Ultra-luxe Soneva Secret Maldives is now open


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Today: Ultra-luxe Soneva Secret Maldives is now open

Soneva, the world-leading sustainable resorts operator, has opened it extremely anticipated Soneva Secret property within the Maldives. The first resort within the Haa Dhaalu Atoll, Soneva Secret options 14 overwater and island villas, together with the Maldives’ solely floating villa. Designed to supply the final word in Soneva hospitality and exemplary service requirements, every villa incorporates a devoted group of three, which features a Barefoot Guardian, Barefoot Assistant and devoted chef, to make sure each keep is wholly personalised. Thirty years within the making, the Soneva Secret resort idea builds upon Soneva’s expertise on the forefront of outstanding hospitality, and units a brand new, unmatched customary in intuitive, personalised service, beautiful non-public villas and unspoiled settings, surrounded by nature. In its press launch, Soneva calls the brand new property its “first” Soneva Secret Resort, which matches by the official identify Soneva Secret 2024, hinting there may be extra to return within the subsequent years.

If you have an interest to be among the many first friends to remain at Soneva Secret, contact me by e mail to get the perfect charges and complimentary VIP perks.

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Soneva Secret 2024 is the one resort within the Haa Dhaalu Atoll, and is discovered on the distant island of Dhipparufushi on the westernmost tip of the Maldives. The resort may be reached through a scenic 75-minute seaplane flight direct from Velana International Airport in Malé, a 40-minute seaplane flight from Soneva Fushi within the Baa Atoll, a 30-minute seaplane flight from Soneva Jani within the Noonu Atoll, or a leisurely full-day cruise from Soneva Fushi onboard Soneva in Aqua. Guests may also fly immediately into Kulhudhuffushi Airport within the Haa Dhaalu Atoll and take a one-hour speedboat experience to the resort.



Soneva Secret 2024 options simply 14 seashore and overwater villas, together with the lagoon Crusoe Villas, accessible solely by boat, and the Castaway, the Maldives’ first floating villa. Each is designed in good concord with the untouched pure setting, with direct entry to the white sand seashore or glowing lagoon. As nicely as huge grasp suites, together with a roof that slides to disclose star-strewn skies, each villa additionally options adjoining bedrooms, providing ample house for households or further friends. Other villa facilities embrace:

  • Spa remedy rooms
  • Private swimming pools and curved water slides
  • Open-air ensuite bogs with sunken bathtubs, bathrooms and showers
  •  In-villa and seashore eating areas
  • Study desk with ocean views
  • Fully geared up gyms
  • Walk-in minibars with Smeg fridges, Nespresso espresso machines and in-villa kitchens and wine fridges
  • TV lounges with massive daybeds, good TVs and Bose sound programs
  • WiFi with on/off switches



The resort’s 14 non-public cooks, one for every villa, craft bespoke menus and distinctive culinary journeys, whether or not savored within the privateness and luxury of the villa or loved in nature on the island’s most picturesque spots. The 14 cooks come from totally different international locations, with experience of their native delicacies, to current an indulgent, bespoke menu of Japanese, Thai, Vietnamese, Maldivian, Italian, Indonesian, French, South American, Sri Lankan, Chinese, Middle Eastern, Korean, Indian and Nordic flavors.

Other eating experiences embrace:

  • Out of This World, a castaway eating tower, observatory and wine cellar within the lagoon, reachable by zipline.
  • A toes-in-the-sand firepit eating expertise at So Primitive.
  • The Living Room, the island hub and informal eating and lounge venue, which can also be residence to a library, boutique and Soneva’s famend ice cream, chocolate and cheese and charcuterie rooms.



At Soneva Secret 2024, absolutely bespoke uncommon experiences are curated for each visitor, reconnecting them with the ample nature that surrounds the island. An underwater haven, the crystal-clear waters are residence to colonies of majestic manta rays, pods of curious dolphins and delicate whale sharks, alongside shoals of colourful tropical fish. Family experiences go far past The Den, whether or not picnics on castaway shores, sundown dolphin cruises, guided snorkeling with the skilled Marine Biologist, or navigating the evening skies with exceptionally clear views of the Milky Way with the resident Astronomer.



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