6 Maldives Resorts Win Forbes Travel Guide 5-Star Award

Six resorts in the Maldives have won the prestigious Forbes Travel Guide 5-Star Award 2021. They include Cheval Blanc Randheli, Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa, Kanuhura Maldives, One&Only Reethi Rah, The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort, and Velaa Private Island.

Forbes Travel Guide is the only independent, global rating system for luxury tourism properties. The properties are rated based on 900 objective standards via an independent selection process, to help travellers choose the world’s best luxury experiences. A number of resorts in Maldives also won the Forbes Travel Guide 4-Star Award.

Cheval Blanc Randheli

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Cheval Blanc Randheli is a five-star property located in Noonu Atoll. It is a 40-minute seaplane ride north of Male in the Cheval Blanc customized seaplane. The ultra-luxe Maison offers a range of experiences to fit every mood and desire of travellers. Cheval Blanc Randheli hosts various water activities ranging from water skiing or windsurfing to seabob, jet ski, or stand-up paddling. A team of Alchemists at the luxury resort will design tailor-made activities and memorable experiences for guests.

Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa

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Secluded within the private coral island of Kuda Huraa in North Malé Atoll, this is the smaller of two Four Seasons resorts in the Maldives. Four Seasons Maldives Resort at Kuda Huraa is a ‘garden-style resort arranged as a traditional Maldivian village’. The luxury retreat won the ‘World’s Leading Water Villa Resort 2020’ at the World Travel Awards last year as well.

Kanuhura Maldives

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Accessed via seaplane, this posh beachfront resort is on a private island in Lhaviyani Atoll. The luxury escape is a part of the Mauritius-based hotel and leisure group Sun Resorts. Likewise, Kanuhura Maldives is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World. In 2020, the resort was recognized among the ‘Top 15 Luxury Island Resorts in the Maldives’. And also among ‘Top 10 Luxury Dining Experience in the Maldives’ by Luxury Lifestyle Awards’.

One&Only Reethi Rah

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Surrounded by the wonders of the Indian Ocean, One&Only Reethi Rah makes its home on one of the largest islands in North Malé Atoll. The all-villa resort offers unprecedented privacy and transcendent luxury.

The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort

St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort

The first St. Regis located on a private island, The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort is an architectural marvel set on nine hectares of lush tropical gardens, powdery white sand and turquoise lagoon. In 2020, for the fourth constructive year, St. Regis Maldives Vommuli resort claimed the title of World’s Leading Luxury Island Resort as well. Moreover, this is the second constructive year the resort is winning the Forbes Travel Guide 5-star Award.

Velaa Private Island

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Nestled 200 kilometres north of the Velana International Airport, the ultra-luxury Velaa Private Island boasts 48 villas, of which 18 are built overwater. Guests can find a myriad of dining options and activities at the resort. Furthermore, dining at Aragu in Velaa Private Island is a not-to-miss experience.

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