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JW Marriott set to open its debut property in the Maldives

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As part of its luxury portfolio, Marriott International is set to open the JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa in the island of Vagaru by the end of this year.

The JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa is a luxury oasis that will feature 61 beach and overwater villas, ranging from 234 sqm to 638 sqm, each with its own private pool. It will offer some of the largest entry category villas with plenty of vegetation and privacy, with each room featuring private decking and private pools.

Commenting on the opening, general manager of the JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa, Marc Gussing said: “We’re very excited to be opening the JW Marriott’s first property here in the Maldives. This distinctive resort has been created with the Middle Eastern traveller in mind, providing privacy, unparalleled dining experiences, lush surroundings, and curated experiences.”

JW Marriott will house three full-service bars, an interactive wine room, in-villa and destination dining options, and specific cigar and shisha venues.

The offerings include Furamas, providing Japanese Teppanyaki and delicacies from above and below the water line; Lonu, the resort’s grill room fine-dining experience, offering prime meat cuts and fresh crustacean; Rum Bar & Kitchen, serving over 100 rums and Thai street food, tapas-style; Raha, providing hearty and wholesome Italian flavours with wood-fired pizzas, and finally Kaage, an all-day dining venue with an international fanfare of favourites from across the globe.

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“Delivering on our brand values and exceeding their expectations”

“We look forward to welcoming guests to the JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa, delivering on our brand values and exceeding their expectations, whilst being a part of crafting lifelong unforgettable memories,” Gussing added.

JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa will also feature a signature Spa by JW, offering guests a relaxing and individual spa experience. Treatments, which are focused on delivering specific benefits, are designed by world-renowned experts and come complete with superior spa products. Furthermore, the resort will provide resident Yogi and fitness instructors.

Also suited for families, JW Marriott will have its signature Kid’s Club by JW. It will enable guests to fully immerse in the tranquillity of the resort and all its offerings, whilst knowing their children are in safe hands.

Providing something for every interest, the resort will have a library for the intellectual; professional diving and water sports for the adventurer; boutiques for the shopaholic; and Lounge 18, a chill-out zone for those aged 18 years and above.

JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa will be a 55-minute seaplane flight from Velana International Airport – it will open its doors in Q4 2018.

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