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Conrad Maldives Rangali ResortMaldives

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In Three Words

  • Breath-taking
  • Pristine
  • Luxury

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Think luxury family holiday and you may not immediately think of the Maldives. Is it not for honeymooners and couples? No you can do the Maldives with kids. Here at the luxury family friendly Conrad Maldives barefoot luxury meets unpretentious style and unrivalled service.The Conrad Maldives Rangali Island is paradise with its tropical location, surrounded by a stunning coral reef, lagoon and views of the turquoise ocean; stroll by the Mandhoo Island exploring the gardens, relax on the white sandy beaches, take a boat trip, explore the coral reefs. There is so much to do here for the whole family making this a perfect destination for a luxury family holiday.

 

For Kids

  • Let the children learn to dive at the Conrad Maldives' Dive Center. The Dive Center has certified instructors who can teach children over the age of 5 and offers the chance to go diving and visit the resort's popular manta dive site, Manta Point.
  • There is a children’s spa offering kids spa treatments - Kids Ice Cream Spa. The unique Kids Ice Cream Spa is aimed at 4-12 year olds and designed to give an insight into the secrets of spa therapy. The resort's unique Kids' Spa programme, Ice Cream Spa aimed at 4-12 year olds, is designed to give an insight into the secrets of spa therapy and help children unwind.
  • The stunning accommodation at the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island is suitable for either all the family or for over 13's in the Water Villa and the dining venues cater for either all ages or over 12’s.
  • Special children’s menus and high chairs are always available.
  • Themed daily programs offer the chance for parents to relax knowing their children are being well looked after. Indoor and outdoor activities are hosted by highly-trained youth team members, including several programs allowing families to spend quality time together.
  • “Majaa” at the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island resort offers a programme for all 3-12 year olds who can be entertained from 08:30 until 19:00 with an outstanding themed daily program specifically tailored to different age groups. A wide range of indoor and outdoor activities are offered from tossing water balloons during the Beach Bash to dancing at the Glow in the Dark Party.
  • The Watersports Center gives the whole family the chance to enjoy canoeing, catamaran sailing, windsurfing and canoeing, wakeboarding, knee boarding and water cycling.
  • Choose from a wide range of fabulous excursions for the family like dolphin, whale, shark and desert island spotting.
  • Watch movies with the kids beside the beach at the open-air Starlight Cinema or play beach ball or sunbathe on the resort’s beautiful soft white sandy beaches.
  • Swim and paddle in the crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean.
  • Take the kids to see the resort's two "resident" mantas swim in Conrad Maldives Rangali Island lagoon. This is an extremely popular attraction for everyone especially the kids. Be amazed as you watch these amazing creatures swim together in the lagoon as they put on their own unique spectacular performance, particularly entertaining at night under the stars. 

For Adults

  • The experience of staying at the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island begins with a breathtaking 30 minute seaplane flight from Mali. On arrival every guest is offered an iPod Touch to communicate with their resort Villa host.
  • Watch mantas at night, dive at Manta Point and don’t miss the whale shark snorkeling excursion.
  • Take a ride in the three-person 'Nemo' style mini submarine; this amazing sea craft takes two passengers on a 30-minute ride giving breathtaking 360 degree views of the resort’s coral reef and underwater sea life.
  • Book a luxury sunset cruise on the resort’s luxury cruiser, the Rehendi, or look for desert islands on the Rangali Rani, the resort’s traditional Turkish yacht.
  • Watch movies beachside in the open-air Starlight Cinema. Swim in the two infinite view swimming pools or sunbathe on soft white sandy beaches by the lagoon.
  • Babysitting can be arranged if you want to dine out withouth the kids on an evening.
  • All guests upon arrival are offered an iPod Touch to use to communicate with the hotel to order room service and in-room dining.
  • Choose from a range of different activities from the more serene of relaxing and lazing on the beach or in the swimming pools with infinite views or if you want something more active have a game of tennis by the palm trees swaying in the breeze.
  • Explore the culture and heritage of the Maldives by taking a walk down the streets exploring the marketplace and local shops.
  • Take a boat trip out to the sea and enjoy the exquisite orange sunsets and enjoy champagne and canapés while on board.
  • It is an absolute must to try out the many water sports activities when in the Maldives such as sailing, scuba diving, parasailing, windsurfing and canoeing. You can try these out at the Watersports Center at the resort.
  • For those who haven’t dived before, the Dive Center gives you the opportunity to learn.
  • Conrad Maldives offers two spas complete with spa packages that will leave you feeling more relaxed than ever. The spas are built on stilts that are perched above the Indian Ocean.
  • To work off any holiday excess the fitness center at the luxury child friendly Conrad Maldives has a state-of-the-art gym. Group fitness and personal training options are available for beginners to seasoned professionals. Personal training sessions include boxing, circuits, sports drills, electrical equipment use, machine equipment use, yoga, free weights, jump ropes, dance lessons and more. A variety of classes take place in our Fitness Studio. Try yoga classes for beginners, stress management and Vinyasa yoga for a stronger workout.
  • If necessary whilst on holiday there is an onsite 24 hour Business Center offers a meeting room as well as wireless internet connection.
  • Conrad Maldives has three shopping outlets in the hotel that carry the latest designer clothes and jewellery.
  • Conrad Maldives has a resort team which puts on entertainment during your stay.
  • Choose from 11 restaurant and bars offered by Conrad Maldives Rangali. They are set in beachside areas which give you beautiful backdrops against which to have your meals.
  • There is even a casino at the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island resort.
  • Enjoy a game of beach volleyball and play table tennis beside the beach.
  • If you fancy a jog outside rather than the gym then enjoy the scenery of the running track between our two islands during this 30-minute guided group run.

 

Rooms

Accommodation at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island includes 50 romantic water villas on Rangalifinolhu Island, 79 contemporary beach villas in tropical greenery on Rangali Island, and 21 stunning over-water villas at the Spa Retreat. 

The TWIN BEACH VILLA is set on the beachfront and feature a glass-walled bedroom which opens onto a terrace and small private garden, leading to the beach. To the rear, a fountain courtyard is part of the secluded open-air garden-bathroom with a thatched-roof bathing pavilion featuring an outsized bathtub and romantic mood lighting. Twin Beach Villas have two separate single mattresses on the sleep platform. These rooms sleep two adults and two children OR three adults and one child.

The TWIN DELUXE BEACH VILLA have ceiling-high windows on 4 sides and plunge pool. There are a spacious bedrooms with floor-to-ceiling windows on all four sides that can be fully opened, a private garden and plunge pool, just steps from the beach and elegantly screened by exotic tropical foliage, complete the experience. These rooms sleep two adults and two children OR three adults and one child.

The KING BEACH VILLAS are set on the beachfront and feature a glass-walled bedroom that opens onto a terrace and small private garden, leading to the beach. To the rear, a fountain courtyard is part of the secluded open-air garden-bathroom with a thatched-roof bathing pavilion featuring an outsized bathtub and romantic mood lighting. 11 of the KING BEACH VILLAS interconnect allowing flexible accommodation options for families. These rooms sleep two adults and two children OR three adults and one child.

The KING DELUXE BEACH VILLA have spacious bedrooms with floor-to-ceiling windows on all four sides that can be fully opened. There is a large private garden and plunge pool, just steps from the beach and elegantly screened by exotic tropical foliage and an open-air garden-bathroom with enormous bathing pavilion. 

The KING WATER VILLAS were completely rebuilt in 2011 and boast ocean view baths and private sun terraces with steps into the lagoon, a private plunge pool with water jets and a contemporary setting. The highlight of the architecture is the glass desk which is set over glass panels giving the impression that it is floating over the water below. Each villa boasts a private sundeck with wooden sun loungers, umbrella and plunge pool making this an ideal spot for private sun bathing during the day, or star gazing at night. Steps leading from the sundeck into the welcoming waters of the lagoon below allow endless swimming and snorkeling options right in front of the villa. Children must be over 13 to stay in a Water Villa. 

The KING DELUXE WATER VILLA are more spacious than the KING WATER VILLAS face the sunset and offer a taste of luxury with a large outdoor colour-changing Jacuzzi and freshwater shower on the private deck, a romantic ‘floating’ bed and spacious living area creating the perfect retreat. These rooms sleep three adults or 2 adults and 2 children. Children under 12 cannot be accommodated in over-water villas.

The KING SPA WATER VILLA are set on stilts in a private part of the resort’s lagoon and offer an over-water clustered around the Spa Retreat each villa has its own separate spa treatment room with two massage beds, mini gym and medicine ball. The spacious bathroom includes large dressing area with day bed, and bathtub with ocean views. On the private sundeck is a large Jacuzzi and steps leading directly into the lagoon. Maximum occupancy is three adults or 2 adults on and 2 children. Please note children under 12 cannot be accommodated in Retreat Water Villas.

The KING SUPERIOR WATER VILLA are even more luxurious with a bed that faces directly towards the ocean and a Jacuzzi on the sun deck. All Superior Water Villas face the sunset making a sundowner cocktail or two in the evenings an absolute must. Maximum occupancy is three adults or 2 adults and 2 children. Children under 12 cannot be accommodated in over-water villas.

The PREMIER WATER VILLA is set on stilts over the water, both Premier Water Villas in the centre of the room is a king-size ‘floating’ bed while in the bathroom an incredible sunken bathtub surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows. Maximum occupancy is three adults or 2 adults and 2 children. Children under 12 cannot be accommodated in over-water villas.

The SUNSET WATER VILLAS were fully refurbished in 2012. They are set on stilts in their own private area of the lagoon. There is a round bed which rotates 270 degrees to follow the breath-taking sunsets. The large marble bathroom with walk-in wardrobe and ocean-view circular bathtub, plus a luxurious outdoor Jacuzzi and a private, over-water, chromotherapy infinity swimming pool, are just a selection of the extravagant touches which make the Sunset Water Villas the ultimate luxury experience. The second king-sized bedroom has a flat-screen TV which descends from the bedroom ceiling, adjacent bathroom with open air shower. This villa also comes with kitchenette and butler service 24 hours a day, flat screens and satellite TV throughout, DVD and CD players and Bose sound system. These rooms accommodate up to four adults. 

Room features

 

Food

Atoll Market 
With sand floors and lagoon views the Atoll Market offers a relaxed setting and offers buffet style dining from around the world from its eight specialist kitchens including Asian, Japanese, Italian, Indian, the Grill, the Delhi and the Bakery. 

Koko Grill Restaurant 
Have a romantic, candle light dinner at the Koko Grill which specializes in Japanese cuisine in an al fresco setting. This restaurant is located between the lagoon and the Japanese Water Garden hence making it the ultimate place to have a romantic meal. The menu will change according to season.

Ithaa Undersea Restaurant 
This is one of the most exotic and unique restaurants that Conrad Maldives Rangali Island has to offer because it is located 16 feet below sea level. As you eat you can look up to see the beautiful reef and marine life and what a view this is. This restaurant is the first ever undersea water restaurant made from only glass. Please note children under the age of 12 are not allowed in this restaurant. 

The Wine Cellar 
The Wine Cellar is the setting for dégustation dinners; a five-course gourmet menu with up to eight hand-picked wines. 12 guests sit around the table next to the sommelier and participate in an interactive journey around the best of the old and new world wine regions, presented on personal video screens. 

Mandhoo Spa Restaurant 
This restaurant is set on stilts in the lagoon, it serves gourmet cuisine and organic wines in accordance with the Spa Retreat's five elements philosophy. Look out for sting rays and baby sharks which sometimes swim past underneath the restaurant.

Vilu Restaurant and Bar 
Vilu is the fine-dining, open-air restaurant offering modern a la carte Mediterranean fine-dining with a wine recommendation for each dish. 

Rangali Bar 
Set by the edge of the main pool and overlooking the lagoon this is the place to sip cocktails, order a snack or light dinner, chill out on a daybed for two and enjoy the stunning lagoon views.

Sunset Bar and Grill 
Look out over the Indian Ocean and spectacular coral reef as you dine on the terrace of the Sunset Bar and Grill. Choose wonderfully fresh Maldivian lobster, king sea scallops or a selection of the finest cuts of meat at this beautiful Maldivian restaurant. 

Koko Grill 
Dine al fresco and enjoy a nine-course menu of Japanese delights in the Koko Grill Restaurant. Koko Grill offers Japanese-inspired live cooking around the grill and space for no more than 12 diners seated at ground-level, for the ultimate, exclusive dining experience.

The Cheese and Wine Bar 
Home to 101 of the world’s best cheeses this intimate bar plays host to informal wine and cheese tastings as well as regular fondue and tapas evenings. Cheese and wine: the perfect combination. 

The Lounge at the Quiet Zone Bar 
Just steps from our pool on Rangali Island, The Quiet Zone is an open-air tented lounge on the beach, for adults only, with a fully stocked bar and tempting lunch and dinner menu. 

Private beach dining 
Choose from 'shipwreck' style dining, where you are seated on comfy carpets on the sand to a more traditional candlelight dinner with a table setting, as stars play above you and the breeze whispers through the palm trees.

Lobsters and Champagne on the Beach 
For an unforgettable romantic occasion book a sensational seafood feast with fresh lobsters and shell fish from the grill accompanied by champagne served up in a beach setting. 

 

Activities

Watersports and Diving Center 
There are a range of water sports that you can try out such as sailing, canoeing, knee boarding, water cycling and wakeboarding. The Diving Center has the best professional trainers to guide you and your family on how to dive. 

Bodu Beru Demonstration 
Enjoy a powerful drumming, dancing, singing and other acts that the team at the resort puts up.

Snorkeling 
If you haven’t snorkeled before – this is your chance! Discover the underwater world by learning how to snorkel. Try Sunrise Snorkeling Hopping. Head off by speedboat in the early morning and visit the open-water reefs of South Ari Atoll before experiencing the three best snorkelling venues or try the Sunrise Dhoni Snorkeling. The perfect trip for all snorkelling fanatics which uncovers the other side of life on the reef. The excursion departs Rangali on a dhoni, the local sailing boat, when the first rays of light are touching the crystal clear water of the lagoon.

Dream Island Trip 
This trip will take you a deserted island close by where you have the opportunity to walk on the white, sandy beaches or go snorkeling and observe the fish and the reef. Lunch will be served which will be made specifically for you. 

Diving at the Dive Centre 
The Conrad Maldives Rangai Island resort has its own Dive Centre and offers PADI and SSI courses. Certified instructors can take children over the age of five on diving trips and daily trips for divers are run to a multitude of sites. 

Starlight Cinema 
Watch the stars under the stars at our open-air cinema, showing the greatest Hollywood hits on the beach by the pool.

Casino Night 
Try your hand with blackjack, poker and the roulette table – strictly for fun, of course.

Dream Island Trip 
Visit to a nearby deserted island to enjoy a stroll along pristine white beaches or a snorkel among the myriad of fish on the reef, surfacing only for the picnic lunch prepared especially for you.

Picnic on Deserted Island 
Spend half a day on our private island, relax on the beach, swim and work up an appetite for a luxury picnic lunch served in the shade of a palm tree.

Island Hopping 
This is a full-day trip perfect for anyone wishing to discover the Maldives, hoping from one island to another by speedboat. The first stop is on a local village island for sightseeing, the second on a stunning deserted island where we will set up a picnic lunch, and then on the third island, a nearby resort, a choice of more snorkelling or just relaxation awaits.

Fishing Village 
Visit a local fishing village for a glimpse of the Maldivian way of life. See the Mosque, the open-air children's primary school and the boat yard with fishing dhonies (local boats).

Mandhoo Trip 
Mandhoo is a local island close to the resort. Tour the village and then explore the resort's gardens, where trees, plants, flowers, fruits, vegetables and herbs are grown, before enjoying fresh fruit from the island's orchards and coconut milk fresh from the trees.

Lucky Dolphin Trip or Cruise 
Take an excursion to spot the most amazing animals in the sea ora 90-minute sunset trip on board the resort's luxury cruiser, Rehendi, to discover the dolphin, the most amazing aquatic mammal.

Dhoni Sunset Cruise 
Experience the ultimate romantic cruise aboard the dhoni. Leaving the island at sunset, lay back and relax on the cushioned sundeck of the boat and sip a refreshing drink.

Luxury Sunset Cruise 
Hop on the luxury cruiser Rehendi, leave the island late in the afternoon and enjoy the sunset while sipping champagne and nibbling canapés.

Fishing (Sunset or Night Fishing) 
At sunset or at night, take a dhoni boat to nearby reefs and go fishing in true Maldivian style using a hand-reel line.

Big Game Fishing 
Enjoy a deep-sea fishing boat and fish for tuna, sailfish, wahoo, Yellow fin and Dog-fish Tuna, Giant Trevally, Blue, Black and Striped Marlin and many others. 

Private Luxury Cruises by Rehendi 
The hotel's luxury cruiser can be booked for trips, excursions, dolphin cruises, private diving or simply a pleasant afternoon under the Maldivian sun or romantic sunset cruise.

Private Cruises by Yacht and boat charter 
Explore the Indian Ocean on the Rangali Rani, Conrad Maldives Rangali Island’s traditional Turkish yacht with carved wooden interiors and three air-conditioned cabins, all with en-suite bathrooms. 

Glass-bottomed Boat Trip 
Take a trip to experience Rangali's fabulous reefs and watch the underwater wildlife without getting your feet wet with this memorable trip on Conrad Maldives Rangali Island’s glass-bottomed boat.

Whale and shark Excursions 
Don't miss the whale shark snorkeling excursions, organized for both divers and non-divers. 

 

Top Tips

It is true that the Maldives may be an expensive holiday destination but it is worth every penny with children.

 

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