With the festive season approaching, it is time to plan a holiday to disconnect from the busy year and prepare for 2022 with renewed energy. The tropical paradise of the Maldives is a truly special destination to enjoy festivities. The everlasting sunshine and sparkling oceans providing the perfect backdrop to the most memorable of occasions. Accor’s five resorts in the Maldives have launched a calendar of exciting festive programmes to ensure that every traveller can feel the festive spirit with loved ones.

Highlighted below is a selection of events across the Maldives: a Latino inspired event series at Raffles Maldives Meradhoo; a tropical chic theme at Fairmont Maldives – Sirru Fen Fushi; a grooving vibe at Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives; vibrant activities offering at Pullman Maldives Meradhoo; and a nomadic gourmet experience at Mercure Maldives Kooddoo.

A Latino inspired festive season at Raffles Maldives Meradhoo Resort

Raffles Maldives Meradhoo Resort will bring Latino passion to its festive events. From the Nikkei cuisine, signature Maldivian-style BBQ, to the South American wine pairing dinner, gourmands will enjoy the global culinary adventures at this luxury resort, to the tunes of the world-class Cuban band, Sweet Habana. The Christmas tree lighting ceremony, the firework shows, and the parties amidst the remote and pristine atoll surrounded by turquoise waters and some of the richest marine life will surely make this festive holiday a memorable one.

A tropical chic festive season at Fairmont Maldives – Sirru Fen Fushi

Set in one of the Maldives’ largest crystal-clear resort lagoons, Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi is the ultimate destination for a picture-perfect festive holiday. Guests are invited to reconnect with their loved ones through fun activities such as the Perfume Master Class and the creation of bespoke souvenirs at the new Sustainability Lab. Rediscover your zest for life with thrilling water activities. Rebalance the body and mind with the visiting wellness experts, and enjoy lavish festive menus created by Michelin-starred guest chefs. To welcome 2022 in style, the resort will host a tropical-chic 70’s party. The event will feature music from the talented ABBA Tribute Band and a whole host of other sensational acts. A spectacular firework show will light up the beautiful Maldivian sky as the clock turns to midnight.

Feel the groove of the glamorous 70s at Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives

Glamorous 70s’ is the theme for Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives’s festive season. The festive cheers start with the Christmas tree lighting ceremony and Christmas Market featuring a bountiful island feast at ONU Marché. Activities include a candy cane hunt, cocktail parties, and sumptuous themed dinners. On New Year’s Eve, the resort will ring in 2022 with world-class entertainers. The Electric Girls, DJ Paul Rees and StaySee Band will be delivering tunes into the early hours of the New Year. The Countdown Party finishes with a spectacular fireworks show. Guests are then invited to a poolside party at Latitude 5.5 until morning.

An active festive season at Pullman Maldives Maamutaa

As the most generous all-inclusive resorts in the Maldives, Pullman Maldives Maamutaa offers travellers a chance to celebrate this festive season without ever having to touch their wallets. Guests can celebrate festive season in style, enjoying special interactive activities. From pool parties to exclusive fitness activities that push the boundaries. The unique live entertainment includes a breathtaking choreographed fire show, laser show, and a mind-blowing magic show from Arian Chong. The New Year Eve Party can be celebrated in the Gatsby theme.

A nomadic festive season at Mercure Maldives Kooddoo

Mercure Maldives Kooddoo has recently introduced its first-ever all-inclusive concept. This means guests can enjoy an array of dining and beverage offerings, selected excursions, and activities at no additional charge. Relax in the locally inspired villas and enjoy fun activities from treasure hunts, pool parties, Maldivian night, and Christmas feasts. On New Year’s Eve, those who miss travels will love the Nomad themed dinner. The talented chefs promise to take guests on a culinary tour of the world.

With ample space on the islands to guarantee seclusion and stringent health and safety measures in place, travellers can immerse themselves in a worry-free festive celebration in the Maldives.

Feature image by Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives