors. Furthermore, the restaurant has a curated selection of wines to complement every dish. 


Exclusively open for dinner Saoke provides a light, atmospheric Japanese dining experience with a twist of Peruvian influence by Chef Hidemasa Yamamato. 


Michelin-Star Chef Theodor Falser invites you on a journey to Italy through his exclusive menu. Immerse yourself in a symphony of flavors thoughtfully curated for a fine dining experience unlike any other. The highlight, La Nostra Tagliatelle Bolognese, goes beyond being just a meal, it’s a gateway to a world of authentic Italian flavors. 


Under the palm trees and the night sky, savor authentic flavors inspired by ancient Levant recipes dating back to 3000 B.C.  

Her Kitchen: 

Enjoy a personalized culinary journey at Her Kitchen, where you not only savor a delicious meal but also learn the art of crafting restaurant quality dishes and discovering the essence of Maldivian cuisines. 


Satisfy your sweet tooth at Lajoie with artisanal chocolate and ice cream, boasting over thirty flavors for a delectable experience. 

Romantic Evenings

At JOALI Maldives, destination dining becomes an artistic journey, from dining on a secluded sandbank BBQ to indulging in a leisurely brunch at the Chef's Garden. You can also savour an afternoon lunch on a 56-foot luxury yacht or an intimate dinner in the enchanting Manta Ray Treehouse or anywhere on the island. Limited only by your imagination, JOALI Maldives takes destination dining to another level. 

Kids Paradise

The Muramas Kids Club invites young ones to explore positive new experiences in culture, marine life, cookery, and creative arts. Engaging activities seamlessly combine playtime with learning, providing a unique and enjoyable experience for children. From unlocking their artistic and creative potential to learning basic yoga skills, the Muramas Kids Club ensures a vibrant space for holistic development and fun filled education. 

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