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08 New Maldives Resort Openings Anticipated for Late-2020 & 2021

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08 of the most anticipated resort openings in the Maldives to look forward to.

The existing Maldives properties are opening their doors following the border opening of the Maldives. However, which brand-new resort openings should you look forward to? After all, the Maldives has much more in store with many resort openings scheduled for 2021. From ultra-luxury to new brands resort openings in late-2020 and 2021; here are 08 of the most anticipated resort openings to look forward to.

ZAZZ Island Maldives

Expected to open in early 2021 – ZAZZ Island Maldives is a part of the ZAZZ escapes collection. The properties from ZAZZ escapes promise guests on a journey of discovery and fun. If you’re looking for a chance to disconnect and share adventures while shifting back to the nature, ZAZZ Escapes will not disappoint you.

The modern oasis ZAZZ Island is a playground for adults, offering exclusive relaxation and exciting diversions to holidaymakers. The resort boasts 101 over-water and beach villas accented by breathtaking views. In addition to that, guests can savor a large choice of venues, with six different food and beverage destinations that will delight your buds.

The resort located in South Ari Atoll – is a 25-minutes scenic seaplane journey from the main Velana International Airport.

Maniya Faru Resort

Developed by Mahogany Pvt Ltd, Maniya Faru Resort will feature 110 villas incorporated with popular services and facilities. The resort located in the South Male’ Atoll is expected to open in early 2021. Mahogany owns and operates the Reethi Faru Resort in Northern Raa Atoll. In addition to that, the company also managed Reethi Beach Resort for 20 years.

Avani Fares Maldives Resort

The Avani Fares Maldives Resort will comprise of 200 guest rooms, including standard rooms and a selection of villas. Every attention is given to wellbeing, alongside décor blending genuine pleasures, and modernity. Likewise, these rooms will boast soothing materials, textures, and high-tech equipment.

The Resort is secluded in the northern Maldives, accessible by a 45-minute journey by seaplane from the main Velana International Airport. Similarly, the resort is also just 30 minutes by speedboat from Baa Atoll’s domestic airport.

Avani Hotels & Resorts is a hotel and resort chain with 23 properties across 15 countries. The company launched in 2011 as a sister brand to Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spa.

Capella Maldives, Fari Islands

Capella Maldives finds synergy between authentic island life and the contemporary elements that make up the perfect escape from every day. Designed by renowned Japanese architect Kengo Kuma and Hong Kong-based interior designer André Fu, all 57 villas and mansions located on land or over water. Enjoy the villas and mansions immersed in the beauty of the surrounded lagoon!

Capella features signature oceanfront immersive dining concepts in 4 uniquely designed dining quadrants. In addition to that, look forward to the American steakhouse with chophouse-style dining and Californian wine.

The 5-star resort is part of the integrated luxury development of Rah Falhu Huraa lagoon’s Fari Islands.

Patina Maldives, Fari Islands

Patina Maldives is also located within the Fari Islands, an elevated Maldivian island destination that celebrates nature, craft, and connection. Designed by Brazilian architect Marcio Kogan, each of the resort’s 90 exquisite Villas provide private sanctuary while the joys of island life surround guests.

Patina Hotels & Resorts is a part of the Capella Hotel Group’s portfolio. The sophisticated lifestyle brand is created for progressive travelers of a new generation. Patina Maldives, Fari Islands is the first launch of the company with properties in Ubud, Bali, Sanya, and China also in development.

Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands

The Marriott International’s flagship brand property is also a part of the four-island Rah Falhu Huraa Lagoon development project. The luxury resort will feature 100 land and overwater villas alongside 5 food and beverage outlets.

The Fari Islands consists of three resorts; the Ritz-Carlton, Capella, and Patina, in addition to a marina.

Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa

Set in a picturesque corner of Lhaviyani Atoll, Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa will open in early 2021. Discover the resort enveloped by a shimmering lagoon and infinite ocean vistas, teemed with flora and fauna. Likewise, choose from 6 culinary experiences featuring a mix of global cuisines. Furthermore, Children can enjoy the Le Meridien Family concept, an immersive world where tinkering and exploring are celebrated.

Cocogiri Island Resort

Cocogiri is an exclusive, boutique resort featuring 20 water villas and 20 beach villas on a private island ensuring the utmost tranquillity. The island hideout promises to provide guests an unmatched luxurious experience.

The haven is accessible by only 18 minutes by seaplane or 60 minutes by speedboat from Velana International airport. Regardless of the occasion, the resort offers the perfect setting for rare moments of romance, adventure, excitement, and memories to last a lifetime.

Which resort opening are you most looking forward to? Whether it’s a luxury resort at the Fari Islands or a journey of discovery and fun at ZAZZ escapes, every resort in the Maldives offers an array of unique activities fitting your taste.

Feature image by Patina Maldives, Fari Islands
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Explore a Multitude of Football Camps at Siyam World This Year!

As part of its ongoing line-up of five-star experiences, Siyam World Maldives kicked off a series of unforgettable spring football camps. The resort will be featuring star players Wayne Bridge, Adrian San Miguel Castillo, Francesco Totti, and Michael Owen.

Siyam World Maldives encouraged guests to let their football skills blossom over a series of football camps. These camps will utilise the resort’s state-of-the-art sports complex and FIFA-sized soccer pitch at The World Sports Arena. Participants enjoyed world-class coaching and immersive experiences designed to enhance their football techniques and passion for the sport.

Spanish Goal-keeper Adrian San Miguel Castillo

The action-packed schedule began with Spanish goalkeeper Adrian San Miguel Castillo. He graced the sandy shores from the 19th to the 23rd of March. Adrian is a key player for Liverpool FC and the Andalusia National team. During his time at the resort, he helped younger guests understand how to deal with pressure and develop key life skills. This also included developing a performance mindset.

Football Camp Experiences with Wayne Bridge

Next on the roster was Wayne Bridge who came to Siyam World from from 22nd to 31st March. He is a renowned English left-back, who returned to Siyam World for a second time already. With his infectious energy and wealth of experience from clubs like Chelsea and Manchester City, Wayne inspired guests to “tackle” challenges head-on and score big on and off the field.

Francesco Totti Lights up Siyam World Football Camp

Following Wayne’s lead was the legendary Francesco Totti, lighting up Siyam World for a second time as well. He visited from 28th March to 4th April. Totti is known for his flair and loyalty to AS Roma. He brought a touch of Italian passion to the Maldives, teaching participants the art of precision and creativity in football. 

Once described by Maradona as “the best player he has ever seen”, the gifted World Cup winner and legendarily loyal one-club player (AS Roma) will be on hand to help holidaymakers hone their football skills and play to their full potential.

Michael Owen Graces the Shores of Siyam World

Closing out the star-studded lineup was Michael Owen. He is the youngest-ever Ballon d’Or winner, who graced Siyam World from the 1st to the 5th of April. Michael Owen is joining as part of the recently announced partnership with Football Escapes. Michael’s lightning-fast moves and goal-scoring prowess electrified the pitch, inspiring a new generation of football stars. Throughout the action-packed week, participants savoured daily football sessions led by Owen, a team of UEFA-licensed coaches, and internet sensation Eman – popularly known as SV2 from his viral YouTube skills videos.

Dressed in their personalized Rascal training kits, young players aged from five to 15 seized the perfect opportunity to refine all aspects of their game, from tactics to technical skills. To add to the holiday experience, families enjoyed a memorable parents’ match, providing moms and dads with a chance to showcase their skills on the pitch.

Collaboration with Football Escapes – Rip Ferdinand

Later this year, and in collaboration with Football Escapes, Rio Ferdinand will also be hosting a football camp from 28 October to 1 November. He is one of the most decorated English footballers of all time. Ferdinand is famous for being one of the world’s best defenders. He will be bringing the skills he learned whilst playing for West Ham, Manchester United and Leeds United plus the England national team. 

At Siyam World, we are undoubtedly a paradise for sports enthusiasts, offering exceptional facilities for both water and land sports. My passion for football, which began in childhood collection jerseys of football legends, is embodied in our FIFTA- regulation football field. We host many football aficionados, including owners of prized jerseys and past champions who still share a deep love for the game. Siyam World is where sportsmanship thrives, providing an unparalleled destination for active trave;ers, says Ausy Waseem – Resort Manager at Siyam World.

The incredible resort has had the pleasure of hosting several other esteemed football legends. Italian champion Nicola Ventola graced the resort in January. Additionally, Bobo Vieri and Marco Materazzi also showcased their skills on the pitch. Joining them were players like Juan Sebastián Verón, Esteban Cambiasso, Roberto Pires, Eric Abidal, Carlos Puyol, and Jay Jay Okocha.

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