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Idris Elba headlines New Year’s Eve celebrations at One&Only Reethi Rah

Idris Elba headlines New Year's Eve celebrations at One&Only Reethi Rah
Written by Amy

Guests celebrating the New Year at One&Only Reethi Rah, the ultra-luxury, all-villa resort situated on one of the Maldives’ largest private islands, were treated to a surprise DJ performance from Idris Elba to launch 2020 in unforgettable One&Only style. This exclusive set was one of a just handful of performances from the award-winning actor and DJ who performed a headline DJ set at Coachella in 2019.

Idris took to the stage just after midnight, following the resort’s New Year’s Eve countdown and electrifying drone show, where he entertained One&Only Reethi Rah’s guests with his explosive and energetic set, and partygoers danced the night away until the early hours of the morning. One&Only is known for their glamorous celebrations and creating once-in-a-lifetime moments for guests, and this performance was the highlight of an evening of captivating and high energy entertainment to welcome the New Year at the iconic Maldives resort.

Idris spent the days prior to the performance relaxing at One&Only Reethi Rah with his wife Sabrina Elba where the couple stayed in a private Water Villa with infinity pool, surrounded by the turquoise hues of the Indian Ocean. Whilst exploring the resort’s stunning surroundings by bicycle, they also took pleasure in having down-time on one of the many pristine white sandy beaches, relaxed at the One&Only Spa and relished in having romantic private dining experiences that included Tapasake restaurant, where they enjoyed a personal Teppanyaki experience with the resort’s chefs. In the evenings, they chilled at the chic Rah Bar, dancing the night away to some of the hottest tunes from bands flown in for the festive celebrations.

Idris, an avid footballer, also partook in the One&Only Festive Football Tournament where guests and colleagues went head-to-head to be awarded the One&Only cup. The festive activities culminated in an awe-inspiring UnderWonder festival to ring in the New Year, with Idris and Sabrina revelling in the performances from other artists from around the world.

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