LUX* South Ari Atoll in Maldives has partnered with New York’s best-selling author Amber Rae to host workshops on emotional wellness and personal growth.
As part of the Expert-Led Workshop series conducted by LUX* Resorts & Hotels, Amber will host two separate workshops on May 21 and 23; one customised for couples and the second focused on personal growth.
Workshop 1, May 21, 2019: Love & Wonder — Living Your Best Life as a Couple
Join couple Amber Rae and Farhad Attaie, otherwise known as Mr. and Mrs. Wonder, as they guide you through a journey to unlock more love, meaning, and depth in your relationship. This workshop combines relatable stories with research-backed and personally-tested techniques for celebrating the good stuff, navigating the hard stuff, and creating your best life as a couple. Develop your communication skills, conflict navigation, shared meaning, couple vision mapping and take your relationship to a deeper, and more meaningful place.
Workshop 2 – May 23, 2019: Choose Wonder Over Worry — Move Beyond Fear & Doubt to Unlock Your Full Potential
How do we tap into our creativity and unlock our true potential? How do we move beyond the worry, fear, and doubt that stifles our potential? Learn how to use the power of wonder to access more meaning, ease, and joy in your life. Together, we will break through the myths that hold us back and learn how to tap into the three Cs — Courage, Curiosity and Compassion — to propel our growth. Blending soulful conversation with research-based insights, you’ll leave with tools to navigate tricky emotions, build confidence in the unknown, and express your gifts.
Called a “real-life Wonder Woman”, Amber is a New York-based best-selling author, illustrator, entrepreneur and speaker who encourages emotional wellness and personal growth.
Blending raw, personal storytelling with visual exercises and actionable aha! moments, Bustle called Amber’s best-selling book, Choose Wonder Over Worry: Move Beyond Fear and Doubt to Unlock Your Full Potential, “the one advice book you should read even if you don’t like self-help.” Her illustrations turn complex ideas about the human experiences into bite-size wisdom, and reach more than 1.2 million people per week. Her public art has spread to more than 20 countries, and she has been featured in publications such as The New York Times, NY Mag, Forbes, TODAY, Inc., SELF, Fast Company and Entrepreneur. Fortune called her “a Millennial Motivator” and Mind Body Green called her “The Brené Brown of Wonder.”
Amber speaks frequently about unlocking our true potential, and has collaborated with organisations such as Kate Spade, TED, Ogilvy and WPP. Previously, she started a publishing company with Seth Godin and Amazon, and created marketing campaigns for brands like Apple and Dove.
LUX* South Ari Atoll offers a generous day package for guests wishing to visit the resort for a full day’s programme, including Amber’s workshop, access to all resort facilities, lunch and spa treatments (30 minutes of Body Scrub and 90 minutes of signature spa treatments).
Cutting-edge designer villas and world-class dining can be found only a 30-minute seaplane flight away from the main Velana International Airport, making LUX* South Ari Atoll one of the most exciting resorts in the Maldives.
With 193 private villas dotted at the water’s edge along four kilometres of powder fine beach or perched on stilts above a crystal clear lagoon, these spacious pavilions and villas bring an entirely original vibe of coastal, beach house chic to the Maldives.
Excellent eating and drinking is always a cut above the rest at LUX*, and at LUX* South Ari Atoll, there is authentic South East Asian street food in the Maldives’ only over-the-water gourmet night market and world-class Chinese cuisine at East, along with the Japanese restaurant Umami, which offers live teppanyaki and dazzling selection of sakés.
While the resort has a PADI-certified dive centre, two infinity pools, a floodlit tennis court, a fitness centre and a renowned spa which hosts a wellness concierge and a menu of indulgent treatments, what sets the property apart from its neighbours are surprises, or better known as #ReasonstogoLUX. Designed to create lasting memories for guests, these ‘reasons’ can range from island-roasted coffee in Café LUX* to impromptu movie screenings at cinema paradise and the chance to hang your wishes on the Tree of Wishes.
The Day Package is available for USD 550 per adult or teen, with a 50 per cent discount for children aged 6-11 years. To book please contact, email@example.com
Darkness descends at Sun Siyam Iru Fushi: A ‘Stranger Things’ Halloween spectacle in the Maldives awaits!
Brace yourselves for an eerie extravaganza like no other! Sun Siyam Iru Fushi, is set to transport guests into the mysterious world of Hawkins, Indiana, as it hosts a chillingly delightful Halloween celebration inspired by the hit Netflix series, “Stranger Things.” On the night of October 31st, 2023, prepare to embark on a journey into the Upside Down right here in the Maldives.
The “Stranger Things” Halloween Celebration promises to be a night to remember, featuring a range of activities and attractions designed to thrill and entertain. From Halloween craft making to haunted fun games to creepy face painting, we’ve got your little ones covered with a spooktacular lineup of entertainment that will keep them mystified throughout the event. Children will have the opportunity to showcase their creativity and dress up as their favorite “Stranger Things” character, whether it’s Eleven, Dustin, or the Demogorgon itself.
But the hair-raising fun doesn’t stop there! For adults and families alike, an unforgettable Halloween Beach BBQ awaits at the Water Sports Beach. Sink your palate into delectable treats grilled to perfection as you bask in the moonlight, with the gentle lapping of the waves providing the perfect backdrop for a night of otherworldly festivities.
As you savor your BBQ delights, indulge in a range of Halloween-themed beverages that are sure to send shivers down your spine. The Waters Edge Bar will be serving up concoctions inspired by the peculiar happenings of Hawkins, ensuring that every sip is a supernatural experience.
“We are thrilled to bring the world of ‘Stranger Things’ to life at Sun Siyam Iru Fushi for this year’s Halloween celebration,” said Abdulla Atham, Resort Manager at Sun Siyam Iru Fushi. “Our team has worked tirelessly to create an immersive and unforgettable experience that combines the magic of our tropical paradise with the supernatural allure of Hawkins. We can’t wait to welcome our guests for a night of fun, frights, and fantastic food.”
Experience enchanted holidays at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island’s ‘Tree of Life’ celebration!
Step into an enchanted world this festive season at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, featuring a whimsical Christmas theme that celebrates the holiday season in a unique and unforgettable way – The Tree of Life.
Drawing inspiration from the spectacular marine life that graces the Maldives’ shores, entwined with magical tales of fairies, Conrad Maldives Rangali Island’s Tree of Life festivities promise a journey into a world where reality merges with fantasy whilst also paying homage to the wonders of nature and the interconnectedness of life on earth.
A show-stopping illumination of the resort’s real Tree of Life with hundreds of twinkling lights will commence the festivities. The majestic Banyan tree – nature’s very own masterpiece, located at the main island’s welcome reception will symbolize the Tree of Life. Meanwhile, an array of interactive installations, captivating performances and whimsical character experiences will be available throughout the festive season, alongside popular ocean adventures and marine excursions, spa retreats, wellness workshops and activities for kids and teens. Conrad Maldives’ guests may even be lucky enough to spot Santa on 25th December as he arrives on the island bearing gifts. An enchanted gala to ring in the New Year, complete with a spectacular fireworks display, will end the celebrations with a bang and capture the spirit of the holiday season.
Festive highlights at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island include:
Tree Lighting Ceremony: The Festive Tree of Life
Kick off the festive season in style on 21st December with the sparkling Tree Lighting Ceremony – an enchanting evening that celebrates the joyous spirit of spending Christmas with loved ones. This centerpiece symbolizes the warmth, unity, and connection the resort hopes to share with its guests. As the sun sets below the horizon, live performances by talented local artists and Christmas carolers, as well as tantalizing canapés and cocktails, will see guests celebrating long into the night.
Christmas Eve Culinary Journey: Atoll Market, Ithaa Undersea Restaurant and Vilu
Experience a special Christmas Eve dinner at each of these venues offering exquisite cuisine, a unique ambience and impeccable service. Whether guests prefer a grand feast under the stars, an underwater dining adventure, or a romantic dinner with a thoughtfully crafted menu, the resort has a plethora of dining options that cater to all tastes.
From the North Pole to Paradise: Santa’s Arrival
Santa Claus makes his grand arrival at Ufaa Beach on Christmas Day. This occasion will see children receive presents from Santa, and thanks to the teams at Majaa Explorers Hub and Furaavaru Teens Club, an array of exciting actives and surprises will be aplenty. Guests can expect a day filled with Christmas music, festive treats and seasonal performances that will leave them filled with wonder and excitement.
Christmas Day Feast: Sunset Grill, Mandhoo and Koko Grill
Dedicate Christmas Day to an immersive, gastronomic journey in paradise. Enjoy a sumptuous feast at Sunset Grill above the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean and with spectacular views of the Maldivian sunset. Celebrate the joy of the season at Mandhoo with a curated and well-balanced menu that infuses traditional festivities with island charm. Savor delectable dishes prepared with the finest ingredients at Koko Grill and dine under a blanket of stars in the night sky.
Dreaming of a white sand Christmas: Beach dining including Lobster & Champagne, Fisherman’s BBQ and Grand Maldivian Night
For discerning travelers seeking an unforgettable Christmas experience, a series of exclusive events await. Indulge in luxury beach dining set against the stunning backdrop of the Indian Ocean accompanied by the soothing sound of the sea. From an intimate Lobster & Champagne evening and a lively Fisherman’s BBQ dinner to a flavorful Grand Maldivian Night, each event promises a unique experience to remember.
Majaa Explorers Hub and Furaavaru Teens Club: Festive activities for young guests
The holiday season brings an array of exciting activities for younger guests, from thrilling ocean adventures to creative workshops. At Majaa Explorers Hub, for the littlest of Conrad guests, a range of fun-filled festive activities including coconut painting, seashell art, mini-Olympics and kids’ yoga will spark the imagination. Meanwhile, the Furaavaru Teens’ Club will showcase an immersive program from beach volleyball, kayaking and table tennis to arts and crafts like snow globe-making workshops.
Water sports and Dive Center: Fun under the sun
Explore the azure waters surrounding the twin-island resort with exhilarating activities to be enjoyed above and beneath the ocean. From Jet Ski adventures, diving and paddle boarding to snorkeling and parasailing, Conrad Maldives Rangali Island’s certified instructors ensure safety while providing endless fun under the sun.
Wellness & Relaxation: Spa Treatments and Fitness Journey
Amidst the festive atmosphere, the hotel’s award-winning spa wellness venues – Spa Retreat and Over Water Spa – beckon as a haven of relaxation. From rejuvenating massages to detoxifying body scrubs, expert therapists promise to refresh and invigorate. Take fitness to the next level and join the hotel’s resident fitness experts at island boot camp, beach boxing or during aqua stretch and Asthanga yoga flows.
Beginnings and Farewells: New Year’s Eve Celebration
Step into a world of unrivaled glitz and glamour as Conrad Maldives Rangali Island plays host to a showstopping New Year’s Eve Gala dinner on the starlit beach. Guests are invited to indulge in a sumptuous buffet spread showcasing a wide array of culinary delights carefully crafted by the hotel’s team of talented chefs. Live music ranging from soulful melodies to high-energy sets will be performed by talented artists and the night promises to be filled with enchantment as whimsical characters from the land of fairies and captivating performances ignite the imagination and capture the spirit of the holiday season. As the clock strikes twelve, a magnificent fireworks display will illuminate the night sky, ringing in the New Year in a burst of color and sparkle.
Conrad Maldives Rangali Island is part of Hilton Honors®, the award-winning guest loyalty program for Hilton’s 18 world-class brands. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard WiFi. Members also have access to contactless technology exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile app, where Hilton Honors members can check-in, choose their room and access their room using Digital Key.
For more information or to book your experience, please visit www.conradmaldives.com/ or email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact +960 6680629.
Discover Paradise with exclusive day-use package of Grand Park Kodhipparu Maldives
Making plans for the upcoming weekends or holidays? Grand Park Kodhipparu is here with an exclusive invitation to enjoy a new special offer for Maldivian nationals, and work permit holders planning to get away from the humdrum of daily life and escape to a luxury paradise to spend the day.
This tropical invitation extends to everyone looking to enjoy time away from the ordinary and, indulge in serious beach downtime or even something a bit more special. The package makes the perfect combination of a host of value additions, remarkable discounts, complimentary benefits, and transfers for hard-working travel enthusiasts to take a much-deserving break, reconnect with nature, and dine out on panoramic views.
The Day Visit Package includes:
- Access to Private Beaches: With exclusive access to the resort’s private beaches Dhigu, Veli, and Dhivehi, you are invited to soak up the sun on the soft, powdery sands.
- Poolside Bliss: Take a dip in the resort’s infinity pools and enjoy endless views of the Indian Ocean while sipping on refreshing cocktails or mocktails of choice.
- Delectable Dining: A sumptuous extravaganza of meals, featuring a wide range of local and international favourites, to be enjoyed at Edge or Breeze dining outlets.
- Water Sports and Activities: Adventurous souls are invited to partake in various water sports activities, such as snorkelling, paddle boarding, and kayaking, all with expert guidance.
- Spa and Wellness: Indulge in ultimate relaxation with exclusive discounts on spa treatments and wellness services, including massages and complimentary yoga sessions.
- Complimentary Speedboat Transfers: A mere 20-minute ride, provided on a complimentary basis to reach our paradise island in ultimate comfort.
For reservations and more information visit: https://www.parkhotelgroup.com/north-male-atoll/grand-park-kodhipparu-maldives/day-visit-package-maldives/
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