5* luxury villa Maldives retreat
- Sun holiday
- 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 15 or 16 nights
- Dhaalu Atoll
- per person
- based on 2 persons
Escape to a chic island villa or island pool villa at a five-star Maldives resort on a secluded island, where paradise awaits - on a half-board basis
Heed the siren call to a luxe island getaway and set your sights on Angsana Velavaru, a renowned resort under the esteemed Angsana brand. Having recently undergone an extensive refurbishment, it offers an enhanced level of luxury in authentic Maldivian surroundings; sugar white sands and azure waters are just the tip of this tiny paradise called Velavaru. A small island, you'll arrive via an internal flight and then a speedboat transfer to enjoy your relaxing break among swaying palms and shimmering waters.
You can make this idyllic island escape as laid back or as energetic as you like, thanks to Angsana Velavaru's excellent facilities and the wide range of optional activities available: from scuba-diving and windsurfing to cooking classes and sunset cruises, there's plenty to keep you entertained and enthralled. In fact, the resort boasts eco-friendly initiatives to keep the beaches and seas clean, and encourages guests to get involves - whether that's through coral planting or bird feeding. At the end of it all, reward yourself with a starlight cinema screening on the beach while sipping your favourite cocktail.
- 7, 10, 12 or 14 nights at Angsana Velavaru
- Half-board basis (optional upgrade to full-board basis or all-inclusive board)
- 20% discount on body massage treatments
- 20% discount on motorised sports, diving activities and excursions
- Transfer via 30-minute domestic flight and 40-minute speedboat ride from Malé International Airport
- Return flight from Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Manchester, Newcastle to Malé
- Please note that this is the number of overnight stays at the destination and that there may be an extra travel day on the plane or in transit. This will be apparent from the flight times that you see in the booking process
The mesmerising Maldives
This scattering of remote atolls in the Indian Ocean is one of earth’s true paradises, home to a shimmering array of exotic marine life and countless unspoilt islands ringed by clear lagoons. Unrivalled luxury thrills even the most jaded traveller, with its silky white sands and turquoise waters. For many, the Maldives is the only choice for a dream holiday: combining the tranquility of a beach break with exciting underwater pursuits: see first hand for yourself hammerhead sharks, vibrant coral reefs and plenty more besides.
- South Nilandhe Atoll Velavaru, Maldives MV Male, Maldives, Maldives
Upon this tiny slice of paradise located in the centre of its own lagoon, you’ll find yourself hidden away in undeniably modern villas - each splashed with Angsana's signature bold colours, plus eclectic wall art and a natural roof of dried palm fronds.
Dining opportunities on the resort take full advantage of the island’s scenic location. A beachfront venue specialises in Maldivian cuisine with an Asian twist while the resort’s over-water venue offers an extensive menu of classic Mediterranean dishes.
There's something for everyone here, with 101 Activities on offer from Marine Lab conservation, to 30 diving sites and glorious white sands, to cocktail classes and theme evenings. No tropical island escape is complete without some pampering, so head to Angsana Spa Velavaru, led by the Banyan Tree Spa Academy, to indulge in a treatment.
Island Pool villa
Island Pool villas are an generous 207 square metres and feature an indulgent private plunge pool and soft recliners in a lush garden setting, as well as a king-sized bed and vibrant décor - all making for an unforgettable stay.
Island villas are a spacious 88 square metres boasting beach views and chic décor. Surrounded by swaying palms, these villas offer a king-size bed and a terrace to unwind on.
•Local island tour•
You have the option of taking a tour around the island, gaining an insight into the history and culture of Furi and taking in all the natural beauty surrounding you. The tours run every Tuesday and Thursday between 2pm and 3.30pm.
What better way to see the sun sink over the horizon than on a boat? Take in the changing colours of the sky as the sun slowly descends and seemingly vanishes into the sea. The tours run every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday between 5pm and 6.30pm.
Catch some nocturnal fish under a dimming sky on a small fishing trip. As an art practiced for generations by locals, learn from expert fishers handy tips and tricks. The fishing runs every Sunday, Tuesday and Thursdays from 5.30pm - 7.30pm.
•Full moon cruise•
Take in another side of island life with a full moon cruise, as the island becomes a silhouette with a silvery glow and the sounds of wildlife are amplified. Should you wish, you have the option to go on a private trip for something extra romantic. Cruises take place everyday between 8pm to 9.30pm.
•Luxury boat hire•
Live out your French Riviera fantasy and hire out a luxury boat to cruise along the shimmering Indian Ocean waters. You can rent by the hour, half-day or full.
•30-minute Cocktail class•
Channel your inner-pirate with a cocktail-making class, where you can craft rum concoctions and heady delights. Classes run on Mondays and Thursdays at 4pm.
Tie your apron strings and try your hand at creating fresh dishes with the help of expert chefs. You could find yourself making dishes out of freshly caught seafood, or cooking a local specialty. Classes run every Wednesday and Sunday at 3pm.
- Eco-tax ($6 per person, per night)
If you book this deal before 42 days of your departure, you can choose to pay in parts. The deposit will be 50% of the deal’s price plus the booking fee and travel and/or cancellation insurance (when applicable). You will find the payment amounts and deadlines to pay every installment at the last step of the booking process.
Your booking is a direct contract between you and Secret Escapes Ltd. for the provision of your package. Secret Escapes acts as a tour operator responsible, and is therefore liable for the proper execution of the agreement. The Secret Escapes Terms and Conditions (A) apply to this booking. The Secret Escapes Cancellation Terms and Conditions apply to this booking.
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Please note that the flights included in this offer are subject to live availability and price, and can change during your booking process. When this is the case, we will always notify during the booking process.
Maximum occupancy of two adults and two children per villa
On the basis of two full-paying adults, a discount for children may be offered dependent on the chosen travel dates and length of stay. You will see the applicable discount in the final booking process. Please note: children up to 12 months old receive a discount on the plane ticket, but will not receive a seat or baggage allowance.
Please note that flights may be subject to change, delay or postponement by the provider and that flight times are provisional. Don't forget to check the actual flight times before departure on the website of the airline or the airport to avoid inconvenient surprises.
You will receive all documents relevant to your trip, 5 days prior to departure at the latest.