InterContinental Maldives Wins “Best Hotel Architecture Maldives” at the Asia Pacific Property Awards
Intercontinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort has been recognized as the 5-star winner for “Best Hotel Architecture Maldives” at the Asia Pacific Property Awards 2021. This is the second architectural achievement for the resort, which won the Bronze Award for “Best Hotel & Tourism Development 2020” at the MIPIM Asia Awards in December 2020.
The Asia Pacific Property Awards celebrate the highest levels of achievement by companies operating in all sectors of the property & real estate industry. In its 28th year, the Asia Pacific Property Awards are judged by an independent panel of over 80 industry experts. Judging focuses on design, quality, service, innovation, originality and commitment to sustainability.
Situated in the pristine Raa Atoll, InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort made its debut in 2019 and caters to visiting families, groups, couples and solo travellers. The resort features stunning one bedroom villas and two or three bedroom residences, all with spacious indoor and al fresco dining spaces opening up to a sweeping private terrace with private pool and direct access to the beach, lagoon or ocean.
While The Lagoon Pool Villas offer a unique accommodation concept across both the ocean and the island’s beach, the Three Bedroom Royal Beachfront Residence is the epitome of tropical island living. With direct beach access, ample indoor and outdoor living space, the Three Bedroom Royal Beachfront Residence offers a sanctuary encompassed by lush tropical greenery.
Modern nako louvres are used throughout the resort to seamless blend in with the tropical architecture using logs as simple columns and mangrove sticks used for screens. This shows the project’s simplicity and eco-friendly approach to exterior aesthetics.
Drawing inspiration from “Musafir” – an Arabic word portraying the concept of wanderlust and the colourful lifestyle of a nomad, the interior design of the resort incorporates discreet, calming touches to complement contemporary Maldivian design evident across many of the resorts architectural features and unique pieces of art. Thoughtfully placed in guest rooms and restaurants you will find vibrant colours woven into the finishing, such as the Maldivian lacquer boxes, the bright colours and the bright tapestries adorning the walls.