Avani Fares Maldives

Opening: mid-2021
More details here: Top Hotel Projects and Openings
Official page at Avani Hotels & Resorts

A Debut In The Maldives
Avani’s new debut is bringing relaxed contemporary charm to one of the world’s dreamiest island destinations. Avani Fares Maldives Resort, Avani’s first property in the Maldives, is set to open in a natural playground of soft white sandy beach and every colour of blue imaginable. Go bold with island vibes combined and a fresh approach to adventure, comfort and leisure.

Idyllic Surrounds
Avani Fares Maldives Resort is located on Fares Island in the Maldives’ Baa Atoll, renowned for its vibrant biodiversity from land to sea. Nearby dive site Ahivahfushi Beyru is an Eden for snorkellers and scuba enthusiasts thanks to a plethora of sea life from Hawksbill turtles to reef sharks and manta rays. The untouched, private 12.4 hectare island promises a blissful setting to truly get away from it all.

Alila Koggala, Sri Lanka

Opening: late 2020
More details here: Top Hotel Projects and Openings
Official page at Alila Hotels

An eco escape set on south Sri Lanka’s Koggala Lake, Alila Koggala will offer 40 luxurious suites and villas. Ideally located within reach of the island’s beautiful beaches, lush rainforests and the cultural city of Galle Alila Koggala will serve as an ideal base for travellers wishing to explore everything Sri Lanka has to offer. Enjoy life by the lake while enjoying the two restaurants, beach bar, spa and swimming pool at the resort, or book in for one of the many activities on offer that include outdoor sports, cooking classes and nature trails.

Patina Maldives

Opening: late 2020
More details here: Top Hotel Projects and Openings
Official page at Patina Hotels

Set to open in late 2020, Patina Maldives is designed by renowned Brazilian architect Marcio Kogan. The resort offers 90 beach and water villas, ranging from one to three bedrooms, all of which embody a harmonyof sanctuary and stimulation. Accompanying the villas, the resort also offers 20 Fari Studios.

The Brazilian architect, Marcio Kogan designed each of our 110 exquisite Beach Suites and Villas provide private sanctuary while the joys of island life surround you. In this stunning ocean resort, there are myriad ways to enjoy restorative relaxation and pure pleasure. The adjacent Fari Marina and Beach Club invite further exploration of its plaza of boutiques and restaurants.

Patina Maldives is part of a multi-island development in the Fari Islands and form an archipelago with an exiting range of properties. Located in the North Atoll of the Maldives, Fari Islands is home to island artistry, an elevated Maldivian destination that celebrates nature, craft and connection.

Anantara Mina Al Arab

Opening: late 2021
More details here: Top Hotel Projects and Openings
Official page at Anantara Hotels & Resorts

Escape to Ras Al Khaimah for beach, desert and mountain adventures. The northernmost emirate of the UAE, Ras Al Khaimah enjoys a more tranquil rhythm, yet is only 45 minutes from Dubai. Anantara Mina Al Arab Ras Al Khaimah Resort offers overwater luxury on the Arabian Gulf in a pristine eco-sanctuary.

Part of the new Mina Al Arab luxury development, a beachfront playground with a marina, waterfront cafes and boutiques, the resort offers 300 guest rooms, suites and overwater villas in Maldivian resort style. Wake up to the call of the waves and dive directly into the ocean below. Dine overwater at the resort’s signature Thai restaurant.

Nature lovers will relish the open terrain of Ras Al Khaimah. From balmy waters to golden shoreline to rugged desert, adventure abounds. Charter a yacht and sail off into the sunset. Ride across rolling dunes and conquer the mountain peak of Jebel Jais.

The Chedi Kudavillingili

Opening: late 2020
More details here: Top Hotel Projects and Openings
Official page at GHM: ghmhotels.com/en/development/

GHM has announced plans to launch The Chedi Kudavillingili, its first resort in the Maldives, later in 2020. The 99-villa property will feature 36 overwater villas, a 150-metre-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 complementary interior design and landscaping from Singapore and a lighting scheme from the USA.

In addition to the 36 overwater villas, and 63 island-based villas, The Chedi Kudavillingili will launch a spa with eight overwater treatment rooms, a beach club and bar, an all-day dining restaurant and Hawkers Stalls featuring four live cooking stations. Recreational opportunities on the island run the gamut from courts for several different sports to surfing and a plethora of on-the-water and underwater pursuits.