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One&Only Reethi Rah is Hosting an Unforgettable Festive Season

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One&Only Reethi Rah is set to be the brightest destination in the Indian Ocean this December 2020 with memorable festivities.

One&Only Reethi Rah is set to be the brightest destination in the Indian Ocean this December 2020. The secluded paradise is the place not-to-miss for the holidays as the island comes alive with the Festive spirit and an array of special events and activities for all ages.

From the middle of December through the New Year, One&Only Reethi Rah will host an abundance of celebrations. This will delight every guest, as the Festive calendar is filled with culinary extravaganzas, glamorous galas, and flowing drinks. Likewise, the joyful family activities will be an opportunity for loved ones to come together and for younger guests to explore and play, while the annual line up of seasonal sports activities is sure to keep everyone active and energized.

Beginning the Christmas cheer is the timeless Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony that marks the official start of the Festive celebrations. Then, the resort invites guests to follow a memorable tradition with an evening of cocktails and canapes around the beautiful tree. The following days will be brimming with activities such as; wine tastings, cocktail masterclasses, gingerbread house decorating competitions, treasure hunts, and the much-anticipated arrival of Santa Claus – a highlight for every guest.

Also read: One&Only Reethi Rah Ranked 10th place in Top 30 Resorts in the Indian Ocean

The Ultimate Christmas Eve celebration takes place at Reethi Restaurant. Then followed by, at the resort’s Christmas Champagne Brunch, an elegant affair overlooking the ocean at Rah Bar. Children will revel in the varied activities, with a focus on exploration and creativity. Likewise, they are sure to end each day filled with joy. The fun line-up includes the ever-important letters to Santa. Which of course, the resort team will ensure are delivered in time for his departure.

One&Only Reethi Rah offers an abundance of space and privacy. For those seeking relaxation can rejuvenate body and mind with a daily schedule of wellness activities hosted by One&Only Spa. These activities range from outdoor boot camps to mindfulness sessions. Or revitalize with targeted, restorative spa treatments from the resort’s team of expert therapists.

Guests will usher in the New Year with all the fun and glamour that One&Only Reethi Rah is famed for. On 31st December 2020, an unforgettable gala dinner will ring in the New Year at the ocean’s edge with an 11-piece band, impressive displays in the sky and a feast of foods paired with flowing wines and Champagnes. New Year’s Day Brunch is the perfect toast to new beginnings. And also the following days feature more experiences for all, including; sandbank yoga, sunset sessions, cocktail masterclasses, and jazz lunches at Fanditha.

Each and every day during this season will bring with it a time of celebration and exploration. Guests can find themselves delighted by the unforgettable experiences that will leave them with everlasting memories of their time at One&Only Reethi Rah.

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Explore a Multitude of Football Camps at Siyam World This Year!

As part of its ongoing line-up of five-star experiences, Siyam World Maldives kicked off a series of unforgettable spring football camps. The resort will be featuring star players Wayne Bridge, Adrian San Miguel Castillo, Francesco Totti, and Michael Owen.

Siyam World Maldives encouraged guests to let their football skills blossom over a series of football camps. These camps will utilise the resort’s state-of-the-art sports complex and FIFA-sized soccer pitch at The World Sports Arena. Participants enjoyed world-class coaching and immersive experiences designed to enhance their football techniques and passion for the sport.

Spanish Goal-keeper Adrian San Miguel Castillo

The action-packed schedule began with Spanish goalkeeper Adrian San Miguel Castillo. He graced the sandy shores from the 19th to the 23rd of March. Adrian is a key player for Liverpool FC and the Andalusia National team. During his time at the resort, he helped younger guests understand how to deal with pressure and develop key life skills. This also included developing a performance mindset.

Football Camp Experiences with Wayne Bridge

Next on the roster was Wayne Bridge who came to Siyam World from from 22nd to 31st March. He is a renowned English left-back, who returned to Siyam World for a second time already. With his infectious energy and wealth of experience from clubs like Chelsea and Manchester City, Wayne inspired guests to “tackle” challenges head-on and score big on and off the field.

Francesco Totti Lights up Siyam World Football Camp

Following Wayne’s lead was the legendary Francesco Totti, lighting up Siyam World for a second time as well. He visited from 28th March to 4th April. Totti is known for his flair and loyalty to AS Roma. He brought a touch of Italian passion to the Maldives, teaching participants the art of precision and creativity in football. 

Once described by Maradona as “the best player he has ever seen”, the gifted World Cup winner and legendarily loyal one-club player (AS Roma) will be on hand to help holidaymakers hone their football skills and play to their full potential.

Michael Owen Graces the Shores of Siyam World

Closing out the star-studded lineup was Michael Owen. He is the youngest-ever Ballon d’Or winner, who graced Siyam World from the 1st to the 5th of April. Michael Owen is joining as part of the recently announced partnership with Football Escapes. Michael’s lightning-fast moves and goal-scoring prowess electrified the pitch, inspiring a new generation of football stars. Throughout the action-packed week, participants savoured daily football sessions led by Owen, a team of UEFA-licensed coaches, and internet sensation Eman – popularly known as SV2 from his viral YouTube skills videos.

Dressed in their personalized Rascal training kits, young players aged from five to 15 seized the perfect opportunity to refine all aspects of their game, from tactics to technical skills. To add to the holiday experience, families enjoyed a memorable parents’ match, providing moms and dads with a chance to showcase their skills on the pitch.

Collaboration with Football Escapes – Rip Ferdinand

Later this year, and in collaboration with Football Escapes, Rio Ferdinand will also be hosting a football camp from 28 October to 1 November. He is one of the most decorated English footballers of all time. Ferdinand is famous for being one of the world’s best defenders. He will be bringing the skills he learned whilst playing for West Ham, Manchester United and Leeds United plus the England national team. 

At Siyam World, we are undoubtedly a paradise for sports enthusiasts, offering exceptional facilities for both water and land sports. My passion for football, which began in childhood collection jerseys of football legends, is embodied in our FIFTA- regulation football field. We host many football aficionados, including owners of prized jerseys and past champions who still share a deep love for the game. Siyam World is where sportsmanship thrives, providing an unparalleled destination for active trave;ers, says Ausy Waseem – Resort Manager at Siyam World.

The incredible resort has had the pleasure of hosting several other esteemed football legends. Italian champion Nicola Ventola graced the resort in January. Additionally, Bobo Vieri and Marco Materazzi also showcased their skills on the pitch. Joining them were players like Juan Sebastián Verón, Esteban Cambiasso, Roberto Pires, Eric Abidal, Carlos Puyol, and Jay Jay Okocha.

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