Accor has expanded its portfolio of luxury
hotels with the opening of a 21-villa resort in Maldives.
Raffles Maldives Meradhoo is located at the southern end of
the archipelago, near the equator on the Gaafu Alifu
The resort is accessible by domestic flight, 55 minutes
from Male International Airport followed by 15-minute speedboat
ride from Kaadedhdhoo Airport.
The Raffles Maldives Meradhoo is Accor’s fourth
property in Maldives, and the first under the Raffles
“Boasting 1,200 islands, Maldives is home to the
best beaches in the world and now, with the opening of Raffles
Maldives Meradhoo, is also home to the best of luxury hospitality.
We look forward to offering guests the most natural beauty set
within an incredible resort that offers the finest luxury hotel
experience and unrivalled service in the destination,” said Patrick Basset, Accor’s Chief Operating Officer for Upper
Southeast and Northeast Asia and the Maldives.
The main island is home to Beach Villas and
Beach Residences, featuring private
pools, generous living spaces and a lavish marble bathroom with a
sunken bathtub and outdoor shower.
The Raffles Royal Residence and
a secluded collection of Overwater Villas and Residences, which
lies adjacent to one of the vibrant house reefs and which can be
reached by a traditional Maldivian Dhoni boat, is set to launch
during the last quarter of 2019.
Olivier Larcher, General Manager of
Raffles Maldives Meradhoo said, “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 breath-taking
coral reefs, we create a place where guests can enjoy the best of
both worlds in a destination known for its stunning surroundings.”
The resort features an enviable selection of F&B
outlets, a spa, fitness centre, and variety of water sport