Sheraton Maldives resort named best hotel in Asia
Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa has been crowned the winner of ‘Best Hotel In Asia’ and ranked in the top five of the ‘Best Hotel In The World’ in the prestigious Luxury Lifestyle Magazine Readers’ Travel Awards 2019.
The property beat competition from across the globe to take the coveted title by blowing well-travelled readers of the magazine away with its impeccable contribution to the tourism industry.
The resort impressed judges and readers alike to become the well-deserved winner of the Best Hotel In Asia category as well fifth place in the global category.
Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa is situated on the private island of Furanafushi in the Republic of Maldives, one kilometre and a 15-minute speedboat ride away from Velana International Airport.
The five-star resort offers 176 guest rooms designed to blend into the surrounding turquoise waters, pristine beaches and lush greenery. Also boasting seven unique restaurants and bars, the Shine Spa for Sheraton located on its very own island and three outdoor tropical fresh water pools, the resort caters for all guests and is the perfect destination for honeymooners, families with young children or teens and solo travellers alike.
Emilio Fortini, general manager of Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa, said: “We are delighted to have been so highly recognised as part of these awards that are based on readers’ votes.
“Having recently completed a renovation programme which has seen $20 million spent on redesigning Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa, we hope these achievements will inspire both new and returning guests to discover these new enhancements, which I have no doubt will only enrich their experience in our unique tropical paradise.”
The awards, run by Luxury Lifestyle Magazine in partnership with Blue Bay Travel, saw thousands of readers deliberating over the shortlisted nominees for some of the industry’s most astonishing travel destinations and show-stopping hotels, across a variety of travel-related categories.
Designed to reward the travel industry elite for excellence in a number of categories, nominees were narrowed down by an expert panel of judges, according to a strict set of criteria, before being set free on the hordes of readers to pick their favourite.