WOW was commissioned to design a unique resort in the Maldives. It was quickly apparent that building on an island in an atoll in the Indian Ocean was neither eco friendly nor sustainable. Were it not for the fabulous natural beauty and rich natural history, it would be pointless. Therefore, we decided to conceptualize an Eco Awareness resort, where the guest would arrive and enjoy the beauty and wonders of the place, but leave refreshed, enlightened and inspired by theses pockets of paradise on our planet. Together with the owners we selected a luxury resort brand that we felt would do justice to the vision, and at the same time would provide the necessary customer draw for a low key count resort, where limited numbers would provide lower impact to the island. St Regis is scheduled to be the brand operating what we hope will be a model resort concept for ...

St. Regis Maldives Under Construction