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The New Ritz-Carlton Maldives Resort is Pure Luxury — You Even Get Your Own Butler

The brand known for luxury and legendary service around the world has officially made its mark on the Maldives. The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands is now open to guests, bringing even more grandeur and opulence to one of the world’s most amazing destinations.

The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands

Accessible by seaplane or boat, the resort is set on the north-eastern tip of North Malé Atoll, known for white sand beaches and beautiful turquoise waters. It was designed to encourage guests to embrace the “beru” or circle of island life, which is reflected in its circular architectural design.

Overwater villa at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands

The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands features 100 luxurious one- to three-bedroom villas, set over crystal clear water or pristine beach coves. Each spacious villa offers panoramic sliding doors, a sun deck with a private infinity pool and breathtaking views, all meant to embrace the natural surroundings that make the Maldives such a stunning, picturesque place.

Beautiful beachfront villa at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands

In addition to luxurious accommodations, each villa is assigned an “Aris Meeha,” or island butler, to fulfill any requests or needs of the guests, reflecting The Ritz-Carlton’s legendary personalized service while also paying homage to the ancient royal customs of Maldivinian royal courts.

Aerial view of The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands

“We have long wanted to expand The Ritz-Carlton brand into this iconic luxury destination and are thrilled to evolve our global portfolio with this significant debut. From its thoughtful architecture to its culturally immersive programming, this resort represents the brand’s commitment to the innovative experiences that today’s luxury traveler seeks,” said Donna McNamara, vice president and global brand leader for The Ritz-Carlton, in a prepared statement. “We look forward to creating a truly unforgettable experience for our guests as we seamlessly blend the stunning physical environment and rich heritage of the Maldives with the legendary service and care of The Ritz-Carlton.”

One of seven restaurants at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands.

In addition to beachfront luxury, The Ritz-Carlton Maldives resort offers delectable dining experiences at seven restaurants. From overwater high-end dining and open-air restaurants to family-friendly fare, this resort offers a variety of cuisines to please the palate.

The Spa at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands

For guests with an appetite for adventure, the resort offers an array of activities to immerse guests in Maldivian culture, including bike safaris, snorkeling, and leisure cruises on traditional dhonis, or wooden fishing boats, for a chance to see dolphins, sea turtles and manta rays. Those looking for rejuvenation can find curated fitness retreats as well as a complete luxury wellness experience at The Ritz-Carlton spa. With nine treatment rooms, a salon and boutique, guests can enjoy a variety of bespoke treatments and healing massages that are sure to promote relaxation and restoration.

Sunset at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands

Impeccable hospitality combines with breathtaking natural beauty at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands. This new resort is sure to immerse guests in beachfront luxury as they embrace the circle of island life.

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Address: Fari Islands North Malé Atoll Male, 20013, Maldives

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