The non-public island retreat Raffles Maldives Meradhoo is about to unveil its brand-new Royal Residence on October 1st. That is what you possibly can count on to see inside.
As Raffles’ Indian Ocean hideaway reopens on October 1st, it should additionally have fun the completion of its lavish new villa, the Raffles Royal Residence. Tucked right into a chic stretch of the resort’s secluded Seashore Island, this six-bedroom villa offers an island hideaway which will show extra interesting than ever because the world slowly emerges from lockdown.
In whole, the unique residence covers simply over 1,700 sq. meters, with sufficient area to accommodate as much as 15 company. On the coronary heart of this villa are three consecutive reception rooms bordering the residence’s non-public 40-meter pool and overlooking its non-public seashore. Excessive ceilings, absolutely retractable home windows and a spacious roof terrace add to the indoor-outdoor life-style it affords.
Conceived by the Singapore-based design agency BLINK, the interiors right here mix Raffles’ affinity for timeless class and custom with a serene, laid-back method to luxurious and inspiration taken from the pure great thing about the Maldives. Reflecting the type seen all through different Raffles accommodations, these interiors include striped monsoon blinds, louvered doorways and the resort’s signature grey-blue shade.
The turquoise ocean that offers this archipelago such nice attraction is then referenced within the coral patterns embedded on upholstery and up to date furnishings impressed by sea life, with ecologically pleasant decorations replicating the shapes of starfish, sea urchins and the shells of turtles.
For anybody who stays on this paradisiacal retreat, spa therapies will be organized on-site, the resort’s group of Youngsters’s Butlers will be enlisted to entertain youthful guests and, making use of the villa’s kitchen and eating room, dinner events will be organized for as much as 24 company. Overlooking the lagoon and with a non-public bar stocked with uncommon spirits, the roof terrace offers the setting for night sundowners in addition to morning yoga classes to the sound of the gently lapping ocean. Right here, the Royal Residence Butler is offered evening and day to facilitate non-public boat journeys and feet-in-the-sand meals.
In fact, any keep right here is as a lot about exploration of the environment as it’s about revelling within the non-public island’s magnificence. Raffles Maldives Meradhoo lies on the southernmost attain of the Maldives in distant Gaafu Alifu, the northern half of the Huvadhoo atoll, which is alleged to be one of many largest coral atolls on the planet. Actions from right here embrace diving right down to marine life-rich reefs, snorkelling on the home reef, paddling across the island in a glass kayak and searching for out the archipelago’s dolphins.
Having opened in 2019, that is among the many Maldives’ latest island hideaways. To mark its post-lockdown re-opening, the revealing of the resort’s Royal Residence comes along with a brand new partnership with non-public jet firm, Vertis Aviation, who can transport company on to Gan or Velana Worldwide Airport from the place they’ll be transferred to the island.
Collectively, this new aviation partnership and launch of the Royal Residence present the best retreat for full privateness and true escapism.