Would you like to gaze across the clear blue ocean from the comfort of your hotel room, or admire exotic marine life while dining in the lap of luxury? If the answer to either is yes, then catch a flight to Velana International Airport in the Maldives. From there, you’ll be transported across the beautiful Indian Ocean in a seaplane to arrive at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, a resort that offers visitors luxurious living amidst nature.
This picturesque resort spreads out across two islands, with stunning views of serene beaches and sapphire-tinted oceans. Guests are transported away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, and can truly soak up the best of indoor-outdoor living and more.
A plethora of villas
Conrad Maldives Rangali Island is an all-villa resort paradise that offers beachfront or over-water accommodations across both villas and suites – all of which pamper guests with stunning views, creature comforts and direct access to nature.
Keen to bask in the sun and bury your toes in the sand? Nestled amidst swaying palm trees and greenery, the Beach Villas are mere steps away from powdery beaches and glittering waves, and showcase breathtaking views of the sunrise or sunset. Different but no less spectacular, the Over-Water Villas offer the ultimate in luxury and privacy. Located on the adult-only Rangali Island and ideal for honeymooners, each spacious villa comes with a private sun deck, boasts unobstructed views of the endless oceans, and is perfect for romantic island living. Apart from these villas, Rangali-Finolhu Island offers a wide range of experiences, catering to families and those seeking exciting activities.
For those looking for something more singular, look no further than THE MURAKA, a first-of-its-kind two-story residence, complete with three bedrooms, an ocean-facing hot tub, private deck and infinity pool, as well as an extraordinary master bedroom completely submerged below sea level.
Exploring the deep blue
Fancy donning your scuba suit and exploring the oceans? Diving enthusiasts will be delighted to know that the resort is near 42 dive sites, and the warm tropical waters around the resort are teeming with diverse marine life. Get up close and personal with an array of colourful fish, beautiful corals, turtles, rays and even sharks – including one of our world’s gentle giants, the whale shark!
At the resort’s Ocean Dive Centre, the team welcomes both beginner and experienced divers alike, and offers activities fit for the entire family. Take your pick from a range of diving arrangements, including scheduled boat trips, private dives, a broad range of diving certification courses, and even night dives.
Eating with the fishes
You might have heard of Conrad Maldives Rangali Island’s highly decorated Ithaa – the world’s first undersea restaurant, sitting five metres below the surface of the Indian Ocean. While other eateries might showcase sea life to you in tanks, diners at Ithaa can admire a myriad of free-roaming marine creatures as they enjoy their meals! At Ithaa, Hilton Honors members can also enjoy a special treat, redeemed with their Points through the Hilton Honors Experiences platform – they can indulge a round of cocktails and canapes, surrounded by 180-degree sweeping views of the vivid coral reefs and seas.
The resort’s 10 other dining establishments also showcase award-winning luxury experiences. At Atoll Market, experience a culinary tour of the world with buffet show-kitchens, amidst soft sand floors and unique barefoot dining. Or descend two metres underground into The Wine Cellar, where 15,000 wine bottles are housed, and enjoy a six-course menu skilfully paired with hand-picked wines. Perhaps you’d like to immerse yourself in Chinese culinary traditions while on the island? Dine at Ufaa by Jereme Leung, where you’ll get to sample delicious cuisine and even try your hand at a game of mahjong, all inspired by rich Chinese heritage. Hilton Honors members can even redeem their Points for a Chinese cooking class at the restaurant, to learn the techniques for making fresh Chinese noodles and a range of delectable dim sum dishes.
Hilton Honors members can enjoy a range of benefits throughout their entire stay and beyond, at more than 6,700 Hilton hotels across the world – including Conrad Maldives Rangali Island. Sign-ups are free, members can download the award-winning Hilton Honors mobile app for a range of perks, and accumulated Points can be used towards free nights and more at any of Hilton’s properties across the region.