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Vakkaru Maldives Welcomes New Resident Tennis Coach Luka Sučević

Luka Sučević in Vakkaru Maldives
Vakkaru Maldives in partnership with Tipsarevic Luxury Tennis welcomed the resort’s new resident tennis coach, Luka Sučević.

Vakkaru Maldives in partnership with Tipsarevic Luxury Tennis welcomed the resort’s new resident tennis coach, Luka Sučević. Luka is a Serbian tennis pro who has competed internationally at the ATP Tour level.

According to Vakkaru Maldives, Luka Sučević will lead coaching sessions for players of all abilities. Whether guests are playing for fun or take their game very seriously, he’s prepared to take your game to the next level.

With Vakkaru Maldives’ partnership with Tipsarevic Luxury Tennis, some of the world’s top players lead tennis clinics and tutorials exclusively for guests of the luxury resort.

Nestled in Baa Atoll, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve famous for its spectacular sea life, Vakkaru Maldives is a timeless sanctuary recently dubbed as the Indian Ocean’s Leading Resort by World Travel Awards.

The luxury resort features a hospitality concept’ Vakkare’. A commitment to providing the utmost care in all its forms; this enhanced service standard ensures all members of the Vakkaru team make sincere and creative effort to surpass the expectations of guests.

Also read: Vakkaru Maldives Welcomes Award-winning Aesthetic Practitioner Daisy Whitear

Reachable by a 30-minute seaplane journey, the island retreat is shaded by coconut palms and blessed with calming ocean views & powder-soft white-sand beaches. Vakkaru Maldives boasts 113 beautifully appointed Over Water and Beach Villas which are elegantly designed to respect their surroundings. Meanwhile, exceptional dining experiences and amenities also await travellers.

Guests can choose from the luxury resort’s extensive dining options for lunch and dinner. They can enjoy some laidback time Italian restaurant Isoletta, savour South-East Asian specialities at Onu, enjoy the beach grill at Vakku or find Japanese delicacies at Lagoon Bar.

Vakkaru Maldives‘ award-winning overwater Merana Spa is one of the Indian Ocean’s most blissful wellness destinations. Other facilities available at the resort include the exceptional kids’ club Parrotfish Club, a 24/7 overwater gym and much more.

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An Invite to the Front Row: SO/ Maldives Grand Opening Party!

SO/Maldives proudly announces the grand opening party of its exquisite runway.

SO/ Maldives is set to host its grand opening on March 23, 2024. This much-anticipated event of the season is titled ‘An Invite to the Front Row’. The event promises a soirée of collaborative elegance for an unforgettable glamorous experience for its guests.

The Grand Opening Party – An Invite to the Front Row

The grand opening party is set to be a feast for your senses. The resort is bringing culinary delights, fashion-forward statements, avant-garde designs and artistic flair. With this, SO/ Maldives invites guests to take a seat in the front row and witness the convergence of global talent and Maldivian charm.

An invite to the Front Row encapsulates the essence of SO/Maldives- a convergence of global excellence set against the unparalleled beauty of our island. We extend an exclusive invitation to our guests to us on this extraordinary journey with incredible collaborations providing them a truly glamorous stay while embracing our DNA, says Jesper Soerensen – General Manager of SO/Maldives.

Experience one of the First-International Fashion Shows in the Maldives with Milin!

SO/ Maldives will unveil its inaugural fashion show, considered to be one of the first international fashion shows in the Maldives. As the island turns into an oceanfront runway, guests can witness the harmonious blend of haute couture and paradisical setting. The fashion show will showcase the swimwear collection debuted by the esteemed Thai fashion house, Milin.

Partnership with Riffath

SO/ Maldives is partnering with local talent Riffath. Riffath is a distinguished Maldivian High Fashion Brand, launching its exclusive SO/Maldives’ Flying Dress Edits. The resort is also teaming up with Timeless Maldives Photo Studio. The resort’s guests are empowered to unleash their inner models for a bespoke once-in-a-lifetime photo and drone shoot, adorned in a gown with an extended hem that gratefully dances in the wind.

Beach Takeover with Veuve Clicquot Champagne House

Veuve Cliquot Champagne House is taking over the beach at SO/ Maldives to bring an exquisite evening. The beach glam-up is done with the Lazuli Beach Club Bar for a memorable night that redefined elegance and indulgence!

Culinary Delights with Chef Dharshan Munidasa

Chef Dharshan Munidasa, a dual Sri Lankan – Japanese heritage chef hailed for his accolades commands the spotlight at SO/ Maldives. Chef Dharshan’s menu is set to redefine conventional boundaries. Guests are invited to enjoy the exquisite flavours at the Ministry of Crab, Nihonashi Blue, and Carne Diem Grill.

To add to this, Jenna Hemsworth, Australia’s most influential and award-winning female bartender also showcases her creativity. Jenna will be taking over the bar to craft expertly curated cocktails.

Musical Bliss with world-class DJs

Guests are welcome to enjoy a series of live performances from world-class musicians and DJs. Groove to the innovative beats of one of the leading Maldivin bands, YJ Hameed Music. The vibes are set to create a rhythm that resonates with the spirit of the island’s spirit. Lydia Sarunrat Deane, a Thai sensation will also be filling the air with enchanting melodies. End the night as DJ Karrouhat from Dubai takes everyone on an electrifying-after party journey.

The Grand Opening Party will be hosted by Matthew Deane, a well-known Thai-Australian singer, model, actor and television presenter.

Exclusive Wellness & Fitness Retreats

Embark on a transformative fitness journey with the introduction of a week-long detox and fun session by Jumping Fitness, an innovative fitness regimen that originated in the Czech Republic. In collaboration with London-based wellness partner salon C. Steller, renowned for its modern approach to wellness, the resort is set to launch new spa experiences that promise ultimate rejuvenation.

Earth Hour

SO/ Maldives invites guests to experience an eco-conscious revelry. Guests are welcome to enjoy the beauty of nature intertwines with the joy of celebration. Witness as the island runway dims, unveiling a beach bonfire beneath the starlit sky. Immense in the rhythmic beats of Maldivian Boduberu and the serene glow.

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