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Cheval Blanc is one of the hottest, most talked-about openings in the world this year. It raises the bar in a destination where the standard is already exceptional. Lavishly exclusive, this is the ultimate in 'wow' in a pristine island setting, providing one of the most superior holiday experiences in the world.
Setting the scene
Randheli is one of the first resorts in the unspoilt Noonu Atoll, ensuring pristine snorkelling, diving and beaches. Conceived and built from scratch, world-leading contemporary architecture intends to both show-off, and blend in to, the stunning natural beauty of the beaches and views. This exceptional hotel provides the utmost in sybaritic luxury and ground-breaking concepts, but places equal importance to impeccable service as well as uber stylish interiors.
All villas here are lavish, sumptuous and spacious and flooded with natural light. The Island Villas are great for families, with extensive outdoor terraces, private swimming pools and direct beach access. The outdoor dining pergola in the lush private garden is perfect for a family meal. Water villas are perched on slits, but still provide generous decked living areas and private 12.5M Infinity pools - ideal for romantics. Uniquely, Garden Villas are both stilted over the lagoon, but back onto a private garden - the best of both worlds. Island and Garden villas all have either 1 or 2 bedrooms. The Owner's villa is exceptional, exclusive and private - the ultimate Maldives experience.
The Cheval Blanc concept centres on cuisine - innovative and with an impressive attention to detail, putting a creative twist to local flavours and ingredients. There is an abundance of choice on Randheli - Le 1947 is names after Chateau Cheval Blanc's most sought-after Vintage and offer a French-inspired fine dining experience, and connects to the wine cellar and cigar lounge. La Table de Partage is next to Le 1947 offer bespoke magnum-sized vintages to accompany the ultimate private dining experience. In contrast, The White Bar is a laid-back, poolside cocktail bar and The White is the place to enjoy breakfast and a casual brasserie menu around the clock. The Diptyque is an incredible 'live performance' restaurant that provides a unique fusion of Japanese and Iberian gastronomy, while The Deelani makes the most of the abundance of amazing fresh fish in The Maldives, providing al fresco sea-food dining. Guests should, at least once, experience the 'Carte Blanche' menu - a live in-villa cooking experience by the chefs, or perhaps a BBQ on the beach.. one of a kind dining experiences in a variety of unique locations throughout the island.
A team of 'Experience Alchemists' will design a tailor-made range of activities to suit your every whim - there is a wealth of choice at Cheval Blanc - even if what you choose to do is absolutely nothing! There is a special focus on unique activities that create amazing - and unique -memories for you as a family, or as a couple These include Manta dives, night snorkelling trips, catamaran trips to a deserted island, cinema under the stars (you choose both the film and the location!), Moon Salutation yoga�even a seaplane photographic safari. Diving is a major attraction for any visitor to the Maldives , and the 5 star PADI dive centre at the island is perfectly equipped for beginners and experienced divers alike. Services here include Dive Butlers and a photo and video studio. A state of the art gym, golf simulator and 2 immaculate tennis courts means that even the most restless will be spoilt for choice. The island also has its own fleet of traditional wooden Dhoni boats, as well as speedboats and a yacht - inviting you to make the most of this ocean paradise. Game fishing is also available. Wellbeing is a key theme at Randheli, with a top class spa offering an impressive rage of treatments and activities in a stunning setting - just in case you need to balance all the activity with some serious relaxation.
Super-stylish families will love Cheval Blanc and all it offers to children - of all ages! There is a wealth of specially designed children's amenities, linen, furniture and dining menus for smaller guests, and the amazing nature and culture of the island provide adventure, artistic and sports experiences for children and their parents. Children up to 12 years of will enjoy Le Carrousel club and teenagers will love Le Paddock - a lounge especially equipped for teenagers to make the most of this fabulous island.
Upon arrival at Male International Airport, your Cheval Blanc experience starts as soon as you enter the wonderful private lounge. From there, your 40 minute seaplane journey will take you to Cheval Blanc Randheli, onboard a privately-owned, customised seaplane, offering superd facilities and a wealth of dedicated services.
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