2nd Baa Atoll Festival from 8 to 21 July 2019 - 14 days of "FUN IN THE SUN"


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Sandbank - Press Conference

A "Taste" Press Conference held on in a deserted remote Baa Atoll Sandbank on 2nd of May 2019.


About the Baa Atoll Festival

Summer Festival Overview - 8 July to 21 July 2019


Summer is coming and what better way to welcome our guests to Maldives than joining forces with other resorts in Baa Atoll to offer our best, as a destination?

Join us to have "Fun in the Sun" at Baa Atoll Maldives, with a host of Beach activities, explore the world famous Hanifaru Bay and see the Manta's and showcasing our amazing food in the first-of-its-kind a "Resort Dine Around".


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Dine Around Baa Atoll


Following the success of last year’s inaugural event, fellow Baa Atoll resorts are once again teaming up to host the second edition of the ‘Baa Atoll Summer Festival’.  

From 8-21 July 2019, 12 resorts will come together for an island-hopping extravaganza in which guests can embark on a unique dine-around voyage encompassing Amilla Fushi, Anantara Kihavah, Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu, Dreamland, Dusit Thani Maldives, Finolhu, Four Seasons Landaa, Reethi Beach, Royal Island, Soneva Fushi, The Westin Maldives and Vakkaru Maldives

Over a series of dedicated nights, the Summer Festival will showcase the best each resort has to offer in the culinary scene, reaffirming Baa Atoll’s reputation as a must-visit summer destination of distinction.

Baa Atoll Catamaran Regatta


About the closing ceremony:

To close the Baa Atoll Festival 2019, the resort teams at Baa Atoll will come together on a sandbank for a Catamaran Regatta.

 Join in or watch on board your individual resorts arrangement. Participate with us to discover a real drive & freedom and feel the fresh air of Maldives, where you belong!

Welcome to the second edition of Baa Atoll Summer Festival 2019

See below overview of the 14 night dine-around schedule, lots of great world class dining options, opening Sunset Cocktails will be at your selected resort, followed by 7 nights of featured restaurants, FULL MOON will be celebrated in each island, then 5 more nights of the festival will continue.

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Festival Opening Sunset Cocktails at your Resort - MONDAY, 8 JULY 2019

Dine Around Schedule - Week 1

Tuesday, 9 July 2019


Resort: The Westin Maldives


Situated in UNESCO BIOSPHERE reserve the Westin Maldives Miriandhoo resort is the preeminent wellbeing Haven in Maldives to relax and rejuvenate guests through Heavenly sleep and authentic culinary experiences in an immersive playground.

Featured Restaurant: THE PEARL

Essential Info

Wednesday, 10 July 2019


Resort:  Finolhu  


Combining fun entertainment with island playground vibes, premium dining experience and engaging guest services – welcome to the Grooviest Island in the Maldives! Home to the most talked about Finolhu Beach Bubble, the first of its kind in the entire archipelago. Whether you want to be thrilled or be chilled, tune in or tune out, Finolhu is perfect for you! 

Featured Restaurant: THE FISH & CRAB SHACK

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Thursday, 11 July 2019


Resort: Amilla Fushi

The name itself translates to ‘island home’ – effortlessly welcoming in the most idyllic ways. A comfortably elegant retreat in the UNESCO Biosphere of Baa Atoll, Amilla Fushi stands apart from the crowd with its minimalist white villas and its appreciation for the avant-garde.


Featured Restaurant: FEELING KOI

Essential info

Friday, 12 July 2019


Resort:  Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru  

 A natural 44-acre wilderness in the Baa Atoll UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, Landaa Giraavaru incorporates 103 thatched bungalows and villas on the beach, over the water or hidden down dense jungle paths, all surrounded by a two-kilometre lagoon.  

Featured Restaurant: BLU


Saturday, 13 July 2019


Resort:  Royal Island Resort & Spa 


Experience the very authentic Maldivian hospitality in this exotic island paradise with lush green shrubs, a setting of tranquility and splendor, set in a crystal clear lagoon surrounded by a spectacular tropical marine life with an array of vibrant colors at the heart of Baa Atoll, a UNESCO biosphere reserve.


Featured Restaurant: RAABONDHI

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Sunday, 14 July 2019


  Resort: Dusit Thani Maldives

The Resort blends graceful Thai hospitality with the unparalleled luxury setting of The Maldives, encircled by white sandy beaches and a stunning 360-degree house reef full of marine life.

Featured Restaurant: BENJARONG

Essential Info

FULL MOON event at your Resort - tuesday, 16 july 2019

Dine Around Schedule - Week 2

Monday, 15 July 2019


  Resort: Vakkaru Maldives


A secluded tropical island resort in a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, blessed with timeless ocean views, white sandy beaches and nurtured by nature; Vakkaru Maldives offers guests a holistic approach to unassuming luxury and cherishable experiences.

Featured Restaurant: ONU

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Wednesday, 17 July 2019


  Resort: Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu


Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu is dedicated to making the most of its cherished island home. Our resort embodies the Maldives as it should be: authentic, charming, inspiring, and enchanting. The style and feel are rustic yet luxurious, organic yet elegant. Traditional craft blends with the ease of contemporary comfort. A soulful Maldives haven where the everyday stresses of life are left behind, and you can reconnect with nature. We call it barefoot luxury.


Featured Restaurant: CORNUS

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Thursday, 18 July 2019


 Resort: Anantara Kihavah Maldives  

Surrounded by nothing but turquoise lagoon which melts into sapphire blue, the island of Kihavah and its pure white sands rise up out of the ocean like a mirage.  

Located on the Baa Atoll in a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas invites you to imagine your own paradise. Snorkel with mantas and Hawksbill sea turtles. Stargaze into the night. Dine on a deserted sandbank or beneath the ocean’s surface at this luxury resort in the Maldives.


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Friday, 19 July 2019


 Resort: Soneva Fushi 

The original Soneva. The No News, No Shoes blueprint for all desert island barefoot luxury hideaways. Soneva Fushi inspires the imagination with 61 spacious beachfront villas, ranging in size from one to nine bedrooms, hidden among dense foliage.

 Featured Restaurant: FRESH IN THE GARDEN


Saturday, 20 July 2019


 Resort:  Dreamland The Unique Sea & Lake Resort / Spa 

Discover the breath-taking beauty of Dreamland The Unique Sea & Lake Resort / Spa, located in Baa Atoll (UNESCO Biosphere Reserve) Maldives. Experience the first ever freshwater lake with Biotop Pool in Asia, surrounded by 20m high mangrove trees and high palm trees on each side. Stroll down idyllic nature walks or rejuvenate yourself with spa treatments in the mangrove garden. It’s unique, its different.

 Featured Restaurant: LAKE VIEW RESTAURANT

Essential info

Sunday, 21 July 2019


  Resort: Reethi Beach Resort 


An iconic private island escape renowned for its laid-back and familiar atmosphere and authentic natural surroundings. Found in the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of Baa Atoll, Reethi Beach Resort is nestled amidst lush vegetation, shaded by graceful palm trees and surrounded by a white sandy beach fringing a lagoon of crystal-clear water with a wonderful house reef around the island.


Featured Restaurant: REETHI GRILL 

Essential Info

Closing Catamaran Regatta monday, 22 JULY 2019

return speed Boat transfers - Reserve at your resort.

Essential Info

Booking are essential: enquire at your resort

Water & Beach ACTIVities - "FUN in the Sun"

Manta Season - Join us


To improve your chances of seeing manta rays during your stay at the Resort, plan your trip to coincide with the key viewing dates, identified by our manta ray specialist as times when mass manta ray feeding sessions are most likely to occur.

Speak to your resort marine team for bookings. Find out more

Manta trust

"Fun in the Sun" Activities


All resorts have so much to enjoy on and around the island, check out your resorts daily and weekly activity plan. 

Event Sponsors & Partners

Manta Air


Visit Maldives


Prestige Foods


Di-Vine Wine Cellars









The Westin Maldives:

Vanessa Fucanan


Tel:  +960 790 4593 


Loreal Diancin


Tel: +960 730 6637

Amilla Fushi:

Rose Ann Quiambao


Tel: +960 730 5118

Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru

Guest Experience Managers


Tel: +960 980 0992

Royal Island Resort & Spa

Sobah Abdulla


Tel: +960 778 3609

Dusit Thani Maldives:

Fathimath Rishma


Tel: +960 730 4004

Vakkaru Maldives:

Ali Almas 


Tel: +960 768 7968

Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu:

Mohamed Jinan


Tel: +960 779 6680

Anantara Kihavah Maldives:

Ana Mariano


Tel: +960 660 1020

Soneva Fushi:

Ishaan Singh


Dreamland The Unique Sea & Lake Resort / Spa:

   Mohamed Saeed 

Tel: +960 766 6865


Reethi Beach Resort:

Severine Clou 


Tel: +960  7460 6715 

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