The Nautilus is a private island resort in the Maldives and the ultimate destination for multi-generational travel offering a fully bespoke ultra-luxe holiday experience tailored to guests’ individual needs. With beach and oceanside houses and residences, extensive activities for all ages and five-star hospitality and service, the bohemian hideaway offers an unparalleled opportunity to celebrate with family and loved ones and create everlasting memories.
Building on the continuing trend of post-pandemic togetherness, multi-generational holidays are becoming increasingly popular, offering an opportunity to reconnect, strengthen relationships and spend quality time with family members. With international family travel growing by 90 per cent year on-year, people are looking for resorts offering tailor-made, family-focused experiences.1 The Nautilus’s offering and its emphasis on providing the perfect space to slow down, enjoy each other’s company and experience all the wonders of the Maldives, make it the ideal destination for families.
Encompassing pristine waters and coral reefs, the Maldives has become a favourite holiday destination, with its vibrant marine life, white sandy beaches and crystal-clear lagoons. Located on the Baa Atoll in the heart of the UNESCO Biosphere, The Nautilus is surrounded by the natural beauty of Hanifaru Bay. Multi-generational holidays are about sharing experiences and making memories together and with the rise in bucket-list travel, The Nautilus provides the opportunity to discover, explore and enjoy the extraordinary natural wonders on its doorstep. Whether it’s a picnic on a secluded sandbank or snorkelling with majestic manta rays at Hanifaru Bay, from May to November, the private island resort’s unmatched offering includes those once-in-a-lifetime experiences that make a family holiday truly unforgettable.
The extensive range of activities, treatments and facilities at The Nautilus are designed for everyone, from infants through to grandparents. Setting it apart from other island resorts, guests have the freedom to create the holiday they desire, without any strict schedules or set times, along with unscripted dining, with no fixed menus or dress codes, allowing groups to dine whenever and wherever on the island. From relaxing spa treatments to pirate-themed treasure hunts, the plethora of options along with the flexibility and professional childcare available means that while parents indulge in private dining at one of The Nautilus’s three restaurants, children can have an oceanside movie night under the watchful eye of Young Wonderers team.
Perfectly suited for children aged 11 and under, the Young Wonderers Club offers jam-packed programmes of age-appropriate experiences designed to entertain and educate. Conducted under expert supervision children can enjoy activities including storytelling, nature trails, arts and crafts and
beach days. For those that are slightly older, The Nautilus provides excursions to nearby islands, water sports and diving, cooking classes, fishing and more. The private island resort also offers Maldivian music classes and with the coral adoption programme and resident marine biologist, education on the local culture and the conservation of the surrounding marine habitat is a vital part of The Nautilus’s conscious approach to luxury.
Reunions, birthdays and weddings are the perfect reason for a multi-generational holiday, bringing together the whole family for the ultimate celebration abroad. Whether it’s for a personal achievement or to simply unite with loved ones, The Nautilus creates totally bespoke celebrations to cater to guests’ specific requests. From smaller celebrations on The Nautilus’s own sandbank in the middle of the Indian Ocean to larger parties that take over the whole island, from privately curated dinners to beachfront barbeques, the private island resort allows guests to celebrate any way they choose.
With only 26 beach and ocean houses and residences, each with their own living room, dedicated butler service taking bespoke luxury to a new level and private infinity pool, The Nautilus provides complete privacy. The two-bedroom overwater and beach residences are ideal for smaller families, whilst The Nautilus Mansion, with three bedrooms, offers extra space. Larger groups can book adjacent houses or even hire the entire resort for the ultimate private island experience. Houses can include baby feeding and bathing amenities, strollers, high-chairs and children’s toys as needed.
To make the journey to The Nautilus as seamless as possible, particularly if travelling as a large group and with children, the private island resort is able to greet guests at Velana International Airport, drive them to a VIP lounge and assist with the immigration process. From here, The Nautilus has its own seaplane, offering a seamless transfer to the Baa Atoll. On arrival guests are greeted by The Nautilus’s General Manager and their personal butler as they disembark.
To book your stay visit: www.thenautilusmaldives.com