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Amaya Kuda Rah ranked ‘Best Boutique Resort’ in The Maldives at World Tourism Awards 2018

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Amaya Kuda Rah was recently recognised as the Best Boutique Resort in The Maldives, at the 25th Annual World Travel Awards, Grand Finale Gala Ceremony 2018 at the historic Pátio da Galé in Portugal. Amaya Kuda Rah which is a part of the chain of resorts under Amaya Resorts & Spas (part of the Leisure Sector of the Hayleys Group of Companies), competed with Baros Maldives, Coco Bodu Hithi, COMO Cocoa Island, Huvafen Fushi Maldives and Naladhu Private Island Maldives to win the title.

Commenting on this accolade, Managing Director of the Hayleys Leisure Sector and the Amaya Group Resorts, Lalin Samarawickrama said, “We are honoured to accept this significant award. The Maldives is a haven for the most spectacular hospitality properties and to be ranked the number one Boutique Resort is absolutely gratifying. It is a reflection of the highest standards of service and comfort that we consistently strive to offer our discerning clientele. Our team of service professionals are trained and geared to serve our guests with passion and excellence which is a key ingredient for this success.” Elaborating further he added, “We look forward to taking our guests on a plethora of captivating and rejuvenating experiences through our enhanced offerings.” 

Embraced by the glistening, cerulean, Indian Ocean, Amaya Kuda Rah is an enchanting island dream. This slice of paradise is a gateway to some of The Maldives’ most extraordinary dive sites such as Kuda Rah Thila, home to grey reef sharks, Napoleon fish and sea turtles. At Amaya Kuda Rah, guests can explore an underwater world and embark on soul awakening, natural journeys. This island resort has 51 exquisite villas including one luxurious Presidential Suite with its own private pool. The restaurants include the Sea Spray – which serves freshly caught seafood and other international delights and Glow – the bar by the pool serving imaginative cocktails and delicious snacks. Amaya Kuda Rah has a Spa and plenty of water sports activities including diving to nearby deserted islands.

The World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all key sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries. Today, the World Travel Awards brand is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of industry excellence. The finest travel brands in the world and the elite of the travel industry gathered for the World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2018 at the historic Pátio da Galé to find out who amongst them had been crowned the finest in the world.


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