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Host your next gathering in blissful surroundings with Soneva

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Award-winning luxury resorts operator, Soneva, has announced its latest bespoke Meetings and Events offer at Soneva Fushi and Soneva Jani in the Maldives. From corporate happenings to team-building retreats, Soneva’s barefoot hideaways each offer inspiring settings in secluded sanctuaries for gatherings of all sizes that encourage blue sky thinking and creativity without limits.

Set on remote islands tucked away in the Maldives, Soneva’s luxury resorts are breath-taking in their natural beauty and unique in their exquisite design. Sustainable living and a barefoot philosophy are part of the natural order, and every day, sandy feet and inspired minds weave a new story. From the Maldivian charms of Soneva Fushi or the over-water paradise of Soneva Jani, each luxurious resorts offer a peaceful haven in which to disconnect, indulge in the luxury of time and find inspiration from within.

Valid for a minimum three-night stay on selected dates between now and December 17, 2022, Soneva’s exclusive offer starts from USD 1,800 at Soneva Fushi and USD 2,900 at Soneva Jani. Package rates are priced per night and are based on two guests in a one-bedroom villa, with a minimum booking of 20 rooms or more required.

Each package also includes daily meals at selected resort restaurants; roundtrip wheeled plane transfers from Malé Airport to Soneva Fushi and Soneva Jani; and group experiences that are designed to harmoniously inspire, recharge, and invigorate teams, leaving them ready to take on the challenges of business. At Soneva Fushi and Soneva Jani, guests can take part in a mesmerising sunset dolphin cruise while watching dozens of playful dolphins in the light of the setting sun. For those who want to feel in tune with nature, an idyllic island castaway picnic is also on offer.

Soneva’s skilled culinary teams curate bespoke gastronomic experiences and menus that cater to every taste and group size, from cocktail receptions to extravagant feasts. At Soneva Fushi, 11 dining destinations and numerous culinary experiences include sumptuous spreads at the beach-side Mihiree Mitha and intimate fine-dining at Once Upon a Table. At Soneva Jani, the 11 venues include The Crab Shack, named one of the ‘world’s most romantic restaurants’ by CNN, the picturesque Overseas by Mathias Dahlgren or So Wild by Diana Von Cranach, which is located in the resort’s organic gardens.

Every Soneva resort has a wealth of breath-taking venues on land, at sea or even in the treetops. True to the Soneva mantra, ‘inspiring rare experiences’, each location offers an opportunity for groups to release the shackles of routine and delve deeper into their thoughts. Guests can find inspiration on a private sandbank in the middle of the Indian Ocean at Soneva Fushi. Project presentations or inspirational videos can be played on the large outdoor screen at Cinema Paradiso at Soneva Jani.

Across all of Soneva’s luxurious hideaways, expansive private villas offer exceptional flexibility for groups, whether guests wish to stay in individual properties, or together in a large private residence for an exclusive resort-within-a-resort feel. At Soneva Fushi, 64 one- to nine-bedroom island villas are hidden amongst dense rainforest, each just steps from the beach, while eight one- and two-bedroom Water Retreats are amongst the largest of their kind in the world. Soneva Jani’s iconic over-water villas range from one to four bedrooms and include 24 original Water Retreats and 27 new Chapter Two Water Reserves, alongside two vast two- and four-bedroom island hideaways.

Every Soneva event is utterly bespoke, tailored by Soneva’s experienced events team to ensure gatherings are perfectly personalised to each group. As well as offering once-in-a-lifetime experiences in inspiring locations, Soneva can also connect guests to some of the world’s leading mentors such as CEO of Stand & Deliver Peter Meyers, learn about creating balance and stability in overworked teams with renowned therapist Roger Moore, or hear about how to deepen team relationships from acclaimed teacher, author and advisor Duncan Coombe PhD.

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Unwind and Explore: Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa Invites Families to a Rejuvenating Summer Escape

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Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa, an all-pool villa haven nestled amidst the breathtaking natural seascapes of the Indian Ocean, invites families to embrace the joy of relaxation and the spirit of adventure this summer with a slew of experiences designed to inspire playful discoveries and foster tranquil reconnections with the mind and body.

Fun for All Ages

Budding adventurers and creative little spirits alike can discover new adventures at Krakengiri Kids’ Club, one of the largest kids’ clubs in the Maldives. Led by a multilingual team of certified childcare professionals, young guests can engage in an exciting array of daily activities that combine learning and play.

Upstairs, Re:Fuel, a rooftop lounge for teens, hosts engaging milkshake-making workshops and fun family movie nights under the starry Maldivian sky.

In June, the resort offers a Holiday Camp for teens, who can personalize their wellness experiences as follows:

  • Pick up new sports such as tennis, pickleball, and badminton on the multi-purpose court with the hotel’s resident Sports Animator
  • Work out with a personal trainer at the fitness center
  • Try aerial yoga for beginners, yoga for better sleep, breathwork, and meditation with the resident yoga practitioner
  • Enjoy a restorative massage in the overwater treatment villas of Amingiri Spa.

The experience is available at USD 150++ per person for a combination of any two 30-minute sessions.

Restful Retreats

Amingiri Spa introduces Water Connect, a private in-villa pool experience guided by a certified water shiatsu specialist. The gentle movements and targeted massage techniques melt away tension and create a deeply relaxing sensation akin to being cocooned in the womb. The serene escape is available between 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm at USD 150++ for 30 minutes.

Starting in June, guests can indulge in a brand-new Sleep Wellness menu designed to ease the mind and body into a state of deep and rejuvenating slumber. Guests can choose to unwind with a calming signature massage on the spa’s Skye Deck, bask in the timeless glow of an evening hammam ritual in the modern hammam room, or embrace tranquility with an in-villa session incorporating guided meditation, yoga, and breathwork.

Exclusive Offer

Guests who stay a minimum of four nights enjoy the added value of a half board meal plan and complimentary shared roundtrip speedboat transfers with Maldivian Bliss. This offer is available for stays through to December 20, 2024.

From May through to September 30, 2024, children stay and dine free: parents staying with two young children ages 11 years and below in an Overwater Suite with Pool and any of the Two-Bedroom Beach and Overwater Villas will also enjoy the half board meal plan and complimentary shared roundtrip speedboat transfers when booking Maldivian Bliss. Hilton Honors members enjoy full points for their stay. Terms and conditions apply.

Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa is part of Hilton Honors®, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 22 distinct hotel brands. Members who book directly on the hotel’s website will 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, free standard Wi-Fi and the Hilton Honors app.

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Maldives Madridistas: Patina Maldives, Fari Islands Nets Exclusive Football Camp Partnership with the Real Madrid Foundation

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Younger guests at Patina Maldives, Fari Islands can embrace new patterns of play this summer at an exclusive, Maldives-first Real Madrid Foundation football camp. From 4 July – 12 August, a youth coach will lead a comprehensive Real Madrid Foundation programme of daily soccer sessions for ages 5-9yrs, 10-14yrs, and 15-17yrs. The coach will be joined by an elite player ambassador from UEFA’s all-time no. 1 ranked football club toward the end of the programme.

This summer’s inaugural Patina Maldives x Real Madrid CF Foundation football camp is the first edition in an ongoing partnership, with additional future football camp dates to be confirmed. Led by a licensed Real Madrid Foundation coach, sessions will focus on developing each participant both individually and as part of the group, in order to ‘Play The Real Way’ – the training methodology that combines play, as well as sports values.

Sessions will take place on a new, purpose-built 6 a side astroturf pitch located near the Fari Marina Village at Patina Maldives.

All participants will receive an official camp football camp shirt, shorts, socks, drawstring bag, sweatbands, and cap; while those completing a minimum of four days’ coaching will also be presented with a Real Madrid Foundation participation certificate.

Real Madrid Foundation football clinics at Patina Maldives, Fari Islands are priced at USD195++ per child per session for guests of the resort. Bookings are also open to guests from neighbouring resorts, from USD250++ per child per session.

Rates at Patina Maldives, Fari Islands start from USD2,054 (approx. GBP1,620) per night based on two adults sharing a One Bedroom Pool Villa including daily breakfast, complimentary Guest Benefits, tax, and service. Terms and conditions apply.

For more information and reservations, please visit https://patinahotels.com/maldives or contact reservations.maldives@patinahotels.com. For more information on Pathways, please see here.

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A blissful island Easter celebration at Alila Kothaifaru Maldives

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Experience unique and enriching getaways at Alila Kothaifaru Maldives, as the luxury resort unveils exciting benefits for family getaway packages launching this season. Guests are invited to immerse themselves in the ethereal charm of the Maldives.

Nestled in the pristine Raa Atoll, Alila Kothaifaru Maldives seamlessly blends eco-friendly architecture with contemporary sophistication, complemented by the untouched, rugged beauty of the Raa Atoll. Situated amidst miles of untouched marine life, Alila Kothaifaru invites guests to reconnect with nature in the most extraordinary ways. With spacious villas and private pools, guests can truly experience the essence of a getaway where luxury and adventure harmoniously coexist.

Surrounded by azure skies and the turquoise waters of the Raa Atoll, Alila Kothaifaru Maldives offers an idyllic setting for a family escape during the Easter break. Here, guests can unwind in luxurious, nature-immersed surroundings, embark on exciting adventures together, and indulge in unforgettable wellness and culinary experiences.

During Easter weekend, Play Alila will delight young guests with a diverse range of festive island-inspired activities, including Easter egg decorating, arts and crafts, face painting, and more. For those seeking relaxation, Spa Alila offers enticing packages for parents and children to enjoy quality bonding time.

For the adventurous souls, do not miss the chance to join our Sparkling Underwater Egg Hunt. Hidden throughout one of our nearby dive sites, these eggs hold a special surprise. The lucky diver who discovers the egg with a unique mark will win an exclusive clutch made of Swarovski crystal valued at EUR 1,800!

Embark on an Easter journey to remember at Alila Kothaifaru Maldives. Explore all of the Easter events and activities at Alila Kothaifaru Maldives here 

Family Getaway Package

  • Booking Period: Until 30 October 2024
  • Stay Period: Until 25 December 2024

Experience a family holiday rich with memorable moments. From nature walks to energetic beach activities, Alila Kothaifaru Maldives’ offerings extend to the whole family. Indulge in a host of fun adventures together, or relax while your children participate in creative indoor and outdoor activities. Enjoy special family welcome amenities upon arrival, return seaplane transfers, daily full-board meals, and a special offer on wellness treatments. Experience the beauty of our island while creating lasting memories to be treasured!

Stay with us during the Easter period from 25-31 March 2024 and be treated to a wide range of festive island inspired activities such as Easter egg decorating, arts and crafts, egg hunting around the island and underwater, wellness offering, and many more!

For more information and reservations, please contact kothaifaru@alilahotels.com or visit alilahotels.com

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