MALDIVES - 5* Shangri-La's Villingili Resort and Spa - December: 7 nights from R53 990 pps incl taxes

When can I go?

Set Departures:

30 November – 08 December 2019 from R53 990 pps

07 – 15 December 2019 from R54 990 pps

14 – 22 December 2019 from R55 990 pps

21 – 29 December 2019 from R76 990 pps

28 December – 05 January 2019 from R86 990 pps

04 – 12 January 2019 from R55 990 pps

11 – 19 January 2019 from R54 990 pps

 

Description

7 nights at this 5* Luxurious resort

 

What’s included in the deal?

  • Return direct flights to Southern Atoll Airport, Maldives ex JNB on SAA
  • Return boat transfers
  • 7 Nights accommodation in a Pool Villa
  • Breakfast and dinner daily
  • All taxes; levies and surcharge (estimate)

 

 

More Info

  • Children under 12 years pay R28 000 less than adult price: 30 November, 07, 14 December 2019, 04  and 11 January 2019
  • Children under 12 years pay R49 000 less than adult price: 21 December 2019
  • Children under 12 years pay R57 000 less than adult price: 28 December 2019
  • Upgrade to Business Class from R12 900 per person
  • Peak season surcharges and block out dates apply

 

 

Terms & Conditions

• Packages are subject to availability at the time of the reservation.
• Passport & visa cost (if applicable), travel insurance & items of a personal nature are also not included.
• Prices are subject to change without prior notice due to airfare increases and currency fluctuations.
• Re-booking and cancellation fees apply.
• All prices are per person sharing unless otherwise specified.
• Standard terms and conditions apply.

Why we like it

Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort & Spa is the definition of luxury, a place where all experiences are tailored to suit your passions.

Retreat in style in one of our private villas perched atop the emerald green jungle or strung along the turquoise shoreline. The luxury of space makes them the perfect haven for couples and families alike. Catering to your every desire, our Island Host will ensure that every experience at the resort is personal.

 

Description


 

LOCATION

Villingili Island, Addu Atoll, Maldives

 

ACCOMMODATION

Relax in style at one of our private villas perched atop the emerald green jungle, or strung along the turquoise shoreline.

These luxurious abodes exude a sense of serenity and feature rich and tasteful furnishings that were carefully curated to complement the surrounding natural beauty. Middle Eastern and Indian design elements are seamlessly mixed in to create a beautiful and chic atmosphere.

The luxury of space makes these villas the perfect haven for couples and families alike. Catering to your every desire, our Island Host will ensure that every experience at the resort is personal.

 

DINING

The resort’s restaurants serve up a wide array of delectable dishes and fine beverages. Dr. Ali’s leads the restaurant selection with three distinctive living rooms that focus on fine cuisine from the Indian Ocean, the South China Sea and the Arabian Gulf. For al fresco dining during the day and refined Western fare in the evening, visit Javvu. With the beautiful ocean as a backdrop, the Mediterranean-inspired cuisine of Fashala offers fine seafood and prime steaks.

 

KIDS CLUB

The Cool Zone is the place to find toys, educational activities and lots of fun land- and beach-based activities for a fun-filled holiday for children.

We welcome our younger guests aged between four and 12 years old from 10am until 7pm, for plenty of fun and games.

Tropical Safari on Villingili Island

Young guests can discover the island’s nature and biodiversity with the Island Safari Handbook, which comes complete with a safari map to guide them to the right spots and help them identify the Big 5 and Small 5 inhabitants on land and underwater.

 

Further Kids’ Activities

Young Pirates of Villingili

Join us in exploring the islands for hidden treasures, with your own cutlass, wearing your own crossbones shirt, to match your crossbones face paint. Learn our pirate vocabulary, words of fun and adventure. Embark on a voyage with the young pirates of Villingili.

Jungle Discovery

Discover the wonderful jungle of Villingili and meet with the amazing creatures living there, such as the flying fox and geckos. Explore the different facets of nature and embark on a journey of discovery.

Crab Hunting & Racing

Try to catch Hermit crabs or Ghost crabs and join the fun. Be the cheerleader of your very own crab and be part of the new racing game.

Underwater Adventure

Learn about the beauty of the sea and meet your underwater friends. Learn funny and amazing information about green turtles, black tip sharks, starfish, dolphin, corals, parrotfish and a whole lot more.

Nature Arts & Crafts

Learn how to craft a shell necklace and sand castle frame using real leaves & coconuts. Explore nature and express yourself through its creations.

Island Fitness

Get fit and play at the same time with swimming, tennis, running, yoga and other exciting activities.

 

SPA

CHI, The Spa is located in its own spa village within the resort, offering spacious treatment villas with private gardens and steam rooms, and a unique yoga pavilion overlooking the Indian Ocean.

The spa menu offers a selection of Asian massages and Indian Ayurvedic treatments, and locally inspired treatments.

 

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 kilometers across the Indian Ocean. Endowed with a dreamlike beauty, the Maldives welcomes you to enjoy its natural splendor and charm. The destination offers-holidaymakers the basic ingredients for a tropical island holiday – great sunny days of deep blue skies, crystal clear lagoons, moonlit nights, waves lapping the soft white sand, the rustle of palm trees and powdery white beaches. Few places offer all this in greater abundance than the Maldives.

The warm seas of Maldives have high visibility throughout the year; with water clear enough to see the passing fish as far as fifty meters away at times. Over a thousand species of fish and other underwater creatures in habit the Maldivian waters. Enjoy days snorkeling, diving, deep-sea fishing or cruising at sunset.

 

HISTORY

The history of the Maldives is that of a small, isolated and peaceful nation-constantly trying to contain the desires of its powerful neighbours and would-be colonisers. It’s also an incredibly hazy history for the most part.The Maldivian character has clearly been shaped by this tumultuous past:hospitable and friendly but fiercely proud and independent at the sametime.

 

WEATHER

The Maldives has a tropical climate distinguished by two seasons,or monsoons: the dry northeast monsoon from Decemberto March, and the wet south eastern monsoon from May toNovember, with more strong winds and rain. April is a transitionalperiod noted for clear water and warm weather. It should be noted the Maldives lie outside the cyclone beltThe temperatureremains remarkably consistent at around 30°C year round.

 

AIRPORT & RESORT TRANSFERS

The airport lies on its own island, Hulhule,close to the capital Male. Transfers are either by speedboat or seaplane depending on your chosen resort location. The Maldives has one of the largest seaplane fleets in the world and the low altitude journey provides a breath taking view of the atolls and islands. Seaplanes only operate during daylight hours the last check in time being 16h00. Speedboats and fixed wing flights operate during daylight hours and after dark.

 

ACCOMMODATION

There are over 90 resorts each with their own individual character and charm ranging from simple 3 star to 5 star deluxe. Each resort occupies its own island – either very small or reasonably large – and is surrounded by pristine beach, a lagoon and a house reef which in itself is a coral garden and natural aquarium. Accommodation ranges from rooms in small blocks to individual bungalows and villas on the beach or built on stilts over the water with steps leading into the lagoon from your own private deck. Beach accommodation generally offers semi outdoor bathrooms which are totally private but enable guests to enjoy showering and bathing under the skies – one of the destinations special, and unique charms. All the basic modern conveniences are provided – ISDD telephones, TV, restaurants, bars, gift shops, medical centres, spa and wellness facilities, diving schools and a full range of land and water sports.

 

LANGUAGE

The language of the Maldivians is Dhivehi, English is widely spoken in the Maldives.

 

TIME

The Maldives are five hours ahead of GMT and three hours ahead of South African time. Several resorts operate on their own island time which is an hour of local Male time.

 

VISAS & PASSPORTS

South African passport holders do not require a visa.

 

HEALTH

No vaccinations are required and there is no malaria risk. The majority of resorts have a resident medical doctor on the island and decompression chambers are easily reached in the case of any diving emergency.

 

CUSTOMS

Alcohol may not be taken into the Maldives. Any alcohol carried by arriving passengers will be confiscated.

 

INSURANCE

We strongly recommend that you take out travel insurance providing cover for medical expenses, baggage loss of funds due to cancellation and curtailment.

 

ELECTRICITY

220/240 V. British type plugs with 3 flat pins are used.

 

COMMUNICATION

The Maldives hd international direct dialing facilities to most parts of the world and well as high speed internet services. International roaming agreements exist between the Maldives and several countries including South Africa.

 

WHAT TO PACK

Take along your best beach and casual wear, perfect for the day. The dress for dinner is smart casual and gents are required to wear long trousers. Sunglasses and suntan lotion are a must.

 

CHILDREN

Children are welcome in most resorts and more and more kids clubs are being introduced to the new resorts. Jacuzzi and water villa accommodation is not recommended for young children. Babysitting is available on most islands and can be arranged in the resort at a nominal charge.

 

DIVING

If you are a certified diver, travel with proof of certification and discover this miracle of nature called Maldives – a true diver’s dream. Do you harbour dreams of becoming a certified diver – well there’s no time like the present!Take the plunge while on holiday in the Maldives – with its shallow lagoons Maldives presents ideal conditions for beginners. With Maldives being 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 subtly hidden in the house reef off the island are a favourite pastime for many. Diving possibilities include drift diving, wreck diving and night diving.

Address

Suite 202
2nd Floor, West Wing, Egoli East
10 South Boulevard
Bruma
2192
Johannesburg
South Africa

Contact Info

+27 11 616 0500
Emergencies Only: +27 76 997 9225
Email: info@dreamsunlimited.co.za

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