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Friday is an All-Day Celebration of Maldivian Traditions at Coco Collection Resorts

Beach Dinner at Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu
At Coco Collection resorts in the Maldives, Friday is an all-day celebration of Maldivian traditions and culture!

At Coco Collection resorts in the Maldives, Friday is an all-day celebration of Maldivian traditions and culture! You can see the resort’s islanders in traditional Maldivian attire from the airport to the resort. Additionally, you can also hear the ‘Bodu Beru’ drums in the evening at the resorts as well.

Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu and Coco Bodu Hithi host a traditional beach dinner every Friday as well. Guests indulge Maldivian delicacies and South Asian cuisine at the beach dinner. And remember, coconuts are a big thing in the Maldives. So, expect to sample some amazing coconut dishes.

Image: Coco Collection

Guests can end their Friday with an entertaining (and informative!) presentation about the Maldivian history and culture. The presentation is held at the resorts’ bar.

Also read: 05 Ways to Connect with the Traditional Side of Maldives

The Coco Collection brand compromises of Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu and Coco Bodu Hithi in the Maldives. Recently, the two resorts have received honours from Condé Nast Traveler’s 2020 Readers’ Choice Award. Likewise, Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu won the 20th place in the top 30 Indian Ocean Resorts category. Meanwhile, Coco Bodu Hithi won the 27th place.

Coco Bodu Hithi

The flagship property of Coco Collection, Coco Bodu Hithi reflects the Island’s character in its every dimension. Furthermore, the chic retreat is a place where guests can connect with themselves, loved ones and the wonder of the natural world. Nestled within North Malé Atoll, the resort is accessible via a 40-minute journey from Velana International Airport.

Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu

Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu promises that ‘happiness is found in every moment’. The resort located in Baa Atoll remains dedicated to making the most of its cherished island home. Moreover, Coco Plam Dhuni Kolhu offers The style and feel are rustic yet luxurious, organic yet elegant. So, the beautiful island is for guests who want to forget about the everyday stresses of life and reconnect with nature.

Feature image by Coco Collection
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Experience the Thrill of Summer with the Family Fun Summer Package at Sheraton Maldives!

Summer is almost here and Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa is inviting families to experience the breathtaking paradise of the Maldives. Travellers can now explore the thrill of summer and more at Sheraton Maldives with the ‘Family Fun Summer’ Package. If you were thinking about booking a family trip this one is perfect for you. With this amazing package children under 12 dine and stay for free! Families can also immerse themselves in a host of specially curated experiences. This includes educational kids club programs, coral propagation activities, as well as culinary and wellness journeys, all-embracing sustainable travel and catering to eco-conscious travellers.

Families planning a tropical getaway this summer can look forward to exciting adventures at Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa. The five-star resort welcomes families to explore the natural splendour of North Male Atoll on the private island of Furanafushi. Guests can choose from a range of premium villas and overwater bungalows that feature breathtaking views of the lush gardens, pristine white-sand beaches, shimmering blue lagoon, or the Indian Ocean.

Explore the Signature Side by Side Family Program this Summer

Guests can delve into the resort’s signature ‘Side by Side’ Family Program, designed to create memorable moments that bring families together. From cooking classes, mom and daughter face mask making, and Maldivian palm weaving to engaging fun games, ‘Side By Side’ promises cherished memories for families. The resort boasts seven restaurants and bars, each offering a variety of delectable menus sourced with fresh organic produce from Chef Garden and Furana Organic Garden, perfect for families.

A Touch of Sustainability with the Adopt a Coral Activity!

Guests are also invited to participate in the ‘Adopt A Coral’ – coral planting activity led by the resident Marine Biologist and learn about coral propagation to help grow new colonies in the resort’s lagoon. This program, part of Good Travel with Marriott Bonvoy, allows guests to create meaningful travel experiences. Families can enjoy a guided snorkelling tour or join a dolphin cruise on a traditional Maldivian Cruise Dhoni.

Enjoy More with the Family Fun Summer Package

With the ‘Family Fun Summer’ package, guests can savour daily breakfasts and buffet dinners. This includes Feast Restaurant or you can enjoy three-course à la carte meals at select restaurants. Kids will receive a special welcome amenity, and children under 12 can stay and dine for free. Additionally, complimentary access to the Kid’s Club is provided for children ages 4 to 12. The resort is conveniently accessible by a complimentary 15-minute speedboat ride, ensuring a stress-free journey for families.

Guests can reserve their extraordinary summer retreat before May 31, 2024. This is valid for stays until September 30, 2024. With this, guests can enjoy other benefits such as daily breakfasts and dinners, and complimentary access to the gym and kids’ club. Moreover, guests can also enjoy non-motorized water sports activities. For more information, visit the website at or book the Family Fun Summer package here. Marriott Bonvoy members can seamlessly earn and redeem their points on stays and experiences at the resorts. 

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