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  • Nat Frogley


This Easter, refined resort innovator Patina Maldives, Fari Islands will present an array of curated island experiences designed to forge long-lasting connections, immersing guests in a sense of freedom, familial bonding and unexpected dimensionality. 


Beachfront feasts, restorative wellness explorations, sports camps and egg hunts will elevate the myriad activities already on offer. Guests booking Easter stays of four nights or more can also enjoy a host of exclusive benefits including complimentary entry to the Fari Marina Easter Festival; complimentary Kids Menu dining for under 12s; and up to 20 per cent off accommodation*. 


Magical memories with Footprints  

Across Easter, Patina Maldives’ experiential haven for children, Footprints, will be intertwining joy, creativity, connection and curiosity through an array of activities, from laser cutting Easter ornaments to cookie decorating, egg painting and movie nights.    


On Easter Sunday, the Easter Bunny will make an enchanting appearance at a very special Island Egg Hunt, bringing families together on a tropical quest for sweet surprises on the shores of the Fari Islands. 

Designed to foster a passion for learning and exploration, alongside an appreciation for our natural world and different cultures, Patina Maldives has carefully crafted a selection of activities for teens and younger children.  


Ghost Net Bracelet and Coral Ceramic workshops will be complemented by Marine Talks engaging guests directly with beach and reef clean-ups, as well as the resort’s resident marine biologists.  


Boduberu classes provide the opportunity for guests to try their hand at traditional Maldivian drumming, while Cultural Ambassador sessions connect younger patrons with the Maldives’ history, art and renowned natural wonders. 


The Fab Lab invites children to design and manufacture their own miniature F1 cars or create models with 3D printers and laser cutters.   


Recycling workshops, art classes, Junior Master Chef sessions and ‘Kids’ Got Talent’ activities nurture creativity, whilst kids’ yoga and mat Pilates foster a sense of wellbeing and mindfulness.  


Active souls can join the Kids’ Olympics, Pirates’ Treasure Hunt and Amazing Race; play dodgeball, beach volleyball, tennis and football; and explore the marine world with introductions to swimming, snorkelling and diving. 


Patina Maldives’ teen activity programme blends the dynamics of education, sport and marine exploration, with hands-on experiences including photography classes, catamaran sailing lessons, discovery dives, wind surfing lessons, Tabata and beach football. 


Culinary and celebratory curations from 27-30 March 

On 27 March, guests can embark on a culinary Aegean Odyssey inspired by the Aegean coast’s diverse flavours. A harmonious fusion of Mediterranean delights, the evening encompasses an ensemble of fresh seafood, aromatic herbs, and exquisite dishes. 


The next day, the Fari Beach Club Party serves up crafted cocktails, tantalising canapes and live entertainment to create the ultimate beachside soiree. 


30 March brings the Fari Marina Easter Festival, a mesmerising combination of live cooking stations serving delectable delights, stands of local artisanal treasures and DJ performances, alongside a wealth of activities at the family corner. 


Pathways to connection 

Three exceptional residencies will also take place over Easter as part of Patina Maldives’ perpetual signature events programme, Pathways, which seeks to encourage and embed New Life Habits that facilitate growth, rest and connection. 


Guests can take to the tennis court to find their sporting rhythm with former top 10 pro Nicolas Almagro’s private lessons and hosted clinics between 26 March and 2 April.  


Sketch and doodle artist Tony Jagas brings his creative flow to the Fari Atelier between 30 March and 9 April, presenting an exclusive exhibition and series of workshops. 


Taking guests on a unique aquatic journey of healing, specialised Watsu practitioner Junko Fujita will be in residence at the resort until 15 April. Hailing from the Japanese Blue Zone of Okinawa, Junko will rejuvenate guests through a tailored combination of massage, stretches, and meditation in warm water. 


Easter rates at Patina Maldives, Fari Islands start from USD2,753 (approx. GBP2,160)* per night based on two adults sharing a One Bedroom Pool Villa including daily breakfast, dinner, access to the Fari Island Marina Easter Festival, 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




*20 per cent off one-bedroom villas and 15 per cent off two-bedroom villas. Rate inclusive of discount. Minimum of four consecutive nights' stay required. 


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. Designed by renowned Brazilian architect Marcio Kogan, Patina Maldives 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 tailor-made wellness journeys, interactive music programmes, captivating culinary experiences, and bask in the light-filled Amarta, a 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.



Patina Hotels & Resorts is the latest hospitality concept from Capella Hotel Group. Born out of guests’ desire to honour individuality, Patina appeals to a new generation of travellers who seek deeper connections with themselves and the world around them. The human-centred design flows with the natural modes people are in, gently and intuitively providing for each guest’s individual needs, ensuring that no two stays are exactly the same. A five-star, sophisticated lifestyle brand, Patina Maldives, Fari Islands was the first launch, with further properties in Osaka and Sanya also in development. Patina Hotels & Resorts is a member partner of DISCOVERY, a multi-brand loyalty programme representing a collection of 40 independent hotel brands over 100 countries worldwide.

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