The coral reef islands of Maldives are vacation hotspots among travel aficionados worldwide. Conrad Maldives Rangali Island Resort, earlier known as Hilton Maldives, has just the perfect ambience and amenities to make Maldives holidays more enjoyable. Sprawling across two private islands, this upscale resort presents beach and water villas set amid idyllic white-sand beach, lagoon and exquisite coral reef. Honored with the Best Hotel in the World award at Sunday Times Travel Awards in 2005, this Hilton resort is well-known for its impeccable service, fine cuisine and array of leisure activities. Conrad Maldives Rangali Island Resort boasts of an excellent selection of dining venues specializing in seafood, Japanese, Italian, Asian, international and spa cuisines besides an extensive wine cellar with over 5,000 bottles of the best. The luxury resort has all hi-end facilities and services on-site including private beach, infinity-edge swimming pools, wellness and beauty spa, health club, tour desk and concierge services. Airport transfer is arranged by the resort on private seaplanes, which takes about 30 minutes.
Features and Amenities
Conrad Maldives Rangali Island Resort offers a choice of plush accommodations in its beach villas, water villas and spa water villas with private treatment rooms. All accommodation units are designed in local style, maintaining a fine balance between traditional appearance and modern conveniences. Guests are guaranteed the most relaxing time without creating a jarring note in the ambience. Open plan design ensures that guests enjoy unhindered views of the beautiful surroundings without stepping out. Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass panels open on to large patios and help in bringing verdant nature close at hand for guests to experience at leisure and privacy.
Beach Villas are available with sea or garden view in standard and deluxe categories. All of them come with spacious interiors, separate living room, dressing room, furnished patio, private courtyard and outdoor bathroom with bathing pavilion. Designed to sleep three adults, these beach villas are located on Rangalifinothu Island. Guests here can choose to curl up on sofa or day bed to watch their favorite movies or relax in the bathtub soaking up exotic sea views. In-room amenities available are internet access, portable telephone, CD player, tea/coffee maker and mini bar. Deluxe Beach Villas come with the extra perk of private garden, personal plunge pool and extra living space.
Water Villas come in five varieties – Standard, Deluxe, Superior, Premier, Sunset and Spa. These are wooden structures built over water on Rangali Island with luxurious living area, private sun deck and spacious bathroom. Offering sweeping sea views, these elegant living spaces are fitted with Philippe Starck fittings. Bathrooms have separate shower and bath, besides bulgari amenities. Sundecks of Superior and Deluxe Water Villas have Jacuzzi for relaxation. Other in-room facilities extended are internet access, CD player, open-view bath, mini bar and tea/coffee maker. Four-poster bed, surround-sound system and flat-screen DVD player are offered in Superior and Deluxe Water Villas.
Premier Water Villa extends a whole bunch of luxuries including Jacuzzi with in-built television in bathroom, work desk with adjustable lamp, full-size refrigerator, Pharo shower and in-room electronic safe. Sunset Water Villas are two bedroom units located in a secluded part of the lagoon with a glass-floored living room. Other attractive features of these luxurious villas are swimming pool in the ocean, circular rotating bed in master bedroom, private butler service and kitchen.
Conrad Maldives Rangali Island offers two spas, seven restaurants, four bars, three piazza boutiques, fitness center and a business center. Gourmets and wine connoisseurs will find the array of in-house restaurants and bars offering stunning ocean views once-in-a-lifetime experience. Specifically the all-glass undersea restaurant Ithaa built 16 feet below sea level – a first of its kind in the whole world. The Wine Cellar designed six feet underwater is another gem with its unique concept and extensive wine collection. Whether choosing Japanese cuisine at Koko Grill, world cuisines at Atoll Market, enjoyable spa cuisine at Mandhoo or private beachside dining with own chef and waiter, diners are guaranteed an experience beyond compare at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island Resort.
This exclusive resort has two spas built on stilts over water offering wellness and beauty treatments – Spa Retreat and OverWater Spa, besides a special one for kids, Ice Cream Spa. Spa Retreat is built over lagoon and offer holistic spa experience with a combination of therapies, cuisine and lifestyle classes. OverWater Spa is designed as a celebration of love for couples with opulent spa rituals in its glass-floor suites. The Ice Cream Spa is a unique kid’s spa for those aged 4-12, where the little ones can indulge in the sweet scent of delicious ice cream.
The fitness center at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island Resort has a studio and gym with latest cardio equipment, well-qualified personal trainers and a range of fitness classes including yoga. The business center is open round-the-clock for resort guests and has Wi-Fi and small meeting room. The resort has three on-site shopping outlets offering Italian designer wear, jewelry and gift articles. Besides indoor activities such as dancing, singing and themed programs for families, the resort presents a Watersports Center and Dive Center to help guest take maximum advantage of the unique opportunity. Catamaran sailing, windsurfing and canoeing are on offer in addition to trips to fantastic dive sites.
One of the star attractions of Conrad Maldives Rangali Island Resort for kids and adults is the mini submarine ‘Nemo’. The three-person mini sub offers guests a 30 minute ride among the spectacular coral reefs nearby.
Conrad Maldives Rangali Island Resort is a tropical paradise nestling amid a lagoon, coral reefs, breathtaking ocean views and endless soft white sand beaches. Far away from regular tourist spots, this secluded location is ideal for visitors seeking privacy, luxury and topnotch service. Hordes of activities await guests at the resort – from lazing around on the beach, taking a sunset cruise and strolling round the exotic gardens of neighboring Mandhoo Island to exciting activities such as diving, snorkeling, wakeboarding, knee boarding and water-cycling. The resort has devised a long list of daytrips for guests to choose from, including big game fishing and whale & shark excursions.