Resort News Weekly Roundup

LUX* South Ari Atoll Titled ‘Most Sustainable Wedding Resort in South Asia’

LUX* South Ari Atoll has been awarded South Asia's Most Sustainable Wedding Resort at the LUXlife Global Wedding Awards.

Launched in 2016 and now returning for the sixth consecutive year, LUXlife 2022 Global Wedding Awards aims to join the finest businesses across the wedding industry, from wedding planners and stunning venues to high-end caterers and bespoke stationers.

Ensuring the co-existence of low-impact destination weddings and luxury, the resort’s wedding catalogue features three fresh themes — Wanderlust, Boho and Tropical Paradise - while highlighting chic sustainable hallmarks as part of its fabric. While all wedding themes are unique in their own ways, they all have one common aspect – care for the planet. One the latest sustainability initiates by the resort is its Zero Waste Weddings concept.

Furthermore, purchasing a wedding package also funds the education of an underprivileged child and a visit to the children’s shelter during a stay can be organised. The couple can also choose to support the ocean and help to restore local marine ecosystem by adopting a coral frame. The resident Marine Biologist will be happy to share regular updates on the growing baby corals.

Soneva Unveils Eid Programmes

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Soneva resorts invite guests to celebrate an unforgettable Eid from 7th to 16th July 2022.

The programmes include exceptional dining events and festive feasts, visiting Michelin-starred chefs, an array of rare experiences, family fun, learning with Oppidan Education and Soneva Academy, innovative wellness and more.

View Eid al-Adha programmes at Soneva Fushi and Soneva Jani

Lily Beach Wins TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice 2022 'Best of the Best' Award in All-Inclusive Category

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Lily Beach has won the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice 2022 'Best of the Best' Award in the All-Inclusive category. The resort was titled 13th Best of the Best All-Inclusive Resort in the World and 3rd Best of the Best All-Inclusive Resort in Asia by TripAdvisor.

Not only does Lily Beach offer a great selection of premium liquors, alongside a wide selection of food and drinks, but it goes the extra stretch to entertain guests with leisure and sporting activities, and daily evening entertainment - from live bands to Balinese dance. The resort, which is a short scenic seaplane ride away from the airport, is also located in a prime area perfect for Whale Shark sightings as well.

Lately, the resort has been welcoming guest practitioners such as Guinness World Record Holder in Football Freestyle – Marcel Gurk who visited the resort during Easter to teach guests of all ages the wonder and fun of learning new football skills. At the upcoming Wellness Festival happening next month in tandem with the Global Wellness Day, multiple Wellness Practitioners will be at the resort to offer their services for guests to have novel wellness experiences while in the Maldives.

To inquire about Lily Beach or book a stay, visit

Featured Image: LUX* South Ari Atoll

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