JW Marriott has confirmed that its JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa will be opening on the island of Vagaru, Shaviyani Atoll, Maldives in November 2018.
The 61-villa property will be headed up by General Manager Marc Gussing, with highlights including a private pool with every villa, a treetop restaurant, an expansive wine cellar, a house reef rich in marine life, a Kid’s Club by JW and Spa by JW.
Set to open on the northern Maldivian island of Vagaru in the Shaviyani Atoll, the resort will be a 55-minute seaplane flight from Velana International Airport on Male.
Private Beach Areas
Guests will have a choice between five villa categories ranging from 234sqm to 638sqm, all of which come with private pools and wooden decks. There will be 29 secluded one- and two-bedroom beach villas nestled amongst the island’s greenery, each with its own private beach area.
There will also be 32 villas standing on stilts over the Laccadive Sea and one four-bedroom Royal Water Villa that will come with nanny’s quarters.
A serene Spa by JW will have six treatments rooms, one Royal Treatment Suite, a gym, yoga pavilion and beauty salon. Five restaurants and three fully-serviced bars, along with a chef’s garden and extensive wine cellar, will provide guests with their dining experiences.
Additionally, the resort will offer The Pier, a pop-up dining concept open at differing times throughout the year, the Curry Pit, which will offer spices of the Indian Ocean and will only be open on chosen evenings subject to reservations, 24-hour in-villa dining and private dining in select locations.