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Fiyavalhu Maldives to Open on 1st November 2020

aerial view of Fiyavalhu Maldives
An all-new island experience, Fiyavalhu Maldives located in the South Ari Atoll is opening its doors on 1st November 2020.

An all-new island experience, Fiyavalhu Maldives is set to open on 1st November 2020. The new resort is located in South Ari Atoll, on the private island of Mandhoo. Fiyavalhu Maldives will feature 44 beautiful private villas when it opens. However, the resort will offer 100 villas upon completion.

The villa categories at Fiyavalhu Maldives will range from; beach villa, family villa, pool villa, garden villa, nature villa beach, and nature villa jungle. All of the villas feature modern amenities that will offer guests an immersive experience. Furthermore, all rooms can accommodate two adults and two children or three adults.

For dining needs, the resort boasts an all-day restaurant “Koveli Restaurant”. Guests can find meals served with an open buffet at the restaurant. Koveli also offers guests a-la-carte options. The opening hours of the restaurant is:

  • Breakfast: 0700 – 1000 Hrs
  • Lunch: 1200 – 1400 Hrs
  • Dinner: 1900 – 2130 Hrs

In addition to that, Fiyavalhu Maldives also features a café, serving non-alcoholic drinks and light meals. The ‘Riya Café’ is open from 1000 – 0000 Hrs.

The thrill-seekers can enjoy a myriad of watersports activities at the resort. The wave lovers can go surfing while the explorers can go snorkeling. Meanwhile, guests can also enjoy; Canoeing, windsurfing, banana boat riding, catamaran sailing, and even excursions. Fiyavalhu Maldives features a dive center that offers dive courses as well.

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For some adventure and fun, travelers can go on an excursion to nearby islands or whale shark excursions as well. If guests want to see some majestic sea creatures of the Maldives, they can go on a manta excursion. Of course, a holiday in the Maldives is incomplete if you don’t witness the mesmerizing sunset. And you can definitely go on a sunset cruise at Fiyavalhu Maldives.

For bookings and further information about this island getaway go to

Feature image by Fiyavalhu Maldives
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Seaside Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives Announces New Leadership Appointments

Meet the newest leadership appointments at Seaside Finolhu Baa Atoll.

Seaside Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives introduces Steven D’Souza as Director of Food & Beverages, and Tammy Gan as Assistant Director of Branding & Marketing.

Steven D’Souza – Director of Food & Beverages

Originally from India, Steve brings over 18 years of experience within the hospitality Industry. Having achieved a Bachelor of Hotel Management degree, Steve has accumulated invaluable pre-opening resort experiences. Steve has worked across three continents and served as the Food and Beverage division Head at Cap Jaluca, A Belmond Hotel in Anguilla.

When it comes to the Maldives, Steve has worked at The Nautilus Maldives, Niyama Private Island Maldives, and Anantara Kihavah Maldives. Additionally, Steven has also worked in Anantara in Thailand, Raffles Hotels Canouan Island, Buccament Bay Spa and Resort in St. Vincent & Grenadines, and Sheraton Jumeirah in Dubai.

At Seaside Finolhu Baa Atoll, Steve will be reporting directly to the General Manager. He has been tasked with spearheading the F&B operations, prioritizing revenue growth, waste minimization, and regulatory compliance, as well as enhancing guest satisfaction through elevated service standards.

Tammy Gan – Assistant Director of Branding & marketing

Tammy, who is originally from Singapore joins Seaside Finolhu Baa Atoll with over 14 years of Marketing and Branding experience in the hospitality sector. Throughout her career, Tammy has worked in countries across Southeast Asia to the Middle East as well as the Maldives. Prior to this, Tammy held the position of Assistant Director of Marketing & Communications at The Nautilus Maldives. Additionally, she held roles in esteemed properties like Gili Lankanfushi Maldives, Laguna Banyan Tree Limited in Phuket, Anantara Hotels Resorts & Spa in UAE, and Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel.

In her new role, Tammy will report to the Director of Sales & Marketing. Here, she will oversee the strategic development and execution of marketing and communications plans for Finolhu and . HERE brands. Additionally, her role also encompasses brand enhancement, market analysis, advertising initiatives, resource allocation optimisation, as well as nurturing innovative branding and communication strategies through collaboration with external agencies.

I’m thrilled to welcome Steven and Tammy to Seaside Finolhu. I am confident that their expertise will help enhance our brand and elavate our dining experiences, ensuring unforgettable memoments for our guests, comments Steven Phillips – General Manager, Seaside Finolhu Baa Atoll.

Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives is owned and managed by the Seaside Collection. The resort consists of 125 beachfront and overwater villas, four restaurants and an array of activities for guests to enjoy every day! Recently, the resort took groundbreaking measures to offer its employees more opportunities by signing an MoU with the Maldives National University. The MoU with Finolhu and MNU ensures the employees have opportunities to pursue further education and grow in the industry.

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