The family that vacations together, stays together.
At breathtaking Cheval Blanc Randheli in the Maldives, families are centre attention with their newly designed family programme for wellness and relaxation. One-of-a-kind in the Maldives, this programme allows families to come together and enjoy fun-filled daily sports and recreational activities, from Family Team Training to Beach Obstacle courses. Then, for mental and spiritual balance, exclusive spa and relaxation rituals tailored to the young and young and heart educate kids and parents about wellness and health.
Of course, no vacation is complete without a culinary discovery - the chefs at Cheval Blanc Randheli designed hands-on courses that spark creativity and togetherness, making tasty creations whilst learning about leading healthy lifestyles. Discover the Maldives’ only Family Wellbeing at Cheval Blanc Randheli in the pristine Noonu Atoll.
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Atmosphere Kanifushi, located in the gorgeous Lhaviyani atoll, is just 30 minutes away from the main international airport via seaplane. Celebrated for their uniquely exclusive premium all-inclusive plan - Platinum Plus, the resort also boasts amazing diving opportunities for those want to wander into the underwater world.
Untouched by civilization, the house reef features some of the most diverse and colorful marine life in the country. ‘Anemone Thila’, one of the most popular dive sites in the Maldives, is just a short distance away. This is just one of several dive sites situated in the vicinity of the island resort, with daily excursions and dive trips, all arranged by the proficient and prominent ‘DIVE & SAIL’ dive masters.
Different levels of PADI licensed diving courses are offered, along with Discovery dives for beginners who just want to experience the magic of diving in the Maldives, or exciting excursions for seasoned divers. DIVE & SAIL also offers a variety of motorized and non-motorized activities for those looking to play above the water instead.
As part of their ‘Platinum Plus’ package, the resort also offers all guests complimentary snorkeling excursions, with shuttles 2 times daily from a selection of 6-7 fantastic locations in the nearby vicinity. They also offer complimentary snorkeling equipment for all guests.
Conrad Maldives Rangali Island is world-renowned for being the proud proprietor of Ithaa Undersea Restaurant, the world’s first all-glass undersea restaurant, situated 16 feet below sea level. Another incredible culinary experience on this island resort is The Cheese & Wine Bar.
The Cheese & Wine Bar at Conrad Maldives Rangali Resort features 101 of the best cheeses from throughout the world, handpicked by the resort’s Maître de Fromage. The excellent selection of wines are matched perfectly with the cheese to create a perfect balance to suit every palate.
The Bar entertains both informal wine and cheese tastings that require no prior reservations, and also regular tapas and fondue evenings. A range of flavors and textures await at the bar which is open daily, where the floor is covered with black volcanic sand imported from New Zealand as a sharp contrast to the native Maldivian silvery sand found elsewhere throughout the island resort.
If you aren’t feeling peckish, the bar is also open for a glass of wine or champagne, of your choice or the Sommelier’s suggestion, before or after dinner.
Being a chain of islands in the middle of the Indian Ocean has some spectacular benefits when it comes to fresh seafood. Only the freshest catch makes it to the tables at Maldives, and at FISH at W Retreat and Spa Maldives, fresh is an understatement.
FISH is located right on top of the turquoise ocean surrounding the island resort, with an unbeatable view of the dazzling Maldivian horizon, and is home to a unique ‘ocean to table cuisine concept’ that pays extra attention to serving local seafood, fresh and delectable.
Whether for a romantic dinner, or just an incredible gastronomical experience, FISH has all the gourmet seafood your heart could desire.
Shangri-la Villingili is a resort famous for their exceptionally spacious water villas and romantic ambiance. While this all true and proven, Shangri-La Villingili is home to the one of the Golf courses in the Maldives.
The golf course, located at the southern end of the island, spans 7.5 hectares and is suitable for both novice players looking to learn and veteran golfers looking for a holiday Ace, and for every level of player in-between.
The palm-fringed fairway further enhances the inimitability of this Golf Course. Enjoy the unmatched splendor of the distant turquoise waves crashing on the sparkling beaches and framed by an azure sky and golden sun.
What better way is there to tee off?
Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa, famous for featuring the healthiest reef in the Maldives, is a tiny gem of an island situated 55km north of the Equator.
Sunsets and Sunrises are a novelty here, even for the Maldives, and Hadahaa offers you the chance to explore and experience it all in its entirety with a secluded cruise through the atoll on a private traditional dhoni.
Photograph or simply enjoy the splashes of crimson, turquoise and emerald hues and the dipping golden sun while enjoying the traditional Maldivian drink of fresh coconut and individually prepared canapés while you and loved ones take the cruise of a lifetime through the vast and dazzling North Huvadhoo Atoll.
The sweet breeze on your face as you relax on the top deck of the dhoni, watching the flowing highlights of the Maldivian sky, is an experience not to be missed.
LUX* South Ari Atoll is the first luxury island resort in the Maldives to add Flyboarding to their list of exciting adventures.
Dubbed ‘the latest and most exciting extreme sport’ in the Maldives, flyboarding is an exhilarating and delightful sport enjoyed equally by thrill-seekers and watersports lovers, but also safe enough for beginners to enjoy with just a short introductory session. The flyboard allows guests to hover up to 10 feet above the water; powerful water jets from the footwear elevate the wearer akin to levitation!
LUX* South Ari Atoll is a trademark luxury paradise situated at one of the most beautiful atolls in the Maldives, famous for their unrivaled comforts and attention to detail. In addition to flyboarding, they also offer an exciting variety of watersports ranging from wakeboarding and windsurfing to jet-skiing and private catamaran trips.
Amari Havodda Maldives, the latest addition to the portfolio of international giant ONYX Hospitality Group, is a brand new tranquil island resort located at Gaafu Dhaalu atoll.
Designed around a concept of ‘natural sustainability’ Amari Havodda incorporates luxury with traditional Maldivian concepts at every turn. The 120 villas are built to the pinnacle of luxury but with a sensible touch of the Maldivian culture, and the resort features five equally enticing options for food and drinks, each with its own special menu and view.
Envelope yourself in the beauty of this pristine gem-like island, the sweet sounds of nature and be one of the first to dig your toes in the shimmering sands of this idyllic paradise island.
Fly fishing in a special angling technique widely endorsed as ‘one of the most exciting methods of using a fishing rod’.
At Hideaway Beach Resort and Spa, you can immerse yourself in this sport, with professionally trained fishing teams to take you out to the best spots where you can fish to your heart’s content and then have the island resort’s excellent chefs transform your catch to a gastronomical gem of your choosing.
If you are new to fly fishing, Hideaway’s experts will guide you throughout the excursion and help you make your first fly-fishing expedition an exciting and thrilling experience. The seas of the Maldives are teeming with game; most Maldivians are taught to fish the same time they learn their alphabet, and you will find that they are most happy to pass on their knowledge.
Hideaway Beach Resort and Spa, a luxurious 5 star resort tucked away at the remote Haa Alifu Atoll, offers both sunset and sunrise fly-fishing.
Every surfer and adventurer dreams of surfing the tourmaline waves of the Maldives islands, the same waves and breaks that professional surfers from around the world travel to experience.
Four Seasons Maldives Kuda Huraa now offers you the stress-free way to experience the Maldives surfing lifestyle. Managed by professionals from Tropicsurf in Noosa, Australia, the Surf School at Kuda Huraa has the perfect package for everyone, whether you are beginner yearning to learn or a veteran answering the call of the swells.
Kuda Huraa uniquely features six quality surfing breaks close to the island making this 5 star resort the ideal choice for all levels of surfers. Home to famously warm and consistent swells, anyone over the age of 6 can enjoy the freedom and exhilaration of riding the waves at this luxurious resort.
The resort is also host to the Four Seasons Maldives Champions Trophy, a distinguished surfing championship for proficient surfers worldwide, and aptly dubbed ‘the World’s most luxurious surfing event’.
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