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03 New Resorts Opens in the Maldives in the First Half of 2021

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03 new resorts have opened in the Maldives in the first half of 2021 and several more are expected to open their doors in late-2021.

03 new resorts have opened in the Maldives in the first half of 2021. While several more resorts have announced to open their doors this year, delays due to COVID-related issues could mean some of these resorts will push their opening date to 2022 or late.

All 03 resorts that opened in the first half of this year are luxury resorts redefining standards in the hospitality industry. Moreover, two of the new resorts that opened in the first half of 2021 is located in the Fari Islands; an integrated destination in the Maldives.

The third resort in Fari Islands, Capella Maldives is also set to open this year. In addition to the 03 world-class resorts, the archipelago features the Fari Marina, a vibrant Fari Beach Club, charming boutiques, and a selection of handpicked, upscale food and beverage options.

The integrated destination also includes the ‘Fari Village’, a dedicated island for staff. This island focuses on community, education, and engagement. Likewise, the Fari Village will be a first-of-its-kind in the Maldives.

Alongside the second integrated destination in the island nation taking its shape, other international hotel brands including Le Méridien, Avani and Alila are also opening resorts in the Maldives.

But enough of the upcoming resorts, these are 03 new resorts in the Maldives that have already opened in 2021 and you can visit them now!

The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands

Designed by the multi-award-winning Kerry Hill Architects, The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands is inspired by its natural surroundings, including the elements of swirling water and ocean breezes.

The resort boasts 100 luxurious one- to three-bedroom villas. The villas offer spacious living spaces that blur the line between indoors and outdoors with panoramic sliding doors, a sun deck with a private infinity pool and breathtaking views.

With seven distinct culinary venues, The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands strikes the perfect balance between high-end dining, beachfront luxury, and wellness-centred menus. For a complete luxury wellness experience, The Ritz-Carlton Spa is a sanctuary of tranquil relaxation over the turquoise lagoon.

Kuda Villingili Resort Maldives

Kuda Villingili Resort by MFAR Hotels & Resorts is located in North Malé Atoll. The luxury retreat is reachable by a 30-minute speedboat journey from Velana International Airport.

The resort features a variety of accommodation options to meet the needs of every traveller from couples, solo travellers, families, to groups. Kuda Villingili boasts 59 beach villas and 36 water villas inspired by the sprawling nature of the Maldives.

In addition to that, the diversity of cultural expressions are celebrated throughout the resort’s outstanding gourmet offering. The luxury island escape offers the choice of three diverse dining venues, guaranteed to appeal to everyone’s taste buds.

The resort also features an array of activities appealing to anyone who visits the Maldives. This includes Seller surfing, stargazing, wildlife encounters, sandbank dining, or big game fishing, and much more.

Patina Maldives, Fari Islands

Designed by renowned Brazilian architect Marcio Kogan, the all-new Patina Maldives, Fari Islands features 90 contemporary one- to three-bedroom Beach and Water Pool Villas, alongside 20 exquisite Fari Studios. All of these accommodation options embody a harmony of sanctuary and stimulation.

The luxury resort features a handpicked ensemble of the very finest cuisine. Travellers will find 12 dining concepts that present a fresh perspective, where the best ingredients and processes take the centre stage.

Patina Maldives is operated by Patina Hotels and Resorts, the latest hospitality concept of Capella Hotel Group. The new brand focuses on guests’ desire to honour individuality.

Feature image by The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands

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Siyam World Hosts Summer Football Camp With Spanish Goalkeeper Star Player José Manuel Pepe Reina Páez

Get ready to kick it up a notch as Siyam World Maldives gears up for an epic summer football camp. This camp is hosted by none other than Spanish football sensation, José Manuel “Pepe” Reina Páez. Guests can join in on the fun from June 23rd to 26th, 2024. Building on its tradition of hosting world-class football camps and following the success of its spring series featuring international legends and star players, this event promises to be a highlight of the summer.

Pepe Reina is set to bring his A-game to Siyam World for an unforgettable football experience. The trill can be experienced at its premier sports complex and full-size soccer pitch – The World Sports Arena. The three-day summer football camp in June runs from 16:30 – 18:00 hrs. This camp also offers participants the chance to receive personalized coaching from the star goalkeeper himself. Along with a series of skill-building drills, friendly matches, and fun football-related activities, this camp is designed to inspire and excite football enthusiasts of all ages. Dressed in their personalized Rascal training kits, young players aged from five to 12 will seize the perfect opportunity to refine all aspects of their game. This includes everything from tactics to technical skills. This unique experience promises to enhance their abilities and provide memories that will last a lifetime.

José Manuel “Pepe” Reina Páez is a Spanish professional footballer renowned for his exceptional skills as a goalkeeper. He is also known for his dedication to nurturing young talent. With a career spanning La Liga and beyond, Pepe Reina brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the game.

Our goal is to inspire our young guests to dream big. Seeing a legend or a star player in person can help these youngsters realize that making their dreams a reality is possible, says Ausy Waseem – Resort Manager at Siyam World.

Legendary Line-Ups at Siyam World

But that’s not all! Siyam World is no stranger to hosting football legends and star players. Earlier this year, the resort scored big with a legendary line-up featuring Wayne Bridge, Adrian San Miguel Castillo, Francesco Totti, and Michael Owen.  These stars led unforgettable spring football camps. Guests had the chance to hone their skills on our impressive sports complex and soccer pitch at The World Sports Arena. With this, guests were able to soak up world-class coaching and immersive experiences as well. 

Furthermore, Siyam World has also had the pleasure of hosting several other football legends and star players recently. This includes players such as EstebanCuchu” Cambiasso, Carlos Puyol, Marco Materazzi, and Robert Pirès. Joining them were players like Harvey Elliott, Kostas Tsimikas, Juan Sebastián Verón, Roberto Pires, Eric Abidal, Nicola Ventola, Bobo Vieri, and Jay Jay Okocha.

Now, it’s time to keep the momentum going with “Pepe Reina” leading the charge. Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to train with one of football’s greatest. And now, you can do that at one of the most beautiful locations in the world!

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