Dusit Thani Maldives
Located on Mudhdhoo Island in the Baa Atoll, part of the Maldives’ first and only UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, Dusit Thani combines Thai heritage with Maldivian Island life. This five-star resort offers exquisite accommodation, dining and activities to bestow a truly special experience.
A 15-minute boat drive takes you to the Hanifaru Bay Marine Park, a tropical haven in Baa Atoll which is home to some wonderful rare marine life. From May to November each year, the bay is alive with plankton, which attracts manta rays and whale sharks to feed.
Villas are available in a variety of categories: beach villa (with or without pool); deluxe beach villa; water villa; ocean villa; and a selection of two- or three-bedroom residences. All accommodations offer butler service and are designed in an elegant modern Thai style.
Dusit Thani offers a ‘borderless’ dining experience, allowing guests to sample their variety of fine dining options. The Benjarong restaurant offer authentic Thai cuisine on an ocean-view decking; whilst the sea grill provides fusion delicacies from both land and sea, with added flair of an open kitchen. The market restaurant provides an international buffet for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with an a la carte options also available in the evening. The sand bar is the perfect place to relax with a sundowner next to the impressive infinity pool and enjoy the evening entertainment provided. Unique cocktails are also available at the overwater Sala bar.
Butler and buggy services; Devarana Spa; infinity pool; gym; kids club; boutique; yoga pavilion; floodlit tennis court; badminton court; bicycles; photography studio; fully-equipped diving and watersports centre; activity centre and conservation programmes. Villas are equipped with interactive TVs, WiFi, luxury toiletries; mini bar and nespresso machines.
The house reef is home to endangered sea turtles, rays, reef sharks and many colourful reef fish. Manta rays and whale sharks can be found nearby from May to November.
Guests can partake in nature walks; manta snorkelling (May to November); dolphin cruises; diving; a variety of water sports and reef cleaning. The resort also offers a wide range of spa treatments and therapies, as well as yoga and meditation classes; personal training and other exercise groups. Foodies can enjoy a floating breakfast, Thai cooking classes, wine tasting and cocktail making. To engage in the culture, take a local island tour, papermaking workshop or live painting lesson with a local artist.