With just 11 villas, Africa’s most exclusive private island is located 30 kilometres from the mainland and is accessible by a scenic helicopter flight or an hour boat ride, giving guests an immediate sense of escapism.
The latest addition to the Emerald Collection is located on Ra Atoll in the northern Maldives archipelago, comprising a 20-hectare private island with a wrap-around reef within walking distance of the beach.
Taj Hotels has announced the opening of its new property in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. The city is home to the renowned shrine of Tirumala Venkateswara Temple.
Set amid 18 hectares of lush tropical flora and fauna on the Gaafu Alifu Atoll, Pullman Maldives Maamutaa Resort has opened its doors as the first Pullman property in the Maldives.
Headed up by general manager Marc Gussing, the beautiful property will feature 60 spacious villas starting at an enormous 234 square metres, all with private pools.
Raffles Maldives Meradhoo will fully open on September 22nd. Set on the southern tip of the Maldives in the remote and pristine Gaafu Alifu Atoll, Raffles Maldives Meradhoo’s Beach Island Experience soft-opened in May.
Hard Rock International has announced the opening of its first Maldivian property as part of Crossroads Maldives – the country’s first and only integrated resort. Situated across the Emboodhoo lagoon, the music-infused hotel boasts 178 guestrooms, ranging from beach villas and family suites to one and two-bedroom overwater villas.
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts’ first property in the region is situated on the southernmost tip of the Raa Atoll near Baa Atoll, a UNESCO biosphere reserve, and one of the most secluded locations in the Maldives.
Hilton has welcomed the opening of SAii Lagoon Maldives, Curio Collection by Hilton, a tropical escape that offers sun, sea, style and sustainability. Nestled within the idyllic Emboodhoo Lagoon, the hotel forms part of Crossroads Maldives, the country’s first and only integrated resort and game-changing retreat.
Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi. The 122 all-villa resort spans across three interconnected islands, including an independent private island for those seeking an exclusive enclave equipped with a dedicated staff and luxury amenities.
InterContinental Hotels Group has revealed InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort will open on September 1st. Reservations are now open, with guests invited to share the allure of international travel to the Indian Ocean destination.
Raffles has announced the opening of the 21-villa property in the rare Maldivian oasis of Gaafu Alifu Atoll. Raffles Maldives Meradhoo becomes Accor’s fourth property in the Maldives and is the first under the Raffles brand.