Located 20 minutes from Male international airport, the journey is quick and extremely comfortable. All guests staying at Saii Lagoon and Hard Rock transfer together and arrive in The [email protected] CROSSROADS.
Hospitability staff from both resorts meet you on arrival with golf buggies. First, they will give you a quick tour of the Marina and explain the great choice of restaurants available and different shopping outlets. The [email protected] is accessible to both resorts as well as outsiders.
The style and vibrant colour of the buildings are inspired by the local culture and feature some wonderful architecture. It is so amazing that it reminds me of the colonial era I have seen on TV and in magazines.
There are 12 restaurants in and around the resorts. Sessions, The Elephant and butterfly, HardRock Café and The Pool bar are the choices at Hardrock Resort. You can visit and try Saii lagoon’s restaurants as well namely Ms Olive Oyl and Mr Tom yum.
Café del Mar, Nihonbashi Blue, Ministry of crab, Kinkao, kebab & Kurry, Carne Diem Grill are some of the restaurants that are currently opened in the Marina @ Crossroads, there are more to come.
The hotel offers complimentary shared bikes and electric buggies to help the transportation between the different spots.
Hard Rock has its own Kids Club and Spa within the resort, but the Watersports and Dive School are located in the Marina.
The cool start is when you are checking-in at reception, you can just take your clothes off and slides down the bar to get your welcome drinks (ensure you have your swimsuit on). They have built an amazing waterslide that leads down from reception straight to the pool below. The pool is a fun place to hang with regular pool activities such as water aerobics. The pool is a generous size and is located directly on the beach, with stunning views of the lagoon.
If you want to participate in the activities, there are plenty around the resort. Day time activities including yoga, Zumba, beach volleyball, aerial yoga etc. At night you can hang out at Hard Rock Café and rock out with their energetic in-house rock band. They welcome other local bands several times a week.
Hard Rock offers a variety of room types. Silver Sky Studios are the lowest category, built-in blocks of 4 with 2 Sky Studios above and Silve Beach Studios below. The rooms are comfortable (they can accommodate 2 adults plus 1 child). The villas are quite modern and stylish. For families, they offer Duplex family villas, with the master bedroom downstairs and kids bedroom (including bunk beds) upstairs. The Golden Beach Villas are directly on the beach and larger to accommodate 2 adults plus 2 children. The Platinum Water Villas come with or without a pool. From the outside, they look like Hansel & Grettle houses. The most amazing villas are the Rock Royalty two-bedroom villas and the Rock Star Villa which boasts a huge infinity pool and Tuk Tuk bar.
Hard Rock Shop is exclusively accessible to the guest only while Hard Rock Café Rock Shop is opened to the public, both offer signature clothing, collectables and accessories.
Your kids will surely have a wonderful adventure at Roxity Kids club and Teen Spirit. All the facilities are made exclusively for the kids especially the cute little toilets. For inspiring rockstars, they offer a variety of instrument lessons, including, drums, keyboard and the electric guitar. Your kids can show off their talents to you at the end and perfume on the kids mini star and enjoy pre-arranged 2-hour jam sessions. This has got to be one of the best kids clubs in the Maldives!