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Emerald Faarufushi Resort & Spa Marks a Milestone: Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Renowned 5-Star Deluxe All-Inclusive Retreat, Emerald Faarufushi Resort & Spa, Affiliated with The Leading Hotels of the World, Marks Its One-Year Anniversary Since Reopening and Celebrates Phenomenal Success.

In the last 12 months, the Emerald Faarufushi Resort & Spa has achieved remarkable heights, boasting an impressive average occupancy rate of 85%. Key contributing nations include Italy, the UK, and Germany, each accounting for 15% of the total bookings, with the remaining 55% hailing from diverse corners of the globe. This outstanding success in the international market cements its position as a true gem in luxury travel. The resort has already claimed a spot among the top 10 resorts for guest satisfaction on TripAdvisor and secured an exceptional rating of 9.8 on

To honour this significant milestone and herald another year of triumphs, the resort is hosting a spectacular celebration open to all guests on Sunday, October 1st.

The festivities commence with a morning filled with excitement, featuring a thrilling Water Sports Show and Free Trial Diving session. Guests are invited to immerse themselves in the world of aquatic adventure, paddling on a Stand-Up Paddleboard (SUP), or exploring the vibrant coral reefs beneath the crystal-clear waters.

During the early afternoon, the celebrations continue with a delightful Choco Swiss Roll Class at the Aqua Restaurant, where culinary creativity knows no bounds. Later, guests can showcase their mixology prowess during an enchanting Cocktail Masterclass at the Eclipse Bar, offering mesmerising ocean views.

For those with a competitive spirit, a thrilling rendezvous awaits at 5 p.m. on the padel court, where guests can challenge the resort’s General Manager, Patrick De Staercke, to an epic showdown. As twilight descends upon the island, the true revelry begins at 7 p.m. with a lively Cocktail Party at the Sunset Pool Bar. Everyone is invited to raise a glass and toast to the resort’s incredible journey over the past year! The celebration then transitions into a sumptuous Gala Dinner, followed by a vibrant Pink DJ Party that will keep guests dancing under the stars until the early hours.

“We are thrilled with the accomplishments attained in our inaugural 12 months of operation,” states Simone Scarapicchia, Chief Commercial Officer, The Emerald Collection. “Since our inauguration on 1st October 2022 through April, we have maintained a consistent occupancy rate of approximately 85%, and our projections for Q4 2023 align with this average. Our Deluxe All-Inclusive offering, coupled with a refined yet unobtrusive service and the elegance of our villas and communal areas, have instantly resonated with key European markets.

Looking ahead to 2024, we are introducing enhancements, notably expanding the island’s beach area and introducing a novel category of over-the-water villas: the Sunset Water Villa with a pool, providing unparalleled views of the daily sunsets that illuminate the waters surrounding Emerald Faarufushi Resort & Spa in hues of pink and orange.”

Established in 2013, The Emerald Collection stands as an esteemed Italian 5-star luxury property group under the guidance of the Scarapicchia family. With a wealth of experience spanning over 40 years in constructing and overseeing luxury all-inclusive properties, their expertise is particularly prominent in the regions of the Indian Ocean, Caribbean, and East Africa. The Emerald Collection’s commitment to providing exceptional luxury experiences in some of the world’s most breathtaking locales is evident through their properties, promising discerning travelers unparalleled elegance and service.