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Even though the New Year celebration is over, it does not mean that the festive season has come to an end!
With January 7th approaching, the majority of the resorts in the Maldives promise togetherness, joy, and
opportunity to create cherished memories with family and friends during the Orthodox Christmas. In today’s
article, we decided to share with you what exciting programs some of the most well-known Maldivian resorts
have prepared for the guests of all ages.
• Vakkaru Maldives
• JA Manafaru
• Dusit Thani Maldives
At Vakkaru Maldives, guests have an opportunity to experience an enchanting Orthodox Christmas Eve on
the evening of January 6th, 2024 together with a sumptuous buffet spread at Isoletta Beach, set against the
backdrop of a magical beachfront, while enjoying live entertainment by residence performers throughout the
whole night. However, these are not the only activities available on that special day. Each and everyone can find
the holiday-themed offering granularly tailored for them. These include Christmas Key Chain Making, D.I.Y.
Natural Christmas Tree, Sunset Cruise on a Yacht, as well as combining festivities with wellness, and attend
evening yoga sessions, wellness workshops, family-style beach Olympics, paddle tennis tournament, and much
Nevertheless, Vakkaru Maldives is not forgetting its little guests. On January 6th, Parrotfish Club prepared a
busy timetable for kids, and divided the day into two parts: fun board games (e.g. What’s in Santa’s Hat)
and musical games (e.g. Gingerbread Cookie Making, Snowflake & Angel Craft, Don’t Ring the Bell Obstacle
This year, JA Manafaru decided to keep the days Christmas-themed both before and after the Orthodox
Christmas celebration. For January 5th, 2024, the resort is featuring one of the most heartwarming activities
perfect for improving the bond within families and circle of friends – Pryaniki Cooking Class. Embark on a
journey of culinary tradition and culture, as JA Manafaru’s expert chefs guide you through the secrets of crafting
these delightful spiced honey cakes.
On the day of Orthodox Christmas itself, being celebrated on January 6th, immerse yourself in a culinary journey
like no other as you savor a delectable spread of regional delicacies, thoughtfully curated to celebrate the joyous
occasion in enchanting Gala Dinner feast. In addition, the rich I varieties cuisine can be tasted while enjoying live
performances from talented visiting artists gracing the evening with their captivating acts.
Last but not least, on January 7th, step into a world of enchantment as JA Manafaru’s visiting performers
astound and captivate you with mesmerizing workshop on juggling skills.
Dusit Thani Maldives
Dusit Thani Maldives wrap ups the holiday season by partying hard and celebrating the Orthodox Christmas. The
festivities in a form of BBQ and DJ Night start at 19:00 at the Sand Bank. All guests are free to join a spectacular
evening upon reservation. Here, you can indulge in a thoughtfully curated borderless dining menu, groove to DJ
Oly’s beats, and make unforgettable memories on the Island of Celebration.
Nevertheless, for January 7th, 2024, Dusit Thani Maldives has prepared an Orthodox Christmas Cocktail Party
and White Party already at the Sand Bar. The Cocktail Party starting at 18:00, and lasting for one hour is a warm
up for the White Party starting at 21:00 and onwards to celebrate the first week of New Year 2024 with friends
These, and much more awaits for you on a special day of Orthodox Christmas celebration!
Make sure to keep these in mind, while planning your travel during the holiday season next year.