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The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort crowned ‘World’s Leading Luxury Island Resort 2020’

World’s Leading Luxury Island Resort 2020
World Travel Awards has crowned the St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort title of the ‘World’s Leading Luxury Island Resort 2020’.

World Travel Awards has crowned the St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort title of the ‘World’s Leading Luxury Island Resort 2020’. The luxury retreat has also won the Indian Ocean’s Leading Luxury Hotel Villa 2020 award and Indian Ocean’s Leading Luxury Resort 2020 award.

The Marriott International property recently added numerous accolades to its portfolio. Likewise, this is the fourth constructive year St. Regis Maldives Vommuli resort has won the World’s Leading Luxury Island Resort title.

Iridium Spa at St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort also won the 2020 World Travel Spa award for Maldives’ Best Resort Spa and Indian Ocean’s Best Resort Spa. The spa won these titles for the fourth constructive year as well.

Earlier in September 2020, DestinAsian featured the luxe getaway among the ‘30 of the Most Beautiful Hotels in Asia’. Living up to its high standards the luxury resort has added many more accolades to its portfolio since its opening in 2017.

About the St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort

One of the most luxury resorts in the Maldives, St. Regis Vommuli Resort offers 77 inspired accommodation options. This includes 44 overwater villas and 33 villas located on the beach. The resort also boasts one of the largest overwater villas in the world, the ‘John Jacob Astor Estate’.

A gastronomic journey awaits travellers the island retreat with a myriad of dining venues. Family-friendly pizzeria ‘Crust’ allows guests to design their own pizzas. And they can also choose traditional Italian and other delicious toppings.

Marriott International's property in the Maldives
Image: Marriott International

The resort also features a hidden subterranean restaurant ‘Decanter’. At this vibrant venue, guests can enjoy a five-course dining experience paired with drink selections from the head sommelier.

Guests can also watch the sunset over the Indian Ocean at ‘Whale Bar’. Or wander inland and dine at ‘Cargo’, a pop-up restaurant tucked away in the resort’s tropical gardens.

The resort is located in the stunning Dhaalu Atoll, Maldives. St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort is only accessible via seaplane. But, you can charter the resort’s Azimut FlyBridge 66 luxury yacht, Norma, for an exclusive transfer experience from and to Velana International Airport as well.

For more information about the World’s Leading Luxury Island Resort, click HERE.

Feature image by St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort
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Guinness World Record Holder Nathaniel Alapide Creates Stunning Sand Art Drawing at Sun Siyam Iru Fushi

Dubai-based and renowned sand artist Nathaniel Alapide astounded guests with his latest masterpiece created at the breathtaking Sun Siyam Iru Fushi. Alapide holds the Guinness World Record for creating the largest sand image. Additionally, he also earns recognition for crafting intricate and mesmerizing sand art creations. This time, Alapide has chosen the pristine shores of Sun Siyam Iru Fushi. His latest collaboration took place at the resort on the 12th of April in celebration of Eid Al Fitr. 

Nathaniel Alapide and His Work

Prior to his visit, Alapide has brought to life an awe-inspiring piece of art. The piece showcased his exceptional talent and creativity to various Sun Siyam Resorts. This was done in celebration of Easter as well, with the expansive beach of the resort serving as his canvas.

Alapide meticulously crafted his sand art, incorporating elements of local culture, marine life, and the serene ambiance of the island. Utilizing only his hands and simple tools, Alapide’s deft touch transformed the grains of sand into a breathtaking visual spectacle.

Working at Sun Siyam Iru Fushi has been an incredible experience. The natural beauty of The Maldives served as the perfect inspiration for my artwork. I am honoured to have had the opportunity to share my passion with guests from around the world, says Nathaniel Alapide.

Alapide’s creation at Sun Siyam Iru Fushi transcended the boundaries of traditional art forms. His artwork embodied the ephemeral beauty and harmony of nature. The intricate details and sheer scale of the sand art left onlookers in awe. Alpadine’s artwork truly captured the essence of the Maldives’ enchanting allure.

We are thrilled to have had Nathaniel Alapide create one of his magnificent sand art pieces at our resort. His ability to capture the essence of the Maldives in his artwork is truly remarkable and aligns perfectly with our commitment to providing unforgettable experiences for our guests says Abdulla Atham – Resort Manager.
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