The Beach House, located at the
northern tip of the Maldives, is to become the first Waldorf Astoria Collection
property in Asia Pacific. The Beach House is scheduled to join the
luxury collection on 1 November, 2009.
Owned by the Maldivian company, Sun Hotels &
Resorts Pvt. Ltd, The Beach House has been in operation as a
luxurious and private resort for the past year, during which time
it has won several accolades, including being featured on the
Condé Nast Traveler Hot List, as well as named one of the World’s
Best New Hotels by the Daily Telegraph UK.
The Beach House will join other world-renowned hotels and resorts
in The Waldorf Astoria Collection, such as the Trianon Palace
Versailles in France, the Rome Cavalieri in Italy, the Qasr Al
Sharq in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and the Arizona Biltmore Resort &
Spa in the United States.
Martin Rinck, President
– Asia Pacific, Hilton Hotels Corporation, said, “The
Maldives is well-known as one of the most desirable archipelagoes
in the world and the success of our Conrad Maldives Rangali Island
is testament to both the allure of this location and the
uniqueness of the resort. In addition to welcoming The Beach House
to the Waldorf Astoria Collection, we are delighted to have also
signed an agreement with Sun Hotels & Resorts to manage a Hilton
property in the Maldives, which will already open in July this
The Beach House, The Waldorf Astoria
Collection, is located on the pristine, lagoon-ringed Haa Alifu
Atoll which is fringed by powder-white beaches and complemented
with an unspoilt jungle-filled interior. The 35-acre resort
comprises 83 Maldivian-style villas, three restaurants, four bars
and a luxurious spa. Each villa comes complete with a private pool
Guests can choose to indulge in a
romantic over-water Asian fusion meal at Saffron, enjoy succulent
seafood and steaks from the central open kitchen at Medium Rare or
dine at Four Corners on cuisine from around the world. In
addition, there are options aplenty to watch the famous Maldivian
sunsets from the resort’s spectacular bars.
a spa nestled among virgin forest and streams, offers
traditional health and wellness treatments.
Hilton is developing Waldorf Astoria Collection hotels in key
cities around the world and over the next few years and expects to
launch The Dakota Mountain Lodge, Park City, Utah, The Waldorf
Astoria Collection (Spring 2009), Boca Raton Resort & Club, Boca
Raton, Florida, The Waldorf Astoria Collection (Spring 2009), The
Roosevelt, New Orleans, Louisiana, The Waldorf Astoria Collection
(June 2009) and The Palace Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel, The
Waldorf Astoria Collection (December 2010).
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