Winter 2019

LUXLIFE MAGAZINE | 5 Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa Launches New Kids Activities WS Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa is delighted to announce a host of new activities for its younger guests and the appointment of a new Recreations Manager, Marco Rawhy. From new and exhilarating shark feeding sessions for children to ecofocused recycle arts and crafts activities, the much-loved, 5* family resort strives to offer the very best land and water-based fun for guests of all ages. The resort’s new Recreations Manager, Marco Rawhy, will bring his passion for entertainment to the resort, having previously participated in ‘Greece Has Got Talent’, Greece’s equivalent to the popular British TV show, as a trained dance choreographer and former member of the Egyptian National team in Taekwondo. The Sheraton Adventure Club The Sheraton Adventure Club is designed for children aged 4 to 12 and provides a comfortable environment for children, arranging an abundance of expertly supervised activities around the resort. Parents can relax knowing that their little ones are being well cared for and entertained. The brand-new schedule of adventures, sure to keep young children enthused and smiling, includes families’ favourite activities, such as beach games, scavenger hunt, water splash games and much more. For a more unique adventure, children can mingle with baby sharks with the resort’s special shark feeding sessions. Staying true to the resort’s sustainable mind-set, children can also take part in recycle arts and crafts or coconut painting and leaf folding for a more creative activity. Extreme Maldives Experiences for Families Sheraton Maldives is simultaneously an all-round haven of pure relaxation as well as a playground for all outdoor passions. An extensive new programme of water sports and excursions, carried out by Extreme Maldives, presents families with an opportunity to try new experiences and make the most of their time away together. A host of new activities are offered free of charge every week. These include complimentary snorkelling lessons, dart sailing, nature walks with the resident resort botanist, morning yoga, Zumba, aqua aerobics, giant Jenga, learning how to make local rope artefacts, shark feeding each evening, learning the basics of the local Dhivehi Language, plus beach football and beach volleyball. Opportunities to explore further afield or get the adrenaline pumping include a Capital City Tour, snorkelling safari and sandbank picnic, parasailing, sunset dolphin cruise or a local island tour (available at an additional cost). Older children and teens may also like to try their hand at scuba diving, flyboarding, windsurfing or even surfing in the lagoon. New Recreations Manager, Marco Rawhy With experience as an entertainment manager spanning over 10 years, Marco Rawhy has just joined the Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa team, overseeing activities for all at the resort. Marco is a qualified personal trainer, Zumba instructor and teaches Aqua gym, Aqua Zumba, fitness workouts, kickboxing and stretching classes. Now managing some exciting activities for kids and families at Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa, Marco has commented, “I am looking forward to bringing a breath of fresh air to the resort’s activity offering to ensure an excellent and exciting experience for guests. The resort’s outstanding entertainment facilities lend themselves well to an excellent adventure holiday experience for visitors.” Family Friendly Resort Situated on the large private island of Furanafushi, Sheraton Maldives is the ideal family retreat uniquely located just 1km and a 15-minute speedboat ride away from Malé International Airport. This dream location prevents parents from worrying about additional travel time or costs of seaplanes. Children find themselves on a jet-ski or at the Sheraton Adventure Club within an hour of touching town at the airport. Sheraton Maldives is one of the larger Maldivian islands offering 176 guest rooms designed to blend into the surrounding turquoise waters, pristine beaches and lush greenery. Cleverly spread out, the resort boasts seven different restaurants and bars, the Shine Spa for Sheraton located on its very own island, and three outdoor tropical freshwater pools. The resort caters for all guests and is the ideal destination for families.