Overlooking a white-sand beach, this luxe resort on an island in the Laccadive Sea is accessible by yacht or seaplane. It's 25 km from Velana International Airport.
Elegant thatched-roof villas, some overwater, feature floor-to-ceiling windows, living/dining areas, and terraces with infinity pools. All have flat-screen TVs, coffeemakers and safes; some add extra bedrooms and/or pools. A private island is available by request. Room service is offered.
The 11 bars and restaurants include treetop, beachfront and seaside options. There's also a spa, a gym and an outdoor pool, plus a kids' club and event space. Water sports can be arranged.