The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands

‘A True Maldivian Island Escape’

Embrace Maldivian Island living at this remote sanctuary, surrounded by bright blue lagoon and pristine white beaches. 100 villas ranging in size from 1 to 3 bedrooms offer tranquillity, served round the clock by an Aris Meeha butler. Guests can spend days in one of the 9 treatment rooms of the The Ritz-Carlton Spa, enjoying scuba diving in the lagoon, or discovering the intricacies of the rare island environment with Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment Programme. The Ritz Kids Club promises to keep little VIPs engaged all day long with both indoor and outdoor spaces dedicated to their enjoyment, and activities focused on the island’s 4 pillars – land, water, environmental responsibility, and culture. With 7 exquisite restaurants and bars on offer to punctuate each day with inspiring world flavours, your stay will be defined by memorable moments.

In Our Opinion

‘Head to the Fari Marina Village for high-end boutiques and upscale restaurants. The dining options are incredible and feature delicious world flavours.’

La Locanda

This indoor-outdoor restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and serves cuisine from Southern Italy. 

Summer Pavilion

Dine on Cantonese dishes atop the lagoon before sampling from the extensive wine cellar. This restaurant is open for dinner. 


Sample Japanese flavours in a romantic setting, with tables set in the pool. Available to complement your dishes are Japanese sakes, whiskies and teas. Open on select days for dinner. 

Beach Shack

Delight in family-friendly beachside dining from a Mediterranean inspired menu. Enjoy fresh seafood and creative cocktails while DJs spin the perfect soundtrack to relax to. Open for lunch and Maldivian themed nights, as well as beach service and lobster dinners under the stars.

Eau Bar

Find glamorous beachfront dining at this elegant restaurant - the perfect place to relax with cocktails and meals created with organic and fresh ingredients. Open for lunch and drinks. 


With a design that's a remarkable tribute to a Bedouin tent, this fantastic restaurant offers a journey from Lebanon to North India. Share mezze platters and iconic street fare in the sunken dining room. Open for lunch and dinner. 

Tum Tum

This food trailer serves delicious street foods from around the world, perfect for refreshment after enjoying the shopping, arts and culture of Fari Marina. Open for lunch on select days. 


  • 24-hour fitness centre with yoga studio, sauna and steam room
  • Photography studio
  • Cinema under the stars

Land Sports

  • Volleyball
  • Cricket
  • Petanque
  • Badminton
  • Tennis and tennis academy with sessions for children to professionals

Water Sports

  • Diving from the hotel dive centre
  • Private boat charters
  • Stand up paddle
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkelling
  • Scuba diving
  • Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Waterskiing
  • Windsurfing

Jean-Michel Cousteau´s Ambassadors of the Environment programme

  • Experiences and research opportunities led by Cousteau-trained naturalists
  • Ocean Drone X activity
  • Cities Under the Sea Snorkel
  • Sub Aqua X activity
  • Marine Biologist Scuba Dive (for certified divers)
  • Marine Biologist Snorkel (for non-divers)
  • Night snorkel

The Ritz-Carlton Spa

  • 9 treatment rooms
  • Spa suite with relaxation lounge
  • Salon
  • Boutique

The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands welcomes families with children of all ages, and offers the following to ensure an enjoyable stay.

Ritz Kids


  • 4 to 12 years old


  • Sports
  • Arts and crafts
  • Cooking classes
  • Indoor-outdoor space with playgrounds
  • Napping pods
  • Video games and movies
  • Pool with slides and jets


  • Available for an extra charge, on request

The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands is an idyllic place for pre- and post- wedding celebration and vow renewals. The following is on offer to ensure a memorable stay.

  • There are numerous locations for your celebration, including the beach, the mystique garden, the sandbank, the Eau Bar pool, and the Ritz-Carlton Estate.

Vow Exchange

  • On-site wedding specialist
  • Wedding celebrant (non-religious)
  • Fresh tropical flowers bridal bouquet
  • Groom’s boutonniere
  • Minimalist decoration at venue
  • Decorated wedding buggy
  • One-hour photography session
  • 30 high-res wedding photographs on a USB drive
  • Wedding celebration entertainment – Bodu Beru drummers
  • Wedding cake
  • Bottle of champagne



The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands sits just a 10-minute seaplane or 45-minute speedboat journey from Velana International Airport.

Nearby Attractions Include:

  • Fari Marina Village – nearby