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 is located.  From above, it has the appearance of a […]

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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 under swaying palm trees.  The island has plenty of romantic […]

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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), but guests can also order off the Alba menu as […]

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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 here, and there is both familiar Arabic music, as well […]

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The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort: Whale Bar.

And what’s a tropical getaway without a fabulous bar to sit and watch the sunset?  How about in the belly of an (architectural) whale shark?  While the majority of design in Maldives properties focuses on tropical beach/beach chic/sophisticated beach vibes, I liked this modern turn as a memorable location to enjoy a sundowner (or two) at […]

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The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort: Alba.

Alba is the open air all day dining destination at The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort.  Designed in a pleasantly modern Mediterranean style, the high ceilings, comfortable indoor and outdoor seating all add to a relaxed experience.  Having had a breakfast buffet in my time across various luxury hotels, nothing could prepare me for the […]

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The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort: A sophisticated island getaway.

The Maldives are a dream destination often spoken of, and for those of us lucky enough to live within an easy flight’s distance, an attainable holiday location.  But how to decide which resort is the right one?  With plenty of high-end options, how do you ensure your holiday dollars (or dirhams) will be spent correctly? […]

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