Extraordinary Destination Resort Further Builds its Legacy of Innovation with Trailblazing Indian Ocean Experience
Photos by Justin Nicholas
Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton hotel portfolio for the smart luxury traveler, announces the official debut of THE MURAKA this month at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island. Now welcoming guests to dive into an extraordinary experience both above and below the surface of the Indian Ocean, THE MURAKA is a triumph of modern design and technology, delivering a truly transformative journey suited to amaze the most sophisticated explorers across the globe.
“The completion of THE MURAKA is a personal lifetime achievement,” said Ahmed Saleem, a Director at Crown Company and chief architect and designer of the residence. “After years in the making, my team and I are proud to officially present THE MURAKA residence and its accompanying Maldivian experience to worldly travelers who crave the extraordinary.”
THE MURAKA features four curated menu suggestions packed with exclusive and customizable experiences tailored to varying desires of today’s travelers. Defining the core ethos of THE MURAKA journey these experience menus – The Wanderers, The Flavors, The Soul and The Thrill – complement the once in a lifetime opportunity to explore one of the world’s most breathtaking natural environments from an entirely new perspective. More information on the experiences included in THE MURAKA experience can be found here.
Guests who stay at THE MURAKA will have devoted butlers who are dedicated to hyper-personalization and
attention to detail for each expertly crafted stay in the residence. Available 24 hours a day – 7 days a week, these butlers deliver exceptional service and stand out as ambassadors of Conrad Maldives Rangali Island as they guide guests through their own unique Maldivian journey.
Beyond that, they are equipped with the ability to educate guests about the options available in THE MURAKA and in the Maldives. THE MURAKA butlers are also able to accommodate any circumstances and requests for guests ranging from the need for privacy to exclusive culinary experiences and soul-enriching journey’s designed to add dimension to the MURAKA experience. Among the most important qualities, these butlers share a passion for culture, environment and adventure.
“Our philosophy of innovation is supported by several triumphs at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island,” said Stefano Ruzza, General Manager of Conrad Maldives Rangali Island. “From the first construction of Ithaa Undersea Restaurant to our second venture under the Indian Ocean, THE MURAKA, we are continuously making powerful enhancements to the property that are designed to attract the world’s most connected and knowledgeable travelers.”
Set amidst the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island
Among the new enhancements being made at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, the property is also now welcoming guests to stay at the newly redeveloped Deluxe Beach Villas. Designed by MURAKA’s design collaborator Yuji Yamazaki, the Deluxe Beach Villas are a celebration of the natural environment and continue to be one of the resort’s most popular villa categories. With a new design that is focused on creating a space that invites and inspires, the resort has invested US $8.3 million in redeveloping its 42 award-winning Deluxe Beach Villas, which also launch this month. Each villa is set amid the dense tropical flora and fauna offering the utmost in privacy. Rich natural and understated interiors are accented throughout the spacious living areas that are illuminated with natural light and a Japanese-inspired garden with outdoor seating area, and private access to the palm fringed beach are key design features of the Deluxe Beach Villas.
Conrad Maldives Rangali Island offers the popular Conrad Concierge mobile app, which gives global luxury travelers the ability to customize details of their hotel stay before, during, and after each visit via a smartphone or tablet. Whether it’s pre-selecting bath amenities or checking-in while in-transit from the airport, guests can access a variety of features by using the app.
Conrad Maldives Rangali Island participates in Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 14 distinct hotel brands. Members who book directly have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount, free standard Wi-Fi and the Hilton Honors mobile app.
More information and reservations for THE MURAKA are available by direct phone at +960 792 9119 or email at TheMuraka@conradhotels.com. Details on the resort and overall reservation queries can be directed to www.conradmaldives.com.