Maldives

Soneva Fushi: Down to Earth by Ravi.

Soneva Fushi: Down to Earth by Ravi.

There are certain images which immediately make you think of the Maldives, are there not?  No matter which Pinterest boards you’ve looked at, one of those expectations has to be the romantic dining on the beach scenario.  Soneva Fushi is no stranger to this game, and […]

Soneva Fushi: Fresh in the Garden.

Soneva Fushi: Fresh in the Garden.

Very few properties in the Maldives can boast as large and functional a garden like the one on Soneva Fushi, which is used daily to provide fresh produce to guests and staff.  Even better?  Settled above all the beds of edible greens and vegetables is […]

Soneva Fushi: Out of the Blue, Overwater Dining.

Soneva Fushi: Out of the Blue, Overwater Dining.

A highlight of our trip to the island paradise of Soneva Fushi were the meals we shared at the stunning Out of the Blue.  This overwater building is an absolute showpiece at the property, and only opened this year.  With soaring ceilings, an open floor plan, and […]

Soneva Fushi: Barefoot in paradise.

Soneva Fushi: Barefoot in paradise.

One of the best things about living in the UAE is our easy access to tropical destinations on the Indian Ocean — Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Zanzibar, Mauritius, and of course, the Maldives.  In this island nation, there are numerous resorts and hotels to choose from.  […]

St. Regis Vommuli Maldives: Video.

St. Regis Vommuli Maldives: Video.

Concluding my trip report to the absolutely incredible St. Regis Maldives resort, I compiled a video that (hopefully) captures the stunning nature of this property!  Enjoy.   In case you missed the rest of the series: The St. Regis Maldives, Orientale, Cargo, Iridium Spa, Crust, Alba, […]

St. Regis Maldives Vommuli: Iridium Spa.

St. Regis Maldives Vommuli: Iridium Spa.

Wondering exactly what we had in store for our planned visit to the Iridium Spa (the onsite spa for the St. Regis Maldives), Zoe and I jumped on a golf cart and headed through the lush forest to the opposite side of the island where the spa […]

The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort: Orientale.

The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort: Orientale.

Of the six dining destinations located at the St. Regis Maldives Vommuli resort, Orientale takes an Asian style approach in their offer, with plenty of variety, including: Korean, Sichuan, Cantonese, as well as an Indian and Pakistani grill.  Even better?  Putting these flavors directly on the beach […]

The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort: Crust.

The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort: Crust.

Crust is a cozy wooden structure on the beach of the St. Regis Maldives Vommuli resort, and where my friend and I had lunch both days of our trip.  The menu is simple and straightforward — pizza and bruschetta (with dips and plenty of vegetarian options), […]

The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort: Cargo.

The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort: Cargo.

There’s something about familiar dining when you’re far away from home, is there not?  Therefore, I was delighted to see Middle Eastern fare at Cargo, the St. Regis Vommuli Maldives resort’s Middle Eastern restaurant.  Set under a canopy of trees, details have not gone unnoticed […]



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