Top News Avani brand readies for debut in the Maldives By TTG Asia / Posted on 14 November, 2022 9:34 Minor Hotels is set to launch Avani+ Fares Maldives Resort in early 2Q2023, the first property for the brand in the destination and the first new hotel development in more than three years in the coveted Baa Atoll UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. The new-build private island resort promises a premium Maldivian escape through a variety of accommodation options, from beach pool villas and four-bedroom beach pavilions to three-bedroom over-water villas. Avani+ Fares Maldives Resort’s Tribe Bar Avani+ Fares Maldives Resort will appeal to couples, families and friends with an array of dining, fitness, water sport recreation and spa treatments. The resort will provide easy access to the world renowned Hanifaru Bay, home to what is regarded as the Indian Ocean’s best biodiversity and underwater ecosystem and one of the best places to see manta rays. With twelve individual dive sites off the beach at Fares, divers are spoilt for choice. In addition, guests will have access to the Avani house reef, a 220-metre reef teeming with marine life including turtles and dolphins and the nearby Fares reef which is 600 metres off the shore. “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,” said William Costley, Minor Hotels’ senior vice president of operations for Asia. “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,” he added.