Where to Spot Bollywood celebrities in Maldives

Maldives is a famous holiday destination for Indian celebrities to enjoy their vacation and has been for quite a long time. From Bollywood celebrities to crickets stars they have opted Maldives to enjoy a wholesome holiday experience. Have you ever wondered, where you can see your favorite Bollywood celebrities in Maldives?

With over hundreds of resorts and offering luxurious villas to the exclusive private islands, it’s no surprise that these resorts have become a popular holiday destination for Bollywood celebrities in Maldives.  Mega celebrities such as the Bachchan family have opted to stay here to enjoy a family holiday in the Maldives. So, where do these celebrities stay in Maldives to enjoy a family holiday or where do they jet off to for a romantic honeymoon in Maldives?

The list in the article contains some of the best and luxurious resorts reputed for their unrivaled service, exclusiveness, and also the costly accommodation price for an overnight stay, just as expected while considering these are famous celebrities looked upon by millions of people. But do not be disheartened by the costliness though, as Maldives is not only for Bollywood celebrities and rich people. The good news is that you can have cheap holidays in Maldives, enjoy the best beaches in Maldives and holiday activities like swimming with whale sharks, watching dolphin in Maldives or having a romantic candle lit dinner on the beach.

Popular Maldives luxury resorts where you can see Bollywood celebrities in Maldives

1. Kandima Maldives

Kandima Maldives is a celebrity hot spot frequently chosen for the ultimate relaxing holiday by Bollywood celebrities in Maldives.  Farah Khan Kunder, a famous film director, producer, actress, and dance choreographer stayed in Kandima Maldives in 2018. Farah Khan is reputed for her dance choreography in various Bollywood movies and has featured in over an astonishing hundred songs.


Kandima Maldives is a destination packed with stylish accommodations and thrilling adventures. Set in Dhaalu Atoll, the resort offers 266 elegantly designed studios and villas and provides an option for the guest of all types, ages, and budget allowing a versatile holiday for families, honeymooners or simply a group of friends. The resort can be accessed by just a 30-minute flight from the Velana International Airport.

What makes the resort unique is the “K” experiences catered for almost every type of guests. For food lovers, Kandima Maldives offers 10 unique restaurants and bars designed for a variety of pallets. For Aquaholics the resort features a vast array of water sports, Aerial yoga and a wide range of fitness activities for the fitness fanatics, art classes for art lovers and for the kids there is even a special kids club. No wonder the Bollywood star chose this place for her getaway.

2. Jumeirah Vittaveli

Hina Khan the famous Indian television actress visited Maldives with her boyfriend Rocky Jaiswal for a romantic getaway this year in Jumeirah Vittaveli. She is famous for her role as “Aksara” in the drama “Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai”. She is also featured in the remake of the iconic Indian drama series “Kasauti Zindagi Ki” as “Komalika”, a character quite reputed among the Indian community.


Jumeirah Vittaveli is nestled in the south Male Atoll meaning that it can be accessed from the Velana International Airport of Maldives within 20 minutes which is good news for tired travelers. Here you will find extravagant accommodation options as Jumeirah Vittaveli offers 43 beach villas, 46 water villas and one royal residence for you to stay. Moreover, just like Kandima the resort also offers a kids club featuring thrilling activities such as treasure hunts.

Although Jumeirah Vittaveli provides a lot for an enjoyable holiday with the family, it’s also quite famous among the couples and honeymooners. The special honeymoon package offers couples four-course candlelit dinners, In-villa champagne breakfast, Spa treatments complimentary transfers and more. There is even an over-water wedding pavilion designed recently designed as the ultimate place to say “I do”. Certainly, a must visit place for couples.

3. Amaya Kuda Rah

Yuvika Chaudhary, the Indian actress well known by most people after appearing in Bollywood hits such as “Om Shanti Om”, “Summer 2007” and “Toh Baat Pakki”, visited Amaya Kuda Rah recently with her husband Prince Narula, model and actor, to celebrate their honeymoon after tying the knot on 12 of October this year.


Amaya Kuda Rah is an island sanctuary set in the vast Indian Ocean featuring one of the finest luxury resort there is in Maldives. Set in the Alifu Dhaalu Atoll or more commonly known as the South Ari Atoll, the resort can be accessed by a 25-minute seaplane ride from the main airport of Maldives.

Situated near the Kudarah Thila dive site, Amaya Kudarah is home to 51 villas and suites, a secluded spa with three treatment rooms, a variety of culinary experiences, and a ton of other experiences for you to enjoy as well. The resort has been named as the Villa resort of the year at the Travel and Hospitality awards this year. With the spacious villas featuring sunbath facilities on the deck and private plunge pools along with the other wonderful facilities, it’s really not that surprising.

4. JA Manafaru Maldives

Zaheer Khan, India’s former fast bowler and one of the greatest blessings to Indian cricket, along with his wife Sagarika Ghatge, an Indian Model and Actress, and the cricket all-rounder Yuvraj Singh celebrated his 40th birthday with style at JA Manafaru resort this year.


The resort is a tropical sanctuary and one of the hidden gems of the Indian ocean located in the Haa Alifu Atoll which can be accessed via a complementary seaplane transfer which takes about roughly 75 minutes. The trip might be longer when compared to the other resort but the scenes from the plane and the experiences one you get there are completely worth it.

Zaheer Khan, India’s former fast bowler, stayed at JA Manafaru Maldives.

Just like the previous resorts JA Manafaru offers various villa with pools, restaurants & bars, and various activities for you to indulge in. However, the resort also has an asset which sets the place apart. The luxury suite spanning two stories which goes by the Royal Residence. The Royal Residence offers two spectacular pools, a barbecue area, sauna, steam and an exclusive spa treatment room for guests to indulge in. Zaheer Khan, his wife along with his teammates had an exquisite time at JA Manafaru, surely you will as well.

5. Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi

This year, the Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha decided to enjoy the pristine beach and the exquisite private villas with an infinity pool stilted above the ocean in the Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi Maldives. Sonakshi Sinha is a well-known Indian film actress and daughter of actors Shatrughan Sinha and Poonam Sinha. She made her acting debut in the action-drama film “Dabangg” and won the best female debut for it in the Film Fair Awards.


Located in Shaviyani Atoll, Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi offers 112 luxury villas, each consisting of its own private pool. This haven situated in a lush tropical island is ideal for both couples and families and can be accessed by a 55-minute seaplane ride.

The villas of the resort are certainly worth visiting. Designed for the ultimate comfort these villas also assure you the utmost privacy while providing the facilities you might need in your stay. They also provide you with versatile accommodation options from the one to three bedroom villas with private pools. Furthermore, there is a 24-hour Villa Host service to make the stay an absolute delight.

Sonakshi Sinha decided to enjoy the pristine beach and the exquisite private villas with an infinity pool stilted above the ocean in the Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi Maldives

Sonakshi Sinha enjoyed the pristine beach and the exquisite private villas with an infinity pool stilted above the ocean in the Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi Maldives.

6. Soneva Fushi

Among the famous Indian celebrities who visited this wonderful Maldives luxurious resort this year are Soha Ali Khan and Kanika Kapoor. Kanika Kapoor is an Indian singer who has achieved success through her singing career. Soha Ali Khan is known for her work in the Hindi Film industry but also acted in some Bengali films as well. Soha Ali Khan visited the resort with her elder brother Saif Ali Khan along with his wife Kareena Kapoor who are also well-known Bollywood actors.

Set in the Baa Atoll, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of Maldives, Soneva Fushi can be accessed via a 30 to 40-minute domestic air transfer to Dharavandhoo Airport from Velana international airport which is then followed by a 15-minute speedboat ride to the resort.

The resort hosts plenty of accommodation options to choose from, plenty of restaurants to dine in and, a spa to experience sensual massages. And similar to some of the other resorts featured in the list Soneva Fushi also features a kid’s club making it an ideal place for a family holiday. Furthermore, Soneva Fushi also features Sonu’s Picnic, a unique desert island experience lunch on a desert island prepared by your personal chef.

These are some of the best resorts in Maldives where Indian celebrities have stayed in Maldives. The resorts in the lists features gorgeous accommodation options, sumptuous dining options, variety of activities and some even a kid’s club accompanied by unique features to contrast them from each other.

These resorts are perfect for you to get a taste of as well for a romantic holiday with your significant other or an exciting family getaway.

Well, that’s not all .  Here is a list of more Indian celebrities  and where they have spent their holidays in Maldives.

Niyama Maldives

VJ Cyrus Sahukar, who is well known for his comic wit in many shows like Semi Geribaal, visited Niyama Maldives with his girl friend Vaishali Malhara.

Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa Maldives

Film director Kabir Khan and wife Mini Mathur had a fantastic scuba diving holiday in Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa Maldives

Mini Mathur, Indian television host, actress and model visited Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa Maldives with her family for a scuba diving holiday in Maldives.

Ibrahim Asad

Photographer based in Maldives, My name is Asad, and I enjoy the beach and its Natural music, boat trips, and Coffee roasts. I am a photographer who travels for nearly every one of my client to document the amazing experience in Maldives, Be it an Engagement on the beach island Resort or a surprise proposal, Wedding or a renewal of wow, Pre-wedding or a Honeymoon Portrait Session. If you want to see more photos, I recommend checking out the blog.

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