Unlock the Mysteries of the Night Sky with Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villa’s SKY Gurus

Unlock the Mysteries of the Night Sky with Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villa’s SKY Gurus

Sunday 31st of March 2024

Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas invites you to delve into the mesmerizing world of the cosmos with its unique stargazing experience, led by the resort's esteemed SKY Gurus. Nestled in the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of Baa Atoll, Anantara Kihavah offers the perfect setting for an unforgettable celestial adventure.

Unveiling the Night Sky:

At SKY, the resort's overwater observatory and luxury cocktail bar, guests are treated to unparalleled views of the celestial realm. Away from the distractions of light pollution, visitors can sip Champagne or cocktails while gazing through state-of-the-art telescopes alongside Anantara Kihavah's Resident SKY Gurus, Zunnoon Ahmed (Zunnu) and Ali Arushal (Shalli). These local experts share captivating tales of the night sky, revealing the stories behind the stars that adorn the Maldivian heavens.

Meet the SKY Gurus:

Zunnu, a native of Kudarikilu in Baa Atoll, developed a passion for stargazing from a young age. Despite pursuing a career in IT, his fascination with the cosmos led him to become a SKY Guru, enriching guests' experiences with his astrophotography expertise. Shalli, born and raised on the island of Kendhoo, joined Anantara Kihavah's transport department before transitioning into his role as a SKY Guru. Together, Zunnu and Shalli lead guests on an enthralling journey through the stars, sharing their knowledge and passion for astronomy.

Journey into the Cosmos:

During stargazing sessions, guests are treated to a captivating exploration of celestial phenomena, from lunar eclipses to meteor showers. With the aid of powerful telescopes, visitors can marvel at distant constellations, planets, and galaxies, gaining insights into the wonders of the universe. The SKY Observatory boasts a research-grade Meade 16” LX200 telescope, offering unparalleled views of celestial objects millions of light-years away.

Plan Your Celestial Adventure:

Embark on a cosmic voyage at Anantara Kihavah's SKY Observatory. For booking inquiries, contact +960 664 4111, visit www.anantara.com/kihavah-maldives, or email reservations.maldives@anantara.com. Prepare to be spellbound by the enchanting spectacle of the Maldivian night sky, guided by the expertise of Anantara Kihavah's SKY Gurus.