Inside the Maldives’ Award-Winning Luxury Hotel Villas
14 May 2023
Naza Nazeem

Travel Consultant

Inside the Maldives’ Award-Winning Luxury Hotel Villas

Within the idyllic archipelago of Maldives, a trio of exquisite villas has captivated the hearts and imaginations of discerning travellers seeking an extraordinary escape. 

Winners of World Travel Award’s ‘Maldives Leading Luxury Hotel Villa’, these three extraordinary havens epitomise luxury, exclusivity, and refined living: the John Jacob Astor Estate at St. Regis Maldives Vommuli, the Sunset Water Villa at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, and the Baros Residence at Baros Maldives.

John Jacob Astor Estate, St Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort

Voted the Maldives’ leading luxury villa for five consecutive years since 2019, John Jacob Astor Estate is the pinnacle of luxury living and one of the largest villas in the Indian Ocean. Named after the resort’s founder John Jacob Astor IV, this three-bedroom overwater villa boasts a private gym, cinema room and spa suites attached to each of the bedrooms, three staff quarters, a 92-sqm infinity pool, a jacuzzi and two plunge pools. It also has a fully furnished kitchen and can accommodate up to 12 people. 

Relax in your furnished terrace, which comes with a 92-square-meter private swimming pool framed by a plush daybed, sofas and sun loungers. From walk-in closets to inviting workspaces to floor to ceiling glass doors, thoughtful touches fill the luxurious villa to provide the ultimate stay.

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Sunset Water Villa, Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

Titled Maldives Leading Luxury Hotel Villa in 2018, the Sunset Water Villa at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island features a spacious room with a lounge area, glass desk set over a glass-panelled floor with views into the ocean below and a bathroom with ocean-view tub, rain shower and double vanity.

Indulge in a truly enchanting escape, where your senses will be serenaded by the gentle melody of the ocean, awakening to the radiant sun rays streaming onto your exclusive sundeck, revealing boundless vistas of mesmerising azure. Immerse yourself in a day filled with underwater wonders as you effortlessly snorkel right from your sundeck, befriending exotic reef fish in a translucent aquatic paradise. Alternatively, surrender to pure relaxation and bask in the sun-kissed luxury of an infinity plunge pool, creating an unforgettable haven for romance.

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Baros Residence, Baros Maldives

Award winner in 2017, Baros Residence is a hidden paradise. A pristine expanse of Baros beach awaits you at your doorstep, accompanied by a spacious timber deck for ultimate seclusion. Embraced by majestic trees, your patio offers a serene sanctuary under their protective canopy. Immerse yourself in the serene oasis of a walled garden, with your own private infinity pool awaiting you in the courtyard, offering unrivaled serenity and tranquility.

Step inside and discover a haven of opulence, featuring a separate bedroom and living room that exudes a sense of home. Indulge in the lavishness of an expansive bathroom, complete with deluxe amenities. Delight in designer toiletries, an indoor shower, a deep free-standing tub, and an outdoor shower adorned with overhead palms and flourishing flora at your feet.

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