Holiday Season in the Indian Ocean

CROSSROADS Maldives unveils upbeat experiences for a tropical holiday season in the Indian Ocean 

SAii Lagoon Maldives, Hard Rock Hotel Maldives and The Marina @ CROSSROADS create fun-filled and rocking calendars for the upcoming holiday season, including glamorous parties and gastronomic happenings CROSSROADS Maldives will illuminate your Christmas and New Year celebrations 

Maldives, 12 November 2022 – CROSSROADS Maldives, the fully-integrated lifestyle destination and premier multi-island resort, is inviting the world’s travellers to celebrate the festive season in a tropical paradise this December and January, with a series of exciting, immersive and engaging activities overlooking the idyllic Emboodhoo Lagoon. 

Nestled in the South Malé Atoll, just 15 minutes from Velana International Airport, CROSSROADS Maldives is a “one-stop, non-stop” destination where adventurous families, friends and couples from all over the world can cross paths and explore a wealth of attractions, including five-star resorts, diverse dining, world-class wellness, specialty shopping and more, all surrounded by powder-soft sands and shimmering seas. 

The heart and soul of the destination is The Marina @ CROSSROADS, an 800-metre beachside boardwalk which is lined with cool cafés, refined restaurants and upmarket boutiques. This lively district sets the stage for sparkling celebrations, starting on 21st December with the CROSSROADS Lighting Ceremony at Village Plaza, accompanied by a live local band. For the next two weeks until early 2023, this lifestyle hub will be illuminated by uplifting occasions for all ages, including street festivals, music, games, kids’ activities and a pulsating Pool Party at the Beach Club on Christmas Eve!
The seven days leading up to New Year’s Eve will be Carnival Week with a Street Fest at Maritime Plaza featuring four hours of fun and games every day, while other engaging events will include a Maldivian Cultural Day at the Maldives Discovery Centre, Open Mic Night & Karaoke and an Authentic Maldives Fashion Show. 

Then on the final day of the year, revellers can ring in 2023 with the Gala Dinner & Countdown Party at Bean/Co! SAii Lagoon Maldives is the perfect setting for free-spirited families for a playful holiday season At SAii Lagoon Maldives, the playful and free-spirited resort, a full calendar of activities will keep every guest entertained from 23rd December onwards. With Gingerbread House Decorating, Kids’ Mini Discos, Sandcastle Making Contests, a Children’s Talent Show and even a Kids’ Costume Party, youngsters will enjoy a season of thrills.

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Adults can soak up the holiday spirit with DJ by the Pool sessions and live music by the beach, and generations can come together for a spectacular selection of dining experiences, from Sunday Brunch (25th December), Indian Ocean Buffet Dinner (27th December) and Levantine Buffet (29th December) at Miss Olive Oyl, the vibrant Mediterranean seafood grill and bar, to the beachfront Christmas Dinner Buffet (25th December), Beach Seafood BBQ (28 December) and Wine Dinner (29th & 30th December) at Mr. Tomyam, the Thai-inspired seafront restaurant. Then on New Year’s Eve, SAii Lagoon Maldives is inviting little ones to a Kids’ Pool Party and grown-ups to a glittering Guest Cocktail Party and Gala Dinner with Live Music, culminating with a glamorous, classic Hollywood-themed New Year’s Eve Countdown Party on the beach! What a wonderful way to end 2022 in paradise. Rates at SAii Lagoon Maldives start from just USD 895 per night.
Hard Rock Hotel Maldives sets the stage for spectacular festive vacations Across the lagoon at Hard Rock Hotel Maldives, this rocking resort will be tickled pink with a series of colourful celebrations! Following the bright pink Tree Lighting Ceremony on 21st December, this upbeat retreat will stage two weeks days of exciting cultural and culinary happenings. From Maldivian Folklore evenings (22nd & 29th December), a Wonderland Show (23rd December), Picnic Party (28th December), Navidad Buffet & Samba Show (29th December) and Colourful Island Show (30th December) at The Elephant & The Butterfly, the Latin American-inspired beachfront restaurant, to the Pavilion Night Parties (22nd & 29th December), Rock Shop Fashion Shows (23rd & 30th December) and an exhilarating DJ Pool Party (26th December), every event will hit the right notes! Guests can get dressed up and party on down at the Pink Christmas Gala Dinner at the beach and Christmas Eve Party in the marquee on 24th December, before Santa Claus Comes to Town on Christmas Day, with fun kids’ activities, a Deck Lunch by the Pool and Kids’ Christmas Party on 25th December. 

Then, as the sun sets over the Maldives on 31st December, loved ones can come together for the New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner and dance the night away at the New Year’s Eve Countdown Party. Rates at Hard Rock Hotel Maldives start from just USD 1,180 per night. With a prime location just 15 minutes by speedboat from the Maldives’ main international gateway, these enchanting island resorts are suitable for shorter stays and even weekend breaks, as well as longer vacations. So, if you’re seeking an exotic alternative to your traditional end-of-year vacation, CROSSROADS Maldives promises truly unforgettable festive escapes. For more information about CROSSROADS Maldives and to book your end-of-year escape in the Indian Ocean, please visit

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S Hotels & Resorts, a subsidiary of Singha Estate Public Company Limited, is a new era Thai-inspired personalized hospitality company that caters to upscale travellers with an independent spirit. The group offers guests a portfolio of 38 properties in 5 countries with a total of 4,522 keys and provides guests with the opportunity to experience the best destinations from a unique perspective while enjoying world-class facilities and tailored services. S Hotels & Resorts’ properties are located in attractive, unspoiled locales to provide an exclusive playground built around nature, culture, wellness and adventure, with luxurious amenities and fine cuisine. Each property boasts its own distinctive, destination sensitive designs and unique signatures while also providing consistency thanks to a well-defined brand philosophy and a service culture that focuses on exceptional guest experiences backed up by Thai-inspired hospitality and global quality standards. To learn more, visit About CROSSROADS Maldives Crafted from tales of the past, designed to inspire the present, CROSSROADS Maldives is the next chapter in the story of one of the world’s most amazing destinations. The archipelago’s only “one-stop, non-stop” lifestyle destination invites adventurous travellers from the four corners of the globe to cross paths and explore a treasure trove of iconic oceanfront resorts, upscale lifestyle outlets and endless entertainment offerings, as well as the stunning natural, cultural and nautical attractions that have lured maritime travellers to the Maldives for centuries. CROSSROADS Maldives is where cultures meet. To learn more visit