Alila Kothaifaru Maldives, a private island retreat featuring all-pool-villas, has opened this week in Raa Atoll at the northern edge of the Maldives.
Alila Kothaifaru Maldives, the first Alila branded property in the Maldives, offers 80 pool villas, of which 44 are along the beach and 36 are perched overwater with direct access to the sea.
Guests can unwind in these understated, sophisticated spaces that balance privacy with openness to the outdoors. Each villa comes with a private pool and sun deck and enjoy personalised service whether they are staying steps from the beach or above the turquoise lagoon. The Sunrise Beach Villas offer early birds captivating views to start their day alongside quick access to the resort’s main facilities such as the infinity pool, Play Alila kids’ club, Seasalt restaurant, Mirus Bar and treetop Spa Alila.
“As countries continue to open up and travel confidence grows, we look forward to welcoming guests from all over the world to Alila Kothaifaru Maldives for a memorable getaway in what we hope will become the centerpiece of Raa Atoll,” said David Udell, Group President, Asia-Pacific, Hyatt.
Housed on an 11.2 hectare island, Alila Kothaifaru Maldives is located on one of the deeper atolls in the archipelago, offers abundant snorkeling and diving options to discover its rich marine life, from colorful corals to manta rays and sharks. The resort offers easy access to the famous Hanifaru Bay UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve and is close to Vaadhoo Island, one of the best spots to witness the spectacular ‘Sea of Stars’ phenomenon. The resort features white-sand beaches overlooking the infinite expanse of ocean blue, a house reef and lush greenery.
A collection of luxury hotels and resorts within the Hyatt Hotels Corporation stable, Alila has other properties in Indonesia, Malaysia, China, India, Oman and the United States.