September 3, 2021 (IANSlife) : Located on Thilamaafushi, the southern pocket of Lhaviyani Atoll, Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts along with Singaporean developer Chiu Teng Enterprises announce the opening of a 141-villa resort which will celebrate the fabric of the Maldives, its people, nature and art, channelling its energy to uncover the charm of the destination through the brands distinctive European-chic lens. With the Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary brands will mark the Paris-born brand’s debut in one of the world’s most captivating destinations.
Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa, with the glamour of the French Riviera
“With a nostalgic nod to the glamour of the French Riviera in the 1960s, Le Méridien inspires travellers to explore the world in style, savour the good life and enjoy experiences that offer something more than meets the eye,” said Jason Nuell, Senior Vice President, Premium Brands, Marriott International.
“We are delighted to bring Le Méridien to this internationally desired destination, the perfect place for guests to step out of their daily routine and into a glamorous getaway where wandering sans agenda and lingering longer are encouraged.”
The iconic Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa
“We are thrilled to introduce the iconic Le Méridien brand to the Maldives, strengthening our presence in this captivating destination,” Rajeev Menon, President, Asia Pacific (excluding China), Marriott International.
“The opening of Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa marks the second Marriott International property that opened in the Maldives this summer and the seventh brand entry in the destination. We look forward to expanding our portfolio further in the Maldives in order to offer distinctive and personalized experiences for travellers.”
The distinct timeless chic design at Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa is inspired by the brand’s roots in the glamorous halcyon days of travel.
Home to 1,192 coral islands, the tropical paradise of Maldives country lies in the Indian Ocean to the southern side of Sri Lanka. The islands sheltered in this archipelago are categorized into natural atolls, most of which remain uninhabited. Floating on serene ocean waters, this island nation makes for the perfect getaway for leisure seekers away from the chaos and anxiety of city life.
The Maldives tourism is known popularly across the globe for its pristine white sandy beaches, blooming reef fishes, crystalline lagoons, palm-fringed islands, and lavish water villas. The virgin beauty of this archipelago can be defined by its azure waves crashing against the shore with an enchanting noise and an attractive school of manta rays, reef sharks, and corals gracing its underwater world.
The Maldives country is packed with a plethora of world-famous attractions, which pledge to lure honeymooners and leisure holidaymakers. While HP Reef and Banana Reef make for the best diving destinations, Mulee’age Palace and National Museum offer an insight of the glorious past of the Maldives. While the Grand Friday Mosque and Islamic Centre take the tourists closer to spirituality, Majeedhee Magu and STO Trade Centre make for amazing shopping destinations.
The islet country of Maldives has in store all types of fun-filled and thrilling activities for every kind of tourist. While the adventure seekers can engage in snorkeling and catamaran sailing on Bandos Island, the romance seekers can enjoy a couple massage and a candlelight dinner on Villingili Resort Island. While the shoppaholics can go on a shopping spree to the famous Male Local Market, the foodies can dine with a view at Ithaa Undersea Restaurant.