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Lily Beach Resort & Spa, Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa Nominated for World Travel Awards 2024

Lily Hotels announces the nomination of both Lily Beach Resort & Spa and Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa at the World Travel Awards 2024.

Lily Beach Resort and Spa has been nominated for three categories. This includes Leading All-inclusive Resort Maldives, Leading Family Resort Maldives, and Leading Family Resort Indian Ocean. This is, however, not the first time that Lily Beach has won such awards. In previous years, the resort has won multiple awards from different prestigious organisations. Last year alone, Lily Beach Resort won the ‘Leading All-Inclsuive Resort’ at the World Travel Awards.

Lily Beach Resort is renowned as the first all-inclusive resort in the Maldives, offering guests exceptional experiences. This year, as the resort takes home these titles, Lily Beach Resort also celebrates its 30th anniversary. With this, the resort is celebrating its offerings by partnering with renowned culinary experts. Additionally, the resort is also bringing exciting Easter festivities to elevate the guest experiences.

Hideaway is also celebrating its wins at the World Travel Awards as the resort won last year’s Leading Honeymoon Resort. This year, the resort is yet again being nominated for some amazing categories. Hideaway Beach is also renowned for its immaculate guest experiences. This includes pristine diving spots, romantic experiences as well as E-surfing experiences.

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Guinness World Record Holder Nathaniel Alapide Creates Stunning Sand Art Drawing at Sun Siyam Iru Fushi

Dubai-based and renowned sand artist Nathaniel Alapide astounded guests with his latest masterpiece created at the breathtaking Sun Siyam Iru Fushi. Alapide holds the Guinness World Record for creating the largest sand image. Additionally, he also earns recognition for crafting intricate and mesmerizing sand art creations. This time, Alapide has chosen the pristine shores of Sun Siyam Iru Fushi. His latest collaboration took place at the resort on the 12th of April in celebration of Eid Al Fitr. 

Nathaniel Alapide and His Work

Prior to his visit, Alapide has brought to life an awe-inspiring piece of art. The piece showcased his exceptional talent and creativity to various Sun Siyam Resorts. This was done in celebration of Easter as well, with the expansive beach of the resort serving as his canvas.

Alapide meticulously crafted his sand art, incorporating elements of local culture, marine life, and the serene ambiance of the island. Utilizing only his hands and simple tools, Alapide’s deft touch transformed the grains of sand into a breathtaking visual spectacle.

Working at Sun Siyam Iru Fushi has been an incredible experience. The natural beauty of The Maldives served as the perfect inspiration for my artwork. I am honoured to have had the opportunity to share my passion with guests from around the world, says Nathaniel Alapide.

Alapide’s creation at Sun Siyam Iru Fushi transcended the boundaries of traditional art forms. His artwork embodied the ephemeral beauty and harmony of nature. The intricate details and sheer scale of the sand art left onlookers in awe. Alpadine’s artwork truly captured the essence of the Maldives’ enchanting allure.

We are thrilled to have had Nathaniel Alapide create one of his magnificent sand art pieces at our resort. His ability to capture the essence of the Maldives in his artwork is truly remarkable and aligns perfectly with our commitment to providing unforgettable experiences for our guests says Abdulla Atham – Resort Manager.
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