(01 Jun 2021)
Marriott has expanded its enviable portfolio of luxurious
Ritz-Carlton hotels, with the opening of The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands, the first Ritz-Carlton in the country.
Located on the Fari Islands, an archipelago on the
north-eastern tip of North Malé Atoll, the area is famous for its
untouched white-sand beaches and brilliant azure waters teeming
with marine life.
“Following much anticipation
surrounding its debut, we are thrilled to finally open The
Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands, and set a new standard for
luxury hospitality in Maldives, an internationally desired
destination,” said Rajeev Menon, President, Asia Pacific
(excluding China), Marriott International. “This latest addition
perfectly complements the Marriott International luxury portfolio,
as we continually strive to meet the increasing demand for luxury
offerings and experiences from affluent international travelers.
This is an extremely monumental day for us, and is set to renew
confidence in international travel.”
accessible via a scenic ten-minute seaplane ride, or a 45-minute
luxury boat ride from Velana International Airport, the resort is
part of the picturesque Fari Marina with its vibrant Beach Club,
charming boutiques and tempting eateries forming the archipelago’s
Designed by Kerry Hill
Architects, The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands is inspired by
its natural surroundings, including the elements of swirling water
and ocean breezes, which are incorporated into a design narrative
that is rooted in the shape of a circle that also represents the
flow of island life.
The resort features 100 one to
three-bedroom villas, either set over crystal clear waters, or
nestled along pristine beach coves, each offering 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.
The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands
offers guests seven distinct
culinary venues, a spa with nine treatment rooms, a comprehensive
tennis program with coaching, a dive centre, variety of adventures
with Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment
Program, a full kid’s club and other wellness and fitness outlets.
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