A real first in terms of spectacular and unusual design and with an outstanding deluxe all-inclusive offering, guests will be wowed by this exceptional new resort. Unusual to any private island, a houses a wraparound reef which means guests are never more than a few footsteps away from an encounter with exotic fish, turtles or manta rays. The 120-villa resort is located on the Raa Atoll, renowned for having some of the most diverse marine life in the world and boasts one of the largest lagoons in the Maldives.
Emerald Maldives Resort & SP
Designed by architect Edward David Poole, each villa exudes contemporary and tropical influences to create modern and unique interiors. From the outside, the villas blend harmoniously with the backdrop of the serene, tropical island and on the inside awaits nothing short of a masterpiece. Poole’s striking design includes enormous sparkling, white marble bathrooms with lavish silver mirrors and colour blocked bedrooms with exotic marine life wall art to compliment.
All guests stay on deluxe all-inclusive basis, which means when they arrive at Emerald Maldives, they don’t have to worry about a thing. Deluxe all-inclusive allows guests to dine at any of the four resort’s restaurants as many times as they like during their stay. They can help themselves to the villa mini bar which is restocked every day, enjoy premium spirits and all non-motorised water sports at no additional cost.
Emerald Maldives offers extensive water sports facilities, and some of the best diving in the Maldives at the five star Diving Centre where guests can even get their PADI licence. Spanning 1500 sqm, the resort’s Dolphin Kids Club is one of the largest in the Maldives with its own zip wire that journey’s from one side of the island to the other and welcomes kids from the age of 3-12 on a complimentary basis.
Emerald Maldive has a five star Diving Centre and 1500 sqm Dolphin Kids Club
Home to a sumptuous haven of tranquillity, Emerald SPA, can be found a secluded corner of the private island, offering a range of Bailnese and Thai treatments across 10 air-conditioned treatment rooms, as well as a Turkish bath, sauna and jacuzzi. Elemis treatments are also available for guests seeking a sensory wellness experience with a difference. Situated on one of the quietest parts of the island, the Yoga Pavilion is the perfect setting to truly switch off and offers breath-taking sunrise yoga sessions. The resort has also been built with sports and fitness lovers in mind with two large tennis courts, two paddle courts and an air-conditioned Gym & Sports Centre with a state-of-the-art Technogym. Personal trainers are available to all guests too.
The resort has prioritised sustainability by using long-lasting Langhi Langhi leaves to build the canopies, and solar panels on every villa to power the entire resort’s hot water. In a bid to reduce single-use plastic waste, the resort uses paper straws as well as glass bottles and the island is home to a recyclable water irrigation system and composting facility.
Emerald Maldives Resort & SPA is developed by the Emerald Collection, an Italian company renowned for its construction and management of luxury all-inclusive resorts across East Africa, the Caribbean and the Indian Ocean. The new five-star, deluxe all-inclusive Emerald Maldives Resort & SPA officially opens on 4th December 2019. Located in the Raa Atoll, the resort is surrounded by 1.5 km of soft white sand and boasts 120 luxurious villas, both contemporary and tropical in design, divided into 60 beach villas and 60 overwater villas. There are 11 different villa categories available. The resort will offer guests a choice of four restaurants, in addition to a Sunset Pool Café and Sunrise Café. The Emerald SPA offers Balinese and Thai treatments in 10 airconditioned bungalows, and comprises a jacuzzi, sauna and Turkish baths. The resort will also feature a Kids Club, Technogym, two tennis courts, two paddle courts, plus a water sports centre and five star diving centre.