Santa Arriving at One&Only Reethi Rah on a Jet Ski

Festive cheer

Join us for the Maldives’ biggest and brightest holiday celebrations.


Let the magic begin

Feel the island come alive with the spirit of the season as twinkling lights lead you towards an array of special events and activities every age will adore. From Santa’s dramatic Christmas visit to elegant Champagne brunches, gala dinners, and a series of fitness tournaments. And the epic Underwonder Festival, filled with parties and performances that count us down to New Year’s day.


Friends drinking at a bar at One&Only Resorts
Children with Festive Decorations at One&Only Reethi Rah

Celebrate your way

With standalone villas offering seclusion and warm, personalised service, you’ll discover the perfect haven to make festive memories with your loved ones. From couples to extended groups and families, we can curate a world of fun around the resort, then bring the magic straight to you.

Festive fun for all

Christmas Tree Lighting at One&Only Reethi Rah

Christmas Tree Lighting

Our tree lighting ceremony marks the official kick-off to the festive season here at One&Only Reethi Rah. Little ones love ti get hands-on and decorate the Christmas tree, while you sip on a selection of creative cocktails and get into the warm spirit.

Location: Rah Bar Pool Side
Date: 22 December 2019
Time: 7pm

Festive One&Only logo at One&Only Reethi Rah

Christmas Eve Cocktails

Savour delicious cocktails and canapés as the sun sets on the Indian Ocean. It's a magical Christmas moment for your family and loved ones, surrounded by the shimmering beauty of our infinity pool.

Location: Rah Bar Beach Side
Date: 24 December 2019
Time: 7-8pm

Christmas Eve Dinner at One&Only Reethi Rah

Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet

Prepare for an evening of variety as our chefs present traditional seasonal favourites, premium cuts, fresh catches from the sea, and plenty of sweet treats. With spectacular views in the evenings, Reethi Restaurant offers an unrivalled backdrop for your Christmas Eve.

Location: Reethi Restaurant
Date: 24 December 2019
Time: 8-10.30pm

Santa Arriving at One&Only Reethi Rah on a Jet Ski

Santa’s Arrival

How will Santa arrive on the island this year? Come and watch his grand entrance and kids will be treated with something very special from his overflowing bag of gifts. And he doesn’t forget you - Santa’s little helpers will float around, topping up your glasses with chilled Champagne and mulled wine.

Location: Rah Bar Pool Side
Date: 25 December 2019
Time: 12pm

Festive Brunch at One&Only Reethi Rah

Christmas Champagne Brunch

The perfect way to kickstart the day’s celebrations. Surrounded by ocean views, you’ll feel spoilt for choice with our selection of international cuisines and holiday classics, best accompanied, of course, with bubbles.

Location: Reethi Restaurant & Rah Bar
Date: 25 December 2019
Time: 12.30-4pm

Orthodox Christmas Decorations at One&Only Reethi Rah

Orthodox Christmas Cocktails & Gala Dinner

Celebrate the Orthodox Christmas Eve under a sky full of fireworks over the breathtaking Indian Ocean. Savour a lavish international buffet featuring traditional festive favourites, and let the celebrations continue into the night, with live music by The Max Band.

Location: Sunrise Beach
Date: 6 January 2020
Time: 7pm

Christmas Celebration Decorations at One&Only Reethi Rah

Orthodox Champagne Brunch

The Orthodox Christmas is finally here, so indulge in a feast of international cuisines and bottomless Champagne. Relax as our DJ fills the sea breeze with chilled-out tunes throughout the afternoon.

Location: Rah Bar
Date: 7 January 2020
Time: 12.30-4pm

Festive Firework Celebrations at One&Only Reethi Rah

Seasonal sports

Kids' Football at One&Only Resorts

Kid’s Football Match

Join us for a fun-filled afternoon of friendly competition, and let the kids run around after all the excitement. The challenge begins when the whistle blows!

Location: Football Field
Date: 26 December 2019
Time: 4pm

Club One Football Field at One&Only Reethi Rah

Adult’s Football Tournament

It’s time for the adults to earn their stripes and show off some fancy footwork on the pitch. Let’s get a crowd together to cheer on our family and friends.

Location: Football Field
Date: 26-27 December 2019
Time: 5pm

Aerial View of One&Only Reethi Rah Resort

Reethi Island Marathon

Don’t do it for the glory, do it for you – a fantastic personal challenge to mark your stay. At a total of 6.4 kilometres, it’s a flat sandy path which allows you to experience every corner of our beautiful island and exceptional ocean views as you run.

Location: Football Field
Date: 28 December 2019
Time: 8am

Badminton at One&Only Resorts

Badminton Tournament

One of our much-loved team competitions. Pick up a racket and pick your partner, we’ll have doubles for men, women and mixed teams.

Location: Badminton Court
Date: 29 December 2019
Time: 5pm

Family Diving at One&Only Le Saint Géran

Family Fitness Challenge

This is your chance to pull together and have a whole lot of fun. Our Family Fitness Challenge encourages you to think outside the gym and take advantage of your indoor and outdoor surroundings. Get ready to run, sweat and get wet – there will be family relay races and a host of fun activities.

Location: Football Field
Date: 30 December 2019
Time: 5pm

Club One Tennis Courts at One&Only Reethi Rah

Tennis Tournament

The spirit of the tournament is fun, friendly, and great for building teamwork among your family and friends. All ages are welcome!

Location: Tennis Court
Date: 2 January 2020
Time: 4pm

Santa Arriving at One&Only Reethi Rah on a Jet Ski


Round Table at the Reethi Restaurant at One&Only Reethi Rah

2020 Underwonder Festival

Celebrate the launch of 2020 under a sky full of fireworks over the breathtaking Indian Ocean. Ring in the New Year with a Champagne toast and enjoy a fun-filled evening of culinary delights, dancing, and live entertainment.

Location: Sunrise Beach
Date: 31 December 2019
Time: 8pm onwards

Friends Having Dinner at One&Only Resorts

The party begins - See the Wonder...

Witness the sensation of the UnderWonder Festival at our grand opening party. Expect a host of spectacular entertainment, live music, canapés and Champagne to preview the magic of Reethi’s UnderWonder Festival for this New Year’s Eve.

Location: Lawn Club
Date: 28 December 2019
Time: 6.30-8.30pm

Girl Performing on Stage at One&Only Reethi Rah

Hear The Wonder

Watch and listen as the island transforms into a stage. Enjoy being surrounded by great music, world-class performances, and wellbeing experiences – a truly unforgettable day at One&Only Reethi Rah.

Location: Spa, Rah Bar, Beach Club
Date: 29 December 2019
Time: Full day event

Dom Perignon Champagne at One&Only Resorts

New Year’s Eve Party & Gala Dinner

Welcome the New Year in incomparable style at the UnderWonder Festival, where everything you see, hear, and taste will enlighten your senses. Unforgettable views of the Indian Ocean and glittering sky lit up with fireworks. Mouth-watering menus prepared with extra flair, and dazzling live entertainment by the Inspiration Band & DJ U-RA.

8.00pm - 9pm | Cocktail Reception at the Beachfront Marquee
8pm onwards | Gala Dinner at Sunrise Beach
Date: 31 December 2019
Dress Code: Blue, Gold & Sparkles

Friends drinking at a bar at One&Only Resorts

Survivors Party

Yes, we’re still going! Don’t miss the spectacular party that continues until the early New Year’s sunrise. Dance all night with friends and family and views that transform with the light.

Location: Sunrise Beach
Date: 1 January 2020
Time: 3am onwards

New Year Brunch at One&Only Reethi Rah

New Year’s Day Champagne Brunch

Toast to bright new beginnings with a delicious Champagne brunch overlooking the ocean. Indulge in a bountiful selection of international cuisines, free-flowing Champagne, and relax to live music all afternoon.

Location: Rah Bar & Reethi Restaurant
Date: 1 January 2020
Time: 12.30-4pm


We highly recommend making advance reservations to our holiday events.
For more details or to confirm a resort or event reservation, please call +960 664 8800 or email