AVANI Hotels & Resorts has announced the development of its inaugural resort in the Maldives, AVANI Fares Maldives Resort.
The property will stand on the private, 12.4-hectare Fares Island in the Baa Atoll and is slated to open its doors to guests in Q4 of 2019.
Worth an impressive $70 million, the development is part of Minor Hotels’ collaboration with Cyprea Group.
Group director, AVANI Hotels & Resorts, Alejandro Bernabe elaborated on the project: “The AVANI design philosophy is interestingly relaxed and contemporary and in tune with the environment of this development, using natural textures, colours and materials that reflect the location whilst incorporating advanced technology and modern conveniences.”
The luxurious resort will house 200 guest rooms, made up of standard rooms and a selection of villas. Facilities featured at the property will include an all-day dining restaurant, a specialty restaurant, the signature AVANISPA, AVANI Kids Club, a swimming pool and pool bar.
AVANI Fares Maldives Resort boasts a serene and secluded location, only 45-minutes by sea plane from Male and 30-minutes by speedboat from the newly opened domestic airport on Baa Atoll.
Bernabe added: “The Maldives is the ultimate beach destination in the world and we are excited to deliver an alternative hospitality offering in the region. AVANI is a true lifestyle brand, imaginatively blending genuine hospitality and modernity with savvy design and contemporary style. The AVANI experience is designed to satisfy important guests’ needs.”