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05 Most Anticipated Resort Openings

Capella Maldives
From exciting new concepts to fresh takes on classic comfort, every resort has its own specialty. We just can't wait!

The collection of resorts in the Maldives is ever-expansive. Still, there is great anticipation for every new addition. With the COVID-19 situation coming under control, we are looking forward to new resort openings. From exciting new concepts to fresh takes on classic comfort, there is something for everyone. 

Capella Maldives

Capella Maldives

Capella Maldives boasts spacious villas and mansions with breathtaking views of the ocean. A luxurious representation of the island life philosophy, it is a much-needed escape from the mundane. 

Searching for a scenic wedding venue? Look no further- Arrival at Cappella is ideal for weddings and private parties. The American steakhouse and a Michelin-starred Omakase Bar makes it perfect for foodies. They even offer alfresco dining options so you can dine under the stars.  

Gran Mélia Huravee

Gran Melia Huravee

The design of the Gran Mélia Huravee focuses on minimizing the impact on its natural surroundings. However, rest assured that there have been no trade-offs when it comes to luxury. 

The Spanish hotel chain is best known for its elegance and timeless standards. Their debut in the Maldives features 96 exquisite villas. This includes two presidential suites and one private island villa. An immaculate union of business and leisure, the Gran Mélia Huravee is planning to welcome guess in late 2021.



JOALI Being is the first-ever island retreat in the Maldives that is solely focused on wellbeing. They combine the old and the new to tailor personalized experiences based on the mind, skin, microbiome and energy.

Dishes are selected by nutritionists with the freshest of ingredients sourced from sustainable local farms. The resort is able to meet dietary specifications whether you’re vegan, vegetarian, or pescatarian. Each villa has its own butler or “Jadugar”, the Dhivehi word for “magician”, to tend to your every whim. Makes it sound all the more alluring.

Alila Kothaifaru Maldives

Alila Kothaifaru

From spectacular views of the sunrise and sunset to the waters full of life, it is an absolute feast for your eyes.

Hyatt’s nature-focused luxury brand is introducing yet another stunning resort to the Maldives. With a total of 80 classy villas surrounded by an exquisite house reef, this property has much to offer for the adventurer. Located in the Raa Atoll, Alila Kothaifaru hosts dive excursions to Hanifaru Bay, where the manta rays flock to feed.

Hilton Maldives Amingiri

Hilton Maldives Amingiri

The Hilton’s fourth resort in the Maldives is conveniently located within the Male’ Atoll, a 15-minute speedboat journey away from Velana International Airport.

Worldwide, families and friends have been connecting remotely for over a year now. So, the brand aims to create a space where you can reconnect with loved ones. Through a secret entrance in the kids’ club, teens can access a rooftop deck where they can unwind and munch on snacks from a specialized menu. Additionally, the new property features an adults-only destination bar, a stunning location for private gatherings.

Feature image by Capella Maldives

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Veligandu Island Resort & Spa: A New Chapter of Excellence

Veligandu Island Resort has made an exciting announcement regarding the re-opening of the resort following the most recent enhancement. The resort has been captivating guests since its grand opening in 1984. Throughout the years, the resort has captivated its guests with personalised service and warm hospitality.

With this, Veligandu Island Resort has also won numerous hospitality awards over the years. This directly led to the resort establishing itself as one of the premier romantic destinations in the Maldives and beyond. As the resort continues its efforts to uphold the essence of Veligandu, the property recently started a refresh. This meant that the resort would be upgrading and renovating the island, its services, and the accommodation. The comprehensive refresh which began on June 1st, 2023, aims to accomplish a few goals. This includes elevating the guest experience by incorporating enhanced sustainability measures and cutting-edge technology while preserving the authentic Maldivian charm that defines Veligandu.

And now, the resort has officially announced that Veligandu Island Resort & Spa will be making a comeback just in time for the festive season of 2024/2025. With this, reservations are now open for stays beginning November 1, 2024. Whether you are a returning guest or visiting the resort for the first time, Veligandu is inviting you to experience the remarkable enhancements. With its upgrades, Veligandu is also offering its guests the chance to get 40% off on accommodation. Just keep an eye out for the reopening offer!

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