Best Western is to open its first property in
the Maldives this September.
Best Western Madoogali Resort and Spa is
located on its own island, North Ari Atoll, 48 miles west of the
Maldives’ capital of Male.
The hotel features 56 palm-thatched
chalets, designed to blend in naturally with the surrounding
environment. Each chalet has a veranda facing the sea and is
furnished and decorated in a modern tropical style that captures
the essence of the island country.
Besides the view, key attractions include a
refined restaurant, a spa, a dive center and numerous water sport
activities, including windsurfing, canoeing, kayaking,
water-skiing, catamarans and pedalòs.
Restaurant specialties include grilled local
fish, a variety of pasta and pizza dishes and traditional
The resort will also feature Best Western’s
own Bhuvana Spa brand featuring therapies that use selectively blended
ingredients to help revive the mind, body and soul.
“The Maldives falls into the elite club of the
world’s top ten most desirable destinations and it is a great
thrill for Best Western to finally enter this highly attractive
market,” said Glenn de Souza, Best Western International’s Vice
President Operations – Asia. “As a key development
in our on-going Asia and Middle East expansion, Best Western
Madoogali Resort and Spa bears all the characteristics that make
our brand so attractive to travelers.”
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