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Great news for honeymooners or folks looking to book a winter vacation! The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort is now open.
The hotel is part of the Marriott chain, which introduces a new way for folks with these points to book free nights. Great timing, because we just published all of the ways you can earn Marriott points in 2018!
The new hotel is located on Coral Island in the Baa Atoll and has 70 villas and suites – 41 on island and 29 over the water. Some rooms even have private pools. And all of the villas and suites have private decks with spectacular ocean views.
Every villa has its own outdoor rainforest shower and includes eco-friendly double roofing for natural light and ventilation.
The hotel has a full spa! So you can pamper yourself with facials, massages, body wraps, or fitness counseling. Plus, this hotel is even family friendly with experiences for kids ages 4 to 12. There is also a children’s pool and recreation grounds for the families and kids to play.
I checked room rates in January and found an island villa costs about $900 per night. Or you can book an award stay for 60,000 Marriott points per night! And when you use points, you can get the 5th night free!
Keep in mind, this is a Category 7 Marriott hotel. And award night pricing will increase next year when Marriott introduces peak and off-peak award pricing.
If you’re short on Marriott points, remember the chain is a 1:1 Chase Ultimate Rewards transfer partner. Or instead of transferring points, you can use these flexible points to book a hotel stay through the Chase travel portal!
If you’re excited about this new hotel, let me know in the comments below!