Reethi Faru Resort, the new holiday escape located in Raa Atoll, has become a member of  Preferred Hotels & Resorts. Reethi Faru Resort is amongst a number of independent properties to join Preferred Hotels & Resorts, as it substantially increased its portfolio. 35 new member hotels across 17 countries joined the independent hotel brand between January 1 and March 31, 2018.

“Whether looking to experience South America, China or a multitude of destinations in between, travellers can now enjoy #ThePreferredLife while staying at distinctive independent properties in even more exciting locales around the world,” said Preferred Hotels & Resorts in a statement. The world’s largest independent hotel brand, Preferred Hotels represents more than 700 hotels, resorts, residences, and unique hotel groups across 85 countries.

Among the other, newly announced additions include Hotel Unique in Sao Paulo, Brazil; The Source Hotel, in Denver Colorado – which is scheduled to open this summer; and  The Le Richemond, in Geneva, Switzerland.

Reethi Faru Resort measures 600 x 350 m and its stunning house reef is just 30 to 80 meters from shore. Reethi Faru Resort is amongst the two properties owned and operated by Mahogany Pvt Ltd, the company that runs the four-star Reethi Beach Resort in the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of Baa Atoll. For more information about Reethi Faru Resort, please visit reethifaru.com/.

Additional member hotels to join Preferred Hotels & Resorts during the first quarter of 2018 include:

Asia Pacific

One World Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Wanda Vista Beijing, China

Feathers – A Radha Hotel Chennai – India

Fortune Inn Promenade Vadodara – India

Americas

The Dominick – New York, USA

AKA West Hollywood – California, USA

The Sunset Marquis Hotel & Villas – Los Angeles, California, USA

Royalton Park Avenue – New York, USA

Hotel Xcaret Mexico – Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Hotel Playa Grande Resort & Grand Spa – Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Casa Del Mar Golf Resort & Spa – San Jose del Cabo, Mexico

Sophy-Hyde Park – Chicago, Illinois, USA

ARC THE. Hotel – Washington DC, USA

The Park Hotel London – Ontario, Canada

Europe

Tamburlaine – Cambridge, United Kingdom

The Grand Hotel & Spa – York, United Kingdom

The Square Milano Duomo – Milan, Italy

Grand Hotel Poltu Quatu – Arzachena, Italy

Copperhill Mountain Resort – Are, Sweden

east Hamburg – Hamburg, Germany

Hotel Miro – Bilbao, Spain

Hotel Santo Domingo – Madrid, Spain

Villa Padierna Palace Hotel – Marbella, Spain

Smetana Hotel – Prague, Czech Republic

Hotel Stein – Salzburg, Austria

Middle East

Atana Musandam – Oman

Atana Khasab – Oman

Salalah Gardens Hotel – Salalah, Oman

Safir Hotel and Residences Kuwait – Kuwait

Vivienda Al Hada – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Vivienda Turk Al Awal – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia