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Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

Rangali Island, Ari Atoll, Maldives

A sophisticated and luxurious Maldivian resort combining the best of beach and over-water accommodation, set on two private islands connected by a 400m bridge. The Conrad Maldives Rangali is suitable for couples and families alike.

At a Glance

  • Being set across two islands makes Conrad Rangali really spacious and ideal for those who want to stretch their legs

  • The Water Villas are perfect for couples looking for high levels of privacy as children are accommodated on the main island

  • This is one resort with three island experiences, meaning that there is greater diversity of facilities, all of which are accessible to all guests

  • The Ice Cream spa is really good fun for children as all of the products used smell of ice cream

  • The Conrad seaplane lounge at Malé airport is fabulous and even has a children's room and spa treatments to pass the time while guests are waiting for the transfer to the island

  • The Ithaa Undersea restaurant is a must; enjoy your meal watching hundreds of fish swim past you

Spa & health, Beach, Diving, Family

Insider's View

For anyone worried about the lack of space for exercise on these small islands, Conrad Rangali has a running route, spread over the two islands (and bridge connecting the two).

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Description

The Conrad Maldives is unique amongst our Maldivian resorts in that there are two islands to choose from. Rangalifinolhu is where the all-new beach villas are based, and also the newly opened spa retreat, with stunning over-water villas with private spa rooms attached. Across a 400m causeway is Rangali Island, where you will find the water villas of varying indulgence.

All rooms are equipped with full entertainment systems, including satellite TV and DVDs. The Beach Villas have large outdoor garden bathrooms and as well as being larger, the Deluxe Beach Villas also have private plunge pools. The water villas come in a variety of guises with enhanced bathrooms and bedroom facilities.

There are a total of eight restaurants, including Ithaa, the world’s first all glass underwater restaurant, and three bars. However, as always in the Maldives, you can arrange private dining in your villa or on the beach.

There is a large pool with children’s area and the obligatory water sports center and dive school. They also operate a kids club (4-12years). Two spas are available, one on each island.

Accommodation

A variety of contemporary land and water villas with stylish interiors and exquisite bathrooms, the villas are very modern and have all the expected amenities to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

Water Villa

Voted "The Maldives' Leading Water Villas" at the World Travel Awards, the 28 Water Villas (86m²) were completely rebuilt in 2011, boasting ocean view baths and private sun terraces with steps into the lagoon and a private plunge pool with water jets. The highlight of the architecture is the glass desk which is set over glass panels, giving the impression that it is floating over the water below. The decor features elegant natural tones of wood and soft whites with gentle shades of lavender and green. Understated, recessed lighting adds to the contemporary feel.

Beach Villa

Set on the beachfront the 150m² villa feature a glass-walled bedroom which opens onto a terrace and small private garden, leading to the beach. To the rear, a fountain courtyard is part of the open-air garden-bathroom with a thatched-roof bathing pavilion, featuring an outsized bathtub and romantic mood lighting. Twin Beach Villas have two separate single mattresses on the sleep platform.

Junior Beach Suite

The two Junior Beach Suites (up to 368sqm) comprise a Deluxe Beach Villa with the addition of a large living room with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the suite's pool and garden. They offer a spacious light-filled glass-enclosed living room adjoining the large bedroom which in turn opens onto an open-air garden bathroom. The Junior Beach Suites feature a private plunge pool set in its own garden area just steps from the beach. The west-facing Junior Beach Suite offers views of spectacular Maldivian sunsets while the suite on the east side of the island is an easy paddle to the coral reef. Sleeps up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

Deluxe Beach Villa

An abundance of space (up to 300m²/3229 sq. ft) is the hallmark of the Deluxe Beach Villas. Enjoy absolute comfort in spacious bedrooms with floor-to-ceiling windows on all four sides that can be fully opened to bring the natural beauty of the Maldives into the room. A large private garden and plunge pool, just steps from the beach and elegantly screened by exotic tropical foliage, complete the experience. The open-air garden-bathroom is a pleasure of senses, from the scent of frangipani flowers to the relaxing sounds of the fountain. The enormous bathing pavilion calls out for candles, flower petals and sumptuous oils which can be ordered from the in-villa bath menu.

Beach Suite

The Beach Suites are the luxurious combination of two Deluxe Beach Villas. The Beach Suite includes two private plunge pools set in landscaped gardens to give the luxurious options of chilling out in the pool just steps from the comfort of the villa. Each suite has a glorious sun-filled living room with floor-to-ceiling windows and two outdoor garden-bathrooms with a courtyard, fountain, bathing pavilion, open-air shower. Guests staying in a Beach Suite enjoy the services of a personal Island Host.

Deluxe Water Villa

The Deluxe Water Villas face the sunset and offer a taste of luxury with a large outdoor color-changing whirlpool and freshwater shower on the private deck, a romantic ‘floating’ bed and spacious living area creating the perfect retreat.

Retreat Water Villa

The luxurious Retreat Water Villas (150m²/1614.6ft²) are set on stilts in a private part of the resort’s lagoon and offer an over-water home-from-home designed for pure relaxation of mind, body and soul. Clustered around the Spa Retreat – one of three spas at the resort – each villa is the perfect escape from the outside world and has its own separate spa treatment room with two massage beds, mini gym and medicine ball. Their spacious design blends contemporary Maldivian style in a natural harmony of wooden interiors, thatched roofs and a breezy indoor outdoor feel. The ocean is always in view allowing guests to feel at one with nature. The spacious bathroom includes large dressing area with day bed, and bathtub with ocean views. On the private sundeck is a large whirlpool and steps leading directly into the lagoon.

Premier Water Villa

Set on stilts over the water, both Premier Water Villas (152m2) were built in 2011 for design lovers. They feature high-tech gadgets such as a 50-inch plasma screen TV, designer furniture and outdoor sundeck with a large infinity pool. Inside, the mood is contemporary chic with whitewashed walls and sloping ceilings showcasing a selection of artworks by Maldivian artist Eagan Badeeu. In the center of the room is a king-size ‘floating’ bed while in the bathroom an incredible sunken bathtub surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows.

Superior Water Villa

The Superior Water Villas (76m2) offer guests all the pleasures of a Water Villa in yet more luxurious surroundings with a bed that faces directly towards the ocean and a whirlpool on the sun deck. All Superior Water Villas face the sunset making a sundowner cocktail or two in the evenings an absolute must.

Premier Water Suite

Comprising of two Premier Water Villas, the Premier Water Suite (304sqm) is an outstanding two-bedroom hideaway, on stilts, set above the lagoon with two over-water swimming pools set on a spacious wooden deck that faces west to showcase the dramatic Maldivian sunsets. Special features include two large bathrooms, each with a sunken Jacuzzi, as well as butler service and an inviting open-plan living area with floor-to-ceiling windows. Bedecked with the latest designer touches such as 50-inch plasma screen TV, beds that appear to 'float' above the floor and stunning raised chill out beds over the water on the extensive sun deck, this contemporary haven offers exclusivity and luxury. Guests staying in the Premier Water Suite enjoy the services of a private Island Host. Sleeps up to 6 guests.

Sunset Water Villa

Fully refurbished in 2012, the ultimate in island luxury is in the stunning Sunset Water Villas (452m2), set on stilts in their own private area of the lagoon. Home to royalty, celebrities and the world’s top sport stars, glass-floors in the living room provide spectacular views of the marine life below, whilst a round bed rotates 270 degrees to follow the breathtaking sunsets. The large marble bathroom with walk-in wardrobe and ocean-view circular bathtub, plus a luxurious outdoor whirlpool and a private, over-water, chromotherapy infinity swimming pool, are just a selection of the extravagant touches which make the Sunset Water Villas the ultimate luxury experience. The second king-sized bedroom has a flat-screen TV which descends from the bedroom ceiling, adjacent bathroom with open air shower. This villa also comes with kitchenette and butler service 24 hours a day, flat screens and satellite TV throughout, DVD and CD players and Bose sound system.

Family Water Villa

The Family Water Villas, (150m²/1614.6ft²) are set on stilts in the resort’s lagoon, near the Spa Retreat. Their spacious design blends contemporary Maldivian style in a natural harmony of wooden interiors, thatched roofs and a breezy indoor outdoor feel. The ocean is always in view allowing guests to feel at one with nature. The spacious bathroom includes large dressing area with day bed, and bathtub with ocean views. On the private sundeck is a large whirlpool and steps leading directly into the lagoon.

Childcare

Majaa at the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island resort ensures that children between the ages of 3-12 years are kept busy from 8:30am until 6:00pm, and from 7:00pm to 10:00pm with an outstanding themed daily program specifically tailored to different age groups. A wide range of indoor and outdoor activities are hosted by the highly-trained youth team members. Babysitting can be arranged whenever for all ages.

Facilities

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island has many excellent facilities to offer including a fully equipped gym, a spa, infinity pool, eight restaurants, three bars, a library, yoga, PADI dive center, water sports center, and a Kid’s Club.

Conrad Maldives is a true foodies delight with a choice of eleven restaurants and bars, each venue has its own unique dining and drinks menu. In addition, the resort offers special events such as private beach barbecues, full moon dinners, themed beach barbecues as well as in-villa dining to make your stay just that bit more special. The guest chef and guest wine-maker program adds more flavors to the comprehensive menu of delicious dishes.

Activities

Activities available at the fully equipped Watersports Center include catamaran sailing, windsurfing and canoeing, wakeboarding, knee boarding and water cycling. The Dive Center, managed by Sub-Aqua, offers PADI courses in what is one of the most beautiful underwater classrooms in the world. Daily trips run to a multitude of dive sites, a favorite is Manta Point, only 10 minutes away. There are many snorkeling trips and fishing excursions to choose from too.

Location & Directions

Rangali Island, Ari Atoll, Maldives

Ari Atoll, to the west of Male International Airport. A breathtaking 30-minute seaplane flight over the islands brings guests from Male International Airport to the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island.

When to go

The Maldives has a tropical climate distinguished by two seasons, or monsoons: the dry northeast monsoon from December to March, and the wet southwestern monsoon from May to November, with more strong winds and rain. April is a transitional period noted for clear water and heat. The temperature remains remarkably consistent at around 30°C.

February to April is the hottest period and resorts are almost all operating at capacity during this period. Mid-December to early January comes at even more of a premium due to Christmas and New Year and prices are even higher. Easter and the Italian vacation week in August also attract peak prices at most resorts.

Storms are more likely from May to November, though it’s still warm, skies can be cloudy and the humidity is higher. This is the low season, with fewer people and lower prices, with the exception of August.

Diving is good year-round, although a basic rule is that life on the reef is more varied and visibility better on the western side of any atoll from May to November and from the eastern side of any atoll December to April.

The surfing season runs from March to October, which is when resorts are cheapest.

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