Marriott International has revealed that it will open the JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa on the island of Vagaru, in Shaviyani Atoll in Q4 2018. The 61-room hotel will have both beach and over-water villas, ranging from 234 sqm to 638 sqm, each with its own private pool.
Commenting on the opening, general manager of the JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa, Marc Gussing said, "We’re very excited to be opening the JW Marriott’s first property here in the Maldives. This distinctive resort has been created with the Middle Eastern traveller in mind, providing privacy, unparalleled dining experiences, lush surroundings, and curated experiences. We look forward to welcoming guests to the JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa, delivering on our brand values and exceeding their expectations, whilst being a part of crafting lifelong unforgettable memories."
The hotel will have five F&B outlets, three full service bars, an interactive wine room, in-villa and destination dining options, and a cigar and shisha venue. The offerings include Furamas, Japanese Teppanyaki cusine; Lonu, the resort’s grill room fine-dining experience; Rum Bar & Kitchen, which will serve meals tapas-style; Raha, Italian cuisine, and Kaage, its all-day dining venue.
The property will also feature a JW Marriott signature, Spa by JW. The resort will have a library, boutiques and ‘Lounge 18’, for those aged 18 years and above.