Those who want to enjoy the luxurious 2018 New Year’s Eve party on the white sandy beaches can plan their trip to the Maldives Islands for the New Year’s celebrations. The awe-inspiring beaches, crystal clear water and the tropical climate made Maldives one of the best destinations the world over to celebrate New Year’s Eve. The performances by the singers, dancers and drummers provide the best entertainment for the residents as well as the guests. The houses and streets are decorated with colorful lights and everywhere people enjoy NYE party in the local bars and restaurants.
Everyone participates in carol singing and one can try a variety of special dishes like Gula, Kiru Sarbat, foni boakiba and kuli boakiba. In Maldives, the NYE parties at the beaches are the biggest events of the year. The delicious dishes that are served in the party are made of the fresh local produce and the best quality ingredients that are procured from different parts of the world. The various dishes for the New Year’s Eve party are prepared on the beach and the guests can enjoy tasting the dishes in open air while watching the festivities.
Luxury Resorts & Hotels
During the holidays there is a heavy inflow of tourists to the Maldives Islands from various parts of the world. Those who come to Maldives for New Year’s Eve festival have two options – either stay in a Hotel in the city to enjoy the variety of entertainments on NYE or get away from the crowd and stay in one of the luxurious resorts that are located on the enchanting beaches. The beach resorts and beachfront hotels arrange separate programs and party to celebrate New Year’s Eve. Children and people of all age groups enjoy the exciting as well as luxurious New Year’s Eve celebration in Maldives.
Advance booking can be made for accommodation in hotels and resorts all over the islands. The most luxurious resorts are situated in their own private islands. The accommodation, food and other facilities that are provided in the resorts and hotels in Maldives are varied and unique. In view of the heavy influx of tourists to Maldives Islands during the Christmas – New Year’s Eve holidays, it is advisable to book the accommodation in advance so as to avoid last minute inconvenience.
Top ten reputed hotels and resorts are:
- Baros Maldives Hotel
- AYADA Maldives
- Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru
- Velaa Private Island
- Gili Lankanfushi Maldives
- Kandolhu Maldives
- Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas
- Cocoa Island by COMO
- Naladhu Private Island Maldives
- Mirihi Island Resort
Celebrating New Year’s Eve in Maldives is indeed one of the memorable experiences of a lifetime. On NYE, the people in Maldives stay awake up to midnight. On New Year’s Eve there will be a big barbeque at the marine centre. The local people as well as international visitors participate in the festivities. The various groups of local people are in charge of the barbeques. Highly spicy chilli marinade is one of the specialties here. Many people enjoy the night on the NYE standing around the barbeque and tasting the meat. The local people relax in the company of their friends as well as family members for which they make use of the traditional Maldivian Chairs.
All over the Maldives, New Year’s Eve is celebrated with great fun and pomp.