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Easter Fun at Soneva

February 2016

An exciting week of gourmet treats and unique experiences for the family

(February 26, 2016): Celebrate the joy of Easter this year with an exciting week of festive fun and unique experiences at the luxury resorts of Soneva Fushi in the Maldives and at Soneva Kiri, Koh Kood in Thailand.

Champagne breakfasts, egg decorating, a scrumptious Easter brunch guided snorkelling tours, desert island picnics, sunset cruises, movie nights and much more awaits you and the family during the Easter Week at both resorts.

Soneva Fushi

Indulge your taste buds with a variety of culinary specials including the Sunrise Champagne Breakfast, the Ever Soneva So Picnic Brunch, a Mediterranean buffet, and a cooking class with Chef Shoba, winner of the best Maldivian Chef title in 2015. Other gastronomic experiences include a culinary battle with visiting chef Jesus Ninos, special cooking classes, signature cocktails by renowned mixologists Colin Tait and Rohan Carvalho, a tasting of Black Ivory Coffee, said to be the world’s most expensive coffee; an evening of fine wines with paired to selection of cheese and hams at the Wine Cellar; and a chocolate, whisky and cognac tasting.

Guests at the resort will also have plenty of activities to choose, ranging from guided snorkelling tours, a wind surfing competition, an Easter Egg hunt, yoga, to spa workshops, an underwater treasure hunt, and movie nights. A highlight will be the presence of well-known astronomer and author Lars Lindberg Christensen, who will take guests on a tour of the Universe, the Milky Way, and also host an astronomical dinner cruise. Renowned French magician and illusionist Francois Chapman will also thrill guests with his dazzling sleight of hand at a number of events, including at the Ever Soneva So Easter Brunch and the Easter Magical Food Journey.

Soneva Kiri

From beachside barbecues, authentic Thai cooking classes, and a fabulous Easter breakfast to special culinary events such as a traditional Scottish breakfast and set menus at the resort’s signature  restaurant Khun Benz, the food and beverage has a few surprises planned for guests this year. Highlights include the Asian Orient Express for a gastronomic journey from Singapore to Chiang Mai, and the Easter Gourmet Special Menu, which will see the Eastern chefs take on the Western chefs in an exciting kitchen battle.

The activities team at the resort has also planned a range of exciting activities for the entire family too. Join the Easter Butterfly Quest with the resident marine biologist for a look at the island’s beautiful butterflies. Leading holistic therapist Lorenzo Becchi will be on hand to help guests rid themselves of unwanted habits, chronic stress, anxieties and emotional blockages with simple and efficient solutions. Take part in the annual kayak race, go on the spectacular Sunset Cruise, or for something more physical, sing up for Muay Thai classes. Other exciting activities include the Jungle Jim’s Wildlife and Fauna Journey, a discovery cruise to the nearby island of Koh Kradad (Deer Island), and the Koh Rang snorkelling trip.

For more detailed information of the Easter programme at each resort, click on Soneva Fushi or Soneva Kiri.

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About Soneva Fushi:

In 1995, award-winning luxury resort Soneva Fushi set the standard for all desert island barefoot luxury hideaways in the Maldives. It is located in a pristine UNESCO Biosphere reserve and is known for its legendary service.

Fifty-seven private villas with their own stretch of beach are hidden among dense foliage within touching distance of a pristine coral reef.  Intuitive service is provided by Mr./Ms. Friday butlers.

Highlights include the open-air Cinema Paradiso, counting Saturn’s rings in the high-tech Observatory, the home-made chocolate and ice cream rooms, five hundred wines to choose from and nine dining options.  If the experiences are magical, the philosophy is simple: No news, no shoes. No pretensions either.

About Soneva Kiri

Award-winning luxury resort Soneva Kiri sits on Thailand’s fourth largest but least populated island, Koh Kood – just one hour by private plane south-east of Bangkok. It offers an unrivalled combination of luxury, an integral environmental approach, authentic Thai experiences and mouth-watering organic food.

Soneva Kiri Resort comprises 36 vast pool villas on beach level, hillsides or cliff tops, all overlooking the Gulf of Thailand. Available to rent or purchase, all have impossibly chic furnishings, personal electric buggies and impeccable service courtesy of Mr./Ms. Friday private butlers.

Highlights include the open-air Cinema Paradiso, a home-made chocolate and ice cream parlour, a high-tech Observatory, a manta ray shaped children’s Den and the spectacular Treetop Dining Pod.

For more information, contact:

Carissa Crowley
Communications Director

Soneva Resorts, Residences & Spas
19/F Two Pacific Place, 142 Sukhumvit Rd., Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Tel: 66 (0) 2631 9624 Fax: 66 (0) 2631 9699 Email: