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Jawakara Islands Maldives launches Buddymoons activities

The concept of buddymoons, where couples extend invitations to friends to join them on their honeymoon, has experienced a notable surge in popularity. Recent data from a survey conducted by wedding hub Hitched indicates that approximately one-fifth of couples in the midst of wedding planning are open to the idea of hosting a buddymoon.

Embracing this emerging trend, Jawakara Islands Maldives, the newest addition to Crown and Champa Resorts’ portfolio, introduces a bespoke program designed for buddymoon experiences. Situated in the picturesque Lhaviyani Atoll, this luxury resort spans two interconnected islands connected by an oversea walkway. The unveiling of this innovative itinerary marks Jawakara’s commitment to providing personalized buddymoon experiences, tailored to the individual preferences of each guest.

The materialization of buddymoons may be attributed in part to broader shifts in travel trends. Research conducted by Globetrender and Cazenove+Loyd suggests a growing demand for elaborate and extended special-occasion trips, particularly for milestone celebrations. Additionally, Black Tomato reports that group travel constitutes a significant 30% of all bookings.

These findings underscore Jawakara’s position as a trailblazer in group travel to the Maldives, offering a resort experience specifically crafted for group and multigenerational adventures.

Just some of the activities that can be enjoyed on a buddymoon at Jawakara include:

  • Padel Tennis: on the resort’s state-of-the-art outdoor courts
  • Golf: on the largest golf course in the Maldives with 9 scenic holes
  • Spa relaxation: Guests can take advantage of Ayurvedically-inspired treatments at the resort’s ocean and garden Sulha Spas that harness Asian massage techniques alongside organic products
  • Diving and Snorkelling: Jawakara is home to diverse marine life such as Manta Rays, turtles, sharks, and tropical fish
  • Casting Fishing: prized catches can be prepared by the resort’s chefs for a unique dining experience
  • Yoga: Jawakara’s yoga retreat sits above the crystalline lagoon for a truly restorative experience.

Jawakara also offers an array of culinary delights, featuring two exquisite à la carte restaurants: Molo, specializing in Mediterranean cuisine, and UMI, presenting Asian -Pacific flavors. Additionally, Saima and other buffet restaurants provide indoor and al fresco dining options, offering all-day buffets in an open-air dining room with live cooking stations. Guests can also enjoy a selection of bars, each offering a unique ambiance and beverage selection to complement their dining experiences.

Maurice Van Den Bosch, General Manager of Jawakara Islands Maldives, comments: “The launch of buddymoons experiences at Jawakara is testament to the resort’s commitment to remaining in-tune with evolving travel trends. Jawakara is designed for both smaller and larger group holidays alike and is the ideal destination for buddymoons set against the luxurious backdrop of the Maldives.”

Jawakara Islands Maldives offers an adventurous escape where multigenerational travelers can come together to collaborate, indulge, and rejuvenate. Boasting 290 villas, this five-star retreat is conveniently located just 35 minutes away by seaplane from Malé International Airport. The resort comprises two distinct islands – Mabin and Dheru – interconnected by an oversea walkway, providing guests

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