NewsOctober 5, 2023

Fairmont Maldives Recognized With Condé Nast Traveler’s 2023 Readers’ Choice Award: “#6 in Best Resorts, Indian Ocean”

Condé Nast Traveler has announced the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards, with Fairmont Maldives, Sirru Fen Fushi recognized as the #6 best resort in the Indian Ocean.

More than 520,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers submitted responses rating their travel experiences across the globe to offer a comprehensive look at the places they eagerly anticipate revisiting. With their unparalleled legacy as the travel industry’s longest-running and most prestigious accolades, the Readers’ Choice Awards remain the ultimate symbol and acknowledgement of excellence within the travel sector. The complete list of winners can be found here.


Located in the serene Shaviyani Atoll, the award-winning Fairmont Maldives, Sirru Fen Fushi provides the most luxurious island escape and is only 55 minutes away from the capital city of Malé via scenic seaplane journey. The picturesque island offers a collection of exquisite all-pool Beach, Jungle, and Water villas, four restaurants and bars, Fairmont Spa, and the archipelago’s iconic, longest infinity pool. It is situated in one of the largest resort lagoons in the nation and bordered by a 9-km-long house reef brimming with marine life. The private island hideaway is also a leader in cutting-edge sustainability initiatives, housing the Coralarium, the Maldives’ first underwater art installation doubling as a coral regeneration project, and the Sustainability Lab, where state-of-the-art machinery turns plastic waste into exquisite bespoke souvenirs.

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“We are truly proud and honoured to receive this prestigious award from the readers of Condé Nast Traveler,” says Mr Steven Stefaniuk, General Manager of Fairmont Maldives, Sirru Fen Fushi. “This acknowledgement is a true testament to the dedication, hard work, and passion of our team members who continuously strive to provide exceptional service and hospitality. Whether getting away with us for the first time or continuously choosing our island as your home away from home, our greatest pleasure remains creating unforgettable moments for all our valued guests.”