Opened in October 2018, the Westin Maldives has been designed as a well-being haven focusing on six key elements of a healthy lifestyle; Sleep Well, Eat Well, Move Well, Feel Well, Work Well and Play Well. Every aspect of the resort aims to enhance one of these attributes including customised wellness amenities, a state of the art fitness studio, three restaurants with a focus on healthy eating and nourishment and a gorgeous pool with floating day bed pads. The design is a unique, striking interpretation of local marine life complimented by minimalist, stylish interiors. Located in Baa Atoll and close to the UNESCO Biosphere reserve of Hanifaru, the resort also has an impressive house reef which surrounds the majority of the island.
A luxury resort in Baa Atoll focusing on well-being and with a striking, contemporary design inspired by local marine life. Accommodation is offered in a range of beach and overwater villas, some with private pools. The resort has a choice of three restaurants and two bars with an emphasis on healthy eating. There is an impressive house reef for easy, accessible snorkelling, a range of watersports and a Heavenly Spa for relaxation.
The Westin Maldives is a private island situated in Baa Atoll, a 30 minute seaplane transfer from Male International Airport. Please be aware that seaplanes can only fly during daylight hours. A 20 minute domestic flight followed by a 10 minute speedboat ride provides an alternative means of transfer.
The ethos of the resort centres around six pillars of healthy living:
Sleep Well: Westin Sleep Well Menu and Lavender Balm
Eat Well: 3 restaurants & 2 bars with a focus on healthy eating and nourishment
Move Well: state of the art fitness studio with kit renting facility
Feel Well: Heavenly Spa for relaxation and therapeutic treatments
Work Well: stylish, minimalist interiors with luxury amenities
Play Well: gorgeous swimming pool, range of water sports, tennis, kids club
A total of 70 Villas, including 41 Beach Villas and 29 Overwater Villas. The architecture of the villas carries on the theme of marine interpretation while interiors are smart, stylish and uncluttered. Many have a private pool and 2 bedroom villas are also offered for families. Butler service is provided with every villa category.
Beach Villa + Pool (140 sqm) Situated along the palm-fringed shores with direct access to the beach, the Island Villas look out onto the vast waters of the Indian Ocean, embodying understated style and designed with elegant open-plan living in mind. One King size bed and a maximum occupancy of 2.
Family Beach Villa + Pool (140 sqm)s As above but with 2 x Queen beds giving a maximum occupancy of 3.
Deluxe Beach Villa + Pool (164 sqm) These suites embody discreet luxury in a sophisticated open-living space which can be bespoked for the guests needs. The lounge area opens onto an expansive deck with private pool and daybeds. One King Bed + Sofa bed, maximum occupancy of 3.
Deluxe Family Beach Villa (164 sqm) As above but with 2 x Queen beds giving a maximum occupancy of 3.
Overwater Villa (194 sqm) Perched above clear turquoise lagoons at both the most eastern and western tips of the island, the stilted villas with their wraparound shell roof structures each boast a generous space of almost 200 square metres. One King Bed + Sofa bed, maximum occupancy of 3.
Overwater Villa + Pool (194 sqm) This stilted accommodation is complimented by a private 28 feet long pool & deck and unobstructed Indian Ocean views. One King Bed + Sofa bed, maximum occupancy of 3.
2 Bedroom Beach Villa (297 sqm) Covering almost 300 square meters and sleeping up to four, this suite is inclusive of one king-sized and two twin Westin Heavenly Beds bed plus a signature Heavenly Bathroom. Maximum occupancy is 5 with 1 x King bed and 2 x Queen beds.
Heavenly Beach Residence (508 sqm) At 500 square metres, the spacious Two-Bedroom Island Residence with Pool, featuring two private bedrooms, is the largest on offer at The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort. One bedroom has a king size bed whilst the second has two Queen beds.
The 3 restaurants and 2 bars at the resort focus on healthy eating and nourishment. The signature restaurant is Japanese, in keeping with the resort's Japanese owners. Under the half board or full board meal plan, guests dine at Island Kitchen with the option to eat at Pearl or Hawker once every four nights.
Dining services at the resort include:
- Bar-B-Q and/or picnic area
- Room service, 24-hour
- Room service
- Sundry/Convenience store
House Reef: there is a very good house reef surrounding the majority of the island. It is close to the beach and not too far to the drop off. The best areas for snorkelling are marked for ease of access. The UNESCO protected biosphere reserve of Hanafaru Bay is 20 minutes away - it is possible to take an excursion to snorkel here. The reserve is famous for manta rays and whale sharks which come to feed on the abundance of plankton at specific times of the year.
Diving: The dive centre offers courses and boat trips to various diving sites in Baa Atoll.
Sports & Recreation: The Westin Workout Fitness Studio offers a personal instructor, fitness classes, cardiovascular equipment and free weights and is open 24/7. There is also a handy kit rental facility - just incase you forgot to pack your trainers! There are also tennis courts, a jogging trail and volleyball.
Water Sports: A stunning outdoor swimming pool and children's pool are available at the resort. There is also boating, kayaking, water skiing, jet skiing, surfing, snorkelling and diving.
Kids: Facilities for children include a large outdoor recreation area with tennis court and space for other sports as well as a beach side swimming pool. The Westin Kids Club® is available for young guests, aged four to 12, with special supervised fun activities and programmes every day.
Heavenly Spa by Westin: Experience renewal, inside and out, at the hotel's exquisite spa. The mesmerising ocean vistas encircling our Maldives spa resort create a peaceful setting for pampering body treatments, soothing massages, relaxing facials and natural beauty treatments.