5 Stunning Maldives Resort Hotels Opening This Year

New and Upcoming resorts in the Maldives

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Updated 09 May, 2024

New hotel openings are all ahead for the Maldives travel industry this year. Maldives has announced 5 beautiful resort hotels will be opening between now and the end of 2024, to answer every traveller's holiday needs. These new openings promise an unforgettable island escapes for travellers seeking indulgence, relaxation, and cultural immersion. Whether you are searching for an escape from the day-to-day hustle, a family adventure or a wellness paradise to rejuvenate the mind, body and spirit - here are five properties to consider in the Maldives for the upcoming holidays and into 2025.

Soneva Secret

Soneva Secret aerial, Maldives 2024

Soneva, renowned for its sustainable luxury resorts, has opened its latest masterpiece in the paradisiacal Maldives, Soneva Secret. Set in the pristine Haa Dhaalu Atoll, Soneva Secret promises a bespoke experience unlike any other. Accessible only by speedboat or seaplane, the property boasts 14 beach and overwater villas seamlessly integrated into the breathtaking natural surroundings, blurring the line between indoors and out.


dusitD2 Feydhoo Maldives

dusitD2 Feydhoo Maldives 2024

Thailand-based Dusit Hotels and Resorts has signed an agreement with Pearl Atoll Pvt Ltd to manage dusitD2 Feydhoo Maldives – a 125-key lifestyle resort on a private island near the main island of Malé. Leveraging the resort’s proximity to Velana International Airport, which is only five minutes away by speedboat, the resort’s developers also plan to open a resort-based entertainment hub and small convention centre, catering to guests beyond the core resort experience. These will be announced at a later date and will also be managed by Dusit.


Centara Mirage Lagoon Maldives

Centara Mirage Lagoon Maldives: overview 2024

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator is opening a four-star family resort, Centara Mirage Lagoon Maldives, just a short boat ride from Malé in November 2024. Located in the heart of the breathtaking North Male Atoll, a new multi-island destination will feature an enchanting underwater world-themed paradise offering families boundless fun, activities and unique bonding experiences, delivered through the warm embrace of modern Thai hospitality. Designed with families in mind the hotel highlights are: lazy river and water playground, award-winning SPA Cenvaree, fully-equipped fitness centre, and Kids’ Club and Games Room.


Villa Haven

Villa Haven, Maldives 2024

Villa Resorts has announced that its luxury flagship resort, Villa Haven, is slated to open later this year. Located in South Ari Atoll, just 35 minutes from Velana International Airport by seaplane, this 73-villa sanctuary signifies a significant milestone for the locally owned Villa Resorts, marking its inaugural venture into the realm of luxury accommodations. Drawing inspiration from the breathtaking tropical landscape characterized by expansive beaches and verdant foliage, at Villa Haven resort, understated luxury intertwines seamlessly with its pristine surroundings, fostering an ambiance of serenity and tranquility. Designed as a haven for those yearning to reconnect with nature, the resort blurs the boundaries between indoor and outdoor spaces, providing a holistic retreat for guests seeking rejuvenation.


Ananea Madivaru

Ananea Madivaru, Maldives resort 2024

Ananea Madivaru Maldives, a dream destination nestled in the heart of North Ari Atoll, to open its doors in the winter of 2024/25. Spread over two islands connected by an overwater jetty this exquisite resort promises an unparalleled experience, boasting stunning 110 villas in five different categories, white sandy beaches, a sprawling lagoon, and a vibrant house reef teeming with marine life. From its seamless blend of traditional Maldivian culture to its sophisticated design, Ananea Madivaru Maldives invites guests to indulge in ultimate comfort, relaxation, and well-being.


Sofaire Hotels

Sofaire Hotels: Maldives 2024 opening

Sofaire Hotels reports it is on track for the late 2024 debut of luxury resort in the calm embrace of  Haa Alif Kelaa island, Maldives. The new property is poised to emerge as an oasis of harmonious luxury, redefining the essence of Maldivian hospitality. With the most beautiful beaches in the Maldives this secluded island retreat, a sanctuary for the soul and a tribute to architectural brilliance, offers a fusion of luxurious living and serene tranquillity, inviting visitors to indulge in a sensory symphony.


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