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Bird’s eye view of the beautiful Spa overwater treatment villas.

IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) announces the launch of InterContinental® Maldives Maamunagau Resort (InterContinental Maldives), on the 1st September 2019 with reservations now open to welcome the allure of international travel to the Maldives. InterContinental Hotels & Resorts is the world-renowned pioneer of luxury travel, best loved for creating bespoke luxury experiences and once-in-a-lifetime moments. 

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The property’s 81 luxuriously appointed Beach, Lagoon and Overwater Villas and Residences offer a new level of InterContinental experience, with contemporary Maldivian design, unobstructed views of breath-taking ocean panoramas and each equipped with their own private terrace and pool. As the first and only All-Club InterContinental experience, guests will immerse in thoughtfully elevated personalised service and exclusive benefits throughout the island, including complimentary gourmet experiences to surprise and delight throughout the day. 

The resort also features six tantalising gastronomic concepts includingThe Retreat, an adults-only enclave with a private bar and its own infinity pool at the water’s edge; a signature AVI Spa with six overwater treatment villas; and a Planet Trekkers Kids Club for young explorers; all surrounded by the awe-inspiring natural beauty of the atolls. InterContinental Maldives is located on Maamunagau island, at the southern tip of Raa Atoll. A 35-minute scenic seaplane transfer from Male International Airport, InterContinental Maldives enjoys an enviable location enclaved within Maldives’ largest natural lagoon, with emerald blue waters all around, unfettered sunset views and pristine white sands. 

The island is located near Maldives’ only UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve and home to Hanifaru Bay, one of the very few places in the world where visitors can snorkel amongst feeding congregations of whale sharks and large groups of enigmatic and graceful reef manta rays. As part of InterContinental Maldives’ conservation initiatives, the resort has partnered with Manta Trust in support of the Maldivian Manta Ray Project, to nurture a safe habitat for the manta rays within the resort’s lagoon as well as providing guests with an invaluable information and opportunity to swim alongside these graceful creatures and snorkel in underwater coral gardens. 

The resort is now accepting bookings for stays with opening privileges from 1 September 2019 until 31 January 2020 via intercontinental.com/maldives. Guests will enjoy: 1) daily complimentary breakfast and dinner at Cafè Umi for any length of stay; 2) complimentary seaplane transfers for stays of five nights or longer. 

Beach pool villas at InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort start from USD $1,250 per night.