The introduction into the world of the Cheval Blanc Randheli begins with the moment you set foot into the luxurious seaplane, flying you over azure lagoons and white sandy beaches as you soar amongst clouds and breathtaking panoramas. Celebrate the Maldivian sea and its decorative elements and nuances of aquatic colors as the Indian Ocean greets you on the one side and the rich green jungle on the other. As you arrive in your light-filled room looking out onto the endless white sands and sparkling ocean, waters that drift seamlessly into the horizon lure you in for a refreshing dip in a sea filled with graceful underwater worlds.

Location

How far is the atoll from the airport? Where is the resort located?

The unspoiled and preserved nature of the Noonu Atoll awaits as an exotic island blend of tall palm trees, white sandbanks and vibrant tropical flowers warmly welcome you. Let the Cheval Blanc Randheli experience unfold around you as the elegant wooden jetty stretches across the pristine turquoise waters and fringing reef, housing a dazzling sample of fish, stingrays and laid back sea turtles.

Key Facts

  • located in the northwest of the Maldives archipelago on the Noonu Atoll
  • 40 minutes north of Malé by seaplane
  • the island is protected from the ocean by a large coral reef

What is special?

  • relax and freshen up in the private lounge while you wait for the signature taupe Cheval Blanc Seaplane to take you on a panoramic voyage
  • get whisked away to surrounding sheltered islands filled with tropical flowers and spotless beaches all within minutes from the Randheli by boat
  • dive into the sparkling azure Indian Ocean and discover a large coral reef filled with vibrant schools of fish

What do the guests say?

  • the location of the hotel is described as unbeatable and breathtaking
  • guests especially enjoy arriving with the seaplane and getting the chance to marvel at the mesmerizing views from above
  • sun worshippers love being so near to the beach and having private access

Accommodation

What kind of villas can I choose from? Will there be open-air showers?

The hotel is enhanced by a vivid palette of coral, a lush vegetation of palm trees and the endless lagoon views and stylish interior furnished with tropical textures such as bamboo, mother-of-pearl and rattan. As you step out onto your private villa’s luxurious deck, your very own infinity pool leads into the ocean and a natural lounge of soft white sand beaches invite you to enjoy the sweet Maldivian life.

Key Facts

  • choose from three different categories of 45 discrete villas
  • 14 Garden Water Villas built on overwater stilts and a lush private tropical garden space, while 15 Water Villas are balanced over the crystalline ocean and 15 Island Villas are hidden in dense green gardens
  • each villa features a 12.5 m private infinity pool, private beach and dedicated gardens

What is special?

  • luxuriate in large living rooms, spacious bedrooms and light-filled bathrooms with indoor and outdoor showers that connect you to the outdoor serenity and stunning scenery around you
  • each villa is made up of 7-meter-high specially handcrafted doors, allowing a sense of openness and light to flood in your space
  • treat yourself to the resort’s private island accommodation sprawled across pristine beaches and exotic gardens and fully equipped with its own spa and 25-metre pool

What do the guests say?

  • having an outdoor shower, surrounded by nature to relish in, is an addition guests love  
  • it is highly recommended to book a villa on Cheval Blanc’s Private Island for ultimate seclusion
  • vacationers are in paradise having their own private beaches and gardens to explore

Pools & Spa

What kind of treatments can I choose from? What is the view from the spa like?

An ideal getaway dedicated to well-being, relaxation and creating the perfect full day sensory pampering as stunning views over the Indian Ocean lagoon stretch out in front of you and nourish your soul. Simply let go and enjoy the time passing in the utmost serenity of treatment rooms sheltered by palm trees, as trained therapists release the tension and day-to-day stress your body no longer holds.

Key Facts

  • fully equipped on-site fitness center opening onto the horizon, equipped with Technogym machines and offering programmes and coaching sessions
  • a wide range of treatments and massages await, especially curated for the Maldives Cheval Blanc Randheli
  • separate male and female hammams, Yoga, Pilates and relaxation pavilions, as well as six thatched treatment villas overlooking the lagoon

What is special?

  • intimate knowledge of the environment, passed on by a team of Alchemists, creates unforgettable experiences and fond memories filled with adventures dedicated to well-being and getting in shape
  • discover new ways of preparing your body for undersea adventures as freedivers pass on yoga rituals specially developed by Randheli’s diving team
  • to prepare and protect your skin for long days under the Maldivian sun, the Spa team has crafted a treatment that intensely nourishes, hydrates and replenishes the skin

What do the guests say?

  • guests enjoy the beautiful ride to the dedicated spa island
  • many guests claim that whichever massage or treatment you pick, you will not make a mistake
  • looking out onto the beautiful horizon from the treatment rooms makes vacationers feel completely at ease

Culinary

How many restaurants can I choose from? What will the views from there be like?

As a string of equally tantalizing dishes make their way through large decks opening out onto the mesmerizing Indian Ocean and lush gardens, raise your glass to some of the most prestigious sunsets in the world. Breezy ambience, festive atmosphere and wonderfully scented tropical flowers encompass you in true tropical fashion as a convivial Maldivian gourmet experience awaits you.

Key Facts

  • five luxurious on-site restaurants: The Table De Partage, Le 1947, The Diptyque, The Deelani and The White
  • French, Asian, Mediterranean and local cuisine awaits you
  • head over to The White for a relaxed, contemporary breakfast and brasserie experience

What is special?

  • luxuriate in a private dining setting at La Table, specially created for you to generously host up to fourteen guests as you celebrate and create memories over local flavours and a glass of champagne
  • opening onto a lush tropical garden, Le 1947 Chef orchestrates an exceptional 9-course culinary experience inspired by local dishes  
  • savor home-made gelato by day and delicious tapas as well as fresh seafood by night as the Deelani’s atmosphere buzzes with excitement

What do the guests say?

  • some describe the 1947 Restaurant to be a paragon of visual and culinary beauty
  • food, desserts and wines in all locations are not to be missed and are a wonderful sensory experience for guests
  • the atmosphere at sunset is one for the books and perfect for romantic couples to enjoy

Activities

What kind of activities can I embark on? Will I have access to a boat?

Excursions to neighboring islands, exclusive yachting experiences and the wonderful panoramas of the unparalleled Maldivian beauty surrounding you, create days that seamlessly melt into each other. Forget time all together as rays of sun brush your skin whilst you sail to desert shores of nearby tropical paradises and reconnect your mind, body and soul to the sound of softly swaying palm trees.

Key Facts

  • on-site 5-star PADI-certified dive center offering adventures adapted to all levels
  • two tennis courts built to Australian standards with personalized courses on offer
  • a wide range of equipment from water skiing, catamarans, windsurfing and canoeing on offer

What is special?

  • set out on exciting excursions to the neighboring islands a few miles away: sail deserted shores, embark on an afternoon treasure hunt and finish the day with an indulging beach barbecue
  • find Nemo and head out on diving excursions by day or night as turtles, manta rays and clown fish play around in the underwater world of the Noonu Atoll
  • escape to hidden lagoons and head out for wonderful sea excursions on the marina house fleet, colored speed boats and the new 30-meter yacht

What do the guests say?

  • water sports enthusiasts love the water activities like diving and water skiing on offer
  • guests enjoy the thrill of being able to create their very own adventure tours with dedicated boats and yachts at their disposal
  • vacationers are happy lounging lazily on their private beaches and going snorkeling