Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas unveils a collection of expansive residences with private pools
Setting a new precedent for naturally inspired design and luxurious living in the world’s largest aquatic paradise, Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas has launched its collection of the world’s largest private pool residences with the completion of the residential refurbishment of two rooms on the water of the complex. . A multi-million dollar project that began in 2020 with the redesign of its four, three and two bedroom beach pool residences, this exclusive collection of Maldives accommodation experiences, comprising seven, is the pinnacle of palatial seclusion, ideally suited for multigenerational vacations and larger group trips.
Inspired by the natural beauty of the island surrounded by a pure white shoreline, the renovation of the residences has carefully preserved the element of space while marrying a light and airy interior redevelopment with the comforts of home to home. smart technology. Thus, creating a balance between a whole new look and maintaining the welcoming familiarity that repeat customers expect within 10eyear of service excellence.
TWO BEDROOM RESIDENCES OVER THE POOL
Perched above a crystal-clear lagoon and offering breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean, the two units of Anantara Kihavah’s two-bedroom overwater residence were completed in early 2021.
The quintessential Maldivian experience, these overwater retreats generously spaced 1,500 m² apart, feature full floor-to-ceiling windows, guaranteeing expansive views in shades of blue. Equipped with a professional kitchen in the living room and dining room, each en-suite bedroom at each end has a large individual outdoor living space, while the infinity pool and shaded outdoor dining area are the ideal place for leisure activities shared with family or friends.
With fitness and well-being more than ever at the heart of the needs of today’s travelers, the redesign of these residences has seen the addition of a gym fully equipped with the latest TechnoGym machines and a spa treatment room for couples. Both bedrooms are fitted with retractable blinds, allowing plenty of sunshine during the day and unfiltered stargazing at night. While relaxing with a signature massage from the Anantara Spa, a glimpse of the abundant marine life just beneath the residence is made possible through the strategic placement of glass panels under the plush spa treatment beds. Glass-bottom whirlpool tubs have also been installed in each bathroom, offering therapeutic massages and stunning underwater views, even during bath time.
True to Maldivian heritage, each residence features Kajan thatched palm roofs and Balau wood floors spanning the entire length of its expansive outdoor patio, accompanied by mesh hammocks suspended over the water. Tiled in natural Sukabumhi stone, the infinity pool features an ever-changing hue of green and blue with each movement of the sun, reflecting the hues of its turquoise surroundings.
RESIDENCES WITH FOUR, THREE AND TWO BEDROOM POOLS
With an imposing area of 2000 m², the jewel of this collection is the Four-Bedroom Beach Pool Residence. A connecting door located at the end of a lush garden path adjoins a detached villa equipped with its own bathroom, an infinity pool and a dining pavilion, with the main wing of the residence. A spacious layout cleverly optimized for creating shared memories or moments of solitude, this four-bedroom sanctuary comfortably accommodates up to eight adults and four children, or 12 adults. Bearing witness to the luxury premise at its most spacious, the collection’s remaining beachfront huts start from 1330m² for the two-bedroom option to 1,770m² for the three-bedroom residence.
Cradled by lush foliage and bright bougainvillea accents, occasional views of coconut palms jutting out through floors or ceilings testify to the resort’s commitment to preserving the island’s natural beauty, while maximizing space. of each residence.
Like the residences with pools on the water, the architecture of each seaside residence reflects the Kajanpalm roofs and the Balau bridges. The newly expanded swimming pools, measuring 20 meters x 6 meters for the four bedroom retreat and 16 meters x 6 meters for the two and three bedroom residences, now feature massage jets, while an outdoor pool Thai Sala provides shady relief for lounging and eating.
The simple but elegant facade belies the intricate redesign inside. A light neutral palette enhances a previously dark wood arrangement, presenting an atmosphere that is both comfortable and relaxed, yet modern and luxurious. Rattan details, woven straw rugs, Maldivian patterns, and teak furniture further accentuate the quintessentially tropical vibe of each room. Floor-to-ceiling doors from the main living room and dining room open effortlessly for unobstructed views of the tropics. Further embodying island living at its most luxurious, a water wall designed to mimic that of a real waterfall, is the highlight of every remodeled bathroom newly fitted with smart toilet technology. Wellness and fitness are also not forgotten, each residence being equipped with its own private spa treatment room with double bed and a gym with a full range of fitness equipment.
With a dedicated villa host to cater for all needs, and a wine sommelier, personal chef and babysitting service on request, a stay at one of these residences promises a truly private getaway. .
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