Amilla Fushi scores hat-trick at World Luxury Spa, Restaurant Awards
Maldives hot spot Amilla Fushi has claimed a trio of prestigious accolades at the annual World Luxury Spa and Restaurant Awards.
The winners were announced at a glitzy ceremony held at The State Hermitage Museum Official Hotel in St. Petersburg, Russia on July 5.
Amilla Fushi’s signature overwater restaurant Feeling Koi was recognised as the Best Luxury Waterside Restaurant and Best Japanese Cuisine in the Indian Ocean, whilst the resort’s famed Javvu Spa was crowned the global winner for Best Luxury Jungle Resort Spa.
The World Luxury Spa and Restaurant Awards recognise and celebrate luxury restaurants and spas across the globe for their impeccable standards and memorable experiences; from outstanding atmosphere to exceptional service and setting the basis for service industry standards around the globe. Votes are garnered from guests through various marketing channels taking many factors into account from location to design and facilities, showcasing the true value of service excellence.
Serving authentic modern Japanese cuisine in the most breathtaking surroundings, Amilla’s overwater Feeling Koi restaurant offers Latin-inspired laid-back izakaya-style dining which combines the Japanese gastro-pub concept with warm service and a sprinkling of signature Amilla appeal. The restaurant features Japanese-inspired minimalist design; a private open-air dining room and open deck seating on the water’s edge; an open kitchen; and a climate-controlled Sake library including Feeling Koi’s own private label collection.
The resort’s Javvu Spa is an idyllic haven of wellness where pampering leads to holistic health with leading brands such as Pure Massage, ila, Gentleman’s Tonic, QMS and Louise Galvin combining to create a integrated spa menu of world-class, results-driven treatments. Ten wooden treatment pods are complemented by an indoor/outdoor gym with all the latest high tech equipment, a dedicated nail bar, hair salon and yoga pavilion for group or private classes, as well as the resorts new nurturing dining destination, the Wellness Café.
Located just 30 minutes by seaplane from Velana International Airport, Amilla Fushi offers a choice of 59 Houses that sit gracefully over crystal clear waters, nestle among lush tree tops or hug the shores of pristine white sand; plus eight spectacular four- to eight-bedroom Beach Residences ideally suited to large families, groups of friends and VVIPs seeking the ultimate in space and privacy.
Amilla’s innovative restaurants range from the diverse, informal foodie hub Baazaar to the relaxed yet sophisticated overwater dining at the signature Feeling Koi. Guests can even drop in to gourmet café and deli The Emperor General Store or The Wine Shop & Cellar Door to treat themselves to lighter snacks, a favourite bottle or a gourmet selection of artisanal cheeses.
With an unrivalled range of purpose-designed multi-bedroom accommodation options, and an exciting, inspiring and active Kids’ Club The Sultan’s Village, Amilla Fushi is putting the Maldives on the map as a destination not just for couples, but for families and friends.