The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands Unwraps a Festive Extravaganza

The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands Unwraps a Festive Extravaganza

Sunday 5th of November 2023

As the holiday season approaches, The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands is preparing to welcome guests to a joyful and enchanting celebration. This year's festivities are inspired by the sun, paying tribute to its beauty and the blessings it bestows through its cycles.

The journey into this season of wonder begins on December 22nd with a luminous evening at the Eau Bar, transforming it into a dreamscape. The lighting of the Christmas tree will set the stage for a radiant lineup of events that will continue until January 9th, 2024.

For the culinary enthusiasts, a delectable journey awaits. Gourmet treats will unfold across the resort's stunning dining venues, orchestrated by the exceptional culinary team. From a Christmas Eve cocktail reception to a Chef’s Table and sake pairing menu, every meal promises epicurean splendor.

The festivities continue with lobster feasts, Champagne dinners, and pop-up dining events, offering a culinary adventure for every palate. Exclusive masterclasses, including Panettone and ‘Bean to Bar’ chocolate labs, gingerbread workshops, and mixology experiences, promise to elevate the guest experience.

For those seeking adventure, a range of activities ensures there's something for everyone. From marine exploration guided by the resort's marine naturalists to luxury sunset cruises, the options are as vast as the horizon. On land, guests can capture memories with a sunset painting and champagne soiree or get the blood pumping with sunrise cardio tennis.

For wellness enthusiasts, the resort's spa offers an oasis of tranquility. Guests can indulge in holistic treatments and participate in workshops, from gua sha self-massage to aerial yoga.

The youngest guests are in for a treat with Santa Claus making a special appearance. Santa's Workshop at Ritz Kids will keep children entertained with festive workshops and a futuristic indoor-outdoor space filled with activities.

Throughout the season, captivating performances will grace the Eau Bar's spherical pool. From floating string quartets to performance-art spectacles, each night promises enchantment. The New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner will be a grand culmination of culinary excellence and entertainment, ringing in 2024 with aerial dancers and a spectacular fireworks display.

At Fari Marina Village, the Fari Marina Carnival will bring together the best of the Fari Islands' unique offerings. Guests can enjoy gourmet delights, local crafts, and live music against the backdrop of James Turrell’s Skyspace Amarta installation.

The festivities at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands will continue until January 9th, ushering in the lunar new year. An Orthodox Christmas celebration on January 6th will include a cocktail event, gala dinner, and themed workshops for the kids at Ritz Kids.

For those seeking a sun-kissed holiday season filled with magic and wonder, The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands invites you to join in the celebration.

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