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July 10, 2013 Lifestyle No Comments Email Email

centraraThe opening on July 15 of Al Khaima, the first Arabian Bedouin tent style restaurant in the Maldives, will mark the official full opening of Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives, a resort that soft-opened on 15 April this year and which in its first six weeks of operations shot to the number one position on TripAdvisor as North Male Atoll’s favourite destination for honeymoons.

The villa-only resort, located just 15 minutes by speedboat from Male International Airport, is adult-focused with no guests under the age of 12 years accommodated.Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives - VIU Bar

In addition to Al Khaima, Centara Ras Fushi has La Brezza, an Italian restaurant sited next to the lagoon, Suan Bua, which serves authentic Thai food, and Oceans, open all day and serving international and Asian cuisines.

There are three bars at the resort, serving snacks in addition to drinks, with in-villa dining available 24 hours.

The resort offers guests the choice of a Half Board Plus package, or All Inclusive, with guests on either programme having the opportunity to dine at any of the restaurants and fully enjoy the choice and variety of the resort.

Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives - Premium Sunset Spa Water Villa“We are very pleased to announce that Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa is now fully open, and that our guests have the choice of four fine restaurants,” says Thirayuth Chirathivat, chief executive officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts.

“The Maldives is, we feel, one of the world’s most exciting holiday destinations, and we are delighted to be an active promoter of tourism to these lovely islands.”

The resort is Centara’s second in the Maldives, the first being Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa, in South Ari Atoll. A third resort is currently under construction.

Centara Ras Fushi Resort has a beachfront swimming pool, an oceanfront Spa Cenvaree, a water sports centre offering excursions and both motorised and non-motorised activities, a PADI dive Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives - Premium Sunset Spa Water Villa 2centre, and complimentary Wi-Fi.

The resort’s top ranking on TripAdvisor for honeymoons was won in the face of competition from 30 other resorts in the North Male Atoll.

Centara Hotels & Resorts is Thailand’s leading operator of hotels, with 41 deluxe and first-class properties covering all the major tourist destinations in the Kingdom. A further 17 resorts in the Maldives, Vietnam, Shanghai, Bali Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Mauritius Indian Ocean, brings the present total to 58 properties. Brands and properties within Centara ensure that specific categories such as couples, families, individuals, and meetings and incentives groups will all find a hotel or resort that is appropriate to their needs. Centara operates 27 branches of Spa Cenvaree, one of Thailand’s most luxurious and innovative spa brands, together with its newly launched value Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives - Oceans Restaurantbrand Cense by Spa Cenvaree, which provides core spa services for busy travellers. The company’s Kids’ Club is available at all the family-friendly resorts to ensure that the youngsters and teens are taken care of. Centara Hotels & Resorts also operates two state-of-the-art convention centres in Bangkok, and two in northeastern Thailand, one being located in Udon Thani and the other in Khon Kaen. The latest Centara brand is named COSI Hotels, an economy brand designed for travellers who predominantly make their bookings via the internet and who want comfort and convenience at the most friendly prices available, which is under development with the first property due to open in 2015.

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