The Royal Residence at Jumeirah Vittaveli recognised at World Travel Awards

12 July 2017

Jumeirah Vittaveli has won the award for ‘Indian Ocean's Leading Luxury Hotel Villa 2017’ at the 24th World Travel Awards for the recently launched Royal Residence.


Amit Majumder, General Manager of Jumeirah Vittaveli, said: “We are honoured to have received this award, and especially so, since the Royal Residence was launched only three months ago. The Royal Residence was a team effort, inspired by guest wishes and realized with input and dedication from the team on location. We are honoured to see such a great reception of a product that is an essential and logical extension of the facilities & services offered at Jumeirah Vittaveli and we look forward to continuing to amaze our guests and partners alike!”

The 5 bedroom Residence on the southern tip of the island of Vittaveli is a resort within the resort. It features 2 private pools, 3 bedrooms as part of the main complex and 2 further bedrooms as part of a two storey Guest House, in addition to its own dedicated restaurant, a private spa, gym and Jacuzzi. The Royal Residence offers a host of experiences and services that make it an unparalleled luxury experience, from stargazing with an astronomer, to cuisine by Michelin star Chefs, a stay at this extraordinary cluster of villas is like no other.The World Travel Awards were established to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all key sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries, and today, as they celebrate 24 years, the brand is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of industry excellence. This makes it a very special accolade for Jumeirah Vittaveli to receive.


In recent years, Jumeirah Vittaveli has been recognised as the Maldives’ Leading Spa Resort in 2016 and 2015 by the World Travel Awards, Romantic Hotel/Resort of the Year 2016 by AsiaSpa Awards, Best Luxury Island Resort in Maldives 2016 by World Luxury Hotel Awards, Best Indian Cuisine in Asia 2016 for its signature restaurant Swarna by the World Luxury Restaurant Awards, and more.