Heritance Aarah is woven into the tropical tapestry of the Maldives’ perpetual paradise, drawing inspiration from the heritage and essence of its culture. Every experience at the resort is curated to captivate and reflect the serene uniqueness of the Maldives; it‘s immersive indulgence personified.
Nestled on an island in the Raa Atoll, just a 153 km seaplane ride from the Male International Airport, the resort houses 26 Intimate Luxury Duplex Ocean Suites, 56 Ocean Villas and 68 Land Villas, ranging from Beach Villas to Pool Beach Villas to Family Beach Villas and Family Pool Beach Villas; and a host of dining and drinking options numbering 11 outlets and excursion experience. The resort also boasts the first and only Medi Spa in the Maldives among its distinctive offerings.
Embracing the cultural and traditional vivacity of the Maldives, the resort celebrates these nuances with subtle design integration in the resort, flavours in the cuisine, and a host of unique activities with artisans, village tours, and more.
Since the opening of its doors in 2019, the resort’s success is marked by the varied awards and accolades it has received. Heritance Aarah is the first LEED-certified building in the Maldives which establishes its eco-consciousness and benchmark sustainability Practices. The resort’s exceptional cuisine was recognized by the wins in the culinary field, with a Championship award at the Culinary Art Food
Expo, known as the largest food expo and competition in South Asia as winning the highest number of awards won by an individual property at Food & Hospitality Asia Maldives 2019 (FHAM). The resort was also recognized at the Luxury Lifestyle Awards 2021 as the Best Luxury AI Resort in Asia and received Conde Nast Traveler’s Choice Awards as Favorite Beach Resort and Favorite Spa Hotel in 2020.
Heritance Aarah is part of the leisure arm of Sri Lankan bluechip conglomerate, Aitken Spence PLC. Under its leisure and hospitality arm Aitken Spence Hotels, the company owns and manages 23 hotels and resorts across Sri Lanka, Maldives, Oman, and India.
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