By The Nation
Nestled within the exquisite Emboodhoo Lagoon, just 15 minutes by boat from Male International Airport, Hard Rock Hotel Maldives forms part of Crossroads Maldives, the country’s first and only integrated resort. Whether seeking a hassle-free holiday with the family, an upbeat break with friends, or a romantic getaway with your other half, this vivacious beachfront hotel offers plenty of opportunities to stay and play.
"Hard Rock Hotel Maldives is an upbeat international resort that amplifies its spectacular surroundings. We’ll turn up the volume with spacious rooms, suites, villas – including overwater options – plus thrilling amenities and music memorabilia, all surrounded by crystal clear seas, pristine beaches and stunning scenery. We look forward to welcoming guests and offering everything you could possibly want for a tropical island holiday," said the hotel’s general manager Tolga Unan.
As the first Maldivian outpost of the world-famous hotel brand, Hard Rock Hotel Maldives features a full range of signature experiences and facilities for all ages, including a Hard Rock Cafe, Body Rock fitness centre, Rock Spa, Rock Shop, Hard Rock Roxity Kids Club and Teen Spirit Club.
The 178 spacious rooms include family suites, beach villas, overwater villas and overwater pool villa. The two-bedroom Silver Family Suite allows parents and kids to stay together with bunk beds and direct beach access, while the 460-square-metre Rock Star Villa features a spacious outdoor living areas, an infinity pool, a tuk-tuk bar on the terrace, panoramic ocean views and even a private boat jetty – great for mini-groups of thrill-seeking friends. Hard Rock's signature The Sound of Your Stay programme allows guests to curate their own holiday soundtrack using in-room Crosley turntables, playlists and even the chance to borrow a Fender guitar.