This vibrant island playground in the Maldives is situated on one of the largest islands in North Malé Atoll. Thanks to the ‘tentacles’ of this octopus-shaped island nestling in the Indian Ocean, there is an abundance of beautiful beaches to explore along its 6km coastline.
Start your holiday in style and make your way to the island by luxury yacht or private speedboat transfer. If you prefer to fly, shared seaplane transfers provide a breathtaking view of the Maldives’ coralline islands from above.
One&Only Reethi Rah is an all-villa resort with a mixture of sleek and spectacular beach and water villas. Sliding glass doors and picture windows provide panoramic views across the shimmering waters of the Indian Ocean, opening out onto picturesque decks, terraces and hot tubs. Some beach villas have the added allure of a private pool.
Reethi Restaurant – French, Asian and Italian fine dining
Tapasake – Japanese overwater restaurant
Fanditha – Arabian boho-chic barefoot dining
An extensive selection of enticing private dining experiences are also available.
What to wear:
Evening dining is all about island chic - think linen and shirts and long trousers for gentlemen at
Surrender to the indulgence of the island’s superb spa for Ayurvedic and authentic therapies, including incredible body rituals and soothing facial treatments.
The resort’s marine concierges are on hand to advise on the extensive options for snokelling and scuba diving that the PADI Gold Palm certified diving centre provides. Underwater scooters are available, and scuba courses include:
Bubblemaker (for children of ages 8 – 9)
Discover Scuba Diving (age 10+ one-day scuba introduction programme)
Scuba Diver/Open Water Diver Course ( age 10+ entry-level scuba courses with certification)
Feeling active? Choose from watersports, pool, tennis, volleyball, indoor games, deep-sea fishing, sunset dhoni fishing, luxe desert island picnics, or workout in the gym before dipping into a private plunge pool. ClubOne is the resort’s trendy beach club, with an art studio, a climbing wall and an indoor golf simulator to pass the time.
NEO Boutique, NEO Beach and NEO Lifestyle provide chic and sophisticated shopping, with fashion curated from rising-star stylists to resort couture and fashion, including Matthew Williamson, Stella McCartney and Louboutin.
Children’s club and activities are on hand, with the signature KidsOnly and OneTribe programmes offering exceptional entertainment for 4-11-year-olds. The island boasts no fewer than 12 beaches with lifeguards, and children will love the chance try out scuba diving or set off in a pedal boat.
Should you need to break off from the serious business of relaxing, you can access complimentary WiFi across the resort.
Honeymoon holidaying, world-class gourmet dining, spa experiences, families.
Elite Traveler (USA) – inclusion in the Top 100 Hotels in the World 2018 list
From £5290 pp, based on two sharing, including return economy flights, transfers and seven nights accommodation with breakfast