Dusit Thani Maldives Reveals All-New Handcrafted Resort SignMay 2018
Guests stepping foot onto the arrival jetty as they enter their paradise home of Dusit Thani Maldives are now greeted by an an immediate glimpse of Maldivian history and culture, as the resort has unveiled a new welcome sign created by traditional coral limestone carving. The signed was revealed by the resort’s General Manager, Reinhold Johann, with the help of guests, at a management cocktail party held in the main reception. Carving coral limestone is one of the oldest crafts practiced by Maldivians and was historically used to build temples, mosques, wells and to sculpt statues for worship. Some of the intricate symmetrical and floral designs show strong influences of Islamic art. Dusit Thani Maldives offers 94 villas and residences, along with three restaurants, two bars, one of The Maldives’ largest infinity pools, outdoor cinema, extensive Kids’ Club and the award-winning Devarana Spa with elevated treatment villas among the coconut palms. The resort is surrounded by white sandy beaches and a rich 360-degree house reef. The resort is located on Mudhdhoo Island in Baa Atoll, The Maldives’ first UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, just 35 minutes by seaplane from the capital city, Malé.