Two Maldives’ resorts named amongst Top 25 Hotels in the World by TripAdvisor®

Two luxury hotels in the Maldives—Baros Maldives and Gili Lankanfushi—have been named winners amongst the Top 25 Hotels in the World at the TripAdvisor® Travelers’ Choice® Awards. TripAdvisor®, the travel site that helps find the latest reviews and lowest prices, determined the winners based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from TripAdvisor travellers worldwide.

While Baros Maldives and Gili Lankanfushi were named in the Top 25 Hotels in the World list, Baros Maldives also bagged a number of other top accolades. It was also named a winner in the Top 25 Luxury Hotels in the World list, Top 25 Hotels in the World for Service list, and Top 25 Hotels in the World for Romance list.

“We spent the whole week just marvelling at the natural beauty. It was possible to believe that nowhere else existed or even mattered! A real escape!” reads a review on Baros Maldives on the travel website.

In addition to being named in the Top 25 Hotels in the World list, Gili Lankanfushi was also named a winner in Top 25 Luxury Hotels in the World list, bagging the number 1 spot. Gili Lankanfushi was described on the travel website as an: “absolute paradise, with ultimate comfort and privacy. The villa attendant is like a ninja. Comes in and out without being seen, yet keeps everything in order.”

Kandolhu Maldives was also named amongst the Top 25 Hotels for Romance in the World list alongside Baros Maldives. “We spent seven nights on this beautiful island and cannot fault a single part of it. Every inch is immaculate, and the service is flawless,” reads a review of Kandolhu Maldives in the travel website.

Three other luxury properties in the Maldives were also named in the Top 25 All-Inclusive Resorts in the World list; Kurumba Maldives, Lily Beach Resort & Spa and Club Med Kani. Kurumba Maldives, described on the website as a “unique experience” on the website, was the number 1 All-Inclusive Resort in Asia. Travellers described Lily Beach Resort & Spa as a “truly magical resort”, while Club Med Kani named a “paradise” by reviewers in the travel website.

In the 16th year of the awards, TripAdvisor has recognized 8,095 properties in 94 countries and eight regions worldwide. The hallmarks of Travelers’ Choice hotels winners are remarkable quality, service and value. The awards celebrate hotel winners in the categories of Top Hotels Overall, Luxury, Bargain, Small, Best Service, B&Bs and Inns, Romance, Family and All-Inclusive. In addition, a new “Value for Money” hotel award category was created this year. To see the full list of the winners, please visit tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-Hotels.