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Maldives Resorts Reopening its doors on December 2020

A resort in the Maldives that's reopening on 1st December 2020
Resorts in the Maldives that are reopening its doors on December 2020 after closure due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Most of the resorts in the Maldives have already reopened its doors. However, the few unopened resorts in the Maldives, are reopening this December 2020. In addition to these resorts, a new island getaway — OZEN Reserve Bolifushi will open its doors next month as well.

While the Maldives offers a wide range of resorts to choose from, budget-friendly guesthouses in local islands have also reopened their doors. Furthermore, Maldives’ Ministry of Tourism, has granted 117 guesthouses permission to reopen.

Maldives resorts follow high standards of hygiene and cleanliness measures. Hence, travellers can enjoy a carefree holiday at the island destination. Furthermore, with the unique one-island, one-resort concept, isolation comes naturally for holidaymakers.

If you’re ready to plan your getaway to the Maldives this holiday season, consider spending it at one of these properties. Or, you can choose from the wide range of resorts that have already opened. And if you’re a budget-conscious traveller, consider holidaying at a local guesthouse in the Maldives.

Maldives Resorts Reopening on December 2020

Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa: 1st December 2020

This distinctive luxury resort is located in the South Ari Atoll, Maldives. Centara Grand Island Resort features timbered walkways and colonial-style luxury villas. Travellers can enjoy an immersive range of activities at the luxury resort.

Maldives resort reopening on december 2020
Image: Centara Hotels & Resorts

To ensure the safety of guests Centara has also implemented a ‘Centara Complete Care Program’. This 12-point action plan covers everything from; social distancing, health, hygiene and enhanced sanitisation throughout the entire guest journey.

The resort is ideal for honeymooners, couples and families alike. If you want to book a holiday at Centara Grand Island Resort, click HERE.

Kurumba Maldives: 1st December 2020

Kurumba Maldives is the very first private resort in the Maldives. Opened in 1972, the resort marked the beginning of the Tourism Industry in the Maldives. The resort originally opened with 30 huts to cater barefoot backpackers in search of sand, sea and sun.

Image: Kurumba Maldives

Recently, Kurumba Maldives has also scored numerous accolades at the World Luxury Hotel Awards. This island hideaway draws on its proud history, charismatic personality and heartfelt service.

Dhigali Maldives: 1st December 2020

Island of pure bliss, Dhigali Maldives has an exciting line-up of festivities awaiting this holiday season. Dhigali Maldives’ innovative and intuitive service makes a perfect sublime experience for every guest.

Also read: Let Dhigali Maldives’ Special Package Inspire Your Next Journey

If an ‘Inspiring + Sparkling’ festive getaway is what you want for this holiday, rejoice in elegance & intimacy at Dhigali Maldives!

Image: Dhigali Maldives

Filitheyo Island Resort: 1st December 2020

Filitheyo Island resort is situated in the pristine Faafu Atoll. Abundant in colourful marine life, Filitheyo Island is accessible via a 35-minute seaplane ride from Velana International Airport.

The resort is a paradise for Scuba Divers. Likewise, Filitheyo offers an amazing range of experiences from dining under the stars, boat excursions, a charming spa and much more! Relaxing and enjoying is just limitless at Filitheyo Island Resort.

The Standard Huruvalhi Maldives: 5th December 2020

Iconic Standard Huruvalhi Maldives announced special packages for its reopening. The island retreat offers guests 115 overwater and beach villas to choose from. Likewise, guests can also enjoy authentic Maldivian and International cuisine at the resort.

Also read: Choosing a Villa in the Maldives: Beach, Overwater or Underwater?

Things to do at Huruvalhi will never run out. The resort boasts vibrant programming, workshops for this new year and Christmas and many more celebrations. Let’s not forget, being surrounded by turquoise waters and a white sandy beach, the resort offers a wide range of activities to choose from as well.

Maldives resort reopening on december 2020
Image: Standard Hotels & Resorts

Makunudu Island: 15th December 2020

According to the Maldives’ Ministry of tourism, Makunudu Island is reopening on 15th December 2020. Located in the North Male atoll, the resort offers 36 intimate beach bungalows.

The resorts boast beautiful marine life around the island, alongside a white sandy beach. Makunudu Island is perfect for an exotic getaway in paradise.

Will you be holidaying at any of these resorts? With the holiday season coming, it’s the perfect time to visit the Maldives. Ringing in the new year or celebrating Christmas at an island retreat in the Maldives, is surely an unforgettable experience.

Celebrities have also flocked to the Maldives this holiday season. Most notably, Indian stars have made headlines with their stunning pictures from vacations in the Maldives. In addition to that, Maldives has also been crowned the World’s Leading Destination 2020 award at the World Travel Awards.

If you’re planning a visit to the Maldives, remember you need a PCR test taken 96 hours before your arrival. You can submit this when filling out the traveller health declaration form via the Maldives Immigration IMUGA platform.

The Maldives provides a 30-day tourist visa (for all nationalities) upon their arrival. Travellers will need a confirmed booking at a registered tourist facility before their arrival as this is needed for processing the visa. Furthermore, upon your arrival to the Maldives, you will not need to quarantine.

Feature image by Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa
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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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