2 Maldivian Retreats for an Awesome Family Eid Break

With their private and spacious villas, these two island resorts in the Maldives perfectly accommodate Middle Eastern families’ needs this Eid Al-Adha.

Pristine sand, the glistening turquoise Indian Ocean, spectacular reefs, thick tropical vegetation and friendly smiles make the Maldives a globally renowned holiday destination. It has also become a preferred choice for people living in the Arabian Gulf thanks to it being only five hours or so away, the numerous daily flights and luxurious accommodation that allows for lots of privacy. If you’re looking for an idyllic resort in the tropical nation this Eid-Al-Adha, AboutHer is about to make things much easier for you.

The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi


Iru Fushi Resort, Maldives

This award-winning Maldivian hideaway is perfect for a family holiday due to its spacious luxury villas that help keep all your loved ones close by as you go about having some fun in the sun. What’s more, the gorgeous villas offer total privacy when you feel the need for it.


Deluxe family beach villa with pool bath

The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi is a private tropical island, making it just the right place to relax, enjoy all the spectacular nature and forget about all the stresses back home. You can even turn your holiday into a wellbeing-boosting trip thanks to the secluded 20-pavilion Spa by Thalgo, which offers a wide range of treatments. How does a mid-afternoon massage in a secluded area of the beach under age-old palm trees, while listening the hypnotic sound of the surf, sound?


Deluxe Family beach villa with Pool


La Cremeria

There’s also a wealth of entertainment options. With the 14 restaurant and bar choices, you’ll never run out of new tastes to try. Plus, guests can make the most of the beautiful surrounding azure waters, whether it’s just sitting and enjoy the calming sights or getting adventurous with water sports and deep-sea fishing.  You can also top things off by adding some memorable trips you can reminisce about years later by opting to go dolphin watching or visiting the outer islands to soak up the rich Maldivian culture.  


The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort

The St. Regis Maldives Hotel Exterior Aerial view

The St. Regis Maldives, found on one of the Maldives’s most unspoilt atolls, is an ideal destination for large Middle Eastern families. It is home to the John Jacob Astor Estate, the largest three-bedroom overwater villa in the Maldives.


Whale Bare, Sunset Bar

The 1,540 square metre space, with a two-strorey villa and two connecting lagoon villas, is the ideal stage for some unforgettable fun and intimate family moments. Additionally, there are 33 on-land villas and 44 overwater villas featuring private pools and personal St. Regis Butler service.


Two-Bedroom Family Villa with Pool

What’ more, all of the resort’s accommodation and activities are divided according to the large ‘House Reef’ that surrounds the island, which is defined by several distinct ecological zones: lagoon, beach, coastal and jungle. 


Overwater Villa with Pool - Deck

Vommuli House offers activities for all age groups and interests, from clubs for kids and teenagers and a beauty salon to the sports facilities or library. Additionally, the Vommuli Dive and Water Sports Center allows marine enthusiasts to explore the private island and enjoy excursions in the translucent waters.


Two-Bedroom Family Villa with Pool - Master Bedroom

With six dining venues, it’s up to you to choose whether to head to eateries like The Whale Bar, the perfect place to watch a stunning sunset while enjoying tapas, or Cargo, an old shipping crate in the middle of the forest serving global street food and at the signature overwater bar. Then there’s The Iridium Spa, the place to go for some pampering and wellbeing treats.

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