Maldives - Lhaviyani Atoll
6 April 2021 - 31 May 2021
7 Night holiday on Kuredu
Return flights to the Maldives on Emirates Return resort transfers by seaplane 7 nights accommodation in a Garden Bungalow Breakfast, lunch & dinner daily All taxes, levies & surcharges (estimate)
20% Discount - book by 28 February Upgrade to a WaterVilla from R14 290 per person Upgrade to All Inclusive from R9 750 per person
Packages are subject to availability at the time of the reservation. Passport & visa costs (if applicable), travel insurance & items of a personal nature are not included. Prices are subject to change without prior notice due to airfare increases and currency fluctuations. Rebooking and cancellation fees apply. All prices are per person sharing unless otherwise specified. Standard terms and conditions apply. All discounts and/or special offers have already been included in the package price.
|Base Price:||ZAR 27 580|
|Package Taxes:||ZAR 3 205|
|Total Price:||ZAR 30 785|
40 minutes by seaplane brings you to this firm favourite with South African holidaymakers. A large (by Maldivian standards) and vibey resort with 3.5 kilometres of beach and which caters for every taste - basic accommodation on the beach, a luxury villa with Jacuzzi, a secluded villa with private pool or a villa on stilts over the water.
Lots of choice, lots of activities including a 6 hole Pitch & Putt Golf Course, the first in Maldives, and the Pro Divers PADI 5-star facility which is one of the best dive schools in the region. Wi-Fi is complimentary in your villa. The whole resort has a small town atmosphere to it and is equally great for families or a romantic getaway. No less than 7 restaurants and 7 bars plus a Sai Kotari Tea House caters for every taste, and what could be better than a cocktail while watching the star-filled night-sky.
If you are looking for a quiet time, pick a spot at the new Sangu swimming pool – over 18’s only! Then try an exclusive wine tasting at Kuredu’s impressive Wine Cellar in the Sangu Restaurant with its selection of 1100 bottles under the expert guidance of the resident sommelier.
A 40 minute seaplane transfer from the international airport
The 387 rooms all feature tropical décor, a king size bed, tile or wood floors, porch with furniture.
Bungalows (Size: 54 m2)
Located in the gardens, a few steps from the beach, with a partially open-air bathroom with shower, and a complimentary initial stock of coffee/tea.
Beach Bungalows (Size: 54 m2)
Located on the beach with a beautiful view of the lagoon, the same room and amenities as the Garden Bungalows, with four-poster bed.
Beach Villas (Size: 57 m2)
Located on the beach, more spacious wooden rooms with a partially open-air bathroom with walk-in shower, double sinks, decorative wrought iron furniture, stocked Mini Bar, stocked wine refrigerator, complimentary once daily restocking of coffee/tea, color cable TV, high speed broadband Internet connection and iPod docking station.
The Beach Villas are divided into 3 different categories – Beach Villas on the North beach, Premium Beach Villas on the South beach and O Beach Villas along the North East and South East beach. The O Beach Villas do not accommodate children under 12 years.
Jacuzzi Beach Villas (Size: 78 m2)
Located on the beach, the same room and amenities as the Beach Villas, with four-poster bed, a private walled-in outdoor area featuring a Jacuzzi for two and a Thai style shade pavilion.
Jacuzzi Beach Villas are divided into 3 different categories – Jacuzzi Beach Villas on the South beach, Sangu Jacuzzi Beach Villas on the South West beach and O Jacuzzi Beach Villas on the South East beach.
The O Jacuzzi Beach Villas do not accommodate children under 12 years and the Sangu Jacuzzi Beach Villas do not accommodate guests under 18 years.
Sangu Water Villas (Size: 70 m2)
These villas are over-the-water, in the lagoon a short walk along your private jetty to this secluded hideaway, the same room and amenities as the Beach Villa, with an enclosed bathroom, Mini Bar, a private wooden sundeck with chaise lounges and stairs into the sea.
Sangu Water Villa Honeymoon Suite (Size: 125 m2)
These are same as the Sangu Water Villas but more spacious including a living room/dining room area, and bathroom with Jacuzzi.
Private Pool Villa (Size: 287 m2)
These exclusive, luxuriously appointed Villas are located in the gardens surrounded by lush landscaping and the privacy of high walls. They are more spacious, with teak furniture, four-poster bed and features include, iPod docking station, wet bar, Mini Bar, stocked wine refrigerator, a large partially open-air bathroom with a Jacuzzi for two, and your own 4 x 10 meter pool with a large wooden deck.
Private Pool Villa Family Suite (Size: 287 m2)
These are the same as the private pool villas but comprise 2 villas each making them ideal for families. Each villa can accommodated 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults.
The resort operates on a Full Board basis with the option to upgrade to All Inclusive Plus or All Inclusive Gold.
All Inclusive Plus includes:
All Inclusive Gold includes:
Four main restaurants, Bonthi, Koamas, the O Restaurant and the Sangu Restaurant feature same "all you can eat” buffet style meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner, served in the traditional open-air, sand floor, thatch roof dining rooms.
The optional a la carte restaurants include Francos, an all day dining menu featuring Mediterranean cuisine as well as pizzas, hamburgers and sandwiches
The Far East
Specializing in Japanese, Teppanyaki and Sushi cuisine
Serving fresh seafood and steaks.
There is also a Snack Menu at the Bars, Room Service and very special Dinners served on the Beach.
Akiri Bar on the beach beside the Main Reception
Raalhu Bar in front of Watersports Center
Pool Bar on the pool deck beside Franco’s
Babuna Bar in between the Bonthi and Koamas Buffet Restaurants
Sai Kotari Tea House at the end of the arrival jetty
Sangu Bar at the Sangu Restaurant
"O” Bar at the "O” Restaurant
Golf Bar at the Golf Course
The Resort Sommelier will help you choose from the worldwide selection of over 250 wine labels displayed in this glass windowed showcase located in the Sangu Restaurant
Max Mermaids & Pirates Kids Club welcomes children between ages of 3 and 12 at no charge*, with supervised indoor and outdoor activities. The games in the indoor play area will spark children’s creativity, while the outdoor playground is great for picnics and barefoot frolicking on Kuredu’s fine-grained sand. The Kids’ Club also offers a chargeable babysitting service.
*Children below 3 years may visit the Kids’ Club accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times. Kids’ Club is free of charge from 09.00 to 18.00. A fee applies between 18.00 and 22.00.
The Duniye Spa provides a tropical spa experience for women and men, focused on wholeness, simplicity, purity and quality. The therapist’s healing energy combined with Asian massage techniques and using only chemical free, pure organic compounds follows a natural, holistic, personalized approach to caring for each guest’s health, beauty and well being. Two Spas, one at the eastern beach and the other in center of the island.
Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms and most public areas for email, web browsing, social networking and telephone calls.
WATERSPORTS & ACTIVITIES (some at a supplement)
All information in this fact sheet is applicable from 1 November 2019 and is subject to change without prior notice.
WELCOME TO THE MALDIVES
A destination of dazzling tropical beauty that offers the perfect recipe for relaxation and rejuvenation! A country of more than a thousand islands spread over 90,000 square kilometres of the Indian Ocean. Endowed with a dreamlike beauty, the Maldives welcomes you to enjoy its natural splendour and charm. For most holidaymakers, great sunny days with deep blue skies, clear lagoons with pleasing shades of blue, moonlit nights, the soothing sound of little waves lapping soft white sands, the ruffle of palms and powdery white beaches are the basic ingredient for a tropical island holiday – few places offer these in greater abundance than the Maldives.
Maldives offers a variety of resorts catering to the taste and budget of most travellers. All resorts are located on their own private island, making their beaches idyllically crowd-free. From Robinson Crusoe style to those offering a more conventional style, your resort is your haven from which to spend your days relaxing with a cocktail or two, diving in the spectacular ocean, or taking advantage of the spa facilities, water sports or activities the resort has to offer. Maldives is bare foot luxury at its best.
The warm seas of the Maldives have high visibility throughout the year; with water clear enough to see the passing fish as far as fifty metres away at times. Over a thousand species of fish and other underwater creatures inhabit the Maldivian waters. Enjoy your days snorkelling, diving, deep-sea fishing or cruising at sunset.
The Maldives has a hot tropical climate and the temperature remains remarkably consistent at around 30°C year round – and that’s on the beach and in the water! The sea in the Maldives is warm all year round and the water temperature is an average of 29°C (yowzers!)
The Maldives is 3 hours ahead of South Africa.
International flights arrive at Male's Hulhule airport, which is on an island of its own. Transfers from the airport to your resort island are either by boat, seaplane or domestic flight, depending on the distance. If your resort requires a seaplane transfer, be aware that seaplanes only operate in daylight hours. The seaplane journey in itself is an experience, as you get stunning views of the atolls - make sure you get a window seat and that you get your camera out before boarding. The seaplane will usually land next to a floating platform, from which you will be picked up by boat to be taken the remaining few metres in shore to your resort.
Electricity supply is 220V to 240V, 50Hz AC. The standard socket is the UK-style three-pin, although there are some variations, so an international adaptor will be useful.
The language of the Maldivians is Dhivehi and is very similar to several other languages from Sri Lanka, South East Asia and North India. English is also widely spoken in the Maldives.
If you are a certified diver, travel with proof of your certification and discover this miracle of nature called Maldives - a true diver’s dream. If you are not certified - well there’s no time like the present! Take the plunge while on holiday in the Maldives - with its shallow lagoons, the Maldives offers ideal conditions for beginners. Maldives is one of the most coral rich regions in the world, here you are spoilt for choice when it comes to diving. With over a thousand different species of coral and fish, every dive is a fascinating experience. While boat diving is more popular, shore diving to discover natures little wonders in the house reef off the island is also amazing. Diving possibilities include drift diving, wreck diving and night diving.
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