Set above vibrant azure waters or nestled along white-sand beach coves, the resort’s luxury villas blend island living with modern design. Blurring the line between indoors and out, each offers water views, an infinity pool, a spacious sun deck and the attention of an Aris Meeha, island butler.
JEAN-MICHEL COUSTEAU’S AMBASSADORS OF THE ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME
The Ritz-Carlton Maldives collaborates with the world-renown oceanographer, Jean-Michel Cousteau, taking guests on a journey to discover, explore and engage in nature. Whether diving to see the rich marine life, nature walks to explore the fascinating fauna of the Maldives or learn about the wonders of the galaxy, adults and kids can engage in a host of activities that focus on preserving the planet for the future in the Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment program.
LIVING BY DESIGN
The resort features 100 elegantly appointed villas, all with views of the ocean and lagoon. Designed by Kerry Hill Architects, lit by Flaming Beacon.
The Ritz-Carlton Estate: is a private beach residence that offers and exclusive cove experience with a private beach and sunset views. It comfortably sleeps 6 adults and provides guests with a private pool and large sundeck, indoor and outdoor living spaces, and a full kitchen. The residence also offers guests a designated spa room for in-residence treatments, a private chef for in-residence dining, a dedicated Aris Meeha (personal butler), and a dedicated buggy for resort transportation.
Ocean Pool Villa: The Ocean Pool Villa features panoramic ocean views and comfortably sleeps two adults. Providing a seamless transition between indoors and out, the floor-to-ceiling sliding doors allow guests to take in breathtaking sunrise views. The villa also features an integrated infinity pool with sundeck, an overwater hammock for sunbathing and sea access, as well as a luxurious bathroom with indoor and outdoor rain showers.
Lagoon Pool Villa: The Lagoon Pool Villa provides incredible sunset views that guests can take in from the comfort of their lagoon-facing bed, infinity pool or overwater hammock. The villa comfortably sleeps two adults and provides floor-to-ceiling doors for endless blue lagoon views.
Beach Pool Villa | Sunset Beach Pool Villa: These villas offer guests direct access to a white- sand beach and stunning uninterrupted ocean views. The modern, minimalist design comfortably sleeps two adults and allows them to relax on the beach or on their own infinity pool with sundeck.
Two Bedroom Water Pool Villa: The Two Bedroom Water Pool Villa is the perfect escape for families, comfortably sleeping 4 adults across two bedrooms, one king and one with two queen beds. The villa includes a separate living area, kitchenette and dining area, two full bathrooms and an integrated infinity pool with a spacious sundeck.
Two Bedroom Beach Pool Villa | Sunset Two Bedroom Beach Pool Villa: These expansive villas offer families and groups direct access to a white sandy beach and comfortably sleeps 4 adults across two bedrooms, one king and one with two queens. This luxurious villa also features two full bathrooms, a separate living and dining area with kitchenette, and a breathtaking infinity pool with an integrated sundeck.
Among the impressive seven restaurants and bars at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands, one can experience the joy of a robust Italian espresso, share conversation over Cantonese tapas, toast to the sunset with a chilled glass of rosé or enjoy a local version of traditional Afternoon Tea. Let’s look at the inviting concepts representing the highest levels of gourmet Maldives resort experiences.
Eau Bar: Afternoons invite you to Eau Bar with its laid-back glamourous setting with an almost adult-only feel restaurant. The perfect place to relax, read a book and indulge in fresh oysters and caviar and sip on tableside cocktails crafted with organic and fresh ingredients, staying true the restaurant’s concept of sustainable gastronomy. Sunset is celebrated each evening with a captivating ritual.
Arabesque: An eye-catching tribute to a traditional Bedouin tent, Arabesque invites diners on a journey from Lebanon to North India. The sunken dining room, with hanging lanterns and colourful fabrics, sets the scene for shareable mezze platters, tandoor-grilled meats, Moroccan tea and creative cocktails.
Tum Tum: Across the Asian continent, each country offers its own version of street-friendly fare. Meat- and vegetable-filled bao buns, steamed dumplings, aromatic soups and flavourful noodle dishes are among the menu highlights at Tum Tum. Located at Fari Marina Village.
Beach Shack: With sand underfoot and the sea steps away, the family-friendly Beach Shack embraces the Mediterranean with its carefree spirit and relaxed cuisine. Shared plates and grilled seafood are served alongside fruit- and herb-driven cocktails and an impressive selection of French rosé. Resident and visiting DJs spin throughout the day, kid’s storytime is offered fireside, and weekly themed events highlight art, fashion and food.
Summer Pavilion: Floating over the velvety lagoon, Summer Pavillon offers an intimate, 40-seat restaurant where modern Cantonese cuisine takes centre stage. Set within a lantern-inspired space, its dishes, including stir-fried lobster, are designed to be shared and paired with fine Chinese teas and selections from the extensive wine cellar. Its private dining room can host up to 10 guests.
IWAU: The Japanese translation of “to celebrate” Iwau is an honouring of Japanese flavours. Open to the night sky, the restaurant presents a lively Japanese Chef’s Table under the stars, serving creative fresh seafood and meat dishes, complemented by an extensive selection of Japanese sakes, whiskies and teas.
La Locanda: The spirit of Southern Italy comes alive at La Locanda. Here, morning is signalled by the aroma of rich espresso, Aperitivo hour arrives with the setting sun, and homemade pasta is a prelude to a leisurely evening ahead. The indoor-outdoor restaurant with an overwater dining area serves as the resort’s “living room”, where guests can settle into the library with a book on Italian fashion, embark on a culinary journey at the chef’s table or celebrate in the private dining room.
Located in the North Malé Atoll – 45-minutes by speedboat from Malé International Airport – Fari Islands is an elevated Maldivian resort experience that celebrates nature, craft and connection. The archipelago features three world-class resorts, a vibrant Marina and a purpose-built Village campus dedicated to providing the highest quality of life for the Ladies and Gentlemen of Ritz-Carlton.