Fairmont Maldives, Sirru Fen Fushi, a private island hideaway in the pristine Shaviyani Atoll, invites guests to join the Chinese New Year festivities, happening on 9 and 10 February 2024, with delectable feasts, colourful decorations, long-observed traditions, and distinctive destination experiences that are designed to provide an extraordinary start to the Year of the Wood Dragon.
Explore vibrant flavours that capture the authentic spirit of celebrations with the resort’s diverse culinary offerings. From the bountiful Chinese New Year gala dinner with gourmet Chinese delicacies and international favourites at the beachfront Raha Market to celebratory cocktails at Onu Onu and a delectable hot pot reunion dinner that symbolises family unity at the by-the-sea Azure Restaurant, guests will have excellent dining options. Furthermore, lion dance performances featuring Chinese drumming will grace the prime beachfront and captivate guests of all ages.
Sharing good fortune and blessings, the Recreations team is organising an island ‘Prosperity Hunt’ for the young and young at heart, where they can search for lucky red envelopes containing vouchers and surprises. Additionally, their fun-filled activity calendar presents indoor and outdoor activities, ranging from exhilarating watersports to snorkelling trips in the 9 km-long house reef and ocean excursions. The little ones can unleash their creativity with the long-observed tradition of Chinese lantern-making at the Kids’ Club.
For a renewed positive energy to start off the year, the award-winning Fairmont Spa continues to offer bespoke treatments and therapies that incorporate locally sourced products and island ingredients, emphasising its ‘Inspired by Nature’ ethos. Indulge in full-body, deep-tissue massage with the 60-minute ‘Mandarin Muscle Melt’, designed to ease muscle tension and aid recovery, or find your ultimate bliss with a scent-sory head-to-toe ritual with the 120-minute ‘Ultimate Zen’ journey.
Located in Shaviyani Atoll, Fairmont Maldives, Sirru Fen Fushi provides the grandest island escape and is only 55 minutes away from the capital city of Malé via scenic seaplane journey. The picturesque island offers a collection of exquisite all-pool Beach, Jungle, and Water villas, four restaurants and bars, Fairmont Spa, and the archipelago’s iconic, longest infinity pool. It is situated in one of the largest resort lagoons in the country and bordered by a 9-km-long house reef brimming with marine life. The private island hideaway is also a leader in cutting-edge sustainability initiatives, housing the Coralarium, the Maldives’ first underwater art installation doubling as a coral regeneration project, and the Sustainability Lab, where state-of-the-art machinery turns plastic waste into exquisite bespoke souvenirs.
For more information and reservations, please visit https://www.fairmont-maldives.com/chinese-new-year/ .