Minor Hotels to open Avani property in Maldives in 2023

Minor Hotels to open Avani property in Maldives in 2023

The resort will be Avani’s debut in the Maldives

Hotel owner, operator and investor, Minor Hotels will debut its Avani brand in the Maldives with the opening of Avani+ Fares Maldives Resort in Q2 of 2023.

Located in the Baa Atoll Unesco Biosphere Reserve, the resort will be the first hotel opening in this highly coveted area of the Maldives for more than three years. 

A new private island resort, representatives say that Avani+ Fares will offer "all the attention to detail, experiences and unparalleled service that one would expect of a premium Maldivian escape without the fuss".

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Avani+ Fares accommodation will range from beach pool villas to three- and four-bedroom beach pavilions.

Guests will be served a selection of Maldivian and international cuisines at the property’s seven restaurants. Private beach and in-villa dining will also be available. Organic produce will be sourced from the resort's farm and the catch of the day will be delivered by local fishermen. 

Young guests will have the run of the first kids-only restaurant in the Maldives serving nutritious and "universally loved" food.

Those seeking relaxation can visit AvaniSpa, which will offer rejuvenating treatments.


In addition to the resort facilities, guests will have access to 12 individual dive sites off the beach at Fares. Resting on a naturally protected island on the western edge of Baa Atoll, the resort water sports team will also arrange diving excursions to the world renowned Hanifaru Bay, regarded as the Indian Ocean’s best biodiversity and underwater ecosystem and one of the best places to see manta rays.

Commenting on the opening, Minor Hotels senior vice president of Operations for Asia, William Costley said: "The arrival of Avani+ Fares in the Maldives meets a growing niche in demand for guests seeking alternatives to traditional luxury by providing a contemporary new offering, enabling a wider audience to experience one of the world’s most exclusive destinations.

"Avani+ Fares will continue to highlight Avani as a trailblazing hotel brand, filling a gap in the Maldivian hotel landscape and delivering exceptional products in a fresh and accessible manner."

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