Cheval Blanc Randheli 5th anniversary
15 November 2018
November 15th marks the 5th birthday of Cheval Blanc Randheli. For this very dear occasion, the Chef and the sommelier collaborated to create a very exclusive champagne-paired dinner at Le 1947. Foie gras and passion fruit, scallop and chorizo, seabass and vanilla, Ossau-Iraty and black cherry, a daring menu to surprise
the most experienced taste buds.
Beware of the monsters!
30 October 2018
On the spookiest day of the year, mummies, little ghosts and other monsters lurk around Le Carrousel… Our mini heroes will get to go on a mysterious scavenger hunt, transform into the scariest monsters with face painting and watch a ghostly movie in the haunted garden.
Happy Halloween from the Cheval Blanc Randheli team!
Winter stroll under the palm and pine trees
18 October 2018
A time of reunion and celebrations, the festive season is already approaching at Cheval Blanc Randheli!
This very special period is an opportunity to offer each of the Maison's guests a collection of tailored experiences and unforgettable moments of emotion. From gastronomic holiday rendez-vous, to fun-filled themed events for the youngest, to intimate musical interludes, our Ambassadeurs take care of the smallest details to make this festive season a most extraordinary one in an exotic and poetic atmosphere.
Discover the programme here.
New flavours at the White
21 September 2018
The White restaurant revisits its colourful menu inspired by flavours from all around the world with a selection of new bistro creations.
From an exquisite Italian truffle pizza to delicious Indian, Indonesian, Maldivian or Thai curries, Chef Sebastien Lefort delights its guests with classics with a twist to indulge in enchanting culinary journeys.
Stay Flexible, Stay Relaxed
13 August 2018
With the arrival of Lara Christie as the new Fitness Specialist of Cheval Blanc Randheli, the Maison is delighted to add Pilates to its wide array of fitness activities available.
The art of controlled movements, Pilates improves flexibility, builds strength and develops control and endurance in the entire body. It puts emphasis on alignment, breathing and developing a strong core, reinforcing coordination and balance. From sunrise to sunset, Pilates can be practiced during group sessions or personalised individual training.
Football World Cup at Cheval Blanc Randheli
29 June 2018
Feel the World Cup Finale energy at Cheval Blanc Randheli!
The most enthusiastic fans will be able to watch the last game at the White Bar, while sipping a refreshing cocktail by the sea. On this special occasion, guests will discover delightful in-villa chocolate surprises, for a gourmet moment of celebration.
Roland Garros at Cheval Blanc Randheli
6 June 2018
Cheval Blanc Randheli eagerly awaits the final of Roland Garros!
To get in the competitive spirit, the Maldivian Maison has prepared an array of activities and surprises from a friendly competition to themed treats in the villas. On June 10th, fans are invited to watch the final game of the tournament on a large screen, feet in the sand and cocktail in hand, for a sensational island experience.
AERIAL SILK YOGA AT CHEVAL BLANC RANDHELI
14 May 2018
While summer approaches at Cheval Blanc Randheli, guests challenge the laws of gravity!
Over 45 minutes, in groups or individually, floating yogis perform figures hung on long sheets of silk, guided and advised by the yoga and meditation expert of the Maison. An ideal relaxing experience to recharge batteries and enjoy a holiday at Cheval Blanc Randheli.
Happy Mother's Day!
11 May 2018
This 13th of May, Cheval Blanc Randheli celebrates all mothers with an exceptional day of pampering. From a turquoise bubble bath with frangipani flowers, to delicous home-made chocolates, delicate bubbles for breakfast and lovely surprises from the Cheval Blanc Spa, this special day is filled with love and attentions...
At Le Carrousel, the little ones will also craft their very own gift!
A Gastronomic Journey with Veuve Clicquot at Le 1947
17 April 2018
On April 17th, Cheval Blanc Randheli has the pleasure of welcoming Monsieur Stéphane de Meurville, Managing Director of Moët Hennessy India, for a gastronomic encounter at Le 1947 signature restaurant.
A culinary journey of 13 courses paired with a rare selection of vintages and exceptional labels of Veuve Clicquot will delight the most accomplished connoisseurs.
CHEVAL BLANC RANDHELI WISHES YOU A VERY HOPPY EASTER!
2 April 2018
From sculpted coconut gifts to chocolate art pieces hidden in the villas, Cheval Blanc Randheli surprises guests on April 1st for Easter celebrations! Culinary delights await at the White beach for a convivial dinner lulled by the sounds of the Indian Ocean.
Little ones will seek Easter eggs hidden in the tropical jungle, chase the Easter bunny, compete with other families at the Olympic Family Beach games and many more egg-citing activities!
A NEW CULINARY ADVENTURE
22 March 2018
Japanese culinary art arrives at Cheval Blanc Randheli!
For this new season, the Maldivian Maison opens a new bar entirely dedicated to teppanyaki. The chef works directly with the teppan and seduces the guests in search of performance and refined cuisine. On the menu: beef from Japan, marinated chicken, lobster caught in Maldivian waters, and fresh vegetables from the chef's garden.
EXPERIENCE TENNIS ON A JUNGLE ISLAND
1 March 2018
Guests are invited to embark across the water to enjoy the pleasures of tennis on neighbouring Maakurandhoo Island. By day or night, on an artificial or hard court, Cheval Blanc Randheli's internationally ranked tennis pro offers personnalised courses for every level. For a break between two games, freshly opened chilled coconuts await on the island's club house.
CELEBRATING THE YEAR OF THE DOG
9 February 2018
Chinese New Year is a moment of celebration at Cheval Blanc Randheli for the Year of the Dog. The Maison enlivens in shades of gold and red for a new year commencing with good fortune and prosperity.
All around the world, families will gather together to celebrate these vibrant festivities through delightful feasts, gleaming fireworks and gift-giving. The Maison will commemorate while bringing a gala dinner to life with a traditional dragon dance and arts & crafts workshops.
VALENTINE'S DAY AT CHEVAL BLANC RANDHELI
8 February 2018
As Valentine’s Day approaches, the Maison prepares for an indulgent day of celebration with Guerlain’s exclusive Kiss Kiss line of lipsticks.
Throughout the day, snap a few photos in Guerlain’s festive photobooth. Then, for dinner, celebrate this sumptuous occasion with a specially designed menu by Chef Sebastien Lefort at the White or Le 1947.
Culinary Journey by the Ministry of Crab
7 February 2018
The Ministry of Crab, founded by the famous chef Darshan Munidasa, pops-up in Cheval Blanc Randheli on February 12th and 13th! A fusion between Sri Lankan and Japanese cuisine, the Ministry of Crab delights gourmands in Malaysia, Sri Lanka and soon Dubai.
For his visit, Chef Darshan has curated an exquisite menu around the iconic Sri Lankan crab, in a liver paté, simply baked in the shell or as a risotto,and his emblematic clams with a Japanese flair.
A sparkling Christmas at Cheval Blanc Randheli
22 December 2017
With tailored events and experiences for each guest, the holiday season at Cheval Blanc Randheli is truly special.
From gastronomic holiday rendez-vous, to fun-filled themed events only for our younger guests, to intimate musical interludes, our Ambassadeurs look after even the smallest detail to make the festive season a most extraordinary one.
Greenhouse Garden at Cheval Blanc Randheli
11 December 2017
The Maison is proud to unveil its newest environmental project: a handcrafted hydroponic garden. With the aim of providing a local, sustainable source of fresh vegetables, our Director of Engineering initiated his first greenhouse garden, successfully growing families of edible green leaves and lettuces in a purely organic manner.
Another landmark lending to the Maison's strive for green, environmental practices, the landscaping Ambassadeurs now pursue the growth of tomatoes, cucumbers and bell peppers for a truly new Maison experience.
Classic Fusion Special Edition Cheval Blanc Randheli
10 November 2017
Hublot and Cheval Blanc Randheli unveil a new timepiece in collaboration with Parisian artist Vincent Beaurin.
This new watch is an illustration of the Art de Vivre and creativity so characteristic for the Hublot brand and Cheval Blanc Randheli. It reflects the colours surrounding the atoll of the Maison, where the ocean’s dark blue contrasts beautifully with the limpid turquoise of the lagoon. This unique piece celebrates true craftmanship, exclusive privacy and is only available at the Maison's Concept Store.
Treasures of the Wine Museum
2 November 2017
Cheval Blanc Randheli's passionate sommelier team surprise and delight guests with an exquisite collection of fine and rare wines. From the best vintages of Bordeaux sought-afters, to the renowned cuvées of champagne, the Maison's Wine Museum is a true haven for connoisseurs.
The sommeliers are most excited to welcome a new label to the Wine Museum: 2013 Ao Yun , or "flying above the clouds" in Chinese, from the Meili Mountains, China. The vineyards, rising to altitudes of 2,600 meters, are situated in the Yunnan province, near the legendary city of Shangri-La on the edge of the Himalayas. The cabernet sauvignon grapes in the wine thrive on this ideal terroir. The Maison is delighted to be one of the first and only collectors to serve this rare and unique wine - a true journey for the senses.
Salutation to Summer
22 June 2017
On Wednesday, 21st June, join the Maison to celebrate the first day of summer as well as International Yoga Day. Find balance in body, mind and spirit in rays of warmth. From special mocktails by the Maison's mixologists, to personalised yoga consultations, to special Watsu water rituals, Cheval Blanc Randheli celebrates harmony in the sun.
Wellness Day at Randheli
9 June 2017
As the world comes together to "Say Yes!" to Global Wellness, the Maldivian Maison presents a delicious programme inspired to cleanse the body, mind and soul. From yoga sessions with our Maison yogi, to detox mocktails at the White Bar and a specially-designed healthy breakfast, to mini-well-being activities inspiring children to take care of their health, the beaches of Cheval Blanc Randheli are the perfect place to practice balanced living.
The French Open comes to Randheli
2 June 2017
From 29th May to 11th June, the world watches the coveted French Open Tennis Tournament at Roland-Garros. In honour of this exclusive competition, the Maison has created special activities, events and services to get you in the competitive spirit from big screen projections of the final matches, to a specially designed menu inspired by French classics, to a special icy treat celebrating the tournament's official beverage, Moët Ice. Game, Set, Match!
Happy Mother's Day from Cheval Blanc
24 May 2017
Cheval Blanc Randheli wishes a happy mother's day to all on this special day. The Maison awaits mothers with delicate surprises at the Concept Store and Cheval Blanc Spa - indulgent treats for the women who give so much.
Celebration of the Earth
21 April 2017
On Saturday 22nd April, the Maldivian Maison celebrates a day for the planet and environmental protection with a series of fun-filled events and activities.
From planting a tree in the Chef's Garden, to learning activities about conservation, to an underwater discovery of the deep blue, the young and young at heart are invited to join our Ambassadeurs on this important day of awareness.
A very Randheli Easter
14 April 2017
The Maldivian Maison blossoms in the light of spring and welcomes some very special guests for Easter weekend. From delectable culinary events celebrating the holiday's traditional fare, to a two-day programme filled with arts, crafts and bunny hop games at Le Carrousel, to exciting adventures and activities designed for the whole family, Cheval Blanc Randheli invites every guest to indulge in a moment of pure spring bliss.
Adventure with the marine biologist Robin Aiello
28 February 2017
World travelling marine biologist Robin Aiello makes her return to Cheval Blanc Randheli and the waters of the Noonu Atoll. This year, Robin hosts a series of adventures, talks and discoveries, inviting guests into her vibrant behind-the-scenes marine and terrestrial world.
Guerlain Fragrance Experience
10 February 2017
Guerlain and Cheval Blanc Randheli are delighted to present an exclusive occasion for guests to discover the perfect fragrance of their lifetime. The longstanding savoir-faire of the famed Parisian perfumer graces the Maison with a touch of olfactory elegance. Guerlain invites guests to find their signature scent to carry with them for a lifetime.
Culinary creations for Valentine's Day
6 February 2017
Cheval Blanc Randheli invites guests to enjoy exclusive sweet delights from Meilleur Ouvrier de France Chef Yann Brys. The chef will add special delectable desserts to the menu at Le 1947 to tantalise guest's palates. As a reflection of the island location, vivid flavours of exotic fruits such as pineapple, passion fruit and mango will be explored and paired with classical Valentine's Day staples like dark chocolate or marrons glacés.
Peter Bence at Cheval Blanc Randheli
6 February 2017
Following his special appearance for a children's charity event in the Maldives, Cheval Blanc Randheli is delighted to host Peter Bence, the world's record holding fastest piano player, for a mesmerising musical performance. Mr. Bence and the Maison's Ambassadeurs invite guests to witness his entrancing playing abilities at a bubbly champagne cocktail in the tranquil setting of Le 1947 Evening Lounge.
Celebrating the Year of the Rooster
26 January 2017
For Chinese New Year, the Maison comes alive in hues of gold and red, the colours of prosperity, happiness and good fortune, and invites guests to celebrate the occasion with special cocktails imagined by our master mixologists, delicate sweets created by the Maison's pastry chefs as well as a traditional Chinese New Year Dinner, Little Dragons Crafts Sessions and signature lion dances. Happy New Year!
Festive season at cheval blanc
22 December 2016
Cheval Blanc Randheli is delighted to present this festive season's programme of sparkling events and experiences. Guests are invited to celebrate this twinkling time of year with gourmet moments presented by the Maison's chefs, rejuvenating interludes at the Cheval Blanc Spa, dreamy discovery and adventures organised by our dedicated team of Alchemists and more special holiday surprises in the true spirit of Cheval Blanc's Art de Recevoir.
Cheval Blanc celebrates its 10 year anniversary
14 December 2016
This winter, the three Cheval Blanc Maisons celebrate 10 years of the iconic brand.
The colourful spirits of Cheval Blanc Courchevel, Randheli and St-Barth span the peaks of the Alps, the lagoons of the Maldives and the hillsides of the Caribbean to bring guests a sparkling festive season punctuated with joyful events and experiences.
Glimpse a peek into the twinkling world of the Cheval Blanc collection, and indulge in a cheeky taste of the brand's signature creativity and Art de Recevoir.
Cheval Blanc Randheli celebrates its third anniversary
16 November 2016
This year, Cheval Blanc Randheli celebrates its third anniversary with specially designed events hosted throughout the Maison. Guests may anticipate a few delectable surprises in-villa and around the island - from a special bath ritual, to a festive cocktail gathering to an indulgent spa escape. Happy Birthday Cheval Blanc Randheli!
Ghosts, Goblins and Ghouls at Randheli
28 October 2016
As the sun sets and dusk falls, and the silver moon shines over the still waters surrounding the Noonu Atoll, an aura of eeriness descends upon Cheval Blanc Randheli.
On the 31st October, Le Carrousel transforms into a haunted adobe for little monsters to join in ghost busting, wizardly workshops, trick-or-treating and many more Halloween themed activities! The Maison's pastry chefs create ghoulish treats for the little ones...what kind of spooky bites will they unveil?
The evening ends with a family movie night under a blanket of stars to fully embrace the spirit of the scariest holiday of the year!
Cheval Blanc is Unveiled on Pinterest
12 October 2016
Discover the aesthetic emotions of Cheval Blanc as it dances to life on Pinterest with the launch of a series of boards inspired by the brand's signature colors - taupe for Cheval Blanc Courchevel, pop yellow for Cheval Blanc Randheli in the Maldives and blush pink for Cheval Blanc St-Barth Isle de France in the Caribbean. An immersion into these living hues invites guests - and pinners - to dive into the depths of the creativity of the brand - and to indulge in a taste of the individuality, personality
and visual spirit of each Maison.
With more inspirational boards to come, from 'Travel with Cheval Blanc', inspired by the elegant art of voyage-taking, to 'Maison Lookbooks', outfit inspiration for packers with creative-block, to 'A Sparkling Ten Year', a wink to the collection's 10th anniversary celebrations, Cheval Blanc provides another taste of its exclusive universe.
Experience it now.
A Global Celebration
6 August 2016
In celebration of the Olympics Games in Rio, from August 6th to 22nd, Randheli comes alive with the spirit of the games.
Olympic themed activities will be held all around the Maison with highlights including a sunset Beach Voleyball competition and a Randheli Marathon touring the beautiful scenery of the island.
Le Carrousel is hosting a range of sporting challenges for the children, such as a Medals Atelier and Obstacle Relay Races on the sandy beach.
Special athletically tailored sport massages will be on offer at the Cheval Blanc Spa and the culinary team is embracing the fiery flavours of Rio with exclusive cocktails putting a Randheli spin on the Brazilian caipirinha.
10 May 2016
Get fit, get strong, and get in touch with your inner commando at Maakurandhoo Jungle Bootcamp. Designed with a ‘raw’ approach to fitness, this session will test your strength for full body workout in the remote yet beautiful jungle setting of the Island.
After a 6-minute speedboat to Maakurandhoo, make your way through the shaded sandy walkways to the Bootcamp site and test yourself against the sea, sand and resistance tools awaiting your visit. Tailored directly to your health and fitness needs, the bootcamp begins with a five-minute warm up and moves directly into a fun-filled, action packed circuit. The island equipment hosts exercises from abdominal and core conditioning, to heavy-weight rope and tractor tire lifts for the upper body, resistance bands for lean muscle training, and hoops for reactive cardio.
Enjoy energy drinks and protein bars to stay motivated during the entire experience. At the end of the bootcamp, you will have trained every muscles of your body in a unique surrounding!
Marine Biologist Extraordinaire Arrives at Cheval Blanc Randheli
25 March 2016
Located in the secluded Maldivian Noonu Atoll, Cheval Blanc Randheli has announced the first of a series of visits to the island by Robin Aiello, a world renowned Marine Biologist and Ecotourism Specialist.
Guests will be able to experience interactive diving and exploratory island tours with Robin, to increase their knowledge of marine biology and the precious coral reef surrounding Randheli. Embark with Robin on a series of exciting experiences specially created by Cheval Blanc Randheli within our ever-giving environment!
Robin Aiello’s first visit to Cheval Blanc Randheli will take place from March 26th to April 16th 2016.
Chinese New Year at Cheval Blanc Randheli
8 February 2016
Cheval Blanc Randheli celebrates the Year of the Monkey in vibrant hues of red and gold. From a festive barbecue at the White Bar featuring lucky dishes and ingredients, to an entrancing traditional Lion Dance, the Maison invites guests to ring in the Lunar New Year in good fortune and prosperity. The 'little monkeys' of the Maison will find a special surprise to accompany them on their journey home...
Cheval Blanc wishes you a bright and prosperous New Year!
The Magic of Cheval Blanc
30 December 2015
The collection of Cheval Blanc Maisons celebrates the magic of Christmas with the unveiling of three dazzling Christmas trees adorned with hand-made glass ornaments, bespoke to each Maison.
Patron to the arts and committed to creating memorable experiences for guests and their families, Cheval Blanc has sought the talents of designer Jean-Baptiste Sibertin-Blanc and master glassblowers of Meisenthal to conceive a unique work of art that embodies the festive and caring spirit of Christmas.
Inspired by the brand’s values of craftsmanship and creativity, Jean-Baptiste has created an iconic festive masterpiece for each of the Cheval Blanc Maisons.
Tricks and Treats at Randheli
22 October 2015
The lights are dimmed and lanterns lit - Halloween takes a spooky turn for the little ghosts and ghouls of the Maison. Children are invited to an entire day of Halloween-themed activities, putting their most frightening faces forward!
From a Halloween Mask and Hat Atelier in the Craft Room to an eerie Marco Polo Underwater Treasure Hunt, Le Carrousel has an entire day of events planned!
Donning their scariest, bravest or most boo-tiful costumes, the young guests of the Maison can parade their ultimate creations on a Trick or Treat adventure throughout the Maison’s family villas where parents are given sweet treats – and tricks! – to give away!
See what else is creeping on All Hallow’s Eve here.
Pour les aventuriers
12 October 2015
With the welcoming of autumn, the Maldivian sun warms the pristine waters of the Indian Ocean, perfect conditions to experience the Maison's latest water toys.
For speed-hunters and thrill-seekers, the Jet-Surf propels a surfboard at up to 40 mph, creatiing its own wake. Hoverboards dare adrenaline junkies to trick and flip atop the water. For those seeking a gentle ride, the Seabob skips lightly across the water - not to be missed.
Each of these one-of-a-kind watersports is guided by dedicated Ambassadeurs, ready to tailor the perfect day out on the water to each guest.
For a taste of a Maldivian escape, discover here.
Valentine’s Day at Randheli
14 February 2015
Cheval Blanc Randheli takes care of its guests for Valentine’s Day. A special menu imagined by Laurent Chancel will be served at the pool under the stars, at the rhythm of sweet live music, while the romantic notes of the Evening Bar pianist will enhance the experience of Le 1947 French contemporary fine dining.
Château Cheval Blanc 1947
1 November 2014
Six bottles of the rarest and most exclusive vintage of Château Cheval Blanc have joined Cheval Blanc Randheli outstanding wine cellar. Considered as real gems, they perfectly embody our Maison's spirit of exclusivity.
New season’s exciting novelties
16 October 2014
Cheval Blanc unveils today its third Maison, Cheval Blanc St-Barth Isle de France, which re-opens with a host of novelties including just to name a few: a brand new Cheval Blanc Spa with Guerlain rituals, the White bar - a relaxing outdoor lounge next to the pool, new bed linen with refreshing pink touches as well as exclusive Cheval Blanc amenities. Looking forward to welcoming you very soon!
Oceanographic 4000, une édition limitée signée Hublot pour Cheval Blanc Randheli
10 December 2013
Celebrating true craftsmanship, exclusive privacy, creativity and genuine caring service, Hublot pays tribute to the beauty of Cheval Blanc Randheli by unveiling a special diver’s watch, only available on site.
Cheval Blanc Randheli open its doors
15 November 2013
Cheval Blanc just opened its latest Maison in the Maldives, Cheval Blanc Randheli. The adventure begins upon arrival, while guests are greeted onboard a private seaplane specially designed for Cheval Blanc Randheli, before gaining the unspoiled Noonu atoll.
Flight call for Randheli
8 September 2013
The sleek Twin Otter De Havilland, in Cheval Blanc’s signature taupe and yellow shading, will whisk guests from Malé to Randheli island in an enchanting flight above the Maldivian atolls. In preparation for the private flight, guests will be welcomed to the Maison’s own seaplane lounge with delicious refreshments and a gift of Cheval Blanc espadrilles to begin the holiday in style.
Couronne by Vincent Beaurin
15 May 2013
Couronne, a work of art composed of 46 coloured spots also signed by Vincent Beaurin, explores within each villa the sumptuousness of a large chromatic spectre to convey an inspiring and soothing feeling.