Vivanta By Taj - Coral Reef

Vivanta By Taj - Coral Reef, Maldives has all the exotic ocean views and dramatic sunsets that are de rigueur for any tropical holiday. The twist comes when you step into your villa and instead of the usual beach dcor, find a streamlined, sophisticated take on resort accommodations. Vivanta by Taj has revamped the resort experience from stem to stern and offers the ideal escape at a stunning value proposition.

Divers, beach bunnies, and honeymooners - are welcome. After you descend into the Mal airport, a luxury speedboat spirits you and your luggage away to Hembadhu Island, where you arrive at Vivanta by Taj - Coral Reef. The resort is a diver's dream destination with numerous diving sites and it's very own reef and shipwreck to explore. For those that prefer to stay on land, the view of the lagoon dotted with water villas is hypnotic. No matter where you travelled from, your world is about to become filled with white sand and magnificent coconut palms. Let Vivanta by Taj introduce you to bliss. Taj Coral Reef Resort is located some 20 miles from Hulule International Airport. There is a speed boat transfer from the airport to the hotel.

Accommodation

This trip to the beach will be elegant yet rustic. Vivanta by Taj believes in watching sunsets in style. The newly redesigned accommodation at Vivanta by Taj - Coral Reef is modern and spacious. Guests can choose Superior Charm or Deluxe Delight thatched Beach Villas with large beachside porticos, Premium Indulgence Water Villas, with private decks looking out to the lagoon and Presidential Nirvana Beach Suites with private outdoor plunge pool and sundeck. Suite guests are treated to personalized butler service. All offer unrivalled views of the sea and outdoor shower areas for private relaxation.

Vivanta by Taj - Coral Reef offers high-tech connectivity with a view. Each Villa is equipped with a fully integrated, LCD TV, home theatre surround sound system with an iPod docker and high speed Internet. Get away from it all or stay plugged in. It's up to you.

Villa types of Vivanta By Taj - Coral Reef

Superior Charm Beach Villa / Starting from $336 pppn

These 12 elegantly styled, spacious Beach Villas are 58 square metres with thatched roofs, offering total privacy for your tropical getaway. Designed in hushed pastels with a large comfortable sea-facing bed, airy Superior Charm Beach Villas work their magic with brilliant views; outdoor showers uniquely designed open space.

Deluxe Delight Beach Villa / Starting from $381 pppn

Delight Deluxe Beach Villas are 66 square metres of exotic sophistication with thatched roofs, an outer deck and space for dinner. Large glass bay windows show off amazing beach views although you can get an even closer view from outside on day bed or the hammock.

Premium Indulgence Water Villa / Starting from $471 pppn

32 Premium Indulgence Water Villas beckon. 85 square metres destined to be your personal paradise with a thatched roof, and outer deck overlooking the water with sun loungers and space for dinner. The indoor/outdoor experience wouldn't be complete with an open air shower and wide wooden ladder going straight into the lagoon.

Presidential Nirvana Suite with Pool / Starting from $514 pppn

Nirvana Beach Suite becomes whatever experience you seek. Your personal haven. An unmatched honeymoon. Your family's favourite holiday. The two Presidential Nirvana Suites are utterly remarkable, two-level, duplex villas with thatched roofs and the works! Each has two floors, two bedrooms and a large living area from which you can take in the immense views of the Indian Ocean outside.

REEF BAR

Overlooking windswept infinity swimming pool and house reef, the Reef bar is designed to soothe the senses. Soak in the relaxed groove of this breezy open-air bar with live entertainment. Cool down. Chill out. Soak in the vibrant, modern scene. Reef Bar is where guests gather for the perfect evening of conversation and unexpected diversions. Sometimes it's a disco, other nights a magic show. You won't know unless you go!

Arrive before sunset and bask in a mellow afterglow of calmness as the sun teases its way down to the other side of the hemisphere. Sip a Sundowner or sample any of the potent Reef Bar creations; they will keep you young and vivacious all night long.
Don't miss the Prince creation - The Six-Salt Tequila Shot Tray. An innovative platter of exotic salts like Pink Himalayan Salt, Smoked Hickory, Red Hawaiian, Peruvian Maras, Jalapeno flavoured salt and Natural Organic Sel Gris. All arranged in one tray along with tequila and lime. Shoot it!

OPEN MIND

Eating under the sky and stars is a must. Thus Vivanta by Taj presents Open - The Grill, an al fresco dining experience overlooking the lagoon & the swimming pool. Guests are treated to a stylish interactive experience at the Teppanyaki Grill where the meal is accompanied by selections of flavoured organic sea salts and different olive oils. The grills use lava stone and traditional Indian tandoori char grills for ultra authentic results. Meanwhile, the Sushi chef demonstrates his skills at the sushi bar. And to add to the contrast, there's a poolside, wood-fired pizza oven that ensures delicious, classic pizza is available all day long.

ALL DAY DELICIOUS

Latitude spoils you for choice by offering a fascinating range of Pan Asian cuisine. The look is chic, the vibe informal. Splashes of colour, trendy furnishings, and artistic food presentations set the tone. Mood lighting, eclectic world music and the menu spans across flavours from the Indian Ocean including Thai, Indonesian, Maldivian and Coastal Indian cuisine. All main course items are served a la carte from a menu that changes daily. The restaurant offers a private dining room along with a wine display, an ideal venue for private wine dinners offering tailor made menus by the Executive Chef.

Private Dining

AS YOU LIKE IT WINE CELLAR
Spend your evening in the Latitude Wine Cellar. Small private dining area, in a secluded section of the restaurant; offers privacy; can accommodate about 4 - 6 persons. The chef can tailor make menus and pair them with new world wines to match guests requirements.

SANDBANK PICNIC
Whisking you out to a secret sandbank with nothing but the gentle lapping of waves to intrude on your privacy. Indulge in the experience of sitting at the edge of the world with a cherished companion, the sun setting on an infinite horizon and, if you get lucky, shimmering moonlight.

IN-VILLA BARBEQUE
Arrange for a festive In-Villa barbeque evening with either a Chef Valet on hand or a 'DIY BBQ' with pre-marinated meats for guests to get involved. The chefs set up the barbeque kettle, meats and salads for you. You get the joy of grilling and then of course savouring the fruits of your labour.

IN-VILLA DINING
Guests can dine in the comfort and privacy of their villa. A menu of gourmet specialties is offered.

PRIVATE ISLAND DINING
Choose your spot on the island, and it is made into an unforgettable experience. All private dining experiences are subject to availability and weather conditions. Do reserve your experience at least 12 hours in advance in order to make it perfect.

EXECUTIVE CHEF RICHARD THOMPSON

Richard brings with him over 39 years of diverse culinary experience as well as extensive knowledge in service standards, food and wine pairings. Prior to moving to the Maldives, he was Executive Chef at Army and Navy Club Washington DC, USA a position he assumed in 2007. Previously, he spent nearly two years at Parrot Cay Resort & Como Shambhalha Retreat Turks & Caicos Islands.

With a focus on global fare, Richard Thompson brings the best of international inspired cuisine to the table that offers a great selection utilising the Char-grill as its focus in cookery featuring Asian, South American and Caribbean styles, yet keeping the food light and consistent with the Tropical location. Richard presents and creates menus that are clean, healthy and simply presented and looks forward to revitalise the menus and dining experiences of the guests at Vivanta by Taj – Coral Reef, Maldives, a hip, luxurious yet affordable solution to holidaying in the Maldives.

VIVID MEALS

At Vivanta by Taj - Coral Reef you feast. On the scenery, the culture, and most especially on the cuisine. Executive Chef, Richard Thompson has masterminded a diverse range of menus across his three restaurants. The focus is on fresh regional and international fare. From light bites to several indulgent courses, Milhoutra skillfully guides diners through memorable holiday meals.

Private Dinners can be arranged from within the intimate setting of the Wine Cellar to casual In-Villa barbeque evenings, with either a Chef Valet on hand or a 'DIY BBQ' with pre-marinated meats for guests to get involved. Water lovers can opt for the secret sandbank picnic location, surrounded by water only accessible at low tide.
Indoor and outdoor venues are a treat for the senses. The flavours. The aromas. The live cooking sounds. And the artistic display. All come together in a fine harmony. Dig in. Be thrilled.

Dining gallery

Jiva Spa

Got a lot on your mind? Find it seeping through your body and messing up your spirit? This is exactly what you need to de-stress. Get back in touch with yourself at Jiva Spa. Travelled way back in time and dug out the secrets of Ayurveda and other ancient Indian wellness and beauty wisdom. Using only pure Indian herbs, aromatherapy oils, all-natural creams and more goodness from Ma Nature’s closet to concoct replications of the authentic remedies from the good old days – complemented by signature treatments, and luxurious award-winning therapies. Along with the lovely massages, wraps and scrubs, there’s Yoga and Meditation as well. They all get together to get your body, mind and spirit back together and back in sync with each other.

Spa gallery

LEISURE

What would you like to do today? Laze by the pool? Snorkel? Plan the most romantic evening you've ever had? Whether it's adventurous or elaborate, can be arranged. Vivanta by Taj loves to over-deliver.

Join in feeding the stingrays. These are very special guests who visit Vivanta by Taj - Coral Reef, Maldives every evening. All complimentary For grown ups only.

ROMANTIC ESCAPADE
Whisking you off by speedboat to an exotic sandbank with a bottle of sparkling wine. Snorkel in the clear blue waters. Or just let the atmosphere set an unforgettable mood. Upon return, there is more to come. Romantic candlelight sets the stage for a four-course dinner (fixed menu) with a nightcap either at the Open - the grill or in the privacy of your villa. A romantic turndown service is waiting to surprise you after dinner. For the morning after - Breakfast is served to your order in the privacy of your villa.

ULTIMATE COMBINATION
Whisking you off by speedboat to an exotic sandbank with a bottle of sparkling wine. Snorkel in the clear blue waters. Then come back to a relaxing massage at the spa. This intimate evening continues with a romantic candlelit five course dinner (fixed menu) with a bottle of Wine (375 ml) either at Open - the grill or in the privacy of your villa. A romantic turndown service adds a final exquisite touch to the evening. For the morning after - Breakfast is served to your order in the privacy of your villa.

FITNESS CENTRE

Stay energized. Work up a sweat. Cool down. Stretch out. The Vivanta by Taj Fitness Centre has everything you need to meet your health and fitness requirements on the go.

BIG GAME FISHING

The Maldives is a paradise, where a fisherman's dream can turn to reality. Bountiful pelagic fish are on offer in the beautiful waters surrounding the islands. Fish on board a specially designed game boat that is suitable for casting and big game fishing. This is your thrilling chance to test your skills in the deep sea. With waters known for their rich and varied fish, the Maldives offer the enthusiast a chance to hook a prize catch such as Barracuda, Wahoo, Jack fish, Tuna, Sailfish and Giant Trevally.

EXCURSIONS

Delicious cuisine. Uninterrupted, panoramic views. Total privacy. And yet, there is an entire Island to explore. When you are ready to venture beyond this haven of peace and tranquillity, Vivanta by Taj - Coral Reef offers a diverse range of escapes and experiences.

The excursions below have been carefully selected for certain fixed days and times of the week to be able to provide the best possible experience for you. Timings are not variable as they are dependent on various external factors.

HISTORICAL MALE
SEAPLANE PHOTO FLIGHT
ISLAND HOPPING
SUNSET CRUISE
NIGHT FISHING
BIG GAME FISHING
SUBMARINE EXPERIENCE AND A BRIEF VISIT TO MALE
KUDABANDOS PICNIC EXPERIENCE

MAKE THE MOST

Without a doubt, the Villas are amazing, but if you don't take advantage of other experiences you're only sampling part of the Vivanta by Taj - Coral Reef experience. Amazing excursions, Jiva Spa, infinity pool and persuasive leisure options are simply too special to be missed. Get the whole experience in all.

Exclusive offers

Following exclusive offers are only from Alpha Maldives. Please note that the rates are calculated with all the taxes and it is per person per night basis. Exclusive offer rates are calculated without transfer to the resort and villas are subject to availability.

Superior Charm Beach Villa / Starting from $336 pppn

These 12 elegantly styled, spacious Beach Villas are 58 square metres with thatched roofs, offering total privacy for your tropical getaway. Designed in hushed pastels with a large comfortable sea-facing bed, airy Superior Charm Beach Villas work their magic with brilliant views; outdoor showers uniquely designed open space.

Deluxe Delight Beach Villa / Starting from $381 pppn

Delight Deluxe Beach Villas are 66 square metres of exotic sophistication with thatched roofs, an outer deck and space for dinner. Large glass bay windows show off amazing beach views although you can get an even closer view from outside on day bed or the hammock.

Premium Indulgence Water Villa / Starting from $471 pppn

32 Premium Indulgence Water Villas beckon. 85 square metres destined to be your personal paradise with a thatched roof, and outer deck overlooking the water with sun loungers and space for dinner. The indoor/outdoor experience wouldn't be complete with an open air shower and wide wooden ladder going straight into the lagoon.

Presidential Nirvana Suite with Pool / Starting from $514 pppn

Nirvana Beach Suite becomes whatever experience you seek. Your personal haven. An unmatched honeymoon. Your family's favourite holiday. The two Presidential Nirvana Suites are utterly remarkable, two-level, duplex villas with thatched roofs and the works! Each has two floors, two bedrooms and a large living area from which you can take in the immense views of the Indian Ocean outside.