Whether it is a family vacation or a group Retreat, One&Only Reethi Rah is perfect for you.
Surrounded by the crystal blue wonders of the Indian Ocean, this superb all-villa Maldives resort offers an unrivalled level of style, choice and personalised exploration. Sleek and spectacular, with unprecedented privacy, One&Only Reethi Rah inspires extraordinary journeys for the soul.
Set on one of the largest Maldivian islands in North Male' Atoll, adorned with endless white sand coves and turquoise bays, all villas enjoy beautiful ocean views and direct access to the lagoon. One&Only Reethi Rah offers the ultimate holiday experience to those seeking the pinnacle of tropical Maldives luxury. Nowhere else in the Maldives is there a resort with this much space and exclusivity.The diversity of venues, activities and restaurants means every day is filled with inspiration. The moment you land at Male International airport the event begins with guests ushered onto a luxury yacht for a high speed trip to the destination, where 900 staff are ready to deliver the most incredible event.
Indulge in Maldives Luxury Resort
Supreme and private luxury amid nature’s tropical magic of the Maldives. Generous exterior spaces range from beach verandas to private swimming pools and large over-water decks. Villa interiors have high ceilings with a perfect balance of proportion and space, and bathroom suites with large stone soaking baths, designed for two. All feature wide-screen plasma TV, DVD/CD player with surround-sound system, iPod docking stations, and broadband internet access. And Always, the services of a dedicated Concierge and a thoughtful Villa Valet.
With an eye towards perfection, the resort features its own organic Chef’s Garden, and specialty items such as Kobe beef and toro from Japan are shipped on a regular basis. At One&Only Reethi Rah, island chic is the keynote for evenings, and the innovative and fresh cuisine is prepared with passion and flair.
Learn the fine art of harmonizing tastes and textures in the utter luxury of the new One & Only Reethi Rah culinary school. Under the expert tutelage of master chefs, guests will learn the delicate nuances of food presentation and world cuisine. Classes will be available in a range of culinary styles from around the world such as Maldivian, Chinese, Italian, Indian, Arabian, Japanese ‘Washoku’, Thai cuisine or French desserts and pastries.
FOR WINE LOVERS
More than 500 labels from some of the finest wine producers throughout the world are on offer at One&Only Reethi Rah. Stored in two temperature-controlled walk-in wine cellars are more than 4,000 bottles from the famed regions of California, the Châteaux’s of Bordeaux, from Super Tuscans from Italy the lush wineries of Australasia and the wine lands of South Africa.
The Wine Cellar doubles as a Private Dining Room and is ideal for special events and private get-togethers.
Wine Matching Dinner
Join our Chief Sommelier for an evening of fine food and wine with special pairings and blind tastings. Hosted inside the Wine Cellar at Reethi Restaurant, savor wines from our collection of more than 20,000 bottles ranging from a boutique South African vintage to rare labels from some of the world’s most prestigious vineyards. Reservations required 24 hours prior.
Tutored Wine Tasting
Explore different ‘terroirs’ (vineyard sites) and a tasting selection of wines to discover how soil, climate and human touch can influence the flavors and textures of these wines.
Reservations required 24 hours prior. Complimentary on Sundays – 7:00pm
Wine Master Classes
Prepared and conducted by our Chief Sommelier and his team.
Reservations required 24 hours prior.
Try out something different! Our Sake sommelier will take you on a journey across Japan and the etiquette and history behind the best Sake. Perfectly designed to accompany a sumptuous meal at Tapasake, upon request.
Our General Manager, Mark Mehir and his wife invite you on a very personal culinary journey. An Exceptional and selected gourmet experience matched with our finest wines. The Menu varies with the seasons and occasions!
UNWIND RESTORE ELEVATE
One&Only, together with ESPA, has created an Award Winning, luxurious island spa retreat - A tranquil Maldives spa on idyllic sandy shores.
Luxurious treatment villas, each with spectacular ocean views provide the perfect tranquil space for your individualised, holistic journey. Swirling vitality pools, crystal steam rooms, saunas and the healing waters of the new watsu pool await.
One&Only Spa’s destination concept offers unique visiting practitioners brought from around the world to offer spa guests distinctive supplementary wellbeing treatments.
New to Reethi Rah, experience the Clean & Lean fitness programmes developed by personal trainer and health guru to the stars James Duigan. Following recent training by James, One&Only Reethi Rah's own personal training team are now qualified in the art and benefits of Clean & Lean living.
Spa Photo Gallery
Excitement is just beyond the doorstep of each villa with beach volleyball, tennis, rock climbing, golf, football and Pétanque. Bicycling and jogging are great ways to explore the island’s 44 hectares.
With its spectacular shape and six kilometers of stunning coastline blessed with 12 beautiful beaches, One&Only Reethi Rah, Maldives is a water-lover’s paradise. Many guests visit simply to explore the amazing tropical wonders of the Indian Ocean, embarking on a dolphin-watching expedition, gliding over crystalline waters on a catamaran, or soaring into the sky on a parasailing adventure.
Water sports on offer include banana tube rides, canoeing, kayaking, water-skiing and windsurfing.
Enjoy Excursions such as island hopping and cocktail cruises or set out on a big game deep-sea fishing Maldives excursion.
Directly off the beach, a short distance into the ocean is the house reef, where guests can explore the Maldives marine life on their own or with a guide. The house reef can easily be reached by canoe or pedal boat for guests to then jump in and discover the many colorful beauties that populate the Maldives coral reefs. Some of the species commonly found around the house reef are manta rays, black spotted sting rays, butterfly fish, sweet lips, fusiliers, groupers, giant moray eels and many other tropical creatures of various sizes.
Water-skiing, speed boat hire, parasailing and wakeboarding are just some of the exciting power sports available at the Water Sports Centre, with expert tuition to help guests get started.
From fishing charters to luxury yacht cruises, the Maldives is a water-lover’s paradise. The dhoni is the traditional sailing vessel of the Maldives, and the resort offers a variety of authentic excursions ideal for couples, groups of friends, and families.
Sunset sandbank experience
Experience the thrill of visiting a private deserted island, surrounded by the crystal clear waters and coral reefs of the Indian Ocean. Snorkel in the unbelievably warm sea, and discover an abundance of marine life: a multitude of colourful fish, manta rays, barracudas and even turtles. Drinks and snacks will be served on the sandbank, perfect for sunbathing and admiring a spectacular sunset.
Traditional Dhoni sunset sailing
Enjoy an evening cruise on our traditional sailing Dhoni, an ideal activity for families, couples and groups of friends. The crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean are teeming with playful dolphins. A highlight of the trip is the glorious sunset seen from the comfort of a private Dhoni. Refreshments served onboard.
Local island experience
During a visit to a neighboring local island you will be able to gain insights into the local culture and Maldivian way of life. A member of the friendly recreation staff will be on hand to personally show guests around. Wandering about the island, guests may catch a glimpse of locals building their traditional boats and children at play, with the opportunity to visit the shops for local arts and crafts. There will be plenty of time afterwards for snorkeling, swimming or simply soaking up the sun. At the end of the day, watch the sunset on the horizon of the great Indian Ocean.
Join our Marine Biologist for a short educational presentation to learn more about these ancient reptiles. Then after a short cruise, you will experience swimming with these fascinating creatures in their natural habitat at Turtle Reef.
Secrets of Thila
Sail on our traditional Dhoni and explore the secrets of some of the Maldives’ many Thilas. These underwater reefs or Thilas, as they are called in Dhivehi, the local language, are home to a multitude of beautiful colorful fish. Enjoy a delicious picnic lunch served on board.
Ever wanted to swim with sharks? Now is your chance. Join our Marine Biologist for a short educational presentation to learn more about these awesome predators after which the adventure continues by boat. Your journey takes you to Shark Reef for an unforgettable experience to the underwater world. Search the waves for these magnificent creatures and prepare yourself to be dazzled.
The Maldives ranks among the top five places on earth for watching whales and dolphins. Over 20 different species call the Maldives home. Why not join our Resident Marine Biologist for a short presentation to learn more about these charismatic and intelligent marine mammals. The fun continues as we cruise into the sunset in search of spinner dolphins playing in their natural habitat. It’s an experience you won’t forget.
For Art Lovers
One&Only Reethi Rah’s resident artist will be holding object-based classes on ceramics, stained glass, Venetian mask decoration, miniature sculpture, cold porcelain floristics, jewelry, quilling and scrap-book making. These decorative art classes will focus on the stylish, historical and theoretical contexts of the various art forms including design, ranging from the Renaissance to the present, as well as authentic Maldivian culture. Pottery classes are also available and focused on wheel-thrown pottery.
Seaplane Castaway Experience
Charter your own seaplane to your own deserted island and experience the thrill of flying high above the stunning islands of the Maldives. While snorkeling in pristine waters or sunbathing on your private beach, a delicious barbecue will be prepared for you and your guests. We will take you out on a speed boat to try your hand at Maldivian hand line fishing and if you’re lucky, you will enjoy the freshest grilled fish for lunch.
Sunset Sandbank Experience
Experience the thrill of a tiny deserted island, surrounded by the stunning clear waters and coral reefs of the Indian Ocean. As you snorkel in the unbelievably warm sea, you will come across an abundance of marine life, a multitude of colorful fish, Manta Rays, Barracudas and even turtles. Drinks and snacks are served on the sandbank, where you are able to sunbathe and admire a spectacular sunset with your friends or loved ones.
Private Sandbank Experience
Charter your own private boat to a sandbank in the middle of the ocean, where you can snorkel in unbelievably turquoise waters and see an incredible variety of multi-colored fish, including sea creatures, Manta Rays, turtles and even dolphins. As you soak up the sun on the glorious white sand of your tiny island, you will be waited on hand and foot by our gracious staff, who will be serving refreshing drinks and delicious snacks throughout this memorable afternoon. For your own privacy, you can request your guide to leave you alone on the sandbank – who will then collect you at a time that is most convenient.
Maldives by Air
Hop on a seaplane for a 15-minute flight over the beautiful islands of the North Male’ Atoll. Maldivian Air Taxi’s with experienced international pilots will take you on an unforgettable journey.
Big Game Fishing
Join our expert angler for the ultimate big game fishing adventure onboard a luxury yacht and cruise the open seas in search of Barracudas, Sail Fish, Tuna, Wahoo and Giant Trevally. However big or small your catch, this will be a day to remember.
Occupying their own stretch of sandy shore, these villas afford direct views of the ocean and access to a private beach. Decor is sleek with clean lines, a perfect foil for the tropical wood and thatch exteriors. Large verandas with picturesque outdoor seating areas and sun bed, external showers for after sun refreshment, and comfortable, spacious interiors provide for an indulgent getaway.
Beach Villa Photo Gallery
Connected to the island by over-water walkways, these villas on stilts perch right over the turquoise lagoon and offer a mesmerizing ocean outlook. There are only four Water Villas per cluster and each is facing a different direction to ensure an exclusive view and maximum privacy for our guests.
Water Villa Photo Gallery
Grand Sunset Residence
One&Only Reethi Rah’s largest villa, with over 2000m² of private beach front luxury the Grand Sunset Residence is nestled in the island’s natural greenery and has the largest private stretch of beach. A private road leads to this unique Residence which is closed off by an electronic gate for even more tranquility. Guests can easily find their way around the Island's 44 hectares with the two exclusive four-seater golf carts provided.
With three bedrooms, sleeping up to seven guests, the new Grand Sunset Residence is exceptionally spacious, offering a private 50m² swimming pool and unique outdoor living and dining area in which they can enjoy meals prepared by their own private chef.
World class spacious interiors
The Grand Sunset Residence has two separate villas, comfortably accommodating six people plus one nanny with astounding interior space.
A Two-Bedroom Villa has separate dining and sitting area, spacious bathrooms in each bedroom with luxurious soaking tubs designed for two. The master bedroom with its oversized king bed also features a personal bar equipped with a personal SMEG Wine Cellar bar, espresso and tea making machines, and a built-in steam and couple size Rain Shower room with outdoor access to the lagoon. The second bedroom has its own amenities and bathroom facilities, set as a Twin with two queen-size beds.
The second Beach Villa is just a few steps away and just as welcoming. It is a full-size villa with oversized bathtub, indoor and outdoor showers, and a 26m² veranda offering a versatile exterior living space.
State-of-the-art Luxury Amenities
Play it your way- All rooms are equipped with Bang & Olufsen BeoCom5 telephones, Apple iPads and 55-inch LCD televisions with Bose surround sound systems which run an all-new interactive system that provides a host of useful resort information, complimentary movie on demand, high speed upgraded Internet connection and many other functionalities.
Residential outdoor living
Feeling of home away from home- Shady verandas, ideal for al fresco dining, provide a generous outdoor seating area, a private 50m² pool and canopied day bed, complete with a sunken fire pit and shisha lounge. The Grand Sunset Residence also features a centrally located covered Pergola – allowing guests to enjoy treatments, yoga or just lounge in the comfort of their own villa – and a fully equipped outdoor kitchen with a barbecue grill facing the ocean. Families can dine on the beach throughout the day with their own personal breakfast Chef at hand to prepare everyone's favourites.
The Grand Sunset Residence comes with two complimentary luxury golf buggies making getting around the island enjoyable and easy.
• SMEG wine cellar fridge
• 2000m² of private beach front luxury
• Personal iPhone for local island communication
• Private road & entrance gated access
• Dedicated Concierge and Villa Valet
• Private Chef on call, 24 hours a day
• Welcome cocktail and bottle of champagne
• Unpacking / packing luggage service
• Garment pressing service upon arrival, one per person
• Fresh fruit daily
• Bottled mineral water
• Fully equipped kitchen with outdoor dining area
• Selection of teas and Espresso
• Espresso machines and kettle
• Customized private bar
• Welcome cocktail and bottle of champagne
• Daily Breakfast in villa by private chef
• One&Only beach tote
• Laundry for children ages 2 and under
• Teen amenity and daily program
• Welcome amenity for children
• Two Luxury private 4 seated buggies
• Personal bikes for touring the island
Grand Sunset Villa Photo Gallery
No prior visa is required to enter the Republic of Maldives. A 30-day visitor permit will be granted upon arrival with the presentation of the following:
Possession of a valid passport for at least six months
Possession of a valid return air ticket to destination where the passenger has permission to enter, together with necessary visas for the onward journey to the next destination.
The import of firearms, liquor, drugs, pornographic materials and idols of worship are prohibited.
Languages spoken are Dhivehi and English, and the resort has multi-lingual staff as well.
The Maldives has an equatorial climate, with two main seasons. December to May is light and fairly dry. June to November occasionally brings brief rain showers followed by sunshine. The temperature ranges from mid-20s to mid-30s centigrade (77 to 95 degrees Fahrenheit) and is highest in April and May.
Local currency is the Maldivian rufiyaa. Although all billings are made in US dollars, most other foreign currencies can be exchanged at the resort. Please note, however, that the Maldavian rufiyaa cannot be exchanged for any other currency.
Your advisors at Kir & Caviar Luxury Vacations will work closely with you to customize every aspect of your trip to ensure that you have the most fun and memorable retreat. We can also arrange for the right “resources” to enhance the learning and sharing at the retreat.