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Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa Welcomes New Director of F&B

New Director of Food & Beverages
Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa proudly ushers in a new era of culinary excellence with the appointment of Mariun Van Rooyen as the dynamic Director of Food and Beverage.

With over two decades of experience, Mariun brings a fusion of passion, innovation, and forward-looking leadership into the pivotal role.

A maestro in the art of hospitality, Mariun’s journey has been nothing short of extraordinary. Mariun graduated from the University of Johannesburg with a degree in Hospitality Management in 2007. He took up his first role as Food & Beverage Manager in 2010.

Mariun’s Maldivian adventure commenced in 2020. This marked the beginning of an exploration that embraced iconic destinations like Velassaru Maldives and Lux South Ari Atoll. His arrival at Le Méridien Maldives promises discovery for the curious and creative-minded traveller seeking an extraordinary culinary journey.

Known for his passionate approach and plugged-in mindset, Mariun is not just a Director; he’s a storyteller crafting memorable experiences. He has a stellar record of painting impactful relations, showcasing a commitment to fostering positive connections that transcend the ordinary.

From lagoon-side teppanyaki feasts to beachside cocktail soirées, Mariun’s visionary leadership promises to elevate Le Méridien Maldives’ gastronomic offerings to new heights. His exceptional people-centric nature and unwavering dedication to high-level customer service have consistently set him apart as an industry luminary.

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Easter at SAii Lagoon and Hard Rock: Festivities and Events

Easter is the perfect time to jet off for a memorable family holiday before the summer rush floods in.

This Easter is especially lined up of festivities and events at Hard Rock Hotel Maldives and SAii Lagoon Maldives, Curio Collection by Hilton at CROSSROADS Maldives!

Kid-friendly, Teen Approved, Roxity Kids Club & Teen Spirit Club

Who says grown-ups get to have all the fun? This Easter, Hard Rock Hotel Maldives is bringing adult-free zone for kids to enjoy. Kids get to stat the day with the Bunny Dance Fitness session at the pool Deck. Groove to the rhythm and get energised for the day ahead!

Join the Sundown Ritual again the perfect tropical sunset and backdrop! Indulge in a Mexican dinner at The Elephant and The Butterfly, accompanies by live band performances, that will set the stage on fire. For the family-favourite, the resort is bringing back Easter Pool Party. It is a must try on the list, where you can make a splash and enjoy the beats of the Bunny DJ I-MAN. Little ones can enjoy with Roxity Mini Fun Fair, Easter Bunny Cookie Making, and the Roxity Easter Egg Hunting.

Thrill-seekers can join the Easter Limbo Challenger at the Pool Deck. You can also try out hand at the Bunny Silk Climbing Aerial Class at The Stage.

Koimala & Maalimi’s Junior Beach Club and Camp’s SAiissational Easter Line-Up

Celebrate this Easter with a touch of heartfelt Cham at SAii Lagoon Maldives. You can start you day with a snorkelling house reef tour. With this tour you can explore the vibrant underwater world of The Maldives. You can also join for Aqua Zumba and Water Polo at the Beach Club Pool. Unwind with a cocktail-making competition and pool volleyball. This activities are perfect for guests of all ages to enjoy some fun in the sun.

For the aspiring culinary artists, SAii Master Chef competition sets the perfect stage. Here aspiring chefs get to showcase their culinary skills and win fantastic awards. As the day winds dow, indulge in the Easter Dinner Buffet at Terra and Mar, offering a delightful dining experience with live music. With its relaxed atmosphere and genuine hospitality, Easter at SAii Lagoon Maldives promises a truly SAiiSational experience. Here, every moment is a chance to reach out to the blue and embrace the beauty of the island.

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