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Dusit Thani Maldives set to open in December

The Dusit Thani Maldives is set to open on Mudhdhoo Island in mid-December featuring 96 villas and extensive features including the largest swimming pool in the Maldives and a tree top spa.

Located on Mudhdhoo Island, Dusit Thani Maldives is a 40 minutes breathtaking seaplane ride from the International airport and 10 minutes by speed boat from the new domestic airport. This resort scheduled to open on December will deliver a unique experience to discerning well-travelled guests seeking a peaceful retreat.

Featuring a unique spacious lobby, guests will be captivated by an intimate and natural environment packaged up with perfect service. Inspired by Thai artistry the furniture is a relaxed blending of classic and contemporary.

Complemented with state of art technology, top-of-the-line amenities and small touches the spacious 100 guests villas assures total comfort and relaxation for guests. The lush tropical surrounding, dense with palm trees and indigenous flora creates a natural castaway haven, a setting for true indulgence for the Beach Villas. Some of the Beach Villas are complete with private pools.  Lagoon Villas with Pools boast a spacious deck area with a unique combination of beach and lagoon access whilst the spacious decks in Ocean Villas with Pools feature a large daybed and sala for total relaxation. For total indulgence in luxurious island living the premium two-bedroom Beach Residences and Ocean Pavilions have a larger swimming pools, indoor and outdoor dining seating options and pantries.

All villas exude vivid designs completed with modern amenities such as 46’ LED IPTV with satellite, complimentary WIFI internet connection, MP3 docking station, BOSE surround system, Inroom Bar with choices of wine, wine fridge, coffee and tea making facilities.


Dusit Thani Maldives fuses a fine selection of dining experience with uncompromising service, quality and spectacular views.  All day dining restaurant, The Market is a convenient location for meal and snack including classic favorites, light options for lunches and wide international buffet selection for breakfast. Overlooking the crystal blue waters of the sea, Benjarong, Thai restaurant is our signature restaurant. Benjarong brings a unique experience for guests who value authentic Thai flavors creatively mixed with luxury ingredients from all over the world. The Sea grill restaurant is perfect to enjoy the best offerings of the ocean together with the highest quality steaks from all over the world. With relaxed setting of comfortable indoor and outdoor seating area Sea grill brings the best of its romantic poolside and Maldives beach view location.

Sala Bar from the second level of Benjarong provides a cool and calming backdrop of glistening lagoon. Guests can enjoy the best fresh cocktails while watching the sunset or stargazing through the lounge bedside telescopes. Sand Bar is perfect to socialize and mingle by the pool at the Sand Bar in late afternoon whilst enjoying creative selection of fresh cocktails. Dance away to the beats of DJ during the evening at Sand Bar. The underground wine cellar boasts an extraordinary library of wine varietals and labels from all over the world.

Dervana Spa at Dusit Thani Maldives is an exceptional wellness escape that features signature treatments including massages, facial, body treatments, manicures, pedicures as well as range of treatments incorporating local Thai influences. Six tree top treatment pods suspended on top of the trees is one of a kind in the Maldives and provides an unmatched vistas of the island and turquoise lagoon. Two treatment pods are located in the ground floor of the spa along with the spacious reception area.

A masterpiece of its kind, the swimming pool comprises 750 sqaure meters and is the largest swimming pool in the Maldives. The pool decks are adorned with sunbeds and with the view of the lagoon and the beach. Guests are also able to enjoy diving and varieties of watersports. Guest can explore the turquoise waters with activities such as snorkeling, kite surfing, water skiing, canoeing, fishing or wake boarding. Known for frequent sighting of dolphins and turtles Mudhdhoo Island is located near Hanifaru Huraa which has been awarded by UNESCO biosphere. Dusit Thani Maldives also offers guests fully equipped fitness centre with personal trainer, yoga instructor, marine biologist, children’s play area and club facility, library and internet stations and island boutique. 

The completion of Dusit Thani Maldives will mark another landmark for Dusit International. With this milstone Dusit International continues to acquire a unique portfolio of deluxe hotels, building upon Thai culture and tradition to create a personalized welcome to all guests; the delivery of an experience that enlivens the individual spirit no matter what the journey.

Mr Chanin Donavanik, Chief Executive Officer of Dusit International said, “This new project is our first foray into the Maldives, arguably one of the most beautiful destinations on earth. This is a very exciting addition to our growing portfolio and represents a great milestone for the Dusit brand. Dusit Thani will combine the rich flavour of Thai hospitality with the stunning tropical beauty of the Maldives.”

Also part of the Dusit International, sister property Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket recently won two prestigious awards for the second consecutive year during the World Travel Awards Gala Ceremony held on 28 September at the Dusit Thani Bangkok.

Mr. Peter Komposch (centre), General Manager of Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket,
and Mr. Graham Cooke (right), President & Founder, World Travel Awards,
at the gala ceremony

Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket is part of an award-winning environmental project at Bang Tao Bay – Asia’s first integrated resort development located on the west coast of Phuket. The resort comprises 254 recently refurbished guest rooms and suites and Pool Villas – overlooking the Andaman Sea.