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Maldives - South Ari Atoll
1 December 2020 - 23 December 2020
7 Night holiday on Vilamendhoo
Return flights to the Maldives on Qatar Return resort transfers by domestic flight & speedboat 7 nights accommodation in a Garden Bungalow Breakfast, lunch, dinner & selected beverages daily Snorkelling, windsurf & tennis lessons, sunset cruise, free use of kayaks & windsurfers, free use of fitness centre, daytime tennis, table Tennis, snooker, darts, beach volley & badminton All taxes, levies & surcharges (estimate)
25% Discount included Free upgrade to All Inclusive Plus Book by 30 November Upgrade to a WaterVilla from R15 110 per person Upgrade to a Seaplane transfer from R1 510 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 32 485|
|Package Taxes:||ZAR 5 960|
|Total Price:||ZAR 38 450|
A holiday adventure awaits you at Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa. The resort is surrounded by a spectacular house reef, just a short swim from the expansive sandy beach making it the quintessential dive and snorkelling dream holiday. The atoll is one of the few places in the world with a year-round aggregation of whale sharks. Offering an array of things to do from activities on both land and sea, excursions and evening entertainment, you will be absolutely spoilt for choice with adventures to enjoy during your once in a lifetime holiday. For the less adventurous, or for that much needed downtime, Duniye Spa will nurture your body, calm your mind and inspire your soul with their holistic spa treatments. What is a holiday without refreshing cocktails and even better food? Vilamendhoo offers a unique Maldives dining option with a variety of regional and international cuisines. With full board and all-inclusive options, you will be sure to enjoy a world-class dining experience. Vilamendhoo is the perfect resort for adventure seekers, ocean lovers, romance, family and friends.
South Ari Atoll
The flight by seaplane takes around 25 minutes.
194 Rooms feature tropical décor, a king size or two twin beds, tile or wood floors, private porch with furniture.
23 Garden Rooms
111 Beach Villas
30 Jacuzzi Beach Villas
30 Jacuzzi Water Villas
(Size: 55 m2)
Located on the beach with a beautiful view of the lagoon, four poster bed, tile floor, partially open-air bathroom with double sinks and a small tropical garden.In this category there are Adjoining Beach Villas (2 villas in a unit) and Stand Alone Beach Villas
Jacuzzi Beach Villas (Size: 65 m2)
Beach Villas, more spacious, with wood floor, an iPod docking station, a private, walled-in outdoor area featuring a Jacuzzi for two "under the stars”, a wooden sundeck, chaise lounges and a shade umbrella
Jacuzzi Water Villas (Size: 85 m2)
Located over-the-water, in the lagoon just a short walk along your private jetty to this secluded hideaway featuring a larger bedroom, wood floor, an iPod docking station/sound tower, a tea/coffee/espresso machine; a spacious, partially open-air bathroom with double sinks, a private, walled-in outdoor area featuring a Jacuzzi for two "under the stars”, a wooden sundeck with chaise lounges, a shade umbrella, tropical plants, a private sundeck with stairs into the sea and magnificent views.
The resort operates on a Full Board basis with the option to upgrade to All Inclusive Plus.
All Inclusive Plus includes:
Restaurant and the Ahima Restaurant
Two main "sister” restaurants featuring the same "all you can eat” buffet style meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner in open- air, sand floor surroundings.
The Ahima Restaurant is an Adults Only restaurant and is for guests staying in Jacuzzi Beach Villas and Jacuzzi Water Villas only.
The Asian Wok
An over-water a la carte restaurant specializing in Asian cuisine and Teppanyaki.
Hot Rock Restaurant
This adult’s only venue is located on the Sunset Bar beach, featuring seafood, steak or chicken cooked at your table on "hot rocks”.
Guests can also indulge in three additional a la carte options with a snack menu at the bars and pools, room service and a selection of al fresco dinners on the beach.
The main bar located on the beach and also incorporates the sports bar and the disco.
This bar is restricted to guests of 18 years and older
Asian Wok Bar
Located over-water at the Asian Wok Restaurant
Located at the eastern end of the island close to the Boashi pool
The over-the-water spa provides a tropical spa experience for women and men, focused on wholeness, simplicity, purity and quality.
WATERSPORTS & ACTIVITIES
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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