Running from the 28th June – 3rd July, The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands will host an unforgettable Eid al-Adha to follow its milestone second anniversary. In the exquisite luxury of the design masterpiece resort, the perfect setting for an Eid escape, guests will be immersed in a curated programme of Fari Island experiences to mark the festivities.
At the heart of the holidays, a series of culinary events and performances will bring the magic to Eid al-Adha. The celebrations begin with the resort’s signature Maldivian Night, serving inspired dishes fusing tropical ingredients, simple spices and flavours from the north to the south of the Maldives. On the 30th June, the pristine white sands of the ocean-side Beach Shack will play host to The Souk, presenting a dazzling sundown experience to the hypnotic rhythm of belly dancers and a live fire show. An evening of indulgence follows on the 2nd July with a Bedouin Barbeque fusing moreish flavours and a live Oud performance in the serenity of the Mystique Garden.
Guests are invited to extend their Eid celebrations and experience the electronic musical wonder of Cairo and Montreal-based performer Ash, on the 4th and 5th of July. Ash will perform a Sunset ‘Nomad Session’ at Mystique Garden on July 4th, and on July 5th, a 75-minute sunset show including unreleased tracks, whilst ‘floating’ on an over-water stage perched above the resort’s perfectly circular infinity pool at EAU Bar.
Throughout the holidays, guests of all ages can experience a taste of traditional Maldivian culture. Adults will learn the intricate art of Kasabu, in an embroidery workshop using woven silk, metallics and cotton, made for special occasions such as Eid. Romantic painting workshops can be enjoyed beach-side at sunset, and for little ones, an engaging programme of festive activities at Ritz Kids. Junior VIPS can craft Eid decorations working with ceramics and tie-dye, get busy on a scavenger hunt and make traditional Eid cookies with the resort’s culinary team.
Families and larger groups can choose to stay at a choice of the resort’s jaw-dropping Two Bedroom Ocean Pool Villas and Two Bedroom Beach Pool Villas, offering vast living spaces, iconic design and coveted amenities. For guests looking for the ultimate in luxury, The Ritz-Carlton Estate offers a private beach experience, accommodating six adults, with a private outdoor pool, a secluded beach, a spa room for in-villa treatments and a full kitchen with indoor and outdoor dining and living space. With an Aris Meeha butler assigned to each villa, turning holiday dreams into reality comes with ease and elegance at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands.