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Drift Island

Maldives & Dubai - Off the beaten track

12 days from £4,815 per person (excl. international flights)
The Maldives  → Dubai

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One of the tiniest Islands in the Maldives and a desert resort in Dubai

This is a Holiday that really is different to any other

Enjoy the simplicity of a tiny Maldives Island - Drift Thelu Veliga followed by the luxury that is the ‘Al Maha’ Desert Resort, this combination has Luxury and simplicity written all over it.

Spend the first week getting used to the relaxed way of life and just totally relaxing, then spend another 3 days in the desert with a full range of activities included.

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The itinerary…

Day 1: Start off with an overnight flight from your chosen airport to your paradise locations.

Seaplane View Of Islands

Seaplane view over the Islands

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Day 2: Start your 'Off the beaten track' holiday as you land in the Maldives

Drift Island

Drift Island

In the arrivals hall you will meet with your transfer team at Male airport who will take you to the seaplane terminal where your journey to the paradise Island of Drift Thelu Veliga continues

Your breath will be taken away as you approach this tiny island, home for the next week. Checking into a Beach Villa on Half Board (All Inclusive is also available) you will get to know every inch of the island really quickly.

Day 3: Good morning paradise

Drift Beach Villa

Inside Your Drift Beach Villa

Why not walk around the whole the island before breakfast? Spend the rest of today relaxing at on the beach outside your villa, nipping into the ocean will be something that comes naturally.

Days 4 - 8: Immerse yourself in the simple island way of life

Drift Sunloungers

Relax on the sun loungers

Spend these next day’s enjoying the island life and talking about the next part of your adventure in the desert, make sure you recharge yourself ready for some activities in Dubai.

Try snorkelling as some of most incredible coral reefs and diving spots in the world are close by, try out some water sports or just chill out and enjoy the simplicity of the island .

Day 9: Off to the Desert

Al  Maha  Desert  Resort  Exterior

The Al Maha Desert Oasis

After your last breakfast, you will say goodbye to this paradise island and head back to Male airport for your late morning flight back to Dubai, arriving early afternoon.

Once in Dubai you will be driven 45 minutes into the desert oasis that is the Al Maha Desert Resort where you stay in a Bedouin Suite with plunge pool on Full board for 3 nights.

Days 11 & 12: Enjoy this complete contrast to the Maldives and you are engulfed by the Desert

Al  Maha  Desert  Resort  Infinity  Pool

Check out the views from this infinity pool!

Relax by your suite or in your plunge pool watching the Arabian Oryx & the Gazelle that wander around the resort in the desert.

Dining here is a lavish affair in sophisticated style at our signature Al Diwaan Fine Dining Restaurant, alfresco on the veranda with breath-taking views of the reserve. Enjoy two different complimentary desert activities every day as part of the stay. Complimentary activities include nature walk, Ghaf tree walk, wildlife drive, sunset camel trek, sundowners, falconry and archery. Other available at a supplement are horse-riding, desert e-bikes and the desert drive/4×4 dune bashing

Day 12: Forever memories

Late morning you will be taken back to Dubai airport for you afternoon flight back to the UK, arriving in the evening.

Duration: 12 days

Location: The Maldives, Indian Ocean

Price: £4815pp

This itinerary is available for £4,815 per person, including all accommodation, transfers by seaplane, road, and meals as per above itinerary. Excluding international flights.

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