Set on the stunning island of Vagaru in the secluded Shaviyani atoll, JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa can be reached via a 55-minute scenic seaplane flight from Velana International airport. Featuring luxurious villas with private plunge pools and is spread over 22 acres of golden sand and palm trees. The villas feature separate lounges, bedrooms, and bathrooms, all tastefully accented with materials and colors inspired by the natural surroundings and cultural influences of the Maldives. The resort boasts 5 dining venues and 3 onsite bars. The outlets will feature a remarkable array of fine dining choices, ranging from classic Maldivian seafood to exotic Thai cuisine in a treetop restaurant, and from wood-fired brick oven pizzas to Japanese teppanyaki. A chef's garden supplies the resort with fresh produce daily. The resort also offers an outstanding selection of 98 different types of rum and a wine cellar with over 300 international labels. Three full-service bars will tempt guests with old and new-world wines, fine Japanese sake and handcrafted cocktails. The resort also offers 24-hour in-villa dining service, as well as memorable destination dining experiences. The resort’s signature Spa by JW is a sanctuary of indulgent top-to-toe pampering, offering a menu of luxury spa treatments. For families traveling with children, Little Griffins, a Family by JW kids' club, featuring a 13 m long pirate ship, kids' sleeping areas, a servery, games and educational activities will provide hours of fun and entertainment. For guests over 18, the resort offers an adults-only infinity pool area on the tip of Vagaru island, as well as a clubhouse complete with a cigar room, a shisha room, and billiards table.