‘barefoot luxury’: St. Regis debuts in the Maldives

The St. Regis Vommuli Resort, Maldives

A 40-minute seaplane ride southwest from the Republic’s capital city Malé, Starwood Hotels & Resorts will debut the renowned St. Regis hotel brand in the Maldives. Set to open in 2016, The St. Regis Vommuli Resort, Maldives aims to Will introduce “a new level of bespoke luxury in the heart of the Maldives archipelago.”

This announcement follows on the heels of the recent signing of The St. Regis Mumbai, which is scheduled to open before the end of the year. The St. Regis Vommuli Resort joins Starwood’s dynamic local portfolio that includes W Retreat & Spa – Maldives and Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa.

“Celebrated as one of the world’s best addresses, the Maldives is a befitting destination to introduce the St. Regis brand to a discerning set of global guests,” said Jim Petrus, Global Brand Leader, St. Regis Hotels & Resorts. “This incredible addition to the St. Regis portfolio has been conceived in perfect harmony with the island’s lush vegetation and pristine lagoon.”

The St. Regis Vommuli Resort will be located on a private atoll spanning more than 20 acres, surrounded by unspoiled beaches and a secluded lagoon. The resort will feature 77 luxuriously appointed private villas, all with a distinct contemporary design scheme inspired by the island’s natural materials and color palette. Guests will have access to a tranquil spa with six private treatment rooms; an infinity swimming pool; state of the art fitness center and yoga space; as well as a dive and activity center.

The St. Regis Vommuli Resort, Maldives

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