Between the 21st December 2021 and 9th January 2022, JOALI will be hosting a fantasy-world inspired three-week calendar of enchanting festive activities and joyful experiences for all ages. The paradise island will be transformed into an otherworldly playground that blends past, present, fantasy and reality.
Guests can take part in a range of traditional family experiences throughout the festive period, such as the Christmas Tree lighting ceremony; the unveiling of JOALI’s culinary art-designed Gingerbread House, getting a visit from Santa Claus, JOALI style; and watching the ball drop for New Year’s Eve, welcoming in 2022.
To help guests with their approach to wellbeing this festive season, JOALI will be home to a selection of trainers and teachers that will help with wellbeing, introspection, and self-knowledge. Joanne Ignacio, JOALI’s resident Yoga & Holistic Teacher, will be on hand to help guests rebalance, relax, and renew with tailored wellbeing experiences. During the festive season, Joanne will be facilitating daily wellness classes where guests can take their pick from various yoga styles, pranayama, meditation, manifestation, posture correction, and more. Darko Vujic, resident Fitness Trainer, will guide guests through daily fitness training and activities, including metabolic training, mixed martial arts workout, tabata Training, aqua fitness workout, and more. Resident Tennis Coach, Stefan Mijushkovikj’s passion for tennis is manifested in fun and engaging lessons for those who are new, as well as a great competition for more experienced players. Dr. Sohal Shah practices a unique blend of acupuncture and yoga and is renowned for combining herbal remedies, Chinese cupping and yogic relaxation techniques to treat a host of ailments – from aches, pains and migraines, to insomnia, weight gain and lifestyle addictions. JOALI is offering a complimentary consultation with Dr. Sohal this festive season, who will identify the guests’ needs and goals for their wellbeing journey.
JOALI will be offering various adventurous activities including parasailing ,scuba diving, and glass-bottom kayaking. Those who are seeking a festive fitness challenge can enter the first ever JOALI Triathlon, or join resident fitness trainer and sports therapist Darko Vujie in metabolic training sessions to get the heart pumping. Guests can also slow down and find their inner balance with JOALI’s resident Yoga and Holistic Teacher, Joanne Ignacio, during sunrise yoga sessions and guided meditations on JOALI’s overwater yoga deck.
Younger Guests and Families
are in for a treat, with fun-filled adventures and learning sessions to keep them busy. Families can enjoy an exhilherating over and underwater sea bob ride; tailored tennis lessons from the tennis pro Stefan Mijuskovic; or beach archery sessions with an experienced instructor. Families can also look forward to ceramic art classes with JOALI’s resident artist, Nataliya Kuleshova or join in the beloved Maldivian pastime of reef-bottom fishing.
Festive celebrations will include a Christmas Eve dinner of signature JOALI dishes alongside beloved holiday recipes, served by the firelight of beach torches and a Christmas Day brunch with an array of sweet morning treats and celebratory drinks for the adults. To celebrate the welcoming of 2022, JOALI will host a New Year’s Eve “Phantasmagoria” celebration, lit by moonlight, stars and fireworks, which includes a lavish feast of international dishes and artistic surprises by their team of Chefs. Start the New Year with a New Year’s Day brunch including a Bloody Mary station, healthy mixed sprouts and vegan salads, and a make-your-own juice station.
JOALI has carefully curated family culinary experiences for all to enjoy including pizza-making sessions; an interactive Asian cuisine teppanyaki cooking class that is perfect for the entire family; and a family-friendly introduction to Indian Ocean spices from JOALI’s talented Chefs.
Couples: offers 7 nights at Joali Maldives from £18,919 per person. Based on 2 adults sharing a Water Villa with Pool including daily breakfast, return economy class flights, domestic flights and speedboat transfers. Price based on 22 December 2021 departure. Valid for travel completed between 22 December 2021 and 10 January 2022.
Family: offers 7 nights at Joali Maldives from £40,025 per family. Based on 2 adults and 1 child sharing a Water Villa with Pool including daily breakfast, return economy class flights, domestic flights and speedboat transfers. Price based on 22 December 2021 departure. Valid for travel completed between 22 December 2021 and 10 January 2022.