Tag: Maldives

Exploring the Maldives: an eco-conscious paradise at Nova Maldives

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The Maldives, an archipelago of 26 atolls scattered in the azure waters of the Indian Ocean, is a dream destination for many travellers. With its pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters, and abundant marine life, it offers an unparalleled escape into nature’s lap. Among its spectacular islands, Nova Maldives stands out as a beacon of eco-conscious luxury, dedicated to preserving the ocean’s delicate ecosystem. Nova Maldives, cocooned on its own island in the South Ari Atoll, provides a private and eco-friendly island experience. This resort invites guests to rediscover their inner selves and foster meaningful connections with nature and others amidst a soft-luxury setting. Surrounded by a vibrant marine ecosystem, Nova is renowned for its spellbinding marine experiences, offering unique opportunities to watch whale sharks and manta rays in their natural habitat from over 30 spotting points. In celebration of World Ocean Day, Nova Maldives has announced a lineup of activities spearheaded by Afaa Abdulla, one of the Maldives’ few female diving instructors and a visionary PADI Professional dedicated to female empowerment, conservation, and environmental awareness. Afaa, a remarkable 22-year-old conservationist, has a deep connection to the ocean, having grown up on a northern Maldivian island. Trained under the esteemed Zoona Naseem, the Maldives’ first female PADI Course Director, Afaa aims to share her profound love for the ocean with travellers who are captivated by the sea’s allure. From June 6th to June 9th, Nova Maldives will host thematic briefings, presentations, and guided activities to educate guests on the region’s ecology. Topics include the biology of whale… Read More

The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort introduces exquisite seasonal specials

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If you’re seeking an unparalleled travel experience steeped in luxury and tradition, look no further than The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort. Part of St. Regis’ “The House of Celebration” initiative, this pristine paradise is about to introduce two time-limited culinary and cocktail specials that will transport you back to the grandeur of the Astor family’s legendary festivities. Much like the changing collections of haute couture fashion, the House of Celebration adopts a unique theme for each season, curating exclusive cultural, dining, and fashion experiences. This summer, in one of the Asia Pacific region’s most exquisite locations, The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli is set to launch the “Celebration of Place”, featuring a bespoke pairing menu at their newly opened Asian specialty restaurant, T.Pan. With a nod to Japanese Kaiseki cuisine, the new T.Pan set dinner menu brims with dishes that celebrate local ingredients. Kicking off the culinary journey is the Osaka Nights “Otoshi” appetiser, a tantalising blend of Roku gin, Aperol, Antica Formula Vermouth, and Ume Liqueur. Dinner starts from USD $350++, and for those who like their meal accompanied by the perfect drink, a beverage pairing option is available for $220++. Drawing from the St. Regis New York’s famed King Cole Bar’s focus on the art of drinking, The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli introduces a taste of New York with a Maldivian twist at The Whale Bar. The star of the show is the limited-time Tropical Tuna Twist cocktail, a refreshing concoction of Clear Tomato Water infused with Maldivian Chili and Curry Leaves, Tuna… Read More