07 Feb Hotel Review | The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort
The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort
The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort is a luxurious 5-star resort located on the island of Miriandhoo in the Baa Atoll, Maldives. The resort is set amidst a stunning natural landscape of pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters, and lush greenery.
Accommodation options at the Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort include overwater and beach villas, all featuring contemporary design and modern amenities. The overwater villas offer breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean and include private pools, while the beach villas provide direct access to the beach and come with their private gardens. The resort also boasts impressive facilities and activities, including multiple dining options, a spa, a fitness centre, and various water sports and excursions. Guests can indulge in treatments at the Heavenly Spa by Westin™, enjoy fresh seafood and international cuisine at the island’s restaurants, or participate in snorkelling, scuba diving, and island hopping.
The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort is also committed to sustainability and conservation efforts, with initiatives such as a coral propagation program and a commitment to using eco-friendly materials and practices throughout the resort.
How To Get There
By Seaplane: The most convenient way to reach the resort is by seaplane, which can be booked through the resort or your travel agent. The seaplane ride takes approximately 35 minutes from Male International Airport.
By Domestic Flight: You can take a domestic flight from Male International Airport to Dharavandhoo Domestic Airport, about 20 minutes away from the resort. The domestic flight takes about 25 minutes, and the speedboat transfer takes approximately 20 minutes.
By Speedboat: If you are already in the Maldives, you can take a speedboat transfer to the resort from nearby islands. The speedboat transfer can take 30 minutes to 2 hours, depending on the distance.
You should check with the resort or your travel agent for more information on transportation options and make necessary arrangements in advance.
Since the resort is approximately 118 km from the Velana International Airport in Male, the capital city of the Maldives, you must take a scenic seaplane transfer to reach the resort, which takes approximately 35 minutes.
The seaplane transfer is operated by the Maldivian seaplane company, Trans Maldivian Airways (TMA). TMA operates a fleet of modern seaplanes equipped with the latest safety and navigational equipment, and the pilots are highly trained and experienced.
Upon arrival at Velana International Airport, guests will be greeted by a resort representative who will assist with the transfer process and then escorted to the TMA seaplane terminal to board the seaplane for the scenic flight to the resort. During the flight, you will enjoy stunning views of the Maldives’ turquoise waters and coral reefs from the air, which are magnificent. Once you have arrived, you will be greeted by the resort’s team and escorted to the reception area for check-in.
Overall, the seaplane transfer to The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort is a memorable and exciting experience that sets the tone for a relaxing and luxurious stay.
The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort offers overwater bungalows that provide a luxurious and unforgettable experience. The resort has 26 overwater villas, each with a private pool and direct access to the ocean, designed with a contemporary and minimalist style, offering a sense of space and tranquillity. Each villa has modern amenities such as a flat-screen TV, high-speed internet, air conditioning, and a minibar.
The villas feature a large bedroom with a king-size bed and a seating area that opens onto a private terrace with sun loungers and outdoor dining furniture. The terrace is also equipped with steps leading directly into the ocean. Indulge in spacious bathrooms with a standalone bathtub, an outdoor shower, and a double vanity. The bathroom offers stunning ocean views, allowing guests to enjoy the beauty of the Maldives while soaking in a relaxing bath. The overwater bungalows offer privacy and seclusion, making them the perfect choice for couples or honeymooners. You can also enjoy a range of in-villa dining options, including a romantic candlelit dinner on the terrace, or dine at one of the resort’s restaurants or a floating breakfast in your pool.
Overall, the overwater bungalows at The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort provide a luxurious and unforgettable experience that allows guests to fully immerse themselves in the beauty and tranquillity of the Maldives.
The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort offers a variety of beach villas that provide a luxurious and comfortable stay for guests.
The Island Villa, on the beachfront with direct access to the beach, features a spacious bedroom with a king-size bed, a bathroom with a bathtub and a separate rain shower, and a private outdoor deck with a plunge pool and daybed. Similarly, the Pool Villa offers all the same amenities as the Island Villas but includes a larger private infinity pool. For larger families, the Family Villas are designed to accommodate families and feature two bedrooms, each with an en-suite bathroom. They also offer a large living area and a private outdoor deck with a pool and daybed. Deluxe Island Villas are larger than the Island Villas and feature an outdoor bathtub, an oversized plunge pool, and a private garden area with a hammock.
All the beach villas at the Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort are designed with a modern and elegant aesthetic and equipped with high-end amenities such as air conditioning, flat-screen TVs, and Wi-Fi.
The resort’s all-day dining restaurant serves various international dishes, offering indoor and outdoor seating with stunning views of the ocean. Enjoy breakfasts of fresh and healthy creations featuring natural ingredients. A great way to start the day!
A street-food-inspired restaurant that serves a range of Asian dishes, including noodles, soups, and stir-fries. The restaurant has an open kitchen concept and a lively atmosphere. You can also watch the chefs create Asian street cuisine in their live kitchen.
The Pearl is the resort’s fine-dining restaurant serving a range of gourmet dishes focusing on fresh seafood. The restaurant is set over the water, with stunning views of the ocean and a romantic atmosphere. We enjoyed freshly caught Japanese seafood at this signature restaurant overlooking the Indian Ocean.
The Sunset Bar is the perfect place to enjoy a cocktail while watching the sunset. The bar serves a range of signature cocktails, wines, beers, light bites, and snacks. The perfect spot to enjoy cocktails and light bites while admiring the beautiful sunset over the Indian Ocean.
In-Villa Floating Breakfast
The ultimate luxurious dining experience where your breakfast is served to you while you relax in your own swimming pool. Enjoy a variety of breakfast dishes, from traditional Maldivian breakfast to international favorites like pancakes, waffles, and omelets, all while enjoying the breathtaking views of the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean.
The resort offers a range of facilities to ensure guests have a comfortable and enjoyable stay.
Accommodation: The resort offers 70 villas and suites, including overwater villas, beach villas, and suites. Each villa features a private pool, outdoor shower, and stunning ocean views.
Spa: The Heavenly Spa by Westin™ is a tranquil sanctuary offering a range of treatments and therapies, including massages, facials, and body wraps. The spa also features a steam room, sauna, and relaxation area.
Fitness Center: The resort’s fitness centre has a range of cardio and strength training equipment. Personal training sessions are also available upon request.
Water Sports: You can enjoy a range of water sports, including snorkelling, diving, kayaking, and stand-up paddleboarding. The resort also offers sunset cruises and dolphin-watching excursions.
Kids Club: The Westin Family Kids Club offers a range of activities and programs for children aged 4 to 12 years old. Activities include arts and crafts, outdoor games, and educational activities.
Events and Meetings: The resort offers a range of event spaces, including a ballroom and outdoor venues, for weddings, meetings, and other special events.
Other Facilities: Other facilities at the resort include a gift shop, library, and infinity pool.
Overall, The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort offers a range of facilities to ensure guests have a comfortable and enjoyable stay.
Special Occasions Package
Whether it’s a romantic getaway, a honeymoon, or a special celebration, the resort has everything needed to create an unforgettable experience.
Romantic Getaways: The resort’s overwater villas offer a perfect setting for a romantic getaway. Indulge in your private pool, outdoor shower, and stunning ocean views. The resort also provides a range of romantic experiences, including private beach dinners and sunset cruises.
Honeymoons: The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort is a popular destination for honeymooners, offering a range of romantic experiences, including candlelit dinners on the beach, couples’ massages at the spa, and private sunset cruises.
Weddings: The resort offers a range of venues for weddings, including a beachfront location and a ballroom. The resort’s wedding specialists can help plan every detail, from the flowers to the menu, to ensure a perfect day.
Celebrations: The resort is the perfect place to celebrate your special occasions, such as birthdays, anniversaries, and graduations, offering a range of venues for private events, including a beachfront location and a ballroom. The resort’s event specialists can help plan every detail, from the decorations to the menu, to ensure a memorable celebration.
Renewal of Vows: The resort offers a special Renewal of Vows package, which includes a private ceremony on the beach, a romantic dinner for two, and a couples’ massage at the spa.
Here are some pictures of my destination birthday dinner on a secluded beach!
There are not enough words to express how we felt from the moment we landed in the Maldives to arriving at a beautiful villa to call our home for the next few days. The wow factor left us speechless, and there was nothing we could fault. The staff are incredibly polite and friendly and made us feel so welcomed.
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