Grand Park Kodhipparu Maldives wins three accolades at 2019 World Luxury Spa Awards
The Spa at Grand Park Kodhipparu Maldives has again won three awards at the World Luxury Spa and Restaurant Awards.
In a glitzy affair at The State Hermitage Museum Official Hotel in St. Petersburg, Russia on July 6, Grand Park Kodhipparu was announced as the continent level winner in the categories of “Luxury Spa Retreat”, “Luxury Destination Spa” and “Luxury Eco Spa”.
“We are thrilled to receive this recognition second time in a row and would like to express our gratitude to all our guest who voted and believed in us and obviously to our dedicated and diverse team at Spa, who made this happen with their continuous devotion. It’s a motivational boost for all of us at the Grand Park Kodhipparu, Maldives to continue providing the services par excellence,” Raffaele Solferino, the General Manager at Grand Park Kodhipparu, was quoted in a statement, as saying.
These recognitions follow three continental awards won by the resort at the 2018 World Luxury Spa and Restaurant Awards: Luxury Destination Spa, Luxury Resort Spa and Luxury Spa Retreat.
The World Luxury Spa and Restaurant Awards recognise establishments for world-class service excellence. Awards are presented on a country, regional, continental and global basis. Winners are selected by public vote online, providing real recognition that reflects the hard work and dedication exhibited by the staff
This was the fourth event of its kind, and more than 200 guests flew in from around the world, representing more than 90 countries, 450 spas and 270 restaurants.
Located in North Male Atoll and a 15-minute speedboat ride away from the main Velana International Airport, Grand Park Kodhipparu features a collection of 120 villas, including idyllic beachfront pool villas, breathtaking overwater villas and palatial two-bedroom villas. Sixty-five of the 120 villas come with their own private pools and the five two-bedroom suites feature extensive private terraces.
Designed by world-renowned hospitality design firm Hirsch Bedner Associates, the resort showcases sophisticated architecture, state-of-the-art interior, high ceiling of palm fringed roof, and contemporary exterior with Maldives’ traditional influence of wood and rattan, inventive rustic appeal and inviting peaceful atmosphere. Neutral tones, natural fundamentals and spacious social settings balance the unrivalled beauty of the cobalt sea and tranquility.
Grand Park Kodhipparu offers three restaurants and a pool bar, including the overwater Edge restaurant, which offers a wide selection of international culinary creations, Breeze poolside restaurant and bar, which serves lunch and light bites throughout the day followed by inventive cocktails and fine wines in the night, and the Firedoor speciality restaurant, which offers grilled meats and fish coupled with the finest wines.
Recreational facilities at the resort include an outdoor swimming pool, gymnasium, sunrise yoga deck, wellness centre with spa and salon treatments, water sports and dive centre, children’s activity centre, and specialty shops.