CONRAD MALDIVES RANGALI ISLAND
Surrounded by the country’s best diving, whale shark areas and sprawling coral reefs, Conrad Maldives is the only destination to offer three resort experiences across two islands. Luxury travelers are in for a uniquely inspired experience.
Reached by a 30-minute seaplane flight, the resort features 150 villas of enviable calm and sophistication. Each one sits in harmony with the surrounding flora and fauna. Guests can choose a romantic water villa on the adults-only Rangali Island, a refurbished beach villa on the family friendly Rangalifinolhu Island or a stunning over-water villa at The Spa Retreat, a resort within a resort on the tip of Rangalifinolhu.
Location: The Maldives
Nearest Airport: Male Airport with transfer
Prices: From $474.00 per room per night
RETREAT WATER VILLA
Ocean views, whirlpool, sundeck and spa treatment room Created with relaxation in mind, the Retreat Water Villa is located in The Spa Retreat area. Off the tip of Rangalifinolhu Island, the thatch-roofed over-water villa is an over-water home away from home, featuring a private sun deck with a whirlpool and a set of steps leading directly into the lagoon below.
Step into the bedroom and living area to find a spa treatment room and bathroom boasting a dressing area, a day bed and a bathtub with uninterrupted views across the lagoon.
This villa measures 150 sq. m./1,614 sq. ft. and sleeps 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children less than 12 years. Parents must give their written consent for children under 12 to stay in over-water villas.
Two bedrooms, two pools, beach access, personal island host The resort’s most spacious and luxurious beach accommodation, the Beach Suite features private beach access, two private plunge pools, two bedrooms and two open-air bathrooms. The living area’s floor-to-ceiling windows illuminate the room with natural light.
Hidden among the tropical greenery on Rangalifinolhu Island, the beach suites offer a sunrise view or a dramatic Maldivian sunset view. Private island hosts attend to the needs of Guests staying in this suite.
This suite measures 668 sq. m./ 7,190 sq. ft. and sleeps up to 4 adults and 2 children, or 3 adults and 3 children.
ITHAA Undersea Restaurant
Rated "the most beautiful restaurant in the world" by the New York Daily News in 2014, Ithaa sits five metres below the surface, offering 180-degree panoramic views of the vibrant coral gardens surrounding it. Ithaa (meaning 'mother of pearl' in the Maldivian language of Dihevi) serves contemporary European cuisine in a six-course set dinner menu.
Expect indulgences such as caviar for dinner while the four-course lunch menu offers lighter fare. Also open for mid-morning cocktails and can be booked privately for breakfast,
Over Water Spa
A unique experience in the Maldives, the Over Water Spa on Rangali Island is comprised of four thatched-roof treatment rooms set on stilts over the Indian Ocean. Three of these treatment rooms have glass floors, providing entrancing views of the colourful coral reef below, whilst a secluded serenity deck with open-air Jacuzzi provides the perfect finale to the spa rituals on offer.
The Over Water Spa ritual begins with a soothing cup of herbal tea in the iconic thatched-roof reception area before moving to the glass floor couple's treatment room and enjoying a signature treatment as colourful fish swim amongst the coral below. An altogether different experience, guests will take part in colour rituals which are each unique and have been designed to correspond with the chakra systems of the body to bring about physical, emotional and spiritual healing.