Maldives - North Male Atoll
6 April 2021 - 31 May 2021
7 Night holiday on Meeru
Return flights to the Maldives on Emirates Return resort transfers by speedboat 7 nights accommodation in a Beach Villa Breakfast, lunch & dinner daily All taxes, levies & surcharges (estimate)
20% Discount - book by 28 February Upgrade to a Jacuzzi Water Villa from R10 050 per person Upgrade to All Inclusive from R7 800 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 28 770|
|Package Taxes:||ZAR 3 205|
|Total Price:||ZAR 31 975|
A 55 minute speedboat transfer brings you to the island of Meerufenfushi and its sole occupant, Meeru Island Resort; a lovely, well-established, South African favourite.
Barefoot is the only way to go on this laid-back island and the chilled atmosphere makes for the ultimate relaxing holiday that caters for all tastes. But don’t think that there’s nothing going on, there’s an excellent house reef, beautiful lagoon and the most perfect stretches of beach; a golf driving range, putting green and 9 hole pitch and putt course, Euro Divers Scuba Centre and great evening entertainment. Stay on the beach or over-water with Jacuzzi options for both, and eat and drink at one of 4 restaurants – 2 a la carte – and 7 bars. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available in all guest rooms and most public areas.
The Duniye Spa, whether over-water or on land, is definitely worth a visit. If you are looking for quiet relaxation, the pool at the Pavilion Bar is strictly for adults only – no under 18’s allowed – but if its action you are after check the resort’s weekly programme. Whether it’s a snorkelling excursion, a sunset cruise or an aerobics class there is sure to be something for everyone.
North Male Atoll
The speedboat transfer takes around 55 minutes
284 Rooms all feature tropical décor, a king size or two twin beds, tile or wood floors, private porch with furniture.
77 Beach Villas (Size: 56 m2)
Are spacious, individual wooden bungalows on the beach with a beautiful view of the lagoon.
83 Jacuzzi Beach Villas (Size: 80 m2)
Are Beach Villas with an upgraded bedroom including a four poster bed, a private, walled-in outdoor area featuring a Jacuzzi for two "under the stars” with a wooden sundeck, chaise lounges, a shade Pavilion or umbrella and tropical plants.
27 Water Front Villa (Size: 60 m2)
Are located on the beach at the water’s edge, with an upgraded bedroom including a four poster bed, a spacious bathroom with double sinks, a private, walled-in outdoor area featuring a Jacuzzi, a wooden sundeck, chaise lounges, a shade umbrella, tropical plants, a private sundeck with stairs into the sea and a spectacular view of the lagoon.
77 Jacuzzi Water Villas (Size: 85 m2)
Are located over-the-water, in the lagoon a short walk along your private jetty to this secluded hideaway featuring a larger, upgraded bedroom suite, a tea/coffee/espresso service; a spacious bathroom with double sinks; a private walled-in outdoor area featuring a Jacuzzi, a wooden sundeck, chaise lounges, a shaded area, tropical plants, a private sundeck with stairs into the sea.
The resort operates on a Full Board basis with the option to upgrade to All Inclusive Plus.
All Inclusive Plus includes:
The two main restaurants featuring the 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 located at the southern and northern ends of the island.
For guests staying at the Southern end of the island
For guests staying at the Northern end of the island
The Hot Rock
Features seafood, steak or chicken cooked at your table on "hot rocks”
The Asian Wok
An over-water a la carte restaurant specializing in Asian cuisine and Teppanyaki
The Meeru Cafe
Serves ice creams, pastries, panini sandwiches and speciality teas and coffees.
snack menus are available at all the bars and pools, very special dinners can served on the beach
(supplementary charge applicable), and room service is available at an
The Dhoni Bar
Located on the beach beside the pool
The Kakuni Bar
A sports bar with facilities such as table tennis, billiards, snooker, foosball table, darts, chess, board games and color satellite TV coverage of international sporting events
Located next to the Maalan Restaurant on the northern end of the island and for guests over 18 only
Asian Wok Bar
Located over water at the southern end of the island
The Pavilion Bar
Located on the beach near the Pavilion Pool
The Hot Rock Bar
At the Pavilion Bar Pool.
Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms and most public areas for email, web browsing, social networking and telephone calls.
THE DUNIYE SPA
The 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 wellbeing.
Two Spas, one over-the-water and the other on land.
WATERSPORTS & ACTIVITIES (* some at a supplement)
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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