BANGKOK, 25 November 2021: S Hotels and Resorts Public
Company Limited, the hospitality arm of Singha Estate PCL, celebrates the
official launch of SO/ Maldives this week, with a ground-breaking ceremony
attended by company representatives.
The new beachfront resort will be located on the third
island of Crossroads Maldives, a fully-integrated leisure and lifestyle
Due to open in 2023, the new project is being created by S
Hotels & Resorts, Wai Eco World Developer (WEWD), a real estate
conglomerate in Myanmar, in partnership with Accor. The French hotel chain will
provide the SO/ Hotels & Resorts brand.
The 80-villa resort is located close to Malé’s Velana International Airport on a private island.
Guests at SO/ Maldives will be able to take advantage of
facilities at Crossroads Maldives, including the Marina @ Crossroads an
800-metre beach walk lined with cool cafés, refined restaurants, a beach club,
upmarket boutiques, a spa, the Marine Discovery Centre and a 30-berth yacht
marina that opened in 2019.
“SO/ Maldives will complement our two other five-star
resorts and further raise the standard of hospitality in this idyllic
archipelago,” said S Hotels & Resorts chief executive officer Dirk De
Commenting on the partnership with Myanmar WEWD’s managing director Zaw Win Maung said: “It gives us great pleasure to join hands with S Hotels & Resorts and Accor as we break ground on such a prestigious project. I look forward to bringing this remarkable resort to life in the coming months”.
SO/ Maldives will become the third accommodation option at
Crossroads Maldives, joining SAii Lagoon Maldives and Hard Rock Hotel Maldives.