Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa


Best New Luxury Resorts in Maldives

Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa

Best New Luxury Resorts in Maldives


Jan, 2021

Le Méridien Maldives Resort is the first Le Meridien beach escape in the island nation. Nestled in a picturesque corner of Lhaviyani Atoll on Thilamaafushi Island, the luxury resort is a perfect getaway inspired by the mix of the beaches, crystal clear seas and an incredible marine life.

Marriott International’s Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa will make its debut on 15 September 2021.

Offering the ultimate tropical island experience, the resort is 30 minutes by scenic seaplane flight from the main Velana International airport. The accommodation choices make it ideal for couples, small groups and families. All 150 the beautifully appointed villas both on the beach and over water are designed for comfort. With a world class cuisine at six restaurants & bars, and excellent service spend your days enjoying numerous watersports for which, rejuvenating outdoor pools, or experience one of a signature healing treatments at the Explore Spa by Le Méridien. Celebrate the art of travel with a curation of immersive discoveries that showcases the unique Maldivian spirit, above and below the Indian ocean.

overwater restaurant with a view

The Island

Spanning 22 acres, the beautiful island is an eco-friendly haven abundant with magnificent flora and fauna and is enveloped by a sparkling lagoon and corals bursting with vibrant fish life including mantas, reef sharks and turtles.

Inspired by the essence of the Maldives, combined with a passion for culture, cuisine and design, the resort is a play ground for the curious and creative traveler to discover the European vibe of savoring the good life to do something different every day.

beach swimming pool with a bar

Location

The stunning island of Thilamaafushi is located in Lhaviyani atoll is 30-minute by seaplane ride from Malé international airport.

The archipelago of the Maldives lies south-west of the southern tip of India and spans a large area of the Indian Ocean. Comprised of coral reefs, the Maldives 1,192 islands are scattered into atolls that form unique rings of sandy islands and sapphire lagoons. Lhaviyani enjoys light monsoons, making Le Meridien Maldives Resort & Spa a perfect all year-round destination. Majestic Manta rays, dolphins, turtles and pristine coral reefs – the atoll has some of the best diving and snorkeling in the Maldives.

Villas and Suites

Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa offers a huge range of luxury accommodation options to cater for all types of guest. There are 150 villas in seven categories, on the beach and a over water. A some villas also come with a private pool and dedicated butler.

Shined with local decor with warm, natural tones Beach Villas are scattered throughout the island and are divided into Beach Villas, Beach Villas with Pool and Lagoon Villas. If you are looking for the finest sands and calm seas the northern beaches are highly recommended (overlooking the lagoon). Beach Villas with Pool has ocean views (southern side) while other rooms enjoy lagoon view. Direct beach access, hammocks and private pools let you encounter Maldives in a unique way.

The Water Villas are located on either side of the jetty at the eastern end of the beautiful Thilamaafushi Island. The villas come in three categories where the water villas with private pool are facing the sunrise.

Perched out over the turquoise Indian Ocean, the Water Villas offer a roomy deck to look out over the sea, with steps down to the water and the magnificent fish life below. Large bathrooms, air-conditioning, flat-screen TVs and plush bedding with fine linens add to the cultured, chic ambience of your accommodations.

wave hub

Restaurants and Bars

Le Méridien Maldives’s dining options are designed to take maximum advantage of the islands idyllic beauty with panoramic views and spectacular sunrises and sunsets. Le Méridien takes food seriously! With four restaurants to choose from International to Japanese, you will struggle to tire of the expansive dining options available.

Tabemasu fine dining

The resort's main restaurant Turquoise is an eclectic in design and cuisine. Opened for breakfast to dinner Turquoise is a fresh interactive marketplace, where guests can feast with fresh ocean breezes and stunning vistas in a sophisticated setting. With smart casual dress code the guests will enjoy local dishes alongside Asian favorites and modern European tastes. The lavish buffet is perfect for families with hungry (and picky) children.

Open for dinner only this over-water venue combines incredible sunset views with modern Japanese cuisine. Defined as “to eat” in Japanese, Tabemasu is a distinct dining experience where art, design and cuisine are fused to create a chic dining journey featuring regional tastes including the finest sushi and sashimi that meld modern and traditional techniques with an haute-French mise en place. The menu features superb fish and seafood, fresh from the Indian Ocean.

Best place for lunch Waves Cafe is designed as a space for mindfully conscious eating and drinking. Feed and nourish the soul with wholesome ingredients presented in a simply light uncomplicated fashion. Celebrate the power of produce with organic and sustainably sourced ingredients.

Velaa Bar & Grill features the essence of halcyon beachside lounging, morning till night. Bask in the summer sun with light bodied wines, crafted cocktails & light dishes and once the stars twinkle relish grilled seafood, meats and wood-fired delicacies.

Turquoise restaurant

Childcare

Children will love the Le Meridien's Family concept, an immersive world where fun and exploring are celebrated.

Whether stargazing or culture-seeking, kids are encouraged to engage in a world of make-believe and embark upon real-life adventures. Both inside the resort and within the island, Le Méridien Maldives curates educational discovery experiences for families to enjoy together.

beach restaurant

Activities and Pampering

Le Méridien Maldives offers a wide range of activities including scuba diving, snorkelling and sailing. Other water sports on offer include banana tube rides, canoeing, kayaking, water-skiing and windsurfing. Island hopping, cocktail cruises and big game deep-sea fishing excursions can also be arranged.

There is the Waves Fitness centre and two outdoor swimming pools Velaa (with childrens pool) & Riviera (adults only) to further entertain.

Relax into a wonderful massage in the excellent Explore Spa that is invigorate the senses in a haven of natural beauty. Explore Spa pulses with life, full of magnetic energy fused with artistic expression. A mindful space that blends simplicity & relaxation to revive the senses & inspire a feeling of place to rejuvenate and energise.

over-water spa for rejuvenate
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