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CROSSROADS Opens in the Maldives

CROSSROADS, the Maldives’ first integrated resort destination, opened its doors with the launch of Hard Rock Hotel Maldives and SAii Lagoon Maldives, Curio Collection by Hilton pioneering this highly anticipated opening.

Just 15 minutes by speedboat from Male International Airport, both resorts, as well as CROSSROADS, are home to a spectacular selection of family-friendly and child-only amenities, inviting families for an action-packed holiday filled with adventure and fun, set against the picturesque backdrop of the Maldives.

Hard Rock Hotel Maldives

At Hard Rock Hotel Maldives, young ones are spoilt for choice with an array of child-friendly activities. Teens can visit the Teen Spirit® Club where aerial arts and self-defence classes await. Younger guests can head to the Hard Rock Roxity Kids Club™ to learn introductions to music, dance fitness, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, how to make recycled decorations, wood painting, tai chi and much more.

Daily boat excursions, field trips and beach activities are available, as well as water sports and diving at Best Dives, and budding environmentalists can join the Junior Coral Propagators Programme, learning about the importance of coral, taking an interactive tour of the Coral Laboratory, and enjoying a guided snorkel of the Coral Nursery.

Guests of all ages can enjoy the plethora of music-inspired activities taking place at the resort, from renting Fender guitars for an in-room jam session with The Sound Of Your Stay® to in-room music-infused yoga with Rock Om®. Cuisine highlights include Sessions all-day dining, Pan-Latin flavours at The Elephant and The Butterfly and the renowned Hard Rock Cafeitself. In-room baby amenities such as monitors and bouncers are also at guests’ disposal throughout their stay. Children below 12 years stay free and can enjoy free meals when dining from the children’s menu or receive 50% off the regular menu.

The Family Fun Package at Hard Rock Hotel Maldives is from AED 1497 per night, including round-trip airport transfers for two adults and two children, daily buffet breakfast at Sessions, 15% discount on food & beverage including in-villa dining and destination dining and use of snorkelling and non-motorised watersports equipment. The package also includes complimentary access to the Roxity Kids Club and Teen Spirit Club.

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SAii Lagoon Maldives, Curio Collection by Hilton

At SAii Lagoon Maldives, little ones are showered with in-room surprises; mini-bathrobes, cosy pyjamas with sleeping caps and soft toys with an ‘under the sea’ theme await, whilst parents can relax with optional connecting rooms, ideal for teenagers, and babysitting services for young ones. Share family moments over a private barbecue on the beach, tickle the tastebuds at Thai-Italian fusion restaurant Mr. Tomyam or indulge in Italian favourites at Miss Olive Oyl. Child-friendly healthy snacks will be available from Snap Snack Box daily.

On The Marina @ CROSSROADS, just a short walk via footbridge from both resorts, young guests of both hotels can venture to The Koimala & Maalimi’s Junior Beach Club andCamp, home to a waterpark, trampolines, climbing nets, alongside other indoor and outdoor activities. For a cultural exploration of the islands, the Maldives Discovery Centre comes filled with interactive displays and immersive conservation experiences, helping children to both learn and play. Young guests are encouraged to explore the exclusive activities on offer such as overnight camping, cultural activities and interactive play. The Marine Discovery Centre also boasts snorkelling, clownfish releasing programmes and coral nursery walking and watching for little ones.

The vast lagoon, extensive beach, and abundance of family-friendly activities at Hard Rock Hotel Maldives and SAii Lagoon Maldives combine to create the ultimate family holiday, topped with the fantastic offerings at CROSSROADS, a wide selection of retail and dining outlets, and stunning overwater and beachfront accommodations.

The SAii Lagoon Family Special is from AED 1357 per room per night, including round-trip speedboat transfers to and from MaléInternational Airport for two adults and two children, daily breakfast and direct access to the Junior Beach Club & Camp and Marine Discovery Centre.

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For an elevated dining experience, guests can upgrade to the‘Dine Around’ package on either full board or half board basis,and enjoy access to the diverse array of restaurants at both properties. For more information on the exciting dining destinations at CROSSROADS visit


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