NewsJune 23, 2019

Kihaa Maldives – a Triple Award Winner of the Asia Pacific Hotel Awards 2019

Kihaa Maldives has won three prestigious awards at the Asia Pacific Hotel Awards 2019.

The resort received the award for ‘Best Luxury Hotel’ and ‘Best Luxury Sustainable Hotel in the Maldives’. They were also recognized as an International Five Star Hotel.


The International Hotel Awards are the international five-star standard of hotel ratings that were developed to identify, highlight and reward excellence throughout the global hospitality industry throughout a wide range of areas. In addition to categories for several types of specialty hotels and categories by hotel size, there are also categories for best hotel architecture, construction, interior design, marketing, and website.

Kihaa Maldives, a picturesque 600m-long island festooned with jungle foliage, a white sandy beach which stretches the entire circumference of the island and a lively coral reef is set within the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of Baa Atoll. There are 124 villas, which combine contemporary and classic features such as elegant furniture, romantic four-poster beds, and exotic rattan lounge seats.

Moreover, each room comes with its own infinity swimming pool, an outdoor jacuzzi, luxury yacht, private beach, and a Kihaa Spa, as well as a well-equipped gym featuring a sauna and steam room. Kihaa Maldives is accessible by a 20-minute domestic plane ride from the main Velana International Airport.