Olhuveli Beach & Spa Maldives hosts inter-department volleyball tournament

Olhuveli Beach & Spa Maldives has kicked off its annual inter-department volleyball tournament.

The Olhuveli Inter-Department Volleyball Tournament 2019 takes place from May 15-25. Eight teams, including Housekeeping Lion, Housekeeping Tigers, F&B Dummy Six, Team Transport, Ballbuster, Team Front, Real Fighters and Team Riders are participating in this year’s tournament.

The tournament kicked off Wednesday evening with a special function, which was officiated by Hussein Salim Mohamed, the Director of Construction and Maintenance at parent company Sun Siyam Group.

Ahmed Rifau, the Resident Manager at Olhuveli, and Mohamed Afeef, the Director of Operations at Olhuveli, spoke at the ceremony. They urged all the participants to respect the spirit of the sport and highlighted the objectives of the tournament — fostering friendly relations amongst the resort’s employees.

Meanwhile, the inaugural match saw F&B Dummy Six thrash Housekeeping Lion 3-0, whilst Team Front won the second match of the night by beating Housekeeping Tigers 3-0.

Set in the turquoise heart of the Indian Ocean that is the Maldives, Olhuveli is situated at the tip of South Male Atoll, accessible by a 45-minute exhilarating speedboat transfer from the main Velana International Airport.

Beautifully designed villas line the powder white sand beach of the island or stand over its turquoise lagoon, fusing modern flair with traditional architecture. It is truly a place where mind and body can relax, the senses can be invigorated and spirit will feel soothed.

At Olhuveli, a myriad of facilities and leisure activities is provided to suit all needs and desires. The Sun Spa boast eight secluded and private spa pavilions along with steam room, sauna, hydrotherapy, a spa boutique as well as a beauty salon. The PADI/SSI diamond dive centre is fully equipped to serve even the most professional diver with a multi-lingual team of experienced and friendly instructors. A wide range of water sports are also available including kite surfing as well as varieties of land sports and off-island excursions for a well deserved break.

Olhuveli is part of local resort chain Sun Siyam Resorts, which has a portfolio of boutique luxury resorts in the Maldives and Sri Lanka. In addition to Olhuveli, the group runs The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Maldives, Sun Aqua Vilu Reef Maldives as well as the newly opened Sun Aqua Iru Veli in the Maldives, and Sun Aqua Pasikudah in Sri Lanka.

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