MAIA Luxury Resort & Spa


Maia Resort & Spa

There is a truly special place, serenely tucked away in an unspoiled bay of Mahe, its name is MAIA - “The Great One” as defined by Greek Mythology - and it is a paradise. Maia Luxury Resort & Spa is located on the South-Western shores of Mahe, some 40 minutes drive by car from the airport. It is tucked away on the powdery white beaches of Anse Louis and surrounded by coral reefs, and the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean.

What make MAIA so special? It’s easy...

THEIR “BEYOND ALL-INCLUSIVE” which allows you to enjoy a completely hassle and stress-free experience whilst not having to compromise on the quality of your stay or level of service.

 “THE RESORT”: which really is a Boutique style hotel – A small deluxe property offering complete privacy, and set on a private peninsula on the south-west coast of Mahé Island, with its own helipad. “MAIA” is surrounded by pristine turquoise waters where guests can enjoy complimentary non-motorised water sports (kayaking, canoeing, snorkelling). Scuba diving, deep sea fishing and Excursions to the neighbouring islands by helicopter or private boat are available.

“THE VILLAS”:  only 30 of them located in utmost privacy – and each accessible via a winding pathway through the lush gardens. Each Villa is 250 sqm and comprises a spacious bedroom with semi-outdoor bathroom, a private infinity pool and an adjacent thatched gazebo with an extra large daybed and dining area;Sophisticated interiors that combine natural, local materials and teak furniture and a Private, outdoor double sunken baths with speaker systems – allowing guests to bathe under the stars looking out onto the Indian Ocean.

 “THE MAIA SPA”: comprises of three luxurious open air treatment rooms with a private garden and bathing area. Each is divided by natural rock and rich tropical plants and Guests can relax to the sounds of birdsong and nearby waterfalls. The spa menu is simple, the focus being on delivering a few treatments perfectly..

“FOOD AND WINE AT MAIA”: Your menu of your choice is delivered – hence their

“Wherever, Whenever, Whatever” dining concept. Staff are on hand to discuss each guest’s requirements, creating a bespoke menu service. With a policy of flexibility the chefs are afforded the freedom to satiate individual requirements and tastes. Guests can also accompany the Head Chef to the local food markets in Victoria to get a taste of the local food scene in Mahé.

Private dinners and BBQs can be arranged on the beach and in certain Villas as well as ‘Cook

Your Catch’. The Sunset Pool Bar serves MAIA cocktails, fresh fruit smoothies and delicious light food throughout the day.

"The WINE BOUTIQUE” features over 300 vintages. Personalised wine tasting is available under the careful and expert stewardship of MAIA's Sommelier.

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Meal Plan: 
All inclusive
Room Categories: 

Maia’s 30 villas (approximately 250m2) are located within lush tropical gardens, enjoying 180 degree, uninterrupted sea views. There are Ocean Panoramic Villas and Maia Signature Villas.

The Ocean Panoramic Villas (19 in total) – can accommodate 2 guest and are located on Maia’s hillcrest offering breathtaking panoramic views of the ocean and lush green surrounds.

The Maia Signature Villas (11 in total) – can accommodate 2 guests and offer direct access to the beach, with the exception of the designer’s favourite “Bill Bensley” Villa, which is located on the hillcrest. All afford spectacular sunsets and dramatic vistas. These Villas are also in close proximity to the spa and dining area and are ideal to accommodate families with children. Some include common gardens, perfect for family time. There are no family villas that are inter-leading and families with small children can have the option of a butler/nanny staying with them. Please check with your travel designer regarding family offers.

Each Villa comprises: Two separate pavilions and a private, infinity-edged pool; air-conditioner;  ceiling fans; inter-leading bathroom with a walk-in shower, dual vanity, glorious outdoor and doublesunken bath tub; Maxi-size Hermès amenities; A standard bar in the Ocean Panoramic Villas and customised mini-bar in the Signature Villas;  State-of-the-art entertainment; flat screen TV, DVD player and iPod station; A secluded, outdoor gazebo fully; equipped with en-suite dining facilities and an oversized day bed; A butler service

Activities and Facilities: 

Restaurant and Pool Bar; Kayaking; Snorkelling, Fully Equipped TECHONOGYM; Spa; Boutique

Complimentary Yoga Classes; Complimentary Shiatsu; Complimentary Qi-gong; 24 Hour Butler Service

Other Activities: Unlimited introductory and exploration scuba diving (5 minutes from MAIA) – forms part of the All-Inclusive package.

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We’d be delighted to hear from you and to plan your ultimate Indian Ocean island escape. Contact us today, or complete the form below and we’ll get back to you very soon.

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