Marriott has expanded its JW brand to the
popular honeymoon and holiday destination of Maldives in the
The JW Marriott Maldives Resort &
Spa on Vagaru island, Shaviyani atoll, is located 55 minutes via
seaplane from the capital of Male.
The private island where the all-new
JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa resides boasts a stunning
natural reef just meters from the shore teeming with sea life for
guests to take in. An on-site marine biologist oversees the health
of the reef along with organizing diving and snorkeling excursions
and other water sports.
“We are thrilled to open our JW Marriott brand
in this truly amazing destination,” said Mitzi Gaskins, Vice
President & Global Brand Leader, JW Marriott. “With a focus on
holistic well-being and enriching, thoughtfully-curated
experiences, this private island resort will inspire our guests to
be fully present and come together with loved ones to enjoy a
getaway that nourishes not only the body, but also the mind and
The new resort has 60 villas, starting at approximately 2,520 sq. feet, which include
private pools and wooden sunbathing decks.
Duplex Overwater Pool
Villas and single-storey Overwater Pool Villas are set on stilts
overlooking the clear turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, with a
choice of sunrise or sunset views.
While Beach Pool Villas come
with direct access to the pristine white sandy beaches of the
private island, the unique, split-level Duplex Beach Pool Villa is
designed to cater to multigenerational families, featuring
separate lounges, bedrooms and bathrooms to accommodate larger
The JW features a spa and
overwater gym, five restaurants, three
full-service bars, 24-hour in-villa dining, a kids club, an
adults-only infinity pool area, as well as a clubhouse complete with a cigar room, shisha room and billiards table.