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Eid Al-Adha at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands
From 8th -11th July, The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari invites guests to awaken all their senses in the exquisite luxury of the design masterpiece resort, from the crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean. The perfect setting for an Eid escape, guests will be immersed in a curated programme of Fari Island experiences to mark the festivities.
Some highlights of the Eid celebrations include an exclusive dining experience with celebrity Chef Tala Bashmi, named winner of Middle East and North Africa’s Best Female Chef 2022. Chef Tala will bring the flavours of the Middle East to an innovative and vibrant menu at the resort’s Arabesque restaurant. Join the Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment Program where marine naturalists will present the diversity of wildlife below the ocean, including its unique drone programme monitoring sea-life in the deep blue. Coming to wellness, at the Mystique Garden an Island Sunriser will take guests to a three kilometre scenic sunrise jog followed by a restoring body balance session, while Sunset Yoga will close balmy island days beachside.
View the full programme here
Celebrations at Accor Maldives Collection
From exchanging vows in paradise to reuniting with friends over adrenalin fuelled activities, the five-star resorts across the Accor Maldives Collection invite guests to celebrate missed milestones and past occasions with unique experiences.
At Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives, have the engagement of your dreams with the Beach Side Affair package, which includes a hosted wedding ceremony; dedicated coordinator and Master of Ceremony; welcome drinks for the couple; wedding cake and marriage certificate; as well as a romantic turn down service and floral bath along with an in-villa breakfast the following day. The Beach Side Affair is available from USD700++ per person based on two people sharing.
For those celebrating years of togetherness, Raffles Maldives Meradhoo Resort offers the Romance Package. Available for USD1200++ for two guests, it includes breakfast and dinner, one daily Sundowner cocktail per person at Long Bar, one floating Breakfast, one Romantic Private Dinner in Villa and One Raffles Signature Massage, 90 minutes per person
Families will find Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi perfect for a nurturing first family holiday. The newly introduced package “More Escapes” offers an exotic escape for four nights where the focus is to reset, reconnect, and rejuvenate with the resort’s bespoke wellness programmes created by the Willow Stream Spa. The package includes daily buffet breakfast and dinner, two return seaplane transfers from Velana International Airport to Fairmont Maldives, and 20 per cent Discount on any spa treatments. Rates start from USD4,999 a night (including Tax and service charge, Excluding Green Tax).
Over at Pullman Maldives Maamutaa, the all-inclusive resort has created a range of ‘retreats’ to suit reunions of all kinds from wellbeing journeys to tailor made adventures. Friends can make the most of the exclusive benefits to enjoy together. From boot-camp workouts on the beach and daily yoga sessions to talks led by a marine biologist, nature walks, and guided snorkelling; there’s an abundance of activities for groups of friends who share a passion for living life to the fullest. And the adults-only Mercure Maldives Kooddoo is great for a big birthday bash, where a dedicated team is on hand to create an itinerary of celebrations throughout an island stay. Rates start from USD870 at Pullman Maldives and USD550 at Mercure Maldives per villa per night including taxes, for two adults on ultra All-inclusive basis (excluding transfers).
Featured Image: The Ritz Carlton Maldives, Fair Islands’ Culinary island