Maldivian Christmas at Kuda Villingili Resort

The allure of a Maldivian Christmas is far from traditional, as Kuda Villingili Resort Maldives promises a festive experience like no other.

This five-star luxury resort, nestled in the heart of the Indian Ocean, redefines the holiday season with its extraordinary Carnival-themed festivities. Departing from the snowy landscapes and dark nights associated with Christmas, Kuda Villingili invites you to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year in a tropical paradise. From December 23rd to January 6th, this resort offers a captivating array of activities and entertainment, designed to captivate visitors of all ages.

Unveiling the Magic of Maldivian Christmas at Kuda Villingili Resort

Unpacking the Magic – Carnival Extravaganza

As guests arrive at Kuda Villingili Resort from Malé Airport via speedboat, they step into a world of enchantment. The island welcomes them with a motley crew of circus performers, illusionists, street artists, living statues, and international dancers. The atmosphere is nothing short of a Carnival extravaganza, setting the tone for a magical stay.

For the young ones, the resort offers a wide range of exciting activities. Children can have their faces painted, create circus animal cookies, and participate in sandcastle competitions. The goal is to keep them engaged and entertained throughout their stay.

Unveiling the Magic of Maldivian Christmas at Kuda Villingili Resort

Teenagers are not forgotten in the festivities. They can enjoy paddle-boarding, kickboxing, or even take a sushi masterclass at the renowned restaurant, MAR-UMI. The activities are designed to cater to their interests and provide them with memorable experiences.

Dive into the Festive Pool

The resort’s crowning jewel, its immense swimming pool (the largest in the Maldives), is transformed into a 150-metre-long amphitheatre. It shimmers with festive energy, setting the stage for a variety of holiday-inspired activities. From Float Races and Tug-of-War to water balloon fights and Splash the Target, there’s no shortage of water-based fun for children and adults alike.

While the little ones are occupied with the festivities, adults can retreat to the resort’s private island spa, Ocean Wonders, or explore the impressive array of seven gourmet dining options. It’s a chance to unwind and savour exquisite cuisine in a breathtaking setting.

Unveiling the Magic of Maldivian Christmas at Kuda Villingili Resort

Key Festive Highlights

There are several key highlights throughout the festive season at Kuda Villingili Resort. The arrival of Santa, in true island style, at The Restaurant Beach is a sight to behold, ushering in the childlike wonder of Christmas Day. As the year draws to a close, a vibrant and glowing carnival theme sets the stage for the ‘Carnival Fiesta’ – the New Year’s Eve Carnival Cocktail Celebration and Gala Dinner. This event promises a night of revelry, complete with fireworks and international culinary delights. To view the full festive programme, please follow this link.

One of the resort’s most anticipated events is the open-air Family Carnival, which takes place at the Kuda Fiyo Kids Club on December 30th. It features jugglers, stilt walkers, and an exclusive circus performance, providing an unforgettable experience for families. Laughter and fun-filled games abound, embracing the spirit of togetherness.

Unveiling the Magic of Maldivian Christmas at Kuda Villingili Resort

The festive spirit doesn’t end with New Year’s Eve. Kuda Villingili Resort continues to offer an exciting program throughout the holiday season. From indulgent culinary experiences and wine dinners to thrilling entertainment, engaging activities, restorative wellness journeys, and ocean adventures, there is something for everyone to enjoy on this unforgettable tropical holiday.


Kuda Villingili Resort Maldives invites you to embrace the magic of a Maldivian Christmas, where festive traditions are reimagined against the backdrop of a tropical paradise. From exhilarating Carnival-themed activities to gourmet dining and relaxation, this resort offers a truly unique way to celebrate the holiday season. Whether you’re a family with children or a couple seeking a romantic getaway, Kuda Villingili has something special in store for you. Don’t miss the chance to make your Christmas and New Year truly unforgettable in this enchanting destination.

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