Male’, Maldives, 27th November 2022 – Conrad Maldives Rangali Island’s festive theme, “Enchanted Forest – a tropical festive celebration” draws inspiration from the beauty of its two natural islands, from its lush foliage and picturesque palm trees, magical marine life, to the powder soft white sand beach and turquoise water of the Indian Ocean. This year’s enchanting forest theme reinforces the resort’s commitment to sustainability with a festive calendar commencing from 21st December 2022 to 9th January 2023 and celebrates the charm of the Maldives from sky, land and sea.
A spectrum of unique culinary experiences, curated events, exciting activities, and dazzling entertainment along with a themed New Year’s Eve Circus Party will surely enchant guests as they welcome 2023 in style.
Enchanting Festive Dining Experiences
The festive spirit of togetherness is celebrated in myriad ways, beginning with the Tree Lighting ceremony at the scenic UFAA Beach. The tree will be lit over cocktails and Christmas carols as the Maldivian sun sets into the horizon.
On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, the culinary team brings a plethora of dining options: a one of a kind lunch and dinner dining experience with a special set menu at Ithaa Undersea Restaurant that takes place five meters below the surface of the Indian Ocean, a special Italian festive dinner paired with unique vintages at Vilu Restaurant, and a woodland wonderland themed dinner buffet at Atoll Market while dining under fragrant frangipani trees.
Hop On a Culinary Journey
The gastronomical adventure begins right before Christmas and continues into the New Year across the resort’s 12 restaurants and bars offering guests a selection of culinary excellence. The popular Fisherman’s BBQ by the beach offers a bountiful feast with fresh seafood and meats cooked to perfection on the grill, accompanied by crisp salads, freshly baked bread and decadent desserts served in a beach setting under the starlit Maldivian sky.
Guests can celebrate in style at the festive Lobster & Champagne Beach BBQ with a seafood BBQ feast including fresh grilled lobster perfectly paired with free-flow in-house champagne, or join in for a true celebration of Maldivian food and culture at the Grand Maldivian Night. Guests may also indulge in local short eats, salads, breads, curries and grilled seafood accompanied by authentic dips and sauces. The experience highlights a displays of local arts and crafts, traditional palm leaf weaving and a live Bodu Beru performance.
A Night at the Circus
NYE Party Set in the powder white sand beach with the background of the endless shades of blue in the horizon, this party will surely be an evening to remember featuring a live band and DJ entertainment. Guests are encouraged to come in their best circus costume, join in the line- up of fun games and activities for the entire family and celebrate the countdown to the New Year.
A Wellness Inspired Vacation
The resort combines awe inspiring surroundings and intuitive service that connects guests with the charm of the Maldives, perfect for relaxation and rejuvenation of the mind, body and soul. From special sessions of sunrise and sunset yoga, Aqua Stretch or Beach Boxing session, to a friendly game of tennis or volleyball with the resort’s team members, each activities are led by trained instructors and practitioners. Complementing the yoga and exercise options, the resort’s Over Water Spa and Spa Retreat located on each island has a collection of curated spa treatments including facials and massages offering a deeper level of relaxation.
Adventure awaits the Young Guests
Santa’s most awaited arrival on Christmas Day will surely bring cheer as he presents gifts for the little ones, while the team entertains the entire family with fun games and activities. The Majaa Explorers Hub is set to transform into Peter Pan’s Neverland where kids can dress up in their favorite costume.
A calendar of fun and educational activities awaits young guests at Majaa Explorers Hub and Furaavaru Teens Club including marine life classes with the resort’s marine biologists, arts and crafts, treasure hunt, Neverland Pirate cruise, baking class and a variety of beach games under the sun.