The lush surroundings of One&Only Reethi Rah

ADVERTORIAL • November 2015

Ten years of heaven in the Maldives

One&Only Reethi Rah celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, the resort is hosting 10 months of extraordinary activities for guests to enjoy during their stay

Situated in the most beautiful destinations in the world, One&Only Resorts embrace the authentic style and personality of the local culture. From remote island retreats to enchanting palaces, each resort offers genuine hospitality and unrivalled luxury for guests looking to get away from it all.

This autumn marks 10 years of One&Only Reethi Rah in the Maldives. Surrounded by the sparkling Indian Ocean, the resort is an all-villa retreat offering total privacy and sophistication. The spacious villas, each with ocean views and generous private verandas, are discreetly placed amid beautiful landscaping. Twelve white-sand beaches and a turquoise bay stretch over six kilometres of private coastline.


Ten years ago, One&Only Reethi Rah took on the project of extending the original island to create the larger island of today. Since then, the resort has quietly gained a reputation for offering the best in accommodation, service and experience.

Active holidaymakers will enjoy the beach club, two championship-grade tennis courts, and a PADI dive centre – plus a watersport centre, artists’ studio, and climbing wall. In addition, the resort’s luxury boutique and indulgent spa mean lounging is equally easy.

In honour of the resort’s 10th anniversary in 2015, One&Only Reethi Rah has curated 10 months of extraordinary activities. World-famous chefs, winemakers and wellness practitioners are just some of the experts who have been invited to offer their services during this time. Indulgence and experience are the names of the game.

Here are five things to look out for in the coming months:


1. Chef Giorgio Locatelli enters the kitchen (8-12 November)
Michelin-starred chef Giorgio Locatelli is considered by many to be one of the finest Italian chefs in the world. Join him on a culinary adventure and enjoy a traditional homemade feast.

2. Wine dinner with Don Pérignon (7 November)
Dom Pérignon is one of the world’s most prestigious Champagnes. Join a master sommelier for an evening of fine wine and food. During November there will also be an exhibition of Anjara Jewellery, which comprises handmade pieces featuring opals from Australia, emeralds from Colombia, and rubies and sapphires from Burma.

3. Acupuncture with Dr Igor Roganin (1-13 November) 
Founder and chief physician of the DAO clinic in Moscow, Dr Igor Roganin has more than 20 years’ experience in the field of acupuncture. His treatments target the effects of stress, help alleviate pain and chronic fatigue, and tackle insomnia.

4. Luxury sandbank experiences (1-31 December)
Looking for even more privacy? Experience the thrill of visiting your very own private deserted island, set in the crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean.

5. Exclusive Wine Dinner with Antinori (4 December)
Join the Antinori team as they share their favourite vintages paired with spectacular cuisine.

One&Only Reethi Rah offers the ultimate holiday experience for those seeking tropical luxury. To explore the full calendar of 10th anniversary activities, visit visit To book your stay, visit 

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