Fairmont opens its first property in Maldives

Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fenfushi Resorts has officially begun operations.

One of the country's largest lagoons, the first Fairmont property in the region offers 120 luxury villas, each with a private pool as well as infinity pools and safari style tented villas on the island proper. Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi is in Shaviyani Atoll in the north of Maldives.

Moreover, an underwater art installation by artist Jason deCaires Taylor is at its centre and will make for spectacular snorkelling and diving.

Fairmont Maldives is the latest member of the prestigious Fairmont brand, which includes some of the most iconic hotels in the world, including The Plaza in New York, The Savoy in London, Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai and Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac in Quebec City.