“We are very excited to add this jewel to our Sheraton resort collection” said Brian Segrave, General Manager of Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa. “From the pristine reefs, to the wide range of activities available, Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa offers a once in a lifetime holiday experience for couples and families alike, certainly a great place to connect with themselves and with nature.”
The official opening of Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa heralds the aggressive growth of the Sheraton brand’s portfolio of world-class resorts in desirable destinations across the globe. Sheraton currently offers more than 16 resorts in Asia Pacific in locations such as Fiji, Japan, China, Indonesia, Guam and Australia. Additionally, there are Sheraton resorts under development in markets like Taiwan, India and Spain.
Sheraton experience at Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa
Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa welcomes guest with a total of 156 rooms. Each one features the well known Sheraton Sweet Sleeper™ beds, Sheraton bathroom amenities ~ Shine by BlisslabsTM and thoughtful touches like ceiling fans, a private patio or balcony, tea & coffee making facilities, cable TV, high speed internet access, safe and mini bar.
The resort also offers 5 unique room configurations to accommodate every kind of traveler; be it a couple seeking a touch of romance, a family with children, a group of friends or adventure enthusiasts looking for tropical inspiration.
For a romantic escape, the Water Villa provides total seclusion. Set on stilts over the turquoise lagoon with direct sea access, this villa includes a private terrace ideal for lying back to enjoy stunning ocean views. The spaciously appointed Beachfront Cottage is the ideal accommodation category for a family traveling with children. Each ground floor cottage is surrounded by tropical greenery and orientated towards the sea. The bathroom facility features a delightful alfresco garden shower and a private terrace adds to the relaxed ambiance where children can play. For a more affordable room category, the resort offers the Beachfront Deluxe room with ocean views and close proximity to the beach.
For diving enthusiasts, the resort is a haven with easy access to over 40 world-class dive sites around the Maldives. The resort has partnered with Euro Divers, a reputable company providing the entire spectrum of scuba diving services. Introductory diving lessons are available for beginners and certification can be obtained after only a couple of classes.
The world famous Banana Reef is just 5 minutes away and will dazzle divers with its amazing underwater ecosystem. The ship wreck of the Maldives Victory as well as Manta Point are both just a 20 minute boat ride away. Other favorite spots include Emboodhoo Express also known as Shark Point, HP Reefs, Okobe Thila, Nassimo Thila. In Maldivian waters, be prepared to encounter Spotted Eagle Rays, Sting Rays, Hawks Bill & Green Turtles, Napoleon Fish, Lion Fish, Moray Eels and many other fascinating species of marine life.
The resort offers a wide variety of indoor and outdoor recreational activities including a fitness centre, freshwater swimming pool, children’s splash pool, floodlit tennis courts, a range of water sports and daily excursions for guest to enjoy. The celebrated Sunset Dolphin Cruise is an opportunity to experience friendly dolphins.
For personal rejuvenation, a picturesque footbridge leads to the resort Spa, a sanctuary for wellness located on its own private island. Guests are invited to sample nurturing treatments to enliven the body, mind and spirit amidst the serenity of this idyllic tropical setting.
Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa offers 7 distinct restaurants and bars with a wide selection of culinary choices to satisfy every taste preference.
Reservations at Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa can be made via www.sheraton.com/maldivesfullmoon.
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