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Pre-openings Resorts In Maldives (2023)

Pre-openings Resorts In Maldives (2023)

It is no news that the Maldives is the epitome of tourism and hospitality. If you plan a tourist visit to Maldives this year, it is important to glance through some upcoming resorts in Maldives in 2023. These hotel resorts are scheduled to open this year, and you can be one of the first to visit them. 

There are many new resorts opening in 2023. Although most of these resorts have already opened in the last few months of this year, you may also want to know what other upcoming resorts in the Maldives are there to anticipate. 

This post will discuss some of the best Maldives resorts in 2023 and what to expect from these destinations. 

Top 5 Upcoming Resorts In Maldives

There are several pre-opening resorts in the Maldives this year, and most of them have been scheduled for specific dates, while others have no particular launch date. Here, we discuss the dates, number of villas, locations and other details concerning these new resorts. 

1. Amari Raaya Maldives 

This resort is one of the best and biggest hotels that could be opening in 2023. It is one of the properties managed by the ONYX Hospitality Group in the Maldives. Amari Raaya Resorts is located in Raa Atoll, about 35 minutes seaplane flight from Maldives' Male International Airport. 

Amari Resorts is a suitable destination for families as it has amazing guest facilities. There are over 186 villas here with great fitness and wellness center to get your body relaxed. Visitors can use the Maai Spa wellness Oasis to get good relaxation time. 

You can also enjoy local cuisine from restaurants and food cafes; there is an Italian restaurant if you want to explore different food and beverage tastes. 

Another experience to relish is the sporting activities. Tourists get to enjoy sports from the football and badminton courts. A golf course is also available for golf lovers staying in this resort. 

As we mentioned earlier, this location is suitable for families, so it is no surprise Amari Raaya has kids' clubs. That means your children can have unforgettable experiences with fun activities and games. 

If this location excites you, make plans, as Amari Raaya will be open from May 2023. There are offers to book and get discounts, so you should check that out. 

2.  Six Senses Kanuhura

Another resort you should watch is the Six Senses Kanuhura resort. Acquired by Six Senses a couple of years ago, this destination is set to open its 5-star luxury hotel this year. This resort has three Islands and a bridge that combines these two these Islands.

In addition, their facilities, rooms, and villas are also top-notch. With around 80 overwaters, beaches, and villas, this destination has everything be one of the best Maldives resorts in 2023. 

The Six Senses Kanuhura Resorts restaurant also promises a lot of flavour from local ingredients. You should explore this with 'Eats with Six Senses' when you visit this resort. 

You can also expect beach and water sports around this place. Relaxation centers are not too far-fetched, with visitors having access to wellness programs. Fancy a vacation at Six Senses Resorts? Book a date, as this place will be open from the summer of 2023. 

This Six Senses resort is located in Raa Atoll, a 40-minute flight from the International Airport in Male. 

3.  Joy Island 

Cocoon Collection hotel brand also announced opening a resort in the second quarter of 2023. And if you were looking for details about an upcoming resort in Maldives that has almost everything, this should be among the top on your lists. 

Joy Island has everything from villas to dining venues, sports, etc. In addition to the fact that it is suitable for families, there are various activities that adults could do for fun. 

They are various features that this destination promises to offer, and we will look at them here. 

Joy Island comes with 150 villas, a beach and over water. And with great guest facilities, you can always pick this resort for a good time. You can also have the luxury of attending Internation dining events as Joy Island has a venue here.

If you want to do things for fun, you have many options. Children have the kids club to give them some exciting moments. There is also the tennis court if you are a fan of the game. Various water sports are also available, so what not? 

Other family-luxury options exist in the Maldives, but Joy Island stands out among this new resort opening in 2023. So, if you are looking to book a place in this resort, July is not far away as this is the month it is expected to open. 

Finding this destination cannot be a problem as it is located in the North of Male. It is also just a 30-minute boat ride from the International Airport. 

4. Jawakara Island 

Crown & Champa Resorts announced that it would be opening this five-star luxury hotel. And there is much to anticipate from Jawakara Island when it opens in August 2023. 

However, let us look at some major features and offers this location brings. Talking about the villas, Jawakara Resort has about 290 of them. And with this place being a perfect fit for family-luxury travellers, there are a few better options for a family vacation. 

This luxury hotel is made of two islands connecting to one resort. It has a bridge that cuts across the House reefs of this resort, which links the Islands. 

Jawakara Island also offers premium packages allowing tourists to get the best out of their holiday. The Kids club is available to provide something exciting for the children, while adults also have enough other activities to explore. 

There is a 9-hole golf course for golf enthusiasts, a tennis court if you would love to play, and a volleyball court. In addition, there are so many water sports facilities that you can go kayaking, canoeing, wakeboarding, etc. 

Jawakara Island is located in Lhaviyani Atoll, a 40-minute flight from the Maldives' Male International Airport. So, you can book a place in this resort as it offers discounts and special offers. This offer runs up until October 2023.

5.   Zazz Escapes Maldives

If you need to visit an adult-only resort in the Maldives this year, put this place on your list. This resort perfectly fits a lone visitor and is one of the best places among the upcoming resorts in Maldives. Zazz Escapes is now managed by Asia Prestige management, and it promises some amazing facilities for guests. 

Although there is no specific date for the opening of Zazz Escapes Resorts, you should hang around and follow up, as it is expected to open this summer. 

There are about 101 villas, beaches, and overwater. Guests at this location get some of the best experiences. This place is also one of the most anticipated locations, as it was among last year's list of pre-opening resorts in Maldives. 

If you want a place to get great food and enjoy the local cuisine, Zazz Escapes Island has options. There are 6 restaurants and bars around this location, and guests can get a good treat. Their wellness program is another thing you will love to relish. You can get spa and massage services that will help your relaxation. 

In addition, the water sports activities in Zazz Escapes will provide another dimension of excitement for guests and visitors—canoeing, kayaking, waterboarding, kneeboarding, spinnaker flying, flyboard flying and lots more. 

This resort is located in South Ari Atoll, and you can take two major transport methods. If you want faster transportation, this place is only a 25-minute seaplane flight from Male International Airport. On the other hand, you would need up to 1 hour 30 minutes to get there if you take a boat ride. 

If you would love to be a guest here or have been anticipating a visit to Zazz Escapes, stick around to get information on the scheduled opening date. Hopefully, it will be soon enough. 

New Resorts Opening In 2023

Although the above list covers a list of resorts, we are yet to see opened, a few opened earlier this year. So, to take advantage of all the new resorts, we have a list of some of the best Maldives resorts in 2023 that have already opened.

1.    Avani+ Fares Maldives

This resort is one of the newly opened resorts in the Maldives. It is managed by the Minors' hotel Avani brand. And it comprises of many rooms, villas and other amazing facilities for guests. Opened on the 1st of April, 2023, this hotel provides an array of infrastructure for family travels, kids, and recreational facilities. 

There are around 200 rooms in this property that provides accommodations in categories of beach pool villas, four-bedroom beach pavilions, and three-bedroom beach over-water villas. 

Guests also have enough to enjoy, with seven restaurants across this resort and a kids-only restaurant also available. 

This location has recreational facilities, gym equipment, and a spa center. You can get all these services at AvaniFit gym and AvaniSpa. 

This resort is located on Fares Island in Baa Atoll, which takes approximately a 35-minute seaplane flight from the Male International Airport. Want to book a place here? You have till the 30th of April 2023 to book a place if your journey is between now and January 2024. 

2.   Madifushi Private Island 

This Island is another new resort in the Maldives this year. Madifushi Island is among the most beautiful places in the Maldives. And it hosts 200 villas in different categories. 

If you are looking for a place to view nature's beauty, Madifushi Island is where you should be. The sea contains whales, sharks, and manta rays and focuses on diving. You could do a lot of swimming around here. 

Madifushi Island is at Meemu Atoll, a 35-minute seaplane flight from Male International Airport.

Other New Hotels/Resorts In Maldives

Tourism Development in Maldives is evident in how many new hotels and resorts have opened recently. Each year, there is always a list of upcoming resorts in Maldives. So, while we have focused on the ones scheduled to open in 2023, looking into other new resorts opened in recent years would be interesting. They include; 

1.  Cocogiri Island & Resorts

This Island is a suitable place for recreation and relaxation. There are about 20 villas in this resort, and you can access amazing guest facilities and wellness programs. At this place, guests can enjoy various entertaining activities, from sports to beach games and other fun things. 

2.   Kagi Maldives Spa Island

This location is an adult-only resort that offers guests some of the best opportunities to relax and ease stress. You can find your rhythm with an amazing spa experience on this Island. With around 50 villas in different categories, Kagi Island is a great option if you need alone time for relaxation. 

3.   Nova Maldives

A 76-room villa property, Nova is another place to get everything when travelling for a retreat. They provide access to restaurants and bars, spa and recreational centers and great hospitality. This resort uses sophisticated technology to enhance its services. 

They are still so many upcoming resorts in Maldives to anticipate. However, some resorts have been announced for a couple of years but have yet to be opened.

Wrapping Up

Pre-openings of resorts in the Maldives are always announced every year. However, not all of these resorts get to open after the announcement. Regardless, Maldives has seen some amazing resorts opening in recent years; 2023 is another to anticipate. These resort openings has provided the nation with job opportunities, tourist attractions, and development. 

This post has covered 5 great upcoming resorts in Maldives this year and what you should expect from these locations.