If you are looking for a unique way to ring in the New Year, then consider heading to the Maldives where you can combine a fun holiday in the tropics with much celebration and festivities. An ideal option would be to stay at a Maldives island resort such as Kuramathi Island where you can herald in the New Year in an intimate getaway by the sea. This luxurious resort features charming Maldives villas that provide an ideal home away from home in this tropical paradise.
Those wanting to witness the pomp and pageantry of locals during New Year can head to such destinations as the capital Male, where one can witness a variety of festivities. December 31st see the city streets come alive at night with dancers, drummers and musicians performing in certain areas as well. Houses and residences are often decorated in lights and restaurants are open till late. It is a great time to try out local dishes too and foni boakiba, kuli boakiba and gula are worth sampling. Resorts also sometimes have their own firework displays providing a truly enchanting spectacle as the New Year rolls in.