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

15 Nov 2022
Crossroads Maldives

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 is inviting the world’s travellers to celebrate the festive season in a tropical paradise with a series of exciting, immersive and engaging activities overlooking the idyllic Emboodhoo Lagoon.

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!

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. 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.

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.

For more information about CROSSROADS Maldives and to book your end-of-year escape in the Indian Ocean, please visit