With more than six flights arriving daily to the Maldives from the Arabian Gulf, the St. Regis Maldives is the ideal Christmas holiday for Middle Eastern families.
The private island resort will celebrate its first festive season by inviting guests to enjoy an abundance of Christmas activities whilst enjoying the pristine white-sand beaches of Vommuli Island.
Kicking off the celebrations on December 23rd, the ultra-luxury resort will hold a Christmas tree lighting ceremony at Vommuli House from 5pm-6pm.
On Christmas Eve, guests can enjoy The St. Regis’ signature beverages, live DJ and saxophonist whilst watching the sunset at the iconic Whale Bar.
Just a quick stroll across the beach to Alba restaurant, guests can tuck in to a Christmas Eve feast with live cooking stations and the finest selection of grape. They will also be joined by Unoosha, the island nation’s much-loved leading vocalist who will provide a live performance on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
The excitement of Christmas Day will be heightened for all children with the arrival of Santa Claus at Vommuli Island from 10am until noon.
Guests can then indulge in a Christmas Day lunch at the resort’s beach front restaurant, Alba, where they can enjoy a delicious three-course Mediterranean menu with an Asian twist.
To continue the festive spirit, a gourmet, five-course dinner will be prepared by Executive Chef Ayyoub Salameh at the resort’s underground cellar, Decanter. The chef and sommelier will host the dinner from 7pm to 11pm on the 25thDecember, and introduce each course and the grape chosen to accompany it.
To limit the holiday damage, guests can take part in an invigorating aqua cardio workout at the Iridium Spa’s, Blue Hole pool on Boxing Day. There is also an opportunity to experience a moonlight meditation session with the in-house yoga instructor.
On December 31st, the resort will host a beachfront New Year’s Eve dinner from 8:30pm until 11:30pm at their signature restaurant, Alba. Guests can then enjoy an unforgettable firework show at midnight whilst dancing away to live music by a Maldivian singer and DJ.