The Cheval Blanc Randheli Resort in the Maldives

Targeted to be officially opened during 2013, a brand new resort will serve as tourist attraction upon the Noonu Atoll, in the Maldives. Called the Cheval Blanc Randheli Hotel, it will reportedly provide breathtaking views of the Maldivian coast and a full range of luxurious services. Reachable via a 40-minute seaplane ferry from Male International Airport, this will definitely be one of the most sought-after getaways of the Indian Ocean.

Said to be comprised of 45 villas, the Cheval Blanc Randheli will be providing all sorts of over-water options. Jean-Michel Gathy is responsible for the architectonics of the resort, having combined the traditional local culture with contemporary aesthetics. The result is a soothingly calm design with exquisite furnishing, warm color palettes and features that make you feel like at home.

Look no further, this is also a great spot to experience classy dining – French cuisine thought and cooked by Yannick Alléno of the Michelin-class The 1947 on-site restaurant. In case it’s seafood you’re after, or just want to experience international styles like Iberian, Japanese etc., there are three additional restaurants to fulfill your wishes.