As the Festival of Lights approaches, seven luxurious resorts await your arrival in the Maldives. Discover a world of enchanting experiences and festive celebrations with Marriott Bonvoy. Whether you dream of a private island with pristine beaches or a bohemian wellness escape, each resort offers a unique celebration that feels like a fairy tale. Explore this festive season’s offerings for Diwali and beyond, and embark on a captivating journey filled with indulgence, tradition, and unforgettable experiences.
A Tale of Island Luxury: The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands
On the enchanting Fari Islands, in the heart of the North Malé Atoll, lies The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands—a paradise of white sandy beaches, turquoise lagoons, and vibrant coral reefs.
Diwali at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands: Embrace Island Life with an exclusive package inclusive of daily breakfast and dinner. In-house Indian guests can bask in Diwali traditions with specially curated amenities. It’s not just a vacation; it’s a journey into the heart of luxury and cultural celebration.
Festive Season Glow at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands: Experience timeless traditions, including gingerbread house decorating, heartwarming gatherings, and a New Year’s Eve celebration with the theme ‘Festive Glow – A Tribute to the Sun.’
Unveil the Magic: The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort
A 40-minute seaplane ride from Velana International Airport, The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort awaits on a private island in Dhaalu Atoll. Here, island-inspired design meets unspoiled nature, with private terraces, ocean vistas, and the impeccable service of St. Regis Butlers.
Diwali at The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort: Savor a special Diwali breakfast at ALBA, indulge in an Indian Crafted Beverage Menu, and dine under a blanket of stars with a specially curated Vegetarian Thali. Enjoy a luxurious escape to Iridium Spa with an exclusive Diwali Spa Offer and immerse in relaxation and rejuvenation.
Christmas and the Holiday Season: Step into a world where tropical magnificence blends seamlessly with the magic of paradise. As the sun graces the gilded shores and the azure waters beckon, prepare to embark on a journey of sun-soaked festivities that will redefine your holiday experience the resort.
Where Dreams Come True: JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa
On Vagaru Island in Shaviyani Atoll, JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa is your hub of celebration this festive season.
Diwali at JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa: Experience unique sunken-in-sand dining at RIHA and relish a seven-course private destination dinner that that showcases regional Indian cuisine with an elevated twist. Their ‘Savor the Endless’ package is an ideal way to celebrate the festival with your loved ones.
Holiday Season at JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa: Guests can look forward to a symphony of experiences that captivate hearts young and old. It’s a ‘Thousand and One Nights’ of magic, where every moment becomes a treasure to be cherished. Immerse in captivating live entertainment, sumptuous gastronomic events, and activities for all ages. Celebrate New Year’s Eve with spectacular performances, Middle Eastern rhythms, and culinary delights.
A Festive Escape: W Maldives
Located on the heart-shaped Fesdu Island in North Ari Atoll, W Maldives offers vibrant luxury, one of the Maldives’ best house reefs, and gourmet dining.
Diwali at W Maldives: Celebrate the festival of lights with a special dinner under the stars at FIRE beach, with a sharing style set-menu amplified by music and shisha. Enjoy an all-inclusive package with daily buffet breakfast, a three-course lunch, dinner for two adults, unlimited beverages, and a complimentary in-room W MIXBAR.
‘Reflect and Shine’ at W Maldives: Revel in the spirit of celebration with a Shine Parade, gala dinners for Christmas and New Year’s Eve, local delights, and pool parties this December at W Maldives.
A Feast for the Senses: Le Meridien Maldives Resort & Spa
Discover a world of breathtaking natural beauty and embrace the essence of savoring the good life at Le Meridien Maldives Resort & Spa, nestled in a tropical paradise. Choose from stylish one and two-bedroom overwater or beach villas for an extraordinary escape.
Diwali at Le Meridien Maldives Resort & Spa: Commemorate the occasion with a traditional Rangoli at Turquoise Restaurant. The resort’s All-inclusive Indulgence package invites you to embark on a culinary journey across continents, savoring the vibrant flavors of the destination.
Glow in the Dark Festive: Embrace the timeless traditions and holiday charm amidst the tropical paradise and indulge your senses in a culinary journey from Japanese classics to Spanish tapas. Guests can look forward to experience the start of a New Year like never before with the ‘Glow-in-the-Dark New Year’s Eve Beach Party.’ For families, the resort offers specialized and fun-filled festive activities, including sunset dolphin cruises, turtle quests, marine conservation talks, art classes, folklore storytelling, and the highly anticipated arrival of Santa.
A World of Wonder: Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa
Situated on a private island in North Male Atoll, Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa boasts seven restaurants and bars, two freshwater pools, a tennis court, and a 24-hour gym.
Diwali at Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa: Experience a festive transformation with the resort adorned in Rangoli and Diyas. Indulge in an authentic Diwali feast featuring delectable treats like Gulab Jamun and Coconut Ladoo amongst other treats.
Festive Season at Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa: Dive into cherished moments and create new ones at this family-friendly resort. Savor delectable culinary delights, immerse in vibrant entertainment, and enjoy pure relaxation. Walk through the lush tropical garden illuminated by neon lights, creating a luminous wonderland. Count down to New Year’s Eve with magical fireworks, creating a symphony of cheers and laughter on the beach. The festive celebrations cover family traditions, a Santa Claus BBQ Island, exciting family programs, a Festive Artisan Market, Wine Master Class, and more.
A Bohemian Wellness Oasis: The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort
Nestled in the UNESCO Biosphere Rserve site of the Baa Atoll, The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort invites guests to experience a tranquil wellness escape with uninterrupted ocean and pristine turquoise lagoon views.
Diwali at The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort: One can look forward to experience Diwali magic with India on a Platter as the evening kicks-off with a glamorous Cocktail Reception and dance under the stars at the Bollywood Beach Party. The wellness oasis invites guests to reconnect with their inner selves and enjoy a range of spa treatments designed to refresh your body and mind and savor delectable cuisine with exquisite flavors.
New Year’s Eve at The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort: Welcome the New Year in a whimsical oasis with bohemian vibes and beats. Ring in 2024 in style with an exhilarating sensory experience at the New Year’s Eve party, featuring a spectacular fireworks display and beats by DJ and platinum-award producer Luca Shreiner from Germany.
Experience the enchantment at Ifuru Island: Let the magic shine this Festive Season!
Ifuru Island is set to transform into a magical wonderland from December 23, 2023, to January 3, 2024, as it unveils a spectacular lineup of festivities under the theme “Let the Magic Shine.” This enchanting celebration promises a joyous and spellbinding experience for guests of all ages.
The island’s festive program is a burst of excitement, offering a myriad of activities and events that will make every moment sparkle with delight. Here’s a sneak peek into the magical activities awaiting visitors:
Talent Show: Unleash your creativity and witness a showcase of incredible talent that will leave you spellbound.
Santa’s Arrival: Experience the magic of Santa’s arrival as he brings joy and festive cheer to Ifuru Island.
Family Fun Beach Game: Enjoy quality time with your loved ones with exciting beach games that are perfect for the whole family.
Pool Party: Dive into the holiday spirit at the pool party, where the beats and the atmosphere guarantee a good time for everyone.
Christmas Treasure Hunt: Embark on a festive treasure hunt, adding an element of adventure to your holiday celebrations.
Ice Bath & Bubble Challenge: Brace yourself for a refreshing and exhilarating challenge that promises to be both icy and bubbly.
Activities are subject to change without prior notice.
The island’s 12 days of festivities kick off on December 23, leading up to a spectacular New Year’s celebration. Here’s a glimpse into the festive schedule:
- December 23: Let the Festivities Begin
- December 24: Christmas Eve Dinner
- December 25: Merry Christmas
- December 26: Family Fun Beach Games
- December 27: Tennis Tournament
- December 28: Pool Party
- December 29: Ice Bath & Bubbles Challenge
- December 30: Football Target
- December 31: New Year’s Eve Celebration
- January 1: New Year’s Day
- January 2: Family Getaway
Ifuru Island invites you to immerse yourself in the magic of the season, creating unforgettable memories against the backdrop of pristine beaches and a tropical paradise. Experience the enchantment and let the magic shine this festive season!
Endless Fun in the Winter Sun at Cora Cora Maldives
Cora Cora Maldives invites you to escape the winter chill and bask in the glory of sun-kissed beaches and crystal-clear waters. This festive season, the island is transforming into a haven of excitement, offering a unique blend of holiday magic and paradise charm.
Santa’s Tropical Arrival
Prepare for a surprise like no other as Santa Claus makes his grand entrance at Cora Cora Maldives. Ditching the traditional chimney descent, Santa is embracing a tropical twist to his arrival, promising a festive spectacle that will captivate visitors of all ages. Stay tuned to witness the magic of the holidays seamlessly merging with the allure of this sunny paradise.
The Rocking Eighties at CoRa kids® Club
Keeping the winter blues at bay, Cora Cora Maldives presents the Festival of Decades at the CoRa kids® Club. Transport your children to a world of endless fun with a range of themed activities, from creative modeling and enchanting storytelling to retro 80s hair and nail art. Families can bond and create lasting memories under the warm winter sun, making this club the perfect playground for young and old alike.
Exclusive Offers for Direct Bookings
For those eager to embrace the warmth, beauty, and luxury of Cora Cora Maldives, the resort offers an unbeatable deal for direct bookings. Save up to 40% off when you book directly through the Cora Cora Maldives website. It’s the perfect excuse to trade grey skies for endless summer sunshine and make the most of this island paradise.
Repeaters Rave 2023 – A Celebration of Familiar Faces
The joy of familiar faces returning to Cora Cora Maldives is unparalleled, and the resort is set to celebrate this reunion in style with the exclusive ‘Repeaters Rave.’ This unique luncheon, set to the rhythm of the Indian Ocean’s best playlist, is dedicated to cherished repeat guests. Attendees are invited to don their favorite 20s or 80s-inspired attire for a dash of retro fun, creating a perfect atmosphere for mingling and creating new memories with fellow repeaters.
As the festive season unfolds at Cora Cora Maldives, guests are promised not just a vacation but a journey into a world where luxury, warmth, and celebration come together to create an unforgettable experience. Book your stay now and be a part of the magic in the winter sun.
Milaidhoo Maldives: Seven years of luxury and tranquility in paradise
Nestled amidst the pristine turquoise waters of the Baa Atoll, Milaidhoo Maldives, a haven of barefoot luxury, commemorates its remarkable seven-year journey. Since its inception in 2016, the resort has captivated guests with its unwavering commitment to sustainability, exceptional service, and unparalleled experiences.
The Birth of Milaidhoo:
Milaidhoo Maldives welcomed its first guests in 2016, and from the outset, it set itself apart as a boutique luxury resort with a deep connection to the local culture and environment. The resort is situated in the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of Baa Atoll, known for its rich marine biodiversity and vibrant coral reefs. Milaidhoo was designed to seamlessly blend with its surroundings, offering guests a genuine Maldivian experience while ensuring the preservation of the fragile ecosystem.
Accommodations Fit for Royalty:
One of the hallmarks of Milaidhoo Maldives is its exquisite overwater and beachfront villas. Each villa is a private sanctuary, featuring spacious interiors, a private pool, and direct access to the crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean. The resort’s commitment to personalized luxury is evident in the attention to detail in every villa, where traditional Maldivian craftsmanship meets modern design.
Milaidhoo Maldives is a haven for food enthusiasts, offering a diverse range of culinary experiences. The resort boasts three outstanding restaurants, each showcasing a different aspect of Maldivian and international cuisine. The Ba’theli restaurant, set within a traditional Maldivian sailing boat, provides a unique dining experience, while the Shoreline Grill offers a tantalizing selection of grilled seafood and meats. The signature restaurant, Ocean, focuses on a farm-to-table concept, emphasizing fresh, local ingredients.
Beyond its lavish accommodations and exceptional dining, Milaidhoo Maldives offers a range of curated experiences that allow guests to immerse themselves in the natural beauty and culture of the Maldives. From snorkeling and diving in the vibrant coral reefs to sunset cruises and traditional Maldivian fishing excursions, every moment at Milaidhoo is an opportunity to create lasting memories.
Commitment to Sustainability:
As a custodian of the pristine environment in which it resides, Milaidhoo Maldives places a strong emphasis on sustainability. The resort has implemented various eco-friendly initiatives, including a coral regeneration project, waste reduction programs, and a commitment to using locally sourced, organic produce. Guests are invited to participate in conservation efforts, fostering a sense of responsibility and connection to the Maldivian ecosystem.
As Milaidhoo Maldives celebrates its seventh anniversary, it continues to set the standard for luxury and sustainability in the Maldives. The resort’s dedication to providing an authentic, environmentally conscious experience ensures that it remains a top choice for travelers seeking a truly exceptional escape.
Milaidhoo Maldives, with its commitment to luxury, sustainability, and cultural authenticity, has established itself as a jewel in the crown of Maldivian resorts. As it looks to the future, Milaidhoo remains dedicated to providing guests with a slice of paradise that not only pampers the senses but also fosters a deep appreciation for the unique beauty of the Maldives. Here’s to seven years of unparalleled hospitality, and to many more to come.
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