Joali, Maldives

Joali Maldives is the first in a new brand of luxurious immersive art retreats with the “Joy of Living” intrinsic to its offering.

Joali seeks to create unique and unforgettable experiences for the most discerning and well-travelled guest, curating the finest in architecture, art and design while always delivering exceptional locations, outstanding hospitality and personalised service. JOALI with 73 private beach and water villas and residences are the epitome of sustainable glamour, whilst four restaurants; Bellinis which is a true slice of Italy in the Maldives serving Nonna-approved dishes as well as a wide range of Grappa’s, peach Bellini’s and homemade Limoncellos. Vandhoo which is a specially designed dining experience encompassing flavours from across South-East Asia, China, the Mediterranean and the Levant, Guests can enjoy experiential dining, delicious breakfasts and an impressive cellar of hand-picked wines and vintages. Mura bar with cabanas and infinity pods overlooking the sandy white beach, is the place to head for exquisite sunset cocktails and light bites and Saoke which is a Japanese restaurant replete with Kotatsu seating, elegant lounge, and Nikkei cuisine. All Four provide inventive cuisine from several corners of the globe and a liquid nitrogen ice cream corner surprises even the most discerning of foodies.

JOALI’s imaginative offerings, including exquisite architecture and interiors by Autoban and Tokyo-based Studio Glitt and works of immersive art by celebrated young designers including Misha Khan - many using recycled materials – as well as dedicated Art Studio and Gallery, wellbeing programme in collaboration with ESPA and Unique and inspiring Maldivian experiences at the Muramas Kid’s Club with local storytellers regaling children with tales of castaway islands and creating adventures from identifying species of tropical fish and animals on the island. Dedicated Joali’s resident Marine Biologist and Sustainability Manager, provide a showcase for a new form of unconventional luxury that celebrates craftsmanship and artistry.

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How to get there:

Award winning Qatar Airways offer daily flights from London to Male, with great specials available all year round, please click on the logo for details and bookings. You’ll be met on arrival by a friendly Joali representative. A seaplane from Male, will fly you on a 40 minute shared scenic flight directly to the resort, or if you prefer to take a domestic flight, you’ll be collected at Ifuru airport and taken for a short 15 minute speedboat ride. Alternatively you may charter a seaplane, please speak to reservations.