On a private island in the Laccadive Sea, this posh beach resort is a 15-minute speedboat ride from Velana International Airport.
Luxe villas have decks, beach access and sea views. All feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screens and iPod docks, as well as minibars, and tea and coffeemakers. Upgraded villas add private pools and tropical outdoor showers. Some quarters are set overwater.
Breakfast is complimentary. There's a Japanese restaurant and a beachside eatery, plus a chic cocktail bar and a poolside bar. Other amenities include an infinity pool, and a spa with hot tubs, steam rooms and saunas. A dive center and a kids' club are also offered.