JLL to Oversee the Sale of Amari Havodda Maldives Resort

JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group has made the announcement to exclusively offer the sale of the Amari Havodda Maldives Resort. Located in Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll, only a 55-minute flight from Velana International Airport, Amari Havodda offers 120 beachfront and overwater villas.

Well established with healthy trading performance since its opening in 2016, the resort is poised to maintain steady growth in the most resilient global tourism destination. The property is available with vacant possession allowing an incoming investor flexibility to establish brand presence in the highest rate-yielding market in the Asia Pacific.

The deal will be led by Nihat Ercan Senior Managing Director, Head of Investment Sales, Asia Pacific, Isabel Wong Senior Associate, Investment Sales Asia, and Julien Naori Vice President, Investment Sales Asia, at JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group.

As the Hospitality Asset Management, Investment and Advisory Partner for Hotelier Maldives GM Forum in September this year, the firm is set to present the Indian Ocean Market Update at the event. Julien Naouri, Vice President, Investment Sales Asia, Hotels & Hospitality Group will present on the latest Hospitality Investment Trends in the Indian Ocean. Julien brings over 12 years of experience in hotel marketing, transaction, development, and operator selection and has conducted over USD 1.6 billion of notable transactions.

JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group has sold 20 resorts in the Maldives since 2012, taking the group’s resort sales in the Indian Ocean to more than USD 1.46 billion to date. Most recently in June 2022, JLL served as the advisor for the first hospitality portfolio transaction in the Maldives for the sale of Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa and W Maldives to a global private equity investor. JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group has completed more transactions than any other hotels and hospitality real estate advisor over the last five years, totaling USD 83 billion worldwide. The group’s 350-strong global team in over 20 countries also closed more than 7,350 advisory, valuation and asset management assignments. The hotel valuation, brokerage, asset management and consultancy services have helped more hotel investors, owners and operators achieve high returns on their assets than any other real estate advisor in the world.