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The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands

The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands is one of the most unique five-star resorts in the Maldives. Designed by Kerry Hill Architects, the flagship resort’s iconic spherical design is inspired by the circular forms of the turquoise lagoon and the swirling ocean breezes, with modern architecture meeting the Maldives. The resort is nestled along white-sand beach coves and set above vibrant azure waters. Each villa offers water views, an infinity pool, spacious sundeck and the attention of an Aris Meeha, or personal butler. There are seven restaurants and bars located on the resort’s dedicated Culinary Island, Grand Sunset Beach or at the Fari Marina Village. Guests can enjoy an array of unique recreational activities or rejuvenate with a pampering treatment at The Ritz Carlton Spa.

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The Ritz Carlton Maldives Fari Islands offers a total of 100 one or two bedroom beachfront and overwater private villas. Each villa comes with ocean views and beach front access, an infinity pool, a sundeck, and a 24/7 personal butler. Guests will enjoy complimentary high speed wi-fi and in-villa amenities, including a feather bed with 500+ thread-count fine linens.

1-Bedroom Villas



1 bedroom air-conditioned villas with private pools, king beds, beautiful modern marble bathrooms with soaking tubs and spray jets, separate showers, double vanities, robes and slippers and lighted makeup mirrors. 

All villas come with a 24-hour private butler, indoor and outdoor seating, an LCD TV, coffee/tea making facilities, a mini fridge, and complimentary high-speed internet.

2-Bedroom Villas

2 bedroom air-conditioned villas with private pools, king and twin beds,
beautiful modern marble bathrooms with soaking tubs and spray jets,
separate showers, double vanities, robes and slippers and lighted makeup

All villas come with a 24-hour private butler, indoor and outdoor
seating, an LCD TV, coffee/tea making facilities, a mini fridge, and
complimentary high-speed internet.

The Ritz Carlton Estate

The most luxurious villa option at the resort, featuring 3 pavilions with bedrooms, two private pools, a spa suite, and a dedicated beach cove. The master bedroom has a private outdoor pool, a large sundeck, and full kitchen with indoor and outdoor dining and living spaces.

The Ritz Carlton Spa

The Ritz-Carlton Spa at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands, offers nine spa treatment rooms, including a spa suite with its own relaxation lounge, a salon, and a boutique. Guests can enjoy healing massages and an organic body and skincare collection by Bamford to complete their luxurious wellness experience for their visit to the Maldives.

Bamford Signature Journey

A healing journey combining Japanese Shiatsu and Swedish motions to release tension, followed by wave-like massages to the ocean’s rhythm. 

Bamboo Massage

This massage penetrates deep into the tissue by using heated bamboo sticks, and kneading the muscles to stimulate blood circulation and enhance flexibility.

Maldivian Rejuvenation

A luxurious island-inspired treatment that incorporates organic coconuts and pearly-white sand on a full-body massage to nourish, relax and rejuvenate.


La Locanda

The spirit of Southern Italy comes alive at La Locanda with the aroma of rich espresso, Aperitivo hour arrives with the setting sun and homemade pasta is a prelude to a leisurely evening ahead.

Summer Pavilion

Floating over the velvety lagoon and set within a lantern-inspired space, Summer Pavilion offers an intimate setting where Cantonese cuisine takes center stage.The restaurant is open for dinner only.


The Japanese translation of “to celebrate,” honouring of Japanese flavors. Open to the night sky, the restaurant presents a lively Japanese Chef’s Table serving creative fresh seafood and meat dishes.

Eau Bar

Offering a 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.

Beach Shack

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.


A culinary journey from Lebanon to North India. The sunken dining room sets the scene for multiple dishes, flavorful hookahs, Turkish coffee, Moroccan tea and creative cocktails.

Tum Tum

Bao buns, noodles, dumplings, salads and soups from across the Asian continent are prepared to order at this food trailer meets restaurant in the Maldives, located at Fari Marina.

Private Dining

Dine under the resort's 30-metre magnificent Banyan Tree in the Mystic Garden, or create unforgettable memories with a private picnic on a sandbank in the middle of the Indian Ocean. 


Ocean Adventures

Diving & Snorkelling - Waterskiing - Kayaking - Windsurfing - Marine Biology Programme - Boat Charters - Conservation Projects

Swimming Pool

Ritz Kids Pool is open every day from 9am to 9pm, and the Eau Bar Pool is open 24 hours.

Dhoni Sunset Dolphin Cruise

Luxury dolphin cruise in Maldives' North Male Atoll with Ritz-Carlton's exceptional service.

Ritz Kids Programme

A schedule of daily activities for kids 4-12, including sports, arts and crafts, cooking classes and more.

Tennis Court

Tennis for all ages. Enjoy a game on the synthetic floored lit tennis court. Private coaching sessions also available.

Gym & Fitness Centre

Offers state-of-the-art equipment, personal training, fitness classes and a yoga studio with daily yoga classes including sunrise and aerial yoga. Open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.

Resort Activities

Badminton - Fishing - Pétanque - Cinema Under The Stars - Volleyball - Cycling - Cooking Class - Giant Chess - Wellness & Fitness Activities

Fari Marina Village

High-end boutiques, art installation by James Turell, Fari Lagoon Coral Adoption & Marine Biology Center, and upscale restaurants.

Destination Weddings

The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands offer a picturesque backdrop for pre and post-wedding celebrations, vow renewals and honeymoons with overwater villas, romantic gardens and secluded beaches.

About Ritz Carlton

Ritz Carlton is part of Marriott International, with more than 90 hotels and 40 residential properties in more than 30 countries and territories. Ritz Carlton sets the standard for luxury experiences the world over. Today, the brand is a global leader in luxury and service-oriented hospitality in the world’s most desirable destinations. Guests will enjoy the pleasure of a well-crafted experience and the beauty of travel. The Ritz Carlton remains dedicated to its legacy of exceptional service, artistry, attention to detail and dedication to service.