There are over 150 resorts in the Maldives, brimming with architectural beauty, impeccable service, and unforgettable experiences which guarantees a second, third, or even fourth trip back. But even 150 resorts may not be enough; over a dozen new resorts are on the horizon, due to start soon and throughout 2021.
Ritz-Carlton Fari Islands, Maldives- May 2021
The 100-villa resort design was inspired by the natural landscape of the turquoise lagoon and the swirling ocean breezes, embracing the circle of island life, with modern architecture meeting the Maldives. Interior and exterior design are humble, minimalist, and visually lightweight, leaving little impact on its environment and always maximizing views to the horizon and the connection with the elements.
Patina Maldives, Fari Islands, Maldives- Q2 2021
Here, guests will be able to check-in to one of 90 well-appointed villas each with a private pool, or 20 beach suites, designed for those wishing to be more in the thick of the social scene due to their proximity to the Fari Marina Village.
The Chedi Kudavillingili, Maldives- 2021
GHM has announced plans to launch The Chedi Kudavillingili, its first resort in the Maldives, later this year. The 99-villa property will feature 36 overwater villas, a 150-meter-long central pool, and desirable proximity to the Malé International Airport, a 25-minute speedboat ride away. Located on a 1-kilometre coral island called Kudavillingili, The Chedi Kudavillingili is shaped by a global team of design talents working closely with the GHM team. Maldivian architecture anchors the resort’s overarching aesthetic appeal, with complimentary interior design and landscaping from Singapore and a lighting scheme from the USA.
Cocogiri Island Resort, Maldives- 1 March 2021
A beautifully boutique island resort of just 20 overwater villas and 20 beach villas on a private island in the Vaavu Atoll, Maldives, Cocogiri is the perfect setting for relaxation, exploration and rejuvenation.
There’s a strong focus on wellness and relaxation, so whether your digital detox location of choice is at the temperature-controlled pool, snorkeling the crystal blue waters or basking on the sun-dappled beaches, barefoot luxury awaits.
Address Madivaru Maldives Resort Spa, Maldives- 2021
Address Madivaru Maldives Resort + Spa will span 75,000sqm on the 2.42 sq km Ethere Madivaru Private Island, owned by Finolhu Investment Ltd chairman Adam Abdul Gafoor.
It will include 80 beach and overwater villas, dedicated spa and water sport, floating restaurants and lounges, over-water fitness facilities, swimming pools and children’s play areas. The property, which is 20 minutes from Male International by seaplane, is scheduled to be operational in 2020.
Le Meridien Maldives Resort & Spa, Lhaviyani Atoll- September 2021
Set in a picturesque corner of Lhaviyani Atoll nestled on Thilamaafushi Island, Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa is a canvas inspired by the formation of the Atolls, fringing reefs and marine life. Spanning nine hectares, the island is an eco-conscious haven abundant with indigenous flora and fauna and is enveloped by a shimmering lagoon and coral reefs bursting with vibrant marine life including pods of Manta Rays and turtles. Savor the sights, sounds, aromas, and tastes of the destination with six restaurants & bars and Explore Spa by Le Méridien. Celebrate the art of travel with a curation of immersive discoveries that showcases the unique environment, above and below the waves. Inspired by the essence of the Maldives, combined with a passion for culture, cuisine and design, the resort is a playful sanctuary for the curious and creative traveler to discover the European spirit of savoring the good life.