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Maldives' Hideaway Beach Resort launches free-diving school

The Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa in the Maldives has added a new free-diving programme to its list of aquatic activities available to guests. The PADI-accredited lessons will allow guests to explore the surrounding coral reefs without underwater breathing apparatus.

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Four Seasons opens Exclusive-use Four Seasons Private Island Maldives at Voavah

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has launched its first ever exclusive-use island retreat in the Maldives. The Four Seasons Private Island Maldives at Voavah, Baa Atoll can be rented for private groups, and it has seven bedrooms, a two-storey Beach House, a dive school and a private spa, all surrounded by a beautiful UNESCO Biosphere Reserve with turquoise lagoons and white sand beaches.

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The Residence Maldives launches new "Maldives After Dark" Experiences

The Residence Maldives resort on the island of Falhumaafushi in the Gaafu Alifu atoll has launched new "Maldives After Dark" stays, where guests can enjoy a range of activities at night. These include snorkelling and scuba diving along coral reefs at night with biofluorescence lights, tranquil full moon yoga classes, and sunset stand-up paddle boarding excursions.

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Sonevi Jani resort opens to guests in Noonu Atoll in the Maldives

The luxurious Soneva Jani island resort has officially opened to guests in the Maldives. The eco-resort is located in the Noonu Atoll on the 150-acre island of Medhufaru, and it has 24 water villas and a four-bedroom island villa, as well as lavish facilities including an outdoor cinema, a full-service spa, a dive centre, an observatory and five restaurants.

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Baros Maldives named as Most Romantic Resort in the World

The island resort of Baros Maldives has been voted as "he Most Romantic Resort in the World 2016" in the annual World Travel Awards Grand Final Ceremony. The privately-owned resort has won the title for the fourth year since 2012, beating competition from the Caribbean, India, UAE, USA and more. The hotel has 74 stylish overwater and beachside villas and one Baros Residence, plus a luxury spa, restaurant and overwater swimming pool.

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New Hurawalhi Island Resort to open in Maldives with largest undersea glass restaurant

Featuring 90 luxury villas as well as a PADI dive centre and spa, the Hurawalhi Island Resort in the Maldives will begin welcoming visitors on 1st December. This new property will open its doors with an impressive asset that will wow travellers around the world: the world’s largest all-glass undersea restaurant. Set 5.8 metres below the surface of the Indian Ocean, this amazing dining venue will offer unique scenery and delicious cuisine.

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Luxury Maldives resort Kanuhura reopening after revamp

Luxury Maldives resort Kanuhura will reopen on 1 December 2016 after an 18-month renovation project to update and expand the hotel. The five-star private island complex – run by Sun Resorts – now has 94 bohemian-style suites either right on the beach or on stilts above the sea.

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Hurawalhi Island Resort in Maldives to open doors in December 2016

The Hurawalhi Island Resort in Maldives is scheduled to open to guests in December, 2016. The luxury hotel has an undersea restaurant, a champagne pavilion, and 90 upscale villas, including 60 Ocean Villas and 30 Beach Villas. The eco-friendly resort has a series of sustainable features including solar panels, a water bottling plant, hot water recovery and an in-house marine biologist.

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Conrad Maldives Rangali Island Resort opens new spacious beach villas

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island has unveiled its brand new beach villas, following a US 3.2 million refurbishment programme. The 34 new villas will have floor-to-ceiling glass sliding doors that lead directly onto the white sand beach, new bathrooms with outdoor showers, skylights to provide natural lighting, and expanded bedrooms that can be made into two rooms when divided by a curtain.

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The Maldives celebrates arrival of one millionth visitor in 2016

The Maldives has celebrated the arrival of its one millionth visitor this year at Ibrahim Nasir International Airport. Alefiya Merchant from India arrived to the Maldives on an Air India flight with her husband to celebrate their honeymoon last week, and they were welcomed by the high commissioner of India to the Maldives, tourism ministers, and other officials who gave them a commemorative plaque and a complimentary package for the Hurawalhi Resort.

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Maldives' Hideaway Beach Resort launches free-diving school

The Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa in the Maldives has added a new free-diving programme to its list of aquatic activities available to guests. The PADI-accredited lessons will allow guests to explore the surrounding coral reefs without underwater breathing apparatus.

Four Seasons opens Exclusive-use Four Seasons Private Island Maldives at Voavah

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has launched its first ever exclusive-use island retreat in the Maldives. The Four Seasons Private Island Maldives at Voavah, Baa Atoll can be rented for private groups, and it has seven bedrooms, a two-storey Beach House, a dive school and a private spa, all surrounded by a beautiful UNESCO Biosphere Reserve with turquoise lagoons and white sand beaches.

The Residence Maldives launches new "Maldives After Dark" Experiences

The Residence Maldives resort on the island of Falhumaafushi in the Gaafu Alifu atoll has launched new "Maldives After Dark" stays, where guests can enjoy a range of activities at night. These include snorkelling and scuba diving along coral reefs at night with biofluorescence lights, tranquil full moon yoga classes, and sunset stand-up paddle boarding excursions.