Andreas Porias is the Senior supervisor of One&Only Reethi Rah, the ultra-extravagance, all-estate resort in the Maldives, offering an unmatched degree of style, novel encounters and vast exercises to find. Jan is liable for the general situation and vital advancement of the honor winning hotel, as well as driving the One&Only Reethi Rah Group to make unparalleled visitor encounters.With north of 20 years of neighborliness experience, Andreas Porias plays held key functional parts in various notorious properties in New York and the Unified Realm, including The Lanesborough Lodging, The Dorchester, and The Gleneagles Inn, where he was Inn Chief.Andreas joined one & only Reethi Rah Maldives in 2019 as the property's Retreat Supervisor and has since assumed an instrumental part in driving the retreat to accomplish excellent acknowledgment including Gold certificate for 3 successive years from EarthCheck, the world's driving logical benchmarking warning gathering for movement and the travel industry, and in July the retreat was positioned #5 On the planet's Best Lodgings by Movement + Recreation's yearly regarded World's Best Honors in 2022.

One&Only Reethi Rah is celebrated for its luxurious villas, each featuring a private pool and direct access to pristine beaches or the azure lagoon. Dining options are diverse, ranging from fine international cuisine to casual beachside fare. The resort's spa offers rejuvenating treatments amidst serene surroundings inspired by Asian traditions. Guests can indulge in a variety of water sports like snorkeling and diving, or opt for cultural tours and sunset cruises for a truly immersive experience. One&Only Reethi Rah combines luxury with natural beauty, creating an unforgettable Maldivian escape.

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The Island

The Island

The astonishing excursion starts when you leave the Male air terminal. Upon our landing in the air terminal, the One&Only staff will welcome you, and take your bags to the dock across the road. A loosening up voyage of 50 minutes to the hotel by new One and Only Maldives extravagance yacht is speedy and effective. A boat move gets you to resort snappier than an ocean plane and is simpler and less faff, in addition to ideal to overwhelm the patterns a flight sitting on the deck in the sun. Upon island's appearance anticipate a warm greeting by other staff and the administration. After you will be immediately shipped by close to home attendant to your estate for registration - once more, extremely smooth cycle. 

Before to remain there, Reethi Rah for the island resort appears to be somewhat moderate. Smooth, great, yet maybe deficient with regards to certain subtleties of the abundance in Maldives rustic style (call it what you like) that are in design today. Going shorewards, you will understand that refusal to follow a style pattern is a similar point: you essentially needn't bother with it when you are the awesome. At the point when different retreats partake in the race for the most up to date advances, new patterns in plan, and in the end you can not tell which Villa is from which inn. Every one of them get done with a similar appearance Reethi Rah sticks to his own  One&Only style. At the end of the day, design travels every which way and this requires a specific degree of certainty to simply dismiss it, in the serious space of the Indian Ocean resorts. Deliberately not 'stylish', in the advancement stage to the high degree of extravagance, represent considerable authority in excellent support of its visitors, such an encounter you would have hard to track down elsewhere in the Maldives. 

At the point when Reethi Rah ('delightful island') was first uncovered over 10 years back, it immediately set the bar for lavish inns in the Maldives. Its allure proceeds right up 'til today: the retreat has quite recently been casted a ballot the main inn in Africa and the Indian Ocean for the subsequent year running by perusers of The Telegraph's Ultratravel magazine (May 2017). One&Only Reethi Rah has by and by won three honors at the Maldives Travel Awards 2018.

The island is beautiful and large by the standards of the Maldives. Each villa has a large private outside area and, virtually, a private beach. The resort is beautifully designed, from the luxurious villas to the infinity pool and even the lighting at night along the roads. There are thoughtful touches throughout the resort. The island is eco friendly an a fleet of chauffeured golf buggies are on-hand to whisk guests around the resort and bicycles are provided to each guest to roam the island. Every road you go by is surrounded by spectacular landscape, jungle sounds and friendly faces. The orchids that they cultivate are breathtaking and they display them all over the island.

The dizzying array of facilities and things to do includes an astonishing beaches, expansive dive centre, tennis, rock climbing, FIFA-certified football pitch, boutique shopping, cookery lessons and art classes. Not to be missed is a trip out on the resort's traditional dhoni boat to nearby reefs and dive sites, including the opportunity to spot hawksbill turtles. The ocean meets every expectation on your list for a great resort. Pure fine sands are on either side of the villas, and also stretched all around the island – great for walking, and the lagoon is so blue, crystal clear and warm. Linking the Grand Beach with The Turtle Beach in its central part, the artificial island is cut by a narrow channel that can be explored by a kayak.Most of the beaches are extremely quiet and deserted actually, giving a sense of space, but it offers so much privacy as the Bungalows/Villas are very spaced out. The resort has 12 beaches and good to know that from october to may the wind comes from east side and from may to october from west side. At Reethi Rah, there is little to no waves, and the ocean is relatively shallow. Not only is the water beautiful, but aquatic, sea-life is abundant. Comfortable swimming though but if you seek good snorkeling the island's east side is better place.

For indulgence of it's guest the resort has three postcard-perfect, glittering pools for the ultimate in extraordinary island living, each with its own tropical setting and striking features. The resort's iconic Lap Pool is for adults-only, a stunning, 30-meter pool that stretches out into the lagoon, with its immersive design creating the illusion you are floating into the ocean. Equipped with a built-in Jacuzzi and a carved stone lounge bed, it also has thatched break-out space on the surrounding sands make it a stylish chill-out spot. The shaded family-friendly infinity pool includes miniature hammock-strewn atolls, with gentle curves creating natural inlets for playing and splashing. The separate Kids Only pool in Maldives has its own lifeguards, for fully supervised fun on the slippery slide.

At Reethi Rah you'll meet the most interesting people from all over the world (feels like the united nations there). All top people from every country. Reethi Rah which is full over repeat guests is charging completely in line with its product. You will mostly find repeat guests who proudly tell you since when and how many times they come back. Also that, what You will notice throughout the resort is a good balance with couples and families. For those of you who are concerned about kids noise: all the kids are very well behaved and did not disturb at all. Even if that is the case you can always stay at the adult pool or your private villa beach.

Aside from the fabulous castaway location, what makes a stay here so special is the international team of more than 800 staff. Many are long-serving at the property, a loyalty that is not typical of other hotels across the region, and it's this continuity that ensures the service is intuitive, warm and assured. Reethi Rah operates on its own time zone, which is set one hour ahead of Malé, in part so that guests can marvel at the transcendental sunsets for which the Maldives is renowned at a more cocktail-friendly hour.

All guests enjoy the services of a dedicated Villa Host, on hand 24-hours a day to help with anything at all that will make stays more enjoyable and comfortable. From packing or unpacking a suitcase to organizing flowers for the villa and making dinner reservations, no task is too big or too small.

As for staff - You will feel special. You may not even care about that kind of thing but you'll feel it anyway. And it will feel nice. The staff is cohesive, fun, caring, personable, proud, easygoing, smart on every level they get it. This speaks to the quality of people they hire and the management who clearly works to create a community for the staff, which is palpable. You will encounter way too many great people to list but you have the opportunity to enrich your experience through meeting so many wonderful people. You can't help but be impressed when the manager of the restaurant calls you by your names at breakfast upon first encounter and you hadn't even met yet. This is the sort of personal touch you can expect from the  One&Only.

Location - Luxury Villa Resort in Maldives

Location - Luxury Villa Resort in Maldives

North Malé otherwise called northern Kaafu is the fundamental atoll in the Maldives, where in the first run through in the country the travel industry has dispatched. The capital of Maldives, Male City and Velana International Airport (MLE) are likewise situated in the North Male Atoll. North Male Atoll is home to an extraordinary assortment of extravagance 5* star resorts and spending visitor houses. The closeness of the islands to the country's principle worldwide air terminal makes it workable for voyagers to rapidly and cheaply to arrive at their inns by speedboat. Plunging, unwinding and surfing are the primary kinds of outside exercises in this atoll and the perfect excellence of the heaven islands of North Male draws in guests from everywhere the world. 

One&Only Reethi Rah is one of the biggest private islands in North Malé Atoll. This upscale retreat, a top pick among A-listers, is ideal for those searching for laidback extravagance. Unwinding comes immediately with the alternative of a 50-minute personal ship move from Malé air terminal and boats are likewise accessible to contract in the event that you are inn bouncing around the atolls.



A staggering redevelopment of a current retreat, the larger than usual and sumptuous sea shore and water manors are another triumphant blend from the proprietors of the grounded One&Only gathering. Raises visitor convenience in Reethi Rah to another level the sublime Jean-Michel Gathy-planned estates range from liberal beachside properties, with their own private piece of sand, to huge overwater delights, including boundlessness pool and cabana bed for two. With over 6km of coastline, each sea shore estate is ensured security while keeping up radiant ocean sees. The water estates are worked out on a progression of eight wharfs and have private decks disregarding the purplish blue waters of the tidal pond. The Grand Sunset Residence, with its private sea shore, open air film and selection of pools, offers the most extreme degree of eliteness, and has played host to big names including The Beckhams, Tom Cruise and Gordon Ramsay. Taking all things together, there are only 128 rooms on the island. 

On the land are 54 Beach Villas, 6 Duplex Villas (twin manors for familiesfamilies) and 5 Grand Beach Villas. On the water are 30 Water Villas and 2 Grand Water Villas on isolated breakwaters around the island. The originally numbered rooms, especially for the beachbeach manors, are the best found in light of the fact that the vegetation in this southwest corner is very much progressed and the sea shores are better as well. Water manors are essentially milestone, with their exceptional organizations extended around the sun porch. Sea shore Villas, perfectly masterminded on twelve, commendable craftsman's brush of ideal sea shores, charm with extra protection and space. Each rich estate is disengaged, broad and similarly sumptuous. With a wide stretch separated, and secured by thick tropical vegetation, they offer something beyond a rooftop, dividers, a lot of room and complete protection. The sea shore manors are best for simple admittance to swimming, trailed by apathetic evenings in a lounger tied between two palm trees. Ecstasy. 

The insides of the estates follow an exquisite and exciting style that can be found all through the hotel: a sort of cleaned extravagance stylish that mixes well with cutting edge innovative and gigantic debauched mosaic showers in manors. All manors have vaulted roofs and are delightfully styled in wood and normal stone with cool chalk-white textures, rich furnishings and depressed showers. There's additionally tons of open air space and some gloat private pools. All estates include: committed manor have, new organic product every day, filtered water, tea and espresso offices, One&Only sea shore carry. 

A couple of words about the Beach Villas. The lovely manors all have elegant present day architectiral plan and extensive and thoughful format are in every case flawlessly cleaned. High roofs give the climate of air. At the point when you enter the estate you get promptly into the room territory. The back zone where bathtube, WC, shower, washing stands HERS and HIS, carboards are found is isolated from the room territory by the parcel in such manner that regardless of whether you close it the light gets into the room which upsets if there is somebody is resting as of now. All manors are prepared satellite TV stations, pleasant conveniences, and brilliant wifi signal. 

Sea shore Villas Queen contrast from King estates in beds as it were. You can appreciate direct perspectives on the sea and a private stretch of sea shore from the bed. Sea shore Villas highlight it is possible that one King-size or two Queen-size beds, larger than usual bath, indoor and open air showers, and a 26m2 veranda offering a flexible outside living space. 

Sea shore Villas with Pool accompany a private outside pool (23m²/248ft²), an open air eating region and daybed concealed by tropical trees and extending towards the sea adds to the charm of the Beach Villas. Notwithstanding the adaptable outside living space, Beach Villas with Pool highlight it is possible that one King-size or two Queen-size beds, larger than usual tub and indoor and open air showers. (165m²/1,775ft² including pool) 

In the event that you are with kids it is smarter to remain on the east side as the sea shores are shallow or request North Beach or Grand Beach. The Gra nd Beach is ideal for youngsters as the tidal pond is enormous and security for swimming. 

Water Villas are associated by walkways from detached focuses on the island. A really grand retreat, these manors include open air covered patios on braces and split-level verandas with ventures into the sea. The Water Villas are just as flawless as it glanced in photographs. It's elevated and open, lavish and all around planned. Everything is accommodated and it is such an advantage to went through the day kicking around or returning from supper at night to a particularly astounding spot. We prescribed to take room on the nightfall side of the island. It's windier some of the time there yet you'll observe the most unfathomable ever. An extraordinary reward - you no have mosquitos. We would suggest the west side consequently. The most amazing aspects of the excursion is the days spent around the manor swimming off the deck, hanging in the lounger and lying in the sun. We are certain the sea shore manors are dazzling as well, however it'll be entrancing seeing beams and sharks and other marine life simply swimming by during the day or around evening time an encounter missed in a sea shore estate. 

These manors are similar size as the Beach Villas, and highlight got wraparound loungers suspended over the water on the external edge of the deck permitting. Also, the every day organic product bowl is disappointing, with simply few a similar organic product every day - for instance 3 grapefruit on one day, 4 rambutans on another, with no choice or care for its introduction. If you don't mind be prompted that because of Maldivian law, and for the wellbeing, all things considered, youngsters younger than 12 are not allowed in the Water Villas. 

Accompanies free bicycles and carts for investigating the island's paradisiacal environmental factors, The Grand Sunset Residence, One&Only Reethi Rah's generally dynamite and a liberal convenience. A selective island escape of advantage and protection, The Grand Sunset Residence offers a luxurious space and perfect dashes of extravagance make the feeling of a private sea shore house, with three en suite rooms, rich living and eating zones, private sea shore, individual gourmet specialist, film territory and a private 50m² pool encompassed by a detailed patio with welcoming social spaces for unwinding and engaging. Instructing the island's biggest stretch of private sea shore, settled in the midst of tropical greenery, the most dumbfounding manor can oblige up to nine individuals (six grown-ups and three kids).



There are four eateries on the island. Food alternatives start from the stupendous fundamental café where you will be served liberally breakfast to a casual sea shore feasting with astonishing decision of Middle Eastern cooking (the sea shore bar here is the best spot for dusk mixed drink) and - all the top choice - the Japanese themed eatery. It's not simply resort food. It's dazzling. From the sensational breakfast contributions to getting the opportunity to have an off-menu private lunch arranged for poolside by the cook, you will consistently intrigue by the quality and care of the food. Each feasting place is distinctive with novel setting including sentimental Botanica, a lamp lit spot under the trees with an accentuation on 'garden-to-fork' dishes; Reethi, an exceptional space propelled by Chinese engineering, for Asian, French and Italian cooking; and Tapasake, an extraordinary spot for nightfall sees - and reef sharks swimming in the water underneath - for present day Japanese tapas-style. The Fanditha Bar is the spot to be at dusk, with its cabana beds, shisha pipes and chilled-Ibiza vibe. Evening tea is accessible at Fanditha every day. Reethi is likewise the setting for breakfast, with sees out across the island's loveliest sea shore, for a shocking exhibit of choices, remembering a stroll for cold store loaded down with natural product, fish, baked goods (and all the more other than) and a superfoods territory for purifying juices. The Beach club and RahBar are both awesome for lunch every day. 

Half board customers actually need to pay extra on the off chance that you need to go to a portion of the unique occasions, anyway the normal cafés, for example, the Italian, French and Asian offer remarkable food and perspectives. The morning meals are elite with administration to coordinate. 

A sanctuary of dazzling eating, the sensational plan of Reethi Restaurant outlines the characteristic excellence in general and the staggering cooking, faultless help and relaxed mood inside. A diverse menu wires flavors from Asia Pacific and the Mediterranean into a light, contemporary cooking. Floor-to-roof glass screens uncover the 'open-idea' show kitchen, and a stroll in wine live with a broad assortment serves as a private lounge area for extraordinary occasions. There are various unique themed suppers, for example, Italian smorgasbord supper, Arabia Cuisine Buffet, Indian Masala Night. Asian smorgasbord supper, and two evenings simply individually French and Asian food sources for supper. Food and administration are stunning and consistently noteworthy. The measure of exertion and care that the F and B group places in at every supper administration will be much appreciate by you. 

Breakfast is the feature every day. The assortment of food sources at breakfast is noteworthy. You get a tremendous smorgasbord choice from cold cuts, plates of mixed greens, new yogurts, cheddar and wafers, natural products, cakes, crepes, waffles, faint total. There is a child's corner. There is breakfast champagne in the event that you decide. The most amazing aspect is browsing the menu, a wide range of individually things from flapjacks, eggs, omelets. There is a determination of new squeezes, and protein shakes. Espressos cappuccino, coffee, dribble, squeezed, prepared, and a wide range of teas. All are free. 

Veggie lover and vegetarian cooking has encountered a flood in notoriety as coffee shops get some distance from meat, for dishes that saint solid, plant-based fixings arranged such that features their characteristic properties. For Vegetarians there is the Wellness slow down with mind blowing health food. Banana, coconut chips, oats, red and green apple, spirulina, and yogurt. This supper truly will give you morning a sensation of solid beginning of the day. Different dishes incorporate Activator, Powerful-P Antioxidant, Detox Blends, and The Skin food. Each dish is set up with new fixings. 

Snappy and contemporary with staggering nightfall sees Tepasake, a Japanese eatery is number ONE for some visitors. With four outdoors Teppanyaki stations this over-water setting consolidates inconceivable sea vistas with present day Japanese food. For the perfectionist, the gourmet expert hand-picks fixings guaranteeing sushi and sashimi fulfill the most elevated guidelines alongside a choice of inventive purpose mixed drinks.. The menu highlights great fish and fish, straight from the Indian Ocean, and wagyu hamburger changed into Indian-Japanese tapas. A wine list featuring an energizing assortment of Rieslings and Pinot Noirs supplement the food especially well. There is easygoing clothing standard for courteous fellows and women. 

Paradise for veggie lovers and vegans The Botanica café had both changed name and cook this time. Serving common, economically sourced food in the mystical environmental factors of the Chef's Garden, Botanica gives a charming setting to supplement Chef Brent's roused dishes. An imaginative new gin bar and refreshed characteristic food menu has additionally dispatched at Botanica, the hotel's nursery to-table eatery situated in a concealed flame lit potager. With 34 diverse gin assortments from craftsman distillers around the globe to choose from, combined with fixings directly from the Chef's Garden, Botanica's gin menu of reviving and amazing flavors epitomizes the café's nursery idea. Here you can appreciate a definitive in field-to-fork food. Regardless of whether you feast among many dynamically hued blossoms in the Orchid house or in the dappled shade of an old Banyan tree, BOTANICA offers you an exceptional chance to appreciate 100% characteristic food and wine in the supernatural setting of the culinary specialist's nursery. 

Set on the island's northern tip is the exotic Fanditha offers genuine taste of Middle Eastern cooking experience. This outlandish, beachside spot serves an individually menu – joined by the best choice of chilled rosés and champagnes. At the parlor territory, visitors may laze on divan-style supports and Arabic floor coverings, on bamboo loungers or in woven loungers. On chose nights, there are late-night parties under the stars with live DJ diversion, making a relax mood in the midst of ceiling fixtures hanging from trees. 

Rabarbaro eatery serves an assortment of dazzling Italian dishes. Offering a basic yet dynamic, unpretentious and delightful choice, you will have a waiting kind of Italy in your mouth toward the finish of the supper. 

There is a broad decision of Private Dining locations at One&Only Reethi Rah from the morning meals with effortlessness of new leafy foods at solace of your own manor to feasting in the new Tree House set high over the tropical overhang, or on a shoal in the ocean to enjoying perfect menus arranged and served beachside, let the magnificence of the Maldives improve culinary encounters in an exceptionally remarkable manner. 

With the freshest choice of servings of mixed greens, fish and flame broils and the mark 'le flood', Beach Club at ClubOne offers a significant eating experience supplemented with astounding perspectives on the Indian Ocean. Carrying a lively life and energy to the shores, the Beach Club's humming month to month White Parties take the idea of island stylish higher than ever. At the recently presented Havana Nights, visitors can move the night away on the sea shore to rumba beats while enjoying new Cuban mojitos and the best stogies under the stars. An encounter made really critical with shimmering lights enlightening the sea shore and warm sea waters simple advances away.

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