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Maafushivaru Maldives Set to Reopen After Extensive Renovation 


After an extensive luxury refurbishment, Maafushivaru Maldives is preparing to reopen its shores in March 2020. Having joined Europe’s DER Touristik Hotels & Resorts’ “lti’ brand, the five-star resort is the first long-haul lti hotel to launch in sixteen years. Maafushivaru will be exclusive to DER Touristik’s tour operators: DERTOUR, Meiers Weltreisen, ITS Reisen, JAHN Reisen, Kuoni UK as well as Manta Reisen in Switzerland.

With contemporary architecture and bespoke finishing touches, Maafushivaru features a total of 81 beautifully revamped villas in five different styles, offering mesmerizing views of the ocean or direct access to the beach. Furthermore, a fully equipped gym offering gorgeous views of the ocean and an idyllic Spa set on a corner of the island adds serenity into the holistic and wellness experience.

When it comes to dining, Maafushivaru offers ample cuisines that will no doubt be a tease to the taste buds. The resort features a buffet restaurant, a coffee shop which will be open throughout the day, a walk-in room with a wide selection of wines, as well as a bar. In addition to the buffet, a Teppanyaki and Sushi restaurant is also available on the island. 

As part of the reopening, Maafushivaru is offering an Opening Special package with discounts up to 42%. Applicable for all room categories from 31st March 2020 till 30th April 2020. 

Set in the pristine waters of South Ari Atoll with its small island charm, Maafushivaru is a 25-minute seaplane journey away from Velana International Airport. The resort offers an unforgettable island experience in the luxurious setting of the Maldives. 

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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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