BANGKOK, 24 August 2017: AVANI Hotels & Resorts announced, this week, 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.
Construction is underway on an untouched, private 12.4 hectare island, a 45-minute transfer by sea plane from Male and 30 minutes by speedboat from the recently opened domestic airport on Baa Atoll.
This USD70-million resort development is a joint venture between Minor Hotels and Cyprea Group. Cyprea Group’s diversified Sri Lanka and Maldives business portfolio includes ownership and operation of Club Med Kani Maldives Resort located in North Male’ Atoll.
AVANI Fares Maldives Resort will have 200 rooms, including villas and will be equipped with complimentary Wi-Fi, media hub docking stations and 40-inch flat screen TVs.
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 reef diving with a plethora of sea life including Hawksbill Turtles, Reef Sharks and Manta Rays.