The Patina, Thanburudhoo, brings new luxury to the Maldives

The Patina, Thanburudhoo, brings new luxury to the Maldives From right: Leland Kwee, director, Patina Hotels & Resorts, Marc Dardenne, chief executive, Patina Hotels & Resorts, Gunnar Lee-Miller, president, Telos Investments, and Joan Plouviet, vice president, business development, Patina Hotels & Resorts

Patina Hotels & Resorts and Telos Investment have jointly announced the signing of an agreement to operate The Patina, Thanburudhoo, Maldives, located in North Malé Atoll, 12 km north-east of capital city Malé in Maldives.

Accessible in 20-minutes by speedboat from Malé International Airport, The Patina, Thanburudhoo Maldives’ prime and privileged location enables the hotel’s staff to welcome and whisk guests to the property at any time of the day, ensuring smooth and speedy arrivals.

With 40 luxury overwater villas and 30 landed villas, the property will be masterfully designed by world-renowned and award-winning architect Kerry Hill, whose forte is contemporary luxury resort design in tropical Asia.

Striking a balance between contemporary luxury and a Maldivian resort experience, each villa offers ultimate privacy and majestic, unrestricted views, augmented by a private swimming pool and an exclusive room for sleeping under the stars.

With an emphasis on experiential and enriching luxury, the property’s superior leisure facilities include a Surf Centre, Dive School, a Spa for restorative treatments, swimming pool, Yoga & Pilates fitness studio, cooking school, Children’s Club, a Library Club lounge with a screening room and exciting food and beverage offerings with bars.

A semi-outdoor, multi-function area also caters for weddings and carefully crafted bespoke events.

The guest’s unique experience on land extends to surfing and water sports activities.

Located south of the island and renowned as one of the top surfing islands with two world-class surfing waves, The Patina, Thanburudhoo Maldives offers rides of-a lifetime.

With personalised surf guiding and coaching with Patina’s Surf Concierge, both the seasoned adventurer and the improving surfer will have everything at their disposal, requisite of an epic surfing experience.

Other exciting water adventures include diving with Manta rays, snorkelling one of the best Maldivian house reefs, kayaking with the family and companion duo Stand Up Paddle boarding excursions.

The Patina, Thanburudhoo will be heaven to ocean enthusiasts and the ultimate destination for surfers and their companions.

The Maldivian property is the first resort under Patina Hotels & Resorts and the second hotel for the group, following The Patina, Capitol Singapore.

Slated to launch in the second quarter of 2015, The Patina, Capitol Singapore comprises two heritage buildings and adjoins the iconic Capitol Theatre.

Individual bespoke service and sophistication are the hallmarks of Patina Hotels & Resorts’ brand.

Patina 360° Concierge, a signature Patina Hotels & Resorts’ concept, features our hotel’s associates as an “ambassador” of the brand and function as a personal Concierge to our guests.

Marc Dardenne, chief executive of Patina Hotels & Resorts said: “We are proud and excited to launch our first resort in the Maldives as our partner, Telos Investment, shares the same values and goals as us.

“The Patina, Thanburudhoo Maldives, will present an unmatched hospitality experience for our guests.

“We are delighted to work with a leading architect, Kerry Hill, on this product that is like no other. Surfers, amateurs and professional alike, will be delighted by our island’s spectacular world-class waves.”