Adaaran Prestige Water Villas, an Aitken Spence (Maldives) resort, won the Maldives Leading Water Villas award at the inaugural World Travel Awards Asia and Indian Ocean Ceremony held in China. This most sought after awards programme spotlights the ‘best of the best’ in the global travel and tourism industry.
1 – (L-R): Patrick De Krester, Villa Chief, Adaaran Prestige Water Villas; Craig Barber, GM, Adaaran Prestige Water Villas; N Deva, Aditya / Director, Aitken Spence; J M S Brito, Deputy Chairman / MD, Aitken Spence; D H S Jayawardena, Chairman, Aitken Spence; Chethiya Perera, CEO, Adaaran Resorts; M U Lantra, GM, Marketing, Adaaran Resorts; Kenneth Livera, Addl GM, Adaaran Prestige Water Villas; and Jean-Michel Fragney, Interior Designer, Adaaran Prestige Water Villas
2 – D H S Jayawardena, Chairman, Aitken Spence, and Chethiya Perera, CEO, Adaaran Resorts, with the World Travel Awards Asia trophy won by Adaaran Prestige as Maldives Leading Water Villas
Chethiya Perera, CEO/MD, Adaaran Resorts, Maldives, and Director, Aitken Spence Hotels Holdings, Sri Lanka, said, “Most of the international hotel brands are present in the Maldives and everyone competes to provide the best level of luxury. At Adaaran, we differ ourselves by providing our valued guests unique concepts offering luxury and the highest standards, in fulfilling their personal preferences. At Adaaran Prestige, guests tailor-make their own holiday and we deliver it.”
Situated on Meedhupparu Island in Raa Atoll, the 20 luxury water villas are the epit-ome of unparalleled comfort and pampering to the most discerning traveller, complete with a 5-star International Institute of Modern Butlers (IIMB) London-awarded personal butler service, providing ‘the next level in luxury.’
Each suite has been made with meticulous attention to detail by a French interior de-signer to satisfy guest’s every requirement in offering total comfort and luxury. The spacious villas are equipped with private jacuzzis on their open sun decks, large screen LCD TV, home theatre system, a collection of DVDs to select from, an es-presso machine amongst many other amenities.
The Water Villas are complemented with an exclusive over water restaurant and bar, though guests have total flexibility in meal times, dining locations; an infinity swimming pool located within a beautifully landscaped garden; a Balinese spa, ayurveda treatment centre, authentic Chinese reflexology, diving, snorkelling, water sports and different types of excursions to choose from, plus gym, sauna, tennis, discotheques and daily entertainment.
The Adaaran resorts own eight properties which include the Adaaran ‘Prestige’ Water Villas, Adaaran ‘Prestige’ Ocean Villas, and its latest addition, The Adaaran ‘Prestige’ Vadoo, due to commence operations in February 2009.