Following their first anniversary celebrations, The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands is all set to host an unforgettable Eid Al-Adha! Guests are invited to awaken all of their senses in the exquisite luxury of the design masterpiece resort, from the crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean, from the 8th-11th July, in celebration of the day. Guests will be immersed in a curated program of Fari Island experiences to mark the festivities, making it the ideal setting for an Eid escape.
A Feast to Remember
This Indian Ocean gem's seven restaurants and bars offer Japanese, Southern Italian, Cantonese, and Lebanese cuisine. Guests can enjoy an exclusive dining experience with celebrity chef, Ms Tala Bashmi, the winner of the Middle East and North Africa's Best Female Chef 2022, during the Eid Al-Adha celebrations. Chef Tala, who is known for her Fusions by Tala restaurant in Bahrain, will bring the flavors of the Middle East to the resort's Arabesque restaurant with an innovative and vibrant menu.
Maldivian Night, a feast for the senses, will be served at the resort's Beach Shack for an authentic cultural immersion, inspired dishes fusing tropical ingredients, simple spices, and flavors from the north to the south of the island nation. A Maldivian Cooking Class at La Locanda restaurant is also set to kick off, that will share the islanders' favorite recipes in live demonstrations by the resort's Chefs de Cuisine for those eager to learn and create.
Indian Ocean Adventures
At The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands, connecting with nature is essential, and exploring the abundant reef that surrounds the atoll is high on the list. Marine naturalists from Jean-Michel Cousteau's Ambassadors of the Environment Program will present the diversity of wildlife found beneath the sea, including the program's unique drone program that monitors sea-life in the deep blue.
Guests will be able to get their hands dirty in the Coral Regeneration Ceramics Workshop, creating marine life-inspired clay ceramics for the coral nurseries, and explorers will have the opportunity to snorkel with turtles and learn about the ocean's biodiversity for themselves. Those who prefer to stay above water can take a sunset Dolphin Cruise, which will take them along with pods of playful dolphins leaping and dancing to the setting sun.
The Ritz-Carlton Spa, with wellness at its core, sits atop its glistening lagoon, ready to welcome guests to sensory escapism shaped by the ocean's forces, wind, and waves. Bamford, a holistic British brand, offers blissful treatments that channel the ocean's rhythm in wave-like massage. An Island Sunriser will greet guests in the Mystique Garden with a three-kilometer scenic sunrise jog followed by a restoring body balance session, while Sunset Yoga will bring balmy island days to a close beach-side.
The blissful island of Ritz-Carlton curates signature experiences showcasing the unique natural beauty of its setting, from total immersion in seascapes to sunrise and sunset views, to ensure memories are created to cherish for years to come. Guests will be invited to participate in the resort's Defining Moments, a sunset ritual that includes a Maldivian drum performance and an elegant flaming ceremony.
Guests are transported to the Fari Islands' sandbank for a day of remote island escapism in the Legendary Sandbank Experience. On their very own Indian Ocean Island, guests will enjoy a lavish lunch, drinks on tap, water sports, and entertainment from noon to 4pm.
A Family Affair
At Ritz Kids, a futuristic indoor-outdoor space of fun with playgrounds, napping pods, video games, movies, and a pool with slides and jets, no guest is too small for unforgettable moments! Children will learn about the ancient art form of Henna through beautifully designed skin art for Eid Al-Adha. Mini VIPs can participate in a coconut shell arts and crafts workshop and a fun pom pom and accessory making session, both led by the Ladies and Gentlemen of the resort, to get their creative juices flowing and inspired by nature. The youngest guests will enjoy an evening filled with hours of games, activities, movies, and delicious treats for their stomachs at Kids' Night Out.
Villas by Design
The resort's luxury villas, which are set above vibrant waters or nestled along white-sand beaches, combine island living with architectural mastery. Guests can choose from 100 villas designed by Kerry Hill and Kerry Hill Studios, which blur the lines between indoors and out while providing complete privacy
From spherical-lux over-water and beachfront villas that sleep up to four adults and two children to The RitzCarlton Estate, which sleeps up to nine adults or six adults and three children and comes complete with a private chef and its own spa studio, there's something for everyone. Guests are pampered in every way, with mesmerizing ocean views, private infinity pools, Aris Meeha island service for personalized experiences, and luxurious Bamford amenities in every villa.
Sounds exciting and fun, yes? Pack your bags and make your way to this tropical getaway for an EID you will remember forever. Have a look at the resort’s EID BROCHURE and go ahead and VISIT HERE for reservations and bookings.