A fire took place at Adaaran Select Hudharanfushi on Sunday evening, destroying an overwater restaurant and an additional water villa.
The resort, situated on the island Kanifinolhu, Kaafu Atoll, reportedly spent USD 8 Million converting and combining two water villas to build the restaurant.
Maldives National Defence Force, dispatched a fire and rescue service team to the island, shortly after it was reported around 2:00 A.M. The fire and rescue team, along with resort staff, extinguished the fire around 4:30 A.M. No people were harmed.
A staff working at the resort confirmed that the roof of the adjacent water villa had been damaged in the fire as well.
Hudharanfushi is yet to reveal the origin of the fire.
According to resort staff, no one had been in the vicinity when the incident took place, and the fire was first spotted by a resort security guard.