travel journalindian oceanmaldivesfari islands The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands is set to open in 2021 Fari Islands is an elevated Maldivian resort experience that celebrates nature, craft and connection. Immerse into Maldivian stories as Sangu shells are blown, and Boduberu drums are crafted. Share

Anchored by three world-class hospitality brands, Fari Islands is located in the North Malé Atoll of the Maldives, a 50-minute speedboat journey from Malé International Airport. The archipelago also features the picturesque Fari Marina, built around a vibrant Fari Beach Club, charming boutiques and a selection of handpicked, upscale food and beverage options.

Spaces have been masterfully designed by renowned architects from Studio Mk27 (by Marcio Kogan), Kengo Kuma & Associates, and Kerry Hill Architects, to bring about a delicate balance of serene and social.

One of the islands is home to a thoughtful hospitality campus; Fari Village is a dedicated island for staff with a focus on community, education, and engagement, and is the first of its kind in the Maldives.

The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands is set to open in 2021

The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands takes a minimalist approach to luxury. Modern design highlights sea views and pristine beaches; simple ingredients are transformed by skilled chefs and mixologists; healing is guided by directional energy and nature is explored with respect and wonder. The resort’s three islands and overwater quay serve as a base for discovering all the archipelago has to offer.

At The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands, activities are designed to explore the breathtaking beaches, both above and below the water’s surface; bring families together; spark curiosity in young minds; create friendly competition and challenge the notion that getting away from it all means sitting still.

Set above vibrant azure waters or nestled along white-sand beach coves, the resort’s luxury villas blend island living with modern design. Blurring the line between indoors and out, each offers water views, an infinity pool, spacious sundeck and the attention of an Aris Meeha, or personal butler.

The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands is set to open in 2021

Among the seven restaurants and bars at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands, one can experience the joy of a robust Italian espresso; share conversation over Cantonese tapas; toast to the sunset with a chilled glass of rosé or enjoy a local version of traditional Afternoon Tea.

A ring-shaped sanctuary nestled over the turquoise lagoon, The Ritz-Carlton Spa offers nine spa treatment rooms including a spa suite with its own relaxation lounge, a salon and a boutique. Cardinal directions of each treatment room exude powerful energy complemented with healing massages and organic body and skincare collection by Bamford, offering guests a luxurious wellness experience.

The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands is set to open in 2021

As part of the integrated Fari Islands development, the resort offers access to experiences both on- and off-property. On the sand and in the sea, activities include kayaking, snorkeling, volleyball and tennis. Young guests have a space of their own at the Ritz Kids Club, where playtime can mean video games or a dip in the pool.

Last but not least, at the nearby Fari Marina, guests will be able to discover luxury shopping from globally renowned designers, dining and workshops focused on arts, culture and local crafts.

For more information, visit  www.ritzcarlton.com

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