The Maldives offers families an Easter to remember this April with a ‘cracking’ line-up of events planned. Fun-filled activities for families include Easter egg hunts and a visiting astronomer at Soneva Fushi, art and sand sculpturing classes at Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi and Easter movie nights at Angsana Velavaru.

Easter Egg Hunts and a Visiting Astronomer at Soneva Fushi
Soneva Fushi’s annual Easter egg hunt will return in April, with wooden eggs hidden all over the resort for guests to find and exchange for chocolate eggs at the resort’s dedicated chocolate room. The five-star resort will also host a Full Moon Dinner and Pop-Up Easter After Party, both on the Sandbank, plus a Games Show night for families. Stargazers can negotiate the night skies with visiting Lars Lindberg Christensen, an award-winning astronomer and science communicator, and foodies can enjoy dishes prepared by Danish Chef Kamilla Seidler, winner of Latin America’s Best Female Chef award in 2016, and Finnish Chef Filip Langhoff, who has one Michelin star.

Turquoise Holidays is offering a seven-night stay at Soneva Fushi from £17,350 per family of four. Package includes accommodation in a Soneva Fushi Villa Suite with Pool on a half-board basis for two adults and full-board basis for two children aged up to 14 years old. Price includes return international flights plus seaplane transfers and is valid for travel from 14th January – 19th December 2019. For more information or to book, call 0207 147 7087 or visit

A Tropical Island Easter Escape at Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi
Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi is inviting families to celebrate Easter the island way this year, with an array of special experiences on offer to ensure a sun-soaked and carefree Easter break. From 16th – 23rd April, holidaymakers can take part in activities including palm leaf art classes and sand sculpturing in the on-site art studio, under the watchful eye of a resident artist. Guests at the resort can also have their face painted, join cookery classes and take part in making Easter costumes. The five-star resort will also offer a special a la carte menu and free-flowing beverages on Good Friday at either the waterfront and Asian-inspired Kata or gourmet seafood restaurant, Azure.

Room rates at Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi start from $1,400++. Price includes accommodation in a Beach Sunrise Villa plus breakfast and dinner and Raha Market for two people, free-flowing standard beverages and a special a la carte dinner menu on Good Friday (choice of Azure or Kata restaurant for two adults and two children), Alcoholic Beverage Package and Easter activities for children at the Art Studio. Package does not include flights or internal transfers. For more information or to book, visit

Movie Nights and Egg Painting at Angsana Velavaru
Over the Easter period, guests at Angsana Velavaru will have the opportunity to decorate egg-shaped cookies and Easter eggs. Families will also have the chance to witness local artisans weave palm, watch family-friendly films such as ‘Rise of the Guardians’ and ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ during an Easter movie night. Children can also compete in egg and spoon races, take part in Easter egg hunts and even meet and greet the Easter Bunny. The Rangers Club (Angsana Velavaru’s Kids Club) will also be offering bunny face painting and mask making. The theme for Easter at the resort is Charlie & the Chocolate Factory and team members will be dressed up as Willy Wonka and Oompa Loompa characters.

Angsana Velavaru’s new all-inclusive package is ideal for families and until 31st December 2019, guests can purchase the All-Inclusive Package from £590 ($770) per night (excluding taxes and fees). Price is valid for two adults and one child and includes accommodation in a Beachfront Villa. The package includes a wide range of all-inclusive offerings, including daily breakfast, lunch and dinner; unlimited beverage consumption from 11:00 – 23:00; a lobster dinner; mini bar snacks and drinks; a sunset cruise and night fishing trip once during stay; a 20% discount on all motorised water sports activities, diving activities and excursions; plus a 45-minute session spa massage for two people. For more information or to book, call +960 6760028 or visit

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Photo Caption:
Image 1: Soneva Fushi’s annual Easter egg hunt will return in April.
Image 2: Aerial image of Angsana Velavaru resort in the Maldives.
Image 3: Coconut painting at Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi.

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