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Four Seasons Maldives
Private Island at Voavah,
Baa Atoll at fourseasons
2017 / ISSUE
1 / FOUR SEASONS MAGAZINE
Where: A UNESCO Dream
Voavah is located in the Baa Atoll, the Indian Ocean’s
first UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve—a 1,200-
square-kilometre (463-square-mile) expanse of
ocean that’s home to the world’s largest manta ray
population and one of its richest coral reef systems.
“Voavah draws on the expertise of some of the
country’s most knowledgeable boatmen and
scientists, so guests can experience the Biosphere
Reserve with those who have already spent a decade
protecting it,” Kraenzlin says. The team also works
closely with Four Seasons Resorts Maldives’ own
15 marine biologists to strengthen the island’s conservation e;orts, with guests able to join all sorts of
An easy 40-minute seaplane transfer from Malé
International Airport, Voavah Private Island is remote
but easy to reach, with the Four Seasons service
extending to many additional extras to help maximise
the sense of escapism, privacy and security, from
CIP services to private jet–handling assistance.
When: Year-Round Highlights
Whether visiting with a family group intent on excitement, travelling for a complete relaxation retreat, or
gearing up to party hard all day and all night, you’ll
find year-round appeal in Voavah’s activities.
Wellness o;erings include yoga, meditation and
pranayama (breathwork), enhanced by beauty treatments and on-call Rossano Ferretti hair consultants.
Enjoy adrenalin-boosting, team-building fun with
kitesurfing, parasailing, X-Jets Jetblades, wake-
boarding, jet-skiing and windsurfing.
Moonlit sandbank dinners, castaway picnic lunches,
pool parties, pop-up shisha bars, and Robinson
Crusoe–style kids’ picnics hint at some of the dining
and entertainment magic that can be conjured by the
culinary and recreation team. Kids can try everything
from learning to fish and stargazing to embarking on
a treasure hunt cruise of their very own.
“Whatever guests dream or imagine, we will strive
to make happen,” Shidad says. “It is their island,
chances of seeing
manta rays by
planning your trip
for these dates: