Butter Group teams up with The Small Maldives Island Co. to launch all-new 1 OAK Maldives.

Butter Group brings its boasting roster of world-class DJs, performers, captivating interiors, stellar standard of service, and sophisticated audience to this collaboration.

New York hospitality group, Butter Group has partnered with The Small Maldives Island Co. to launch 1 OAK Beach Club at Finolhu and 1 OAK Lounge at Amilla in Maldives in 2017. With established venues in New York City, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and internationally, Butter Group will introduce a series of their highly-anticipated events throughout the partnership.

The 1 OAK Beach Club at Finolhu will bring nightly entertainment and events to the island’s magnetic two-story Beach Club Bar crowned by a 360 degree panoramic lounge. Guests will experience jaw-dropping performances from resident Area 51 acrobats, mermaids and stilt walkers. Culinary showcases will be matched with world-class wines from the island’s Wine Vault or exotic cocktails from award-winning mixologists. 1OAK Finolhu Blhu will feature weekly retro pool Parties; monthly Full Moon Tribal sandbank events; and - six times per year - vibe-defining, exclusive extravaganzas featuring appearances from the world’s top performers and hottest DJs. “We are thrilled to be teaming up The Small Maldives Island Co for this opportunity to introduce our highly successfully events to their nightlife scene. We pride ourselves on pushing the envelope and creating one of a kind experiences” says Richie Akiva, Founder of Butter Group.

Four nights of world-class DJs, performers, and day to night themed parties are coming together for an exclusive, vibe-defining extravaganza at 1 OAK Beach Club at Finolhu.

1 OAK Maldives and Finolhu are gearing up for summer with an elite series of exclusive events for 2017 at 1 OAK Beach Club at Finolhu. Beginning March 27th-31st, Finolhu is proud to kick start this seasons events with "Evolution", a multi-day party featuring the world’s hottest DJ’s, Area 51 acrobats and musical performances by Sukki Singapora, I AM, NYC, and Chi Chi Von Tang.

The 1 OAK Beach Club at Finolhu’s two-story Beach Club Bar will be home for four nights of non-stop exhilarating special events and world-class, boundary pushing entertainment brought to the Maldives in collaboration with Area 51 and Imaginoire events.  

Each day of “Evolution”, guests will enjoy champagne cocktails and sample snacks from the Funky Food Van whilst enjoying beats from international DJ’s at the day pool party leading into nightly themed events.  From a throwback night of retro-chic glitz and glam a la Studio 54, an evening of all white everything, a tantalizing night of burlesque and a scandalously sexy “50 Shades of Blhu” themed party, this vibe-defining series offers day to night parties not to be missed. 

This is just the start of extravagant events on the horizon at 1 OAK Maldives for 2017. stay tuned for more info

Amilla 1 OAK Lounge   Finolhu 1 OAK Beach Club


About Butter Group:

Butter Group holds a multi-million dollar portfolio of premier dining destinations including Butter Restaurant, led by Executive and Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli, and its newest addition Asia de Cuba. In addition to its award-winning restaurant offerings, The Butter Group owns and operates New York’s A-list hotspot, 1 OAK, and its outposts in Las Vegas, located in The Mirage; Mexico City, Los Angeles, Southampton and soon to be London, Dubai and Tokyo, as well as their most culturally relevant property in New York, Up&Down. Helmed by nightlife business originator and Butter Group Founder,  Richie Akiva, 1OAK remains one of the most popular and exclusive celebrity hotspots since its inception. Since the opening of its flagship location in New York City, 1OAK has expanded exponentially with locations in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Southampton including pop-ups at Coachella, Super Bowl, Cannes, Ibiza, and Art Basel. 1OAK has been favorited by Hollywood's biggest celebrities, VIPs, socialites, including Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Madonna, Katy Perry, Kanye West, Rihanna, Oliver Rousteing, Narciso Rodriguez and Giorgio Armani.

About 1 OAK:

1OAK, a sub brand of Butter Group, has been built around the idea that timeless design, attention to detail and unrivalled hospitality will never go out of style. In an industry where the newest and flashiest establishments often garner the most attention, 1 OAK has managed to maintain its independence and staying power by not relying on trends, gimmicks, or other pay-to-play strategies. With locations in New York, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Mexico City and Southampton, 1 OAK is a global brand that has become home to the hottest stars, personalities and athletes in the world. 1 OAK is scheduled to open in London, Dubai and Tokyo in the upcoming year.