26 October 2021 – Escape to the Indian Ocean this festive season and enjoy Christmas and New Year in the sunshine, but with a difference. With so many unique experiences on offer at Aitken Spence’s all-inclusive Maldives resorts this Winter, you’ll be taking home multiple magical memories as well as a holiday glow on your return to the UK.

In December and January, Aitken Spence’s five-star, premium all-inclusive Heritance Aarah has curated Maldivian cultural experiences for the whole family to enjoy, and interactive play festive adventures for children too. Float away your cares with a floating dinner at Adaaran Prestige Vadoo, or embrace a Wild West Christmas at Adaaran Select Hudhuran Fushi/ And why not enjoy a showcase of diverse world cultures this New Year’s Eve at Adaraan Select Meedhuparu…

Celebrate Maldivian Culture With A Curated Maldivian Village Experience at Heritance Aarah
The five-star Premium All Inclusive Heritance Aarah, salutes the culture and heritage of the Maldives with the launch of a unique Maldivian Village experience, right in the heart of the breathtaking island resort. The village aims to create awareness and educate guests from around the world about the Maldives’ incredible past and varied influence in modern life. The Village experience comprises a showcase of a typical Maldivian household, and key industry local to the Maldives, such as coral stone carpentry and local handicraft workshops. Interactive sessions include a local food culinary experience in an open kitchen, coconut tree expeditions, and learning to write your name in Dhivehi, the official language of the Maldives.

A Beach Villa at Heritance Aarah starts from $988 (approx. £716) per night + tax in December 2021. For more information on Heritance Aarah visit www.heritancehotels.com/aarah.

Christmas Adventure Awaits Junior Guests at Heritance Aarah’s Koka Kids Club
All-inclusive premium luxury resort Heritance Aarah is offering carefully selected and highly engaging children’s activities at the Koka Kids’ Club to celebrate this magical time of the year. Each day in December, Koka is organising exciting educational experiences for the youngest guests to try out, ranging from fun Zumba lessons to sandcastle competitions. These interactive play sessions not only allow children to embark on their very own Christmas adventure, but it also helps them to expand their horizons, revealing unseen wonders at every turn.

A Family Beach Villa for a family of four at Heritance Aarah starts from $1,666 (approx. £1,207) per night + tax in December 2021. For more information on Heritance Aarah visit www.heritancehotels.com/aarah.

Relish The Romance and Enjoy A Luxurious Floating Dinner At Adaaran Prestige Vadoo
A romantic beach dinner takes on an entire new meaning at enchanting, over-water resort Adaaran Prestige Vadoo with the newly introduced floating dinner, placed on shallow sea. This deluxe dinner provides an exquisite culinary assortment with a tailored menu alongside breath-taking ocean views, truly creating a once-in-a-lifetime experience. A personalised service is assured so that couples can truly cherish this intimate moment in paradise.

A Sunrise Villa at Adaaran Prestige Vadoo starts from $1,020 (approx. £740) per night + tax, for two adults in December 2021. For more information on Adaaran Prestige Vadoo visit: www.adaaran.com/prestigevadoo.

Celebrate A ‘Wild West Christmas’ At Adaaran Select Hudhuran Fushi
All-inclusive beach resort Adaaran Select Hudhuran Fushi offers an exciting Christmas programme with a twist. Instead of a traditional white Christmas, visitors will get to experience island festivities full of exotic flavoured Margarita nights taking place under mesmerising canapes on the beach with a magnificent view of Maldivian sunsets. The exclusive, elegant Wild West Gala dinner will take place on Christmas Eve at the resort’s Banyan and Sunset restaurants, serving a seven-course set menu dinner accompanied by an exceptional assortment of wine and champagne. This will be followed by a charming Christmas Carol performance and Santa Claus’ arrival, encapsulating all the magic that comes with this special holiday.

A Garden Villa at Adaaran Select Hudhuran Fushi starts from $422 (approx. £305) per night + tax, for two adults in December 2021. For more information on Adaaran Select Hudhuran Fushi, visit www.adaaran.com/selecthudhuranfushi

Ring In the New Year Across The Globe At Adaaran Select Meedhupparu
Celebrate New Year’s Eve in glitz and glamour at the family-friendly, all-inclusive retreat Adaaran Select Meedhupparu. With visitors coming from all across the globe, Adaaran Select Meedhupparu celebrates the ‘Wonders of the World’ in its New Year programme, offering a truly international outlook and showcase of diverse cultures. The festivities start with the exuberant New Year’s Eve Gala dinner, taking place on the 31st of December with a lavish buffet and live music on site. In addition to this, the resort will also celebrate Russian Orthodox Christmas on the 6th of January 2022 with a premium vodka bar and Grand Room raffle draw, followed by ringing in the Chinese New Year of the Tiger on the 31st of January 2022 with a special Chinese buffet lunch for all guests.

A Beach Villa at Adaaran Select Meedhupparu starts from $402 (approx. £290) per night + tax in December 2021. For more information on Adaaran Select Meedhupparu visit: www.adaaran.com/selectmeedhupparu.

If you cannot wait to get to the Maldives, check out Aitken Spence’s #SpenceSafe video to see the safety practices being undertaken at Aitken Spence Hotels, ready to welcome you.
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For more information on Aitken Spence Hotels, visit www.aitkenspencehotels.com.

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Image 1: Celebrate Maldivian Culture With A Curated Maldivian Village Experience At Heritance Aarah.
Image 2: Christmas Adventure Awaits Junior Guests At Heritance Aarah’s Koka Kids Club.
Image 3: Festive Fun Awaits At Luxury Premium All-Inclusive Heritance Aarah.
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About Aitken Spence Hotels
Aitken Spence Hotels is part of the Sri Lankan blue-chip conglomerate Aitken Spence PLC and operates 23 hotels and resorts across Sri Lanka, Maldives, Oman, and India. The Company’s owned hotels are reflected under the Heritance, Adaaran and Turyaa brands, popular around the world for its exceptional service and undisputed product and curated lifestyle experiences. The Company’s Sri Lankan portfolio includes 11 resorts spread across the island, whilst the Maldives resorts totals to seven, four in Oman and one in India.

Media Enquiries: Fiona, GEC PR | aitkenspence@gecpr.co.uk