Set on the private island of Meradhoo, Dhevanafushi Maldives Luxury Resort, managed by AccorHotels will open on September 1, 2017.

It will be AccorHotels’ first luxury property in the Maldives. Boasting of 21 island villas, 16 ocean villas with private pools, three restaurants, a picturesque cocktail bar, it will be a 55-minute flight from Male Airport and a 15-minute speedboat transfer.  Facilities will include a spa, over-the-water fitness centre, yoga programmes, water sports, private dining options, 24-hour butler and private chef service, along with snorkelling and diving at the resort’s PADI-certified dive centre.

“We are thrilled to announce our very first luxury resort in the Maldives at a time when the region is enjoying excellent growth, especially with travellers from Asia Pacific. AccorHotels is bringing to the resort our expertise in delivering unparalleled luxury experiences renowned in our Raffles, Fairmont and Sofitel brands, along with the benefits of our award-wining global loyalty programme, Le Club AccorHotels,” says Patrick Basset, chief operating officer of AccorHotels, Upper Southeast and Northeast Asia.