Cocoon Maldives turns on the “Tree of Light”

Cocoon Maldives has become the scene of the Oscar winner “The Great Beauty”, unveiling the art piece, the “Three of Light”. The art pieces, designed by Tomaso Schiaffino, Art Director for Bellaria Design, will be installed across the resort.

This artwork will be the perfect complement with Cocoon’s naturalistic and breath-taking scenery, as part of an innovation that has been suggested by Alessandro Azzola, the Managing Director of Cocoon Maldives, the very first and only design hotel in the Maldives.

The resort has been furnished in a tasteful contemporary Italian style by leading design company, Lago. The project is inspired by Tomaso Schiaffino, Art Director of Bellaria Design, an individual who focuses on innovation and unique design.

The Tree of Light is made up of real lighting installations that took two years to design due to its sophistication. Each model requires 85 custom parts and the latest-gen LEDs. The result is a beautiful and simple structure which had been built to impress.

“I was stunned by the creativity, simple and yet sophisticated. Hence I immediately envision that it would be the perfect addition to complement Cocoon Maldives and will become one of the Iconic unmissable tourist’s attractions,” said Azzola, commenting on the artworks.

The Tree of Light does not only serve as a testament to a great work of art but it also exhibits a wonderful showcase in the Indian ocean, specifically at Cocoon Maldives. “I was extremely delighted with the idea to exhibit my creation in one of the exquisite resorts in the Indian Ocean, particularly in Cocoon. And I believe it would be absolutely magnificent,” said Tomaso Schiaffino.

This artwork has been actually exhibited in the iconic night-time scenes of the Oscar awarded movie “The Great Beauty” which was directed in Rome by the Italian Director Paolo Sorrentino. Located in Ookolhufinolhu Island, Cocoon Maldives blends the best of Italian design with the Maldives’ stunning natural beauty, all set against the backdrop of the Indian Ocean. For more information about Cocoon Maldives, visit

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