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Raffles Maldives Meradhoo Introduces Whale Shark Encounter

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Raffles Maldives Meradhoo invites marine-life enthusiasts to marvel at the sight of the whale shark in the reefs of the Gaafu Alifu Atoll.

Raffles Maldives Meradhoo invites marine-life enthusiasts to marvel at the sight of the whale shark in the healthy reefs of Gaafu Alifu Atoll. The new experience will take guests out on a traditional Dhoni across the warm Indian Ocean. And they will meet the magnificent spotted sharks which are up to 12 metres in length.

Guests can embark on this bespoke journey and expect to encounter up to three whale sharks; the largest fish in the world. The Raffles marine-life biologist will be on-hand to equant guests with the incredible creatures. Moreover, the biologist will identity passing sea life, including; turtles, dolphins, and manta rays, all rich in the vast expanse of ocean.

Image: Raffles Maldives Meradhoo

Raffles Maldives Meradhoo has been welcoming travellers in search of true tranquillity and complete escapism since its opening in 2019. The luxury resort offers access to some of the most pristine reefs in the Maldives. A Marine Butler is available to every guest and will happily lead snorkelling tours of the resort’s two remarkable and endlessly fascinating house reefs.

Gaafu Alifu atoll is one of the world’s largest and deepest atolls and the astoundingly clear, blissfully warm waters immediately surrounding the Raffles resort teem with a kaleidoscope of colourful fish.

About Raffles Maldives Meradhoo

Raffles Maldives Meradhoo is a hidden gem located in the pristine Gaafu Alifu Atoll. The resort features a main island and an overwater island. The main private island is home to 22 villas, including Raffles Residences, Beach Villas and Deluxe Beach Villas. Additionally, this island is also the home to the overwater Raffles Spa, the main pool, and a soft white sand beach.

Also read: Raffles Maldives Meradhoo Unveils its Royal Residence

Meanwhile, the overwater Island experience, located a few short minutes away by boat, offers a collection of vast overwater villas and residences. There is also a sophisticated Nikkei restaurant Yuzu and sunset-facing Yapa pool bar. So, together these two private islands offer two distinctive experiences, bound together by Raffles’ legendary service.

The Whale Shark Encounter at Raffles Maldives Meradhoo is available to book from January 2021 and is USD 500++ per person (rate is subject to 10% service charge and 12% government taxes). Likewise, the two-hour encounter starts in the evening and includes an extensive array of canapés and beverages.

Feature image by Raffles Maldives Meradhoo

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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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