Maldives resort reviews

W Retreat celebrates Chinese New Year in style

By Sanne Wesselman | Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - 17:56

5-star resort W Retreat & Spa Maldives flew in Angus Wong, Artistic Director and Resident DJ of W Hong Kong to make the Lunar New Year's celebration into a unique one.

DJ Angus performed under the moonlight, beside an open fire pit on a white sandy beach in the middle of the Indian ocean.
A beautifully decorated dining area on the beach, created for guests to start the night with a barbeque style buffet, was bedecked with red paper lanterns and other Chinese New Year decorations.
After dinner guests had the opportunity to dance the night away on the beach with a delicious cocktail in hand, or simply relax on a (red) bean bag, watching the stars and listening to the music.
DJ Angus, who made a name for himself as resident DJ/General Manager at Volume, one of Hong Kong's hippest clubs, knows his music and seems to know his crowd. 
Playing in the Maldives for the third time, he managed to create a perfect atmosphere for this special event and a perfect start to the Lunar New Year.
DJ Angus also played in the resort´s underground nightclub, 15below, the only venue of its kind in the Maldives, with almost a hundred varieties of vodka.
Events such as the Lunar New Year's celebration are held roughly four times a year and are a great way for W Retreat & Spa to show its unique approach to 5-star hospitality in the Maldives.
W Retreat & Spa is, without a doubt, one of the trendiest and most playful private island resorts in the Maldives.  
W has a unqiue and cheeky attitude that sets it apart from your average Maldivian resort. Guests are never more than a few metres from a ´sweet spot´, where they can gorge themselves on complimentary icecreams and soft drinks, and surprises such as ping pong tables in the swimming pool are around every corner.
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