Defuze’s top 3 hotels for Movies under the stars

Beach after sunset, cocktails and your favorite movies on the big screen – what else can be a better fusion? Whether you want a chill out night with friends, a romantic movie date or just a peaceful moment with yourself, this idea of  “Movies under the stars” won’t let you down. 

There are several hotels and resorts here with spectacular outdoor cinemas setup in fantastic locations to add a touch of Hollywood to your experience. Take a pick from our top 3 to try on your next trip!

Soneva Fushi – Maldives

Soneva Jani Maldives water reverse

Soneva Fushi’s aptly named Cinema Paradiso is a beneath-the-stars cinema experience set to a background of Maldives’s white sand beaches and starry sky. Cushioned loungers on the beach, each with a table and candlelight make this an outdoor cinema heaven. So lean back and pop in the Bluetooth headphones. There’s no slurping in the background, just gently rolling waves. You can even enjoy complimentary popcorn and chilled cocktails on request.

Soneva Fushi also offers you a range of other signature experiences, from family fun to couples’ romance – with diving, dinner cruises, private observatories and more.

Zannier Bãi San Hô – Vietnam

Zannier Bãi San Hô sunset view from pool villa

If you need a retreat to get away from it all, Zannier is for you. The resort is located in the unique and pristine landscapes of Phu Yen, known for its rich cultural heritage and an authentic vibe.

Zannier Bãi San Hô sunrise view from pool villa

Now, you need to forget about “Movies under the stars”. It is surely great, but believe us, a movie date with Phu Yen’s sunset is what you have to try at least once in your lifetime. Let us tell you a secret: Make sure to choose your most favorite movie. Or else you will not focus on it because of the endless horizon in Zannier.

outdoor cinema with the sunset view in Zannier Bãi San Hô Việt Nam


Las Ventanas al Paraíso (México)

Lying between San José del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas. At the tip of the Baja peninsula, Las Ventanas al Paraíso combines a striking desert landscape. With rich Pacific Ocean and Sea of Cortez environs.

The hotel offers a cinematic experience that comes with breathtaking view, private dinners and the serene sound of the ocean just a short distance from the screen. You can lay back and relax in the comfort of the resort’s lounge. While being served refreshing drinks and delicious food by a private butler… truly an unforgettable experience.

Movies under the stars with Mexico beach cinema

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