The Nautilus Island

The Nautilus Island

The Nautilus, Baa Atoll, Maldives


Poking seductively above the aquamarine waters of the Maldives, the Baa Atoll is home to one of the world’s most exclusive luxury boutique beach resorts. The Nautilus eschews formality and expectation, instead urging its guests to enjoy the natural beauty and unparalleled luxury however they choose. From exquisite restaurants and houses, where views stretch into the horizon and down to the coral reef below, to the once-in-a-lifetime experiences, it is a place to create unforgettable moments. 

Price per night from €3,327
10 People5 Bedrooms5 Bathrooms


In the middle of the Indian Ocean, The Nautilus private island resort is the epitome of tropical perfection, from its glass-bottomed houses jutting alluringly over a shimmering turquoise lagoon, to its palms swaying over untouched beaches. Yet the magic goes far deeper than the luxurious surroundings. It is a destination where time is irrelevant, and guests live in the moment. Whether you’re on a romantic Maldives honeymoon or a family adventure, experiences are limited only by your imagination. 

Step out of your secluded, boho-chic house and dive straight into your very own swimming pool. Watch the children’s face alight with joy as tropical fish swim beneath their beds. Embark on impromptu adventures on the atoll or unwind in the glass-bottomed spa. From romantic dinners on isolated sand bars, to decadent meals crafted to complement the stunning natural surroundings, The Nautilus is a place to embrace every moment, in the moment.


  • A paradise private luxury island in the Maldives’ Baa Atoll
  • 26 beautiful beach and over-ocean houses cater to couples, families and groups
  • Two- and three- bedroom houses and villas offer fluid living spaces
  • Gourmet restaurants serving creative international cuisine with stunning backdrops
  • Personal butler service in each property
  • The only property in the Maldives to be listed as part of the Relais & Châteaux collection
  • Glass-bottomed spa where you can watch the underwater world during your treatments
  • Full-service dive centre and plethora of water sports 
  • Private saltwater infinity swimming pool in each house
  • Try your hand at futsal, badminton, tennis or volleyball on our multi-purpose sports court.
  • Freedom to do whatever you want, whenever you want
  • Miles of sugar soft sand lapped by Gin-clear waters


Your imagination is the guide for the wondrous activities and experiences that can be shared together at The Nautilus. Hop aboard a yacht for a day of adventures on the atoll, snorkel or dive the iridescent coral reefs, host an elegant soiree in your private beach house complete with live music, or watch a movie al fresco under a star-splashed inky sky. From a selection of superb yet low-key restaurants and a glass-bottomed spa, to private swimming pools and your own butler to cater to every whim, this is the private island getaway of your dreams.

  • 26 private houses
  • Personal butler
  • Private saltwater swimming pool 
  • House reef
  • Dive centre
  • Yacht
  • Spa
  • Poolside lounge
  • Seaplane transfer
  • Steam room
  • Yoga pavilion
  • 24-hour gym
  • Snorkelling, paddleboards and kayaks
  • Kids’ Club

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