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Which new Resort islands are under development - Jan 2018?

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Which new Resort islands are under development - Jan 2018?

Which new Resort islands are under development as at Jan 2018?

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Opening dates quoted from the press should be taken as "guestimates" of course and some of the listed islands seem to have stalled.

Ordered by atoll from north to south…..

+++Haa Alifu atoll:

The Chedi Dhapparu

+++Haa Dhaalu atoll:

Hondaafushi

Naagoashi

+++Shaviyani atoll:

Sirru Fen Fushi (Gaakoshibi, 2018)

+++Noonu atoll:

Dhigurah Noonu

Movenpick Kuredhivaru (2018)

Maavelavaru

Robinson Club Noonu (open)

+++Raa atoll:

Carpe Diem Beach Resort & Spa Huruvalhi (2018)

Emerald Fasmendhoo (2018)

Heritance Aarah

Lundhufushi

Maamunagau

Maanenfushi

Muravandhoo (Joali)

Reethi Faru (open)

+++Lhaviyani atoll:

Kudadoo (2018)

Centara Hudhufushi

+++Baa atoll:

Avani Fares (2019)

Centara Grand Muthaafushi

Dreamland Unique Hirundhoo

Thiladhoo

Vakkaru (open)

Westin Miriandhoo (2019)

+++North Male (Kaafu atoll):

Capella (Rah Falhu lagoon integrated resorts development project)

Feydhoo Finolhu

Kagi

LUX* North Male Olhahali (2018)

Oblu Select Sangeli (2018)

+++North Ari (Alifu Alifu atoll):

Chatwal Maaga (2019)

Madivaru (2020)

+++South Male (Kaafu atoll):

Hard Rock (Emboodhoo Falhu lagoon integrated resorts development project)

Waldorf Astoria Ithaafushi (2019)

+++South Ari (Alifu Dhaalu atoll):

Radisson Blu (2019, redevelopment of Ranveli)

+++Meemu atoll:

Dream Gasveli (2020)

+++Dhaalu atoll (South Nilandhe):

Aloofushi

Baglioni (2018)

Sun Aqua Iru Veli

+++Thaa atoll:

Gran Melia Kalhudiyafushi

+++Laamu atoll:

Vadinolhu

+++Gaafu Alifu atoll (North Huvadhoo):

Pullmann Maamutaa (2018)

The Residence Dhigurah

+++Gaafu Dhaalu atoll (South Huvadhoo):

J Resort Raalhuveli

Edited: 08 January 2018, 02:55
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1. Re: Which new Resort islands are under development - Jan 2018?

Great thread. I can add:

Baa Atoll -

Joali (end of 2018)

Edited: 08 January 2018, 12:59
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2. Re: Which new Resort islands are under development - Jan 2018?

Hi Azure....Joali is listed in Raa atoll (Muravandhoo island)

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3. Re: Which new Resort islands are under development - Jan 2018?

Oh sorry, Lynphd, that's right. Thanks.

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4. Re: Which new Resort islands are under development - Jan 2018?

The Dreamland resort in the Baa Atoll does seem to live up to the 'Unique' in its name:

https://de-de.facebook.com/hirundhoo/

Are there any other Maldives resorts which have a freshwater lake on them?

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5. Re: Which new Resort islands are under development - Jan 2018?

Does anyone know which ones of the new resorts under development will be 5+ stars?

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6. Re: Which new Resort islands are under development - Jan 2018?

Joali is one of them. Perhaps Vegard can help us with the others.

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7. Re: Which new Resort islands are under development - Jan 2018?

Hondaafushi is about to open 2 or 3 years ago.

I had reservations made for March 2017 and had to change everything at the last minute.

Funny to see that it continues to open soon :)

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8. Re: Which new Resort islands are under development - Jan 2018?

Three others I have are the following...

Raafushi

Riu Palace

Riu Classic

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9. Re: Which new Resort islands are under development - Jan 2018?

Great, thanks, Bruce. But you don't happen to know which ones will be 5+ stars by any chance?

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10. Re: Which new Resort islands are under development - Jan 2018?

I don't track that. It's hard to say anyway. Some advertise "luxury property" in marketing words, but end up being 4+ star (the "luxury" is bring in the Maldives). A few resorts planned to be 5-star and then shifted to the less crowded 4+ star market before launch (eg. Outrigger Konotta).

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