Mӧvenpick Hotels & Resorts, an upscale brand within the AccorHotels Group, has raised its first flag in the Maldives, opening the doors to Mӧvenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives on a private island in the Noonu Atoll.
The resort, which is just 45 minutes by sea plane from the capital, Malé, features 105 villas and suites comprising 72 overwater pool villas, 30 beach pool suites and three beach spa pool residences, each with their own private plunge pool - perfect for adventure-seeking families and honeymooners looking for a romantic getaway.
The resort will also be accessible by a 15-minute speedboat ride from the new airport on Maafaru island in Noonu atoll, which will in early 2019.
“Mӧvenpick Resort Kuredhivaru is one of the few properties located in the Noonu Atoll house reef, home to some of the most beautiful diving spots in the Maldives and offering guests a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in this vibrant and unspoiled marine life,” said Patrick Basset, chief operating officer, upper north-east and south-east Asia and the Maldives for AccorHotels.
Another stand-out feature is the exclusive beach pool spa residence with a spacious living area with resort views - the ideal venue for small weddings and private gatherings of up to 20 guests.
“As the first Mӧvenpick property in the Maldives, the brand has been able to take a unique approach to sustainable development through the resort’s built-in solar panels, in-house water production and plant desalination to minimise its ecological impact on the environment,” said Mӧvenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives general manager Michael Melzer.
Part of AccorHotels, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has more than 80 properties in 24 countries and is the most Green Globe certified hotel brand in the world.
The opening of Mӧvenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives adds to AccorHotels’ growing portfolio in The Maldives with Mercure Maldives Kooddoo Resort, Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi, and the Raffles Maldives Meradhoo set to open in December this year.