Capella Hotel Group’s new elevated lifestyle brand, Patina Hotels & Resorts, has this week opened its launch property in the Maldives.
The highly-anticipated Patina Maldives is set in the Fari Islands archipelago in the North Male Atoll of the Maldives and comprises 90 beach and overwater villas across nine categories. Designed by Brazillian architect Marcio Kogan from Studio MK27, they range from the One Bedroom Beach Pool Villas to the three-bedroom Beach House, complete with a rooftop terrace and gardens. Additionally, there are 20 Fari Studios in a private sanctuary.
Patina Maldives will have 12 restaurant options available, ranging from a plant-based concept to the Maldives’ first and only Greek outlet. Brick and mortar eateries will be complemented by a series of food trucks dotted around the island.
The property was initially earmarked to open towards the end of 2020 however postponed its debut due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Central to Patina’s ethos is an acute understanding of the key priorities of modern travellers. As such, purpose-and mission-driven themes will be abundant throughout the grounds, especially with regards to sustainability and social responsibility.
A member of Design Hotels, The Patina brand places a heavy emphasis on holistic sustainability, wellness, and experiences which cultivates creativity and social connections.
The resort is a 45-minute speedboat ride from Male International Airport.
Patina Hotels & Resorts plans to open a second property in Bali, Indonesia in 2021. The 101 room, suite and villa Patina Ubud will be spread across a sloping site on the Wos River, offering rainforest vistas.