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Noonu Atoll, North Province, Maldives

It stands to reason that the Cheval Blanc Randheli, the latest resort from luxury conglomerate LVMH (owners of Louis Vuitton, Céline, Dior, etc.), would set the bar high.

The white sands and turquoise waters of the Noonu Atoll, in the northwest Maldives, are the backdrop for 45 one- and two-bedroom villas here.

Designed by Jean-Michel Gathy, the 45 villas, some over water, others lining the beach, brim with bespoke, artistic details under thatched, cathedral-like, roofs.

In the unspoilt Noonu Atoll, some 40 minutes by seaplane from Malé airport and within easy speed boat reach of some excellent snorkelling and diving spots frequented by spinner dolphins.

When Jean-Michel Gathy designed the hotel, he raised the benchmark the world over for sumptuous, yet tasteful, villas; vast in scale, yet detail driven, where guests are immersed in sensory hedonism.

A dedicated majordomo (butler) looks after you and plans your day, from unpacking your suitcase and ironing crumpled clothes to booking restaurants or diving expeditions to fine-tuning a bath filled with frangipani flowers.

A complimentary laundry is part of the service.

Bicycles come with each villa.

Facilities include yoga and meditation with Master Puneet, to exercise classes in the gym to tennis courts and a boot camp workout on another island.

There is also a golf simulator and water sports from paddleboards to seabobs.

The Dive center runs snorkeling and diving expeditions and dolphin cruises.

The only Guerlain Spa in the Maldives sits across the water on its own island, treatment rooms between the palm trees.

There’s also a Kid’s club with indoor and outdoor activities and a Concept store overflowing with designer brands.

LOCATION
Noonu Atoll, North Province, Maldives
ACCOMMODATION
15 Island Villas (one and two bedroom villas from 240 to 300 sqm) with tropical garden and private beach, perfectly suited for families with young children
15 Water Villas on stilts (240 sqm one-bedroom villas)
14 Garden Water Villas (one and two-bedroom villas from 240 to 350 sqm) on stilts with a backyard garden
The Owner’s Villa (four-bedroom villa of more than 1000 sqm)
ALL SUITES FEATURE
Subtle combination of Maldivian inspirations and contemporary sensitivity
Loft-style villas with impressive volumes and an architectural sequence of 7- meter-high doors, all with sea or lagoon views
Private 12.5 meter-infinity pool for every villa
Beautifully appointed lounge and dedicated indoor and outdoor dining areas
Multiple outdoor relaxation areas with pool terrace, day bed, and shower
Private white sand beach, lush tropical garden, and generous overwater decks depending on each villa’s location and category
ACTIVITIES
Genuine marina with a fleet of traditional dhoni and expedition boats
Water sports and PADI-certified diving center with daily preparation of snorkeling and diving equipment
Private excursions and two tennis courts on neighboring Maakurandhoo island, a short boat-ride away
Private lounge and customized Cheval Blanc seaplane
WELLNESS
Cheval Blanc Spa with exclusive signature treatments by Guerlain
4 single treatment villas and 2 double Orchidée villas
Hair Spa by Leonor Greyl, beauty studio and barber shop
Yoga, Pilates, relaxation pavilions, hammam and swimming pool
DINING
5 restaurants including Le 1947 fine dining signature, La Table de
Partage private dining room, the White contemporary brasserie, the Diptyque offering the best of Japanese and Iberian cuisines and the Deelani fish restaurant
3 bars offering varied and entertaining indoor and outdoor settings
All day in-room dining with fresh food cooked live by chefs on request and experiential dining
Outstanding wine and cigar cellars with an unparalleled selection of wines, champagnes and spirits
STAFF
Experience Alchemists ensuring guests enjoy a choice of tailormade activities and unforgettable experiences
CHILDREN
Le Carrousel Kids Clubs and Le Paddock Teens Club

One of the most exclusive addresses in the Maldives, Cheval Blanc Randheli encompasses five pristine islands in a stunning lagoon.
If you are looking for the ultimate in exclusivity, minimalist luxury design, fine dining and the best spa treatments, look no further.
In a preserved environment, forty minutes north of Malé by seaplane, pristine waters and opulent vegetation offer Cheval Blanc Randheli an exceptional setting.
The graphic architecture is complemented by stylish interior design furnished with materials from the Indian Ocean and natural textures – rattan, bamboo, mother-of-pearl, coral or shagreen – enhanced by a vivid palette of colours with splashes of pop yellow and green.
North of Malé, Noonu Atoll includes a handful of unspoiled green islands protected from the ocean by a large coral reef.
The islands blend elongated palm trees, tropical flowers, white sand banks, pristine turquoise water and fringing reef.
seaplane
The Twin Otter de Havilland seaplane has been exclusively designed for the resort. Aboard the plane, leather interiors and high technology equipment welcome passengers for a 40-minute panoramic voyage that will undoubtedly make a mark.
The flight is made comfortable and restful with a cooling kit for each guest, which includes Cheval Blanc Randheli towels, amenities and bottles of ‘Island Chic’ scented water.
On arrival, guests step onto the wooden jetty sporting their new traditional espadrilles, courtesy of the Maison, and are warmly welcomed by the Maison’s Ambassadeurs, who shuttle them to the privacy of their villa.
diving
The island of Randheli offers the perfect setting to discover or re-discover the unparalled beauty of the Maldivian sea.
Home to turtles, manta rays and pinecone soldierfish, Noonu Atoll is an ideal playground for snorkelling and diving excursions during the day, at sunset or at night.
Awarded with the Green Star Award, the 5-star PADI-certified dive centre offers excursions adapted to all levels and wishes.
A team of passionate divers escorts guests in the discovery of the most beautiful spots.
To enhance a diving experience, savvy athletes can also become initiated with new ways of preparing their bodies to undersea adventures, through a yoga ritual inspired by legendary free divers and specially developed by Randheli’s diving team.
Yachting
Starting point of sea excursions, the marina houses a fleet of dhonis at disposal of guests to sail on the lagoon, as well as Cheval Blanc coloured speedboats and Azimut.
Water Sports
On the main island, the water sports centre also offers a wide range of equipment from water skiing to sliding onboard a catamaran, windsurfing and canoeing.
EXCURSIONS
A few miles away, excursions on neighboring islands kindle adventure stories excitement. Sail to a private sandbank to experience a day of absolute seclusion, enjoying the ride with a certified captain, or practicing your own hand at sailing under the guidance of an instructor.
After sailing to the desert shores of these tropical paradises, families will explore both fauna and flora during an afternoon of treasure hunt, before indulging in a delicious beach barbecue.
Whether a quick refreshment or a made-to-measure meal, allow your Ambassadeur to serve a beachfront, exotic menu designed by the Maison’s chefs and tailored to your tastes.
After a frolic through the crystal waters with a snorkelling tour or an entire afternoon of lounging in peace, depart your private island for a soft, sunset cruise back to Randheli.
Fitness
On neighbouring Maakurandhoo Island, two tennis courts built to Australian Open standards provide a pristine, sun-basked environment in which to play.
Cheval Blanc Randheli offers personalised courses for every level taught by experienced professionals.
On the main island, the fitness centre with its lagoon view is equipped with the latest Technogym machines. Bespoke programmes and customised coaching sessions can be organised upon request.
Kids
For the youngest, Le Carrousel offers a range of cultural, playful and sports activities: children yoga, submarine pictures safari, treasure hunt and many other memorable experiences.
Outdoors, a pergola protects children from the sun allowing them to play as much as they please.
A large water slide sitting on top of a special pool tops this universe dedicated to the pleasure of little ones.
For teenagers, Le Paddock offers an entirely dedicated space opening onto a garden: billiard, table football, table tennis, a multimedia station as well as many other experiences from a subaquatic hike to observational astronomy sessions.
Spa
Alongside treatments, Cheval Blanc Randheli offers a unique collection of unequalled well-being and body enhancing experiences consisting of spa rituals, sporting activities and personally tailored culinary journeys.
The Spa Island offers an ideal getaway for those seeking to indulge in a full day of pampering.
Alongside treatments, guests can enjoy a traditional hammam bath or a yoga session in the dedicated pavilions as a prelude or interlude to their treatments. A Leonor Greyl hair spa and a make-up studio complete this sensory getaway.
The Spa Bar offers a selection of healthy snacks for a relaxing break next to the infinity pool.
Dining
Called Culinary Art at Cheval Blanc Randheli, dining is taken very seriously using high quality ingredients served in artfully plated dishes in some of the most elegant and creative restaurants in the Maldives.
There are five restaurants at Cheval Blanc Randheli, as well as three bars and a wine and cigar cellar with an extensive selection of wines, champagnes and spirits.
The restaurants include signature fine-dining Le 1947, La Table de Partage private dining room, the White contemporary restaurant, the Diptyque offering the best of Japanese and East Asian cuisines and the al-fresco Mediterranean Deelani.
Additionally, guests have the opportunity for in-villa dining or private destination dining around the islands.
4 bedroom OWNER'S VILLA
On its own private island, the Owner’s Villa is the ultimate holiday experience for families and friends.
The Owner’s Villa sprawls across its 1-ha dedicated island, and is accessible from a private berth and jetty.
This four-bedroom villa is the epitome of exclusive privacy with unique facilities including its own spa, oversized 25-metre long outdoor pool, pristine beaches and exotic gardens.
Fine crafts, bespoke furniture and individual artworks enhance the tasteful interiors of this exceptional villa.
In the main house, three light filled successive reception rooms invite to either a musical interlude around the grand piano, blissful relaxation in the multiple sofas and lounges, or a cocktail at the bar.
Water Villa・1 Bedroom (240 sqm) - 2 Bedrooms (355 sqm)
Perched right over the lagoon whilst opening onto a lush private garden in the back, the Water Villa bestows a high sense of privacy.
Inside, a living room, a bedroom with a walk-in closet and a large bathroom succeed each other in perfect harmony, with breathtaking views on the infinite turquoise horizon.
Certain villas offer a second bedroom to greet other family members or friends. On the lagoon side, an infinity pool, a pergola with a dining table, armchairs and loungers welcome guests at any time of the day.
With a direct access to the soothing waters, the terraces are an invitation to take a dip with exotic fish and colourful coral reefs.
On the garden side, comfortable and generous ottomans footstools and a hammock blend in with the luxurious vegetation. Perfectly suited for an afternoon of reading or to simply let go and enjoy the time passing in utmost privacy.
Island Villa・1 Bedroom (240 sqm) - 2 Bedrooms (300 sqm)
Hidden by lush vegetation, each villa encloses a private universe which offers an understated residential experience.
Monumental doors allow to partition the space up into three distinct and private areas: a light-filled living room and a sumptuous bedroom with its dedicated walk-in dressing room that leads up to a generous in- and outdoor bathroom with its own salon de bain.
An invitation to lounge on the white sand of the private beach or enjoy a family lunch in the garden’s dining pavilion.
Water Villa・1 Bedroom (240 sqm)
Perched on traditional stilts, the Water Villa offers an unforgettable seaside living experience. The ideal setting for couples to enjoy the Maldivian sweet life.
A wooden pontoon leads to the entrance of the villa. Inside, a living room, a bedroom with walk-in closet and a bathroom follow on, all with stunning views over the lagoon or the Indian Ocean.
A multitude of terraces overhanging the lagoon offer an idyllic setting to enjoy the Maldives, before or after a dip in the turquoise waters to explore the marine life of the atoll.
The 12m infinity pool open up to panoramic views on the colourful coral reef, home to graceful Mantas and sea turtles. An outside dining table with sunken benches stands as an invitation to delight in a romantic lunch.
With a strong sense of privacy facing the infinite horizon, welcoming armchairs and deckchairs offer guests a voluptuous setting for a reading break or a sunset cocktail.
Features
  • GYM
  • KIDS' BEDROOM
  • ON THE BEACH
  • PRIVATE CHEF INCLUDED
Different rates for using
  • 1 bedroom
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 bedrooms

DAILY RENTAL STARTING AT

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$2,050 $1,845/night

Rates vary according to seasonality. Contact us to discuss your holiday needs.

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The Maldives
The Maldives is home to perhaps the best beaches in the world; they’re on almost every one of the country’s nearly 1200 islands and are so consistently perfect that it’s hard not to become blasé about them. While some beaches may boast softer granules than others, the basic fact remains: you’ll find consistently whiter-than-white powder sand and luminous cyan-blue water like this almost nowhere else on earth. This fact alone is enough to bring over a million people a year to this tiny, remote and otherwise little-known Indian Ocean paradise.
Every resort in the Maldives is its own private island, and with over 100 to choose from the only problem is selecting where you want to stay.
At the top end, the world’s most exclusive hotel brands compete with each other to attain ever-greater heights of luxury, from personal butlers and private lap pools to in-room massages and pillow menus. It’s not surprising that honeymooners and those seeking a glamorous tropical getaway have long had the country at the top of their wish lists.
MINIMUM STAY
Summer: 3 – 5 nights
Chinese New Year & Easter: 5 – 7 nights
Christmas & New Year: 7 – 10 nights
Staying with us
  • Travel concierge: We listen to help you plan
  • For big villas and chalets, special rates for smaller groups (reduced occupancy)
  • Limited time deals, exclusive perks
  • The best rates, guaranteed
TRAVEL CONCIERGE
Planning your luxury holiday, we are with you every step along the way.
If the villa of your choice is already booked, our team is happy to suggest equivalent alternatives and take care of the details. You can expect your vacation to be personalized to suit your tastes.
Private, insured, direct airport transfers to and from the villa can be arranged. A villa manager will meet and greet you at the airport ensuring your transfer to the villa is smooth and effortless.
Private tours and boat hire can also be arranged in advance. We will handle the arrangements to collect and return you to your villa after the event. Why not enjoy a fabulous day out and explore the surrounding islands and national marine park on a luxury speed boat?
Book a car with us and have it waiting at your villa when you arrive, we have a wide range of vehicles from a 2 seat Suzuki Jeep to a 7 seat Toyota Fortuner. Price includes comprehensive insurance, unlimited miles, collection and delivery, and optional baby and booster seats.
Prior to your arrival we will send you a food and wine shopping list allowing us to stock the villa with your favorite foods and beverages.
Once on site, your resident villa staff will ensure the villa is kept clean and tidy. Your villa manager is available to cater to guests’ specific needs and can help organize island activities, massage and spa treatments, as well as helping communicate requests to the Thai chef and dealing with any matter arising at the villa. Bed linen is changed every third day and towels are changed as necessary. Pool towels are provided and replenished as deemed necessary.
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