Opening in 2017, the Baglioni Resort Maldives, will be located on the unspoiled private island of Maagu in the Dhaalu Atoll, a 40-minute hop by seaplane from the capital, Malé.
The resort will provide 99 villas with a selection of jungle, beach or over-water options, including an 870sqm presidential water villa with three bedrooms and private pool with Jacuzzi.
The property will have sand floors offering barefoot dining and vegetables grown in the hotel’s own garden. Guests will have a choice of three restaurants including Italian, international and Japanese options. There will also be an onsite jungle spa, where visitors can wind down.
Those on invective trips can book diving and snorkelling trips through the specialist Dive Centre, as well as a range of watersporting activities. Other activities that can be booked for corporate groups include cruises, BBQ fishing dinners and trips to the local village.
The resort will also be designed to minimise the environmental impact, with sustainable materials and measures being taken for maximum sustainability and efficiency.
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