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PHOTOS: Hard Rock makes its Maldives debut next month

PHOTOS: Hard Rock makes its Maldives debut next month
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Marking the brand's first foray into the destination, Hard Rock Hotel Maldives is set to open Sept. 1, 2019.

READ MORE: Hard Rock's first-ever U.K. property opens in London

Only a 15-minute boat ride from the airport, the family-friendly resort is set in the Emboodhoo Lagoon, and provides direct access to The Marina @CROSSROADS—an entertainment island with dining, shopping, and more.

Hard Rock Hotel Maldives caters to families, and includes services and amenities like a special kids’ menu available in all restaurant outlets, special pricing for kids (children six years of age and under eat free; kids between six and 11 get 50 per cent off menu prices), Sittertrain-certified babysitters, and kids and teens clubs.

There are two restaurants, The Elephant & Butterfly, which serves up Pan-Latin creations; and Sessions, which features cuisines enjoyed worldwide. There is also the Pool Bar and the classic Hard Rock Cafe.

Rooms & suites

Hard Rock Hotel Maldives has 178 guest rooms, suites, villas, and overwater villas.

Guests can choose from the Silver Sky Studio, the Silver Beach Studio, or the Silver Family Suite, which has two bedrooms. 

Those looking for a more luxurious escape can choose from the following villas:

Gold Beach Villa: a private terrace with direct beach access, sun loungers and ocean views. The villa also includes an indoor chill-out zone, a 55" screen TV, and an ensuite bathroom with a waterfall shower and signature amenities.

Platinum Overwater Villa: a private terrace, sun loungers, and direct lagoon access.

Platinum Overwater Pool Villa: an infinity pool, a private terrace, sun loungers, and direct lagoon access.

Rock Royalty Overwater Pool Villa (two bedrooms): located over the water; includes an outdoor living area, an infinity pool, sun loungers, and direct lagoon access.

Rock Villa: located over the water; includes private boat docking access, infinity pool, a tuk tuk bar, a large outdoor living deck with sun loungers, and direct lagoon access.

Regardless of room category, all of the suites and villas at Hard Rock Maldives provide the following:

  • Sound bar with Bluetooth connectivity
  • Signature pillow menu (upon request)
  • Fully-stocked, premium mini-bar
  • Complimentary tea and coffee
  • Complimentary, high-speed Wi-Fi and universal plugs
  • Complimentary bottles of drinking water
  • Signature Hard Rock amenities (upon request)
  • Signature Sound of Your Stay program 
  • Rock Om in room yoga program
  • 24-hour in-room dining

For more information on the new Hard Rock Hotel Maldives, click here!

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