Luxury resort group One&Only Resorts unveiled its all-villa
resort One&Only Reethi Rah in the Maldives this month in the
North Male’ Atoll, complementing the group’s inaugural One&Only
Kanuhura in the island republic.
Accessible by a 50-minute luxury yacht transfer complete with
complimentary drinks and canapes en route, the 109-acre hideaway
resort is on an enlarged and reshaped islet that includes several
private coves and 12 white sand beaches.
With 130 villas and 40 swimming pools 37 of which are private
villa pools with carved lava stone aqua beds overlooking the sea
and ranging in size from 250 square feet to 540 square feet
amenities range from large verandas and direct ocean access to
over-water suites with sunbathing platforms, ocean hammocks for
lounging and expansive leisure areas.
“With its incredible sense of space and privacy, spectacular
contemporary design, 12 beaches, 40 swimming pools and one of the
highest staff to guest ratios in the world, the resort is
absolutely intoxicating a tropical playground for the world’s most
elite travelers and a destination in itself,” said Michael Luible,
general manager of One&Only Reethi Rah.
Set in lush vegetation, all villas are spaced at least 66 feet
apart for ultimate privacy and feature flat-screen televisions,
CD/DVD players, surround-sound theatre systems, high-speed Internet
access, satellite television channels, customized private bars,
espresso and tea-making facilities, 300 thread-count, Egyptian
cotton linens with satin finish and a choice of plush terry and
The resort also offers tennis facilities, an orchid farm, a
variety of water-related activities including scuba, and a
100,000-square-feet spa with eight single-treatment suites, two
double over-water treatment suites, a reception lounge with
lifestyle boutique, hair salon, Tai-Chi pavilions for yoga and
relaxation, a fitness centre and crystal steam rooms and ice
Rates for 2005 range from $625 to $2,935 per night.