on 5 Mar 2020
Offers 30 berths for 10m to 60m yachts and world-class facilities
A 30-berth yacht marina opened recently at the new CROSSROADS Maldives, a world-class lifestyle leisure and entertainment destination. The marina at the multi-island CROSSROADS Maldives is set amongst the exotic Kaafu Atoll and Emboodhoo Lagoon, just a 15-minute speedboat ride from Velana International Airport and the Maldives capital city, Malé.
At the centre of the integrated leisure and lifestyle hub is The Yacht Marina @ CROSSROADS, the first and largest of its kind in the Maldives, and the perfect locale to begin an exciting holiday experience.
“The Yacht Marina offers an impressive 30-berth quay, complete with world-class facilities and exclusive concierge services, the ideal haven to weigh anchor,” reports Mohamed Hameed, heading up Asia Pacific Superyachts Maldives and the head office in Malé, which provides the excellent care and services needed by superyachts and their Captains.
Catering for 10m to 60m vessels, this is the ultimate explorer’s paradise, a true waterfront township with the marina having limited access for vessels up to 50ft LOA, but the superyacht docks are fully operational.
The Maldives Riviera provides the following Marina Facilities and Services: 24/7 access; Docks for vessels up to 50m+; multiple 160A electrical outlets for vessels 40m+; black water pump-out service; fuel available; dock assistance; fast response RIB assistance; approach assistance and guidance; weather station with daily reports; fresh ice service; chandlery ordering and delivery; vessel transfer services; dining on board; fitness centre; crew catering and services; crew R&R packages; and complimentary WiFi.
APS Maldives can provide all the paperwork, provisioning, services and itineraries needed for superyachts to enjoy their stay and cruising in the Maldives, a country characterised by its unique underwater life and ecology. The warm waters are home to a diverse array of exotic marine life, each creature more colorful than the next, and Hanhushi’s coral reef showcases 1,000 species of fish, 20 species of whales and dolphins.
While berthed at The Marina @ CROSSROADS, there’s plenty to do and see. The ‘360° of Happenings’ is home to the legendary Hard Rock Cafe, Café del Mar Beach Club, exclusive retail stores and a plethora of upscale and casual eateries, including Ministry of Crab and Nihonbashi Blue, two of Asia’s top restaurants.
The Marina also showcases the wellness and spa brand, Lèn Be Well, a Marine Discovery Centre with coral preservation and coral propagation activities, a Maldives Discovery Centre, Best Dives – Watersports and Dive Centre, and the inspiring The Event Hall. Kids can delve into their own playcation at the Koimala & Maalimi’s Junior Beach Club and Camp, an activities hub dedicated to children’s adventures.
The Maldives Riviera CROSSROADS’s initial phase comprises two stylish resorts; SAii Lagoon Maldives, and Curio Collection by Hilton, as well as the iconic Hard Rock Hotel Maldives.
This is where superyacht owners, guests, captains and crew can encounter an array of leisure amenities and a seamlessly integrated myriad of experiences and a unique, stylish destination.
Photos: Asia Pacific Superyachts