Raffles Maldives Meradhoo opened earlier this year as the brand’s first resort in the Maldives. Last month, it opened its 16 overwater villas as part of its exclusive private island accommodations in the Gaafu Alifu Atoll. The resort is spread over two islands and features only 21 villas and residences, a spa, multiple restaurants and a dive center.
Each guest enjoys full access to the resort’s amenities, regardless of accommodation type. Marine butlers are on standby to assist guests in arranging snorkeling tours and other marine activities. In addition to the spa, an expansive fitness center is also on site, hosting group classes with the help of rotating, visiting wellness experts. On-site dining includes an outdoor barbecue restaurant, all-day international restaurant and several bars.
“For couples looking for an unforgettable romantic hideaway, our exceptionally spacious villas and the discreet expertise of the Raffles butler service redefines the resort experience. From intimate dining with our private chef service to snorkeling and diving in the world’s most breathtaking coral reefs, we create a place where guests can enjoy the best of both worlds in a destination known for its stunning surroundings,” said Oliver Larcher, general manager, Raffles Maldives Meradhoo.
“Accor is bringing to the resort our expertise in delivering unparalleled luxury experiences renowned in our Raffles brand. The Raffles collection now includes 14 distinguished properties in leading addresses across 12 countries and we are thrilled to welcome guests at the first Raffles in the Maldives,” said Patrick Basset, COO, Accor, Upper Southeast and Northeast Asia and the Maldives.
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