A place where nature and inspiring architecture harmoniously coexist, NML resort offers a fresh haven for progressive travelers who seek authentic experiences in a pocket of seclusion.
Neither overtly indulgent nor ostentatious the design incorporates a combination of carefully selected materials, fittings and FF&E, which give the space a clean modern edge with the richness of fine detailing.
Taking colour inspiration from the Indian Ocean, the team introduced an array of warm furnishings and artwork that offer casual tropical elegance and character to the lobby.
The team took inspiration from the glamour and essence of bars and restaurants in cosmopolitan cities to create a timeless and alluring lounge. Jewel-toned textiles, bold prints, and textures along with eclectic furnishings set an enchanting feel.
Spaces are catered to meet form and function, using soothing palettes of stones, dark wood veneers and textiles with detailing to create a timeless elegance tailored to high hospitality standards.
Designed to maximise the user’s spatial experience by strategic positioning of wet areas at the back of the rooms, with full-height glass panel walls enhancing and encouraging views of the sea and beyond.
Flat ceilings wrap around simple outdoor spaces and vertical privacy timber screens work to shade and protect open decks and seating areas.
The seamless design of the modern oasis suggest a natural progression through the space and creates an inviting environment for guest to relax and recharge.
The design ethos of Island B focuses on creating an intimate and romantic ambiance that is sympathetic to its tranquil surroundings blending with nature to imbue mental and physical wellness.
Contemporary architectural design mixes harmoniously with rustic touches throughout the resort, with modern-style buildings fashioned using Maldivian influences. Though formidable execution, spacious in intent, and embracing on the inside, the private villas are constructed with natural thatch roofs and light, elegant exteriors that enable them to immerse in nature.
The guest rooms connect to the outdoors with signature vaulted ceilings, nature-inspired wall coverings, jute-inspired carpets and sculptural artworks that adorn the walls in the dining hall and lobby.
The thrill of arrival felt by visitors is recreated by welcoming public spaces, while the warmth of the resort’s iconic hospitality is drawn inward using lavish standards and classic forms. The design team capitalized on recognizable hallmarks of the region and included feature walls with circular motifs, latticed panels, and the art of weaving on the roof structures of the hotel to make the experience exclusive to the resort.
As a spot for honeymooners, outdoor spaces are focused on creating cosy clusters of seating cloistered amongst the island’s flora and fauna. At the center, an activity area with a thatched roof connects the unique island ambience.
Asian Resort Style
Working around the concept of family, the biophilic-centered design theme also uses bright colours as expressions of fun and dynamism.
A base palette that pairs vibrant with natural tones capture the textures from oxidized metals and alloys, evoking the transformative power of nature. Latticed timber screens integrated throughout offers semi-privacy that allows light to permeate all day. Soft and organic forms create areas with higher levels of engagement and visibility.
The design that is inspired by the beauty found in nature, provides a retreat that is at once an extension of home and a welcoming departure from the everyday.
To fit larger groups of guests, the family-focused Island C is enhanced by a large and welcoming lobby experience. Inside the public space, custom-designed, cage-like light fixtures set the tone, while a hand-crafted restaurant bar counter with aged timber, bamboo and wicker activates the space.
A base palette with vibrant hues inspired by unexpected natural sources that capture the tonal fluidity of oxidized metals and alloys exposed to the elements, evoke the transformative power of nature, with soft colours on the walls.
Bright colours, patterns and textures are the main highlights to imbue a lively ambiance for guests and their family. Spaces are curated as vast and open encouraging lively gatherings and outdoor activities.
Relax & Rejuvenate
Guest rooms for holistic body treatments are designed to effortlessly blend into the island-influenced design aesthetic. A colour palette inspired by the ocean is complemented with the earthy tones of rustic timber, stone, and rattan.
Designed for optimum relaxation, arena-style seating in vibrant pops of blues facing the ocean invites guests to enjoy panoramic views of the sea under the open sky.