Maldives, 20 October 2011: Jumeirah Dhevanafushi, Jumeirah Group’s first property on the Maldives and an exclusive all-suite resort, announces today the opening of the Ocean Pearls, a cluster of water villas located 800 metres from the main island, suspended on platforms above the sea and entirely self dependent.
Offering its own distinctive identity and atmosphere, the Ocean Pearls offer a unique over-water concept where guests feel as though they are truly in the middle of the ocean. Each Ocean Revive (270m2) and Ocean Sanctuary (340m2) villa has a tall living room with unobstructed views out over the ocean. Guests can relax outdoors in their sunken bathtub on the deck with direct access to their private pool, or bask on their own sun deck with a few steps leading them directly into the Indian Ocean.
The Ocean Pearls offer enough facilities to keep guests entertained, with a shared infinity pool, bar, restaurant, in-house dining, library and spa treatment rooms; guests who wish to explore the main island and the region have also full access to the facilities and a 24/7 boat limousine service at their disposal.
Johara, the Ocean Pearls’ restaurant, offers guests a culinary journey with award-winning chefs and menus created using the world’s finest ingredients. The concept is lounge dining contemporary cuisine with influences of Japanese, South-East Asian and Maldivian. Guests can opt for full size dishes or choose a selection and dine tapas-style.
Overview of facilities and services at The Ocean Pearls:
- 24-hour private butler service
- Exclusive suspended Talise Spa treatment room
- Two-tiered, infinity edge pool overlooking the ocean
- Elevated library for tranquil moments
- Johara restaurant, serving seafood specialties
- Circular arrival jetty, over-water hammock, day beds and service bar
- Guests at The Ocean Pearls also have full access to all of the facilities and services at the main island resort
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About Jumeirah Dhevanafushi:
Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts are regarded as among the most luxurious and innovative in the world and have won numerous international travel and tourism awards. Jumeirah Dhevanafushi is an exclusive all-suite resort situated in the Gaafu Alifu Atoll, 400 km south of the capital city of Malé, in an area of extraordinary beauty surrounded by unspoiled coral reefs. The intimate resort comprises 22 island villas offering a distinctive residential feel as well as an exclusive water village called the Ocean Pearls, including 16 ocean villas that are separated from the main island. The resort features three restaurants and a bar with a variety of culinary options, as well as a Talise Spa with imaginatively designed over-water treatment rooms and extensive sports and leisure facilities.
For further information please contact:
Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts
Marketing & Communications Manager - Maldives
Bolifushi Island, South Male Atoll, Republic of Maldives
Tel: +960 664 2020
Fax: +960 664 2525
Mob: +960 798 4655
Visit us at: www.jumeirah.com