The new resort spreads festive cheer and rings in the New Year with exotic celebrations, live entertainment and tropical delicacies
The festive season is all around at SAii Lagoon Maldives, as the resort celebrates its first SAiisational winter with a series of fun-filled activities for guests of all ages. Decorations of blue and silver will echo throughout the resort, bringing festive cheer to the island paradise.
The festivities begin on 22 December, as young ones join the resort’s chefs to craft and decorate their very own gingerbread house at Miss Olive Oyl. The build-up to Christmas continues on 23 December, when parents, children and couples are invited to enjoy the resort’s SAiisational Tree Lighting, during which fruit punch, cookies and glühwein will be served to the sound of joyous SAiicarollers.
On Christmas Eve, little ones can make their way to Santa’s Wishing Counter at Koimala & Maalimi’s Junior Kids Club and Camp, where Santa’s helpers will be ready to make wishes come true on Christmas Day. Christmas Eve Dinner will be served at Miss Olive Oyl, where wholesome delicacies and fresh ingredients will come together to create a mouth-watering feast fusing the flavours of East and West.
On Christmas Day, wondrous surprises lie in store as Santa’s sleigh touches down on the shimmering sands of SAii Lagoon Maldives. Guests will be invited to gather around Koimala & Maalimi’s Junior Kids Club and Camp as an exciting morning filled with engaging activities and amusement awaits. At lunchtime, Miss Olive Oyl Pool will host Art Of The Party; a colourful event featuring flamboyant costumes, vibrant artworks and Mediterranean delights alongside live musical entertainment.
SAii reignites the festivities on 27 December with a Seafood Market at Miss Olive Oyl, showcasing the freshest local catches of the day. This bountiful banquet of the Indian Ocean will feature everything from yellowfin tuna to mud crab and oysters, paired with delectable Bloody Mary shooters.
On New Year’s Eve, guests can enjoy an exotic celebration at One Thousand And One Nights, an enchanted evening filled with aromatic flavours, fairy tale lighting and live entertainment. The celebrations continue after dinner in Café del Mar Maldives with a Countdown Party till late.
The season’s festivities are rounded off with One Night in Moscow on 6 January, where family and friends can enjoy a Christmas buffet fusing Eastern European and Mediterranean delights, nodding to festive Russian traditions.
Just 15 minutes by speedboat from Male, SAii Lagoon Maldives, Curio Collection by Hilton opened on 1 September 2019 as part of CROSSROADS Maldives, the first integrated resort destination in the Maldives. The resort offers a collection of overwater and beachfront villas decorated with artisanal furniture, scattered across a picturesque island paradise.