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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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Siyam World Hosts Summer Football Camp With Spanish Goalkeeper Star Player José Manuel Pepe Reina Páez

Get ready to kick it up a notch as Siyam World Maldives gears up for an epic summer football camp. This camp is hosted by none other than Spanish football sensation, José Manuel “Pepe” Reina Páez. Guests can join in on the fun from June 23rd to 26th, 2024. Building on its tradition of hosting world-class football camps and following the success of its spring series featuring international legends and star players, this event promises to be a highlight of the summer.

Pepe Reina is set to bring his A-game to Siyam World for an unforgettable football experience. The trill can be experienced at its premier sports complex and full-size soccer pitch – The World Sports Arena. The three-day summer football camp in June runs from 16:30 – 18:00 hrs. This camp also offers participants the chance to receive personalized coaching from the star goalkeeper himself. Along with a series of skill-building drills, friendly matches, and fun football-related activities, this camp is designed to inspire and excite football enthusiasts of all ages. Dressed in their personalized Rascal training kits, young players aged from five to 12 will seize the perfect opportunity to refine all aspects of their game. This includes everything from tactics to technical skills. This unique experience promises to enhance their abilities and provide memories that will last a lifetime.

José Manuel “Pepe” Reina Páez is a Spanish professional footballer renowned for his exceptional skills as a goalkeeper. He is also known for his dedication to nurturing young talent. With a career spanning La Liga and beyond, Pepe Reina brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the game.

Our goal is to inspire our young guests to dream big. Seeing a legend or a star player in person can help these youngsters realize that making their dreams a reality is possible, says Ausy Waseem – Resort Manager at Siyam World.

Legendary Line-Ups at Siyam World

But that’s not all! Siyam World is no stranger to hosting football legends and star players. Earlier this year, the resort scored big with a legendary line-up featuring Wayne Bridge, Adrian San Miguel Castillo, Francesco Totti, and Michael Owen.  These stars led unforgettable spring football camps. Guests had the chance to hone their skills on our impressive sports complex and soccer pitch at The World Sports Arena. With this, guests were able to soak up world-class coaching and immersive experiences as well. 

Furthermore, Siyam World has also had the pleasure of hosting several other football legends and star players recently. This includes players such as EstebanCuchu” Cambiasso, Carlos Puyol, Marco Materazzi, and Robert Pirès. Joining them were players like Harvey Elliott, Kostas Tsimikas, Juan Sebastián Verón, Roberto Pires, Eric Abidal, Nicola Ventola, Bobo Vieri, and Jay Jay Okocha.

Now, it’s time to keep the momentum going with “Pepe Reina” leading the charge. Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to train with one of football’s greatest. And now, you can do that at one of the most beautiful locations in the world!

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