One&Only resorts offer idyllic escape this Eid

One&Only Gorilla’s Nest

One&Only’s collection of resorts provides unmatched settings for ultra-luxury family retreats this Eid with beautifully appointed suites and private villas set in mesmerizing locations and offering exclusive experiences.

From escaping the city to the azure waters of Mauritius to retreating to a private overwater sanctuary in the Maldives, rejuvenating with word-class Chenot Espace at One&Only Portonovi, or staying closer to home in Dubai, Eid Al Fitr with One&Only is the dream celebration.

One&Only Le Saint Géran - A Tropical Retreat in Mauritius
Explore the pristine waters of Mauritius at One&Only Le Saint Géran, an exclusive island resort ideal for families looking to create lifelong memories. Nestled within tropical gardens, guest rooms feature generous living spaces showcasing the magnificent views surrounding the resort.

One&Only Le Saint Géran offers dynamic culinary experiences, playful swimming pools with cabanas, a shisha corner, a stunning One&Only Spa and a Club One to spend memorable time with family. Dedicated recreational centres for children and teenagers, a state-of-the-art indoor and outdoor fitness centre, Padel, tennis and volleyball courts are also some of the complimentary activities available to keep all ages entertained.

Located beneath the tropical Badamier trees and overlooking the Indian Ocean, Le Badamier restaurant is a standout culinary experience serving freshly-caught seafood with a sophisticated Southern French and Italian flare. Harness the power of plants at L’Artisan café and explore celebrity chef Matthew Kenney’s plant-based menu taking inspiration from the multicultural cuisines of Mauritius, and specially curated for One&Only Le Saint Géran.

Other dining options include celebrated steakhouse PRIME where guests can enjoy organic steak, local seafood and house-made sides from the seasoned grill-master and many more.

One&Only Gorilla’s Nest - Become One with Nature
There is no better way to explore nature during the Eid break better than being in one of the world’s most exceptional natural locations. Cushioned in the foothills of the stunning Virunga volcano range, One&Only Gorilla’s Nest offers an exclusive front-row seat to observe endangered mountain gorillas in the wild.

Guests are invited to escape to beautifully designed private sanctuaries that offer an intimate collection of jungle-chic havens. Each space is designed to enhance the natural landscape and is surrounded by Eucalyptus trees, strategically positioned on stilts. Private decks and in-room fireplaces add a layer of authenticity, inviting the outside in and allowing for a genuinely unforgettable East African experience.

Delivering the freshest farm to dining experience, Executive Chef Brandon Souris and his team focus on local and organic ingredients, making use of the abundant produce from local farmers as well as his own Chef’s Garden. The culinary team work on a new menu daily with a focus on Rwandan and African influences, based on guests’ preferences and dietary needs. Private outdoor dining experiences, barbeques and picnics are also an option for guests, alternatively lighter meals are available at the Pool Bar throughout the day. Nest Bar serves classic cocktails with a modern twist incorporating rose water and Eucalyptus from the surrounding forest.

In addition to the iconic gorilla trekking, guests of the resort can immerse themselves in both the wildlife and the history and culture of Rwanda through a curated selection of unforgettable experiences such as - hiking to spot golden monkeys through the jungle canopy, birdwatching, traversing the ancient Mount Bisoke is a challenging 8-hour hike or being immersed in the colourful, fragrant rose garden at the resort

The resort also offers a wide range of complementary outdoor activities, ranging from early morning trail runs to fascinating nature walks, calming yoga overlooking the wild vistas and outdoor movie screenings under the stars.

One&Only Royal Mirage – An Arabian Adventure
Resting just minutes away from the buzzing city of Dubai, located amidst lush gardens, One&Only Royal Mirage offers a range of luxury accommodations, including the enchanting two-bedroom Beach Garden Villa with a private pool, along with a grand choice of restaurants and the One&Only Spa.

Tucked away amidst palms and shimmering pools, the One&Only Spa is a haven of serenity and a range of holistic and tailored experiences alongside a traditional Oriental Hammam. Guests can relax in expansive swimming pools, and enjoy a kilometre of private beach, for the perfect Eid getaway closer to home. With acres of lush gardens, guests can indulge in the tranquil surroundings, explore the range of exhilarating water sports, and enjoy a selection of private-dining experiences at the resort’s celebrated restaurants. Afternoon Tea with bubbles in the Samovar Lounge allows guests to enjoy a unique experience in the serene Arabesque setting.

Celebrated Chef Mauro Colagerco takes the helm at One&Only Royal Mirage to create world-class dining  as he oversees Celebrities by Mauro Colagreco serving relaxed French elegance with a glimpse of glamour, and Beach Bar & Grill by Mauro Colagreco, a laid-back alfresco setting showcasing traditional South American flavours with the finest seafood, prime meats and in-season ingredient.

The KidsOnly programme, complimentary for resort guests, offers adventures and events for kids aged 4 –11 to enjoy throughout their Eid break. Daily fun  itineraries  are  tailored  to  different  age  groups, and memorable activities for little  ones includes camel  riding,  henna  painting,  evening Arabian  camping and  team  sports.  The resort also offers tailored family packages that include complimentary access to Aquaventure Waterpark, at the nearby Atlantis, The Palm.

One&Only Portonovi - The Ultimate Wellness Retreat
Escape the heat of the summer and discover the jewel of Montenegro’s Adriatic at One&Only Portonovi, this Eid. Located in the heart of Boka Bay, One&Only Portonovi, this luxurious resort offers chic, water-front relaxation accompanied by world-class dining experiences and a state-of-the-art Chenot Espace wellness program, where guests can discover a selection of curated programmes sure to be truly paramount to anything they’ve experienced before.

The ideal opportunity to relax and rejuvenate post-Ramadan, guests can embark on a transformative journey of wellness with Chenot Espace. Developed to support participants to live a more healthy, active, and balanced life Chenot Espace offers a pioneering detox programme with sophisticated, bespoke treatments tasked with transforming overall well-being. Through a series of diagnostic tests, the highly qualified doctors at Chenot Espace will design an individual plan for each guest, working in synergy to stimulate the body to recover and restore vitality and energy levels.  

For those seeking a vibrant, fun-filled schedule, Tapasake Club, the energetic soul of the resort set to re-open on the 1st of May, offers guests the chance to lounge by the pool and experience the atmosphere building during the day, culminating in performances by legendary DJs.

One&Only Reethi Rah - A Private Island Hideaway
Located on one of the largest islands in North Male Atoll, One&Only Reethi Rah is surrounded by a sparkling archipelago home to an array of vibrant sea life and coral islands. With spacious and private accommodation, coupled with the island’s natural beauty, the resort offers a captivating variety of activities for guests of all ages.

Perfect for a post-Ramadan indulgence, the ultra-luxury resort offers an unrivalled level of style and exclusivity complemented by signature dining options, the award-winning One&Only Spa and a host of exhilarating activities.

With rolling kilometres of stunning coastline, guests have complimentary use of a variety of water sports equipment perfect for exploring the surrounding ocean. Back on dry land, guests can enjoy the array of sports activities available at ClubOne including beach volleyball, pétanque, badminton, football and table tennis. An ideal destination for families, younger guests aged between 4 and 12 can get involved in a variety of KidsOnly sports with a supervised swimming pool and playground ensuring children have ample space to have fun.

Seven diverse cuisine offerings await guests at One&Only Reethi Rah, ensuring an array of innovative dining choices. Built upon a culinary ethos that is centred on quality in ingredients prepared with passion and flair, the team of expert chefs source the finest fresh produce from around the world including locally sourced Maldivian tuna, lobster and coconuts, as well as herbs, vegetables and fruit from the Chef’s Garden. - TradeArabia News Service