Courtesy of Dhoni Island

Dhoni Island, Maldives

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No
Maldivian resort has captured the majesty of water travel quite like Dhoni
Island (previously Dhoni Mighili). Set on its own private island, the six-suite
resort is just a 25-minute seaplane flight from the capital, Malé—but the lazy,
five-hour sail via dhoni, or traditional handcrafted wooden Maldivian
sailboat, is much more indulgent. The resort’s elegant, 65-foot cruisers are
fabulously fitted with everything from goose-down duvets, Frette linens, and
surround-sound theaters to Philippe Starck–designed baths, SMEG retro-designed
fridges, and thakarus (personal butlers). Even after you’ve checked into
one of the resort’s six villas (four of which have plunge pools and private
courtyards), the dhoni and thakaru remain on call until checkout.
David Kaufman

World's Coolest Hotel Transfers

Dhoni Island, Maldives

No
Maldivian resort has captured the majesty of water travel quite like Dhoni
Island (previously Dhoni Mighili). Set on its own private island, the six-suite
resort is just a 25-minute seaplane flight from the capital, Malé—but the lazy,
five-hour sail via dhoni, or traditional handcrafted wooden Maldivian
sailboat, is much more indulgent. The resort’s elegant, 65-foot cruisers are
fabulously fitted with everything from goose-down duvets, Frette linens, and
surround-sound theaters to Philippe Starck–designed baths, SMEG retro-designed
fridges, and thakarus (personal butlers). Even after you’ve checked into
one of the resort’s six villas (four of which have plunge pools and private
courtyards), the dhoni and thakaru remain on call until checkout.
David Kaufman

Courtesy of Dhoni Island

World's Coolest Hotel Transfers

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