Dusit Thani Maldives named Luxury Water Villa Resort in World Luxury Hotel Awards
Dusit Thani Maldives has been named the leading Luxury Water Villa Resort in the eighth annual World Luxury Hotel Awards 2014. The luxury resort is located on Mudhdhoo Island in the Baa Atoll of the Maldives and boasts 94 villas on stilts that are encircled by white sandy beaches, a sparkling turquoise lagoon, and a vibrant house reef.
Dusit Thani Maldives was named as the winner of the Luxury Water Villa Resort category in the eighth annual World Luxury Hotel Awards 2014 during a ceremony held at The Bay Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa last week.
Located on Mudhdhoo Island in Baa Atoll - the first ever UNESCO biosphere reserve in the Maldives – the upscale resort features 94 villas including beach villas and villas on stilts over the sparkling turquoise Indian Ocean waters.
Thanos Lionsatos, the Director of Sales and Marketing for Dusit Thani Maldives, stated:
“It is a matter of immense pride to have received this honour from the World Luxury Hotel Awards,”
"This is a testimony to the fact that we strive for excellence in catering to the needs of the discerning luxury market. This latest accolade encourages us to bring even more innovation to the guest experience here at the resort."
Situated just 35 minutes away from the capital, Malé, the luxury resort is encircled by white sandy beaches, a thriving reef and a sparkling turquoise lagoon, and it is also home to the largest (750-square-metres) swimming pool in the Maldives.
Facilities at Dusit Thani Maldives include the signature Benjarong Thai restaurant; the lavish Devarana Spa with six treetop treatment pods surrounded by coconut palms; and floodlit tennis courts.
The luxury beachfront resort opened in 2012 and it has 26 Beach Villas, ten Beach Villas with Pools, 29 Water Villas with Pools, 20 Ocean Villas with Pools, two Ocean Pavilions, two Beach Residences, and five Family Beach Villas with Pools.
The World Luxury Hotel Awards were established in 2006 and celebrate the best of the best in the luxury hotel sector. The results of the awards are determined by votes from international tour operators, travel agents, and hotel guests from all over the world.
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