The latest addition to make waves in the Crown & Champa Resorts portfolio is Jawakara Islands Maldives, a five-star luxury resort set to open its doors this August. Conceived under a game-changing concept, the property will feature two distinct islands linked together by a 700-metre bridge extending over the Jawakara house reef. The two islands – Mabin and Dheru are each characteristic of their own elements and aspects, making a stay in Jawakara a one-of-a-kind original experience in the Maldives.
Steeped in traditional luxury, Jawakara Islands prioritizes on providing a refreshing twist to contemporary experiences, promising guests an authentic Maldivian vacation while immersed in the sweeping landscapes of Lhaviyani atoll. The Jawakara Islands feature a total of 290 villas, divided between the Mabin and Dheru islands.
The larger of the two, Mabin Island is home to 202 villas and is tailored to offer a family-friendly experience for guests. The ideal destination for multi-generational family visits, the island caters to the requisites of families by bringing spacious villas and private suites with a myriad of fun-filled activities to enjoy with loved ones.
Over at Dheru Island, intimate experiences take centre stage with many awe-inspiring and private moments created for guests to enjoy. This includes a plethora of gastronomical offerings and luxury destination dining offerings such as candle-lit dinners and cultural shows. Adding to this, Dheru Island provides opulent stays with 88-key villas with choices between beachfront and overwater accommodations.
Gastronomy on the Jawakara Islands is another aspect that guests can look forward to with 12 dining venues featured between both islands. At all buffet restaurants on the property, guests can expect a food coma with live cooking stations and majestic buffet spreads drawing in global cuisines and dishes from all over the world.
On Mabin island, mouth-watering delicacies will be brought across Ekuveni, South Side Mabin - Aila, Waves and three elegantly designed bars overlooking the lagoon. On the other hand, Dheru island will tantalize tastebuds through The Retreat and Blue Zone with the latter paying tribute to the flavours of Asian Pacific Cuisine. Moreover, epic sundowners and cocktails can be enjoyed at the Blue Zone Bar while taking in the spectacular views of the Indian Ocean.
Graced by miles of cobalt-blue expanses and coral reef gardens, Jawakara is the place for guests to initiate their underwater journey by exploring world-class scuba diving sites and eye-catching snorkelling excursions. Amateur and pro divers will be spoiled for choice with great flexibility to customize their dive adventures to their interests and experience level. Likewise, snorkelling among the reefs will expose snorkelers to a world of vibrant colour with thousands of fish species and hundreds of corals adorning the landscape as far as the eye can see.
Apart from this, guests can also have their water fun overwater with a range of watersports available to discover the turquoise lagoon and surrounding waters. Whether it is kayaking, sailing or jet-ski riding that guests prefer, they can find it all at Jawakara. In-house sports and recreation facilities will feature on both islands too including infinity swimming pools, futsal, padel tennis, tennis and badminton courts as well as a fitness centre and golf course.
Those seeking calm and solace on their vacations can delight in some self-pampering sessions at the two resident spas on the property. Wellness havens are visualized in the form of the Sulsha Spa – where guests can expect to ease into a state of blissful relaxation and immerse themselves in a deep sense of serenity.
To reach this iconic property, guests can pick a choice between a 40-minute scenic seaplane ride or a 35-minute domestic transfer to Madivaru Airport followed by a speedboat transfer to the resort.