You can be forgiven for thinking that any resort in the Maldives does not have to try too hard to create that luxury getaway experience. While the glorious scenery and location provide the perfect backdrop, truly creating a bespoke and luxury experience is not achieved overnight.
Surrounded by the turquoise, lapping seas of the Indian Ocean the Lily Beach Resort & Spa, Maldives has been awarded The Best Luxury All-Inclusive Resort title in this year’s Luxury Lifestyle Awards. One glance around this gorgeous location and you can fully appreciate the extraordinary attention to detail that guests can enjoy.
The luxury experience starts as soon as visitors arrive at the Lily Beach Resort & Spa with staff providing a warm Maldivian welcome before guests are shown to their beautifully designed villa which will form their luxurious base during their stay.
Each villa caters for the variety of travellers that visit. From couples to families, accommodation is thoughtfully designed and flexible enough to cope with a multitude of configurations. Furnished to a reassuringly superior standard with the latest in technology combined with stylish furniture and sumptuous accessories, they indeed provide a home from home spot that befits its exotic location. Each property connects visitors to the stunning backdrops of the white sands and crystal lapping seas of the Indian Ocean. The addition of a further three accommodation offers to provide an impressive choice of eight villa and suite options with options for beach, lagoon and overwater sites.
Exploring the culinary offering at Lily Beach Resort & Spa is like sampling the best cuisine from all corners of the globe. Creatively themed restaurants provide the perfect dining experience, from the buffet styled Lily Maa, the delicate spices of Tamarind, gastronomy theatrics of Teppanyaki, or beautifully curated fine dining at Les Turquoise D’Aqua. Each dining site celebrates fresh, local produce while providing dishes skilfully created with a real sense of their origin by the chefs of the resort.
For those looking for an added element of luxury during their stay, the Lily Beach Resort & Spa have created an upgraded all-inclusive option called the Platinum Plan. Guests can choose three complementary excursions during their stay including coral garden snorkelling, where guests will experience the full, colourful variety of the Indian Oceans inhabitants while gaining a proper understanding of the importance of the coral reefs to the local environment. For amateur and advanced anglers, a trip out to test their skills at sea fishing is a must with their knowledgeable guides providing expert help while using their local knowledge to locate the perfect fishing sites. For those looking to enjoy the romantic sunsets, the Sunset Cruise provides the perfect backdrop and location to rekindle and celebrate under a star-studded sky. Platinum Plan guests will be treated to a meet and assist service when they arrive at Male’ International Airport along with luxury lounge access for their seaplane transfer and throughout their stay access to premium French champagne and a selection of premium wines.
Proving that the Lily Beach Resort & Spa is more than just a luxury beach holiday, a full range of experiences has been created to help guests really explore the benefits this location provides. Water-based activities are incredibly popular with diving, snorkelling, canoeing, pedal boats, windsurfing, paddle boarding, to name just a few. For those looking for adrenaline water-based experience then trying out your balance on the Jet Blade Experience is a must or speeding over the waves on a Jet Ski.
For fitness focused guests, an on-site sports complex provides a variety of facilities to test out their prowess. Tennis players of all abilities can take to the court with confidence with an RTC (Recreation Tennis Coaching) professional on hand to help new and seasoned players. Additional classes such as Yoga and Zumba provide an opportunity for all guests to spend some time on well-being and rejuvenation.
The beautiful design, wonderful staff and abundant program of leisure and dining experiences at Lily Beach Resort & Spa, will appeal to a full spectrum of travellers while a connection with the island spirit and Maldivian authenticity is incorporated and celebrated throughout the resort.