Set between a lagoon and a white-sand beach on the Laccadive Sea, this ritzy resort on leafy grounds is a 35-minute seaplane flight away from Velana International Airport.
Facing the beach or a lagoon, the airy, upscale rooms (some overwater) feature ceiling fans and thatched roofs. Some have 4-poster beds, sitting areas and/or private pools. The 2- and 3-bedroom suites add kitchens and living/dining space.
Free perks include breakfast, afternoon tea and evening cocktails, as well as all-day snacks and drinks. Other amenities consist of 5 eateries and bars, plus an overwater spa and an outdoor pool.