If anything deserves to be called “a postcard destination”, it has to be the Maldives. Picture that white sand topped by tropical palms like pearl necklaces onto dreamy atolls.

seemingly afloat on the turquoise ocean. Better still, imagine them as a setting to some of the best luxury resorts in the world.


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Overview:

All of our properties have its own tale to tell and a distinct vibe. The spirit of the people, land, and environment that call the islands home reflects this vitality. Each resort can flavor its voice via individual architecture, natural seascapes and landscapes, service methods, and the freshest and greatest cuisine.

Hilton Worldwide is dedicated to the Maldivian’ hospitality and tourism business, operating three resorts:

List of properties by Hilton Worldwide:

  • Conrad Maldives Rangali Island
  • Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi
  • SAii Lagoon Maldives, Curio Collection by Hilton
  • Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa – Opening soon

Resort overview:

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

Time Magazine named it one of the “Top 100 Greatest Destinations in the World in 2018.” Rangali Island, home to the Conrad Maldives, is a beautiful island paradise.

This premium resort embraces the Maldives as it was supposed to be – pure, quiet, and absolutely memorable.

The resort, which is located in the South Ari Atoll, is adjacent to 42 dive sites and is in an ideal location for spotting Whale Sharks, Turtles, and Manta Rays, as well as marine life.

Resort Highlights:

Rangali Island was the first resort to have water homes on stilts above the lagoon, as well as underwater dining at its restaurant Ithaa. Its wine and cheese bar was the first of its kind in the Maldives, and the celebrity chef restaurant Ufaa by Jereme Leung complements the other ten award-winning restaurants and bars. Relax at two spas, one of which has glass-floored treatment rooms, and the unique and diverse marine species on display at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island as one of the world’s top island getaways.

THE MURAKA at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island is in a league of its own. This remarkable three-bedroom, two-level apartment is an architectural marvel that lies above and below the surface of the Indian Ocean. It is a triumph of modern architecture and technology.

Accommodation:

The Conrad Maldives Rangali Island provides a variety of exquisite accommodations over two islands. All of the resort’s beach villas are located on the main Rangalifinolhu Island.

while the smaller Rangali Island is home to exquisite water villas and the Spa Retreat which have both family and Retreat Water Villas with their own private spa treatment .

The Villa’s

  • Beach Villa
  • Deluxe Beach villa with Pool
  • Two Bedroom Beach villa with pool
  • Grand Water Villa with Pool
  • Two Bedroom Grand Water Villa
  • Deluxe Water villa with pool
  • The Muraka Residence

THE MURAKA:

It’s the first of its kind, and it’s in a league of its own. THE MURAKA is a new restaurant in Conrad Maldives Rangali Island.

This stunning two-story, three-bedroom home provides an unforgettable experience. A dedicated team of staff, a 24-hour personal chef, and butlers ensure that every stay is exceptional with extraordinary dining, expansive living, sleeping, and relaxing with infinite ocean views above the surface and undersea bedroom and living space, and a dedicated team of staff, a 24-hour personal chef, and butlers.

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The Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi

The Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi is an elite 5-star resort that takes luxury vacationing in the Maldives to a new level. The resort, which opened in July 2019, elevates the standard in modern luxury travel by catering to the specific demands of its discriminating visitors.

The beautiful new resort, which spans three islands in the South Male Atoll, is surrounded by a crystal blue water lagoon that is home to fantastic aquatic life. The ultra-luxurious sun-soaked paradise in the Maldives, which means “Pearl” in Dhivehi, offers global travellers 138 furnished overwater and beach villas in an inspiring environment, accompanied by the unique True Waldorf Service experience. The resort also offers ten genuinely unique eating options, including an incredible treetop restaurant with breathtaking views.

Location:

The South Male Atoll (South Kaafu) is a Maldivian collection of islands located directly south of the North Male Atoll, divided by the Vaadhoo Kandu waterway. The finest of the Maldives is on display.

Getting There:

Your luxurious Waldorf Astoria voyage begins with a 30-minute luxury boat cruise as you exit the arrival gates (today is the only kind of transportation permitted for arrival at the resort). The boat ride is also an adventure. The boat (which is a true yacht) is built on three floors and contains two bedrooms and two bathrooms.

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The Villas:

The Waldorf Astoria Maldives offers 122 beach and overwater villas ranging in size from one to three bedrooms, as well as a four-bedroom presidential suite, all strategically placed to provide guests’ seclusion and exclusivity while affording unrivalled views of the ocean. Each villa has its own own outdoor pool, jacuzzi, and lounge deck space, as well as all of the standard five-star facilities.

Beach Villas have direct access to the sandy white beaches; Overwater Villas are located on the island’s ends farthest from the main jetty, offering maximum seclusion and privacy as well as uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean; and Reef Villas have direct access to the turquoise waters and house reef below. Jetsetters looking for the ultimate in luxury. You can book one of the Stella Maris Ocean Villas. These are only accessible by boat and include chef service and a hot tub, or book the Ithaafushi Private Island. These has its own two-bedroom overwater villa and three-bedroom beach villa, as well as a personal concierge team and dedicated chef.

SAii Lagoon Maldives, Curio Collection By Hilton:

The luxury SAii Lagoon Maldives, Curio Collection by Hilton, is located in the beautiful Emboodhoo Lagoon, approximately 15 minutes by boat from Malé (Velana) International Airport. SAii Lagoon, which opened in June 2019. It is a one-of-a-kind magical 5-star hotel that offers the serenity of sleeping on an own island while being only steps away from shopping, eating, entertainment, and event space at The Marina @ CROSSROADS.

This 198-room luxury resort, surrounded by white dunes and turquoise oceans will provide modern travellers with a private sanctuary enhanced by imaginative art and design artisanal food, a soundtrack of handpicked music, and heart-made hospitality.

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The CROSSROADS:

Crossroads Island is made up of various retail and food and beverage establishments, a cultural centre that highlights the Maldives’ beauty and certain art and craft items that assist local artists, and a marine life centre that provides information about coral preservation and habitation. By walking across the footbridge, the distance between Crossroads Island and SAii Lagoon Maldives is only 5 minutes.

Location:

SAii Lagoon Maldives is located on The South Male Atoll (South Kaafu) is a Maldivian collection of islands located directly south of the North Male Atoll. Divided by the Vaadhoo Kandu waterway. The South Male district which showcases the finest of the Maldives has everything you need for a great and comfortable vacation. Swimming, leisure, water sports, and snorkelling are all part of the daily routine here.

The Villas

The boutique rooms, villas, and suites at SAii are all intended to provide the perfect tropical getaway. The modern resort features spacious deluxe rooms, beach villas and overwater villas with inspired tropical designs by acclaimed architect Bill Bensley, who has designed some of the world’s most iconic hotels, resorts, and spas, including The Royal Istana in Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia, the St. Regis Resort in Bali, and the newly opened Waldorf Astoria Bangkok. Each accommodation boasts spectacular lagoon or ocean views and unique facilities and is decorated in an inspired way with bright tile patterns and relaxing hues.

All rooms have artisanal furniture, outdoor decking, and fun family components like handcrafted puzzles and ‘creature comfort’ pillows, as well as inviting gathering areas and excellent eateries. Checkout our Maldives Vacation to experience all these in real life.

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