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Week-long Celebration for the Year of the Dragon at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives!

Chinese New Year Celebrations
Celebrate the Lunar New Year with a week of curated experiences designed to honour traditions and prepare you for a prosperous year ahead with the Ritz-Carlton Maldives.

Welcome the year of the Dragon, Ritz-Carlton Maldives is bringing new beginnings and opportunities by enabling creativity, courage, confidence and passion. From February 9th to 15th, celebrations will include an array of dining, wellness, arts and adventure experiences that highlight the global significance of the holiday with a local touch. Each day, festivities are inspired by specific themes with related activities including:

Reunion Day

On 9th February, experience the warmth of togetherness at the Summer Pavilion with our Reunion Dinner, where exquisite flavours and cherished moments come together in perfect harmony.

Lunar New Year

On the 10th of February, experience the mesmerising energy and cultural vibrancy of the captivating Lion Dance Performance, adding an auspicious touch to your celebration.

Day of Home Return

Reflect inward with Ritz-style pampering on 11th February with the educational ladies’ skincare workshop in the morning followed by a calming full moon yoga session in the Mystique Garden at night.

Stay Still & Indulge

Join in for the private dining room of Summer Pavilion on the 12th of February, for the chef’s table wine dinner, pairing fine Chinese cuisine and exceptional wines.

Lighting of Stove

Welcome the evening of the 13th of February with a speciality cocktail and captivating fire pit lighting ceremony followed by an extravagant Maldivian-themed dinner.

 Welcome Wealth

Enrich your palate and expand your culinary repertoire on the 14th of February with a hands-on dumpling cooking class.

Send Poverty Away

Begin the new year on a positive note on the 15th, by participating in the coral regeneration workshop, where you’ll learn hands-on techniques to contribute to the restoration of coral reefs and safeguard our marine ecosystems.

The festivities continue throughout the week with additional activities including:

  • Gua sha masterclass sharing the art and techniques for radiant skin using the ancient Chinese
    beauty ritual
  • Lunar New Yearinspired cocktail masterclass led by our expert mixologist
  • Dragon egg painting encourages young guests to bring mythical creatures to life through art
  • Chinese pottery workshops use ancient techniques to create timeless pieces
  • Lunar kite festival bringing magic and colour to the open sky
  • Sandbank snorkelling to explore the colourful world beneath the water’s surface

Additionally, visiting practitioner Lei Ming will help guests cultivate a stronger connection between mind and body through the art of Tai Chi. From February 1st to 15th, he will offer private and group Tai Chi sessions and Tai Chi Internal Kungfu Massage.

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Dusit Thani Maldives Celebrates Earth Day with Sustainable Initiatives!

Dusit Thani Maldives celebrated Earth Day with a series of initiatives aimed at promoting sustainability and environmental conservation. In honour of Earth Day, Dusit Thani Maldives implemented several eco-friendly practices, including:

  • Beach clean-up: Removing plastic waste and other debris to protect marine life.
  • Tree planting: Contributing to the resort’s efforts to create a greener environment and offset carbon emissions.
  • Sustainable dining: Restaurants showcased a special menu. Locally sourced, sustainable ingredients were featured.
  • Conservation awareness: Educational sessions and activities were hosted to raise awareness about environmental conservation.

These initiatives carried out by Dusit Thani Maldives are a part of the resort’s ongoing commitment to sustainability and eco-conscious practices. Dusit Thani Maldives has been setting an example for the hospitality industry. Not only has the resort taken measures to reduce waste, but they actively work towards conserving energy and protecting the environment as well. So far, Dusit Thani Maldives has implemented several initiatives to reduce its environmental impact and contribute to the well-being of the local ecosystem.

The measures include:
  • Energy efficiency: Dusit Thani Maldives has invested in energy-efficient systems and technologies.
  • Water conservation: Employing advanced water management strategies to minimize water consumption.
  • Marine conservation: Dusit Thani actively participates in marine conservation efforts including coral propagation programs in addition to regular reef clean-ups.
  • Community engagement: The resort also collaborates with local communities on education and sustainability projects.
  • Waste management: Dusit Thani Maldives also emphasises waste reduction, recycling, and responsible waste disposal practices.
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