Hard Rock International and S Hotels & Resorts introduced memorable music-inspired stays to the Maldives for the first time this 1 September 2019, when Hard Rock Hotel Maldives officially opened.

Nestled within Emboodhoo Lagoon, just 15 minutes by boat from Malé International Airport, Hard Rock Hotel Maldives forms part of CROSSROADS Maldives, the country’s first and only integrated resort. Hard Rock Hotel Maldives features a full range of signature experiences and facilities for all ages, including a Hard Rock Cafe, Body Rock fitness centre, Rock Spa, Rock Shop, Hard Rock Roxity Kids Club and Teen Spirit Club, the dedicated hangouts for 3-17-year-olds.

The 178 spacious rooms include family suites, beach villas, overwater villas and overwater pool villas, presenting options for every occasion. The two-bedroom Silver Family Suite allows parents and kids to stay together with bunk beds and direct beach access, while the 460-square-metre Rock Star Villa features spacious outdoor living areas, an infinity pool, a tuk-tuk bar on the terrace, panoramic ocean views and even a private boat jetty – great for mini-groups of thrill-seeking friends.

Hard Rock’s signature The Sound of Your Stay program allows guests to curate their own holiday soundtrack using in-room Crosley turntables, playlists and even the chance to borrow a Fender guitar.

Dining at Hard Rock Hotel Maldives; at Sessions, diners are treated to a world of contemporary flavours with indoor and outdoor seating, while The Elephant and The Butterfly present Latin American-inspired cuisine in an idyllic oceanfront setting. Additionally, the Hard Rock Cafe at CROSSROADS Maldives brings the iconic dining and entertainment concept to the Maldives, offering mouth-watering all-American cuisine, live music, events, music memorabilia, and a Rock Shop.

Youngsters can hang out in the Hard Rock Roxity Kids Club and Teen Spirit Club, with an “All Access Pass” revealing a full schedule of fun activities, and private music lessons allowing children to unleash their inner guitar heroes. Parents can energise their stays at the Body Rock fitness centre, with the latest equipment and invigorating sessions such as martial arts and circus skills, while Rock Om programme brings forth the serenity and spirituality of yoga, accompanied by the healing power of music.

Alternatively, Rock Spa provides a wide range of therapies, featuring Rhythm and Motion– the world’s first fully immersive music-centric spa menu utilizing amplified vibrations, pressures and patterns, as the foundation of its treatments.

Over at The Marina @ CROSSROADS, the vibrant lifestyle district and heart of CROSSROADS Maldives, the PADI-certified Watersports & Dive Centre provides regular excursions and private tours into the underwater world. The Marine Discovery Centre teaches guests about the resort’s conservation activities, including a Junior Coral Curator programme and a clownfish release initiative, while the Maldives Discovery Centre showcases the culture of this captivating country.

The CROSSROADS Event Hall is a state-of-the-art facility for over 400 delegates, allowing guests at Hard Rock Hotel Maldives to host functions of all sizes, from conventions to exclusive strategy sessions.

Hard Rock Hotel Maldives will become the brand’s first Maldivian outpost and joins other locations across Asia Pacific, including China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand.