Avani+ Fares Maldives resort
Best Experience for: Couples, Families, Wellness, House Reef snorkeling, Activities
Updated September, 2023
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New 5* Maldives resort in Baa Atoll, Avani+ Fares Maldives Resort is a special place makes the most of its stunning setting.
Surrender yourself to the serenity, sun and sea of this sublime island paradise - the Maldives’ most stylish island awaits, a natural playground of fine sands and every shade of blue and green imaginable. a A castaway’s fantasy, here, your days are as chilled or fun-filled as you please, and the normal rules no longer apply.
Located 35 minutes by seaplane from Malé in UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, Avani Maldives features 176 studios, beach and over water villas with private pools, wining, dining and partying on the beach, luxury spa, Kids Club, world-class scuba diving and house reef snorkeling experience just steps from the beach.
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On arrival guests are immediately welcomed by an arresting view of the Indian Ocean from the open plan lobby. This communal living space blends reception, lounge, meeting space, all day restaurant and The Pantry, an AVANI hallmark, will serve a mix of comfort food and artisanal deli snacks around the clock.
Five-star Maldives bare-foot luxury resort, Avani+ Fares is perched on a perfect island, curving around a palm-fringed beaches lapped by crystal clear waters. The Baa Atoll charms with its promise of slow-paced living and plenty of time embracing the backdrop of the Indian Ocean.
With attention to wellbeing the Avani design philosophy is interestingly relaxed and contemporary and in tune with the environment of the island, using natural textures, colours and materials that reflect the location whilst incorporating advanced technology and modern conveniences. The resort's subtle low-key design allows it to blend beautifully into its surroundings while remaining wholly luxurious at every turn, so you feel you are truly at one with nature, while receiving a five-star experience throughout your stay.
The eastern half of the island is ideal for snorkeling: house reef is in a short swim from the beach. Expect to see sharks, rays and turtles in addition to many colorful fish and other marine life. The nearby Ahivahfushi Beyru dive site offers amazing reef diving with a plethora of hypnotic sea creatures.
Soak up the scenery of one of the Maldives' largest lagoons – the beaches of fine sand against glimmering blue, with a palm trees and other tropical foliage. Serene walkways connect the suites and villas of the island where you'll find also the infinity pool, several restaurants and bars, AVANI SPA, AVANI Kids Club and other facilities. Spend your days here taking snorkelling through the lagoon, sipping cocktails on the moonlit beach, blissing out in the spa or just convincing yourself that you're not dreaming.
Baa Atoll is a designated UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, justifiably famous for its incredible gatherings of manta rays and whale sharks at Hanifaru Bay is one of the best pearls of the Maldives. A prestigious place in Maldives, Baa Atoll is home to luxury brands such as Anantara, The Nautilus, Amilla, Milaidhoo, Vakkaru and Four Seasons, as well as collection of guest houses on local islands. Fantastic marine life, beautiful nature and unspoilt islands are the best choice for those who want to feel like the modern Robinson Crusoe. READ MORE
Avani+ Fares Maldives Resort is 35-minutes by seaplane from Velana International airport or 30 minutes by speedboat from the Dharavandhoo domestic airport. Seaplane journeys are available during daylight hours only. Guests arriving at Velana International Airport in Malé on an international flight after 3:30 pm will be transferred to the resort by domestic transfer at the same rate as a seaplane transfer.
Studios and Villas
You'll be living the island dream in your very own over-water or beach villa at Avani+ Fares Maldives resort. The all 176 villas interiors blends of comfort and modernity, soothing materials, textures, super comfy beds and all the plush comforts you need including high-tech equipment such as complimentary WiFi, media hub docking station with state-of-the-art entertainments and 40-inch flat screen TV.
With Sea or Beach views Avani Studios are the most affordable accommodation on the island. The studios are roomy and bright, with an indoor daybed to lounge on and outdoor balcony swing for two. Wake up every day to inspiring ultimate ocean sunrises views from your spacious balcony, terrace or deck.
Double up the space with Avani' chic and stylish two bedroom studios with separate self-contained ensuites – perfect for families, groups on vacay or couples travelling together.
AVANI BEACH Villas are roomy, indoors and out. You’ll want to spend all your days sunbathing on your terrace with sun loungers, chilling in the swing for two, and playing on soft sands right out front. Take it up a room category level with a private pool shaded by coconut palms, and al fresco bath with dreamy AvaniSpa amenities.
For even more indulgence, opt for a Avani Four Bedroom Beach Pavilions (maximum 8 adults & 4 children) are perfect for families or groups of friends looking to escape to paradise together. Each pavilion consists of two Avani Sea View Studios on the upper floor and two Avani Beach Studios right on the beach, so there’s lots of space for everyone.
With sun deck and direct lagoon access AVANI Over Water Villas sit on stilts over the ocean. The most perfect and romantic of accommodation for two each water villa is a haven of blues as far as the horizon. Your bed, daybed and deck loungers are perfectly positioned to maximise the sea view. The most exclusive over water villas overlook the most amazing of sunsets.
For the ultimate in secluded stays the one-to-three bedroom over water villas with pool add a private pool to the deck with sun loungers, bedroom with Indoor-outdoor bathroom with separate tub and rain shower, and a patio overlooking the sea. Wake up, bathe, lounge with a view. Party in your private pool universe.
Restaurants and Bars
Even though you’re staying in the middle of the Indian Ocean, you’re still privy to exquisite, mouthwatering cuisine at Avani+ Fares Maldives resort. The resort is also a real melting pot and a point of reference for flavors and taste, featuring the international cuisine. Welcome to a world of flavour inspired by the Maldivian ‘wana mola’, a traditional grinding stone and pin used to blend fresh spices into the perfect medley of taste, texture and aroma. In each of restaurants, you’ll find organic, locally and sustainably sourced ingredients whipped up into delectable feasts by chefs from around the world.
Island life means eating all day, your way. Feast on fresh seafood overlooking the ocean. Wander beachside to the Smuggler's Shack for fish tacos and ice-cold craft beer, or never leave your poolside lounger as the cocktails and tapas come to you.
As well as resort's five main dining options, Avani+ Fares Maldives Resort offers grab ‘n’ go options from Hammock bar, in-room dining 24/7, and a fully stocked in-room pantry. The talented chefs are happy to cater to any special dietary requests of the guests including vegetarian food.
The Ocean Terrace is the resort's main restaurant, an all-day dining place to explore, where East meets West and beach meets ocean. Offering International flavours, buffet style breakfast is healthy here, with fresh juices and smoothies, egg-white omelettes, or pancakes drizzled in syrup if you prefer. For lunch and dinner, the live cooking stations sizzle with Mediterranean, Asian and speciality Maldivian fare.
Right on the beach CHARCOAL grill serves fresh seafood and sizzling steaks paired with an amazing sunsets. The steak is dry aged, and the wine sommelier is on standby to recommend a glass of wine to perfect your meal.
With wood-fired pizzas, tapas and noodles, smoothies and iced coffee in between, THE SKIPJACK bar offers comfort meal by the pool. Evenings are chilled as the sun goes down and the beat comes on, with the occasional movie under the stars.
Chill to the beat of the DJ, a cocktail in hand. Not only drinks & light bites - Tribe is the place to hit at sunset, with mellow vibes, fire dancing and shisha.
Drop by for the surprise menu of the day at SMUGGLER'S SHACK – sushi, tapas, tacos – it all depends on the chef!
A gem for the sweet tooth HAMMOCK caters tasty treats: from cold-pressed juices and kombucha to baked goods fresh from the oven. Goodies include waffles, crepes, artisan coffee, bubble tea and ice-cream.
An adult-free zone, PETIT BISTRO is part of the kids’ club for little ones aged 4 – 11. Take a mini-seat, tuck into pizza, and enjoy making friends. Parents, meanwhile, are free to take a break and enjoy a little ‘me’ time!
In addition to restaurants and bars, the resort offers destination dining experiences whether a proposal, anniversary or birthday. With in-room dining, you can explore flavours from around the world, healthy options, vegan food and more.
From romantic marriage proposals to picture-perfect weddings and truly memorable honeymoons the private island on the Baa Atoll was designed for couples to spend carefree time together: delight in moonlit picnics, relaxing massages and curated experiences in one of the world’s most romantic destination.
Discover romance your way in the newest upscale resort in the Maldives at Avani+ Fares Maldives. Elevate your honeymoon at Avani+ Fares with exclusive benefits* just for the two of you:
• Welcome amenity
• Champagne on arrival
• Bed decoration
• Romantic couple's beach dinner (valid for bookings of 5 – 7 nights)
• Romantic couple's beach dinner and a 60-minute spa treatment per person (valid for bookings of 8 nights or more)
* Honeymoon benefits are applicable provided that the dates of travel fall within 12 months of the wedding date. A copy of the wedding certificate is requested at the time of booking.REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
Weddings in the Maldives are dreamy in every way. Say ‘I do’ on powder-soft sands, framed by a floral arch with an ocean of turquoises and sapphires your backdrop. Banquet on the beach by candlelight, then party until dawn under the stars.
Whether you’re an adrenaline junkie or prefer to spend your time by the resort pool, Avani Maldives resort has something for you. From high-tech water sports and PADI-certified diving, to tennis and dolphin watching, you’re certainly not going to be left kicking your heels for things to do here. If you prefer to take things at a more genteel pace, you can find all the best massages and treatments at the luxury spa.
With a tropical climate and warm water temperature, the Maldives offers scuba diving year round. 'Fares' means reef in Dhivehi, and boy is the resort's reef spectacular. Located within a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, the colours of the corals are surreal and baby reef shark swim right up to the shoreline. Just house reef snorkelling brings encounters with hawksbill turtles and whale sharks, while nearby Hanifaru Bay is world famous for its hundreds of manta rays. The best time for manta rays and whale sharks is May – November.
The water sports centre at Avani+ Fares Maldives Resort offers yacht and speedboat charters, sailing, fishing, seabobbing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, parasailing, flyboarding, wakeboarding, waterskiing, jet skiing, kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding. Snorkelling equipment is complimentary.
As the hotel’s centrepiece and icon, the main infinity pool is a perfect spot for lazy days, with views towards the horizon, a pool bar serving up ice-cold drinks, sun loungers galore, a Jacuzzi and slide.
The island is home to full-sized tennis and badminton courts, gym full of the latest cardio machines as well as an air-conditioned games room for chilled playtime. Work up a sweat with circuit training and kickboxing. Keep it chilled with yoga and Pilates.
The sanctuary of wellbeing AvaniSpa is all about quality ‘me’ time. Soak up the scent of lime and sea salt with a zesty body scrub. Choose your massage – aroma, Thai or Swedish. Beautify with the latest high-tech treatments for that inner and outer glow.
The kids' club is a colourful indoor space, with a kids' dining and kids' workshop area, as well as a quiet room used as a reading corner or a napping space. An enclosed outdoor playground area allows for safe waterplay. From arts and crafts to cooking and outdoor adventures at Avani+, a little guests deserve just as exciting a holiday as the adults. Spend quality family time together as you sail in search of dolphins, play volleyball, or enjoy a barbecue on the beach.
Exploring island artistry: Avani's conversation with Maldivian local artists and handcraft designers, Island Bazaar
What You Need to Know
- Enjoy big savings on the ultimate beach holidays. Treat yourself to the time of your life, and we’ll treat you to savings of up to 30%, as well as exclusive benefits when you book direct. To access your extra savings, click below. Opening rates from USD 340
- Check-in 2:00 PM; Check-out until 12:00 noon
- Requests for early check-in and late check-out are subject to availability on arrival. We will have both your early arrival and late departure timings noted, and the availability of a late check-out may only be confirmed on the same day. In the event that we are unable to accommodate the request, guests can use all the facilities of the resort, including bars and restaurants, before checking in.
- Avani+ Fares Maldives Resort has a limited number of rooms that are wheelchair accessible. However, most of our facilities, such as bars, restaurants and public toilets are disability friendly.
- Avani+ Fares Maldives Resort welcomes guests of all ages, with family studios and villas, a kids’ club and babysitting service, kids’ menus at restaurants and even a dedicated kids’ dining club.
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