IN THE HEART OF THE MALDIVES WITH THE HIDEAWAY BEACH RESORT & SPA
In the middle of the Indian Ocean, the Maldives is an unparalleled paradise on earth. With its 1,192 coral islands scattered over 90,000 square kilometers and its crytal clear water, it has been a much sought-after tourist destination for the past 50 years. It is world-famous for its natural and stunning beauty, its palaces and luxurious resorts. Whether you are looking for the perfect honeymoon spot, travelling solo or with your family, the resaons for visiting this idyllic archipelago are numerous. It may seem a top choice for those who are looking to chill out, but there is plenty to do on the islands. IIf you like sports, you can snorkel, surf or walk.
On the atoll of Haa Alifu, at Dhonakulhi, to the north of the archipelago, you will find the sumptuous Hideaway Beach Resort and Spa which opened in 2005. Roomy water villas are nestled in the crescent-shaped tiny island and they will make you feel at one with the ocean. This tropical sanctuary offers postcard perfect views and proudly boasts a marina, which is unique in its style on the Maldives. There are 103 suites which have been built in different styles, thus offering their own private beaches, jacuzzis and infinity pools. They are called Sunset Beach Villa, Ocean Villa or Hideaway Palace. Their names are telling.
In addition to these magnificent villas, a garden has been laid out so as to lead to the spa, the hammam, the outdoor pools, the sports centre or even the tennis courts or beach volley courts for the most courageous. The archipelago has no shortage of marine life, thus offering many water sports and cultural activities. You can go out on a romantic yacht trip or visit Malé, the capital of the Maldives. You will enjoy jetskiing, skateboarding, or catamaran sailing, with a professional who will assist you throughout your experience. Do not forget that you can go snorkelling or fishing as these activities are traditional and much appreciated in the region.
The staff and the services provided are topnotch. Customers are sacred. Personalised butler assistance will fulfill your every whim and desire. Four restaurants can be found in the resort, offering a most refined gastronomic cuisine and a wide variety of food. At the Bar and Grill, you will be served wood-fired pizzas, seafood or fresh lobster. At the Le Matheefaru or the Samsara Asian fusion restaurants, the Asian food lovers will be delighted. They will enjoy Thai, Indian or Japanese food and breathtaking views.
HIDEAWAY BEACH RESORT & SPA
HAA ALIFU ATOLL, DHONAKULHI ISLAND
Texte : Noémie Beltran / Traduction : Eloise Garnier.