Festival of Colour

This year, there's no better time to visit Soneva. Introducing our ‘Festival of Colour’, which celebrates the diverse array of guest activities and experiences on offer this year, ranging from visiting Michelin-starred chefs and astronomers…

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Chef

Thanaruk Chuto (Chef Pom)

Oct. 1, 2019 – Oct. 5, 2019 | Soneva Kiri

Chef Pom is a famous Thai chef well regarded for his specialty in modern Chinese cuisine.Chef Pom has had a wealth of experience from major culinary hubs including Hong Kong, Beijing, Singapore, Bangkok and Taiwan. The restaurants for which he worked has won multiple awards under his leadership.

3 Michelin Stars Chef

Kenji Gyoten

Aug. 13, 2019 – Aug. 29, 2019 | Soneva Fushi

Chef Kenji Gyoten was born in 1982 and influenced by his grandfather, a sushi chef, and encouraged to become a sushi chef himself. After working underneath his mentors in Tokyo…

Chef

Stefano Catenacci

Oct. 12, 2019 – Oct. 19, 2019 | Soneva Fushi

Stefano, from Sweden, is the head chef of Operakällaren, the country's most opulent restaurant that is housed within the historic Opera House. He began his culinary career at the age of 14...

3 Michelin Stars Chef

Julien Royer

Oct. 08, 2019 – Oct. 15, 2019 | Soneva Fushi

Award-winning chef Julien Royer is co-owner of Odette, a two Michelin-starred modern French restaurant in the iconic National Gallery in Singapore. Odette offers a constantly evolving menu...

3 Michelin Stars Chef

Maxime Meilleur

Oct. 7, 2019 – Oct. 14, 2019 | Soneva Jani

Maxime Meilleur is a three-starred chef from France. Together with his family, he built up La Bouitte from scratch and turned it into one of the most sought-after gourmet restaurants in the Alps…

3 Michelin Stars Chef

Maxime Meilleur

Oct. 14, 2019 – Oct. 26, 2019 | Soneva Fushi

Maxime Meilleur is a three-starred chef from France. Together with his family, he built up La Bouitte from scratch and turned it into one of the most sought-after gourmet restaurants in the Alps…

Practitioner

Sandra Laznik

Oct. 18, 2019 – Nov. 8, 2019 | Soneva Jani

Sandra Laznik graduated from the University of Sport Science in Slovenia, where she became a professor of sport education, and obtained her fitness and aerobics instructor qualifications. She upgraded her...

Chef

Gregoire Berger

Oct. 19, 2019 – Oct. 28, 2019 | Soneva Fushi

It is no coincidence that Gregoire Berger became a chef. Born in Brittany, he quickly became accustomed to good food and cooking...

Rugby Commentator

Jason Robinson

Oct. 19, 20, 26, 27, Nov. 1, 2 | Soneva Fushi

Jason is a sporting legend in both Rugby League and Rugby Union. He has played in three Rugby World Cup finals, scoring England’s only try to help them secure their 2003 win. Jason’s trademark side step...

Rugby Commentator

Austin Healey

Oct. 19, 20, 26, 27, Nov. 1, 2 | Soneva Kiri

Austin Healey is one of the most highly regarded English rugby players of the modern era. He has played as a full-back for Leicester Tigers (with whom he won two European Cups), won 51 caps for England...

2 Michelin Stars Chef

Giancarlo Perbellini

Oct. 22, 2019 - Oct. 30, 2019 | Soneva Fushi

In 2014, he opened Casa Perbellini, which a year later received Three Hats, a score of 18/20 and the New Proposal of the Year award by the Espresso Guide. In 2016 it was awarded two stars,...

Chef

Andreas Bagh

Oct. 21, 2019 - Oct. 28, 2019 | Soneva Kiri

The Michelin-starred restaurant Marchal has chosen the new figurehead, who will continue the gastronomic legacy of the iconic hotel. The style will be international with contemporary nuances of the...

3 Michelin Stars Chef

Kenji Gyoten

Nov. 11, 2019 - Nov. 16, 2019 | Soneva Fushi

Chef Kenji Gyoten was born in 1982 and influenced by his grandfather, a sushi chef, and encouraged to become a sushi chef himself. After working underneath his mentors in Tokyo, the chef opened ‘Sushi Gyoten’...

2 Michelin Stars Chef

Yoann Conte

Nov. 5, 2019 - Nov. 20, 2019 | Soneva Fushi

Yoann Conte was born in Brest, from there he moved to Thonon-Les-Bains to study, where he explored his interest in pastries. In 1993 he joined the kitchens of the Auberge de l’Eridan, which at the time...

Practitioner

Bill Curry

Nov. 10, 2019 - Feb. 1, 2020 | Soneva Jani

Bill Curry has worked in Six Senses spa and in other well known resorts in Thailand and the Maldives. He studied Cranio Sacral Therapy in New Mexico Academy of Healing Arts. He is also practicing Deep...

Astronaut

Charlie Duke

Nov. 27, 2019 | Soneva Fushi

Only 12 men ever walked on the Moon. General Charlie Duke served aboard Apollo 16, becoming the tenth man to walk the lunar surface...

1 Michelin Star Chef

Massimo Camia

Dec. 10, 2019 - Dec. 17, 2019 | Soneva Kiri

He first opened his restaurant in 1910, with his wife Luciana, a former school teacher, as front of house. In 2001 all of Massimo and Luciana’s hard work was honoured with...

Wine Events

Valter Fissore

Dec. 10, 2019 - Dec. 17, 2019 | Soneva Kiri

The Elvio Cogno Winery produces the principle wines of the Langhe, in Italy. The 15- hectare winery is located in the town of Novello, in the province of Cuneo, where they produce Barolo DOCG...

Chef

Bart De Pooter

Dec. 10, 2019 - Dec. 23, 2019 | Soneva Fushi

Bart De Pooter is the Chef and owner of restaurant Pastorale in Reet near Antwerp since 1993 (he opened his restaurant at age 24 and was one of the youngest entrepreneur). Pastorale...

Practitioner

Roger Moore

Dec. 13, 2019 - Jan. 3, 2020 | Soneva Jani

Roger is a world-renowned therapist to many celebrities who has been featured in magazines, TV health programmes and spa and health related articles...

Writer

Peter Frankopan

Dec. 14, 2019 - Dec. 22, 2019 | Soneva Fushi

Peter Frankopan is a Professor of Global History at Oxford University, where he is a Senior Research Fellow of Worcester College and the Director of the Oxford Centre for Byzantine Research....

Tennis Player

Jonas Björkman

Dec. 15, 2019 - Dec. 26, 2019 | Soneva Fushi

Jonas Bjorkan was a former No. 4 singles tennis player in the world, winning six ATP Singles titles during his career. Jonas was also a former No. 1...

Mentoring firm

Oppidan Education

Oct. 19, 2019 - Nov. 2, 2019 | Soneva Fushi

During your stay, you might be interested to know that we are partnering with Oppidan Education, a British-based mentoring firm created to help children continue their learning ...

Astronomer

Lars Christensen

Dec. 20, 2019 - Dec. 28, 2019 | Soneva Fushi

Lars is an award-winning astronomer and science communicator. He has authored a dozen popular science books translated into more than ten languages. Lars has directed several documentaries and...

Soccer Player

Karina LeBlanc

Dec. 20, 2019 - Dec. 24, 2019 | Soneva Fushi

Karina LeBlanc is a recently retired Olympic and professional athlete who has had the honour of being the longest serving soccer player for Canada, playing for nearly 18 years. She has...

Soccer Player

Mikael Silvestre

Dec. 20, 2019 - Dec. 24, 2019 | Soneva Fushi

Mikael Silvestre claimed his first-team spot at the young age of 18, after which he spent two seasons with the French club before joining a prominent Italian international club. His career...

2 Michelin Stars Chef

Tim Raue

Dec. 25, 2019 - Jan. 1, 2020 | Soneva Fushi

As chef de cuisine of restaurant 44, Tim Raue received his first Michelin star and was recognized with 18 Gault&Millau points as well as the title "chef of the year” in 2007...

Chef

Guillaume Goupil

Jan. 12 - Jan. 19 | Soneva Fushi & Jani

Having worked in the kitchens of Palaces and 5-star hotels such as the Michelin two-star Domaine des Hauts de Loire, the Faventia at the Four Seasons Terre Blanche and at the Michelin-starre...

Chef

Syrco Bakker

Jan. 20, 2020 - Jan. 27, 2020 | Soneva Fushi

Since the opening of Pure C** in 2010, Syrco continues to raise the bar as head chef. With his team of 18 staff he bucks the trends and sets his own new standards. His unique style has...

Chef

Mark Lundegaard

Feb. 3, 2020 - Feb. 16, 2020 | Soneva Fushi

The Chef and Director at Kong Hans Kælder Restaurant, located in the oldest building in Copenhagen. In Mark’s universe, food is not a gift sent down from heaven. In order to understand...

3 Michelin Stars Chef

Kenji Gyoten

Feb. 8, 2020 - Feb. 15, 2020 | Soneva Fushi

Chef Kenji Gyoten was born in 1982 and influenced by his grandfather, a sushi chef, and encouraged to become a sushi chef himself. After working underneath his mentors...

3 Michelin Stars Chef

Kenji Gyoten

Feb. 1, 2020 - Feb. 7, 2020 | Soneva Kiri

Chef Kenji Gyoten was born in 1982 and influenced by his grandfather, a sushi chef, and encouraged to become a sushi chef himself. After working underneath his mentors in Tokyo...

Mentoring Firm

Oppidan Education

Feb. 9, 2020 - Feb. 22, 2020 | Soneva Fushi

During your stay, you might be interested to know that we are partnering with Oppidan Education, a British-based mentoring firm created to help children continue their learning outside...

Chef

Claus Meyer

Feb. 10, 2020 - Feb. 16, 2020 | Soneva Fushi

For more than 30 years, Claus Meyer has been a gastronomic entrepreneur. Besides his countless companies, Meyer is an affiliated professor and distinguished alum at Copenhagen Business ...

2 star Michelin chef

Alberto Faccani

Feb. 23, 2020 - Mar. 3, 2020 | Soneva Fushi

Alberto Faccani is a self-taught chef. He has beenpassionate about the restaurant industry and had always dreamed of becoming achef since he was child. He considers himself a...

1 star Michelin chef

Chiara Pavan

Feb. 15, 2020 - Feb. 29, 2020 | Soneva Fushi

Chiara, originally from Verona in Italy, started working at the one Michelin-starred Venissa in 2016, alongside Chef Francesco Brutto. She was recently nominated for The Best Female...

2 Michelin Star Chef

Richard van Oostenbrugge

Mar. 1, 2020 - Mar. 14, 2020 | Soneva Fushi

Chef van Oostenbrugge started his career in Switzerland, where he worked alongside top chefs and mastered culinary skills of the highest level. He returned to Amsterdam from Gstaad...

2 Michelin Stars Chef

Patrick Jeffroy

Mar. 15, 2020 - Mar.22, 2020 | Soneva Fushi

Two-star Michelin, Chef Patrick Jeffroy is lighting up the french culinary world from his hometown in Britanny, in the heights of Carantec. Well known for his seafood dishes, he has kept his childhood....

Wine Critic

Jancis Robinson

Mar. 29, 2020 - Mar.31, 2020 | Soneva Fushi

Voted world's most influential wine critic in polls in the US, France and internationally in 2018, Jancis views herself as a wine writer rather than a wine critic....

Wine Critic

Jancis Robinson

Apr. 1, 2020 - Apr.2, 2020 | Soneva Jani

Voted world's most influential wine critic in polls in the US, France and internationally in 2018, Jancis views herself as a wine writer rather than a wine critic....

1 Michelin Star Chef

Shaun Rankin

Apr. 6, 2020 - Apr.16, 2020 | Soneva Fushi

Shaun Rankin is a renowned, published chef with TV accolades and a passion for the fresh produce of the Channel Islands where he resides Yorkshire born Shaun honed his skills at The Mayfair Hotel...

Chef

Cédric Vongerichten

Apr. 10, 2020 - Apr.16, 2020 | Soneva Fushi

Cédric Vongerichten is the executive chef and owner of Wayan, a new, modern French-Indonesian restaurant in New York City. Originally born in Bangkok, Thailand, Cédric moved to...

Chef

Cédric Vongerichten

Apr. 16, 2020 - Apr.19, 2020 | Soneva Jani

Cédric Vongerichten is the executive chef and owner of Wayan, a new, modern French-Indonesian restaurant in New York City. Originally born in Bangkok, Thailand, Cédric moved to...

2 Michelin Stars Chef

Christophe Hay

Aug. 25, 2020 - Sep. 2, 2020 | Soneva Fushi

In 2014, Christophe went back to his native region when he purchased La Maison d’à Côté. He proposed an inventive cuisine, modern and healthy, exclusively selecting local products...

2 Michelin Stars Chef

Bruno Oger

Oct. 18, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2020 | Soneva Fushi

In 1997, he was awarded his first Michelin star. Three years later, Bruno earned a score of 18/20 and was voted Meilleur Cuisinier de l’Année by Gault-Millau. Bruno Oger plays a major...

Fitness

Aerial Yoga

Annual Events | Soneva Kiri

Aerial Yoga brings together stretching, breathing and meditation with gymnastics and aerial arts, all performed with a hammock made of a soft and supple parachute-silk fabric, suspended from the ceiling...

Practitioner

Melody

Annual Events | Soneva Kiri

Melody is from the far North East of India, specialising in classical and modern forms of Hatha Yoga, Mat Pilates, Ayurveda and holistic therapies. Melody studied Yoga in Rishikesh which is the birth place...

Practitioner

Daniejla Bhandari

Annual Events | Soneva Fushi

Dana has spent over 20 years in the medical and wellbeing field, both allopathic and alternative. On her life journey from Croatia and Serbia to UAE, Nepal, India...

Practitioner

Pawan Kumar

Annual Events | Soneva Jani

Pawan comes from a traditional Hindu family in the Himalayan region of India. Since childhood he wasbrought up surrounded by spiritual practices and teachings. He studied yoga in many ancient...

Contact Us

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Phone

+960 6600304

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