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Escape to Patina Maldives, Fari Islands

by Out and About Mag.

With the temperatures soaring in the GCC, a tranquil escape on an island surrounded by azure blue waters is the ultimate way to cool down. Guests can bask in the splendour of Patina Maldives, Fari Islands; naturally, tune out and connect with themselves while enjoying a long Maldivian holiday inclusive of complimentary nights' stays*.


Located in the North Malé Atoll, just 45 minutes away from Velana (Malé) International Airport, Patina Maldives, Fari Islands is located in the new Fari Islands archipelago. The rare multi-faceted haven offers a harmony of sanctuary and stimulation, along with an exploration of flavour at its 12 exquisite dining concepts. 


Patina Maldives is ideal for travellers looking for immersive experience-led travel, where conscious design is combined with intuitive service at an exceptional location. The property has been designed by renowned Brazilian architect Marcio Kogan, founder of the award-winning Studio MK27. 

Inspired by the beauty and metaphorical significance of the island landscape, Studio MK27's delicate, rhythmic design for Patina Maldives conjures spaces and atmospheres that encourage deep connections with nature, as well as communion with other people. 

Verdant landscaping envelops each of Patina Maldives' 90 contemporary one-, two-, or three-bedroom Beach and Water Pool Villas, alongside 20 Fari Studios set in a private sanctuary, yet unfolds invitingly into the surrounding island life; a simultaneous experience of isolation and belonging.


The one-bedroom villas feature a private pool and oversized outdoor tub, while the two-bedroom villas have a communal living space and floor-to-ceiling windows that bathe the villas in natural light. The two-storied Beach House comprises three bedrooms, a rooftop terrace and a large private pool set within a lush tropical garden, ideal for a family or group of friends. 

At Patina Maldives, guests are pampered with complimentary offerings such as evening cocktails and canapés at The Portico, a bottle of bubbly, daily ice cream from the Tuk Tuk Gelato, usage of bikes and water sports equipment, dhoni (boat) transfers and unlimited access to the Fari Beach Club. Villa guests can also request personalised turn-down services alongside assistance from a Patina Essentialist, private chef or private BBQ dinner.


The beating heart of the Fari Islands, Fari Marina Village is a vibrant communal space where guests are welcomed to enjoy rich cultural experiences at the immaculate restaurants and bars, cultural immersions by renowned international artists, and boutique shopping for artisanal products. Guests will also find a large, commissioned James Turrell pavilion here.


Travellers are taken on a balanced gastronomical journey at Patina Maldives. The resort's food and beverage experiences are rooted in years of food agriculture and nutrition philosophies, ensuring holistic nourishment. 

Guests can choose from 12 exciting dining concepts, where fresh produce and the best methods take the lead, including Roots for those that prefer organic, plant-based meals, KŌEN for Japanese and Nordic cuisine, BRASA for rustic grilled meat dishes from the Patagonian region of South America, Helios for hearty Aegean dishes and Arabesque serving Lebanese and Indian cuisines. 

Guests can also socialise over fine food, drinks and music at Fari Beach Club, where the menu has been prepared under the guidance of two Michelin-star chefs and DJ Nick Bril.




Patina Maldives is an ideal getaway for families and features a world-class Kids Club, and Footprints. The solar-powered centre aims to engage travellers through the medium of self-discovery and a future-thinking approach. Younger guests between the ages of 4 and 11 can enjoy a host of activities, including recycling ocean plastic into 3D models at the Fab Lab, designing a race car using sustainable wood or learning about local, organic food at the culinary studio. Children can even hop onto dolphin cruises or attend a yoga class. 


Sustainability runs at the forefront of Patina Maldives's philosophy. The resort is committed to the pursuit of perpetuity. Travellers are encouraged to participate in coral seeding programs, adopt injured sea turtles or explore the majestic underwater world through scuba diving or snorkelling. Young ones can join the Little Surf camp, where they can learn the basics of surfing in the calm waters of the Maldives with certified instructors providing peace of mind and total safety.


Patina Maldives creates well-being experiences focusing on their philosophy of FLOW, which begins the moment guests set foot on the property. FLOW encourages sleep, mindfulness, nutrition, fun and fitness and amplifies the guests' connection with nature. 

FLOW Spa features couples' hammam beds, a room dedicated to the practice of Watsu, a floatation zone, hydrotherapy, and red-light therapy encouraging cell renewal. The resort hosts Immune Boost Nutrition and Lifestyle workshops where guests learn simple ways of improving their overall health, Aqua bike fitness classes, Sunrise and Sunset yoga sessions, and even paddle board meditation classes. 



Patina Maldives offers stimulating engagements for guests, including Boduberu classes with fellow travellers, personalised styling sessions with local artisans and designers, and photo and art walks with the resort's expert Essentialists. 


*Guests can make most of their summer vacation at Patina Maldives, Fari Islands by selecting the 'Stay Longer & Save' option. Travellers booking a four-night stay receive one night's stay on a complimentary basis, while those booking a seven-night stay, receive two complimentary nights. The package also includes luxury return transfers and half-board meals, among a host of other benefits. 

For more information about Patina Maldives, Fari Islands, please call +960 400-0555 or visit the website



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