Jumeirah Vittaveli offers VIP Easter experience in Maldives
Imagine being flown on a private seaplane 100km away from Male for the world’s most exclusive dinner or celebrating with the family at the resort’s Zootopia party.
World’s most exclusive dinner
As you are whisked away to one of the last untouched atolls of the Maldives, a private butler will create a sunken dining table carved from sand and Michelin-starred Chef Ollie Dabbous will prepare an exquisite dinner, just for two. The night will be spent star-gazing from a luxury yacht, before guests take a short seaplane journey back to Jumeirah Vittaveli. The ultimate dining experience is available from USD 25,000 including a five-night stay for two at Jumeirah Vittaveli.
Family fun at Easter
Families looking to spend Easter in style can relax on powder white beaches and swim in crystal clear waters before celebrating with the kids at the resort’s Zootopia party. Children can get creative and paint Easter Eggs with the Kuda Koli Kids Club team, feast on doughnuts, cotton candy and lollipops or dress up as a character from Zootopia and hunt for the Golden Egg. On Easter Sunday, keep a look out for the Easter bunny too.
Michelin starred experiences
Foodies will love the exclusive curated wine dinners hosted by London HIDE’s Chef Ollie. From April 19-24, Chef Ollie will cook at both Cuvée, the resort’s wine library, and Fenesse, the French fine dining restaurant. And for those who fancy a more exquisite experience, how about a sunset champagne cruise with canapes before enjoying an intimate dinner onboard?
“We delight our guests by creating special memories. A one-of-a-kind dining experience on a virgin island in a remote atoll with Chef Ollie is another highlight on our path to exceed guest expectations. I am thrilled to have Ollie on-board who will make this gourmet dream a reality,” Amit Majumder, General Manager at Jumeirah Vittaveli, was quoted in a statement, as saying.
Located a short 20-minute ride on board a luxurious motorised catamaran from the main Velana International Airport, Jumeirah Vittaveli offers unmatched diversity, subtle luxury and personalised exploration, whether you are seeking a romantic getaway or an exotic destination for your family.
The 3,500 square metre Royal Residence can accommodate 14 people, with prices from USD 35,000 per night. This lavish private retreat comprises private beach, dedicated restaurant, spa, two swimming pools, an overwater sundeck, jetty, chef, butler and golf buggy chauffeur. Guests can enjoy a private yacht transfer to the residence and spacious accommodation, which comprises the main Sanctuary, two Guest Villas and a double-storey guest house. An abundance of lounge and seating spaces provide the opportunity to spend quality time together. Each stay at the Royal Residence comes with a host of benefits such as daily evening canapes and champagne, personal fitness trainer as well as wellness consultant and 24-hour resident butler service. Wellness treatments can be enjoyed in the private Talise spa room inside the Sanctuary complex.
In addition to the Royal Residence, Jumeirah Vittaveli comprises 89 villas and suites each with their own swimming pool and direct access to the beach or lagoon. The private and spacious villas are available with one or two bedrooms making them the ideal accommodation for both families and couples.
Guests can enhance their romantic escape and stay at the picturesque Private Ocean Retreats, an indulgent hideaway with a loft-style bedroom upstairs, overwater hammocks, private infinity pool and full outdoor daybed. The villas are freestanding in the lagoon ensuring maximum privacy while only a two-minute ride on board the complimentary boat service from the main island. The Private Ocean Retreats are designed to offer all the resort services, from in-villa dining and yoga on a open air deck to an indulgent couple’s massage.
For the evenings, guests have the choice of a culinary journey through India in the resort’s signature restaurant Swarna, or an overwater fine dining experience featuring French cuisine at Fenesse.
The Talise spa at Jumeirah Vittaveli has been named Best Luxury Wellness Spa in Maldives by the World Travel Awards in 2015, 2016 and 2017. Treatments at the spa are inspired by concepts of light and space connecting with the purity and vibration of ingredients. The team produces their own island made 100 percent pure coconut oil, which is used in treatments and available as a take-home souvenir. The garden and overwater treatment rooms provide romantic spaces for couples who wish to enjoy blissful relaxation, while the spa menu also includes dedicated Mother-Daughter and Father-Son pampering sessions.
Jumeirah Vittaveli offers romantic escapes as well as a variety of land and water-based activities, including the destination’s first ice rink, a PADI Dive base, water sports centre, six restaurants and bars, and two lounges. An underground tasting room and a wine library will open soon.