Raffles Maldives Meradhoo Island Available to Rent for $1.5 Million

By Paul Joseph

A stunning luxury island resort in the Maldives is now available for private rentals for a cool $1.5 million.

Part of the acclaimed Raffles portfolio of luxury resorts, Raffles Maldives Meradhoo Island has launched a special package called ‘You Run Raffles Maldives’, which invites more than 70 guests to come and enjoy its lavish environs for four nights – ideal for weddings or any other gatherings of friends and loved ones.

Meeting in the Maldivian capital of Male, guests will be taken via private charter flight to the resort, which is spread over two islands - one a white-sand idyll housing 21 vast villas beaming through the lush palm trees, and another an overwater retreat where residences stand over gently lapping waters.

All guests can  also enjoy custom dining experiences at The Firepit, a tiki torch-lit barbecue eatery, or the elegant Nikkei restaurant.

As for activities, besides soaking in the sun and gazing at the blue hues, there are countless water sports and unlimited use of the resort’s own private yacht, which is available for dolphin-watching cruises, fishing, o diving expeditions.

Guests can even make use of their very own Raffles Marine Butler, who will guide you through the rich marine life of Maldives the resort’s two vibrant house reefs, home to scores of fish species, from fluorescent parrotfish to blacktip sharks and hawksbill turtles.

Back on dry land, the Raffles Spa offers Biologique Recherche facials, aromatherapy massages, and many more bespoke treatments.

At the end of the trip, guests are furnished with a range of personalised souvenirs, including a customised robe, and epicurean treats, to take home as mementos.

By Paul Joseph