Artful Sophistication and ‘Joy of Living’ on the Azure of Maldives
Celebrate the ‘Joy of Living’ and engrave each sumptuous moment in the haven of artful sophistication, the luxurious island retreat Joali in the exotic Maldives.
Setting a new benchmark for glamour with exquisite craftsmanship, artistry and sustainability at its very core, Joali will be inaugurated in September 2018. Nestled in a space of unlimited tranquility of Northern Maldives on Muravandhoo Island in the Raa Atoll, one of the largest and deepest atolls in the world, the resort is calmly surrounded by numerous large plants enclosed in bark and shedding leaves to ensure the preservation of its delicate ecosystem. Being close to the Equator, Muravandhoo is also blessed with brilliant picturesque of blue waters, vibrant coral reefs and pristine white-sand beaches with lush coconut palms.
Built with meticulous thought and attention to detail that is reflected in its every facet, Joali offers a more unconventional approach to laid-back luxury. Right from its artful design and architecture, to its carefully curated products, in-the-moment experiences and highly personalized services are aimed in serving an impeccable journey towards the ‘Joy of Living’. Drawing inspiration from individual stories, the resort will comprise 73 elegant private beach and water villas and residences. Each expanse features artisanal amenities, curated in-room libraries, thoughtful design and selected objêts d’art.
Having an unparalleled intimate ambiance to celebrate togetherness, Joali set an immaculate retreat suitable for couples and families with availability of variety of two to five bedroom villas. The 500 sqm opulent living space across three bedrooms at the Private Ocean Residence will provide guests an utmost comfort with three dressing rooms, each with two walk-in wardrobes, and two living rooms. Two stunning infinity pools, a butler and valet service, and an on-call Dhoni complete the offering just right.
Occupying a 500 sqm expanse, the Private Duplex Beach Residence with its premier beachside position, will have four exquisite bedrooms allowing ample space for up to eight people along with an ensured privacy. There will also be a butler and valet service, a curated library, and a buggy and driver at guest’s disposal around the clock.
The dining experiences at Joali have been thoughtfully curated to satisfy the most discerning gourmands. Four restaurants will serve the guests inventive cuisine from all around the world, namely Vandhoo Resturant, Her Kitchen, Saoke Restaurant and Bellinis Restaurant. Vandhoo Restaurant is a note-perfect dining abode that encompasses flavors from across South-East Asia, China, the Mediterranean and the Levant. Serving not only a personalized culinary experience for guests to indulge in the local Maldivian recipes, Her Kitchen also let the guests to learn how to cook them. Designed by world-renowned Japanese restaurant architech, Noriyoshi Muramatsu, Saoke Restaurant is replete with Kotatsu seating, elegant lounge, and Nikkei cusine. Bringing a true slice of Italy in the Maldives, Bellinis Restaurant serves Nonna-approved dishes as well as wide range of Grappa’s, peach Bellini’s and homemade Limoncellos.
Joali will also be completed with the presence of stylish whisky and cigar lounge, The Mura Bar. With cabanas and infinity pods overlooking the sandy white beach, the bar is an immaculate zone to head for exotic sunset cocktails and light bites. For the dessert connoisseurs, the resort will have The Chocolate and Ice Cream Store as a host of artisanal sweet treats.
In no way an unerring holiday could be achieved without a good wellbeing. With wellbeing as the very essence, Joali seek to address physical ailments, emotional equilibrium and spiritual consciousness holistically. A wellbeing program devised with ESPA will aim to reconnect individuals to themselves in mind, body, and spirit. A wide range of rejuvenating treatments will be offered, inspired by the tropical surroundings. Showcasing a magnificent view of ocean’s azure and the flora and fauna, a fitness center will be seated with the presence of expert trainers.
At the very heart of the resort is Joali Art Studio & Gallery, offering an exceptional array of art and design evident in all areas of the destination. A rostrum of visiting artists will inspire guests with interactive art projects and nature inspired collection to nourish their creativity. Cherishing the agility of celebrated young artists, the resort displays exquisite works of art and design curated by Joali and created from recycled goods. Guests can add to their own art collection and holiday memories at the Store; this will sell distinct textile products, objêts d’art from local and global artists, as well as one-of-a-kind works created at the Studio.
The ‘Kid’s Club’ at Joali will offer a host of imaginative activities to engage and entertain younger guests, including native storytelling days with local raconteurs, to interactive treasure hunts around the resort. The dedicated facility will also include a Kid-friendly kitchen.
Joali also serves as the perfect abode for ultimate island wedding and an intimate destination for honeymoon. The experienced team of Joali will ensure an unforgettable day, from simple sunset nuptials à deux to a grand beachside event.
For further information about the new luxury island retreat Joali, kindly visit www.joali.com.