Patina Maldives, Fari Islands

Patina Maldives is a luxury resort in Male within the Fari Islands with a collection of stunning overwater villas in Maldives with best sunset views. Opened on June 2021, Patina Maldives, Fari Islands is the inaugural flagship property from sophisticated new lifestyle brand Patina Hotels & Resorts, the latest hospitality concept by Capella Hotel Group. The 5*-star resort is a 50-minute journey by speedboat or a 10-minute seaplane flight from the Velana International airport.

The luxurious hotel of unique and radiant character offers 90 contemporary one- to three-bedroom Beach and Water Pool Villas, alongside 20 Fari Studios, all of which embody a harmony of sanctuary and stimulation. Set in the Fari Islands archipelago in North Malé Atoll, guests can immerse themselves in a new expression of island life through thoughtful tailormade wellness journeys, interactive music programmes, captivating culinary experiences, and bask in the light-filled James Turrell Skyspace pavilion — all while embracing the vibrant social scene that emanates from the destination’s communal heart: the Fari Marina Village and Fari Beach Club.

Fari Islands

Patina Maldives is located within the Fari Islands, an archipelago featuring three luxury private resorts and a marina. Open to guests from other resorts, Fari Marina Village boasts 20 berths for yachts up to 80 feet. Due to the close proximity to Fari Marina, Patina’s guests are spoilt with an array of meaningful experiences without the need for boat shuttles.

Bringing a refreshing scene of art, music, culture and shopping The Fari Archipelago redefines the Maldivian experience offering guests a balance of cosmopolitan and private island life. Built around a vibrant Beach Club, an airy, communal lifestyle space with alluring boutiques, Skyspace – a fascinating art installation by world-renowned American artist James Turrell, and trendy restaurants, the Fari Marina Village is the conjunct beating heart of the Fari Islands.

The island

The northernmost resort of the integrated leisure destination on the North Male atoll, Patina is unique in the Maldives. It is a place where the design, comfort, chic and elegant architecture are all together living and developing so good. One complete the other and together it makes a thoughtful impression. Patina Maldives is not just raise the bar, it has set a whole new standart for the Maldives.

Verdant landscaping envelops each of Patina Maldives’ 90 contemporary one- to three-bedroom Beach and Water Pool Villas, alongside 20 Fari Studios in private sanctuary, yet unfolds invitingly into the surrounding island life; a simultaneous experience of isolation and belonging, never breaching the horizon.

The island has a super relaxed vibe while offering true luxurious experience. And everything around you is beautiful. It is hard to imagine the island was created only a couple of years ago. What also makes it that much more special is to see how much everybody cares about the place and the environment. Each detail is so well thought through… if you are into it, you ll have the time of your life. From one of the best massages you have ever had, to seeing the sunset from the luxury yacht that came directly from a romantic movie to having an unforgettable lunch on a sand bank in the middle of the Indian ocean.


North Male also known as northern Kaafu is the main atoll in the Maldives, where in the first time in the country the tourism was launched. The capital of Maldives, Male City and Velana International Airport (MLE) are also located in the North Male Atoll. The atoll is home to a great collection of luxury 5*-star resorts and hotels. Diving, relaxation and surfing are the main types of outdoor activities in this atoll and the pristine beauty of the paradise islands.

The resort is reachable by a 45-minute scenic journey by a luxury speedboat or a 10-minute by a seaplane from Velana International Airport.



Patina offers 90 exquisitely appointed one, two and three bedroom beach and water villas, as well as 20 Fari Studios, all designed by renowned Brazilian architect Marcio Kogan from Studio MK27.

The location and views of villas and studios are yours to choose. Studios sit on the edge of the vibrant Fari Marina Village while villas face the perfect sunrises or sunsets. All exude warm, rustic simplicity. And all celebrate the energy of human nature.

Each of the private villa sanctuaries is honed from nature’s materials and pure creativity to soothe senses and soul of the guests. The interior of the water and the land villas is almost exactly the same – sensual lighting, warm tones, lovely textures and the highest attention to detail and Maldivian craftsmanship is noticeable everywhere.

Uniquely for the Maldives, floor- to-ceiling panoramah! sliding window systems allow creating the most unique and awesome cross ventilated sensation and the rooms to be opened to the elements on all three sides – while custom-made blackout blinds offer cocoon-like cosiness at the touch of a button. With a bohemian chic flair to the interiors, the finest attention to detail, and an impeccable build quality, these villas let you experience Maldives in a whole new way.

Exclusive furniture elevates the in-room experience and cater to the needs of the connected contemporary traveller, from bed frames with integrated control panels to concealed device charging compartments.

The most accessible accommodation is One Bedroom Beach pool Villa (240 sqm / 2,583 sqft). All rooms come with personal garden, private 6.2m pool and oversized outdoor tub. There is one wheelchair accessible villa available in this category too.

Some of these one-bedroom villas ( room number 101-122 ) have views onto the white sand beach of the lagoon with Fari Marina on the horizon, whilest the others enjoy incredible sunsets, and all boast a lush surrounding of mature, native tropical planting. This natural abundance brings both privacy and serenity to the villa and its grounds. And this is also felt in the villa as floor-to-ceiling glass windows and doors open on three sides to blend inside with outside as one. Unique features in the bathrooms include monolithic standalone twin vanities made from Nero Marquina marble and basins hewn from a single block of stone.

beach pool villa

One Bedroom Water pool Villas (170 sqm /1,830 sqft) feature floor-to-ceiling panoramic glazing slides back to open up these luxurious over-water cocons sitting out above the turquoise ocean at one with our resident marine life. The private sun deck’s or pool horizon views are interrupted by nothing other than the gentle ripples of the lagoon. Interior, bedroom, bathroom and lounge are honed from natural materials that live in absolute harmony with reort’s remarkable location.

Offering the best of both worlds, west-facing, one-bedroom villas over the Indian ocean is the best choice to experience life above water in Maldives. A chic and spacious havens designed for the maximum in comfort, all rooms have direct access to the sea to enjoy swimming and snorkeling. This is a true taste of paradise where the over-water living experience provide serenity, space and total relaxation.

The villas’ interiors are really comfortable and inviting but you could also experience the outdoors by opening up all 3 sides of the villa which immersed you into the irreplaceable beauty of the Maldives. If you’re lucky you can see a school of dolphins swimming past water villa, frolicking in the turquoise waters…it’s such an amazing and priceless moment.

To wake over the ocean in the beautiful comfort of these two-bedroom villas is a profoundly uplifting experience. Slide back the glass, and your connection to our marine world and its incredible resident life opens up. Every design element of the villa, inside and out on your private deck, captures the essence of Maldivian luxury – that of nature’s provision.

water pool villa

The Beach House (1,800 sqm/19,375 sqft) is an unique, two-storey, three-bedroom villa has a rooftop terrace and a large private 21m pool set within the lush green of an enormous tropical garden. The Patina’s largest beach villa offers million experiences within its luxurious layout to allows families and groups traveling together to feel at home, while enjoying the luxury of being on vacation.

This spacious retreat has generous interior space, airy and mellow with warm, natural colours. Outside, two levels of private space of different character await you. Both give you views over your posh tropical garden to the pristine white beach, azure lagoon and, as night falls, the magnetic amber glow of sunset.


A handpicked collection of the finest cuisine, each of Patina’s 12 concepts presents a fresh perspective, where the best ingredients and processes take centre stage. The breakfast buffet changes daily & the “a la carte” menu has a wide variety of meals & drinks that you can try throughout your stay. The resort’s chefs preserve time-honoured techniques with a dash of originality to foster a universal connection through food. Led by Jose Diaz, at each venue and each occasion, the team is eager to showcase their menus, but also to create personalized experiences for everyone, based on how guest feel at the time.

Patina Maldives is a purveyor of conscious cuisine, focusing on green practices such as minimising food waste and reducing carbon footprint. This philosophy is wholly embodied in the multitude of dining options that are available, from hearty Asian fare to International and Greek cuisine, including the venues at the Fari Marina.

The resort has also built an on-island organic permaculture garden where fresh produce will be cultivated for various departments, reducing greenhouse gas emissions during the supply chain process; guests are encouraged to explore and forage the variety of vegetables and herbs available within the garden at their leisure.

Opened for breakfast, luch and dinner 24/7, Roots is the signature dining experience at Patina Maldives, Fari Islands. Nestled in a garden the restaurant caters a fresh flair plant-based meal experience centred around nutritious, organic and home grown produce. It’s a conscious and conscientious lifestyle and plant-based concept, created responsibly for curious foodies seeking nutritional food and drink without compromising flavour and quality, all in an environment that is ethically produced. Perfect for vegetarians, Roots aligns with nature to deliver delightful dishes that are good for your body, soul and our planet.

Just opposite the Bird island, the Helios is beachside restaurant inspired by the Greek islands & the Mediterranean cuisine cooked from the freshest ingredients. With its own private sandy cove littered with comfy sofas and chairs on which to relax, fires glowing into the night nourish your senses at a hearty Aegean kitchen that embraces family, warmth and merriment with amazing sunset views. The resplendent fish and seafood are impeccably displayed as in a typical Mediterranean restaurant, and an amazing dishes come on your table, grilled, fried, steamed or a la plancha! The chef’s touch is light enough to let the freshness and flavour shine, yet he try to tailort to all the guests individual palates.

With chic vibe of Hong Kong, Wok Society is a high-energy social club to indulge the soulful Asian food creations and craft beers. Savour visually tantalising, delicate morsels of dim sum accentuated by fresh pints of avant-garde brews in a modern, unpretentious setting – day or night.

The main pool is incredible while Veli bar is stylish place to unwind with expertly crafted light bites and refreshing cocktails. This oasis features a collection of casual nibbles and creative tipples that alternate between the deliciously simple by day, and the unexpected by twilight, mimicking the rhythms of the tides.

GO GO BURGER it’s all about the all- encompassing love for world class burgers, served from a striking food truck. Fari village’s essential beach pitstop – because everyone needs a burger eventually.

Opened daily for lunch and dinner, TUM TUM is a festive food trailer in Fari Marina offering scrumptious street food across Asia, tempting guests a pit stop amid shopping, arts and culture. Here, each country offers its own version of street-friendly fare. Meat- and vegetable-filled bao buns, steamed dumplings, aromatic soups and flavorful noodle dishes are among the menu highlights at Tum Tum.


For children

Footprints – the children’s educational activity centre – will keep the youngest guests engaged and entertained, both indoors and outdoors. Patina Hotels & Resorts’ interpretation of perpetuality is rooted in its belief in effecting and empowering lasting change – starting with nurturing sustainable values in tomorrow’s travellers.

Embodying this future-thinking approach, Patina Maldives’ pioneering kids centre, Footprints, is a place of discovery and inspiration, engaging programming and exceptional facilities.

At Footprints’ Fab Lab, kids can turn recycled ocean plastic into models using 3D printing and laser cutting technology – echoing the energysaving prefabrication techniques used in the modular construction of the resort’s villas; while in its culinary studio, hungry young minds can discover the benefits of local, organic sourcing and enjoy the best of sustainable plant-based cuisine.

Shark spotters and budding marine biologists can sign up for free diving lessons, while free PADI dive certifications are also offered for local Maldivian children – helping to raise next-generation awareness of the local ocean environment.

patina maldives - beach pool


At Patina Maldives, wellness is centred on well-being. Facilities include a unique watsu pool for passive aquatic therapy, high and low impact workout classes, the services of highly trained consultants such as a posture expert and a sleep therapist, bio hacking, and the usage of curative and preventative remedies to achieve a calm mind and to restore balance.

Flow Spa features 4 Double Treatment Rooms 1 Watsu Treatment Suite 1 Floatation Tank Suite 1 Hammam Suite Pure for manicure, pedicure, facial and hair services Yoga Pavilion & Pilates Reformer TRX offered Aqua spinning Sound healing, sleep therapy, nutritionists and posture experts

Two outdoor pools & Sauna, Scuba Diving & Water sports centre and Tennis courts complement the activities in Patina Maldives.

What’s Guests Love

  • A brand new stunning resort filled with art
  • The architecture and design
  • great food and drinks
  • An amazing villas with stunnig views
  • superb service
  • Unexpected beautiful experiences
  • The James Turrel Skyspace in the Fari Village
  • An excursion on super yacht Adastra
  • The Kids Club “Footprints” is one of the best
  • The Flow spa

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