CALENDAR OF JOY
“I found true joy there, and remembered my reason for living.”
Embark on curated journeys with world-renowned Visiting Practitioners; and join us for meaningful celebrations of special occasions through the year.
OF THE OCEAN
Celebrate this Festive Season at JOALI Maldives
We are thrilled to have you with us for the festive season! This year, our holiday calendar glitters with mystery and wonder, inspired by the richness of the underwater world. Each moment sparkles with the magic of the ocean that surrounds us.
Discover a fantasyland of vivid colours, dazzling decor, and joyful revelry. Embrace new possibilities — from exhilarating adventures above and below the waves, to artistic discoveries and wellness rituals.
THEATRE OF GIN
JOALI’s Her Journey series invites you to explore the sparkling world of premium spirits. This tasting session puts gin centre stage, exploring craft brands as well as global icons. Discuss the big gin questions like: Floral or botanical? On the rocks or paired with tonic? Identify secret distillation notes and appreciate the artistry that goes into the making of a great gin, from berry to bottle.
CHAMPION OF THE COURT
Sign up for an invigorating celebration of focus, endurance and skill. This tennis tournament will test your on-court prowess against fellow JOALI tennis players. Do you have what it takes to be crowned Champion of the Court?
YOGA-FLOW INTO LOVE
Couples’ yoga is a wonderful way to spend quality time together and nurture your precious bond. This session is designed to involve both partners through synchronised poses and breath-work.
CULINARY EXPERTS SERIES
Join us for an exclusive celebration of gastronomy and culinary artistry.
Shirataki, Tochikura and Gassan
14 October 2023
Partnering with renowned Japanese Sake breweries such as Shirataki, Tochikura and Ginrei Gassan, JOALI Maldives invites guests for a special sake dinner. The breweries are selected based on their craftsmanship and innovation, and brewing techniques. Set in the Japanese-Peruvian restaurant of the resort – Saoke – the dinner is sure to transport guests through a nostalgic journey of Japanese heritage on Maldivian shores.
15 to 22 October 2023
Enjoy a specially curated experience with Chef Ekaterina Alehina. Chef Ekaterina is the founder-chef of Biologie in Moscow and the first female chef in Russia to be awarded a Michelin star. Based on the concept of “circular gastronomy”, Biologie serves mindful recipes with a strong accent on sustainability.
15 to 22 November 2023
Indulge in Chef Theodor Falser's exquisite creations once again as we welcome the multi award-winning Michelin star recipient chef. Having been the culinary consultant for the resort’s Italian restaurant – Bellinis, Chef Theodor is passionate about wild herbs and regional products. Throughout his remarkable career, he has discovered different tastes from a variety of cultures.
18 to 25 December 2023
Chef Nina Tarasova joins JOALI Maldives to celebrate the festive season in style. Her dedication and culinary mastery is sure to leave an indelible impression for the guests.
With over 10 years of experience in the culinary sphere, Chef Nina Tarasova is a well-known for her confectionary skills.
10 to 17 January 2024
Embark on an extraordinary culinary journey with Chef Alex Webb as he draws inspiration from travels and the nostalgic flavours of his childhood.
After impressing the world with his showstopping dishes on BBC’s ‘MasterChef: The Professionals’, trailblazing Chef Alex Webb ultimately won the show in 2020. His main mantra is “food should be an experience”, and his dishes are well-known for its creative flair and presentation.
20 to 27 February 2024
A visit that promises exceptional and innovative fusion of flavours to guests.
Hailing from Japan and trained in France and Italy, Chef Yamamoto has garnered multiple culinary accolades during his illustrious career including multiple Michelin-star ratings. His dishes are well known for their exquisite flavours and meticulous attention to detail. Chef Yamamoto has worked closely with JOALI Maldives, curating the menu at Saoke, the resort’s acclaimed Japanese-Peruvian Restaurant.