Astronomy

Private Stargazing

Experience a night under the stars, at the first overwater observatory in the Maldives. Learn about the secrets of the night sky with our Astronomer. Choose to combine your astronomical experience with dinner at So Starstruck, for a magical over water dining experience under the stars.

Astronomical Dinner Cruise

Join us for an unforgettable astronomical adventure, where you will head out into the Indian Ocean for this unique dining experience under the stars. An astronomical adventure under the night sky, head out into the Maldivian ocean in a landing craft for this unique dining experience. Enjoy dinner and wines while watching the sun set over the Indian Ocean, before learning the secrets of the sky from our expert resident Astronomer.

So Starstruck Astronomy Dinner

Come to the state of the art, James Bond inspired observatory for an out of this world dining experience. Sit back and enjoy great food and drink as the in-house Astronomer takes you through a journey of the night sky and beyond. Using a 16” telescope that rises from the ground, there is plenty to see, talk about and learn.

Midnight Astronomy Picnic

For a once in a lifetime experience why not join the astronomer and experience a midnight picnic on the local sandbank underneath the stars, Moon and Milky Way? Spend the evening laying down and chatting with your personal Astronomer as he focuses greatly on cultural astronomy. Cultural astronomy is the study of how ancient cultures have used the night sky for orientation, harvesting, hunting and of course stories to teach what is right and what is wrong. Do not worry, your astronomer is more than happy to point out the constellations and to talk science with you, so make sure to bring your curiosity with you for this very unique picnic in the Maldives.

Included in the price is your boat transfer, food hamper, picnic blankets and Astronomer with a laser pointer and small telescope, as well as champagne.

Private Villa/Beach Astronomy Tours

If you would like an exclusive astronomy experience, then why not travel with the in-house Astronomer to a local sandbank or beach that sits further away from the lights of the resort? Traveling by boat, you will get whisked away to an elusive remote location where you will get a personal and intimate astronomy experience. This experience can be either a standalone astronomy experience or it can be enhanced by adding an amazing food and drink package.

Sunrise Astronomy

Start the day by connecting with what is around you and beyond. Starting early in the morning at 5am, you will make your way to the James Bond-style observatory where you will be treated to a different sky than what can be seen from earlier in the night.Connect to the entire Universe as the in-house Astronomer takes you on a journey uniting the Earth to the sky andthe cosmos. This tour includes a yummy breakfast which you can enjoy while looking at the gorgeous sun rising over the villas.

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