Guests of MAIA Luxury Resort & Spa have utilized every superlative descriptor to characterize their stay: “fantastic”, “magical”, “paradise”. The stunning location certainly inspires ringing endorsements. The secluded Anse Louis beach is the home of the MAIA resort, located on a private peninsula on the island of Mahe. Defined by its collection of just 30 villas, exclusivity and privacy are the ultimate goals at MAIA. All 11 MAIA Signature Villas boast an outstanding view of sunset and the benefit of being located close to the spa facilities and main areas of the resort. Select one of the 19 Ocean Panoramic Villas for an unmatched 180-degree view of the Indian Ocean beyond. Regardless of the accommodation type selected, each guest is given the royal treatment by way of the MAIA butler service. Always on hand to provide light meals and refreshments or arrange for romantic surprises within the villa, their intuitive and personalized service comes standard.

The heartbeat of the resort is found at its main building which hosts opportunities for dining, relaxation, and conversation. Culinary options at MAIA include dishes with Asian, Indian, Mediterranean, and Creole influences, all crafted with the best locally-sourced ingredients the staff can conjure up. Adjacent to the main pool, the Pool Bar puts guests in prime position for a sundowner and is a bustling place day and night. Exotic culinary fusions at Tec-Tec Restaurant are perfectly paired with an assortment of some 300 vintages from across the globe.

Families are welcome at MAIA, and the array of child-friendly programming will keep everyone entertained and enriched. The youngest guests are indeed “Very Important Kids” and their VIK activities include sand castle building, swimming and snorkeling lessons in the swimming pool, arts activities, and cooking classes with the resort’s staff. Exploring together is also among the options, with day trips possible to local islands to catch a glimpse of the turtles, rare birds, and marine life of this stunning region. Dive below the waters for scuba and snorkeling over the reefs, indulge in spa treatments or yoga practice, or simply retreat to the private balcony of the villa; guests of MAIA Luxury Resort & Spa are spoiled for choice on their private luxury holiday in Seychelles.