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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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Earth Week at Oaga Art Resort: Connect with the Beauty of Nature

Oaga Art Resort is getting ready to celebrate Earth Week with Nature's Embrace!

Oaga Art Resort is dedicating a week to connecting with the beauty and wonder of the planet! In celebration of Earth Week, the resort is curating a programme with meaningful experiences and deep appreciation for the Earth from March 21st to 27th, 2024.

Earth Week Specials at Oaga Art Resort

On March 21st, the resort will celebrate Poetry Day to unwind with Earth-inspired creativity. Start your day with a poetic breakfast, followed by a lunchtime fusion of traditional Maldivian Boduberu beats and poetry called ‘Farihi’. As the sun goes down, guests are invited to enjoy poetry reading and a captivating performance by local duo ‘Something Lovely’.

On March 22nd, guests can enjoy a Boduberu jam session at lunch. As the nighttime falls, witness the artistry of a sand artist as they create their magic on the Raa Baa deck.

On March 23rd, Connect with Nature in a mindful way. As part of the Earth Hour, a candlelit Earth meditation and Sound healing session will be hosted. Guests can also savour a delicious Earth-conscious buffet and enjoy unplugged music around a bonfire! Additionally, a special coral planting cocktail will take place at sunset. At this event, guests can also help plant 60+ coral frames in Oaga’s reef nursery. The project is carried out in partnership with Coralive, aiming to completely resort to the house reef by 2028.

Celebrate Holi with an Eco Twist on March 25th. Create stunning sand mandalas and participate in the traditional Full Moon ritual. Oaga Art Resort will also be hosting a glow-in-the-dark Holi Full moon party with minimal lighting!

Reflect and reminisce under the stars on March 26th. Cuddle up for a captivating movie night! The Grand Finale, with World Theatre Day will be hosted on March 27th. The resort will be hosting a puppet show in addition to live performances by the Sky Rock band. End the night with a special Earth-themed solo performance at the Kaa Kada dinner in celebration of World Theatre Day.

Earth Week and so Much More!

Guests are welcome to enjoy these activities and so much more at Oaga. The resort is all about fun, creative and new experiences. The Earth Week celebrations are weaved into the activities throughout Oaga Art Resort during this period. Oaga Art Resort is the perfect spot for an all-inclusive getaway. The Greatest All-inclusive plan redefines your resort experience!

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