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ZAZZ Escapes Maldives Resort to open in 2021



Thai hotel management company Unicorn Hospitality has announced plans to open its first property in Maldives, ZAZZ Escapes Maldives Resort, in early 2021.

The Maldives resort, being developed by Hong Kong-based Asia Prestige Management (APM) after the 2018 acquisition of Ranveli Island Resort, is part of a new expansion drive by Unicorn Hospitality, which currently operates six brands and white label management concepts: Unicorn Hotels & Resorts, Kly Hotels & Resorts, Hangout By Kly, Live By Kly, Zazz Hotels and The Unchained Collection.

ZAZZ Escapes Maldives is part of the ZAZZ Escapes Collection. The properties from ZAZZ Escapes, take guests on a journey of discovery and fun – a chance to disconnect and share adventures whilst shifting back to nature – without giving up comfort and convenience.

Ideally located in South Ari Atoll, just 25 minutes by seaplane from Velana international Airport or 90 minutes by speedboat, ZAZZ Escapes Maldives is the perfect gateway to escape from the hustle and bustle of your daily life.

ZAZZ Escapes Maldives features a total of 101 overwater and beach villas, with each of them accented by breathtaking views of this slice of paradise. The island offers accommodation in five categories: Z Beach, Z Top, H2O Villa, H2O Pool Villa, and Z Pearl.

The villas have been designed from the ground up with pleasure and harmony in mind. Fresh, clean and bright, they are appointed with the modern amenities that discerning guests expect, whilst offering comfort, privacy, entertainment and connectivity to the outside world. Respect and intimacy was at the centre of attention in creating this unique environment.

ZAZZ Escapes Maldives delivers flavours and aromas with style; it is not about fine dining, it is about good dining. Hence, the resort’s six outlets do not compromise on quality and are sure to please the most discerning palates.

Whether by the pool or beachside, Club 72 is your own private slice of the Mediterranean. A resident DJ will excite the setting, delivering the trendiest tunes and intensifying the atmosphere. Open all day until late at night, a Zazzy flair will spread through the Club. Saturday night bash and Sunday brunch are the highlights not to be missed.

Yuuki means organic in Japanese. Here, only the freshest catches and the best Maldivian products are served, adding a Japanese twist to the plate. To complement your meal, there is an exhaustive selection of sake alongside some of the best brew imported from Japan!

Sanook is a fun and interactive dining concept focusing on Thai street food and creating an authentic dining experience. Savour the traditional flavours of Thailand with authentic cuisine direct from the ‘Land of Smiles’. The restaurant focuses on freshness and flavour — all you need to do is close your eyes and let your tastebuds guide you.

Sand Bar is an alternative to other venues, where you can simply share a good time with a gentle ambience that makes it perfect to unwind and loosen up. As if you were in a giant fleeting sand castle, pick up your drink and enjoy a remarkable setting, crafted by hand, tailored to your needs and in harmony with the surroundings.

Unwind and find tranquility at Sebae. By day, the pool is a serene spot where guests can read a book and watch the palms swinging gently in the breeze, whilst by night experimentalist mixologists craft creative cocktails. It’s the perfect locale for a cocktail prior to dinner or for an after dinner digestif before dancing the night away at Club 72.

Refreshing, generous and sexy, this is how ZAZZ Escapes Maldives defines Boost, a juice bar located within ZSPA. Full of vitamins and with enriching flavours, every concoction is designed to maintain your balance and wellness. Who said your ‘five a day’ nutrition intake should be a hard task? The Boost at ZSPA makes drinking veggies and fruits the new cool!

ZAZZ Escapes Maldives believes in living long and living well. A holiday should have you feeling relaxed and radiant, so indulge in the treatments on offer at the resort. ZSPA offers a holistic approach with two objectives in mind: making you feel beautiful and re-energising your body.

FitZ at ZAZZ Escapes Maldives is a genuine mind-and-body experience constructed to allow you to challenge yourself. Whether physically or mentally, FitZ aims to stimulate your senses. Cultivating a state of mind, in a perfectly designed area with exquisite natural ceilings, open windows and world class equipment.

Take advantage of the island and choose amongst one of the many activities the resort has to offer, whether with a group or on your own. Experienced guides will always have something to suggest. Embark on a boat, dive into the crystal blue lagoon or hop on a board and ride these waves — the wide range of distinctive adventures are designed for modern lifestyles.

At ZAZZ Escapes Maldives, savour a large choice of venues, with six different food and beverage destinations that will delight your buds. Let your stresses melt away as you enjoy treatments in the wellness centre ZSPA, or simply enjoy the watersport and diving centre allowing access to the beauty of the resort’s graceful lagoon.


Discover ultimate privacy at Nika Maldives



Imagine a place where the world fades away, leaving you with nothing but the gentle sound of waves and the soft touch of sand beneath your feet. A place where privacy is not just a promise, but a guarantee. Welcome to Nika island Resort & Spa, Maldives, the only resort that offers private beaches for an unparalleled experience of seclusion and tranquility.

At Nika, your very own private beach awaits. Picture yourself enjoying a personalised BBQ under the stars or designing your own destination dining experience, tailored to your every desire. Whether it’s a romantic dinner for two or a family feast, the possibilities are endless.

John Miller, a recent guest at Nika, shares his unforgettable experience: “Staying at Nika’s private beach villa was the ultimate privacy I’ve ever experienced. Born in London, I’ve never known such seclusion in my entire life. The resort is lush with vegetation, and the fauna and flora are simply amazing. It’s a hidden gem in the middle of the Indian Ocean. The local stories and the museum displays are fascinating.”

But the allure of Nika doesn’t end there. The resort’s dive centre offers exceptional dive courses, taking you to spectacular dive sites that reveal the breathtaking underwater world. Whether you’re a seasoned diver or a beginner, the wonders beneath the surface will leave you in awe.

After a day of exploration, indulge in the Lotus Spa at Nika. Offering a range of excellent massages, from traditional local techniques to various modern varieties, the spa promises to rejuvenate your body and soul.

Nika is a small resort, yet it is brimming with entertainment and activities. From water sports to cultural experiences, there’s something for everyone. It’s a sanctuary where you can ground yourself, reconnect with nature, and discover a level of privacy that is truly extraordinary.

Escape to Nika and hide away at your secret beach. Here, the ultimate privacy and relaxation await.

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Unwind and Explore: Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa Invites Families to a Rejuvenating Summer Escape



Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa, an all-pool villa haven nestled amidst the breathtaking natural seascapes of the Indian Ocean, invites families to embrace the joy of relaxation and the spirit of adventure this summer with a slew of experiences designed to inspire playful discoveries and foster tranquil reconnections with the mind and body.

Fun for All Ages

Budding adventurers and creative little spirits alike can discover new adventures at Krakengiri Kids’ Club, one of the largest kids’ clubs in the Maldives. Led by a multilingual team of certified childcare professionals, young guests can engage in an exciting array of daily activities that combine learning and play.

Upstairs, Re:Fuel, a rooftop lounge for teens, hosts engaging milkshake-making workshops and fun family movie nights under the starry Maldivian sky.

In June, the resort offers a Holiday Camp for teens, who can personalize their wellness experiences as follows:

  • Pick up new sports such as tennis, pickleball, and badminton on the multi-purpose court with the hotel’s resident Sports Animator
  • Work out with a personal trainer at the fitness center
  • Try aerial yoga for beginners, yoga for better sleep, breathwork, and meditation with the resident yoga practitioner
  • Enjoy a restorative massage in the overwater treatment villas of Amingiri Spa.

The experience is available at USD 150++ per person for a combination of any two 30-minute sessions.

Restful Retreats

Amingiri Spa introduces Water Connect, a private in-villa pool experience guided by a certified water shiatsu specialist. The gentle movements and targeted massage techniques melt away tension and create a deeply relaxing sensation akin to being cocooned in the womb. The serene escape is available between 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm at USD 150++ for 30 minutes.

Starting in June, guests can indulge in a brand-new Sleep Wellness menu designed to ease the mind and body into a state of deep and rejuvenating slumber. Guests can choose to unwind with a calming signature massage on the spa’s Skye Deck, bask in the timeless glow of an evening hammam ritual in the modern hammam room, or embrace tranquility with an in-villa session incorporating guided meditation, yoga, and breathwork.

Exclusive Offer

Guests who stay a minimum of four nights enjoy the added value of a half board meal plan and complimentary shared roundtrip speedboat transfers with Maldivian Bliss. This offer is available for stays through to December 20, 2024.

From May through to September 30, 2024, children stay and dine free: parents staying with two young children ages 11 years and below in an Overwater Suite with Pool and any of the Two-Bedroom Beach and Overwater Villas will also enjoy the half board meal plan and complimentary shared roundtrip speedboat transfers when booking Maldivian Bliss. Hilton Honors members enjoy full points for their stay. Terms and conditions apply.

Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa is part of Hilton Honors®, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 22 distinct hotel brands. Members who book directly on the hotel’s website will have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount, free standard Wi-Fi and the Hilton Honors app.

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Maldives Madridistas: Patina Maldives, Fari Islands Nets Exclusive Football Camp Partnership with the Real Madrid Foundation



Younger guests at Patina Maldives, Fari Islands can embrace new patterns of play this summer at an exclusive, Maldives-first Real Madrid Foundation football camp. From 4 July – 12 August, a youth coach will lead a comprehensive Real Madrid Foundation programme of daily soccer sessions for ages 5-9yrs, 10-14yrs, and 15-17yrs. The coach will be joined by an elite player ambassador from UEFA’s all-time no. 1 ranked football club toward the end of the programme.

This summer’s inaugural Patina Maldives x Real Madrid CF Foundation football camp is the first edition in an ongoing partnership, with additional future football camp dates to be confirmed. Led by a licensed Real Madrid Foundation coach, sessions will focus on developing each participant both individually and as part of the group, in order to ‘Play The Real Way’ – the training methodology that combines play, as well as sports values.

Sessions will take place on a new, purpose-built 6 a side astroturf pitch located near the Fari Marina Village at Patina Maldives.

All participants will receive an official camp football camp shirt, shorts, socks, drawstring bag, sweatbands, and cap; while those completing a minimum of four days’ coaching will also be presented with a Real Madrid Foundation participation certificate.

Real Madrid Foundation football clinics at Patina Maldives, Fari Islands are priced at USD195++ per child per session for guests of the resort. Bookings are also open to guests from neighbouring resorts, from USD250++ per child per session.

Rates at Patina Maldives, Fari Islands start from USD2,054 (approx. GBP1,620) per night based on two adults sharing a One Bedroom Pool Villa including daily breakfast, complimentary Guest Benefits, tax, and service. Terms and conditions apply.

For more information and reservations, please visit or contact For more information on Pathways, please see here.

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