Before we actually paid a visit, Reethi Rah seemed a bit conservative for an island resort. Sleek, grand, but maybe lacking some of that rustic maldiveness (define it as you like), so in vogue these days. Coming ashore we realised that refusing to follow design fads is precisely the point: you simply don’t have to, when you are the best.
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