Recreation Beach
All day, every day
If you go down to the beach today, you’re sure of a BIG surprise! Life-size, in fact! Keep a steady hand for a thrilling game of giant Jenga. Strategically stack discs as big as dinner plates to win outsize Connect 4. Or get tactical with big Tic Tac Toe. What better way to enjoy family time than with sand between your toes and sea breezes in your hair?
Recreation Beach
24 December
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Take a game of Scrabble, add a pinch of Boggle and season it with a relay scramble across the sand!
Come up with the longest Boggle word in a minute before running your flip flops off in a relay to get it up on the board in the Recreation Centre first.
Recreation Centre & Kids’ Club
25 December
11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Santa has mastered Dominos, achieved Checkmate, matched his Mahjong tiles, cleared his Carrom men, triple-scored in Scrabble and collected all the Mancala stones and has arrived victorious at Kuda Huraa to deliver gifts, goodwill and a game-winning tip or two! Join us as we welcome him to the island in flamboyant festive style…
Recreation Beach
26 December
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Picture the scene: one pack of Mahjong tiles floating in an inflatable in the ocean; another in a container on the sand. Have you got what it takes to beat your competitor – and the clock – to triumph at the maddest mad-jhong match-up in the Maldives this Christmas?
Recreation Beach
28 December
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Today we’re giving Mancala a Kuda coconut twist! And why not? Hundreds of years ago it was played by digging small holes in the ground and using pebbles or shells as playing pieces – so think of this as seasonal super-sizing! We’ll teach you the basics of a game that you can play anywhere, anytime (though perhaps not with coconuts!)
Recreation Beach
2 January 2020
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Don your running shorts and prepare for some serious fun as you head off along the beach in pursuit of the correct answer to our unique Kuda Questions! Warning: there’s nothing trivial about this came. Zero. Zilch. Nix. Nothing. Nada… 😀
Sunset Lounge
6 January 2020
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Did you know, the tallest ever domino structure was 9.17 m (30 ft 1.02 in) high and featured 8,044 dominos? Today it’s your chance to see how high you can go… Steady those hands and build the tallest tower in the time given to win a special festive prize. What will your stacking tactics be?
Lava Lounge
Daily from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Head to our Lava Lounge Games Room to hone your skills and challenge one another to board game tournaments. As well as all the games featured in our festive dining line-up, we’ll be offering you the chance to learn how to play any that you don’t yet know…. Make the most of honing your strategy, wits and skill while enjoying some good old-fashioned family fun.

Meet at Marine Discovery Centre
25 December
2:00 pm

Keep your wits about you for a thrilling snorkelling trip with none other than the Big Man himself. Santa’s skill is discovering the hidden underwater kingdoms just under the calm Maldivian waters; you’ll have to be quick to see these fast-moving ocean dwellers, from clown fish to turtles, mantas to barracudas. You’re on their territory now so head out with Santa to learn the rules of the game.
Meet at the Dive Centre
25 December
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Decorate a Christmas tree-shaped coral frame with living coral fragments – it’s food for the soul and the sea. Complimentary for anyone who has completed at least one Discover Scuba Diving session.
Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday & Thursday
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
As the sun sets, head out to sea on a traditional dhoni in search of hundreds of spinner dolphins that live in our local waters. With a little bit of luck, they’ll entertain you with a spectacular leaping and twisting dance display.

Daily from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm

When you’re done connecting with each other over board games, head to the all-new Island Spa to reconnect back to yourself. Get yourself in competitive shape with strengthening SUP Yoga sessions; soothe gamed-out minds with ‘Healing Waters’ treatments; or continue in the board-game inspired spirit of the season with our festive specials.

  • Twister Yoga Challenge
    Great for couples or families of up to four, this fun yoga session combines Twister with connecting and twisting yoga postures. Who can achieve the biggest stretch?
  • Sing-Song Mahjong Magic
    Soothe aching back, neck and shoulders after a good game of Mahjong with a heavenly Oriental massage. Singing bowls placed on the back and stomach rebalance the energies while flat stone crystals massage the arms, hands and facial pressure points, leaving you refreshed and rejuvenated. 60 min
  • The King & Queen’s Royal Treatment
    Surrender to pure relaxation with our full body massage for two, that uses long, flowing massage strokes to elevate body, mind and soul to heightened serenity. Give your treatment a further royal upgrade with two therapists per person performing a four-handed treatment
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    divine synchronicity. 60 or 90 min / 1 or 2 therapists per person
  • Golden Mayfair Treatment
    Advance to Mayfair with this luxurious full body treatment that draws on gold – a secret saviour – for skin that glows with health. An invigorating body scrub cleanses and revitalises the skin before a deeply nourishing massage, followed by a facial with a golden radiance-boosting mask. 150 min

Please contact The Island Spa (dial 5) for bookings or information.



Let lead singer Shamoon and his brilliant band lull you into island life this festive season with chilled, feel-good vibes and colourful beats sure to get your toes tapping. Equatic Vibes wowed the crowds on Maldivian Idol with their cool combination of Dhivehi, pop, rock, reggae, and jazz, and we can’t wait for the Malé boys’ dance-inspired twist this festive season! 


‘Contact Games HQ’ at or our festive concierge team at to make advance reservations and discuss bespoke arrangements for your upcoming stay with us.





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