Photo Credit: Cheval Blanc Randheli
The luxury fashion group Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy has opened up its second Cheval Blanc luxury resort…and it’s amazing. The first resort, Cheval Blanc Courchevel, is Europe’s premiere ski oasis, and a popular retreat for Hollywood celebrities and luxury tycoons; their second offering is just as intimate and plush as the first.
Located in the breathtaking Maldives and surrounded by the clear turquoise waters of the Noonu Atoll, Cheval Blanc Randheli promises to be the hautest resort in the Indian Ocean. Once landing, guests staying at Cheval Blanc Randheli will be chauffeured to their very own private seaplane with posh designer interior to fly the remainder of their journey to their villa.
The six-star resort has 45 villas separated into three extravagant categories, each providing an atmosphere that is exclusive to that villa. The Garden Water Villas gives guests their own private tropical garden space on one side and a gorgeous view of the turquoise water on the other. The Water Villas offer an unforgettable seaside experience with multiple terraces overlooking the sea. Lastly, the Island Villas have their own outdoor dining pergola with one side viewing a jungle of palm trees and the other viewing the exquisite water.
Each villa is equipped with the best of what comfort and luxury can offer. Modern and private villas are perfectly integrated in the natural beauty of the island with glass doors on both sides, giving each guest a one-of-a-kind view. With an interior designed with rattan and mother of pearl, Cheval Blanc Randheli balances island beauty with high-class luxury. Every villa also comes with a private butler, who caters to every guests’ needs as they sit on the large terraces enjoying the view or lounging by the private infinity pool under the sun.
And if this still isn’t enough to convince you to stay at this resort, Cheval Blanc Randheli has a hidden gem in the form of the Owner’s Villa. The Owner’s Villa measures 1,200 square meters and is located on a small neighboring island to give the guests a completely private and intimate setting. This stunning villa has four bedrooms as well as its own spa and pool facilities.
All the spa treatment rooms provide exceptional views over the turquoise sea. Quaint and charming Dhoni, which is a classic Maldivian boat, takes you to the “Spa Island” that has four single cabins and two treatment rooms perfect for couple treatments. Treatments include wellness programs, therapeutic treatments, as well as traditional massages. The resort also offers moon-lit yoga and in-villa spa treatments. The relaxation and meditation of expert spa professionals in the comfort of your on space.
The Restaurants and Bars
Cheval Blanc Randheli has four restaurants and three bars within its compounds. They have an array of cuisines that will enlighten taste buds with distinct flavors from around the world. “1947” cooks up French cuisine, “Diptyque” serves Japanese and Iberian cuisine, “Deelani” has an exquisite fish and sea fruit menu,” and “White” has a delicious abundant buffet. Their bars have their own signature cocktails and gourmet flavors to serve with dinner. From the flavors to the atmosphere, the haute resort has given everything to ensure the most delectable experience.
The impeccable resort isn’t just for relaxing under the hot Maldivian sun. It supplies its guests with various activities such as diving, sports and fitness clubs, fishing, yachting, and other water sports including windsurfing and water skiing. Le Carrousel and Le Paddock are places specific for kids that have kiddie pools, daybeds, pool tables, and so much more.
The Cheval Blanc Randheli, with one side of the hotel being surrounded by dense jungle and the other having a soft beach running it the serene turquoise Indian Ocean, provides a breathtaking and unforgettable experience. The premier location was chosen for its lush and beautiful scenery and its ability to feel like a relaxing and luxurious sanctuary. The exquisite balance in beauty and comfort is the reason this resort can charge 4,000 to 9,000 euros for a six night stay depending on the season.