A boutique hotel on the vibrant island of Maafushi inspired by the rustic charm and raw beauty of the Maldivian island, comes to life inviting you to share our passionate appreciation of the eloquent art and culture of the Maldives.
Named after the intricate and beautiful, flowing patterns of Liyelaa Jehun and depicting Thundu Kunaa art, Liyela Retreat embodies the tranquil essence of life in the islands.
… where the traditions are embraced and tranquility absorbed. Experience the raw beauty of nature, befriend the captivating people and feel their vibrant culture. Embark on a journey of discovery, of yourself and local island-life.
Inspired by the island nation’s cultural heritage, and driven by our firm commitment to provide the best ambience for our guests, the interior of Liyela Retreat’s 14 suites and rooms are of soothing, contemporary design to rejuvenate your senses.
Taste exotic flavors and Mediterranean cuisine of our candlelit Raha restaurant (Dhivehi for “taste”), mere steps away from the ocean under the starry skies, where the breeze reminds you of nature all around.