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  • Randheli Garden Water Villas

    Randheli Garden Water Villas

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    Room facilities:Air Condition, Microwave, Minibar, Safety Deposit Box, Telephone, TV, WiFi

    Between land and sea, garden and lagoon, the Garden Water Villa offers an unprecedented experience of the Maldives.

    Perched right over the lagoon whilst opening onto a lush private garden in the back, the Garden Water Villa bestows a high sense of privacy. Inside, a living room, a bedroom with a walk-in closet and a large bathroom succeed each other in perfect harmony, with breathtaking views on the infinite turquoise horizon. Certain villas offer a second bedroom to greet other family members or friends.

    On the lagoon side, an infinity pool, a pergola with a dining table, armchairs and loungers welcome guests at any time of the day. With a direct access to the soothing waters, the terraces are an invitation to take a dip with exotic fish and colourful coral reefs.

    On the garden side, comfortable and generous ottomans footstools and a hammock blend in with the luxurious vegetation. Perfectly suited for an afternoon of reading or to simply let go and enjoy the time passing in utmost privacy.

  • Randheli Island Villas

    Randheli Island Villas

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    Room facilities:Air Condition, Microwave, Minibar, Refrigerator, Safety Deposit Box, Telephone, TV, WiFi

    Hidden by lush vegetation, each villa encloses a private universe which offers an understated residential experience.

    A lush jungle on one side, the endless ocean on the other, frame this elegant cathedral-style loft. Monumental doors allow to partition the space up into three distinct and private areas: a light-filled living room and a sumptuous bedroom with its dedicated walk-in dressing room that leads up to a generous in- and outdoor bathroom with its own salon de bain.

    Outside, a jungle of palm trees and exotic plants shade the infinity pool which leads onto the ocean ahead. An invitation to lounge on the white sand of the private beach or enjoy a family lunch in the garden’s dining pavilion.

    Larger parties may book a two-bedroom villa which features its dedicated independent second bedroom across the pool. It offers a large bedroom with an adjoining walk-in closet, and a spacious bathroom with bathtub.

    Room size:240 to 300 sqm

  • Randheli Owners Villa

    Randheli Owners Villa

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    Room facilities:Air Condition, Bar, Cinema, Fitness, Minibar, Piano lounge, Relaxation lounge, Restaurant, Safety Deposit Box, SPA, Suites, Telephone, TV, WiFi

    On its own private island, the Owner’s Villa is the ultimate holiday experience for families and friends.

    The Owner’s Villa sprawls across its 1-ha dedicated island, and is accessible from a private berth and jetty. This four-bedroom villa is the epitome of exclusive privacy with unique facilities including its own spa, oversized 25-metre long outdoor pool, pristine beaches and exotic gardens.

    Fine crafts, bespoke furniture and individual artworks enhance the tasteful interiors of this exceptional villa. In the main house, three light filled successive reception rooms invite to either a musical interlude around the grand piano, blissful relaxation in the multiple sofas and lounges, or a cocktail at the bar.

    Cheval Blanc’s exquisite Art de Recevoir ensures a truly memorable experience for its guests. Overseen by a dedicated team – available 24/7 and housed on premises – guests will be surprised and delighted by tailor-made activities and unforgettable experiences, that are made to measure to meet every individuals’ wish.

    Room size:8,000 sqm

  • Randheli Water Villa

    Randheli Water Villa

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    Room facilities:Air Condition, Microwave, Minibar, Safety Deposit Box, Telephone, TV, WiFi

    Perched on traditional stilts, the Water Villa offers an unforgettable seaside living experience. The ideal setting for couples to enjoy the Maldivian sweet life.

    A wooden pontoon leads to the entrance of the villa. Inside, a living room, a bedroom with walk-in closet and a bathroom follow on, all with stunning views over the lagoon or the Indian Ocean.

    A multitude of terraces overhanging the lagoon offer an idyllic setting to enjoy the Maldives, before or after a dip in the turquoise waters to explore the marine life of the atoll. The 12-metre-long infinity pool open up to panoramic views on the colourful coral reef, home to graceful Mantas and sea turtles.

    An outside dining table with sunken benches stands as an invitation to delight in a romantic lunch. With a strong sense of privacy facing the infinite horizon, welcoming armchairs and deckchairs offer guests a voluptuous setting for a reading break or a sunset cocktail.

    Room size:240 sqm

General

Conceived by architect Jean-Michel Gathy, Cheval Blanc Randheli is an invitation to experience French “Art de Recevoir”.
In a preserved environment, forty minutes north of Malé by seaplane, pristine waters and opulent vegetation offer Cheval Blanc Randheli an exceptional setting.
The Maison has been conceived in synergy with the island’s natural surroundings, lush vegetation and lagoon views. Contemporary yet indigenous, graceful and understated, it is the perfect balance of modern architecture and traditional inspirations.
The graphic architecture is complemented by stylish interior design furnished with materials from the Indian Ocean and natural textures – rattan, bamboo, mother-of-pearl, coral or shagreen – enhanced by a vivid palette of colours with splashes of pop yellow and green.

Hidden by lush vegetation, each villa encloses a private universe which offers an understated residential experience.

A lush jungle on one side, the endless ocean on the other, frame this elegant cathedral-style loft. Monumental doors allow to partition the space up into three distinct and private areas: a light-filled living room and a sumptuous bedroom with its dedicated walk-in dressing room that leads up to a generous in- and outdoor bathroom with its own salon de bain.Outside, a jungle of palm trees and exotic plants shade the infinity pool which leads onto the ocean ahead. An invitation to lounge on the white sand of the private beach or enjoy a family lunch in the garden’s dining pavilion.
Larger parties may book a two-bedroom villa which features its dedicated independent second bedroom across the pool. It offers a large bedroom with an adjoining walk-in closet, and a spacious bathroom with bathtub.

 

Activities

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A team of Alchemists designs a wide array of tailor-made activities and unforgettable experiences for every guest. Based on their intimate knowledge of the Maison and its environment, Alchemists compose unique experiences that will ensure each and every guest returns home with fond memories. Working hand-in-hand with the Cheval Blanc Spa, our dedicated team of Alchemists offers multiple unique experiences dedicated to well-being and getting in shape. Each programme is structured around a variety of spa treatments, sporting activities and tailor-made culinary experiences. A few miles away, excursions on neighboring islands kindle adventure stories excitement. After sailing to the desert shores of these tropical paradises, families will explore both fauna and flora during an afternoon of treasure hunt, before indulging in a delicious beach barbecue.


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The island of Randheli offers the perfect setting to discover or re-discover the unparalled beauty of the Maldivian sea. Home to turtles, manta rays and pinecone soldierfish, Noonu Atoll is an ideal playground for snorkelling and diving excursions during the day, at sunset or at night. The 5-star PADI-certified dive centre offers excursions adapted to all levels and wishes. A team of passionate divers escorts guests in the discovery of the most beautiful spots. To enhance a diving experience, savvy athletes can also become initiated with new ways of preparing their bodies to undersea adventures, through a yoga ritual inspired by legendary free divers and specially developed by Randheli's diving team.


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A fleet of traditional wooden dhonis and excursion boats invites guests to sail the waters of the atoll. Starting point of sea excursions, the marina houses a fleet of dhonis at disposal of guests to sail on the lagoon, as well as Cheval Blanc coloured speedboats and a yacht. The Azimut is the best fit for any yachting experience. While relaxing in the modern and bright living area or enjoying an exquisite meal at the outdoor dining, guests may enjoy the wonderful panorama of the Maldives. On the main island, the water sports centre also offers a wide range of equipment from water skiing to sliding onboard a catamaran, windsurfing and canoeing.


sports-fitness-3-813a-339SPORTS & FITNESS
A fitness centre opening onto the horizon, two tennis courts, a golf simulator and high-end fitness equipment allow sport connoisseurs to train in a spectacular setting. On neighbouring Maakurandhoo Island, two tennis courts built to Australian Open standards provide a pristine, sun-basked environment in which to play. In partnership with Jim Courier Tennis, Cheval Blanc Randheli offers personalised courses for every level taught by experienced professionals. On the main island, the fitness centre with its lagoon view is equipped with the latest Technogym machines. Bespoke programmes and customised coaching sessions can be organised upon request. A state-of-the-art golf simulator allows guests to play in the world’s most beautiful golf courses. A selection of clubs for men, women and children is at guests’ disposal.


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Specially conceived for children, Le Carrousel and Le Paddock open little ones and teenagers to new discoveries. For the youngest, Le Carrousel offers a range of cultural, playful and sports activities: children yoga, submarine pictures safari, treasure hunt and many other memorable experiences. Outdoors, a pergola protects children from the sun allowing them to play as much as they please. A large water slide sitting on top of a special pool tops this universe dedicated to the pleasure of little ones. For teenagers, Le Paddock offers an entirely dedicated space opening onto a garden: billiard, table football, table tennis, a multimedia station as well as many other experiences from a subaquatic hike to observational astronomy sessions.


concept-store-1-1CONCEPT STORE
Displaying local handcrafted items and exclusively designed creations, the Concept Store stands as a portrayal of Cheval Blanc Randheli’s identity. The Concept Store discloses a lively universe, full of surprises and discoveries. It presents limited editions specially imagined for Randheli in a refined and comfortable setting enhanced by a vivid palette of colours; white, taupe and oyster grey with the Maison’s splashes of pop yellow and green. Collections of local designers and international brands offer a wide range of silk kaftans, linen bermudas, coloured swimwear and branded sunglasses. Hand-made crafts hunt in Bali and decorative ceramics by Gaya invite guests to bring a souvenir of Randheli’s Art de Recevoir back home.

Parking

No parking available.

Check-in time

14:00

Check-out time

12:00

Children and extra beds

  • Children under 3.99 years old stay on complimentary basis (bed and breakfast basis).
  • For children under 11.99 years of age, an exta charge will be applicable per day including daily breakfast. For each additional guest of 12 years of age and over,  will be considered as an adult and an extra person charges will apply per day including daily breakfast.
  • The Maison will not accept reservations for children under 11 years old occupying a villa alone.
  • Guests with children under 8 years old are encouraged to book Island Villas.
  • A maximum of one extra bed per villa chargeable as per policy is allowed with the possibility of adding a baby cot or crib.

Cancellation / Prepayment

No Show

In the event of a no-show (i.e. if you neither use nor cancel your reservation), a fee equivalent to the value of the entire stay will be charged. All fees and penalties are inclusive of taxes.

Early Departure

In the event a guest checks out prior to the reserved check out date, the Maison will charge an early departure fee for the remaining room nights and tax to the guest’s account.

 

Facilities

  • Air Condition
  • Airport Transportation
  • Babysitting
  • Bar
  • Beachfront
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Family Rooms
  • Fitness
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry
  • Laundry Service
  • Microwave
  • Minibar
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Outdoor pool
  • Reduced Mobility Rooms
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Smoking Rooms Available
  • SPA
  • Suites
  • Telephone
  • Tennis Court
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Access
  • WiFi

Internet

Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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Maldives

Maldives

Welcome to the Maldives, where sands are white as the smiles of the locals, where fish swim happily in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, where the weather is a dream, and the deep rays of the sun waits to engulf you in their arms.

The Country

The Republic of Maldives is a group of atolls in the Indian Ocean about 417 mi (671 km) southwest of Sri Lanka. Its 1,190 coral islets stretch over an area of 35,200 sq mi (90,000 sq km). With global warming and the shrinking of the polar ice caps, the Maldives is directly threatened, as none of its islands rises more than six feet above sea level.

Maldives at a Glance

  • Official Name: The Republic of Maldives
  • Capital City: Male
  • Time: GMT + 5
  • Total Islands: 1,192
  • Inhabited Islands: 200
  • Resort Islands: 96
  • Population: Approximately 369 261
  • Currency: Rufiyaa

Getting Here

  •  Free 30 days Visa upon arrival for all visitors

What to Pack

  • The Maldives enjoy a sunny climate for the better part of a year. Hence, locals and visitors alike prefer to dress in lightweight clothes.

Things to Do
Find out the best things to do, places to go and activities to indulge yourself.

  • Water Sports
  • Scuba Diving
  • Indoor Sports
  • Outdoor Sports
  • Snorkeling

Sports & nature

  Music and Dance The Maldives boasts of a rich culture of music and dance. Some of the cultural music and dances can trace their roots to distant continents. Resort islands organize cultural performances to entertain their guests regularly during which you can observe islanders performing traditional music and dance items. One of the most famous Maldivian cultural displays which involve singing and dancing is called the "Bodu Beru". The Bodu Beru performers, numbering around 20 will be wearing traditional garb of sarongs and white sleeved shirts. Bodu Beru performance is guaranteed to make you sway along with the drumbeats. Other traditional music and dance items include; Dhandi Jehun, Langiri, Thaara and Gaa Odi Lava. Most of these items involve rhythmic music and dances using various cultural props. There are some cultural routines exclusively performed by Maldivian women. Bandiyaa jehun, Maafathi Neshun and Bolimalaafath Neshun. Some of these acts were designed to perform in the royal courts. Indian and Western music have also greatly influenced the musicians of the country. Frequently resorts host performances of local bands to enliven their guests.  

Nightlife info

  Life in Islands Traditionally the island communities were very close-knit. This togetherness is still prevailing in the small island societies. Accordingly men will be mainly engaged in fishery, carpentry and toddy tapping. Women were mainly engaged in household duties and raising families. Certain rituals and practices were followed in the islands on special occasions like weddings. Some of these rituals survive to this day. The advent of tourism in the 1970's accelerated the modernisation process of the country. Today an increasing number of women hold crucial positions within the public and private sector. As a result of economic growth, dramatic lifestyle changes were introduced. Music and Dance The Maldives boasts of a rich culture of music and dance. Some of the cultural music and dances can trace their roots to distant continents. Resort islands organize cultural performances to entertain their guests regularly during which you can observe islanders performing traditional music and dance items. One of the most famous Maldivian cultural displays which involve singing and dancing is called the "Bodu Beru". The Bodu Beru performers, numbering around 20 will be wearing traditional garb of sarongs and white sleeved shirts. Bodu Beru performance is guaranteed to make you sway along with the drumbeats. Other traditional music and dance items include; Dhandi Jehun, Langiri, Thaara and Gaa Odi Lava. Most of these items involve rhythmic music and dances using various cultural props. There are some cultural routines exclusively performed by Maldivian women. Bandiyaa jehun, Maafathi Neshun and Bolimalaafath Neshun. Some of these acts were designed to perform in the royal courts. Indian and Western music have also greatly influenced the musicians of the country. Frequently resorts host performances of local bands to enliven their guests.  

Culture and history info

The customs and social behavior of the Maldivians have been greatly influenced by the Indians, Sri Lankans, Arabs and North Africans who visited the Maldives while traversing through the trading routes of the central Indian Ocean. The Maldivian culture is rich and vibrant due to the infusion of various other cultural elements. Though Maldives was culturally influenced by other traditions, Maldivians have built and preserved an exclusive cultural identity. Accordingly the Maldivians converse using a language of their own; In 1153 AD Maldivians converted to Islam and the religion has transformed and introduced new fundamentals to the Maldivian culture. Folklore Maldivians inherited a treasure trunk of ancient mythology and folklore that was passed orally through generations. These myths cover fascinating stories on various aspects of island life. Since the islands are surrounded by sea, most folktales depict fearful sea demons and spirits that haunt the islanders. Life in Islands Traditionally the island communities were very close-knit. This togetherness is still prevailing in the small island societies. Accordingly men will be mainly engaged in fishery, carpentry and toddy tapping. Women were mainly engaged in household duties and raising families. Certain rituals and practices were followed in the islands on special occasions like weddings. Some of these rituals survive to this day. The advent of tourism in the 1970's accelerated the modernisation process of the country. Today an increasing number of women hold crucial positions within the public and private sector. As a result of economic growth, dramatic lifestyle changes were introduced. Music and Dance The Maldives boasts of a rich culture of music and dance. Some of the cultural music and dances can trace their roots to distant continents. Resort islands organize cultural performances to entertain their guests regularly during which you can observe islanders performing traditional music and dance items. One of the most famous Maldivian cultural displays which involve singing and dancing is called the "Bodu Beru". The Bodu Beru performers, numbering around 20 will be wearing traditional garb of sarongs and white sleeved shirts. Bodu Beru performance is guaranteed to make you sway along with the drumbeats. Other traditional music and dance items include; Dhandi Jehun, Langiri, Thaara and Gaa Odi Lava. Most of these items involve rhythmic music and dances using various cultural props. There are some cultural routines exclusively performed by Maldivian women. Bandiyaa jehun, Maafathi Neshun and Bolimalaafath Neshun. Some of these acts were designed to perform in the royal courts. Indian and Western music have also greatly influenced the musicians of the country. Frequently resorts host performances of local bands to enliven their guests. Craftsmanship Maldivians are known for being avid craftsmen. The intricate stone carvings found in the Friday Mosque in Male' is a living example of Maldivian craftsmanship. The mastery and inventiveness of Maldivians can be seen in lacquer works, mat weaving, coir rope making and calligraphy. Traditional dresses and ornaments profess the artistry and creativeness of Maldivian artisans. Such exceptional works can be acquired by visitors as souvenirs. A visit to the Maldives not only guarantees the best vacation of your lifetime, but it also gives you exposure to a great cultural experience.

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Dining

THE WHITEwhite-1-4
Relaxed and contemporary, the White serves breakfast and brasserie-style cuisine around the clock. Cultivating an elegant and relaxed ambiance, the menu unwinds a string of proposals all equally tantalising. All-time classics, such as the salade nicoise and grilled lobster are now accompanied by seasonally updated Maldivian and Indian Ocean dishes.


white-bar-1-1THE WHITE BAR
Facing the Maison’s main pool, the White Bar offers refreshing cocktails and a light food offer all day long. Entirely opened onto the pool, the White Bar offers a wide range of settings designed to enjoy a drink and savour light dishes between two dives. Outdoors, bench seats, day beds and loungers invite guests to bathe in the sun or to lie in the shade of protecting palm trees, while enjoying stunning views over the lagoon. At sunset, a festive atmosphere gathers guests around the Chef Barman’s delicious cocktails. Grand classics such as mojitos, caipirinhas or caipiroskas are reinterpreted in a tropical fashion.


1947-cover-817b-020LE 1947
Le 1947 signature restaurant was named after Château Cheval Blanc’s most prestigious and sought-after vintage. An experiential vermilion shaded hallway leads to Le 1947 fine-dining restaurant. Conceived as an exceptional 9-course culinary experience, it pays tribute to French cuisine, interpreted with delicacy and creativity in a Maldivian setting. In a refined decor opening onto a lush tropical garden, the Chef orchestrates a play of savours inspired by local and regional flavours.Reflecting illuminated palm trees, the garden is the ideal venue for guests looking to make a pause or prolong their fine tasting experience.


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Le 1947 evening bar unveils a muted ambiance at the entrance of Le 1947 restaurant. Le 1947 bar is an ideal venue to start or end a gastronomic experience in a hushed ambiance enhanced by the flowing notes of the grand piano. Sheltering a glass-enclosed wine cellar, le 1947 bar offers an exceptional list of wines, champagnes and spirits. Established Châteaux and new world discoveries can be enjoyed during private tastings. Counterpart of the winecellar room, a cosy cigar lounge is the perfect setting to enjoy a fine selection of cigars and cigarillos, displayed in oak wood cases to preserve their extraordinary flavours. To heighten the pleasure of senses, an outdoor terrace welcomes cigar amateurs beneath a starlit sky.


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La Table de Partage hosts very private dining parties conceived specially for families or friends. Specially designed to sit twelve to sixteen guests, this generously sized table celebrates the convivial art of dining together. Prepared with the Chef’s complicity and inspired by each party’s wishes, the menu combines traditional sharing dishes scented with local flavours. Wine and champagne are served in magnum-sized bottles, to enhance this convivial gourmet experience.


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The Diptyque is a live-cooking theatre with a dual personality, serving the finest Japanese and East-Asian cuisine. This is a restaurant of two halves, both with open kitchens that encourage close interactions between the Chefs and their diners. Every evening, the captivating culinary teams demonstrate their talent and passion right before the eyes of the guests, who sit upfront at the counter top. For a more private dining experience, guests can choose to sit at one of the feet-in-the sand tables and enjoy spectacular ocean views.


deelani-2-819a-032THE DEELANI
The overwater Deelani and its relaxed alfresco ambiance offer local seafood and Mediterranean specialties. Named after a Maldivian breeze, the Deelani is a lively Mediterranean restaurant. Throughout the day, home-made gelati, sorbets and granita can be enjoyed on the deck, before the restaurant’s atmosphere begins to buzz at cocktail hour. The evenings bring delicious tapas and fresh seafood cooked on a Mediterranean style grill. Menu highlights include Mediterranean Mezze, langoustine Prosecco risotto and crisp pizzas. Perched on the turquoise waters of the lagoon, this alfresco venue finds its inspiration in the Indian Ocean. The declination of blue decorative elements mirrors the nuances of aquatic colors and celebrates the Maldivian sea.


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The Carte Blanche in-villa menu fulfills the wishe of those who like to order what they please, when and where they prefer. Shaded by the latticework of the pergolas, the villas’ terraces are perfectly equipped for Chefs to create bespoke culinary experiences. Culinary journeys can be designed upon guests’ wishes; an improvised beach picnic, a diner aboard a local dhoni - the choice of private dining venues is endless. No matter when and where, any seaside or island setting can be turned into an ephemeral table.

Wellness

CHEVAL BLANC SPA
7-imperial-massageCheval Blanc Spa with exclusive signature treatments by Guerlain − Four single treatment villas and two double Orchidée villas − Hair Spa by Leonor Greyl, beauty studio and traditional barber shop − Yoga, Pilates, relaxation pavilions, hammam and swimming pool