Westin Hotels & Resorts has opened The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort on a coral island in the Baa Atoll, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve site.
The property features 70 villas and suites, 41 on the island and 29 over water, and each villa is shaped with an eco-friendly double roofing to create the perfect natural ventilation.
There are four F&B dining experiences on the island â€“ The Pearl, a Japanese speciality restaurant; the all-day dining Island Kitchen that serves up Chinese, Indian and Maldivian fare; and Hawker, an eatery that serves up Asian street Food. There is also a Sunset Bar that serves tapas and cocktails.
Other facilities include the Heavenly Spa by Westin, which boasts a treatent suite for two with a Jacuzzi. There is also a two-storey fitness studio, an outdoor pool, a PADI dive centre, as well as a recreation ground with tennis, volleyball, basketball options.