Maldives have achieved 2nd place in the DIVER magazine destination of the year Award. The 17th Annual award ceremony was held during the London International Dive Show on Saturday, 14 February.
The Awards recognize the diving industry’s top brands; it is organized by DIVER magazine – an institution on the global diving scene for over fifty years and the most widely-read scuba magazine in the UK. Winners were voted by the readers of Diver Magazine and visitors to their website. Maldives won this award by beating the last year’s runner-up Malta, the first place was won by Egypt.
A large number of British tourists visit Maldives for diving inspired by the underwater beauty of Maldives. In 2014, 88,704 tourist arrivals were recorded from UK; it was the third largest market to Maldives in 2014.
Jumeirah Dhevanafushi, situated in an idyllic and secluded location at the southernmost tip of the Maldives, has unveiled the ‘Island Wellness Retreat’ to help guests escape the frenzy of modern life this New Year.
The four- or seven-night wellness retreat offers guests the chance to unwind and rejuvenate in paradise. On arrival to this secret hideaway in the heart of the Indian Ocean, each guest will receive a relaxing foot-massage, a couple’s detox body wrap and body scrub.
Guests will then be introduced to the award-winning Talise Spa with a consultation to discuss treatments and a personalised programme with their therapists and butler.
For those looking to focus on mind and body, daily yoga and pilates classes are offered with the island’s qualified instructor. Each session is tailored to the individual and is available for guests of all fitness levels.Each day also begins with a hearty but healthy breakfast in the restaurant that overlooks the stunning Indian Ocean. Fitness fanatics can make the most of a personal fitness session, boot camp and other daily fitness classes.
Every villa on the island has a private pool and day bed, so guests can soak up the sun and de-stress in private. Snorkelling equipment is provided free of charge so guests can explore the vibrant underwater coral gardens famed for their abundance of fish and turtles. The main island also features an over-water gym and the resort’s expert personal trainer is qualified in tabata bootcamp, zumba, aqua aerobics, kickboxing and pilates.
Asian & Latin Tapas @ Kanuhura Maldives
Chef Jameel and his culinary team have created a wide variety of delightful Asian and Latin Tapas for
you to experience in our Araam Beach Bar and Handhuvaru Bar. After an adventurous outing with our
Watersports Team or whilst relaxing and taking in the views of the turquoise lagoon, discover a
selection of Asian Tapas.
At our Handhuvaru Bar, Chef Jameel and his culinary team presents you another side of the world withour Latin Tapas Menu inspired by South American cuisine, which are ideal after our complimentary
water activities in the pool or after your Spa Treatment.
Asian Tapas available daily from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM @ Araam Beach Bar
Latin Tapas available daily from 10:00 AM to 1:00 AM @ Handuvaru Bar
Guests visiting Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru between May and November now have the opportunity to become a “Manta Scientist for a Day” thanks to a unique experience devised in conjunction with The Manta Trust.Guests are warmly invited to join the scientists on board. Viewed very much as part of the team, participants will discover how to spot manta rays and whale sharks in the water; help record critical environmental information; learn how to take ID photos; join in the identification process; and improve their free-diving technique. They may even get the chance to name a previously unseen manta, forever adding their mark to the world’s largest manta ray database.
Guests of Four Seasons Resort Landaa Giraavaru can also sign up for Manta on Call – an exciting snorkelling experience that sees them whisked out to sea to swim with mantas – as well as private manta ray cruises.