Minor Hotels Group signs first AVANI Resort in Maldives

AVANI Hotels & Resorts has announced the development of its first resort in the Maldives. AVANI Fares Maldives Resort will be located on Fares Island in the Baa Atoll and is scheduled to open in Q4 2019. Ideal for millennial travellers, this untouched private 12.4-hectare island will provide a natural playground surrounded by a soft white sandy beach and every colour of blue imaginable.

 

This USD 70-million resort development is a joint venture partnership between Minor Hotels and Cyprea Group. The new upscale AVANI Fares Maldives Resort will comprise 200 guest rooms, including standard rooms and a selection of villas. The communal living space will blend reception, lounge, meeting space, an all-day dining restaurant and The Pantry, an AVANI hallmark, which will serve a mix of comfort food and artisanal deli snacks around the clock.

 

The resort will also feature a speciality restaurant, AVANISPA, AVANI Kids Club and a large communal swimming pool and pool bar. The nearby Ahivahfushi Beyru dive site offers amazing reef diving with a plethora of sea life including Hawksbill Turtles, Reef Sharks and Manta Rays. It’s an underwater Eden for snorkellers and scuba enthusiasts.

 

The resort’s secluded northern location is easily accessible and is 45 minutes by seaplane from Male and 30 minutes by speedboat from the newly opened domestic airport on Baa Atoll. AVANI Hotels & Resorts was launched in 2011 as a sister brand to Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas, which currently has three resorts in the Maldives, including Anantara Kihavah which is also located in the Baa Atoll . Offering all the details that matter, AVANI blends genuine hospitality and modern lifestyle features with a passion for design. The brand already has a presence in the Indian Ocean with two resorts in Sri Lanka and one in the Seychelles.

 

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