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Diving into Empowerment with Maldives’ First Female PADI Course Director Zoona Naseem!

Nova Maldives welcomes female PADI course Director to its serene shores for a two-day scuba and snorkelling event to celebrate International Women's Day.

Zoona Naseem, the first female PADI Course Director in the Maldives is bringing her expertise and passion for diving to the soulful shores of Nova Island Resort. Zoona is also the owner of Moodhu Bulhaa Dive Centre, located on the beautiful Villingili island! As the first female PADI Course Director, Zoona is dedicated to empowering women in the tourism and diving industries, inspiring young people to explore the wonders of the underwater world.

As Nova Maldives welcomes Zoona for a soulful event this Women’s Day, guests can explore a lineup of activities. This includes guided dives for beginners and advanced divers alike, as well as snorkelling in the resort’s beautiful house reef. Additionally, guests will also have the unique opportunity to learn from Zoona first-hand. Novices will also stand the chance to experience a complimentary trial dive ‘bubble-maker’ session in the shallow lagoons of Nova.

Special Rates & Course Creits this IWD at Nova Maldives

During this time period, guests can explore the discounted rates and course credits. These will be applicable to the Discover Scuba Diving course and entry-level scuba diving courses. Additionally, guests will also have the chance to win a complimentary Open Water Course for two. The Nova soulmates, Nova’s team members, also stand the chance to win one course. Participants are also to receive discounts and credits for Open Water or Scuba Diver courses.

In an exciting announcement, the island resort is also offering a 40% discount for direct bookings made via the resort’s website during this time. With the starting price of $1,262 inclusive of all on a Full Board basis and $1,498 inclusive of all on An Inclusive Basis. Direct bookings also offer 15% off selected watersports, spa treatments, complimentary snorkelling gear, and daily sunrise yoga.

Nova Maldives offers guests a laidback, eco-friendly island experience. Here, guests can reconnect with themselves, each other and nature amidst a soft-luxury setting. Guests can explore from 76 beach and water villas with private terraces.

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The Ritz Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands for the Ultimate Eid Al-Adha Getaway

Enjoy an unforgettable Eid Al-Adha adventure unlike any other at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands. The beautiful Maldives resort invites GCC visitors to indulge themselves in a world of unmatched glamour, elegance, and personalized experiences.

To kickstart your Eid holiday, engulf yourself in a gastronomic voyage of Levantine pleasures at The White Journey. The White Journey restaurant offers evening meals among the beautiful beaches of the hotel’s island. The Ritz Carlton Maldives also offers seven restaurants and bars scattered over the specialized Culinary Island. Guests can also explore the Grand Sunset Beach, and Fari Marina Village, providing personalized dining for every palate.

The scent of freshly made espresso will awaken guests, taking them on a short detour to Italy at La Locanda, where Italian meals and cultures unravel. Catch the sunset at Iwau, an outdoor eatery with two teppanyaki burners that provide a holistic dining atmosphere. Perfect for family quality time, the Beach Shack offers a laid-back, playful ambience that embraces the Mediterranean. As the Eid celebrations come to an end, travellers are invited to a sublime Maldivian Night, with the island’s soul-infused into every scrumptious delicacy.

Idyllic panoramas paired with aquatic life provide a picturesque setting for a variety of unique Eid activities. Whether you wish to bask in the warm sunlight on the white sand waters, join a stimulating chakra meditation class, or take an evening boat ride, the Ritz-Carlton Maldives promises an extraordinary Maldivian adventure this Eid al Adha. Those looking to boost their physical strength may try a Killer Abs class or engage in the thrilling atmosphere of a group Aerial Hoop Class. For individuals looking for a more creative release, consider attending the Eid Design Artistry workshop to spark your inner artist.

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