Maldives | Dubai & Maldives Sweet Escape

8-days | 7-nights
TYPOLOGIES

Shared

DIFFICULTY

Low

MIN. TRAVELERS

2 Passengers

$ 1999

Amazing Experience

This trip to the United Arab Emirates and the Maldives, begins in Dubai to explore the futuristic city known for its iconic skylines of high-rises and world-famous beach resorts. Landmark tourist attractions such as Dubai’s towering Burj Khalifa and Abu Dhabi’s modern Sheikh Zayed Mosque, have branded the UAE as an up-to-the-minute luxury destination. After spending 4 nights in Dubai, fly to the Maldives for the ultimate relaxation experience. With every resort being its own island, there is no shortage of tropical glamour and luxury in the Maldives. Home to some of the whitest sand, and the bluest waters in the world – it’s no surprise that the Maldives boasts some of the best diving and snorkeling spots anywhere.

What's Included

Personalized meet & assist upon arrival at the airport in Dubai
Transfer from the airport to the hotel by deluxe air-conditioned car
4 nights in Dubai at a 5-star hotel, The Canvas Hotel, Superior Room, or a similar hotel
Full-day Dubai City Tour
Full-day Abu Dhabi City Tour
Burj Khalifa ticket
4x4 Desert Safari with BBQ dinner
Transfer from hotel to Dubai International Airport
Transfer from Maldives airport to the hotel by speedboat
3 nights in the Maldives at a 5-star hotel,OBLU SELECT at Sangeli, Beach Villa, or similar hotel
Music & DJ Nights – Thrice in a week & “Live” Music once a Week
Sunset fishing once per guest during stay (weather permitting)
ONE Complimentary excursion per guest from a selection of excursions per stay at Maldives resort (weather permitting)
14 meals: 7 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 4 dinners
Transfer from hotel in the Maldives to the airport
Local VAT included

 

OBLU SELECT at Sangeli's All-Inclusive Plan Inclusions:

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner served at the Courtyard – the main restaurant; a combination of the sumptuous buffet, live cooking stations, and theme nights
  • Selection of freshly prepared local snacks: served between 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM at THE SANGS with Mr. Fry
  • One à-la-carte fine-dining experience per guest during stay at EACH of the following specialty restaurants with:
    • Simply Veg: Gourmet Vegetarian Cuisine (Open for Lunch & Dinner on pre-bookings)
    • Just Grill: Fresh Seafood & Meat Grills (Open for Lunch & Dinner on pre-bookings)
  • Unlimited consumption of regular international brands from a selection of Spirits, Wines & Beers available at the Courtyard, Simply Veg, Just Grill, The Sangs, and One Banyan Bar
  • Unlimited consumption of Signature Cocktails from a selection:
    • The Sangs (Main Bar): 16 cocktails & 10 mocktails
    • One Banyan Bar, Simply Veg, Just Grill: 10 cocktails & 10 mocktails
    • The Rock (Bar) – 1 cocktail of the day, 1 mocktail of the day, beers, wines, and soft drinks
  • Soft drinks, mineralized water, selection of tea & coffee at all outlets

Services NOT included

Flight from Dubai to the Maldives
Tourism Dirham Fee – Billed directly to clients at the hotel: $5-6/night
Tips for guides, drivers, and specialist guides
Personal expenses
Optional tours or visits
Anything that is not specified as included
Personal expenses
Anything that is not specified as included

Day by Day

Please Note While it is our intention to adhere to the route described, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable, to make alterations. On Day 1 of the tour, you will be advised of any amendments.[/vc_column_text]

DAY 1 | Arrival - Dubai

Upon arrival at Dubai International Airport, you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle for check-in.

Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

| Overnight in Dubai

DAY 2 | Dubai

Breakfast at your hotel. Departure to discover the spectacular and lively metropolis of Dubai. Dubai, developed from a small fishing village at the Dubai Creek, nowadays presents itself as a glamorous metropolis in the Arabian Gulf. The distinctive skyscrapers and gigantic shopping malls will impress every visitor. On your way, you will photo stop of the awe-inspiring Grand Mosque of Jumeirah. Photo stop of Burj Al Arab hotel. Photo stop of the Atlantis hotel located at crescent of Palm Jumeirah. We will experiment with the Monorail which is a good vantage point to see the Palm Jumeirah.

After that trip by train, we will head back to our bus to continue our journey and pass by the Marina area and the new residential areas of Jumeirah Beach. We will pass the region of Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest tower and the centerpiece of the Gulf region’s most prestigious urban development to date. Burj Khalifa will radiate out in a series of ellipses from the sky breaking tower encompassing residential, commercial, hotel, entertainment, and the world’s largest shopping mall. Then you will continue to Bastakyia, the old town district of Dubai. Learn everything about the local history and geography of the city when visiting the Dubai museum, located in the ancient fortress of Al-Fahidi. Another highlight will follow: you will use the local water taxis, called “Abras”, to cross the Dubai Creek. Enjoy the spectacular view of the city while heading towards the district of Deira. Here you will be enchanted by the large variety of exotic spices in the famous Spice Souk. Take the chance to get a unique and affordable souvenir when you visit the adjacent Gold Souk. Lunch on your own in Dubai Mall. It is a mankind creation, but it is unique. Free time for shopping. At the end of the day, our guide will escort you back to your hotel.

| Overnight in Dubai
|  Breakfast

DAY 3 | Dubai

Begin your morning with breakfast at your hotel. Enjoy the rest of your morning at leisure. You will have lunch at leisure; provide yourself with a nice meal at your own expense.
In the afternoon, you are headed to enjoy a desert safari. Your tour departs in the afternoon, traveling across the deserts of Dubai in a 4×4 vehicle. Brace yourself for an exhilarating dune-bashing experience. Test your balance and try sandboarding. Sliding down a slope of sand can truly be lots of fun! You will have the opportunity to meet and ride the camels. Feast on a delicious BBQ dinner at the authentic Bedouin camp and enjoy live cultural entertainment. You will also get inked with traditional Arabic design at the henna tattoo painting booth. In the late evening, you will return to your hotel.

| Overnight in Dubai
|  Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 4 | Dubai - Abu Dhabi - Dubai

Breakfast at the hotel. After we will go to Abu Dhabi. Participate in our tour to Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates. This comprehensive tour is the ideal introduction to the UAE capital and the island on which it stands. The name Abu Dhabi means: “Father of the Gazelle.” We will start at the famous Yas Island which houses the Formula 1 Yas circuit & the first attraction park of Ferrari in the world. An impressive attraction park, the largest covered air-conditioned park in the world with a huge Red Ferrari sign as a landmark. Then we will continue towards Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the largest Mosques in the world; able to accommodate more than 30,000 worshipers. The beautiful Mosque is completely Cladded in marble and features intricate Islamic decoration and carvings as well as extensive landscaping. Then we will go towards Abu Dhabi downtown.

Lunch is free in the city. After lunch, we will visit Heritage Village, which houses a small museum and depicts the traditional daily activities of the Arab community before the discovery of oil. We will drive along the spectacular Corniche, past gleaming white mosques, glass-clad offices, and elegant high-rise apartments to the tip of the breakwater for a superb view of the city’s magnificent skyline. We will visit Qasr Al Hosn Fort, the palace of traditions. Then will drive through the famous giant Saadiyat Island project where the museums are being built to complete the image of Abu Dhabi as a cultural city. In the late afternoon, we will visit the Louvre Museum. The Louvre Abu Dhabi is an art and civilization museum, located on the Saadiyat Island Cultural District. At the end of the tour, you will be transferred back to your Dubai hotel.

| Overnight in Dubai
|  Breakfast

DAY 5 | Dubai - Maldives

Enjoy your final breakfast in Dubai. This morning you will be able to enjoy the pool or other activities.

Depending on the time of your flight, you will be transferred to the Dubai International Airport at the appropriate time to head to your next destination, the Maldives (flight from DXB toMLE is not included, to be booked by agent).

Upon arrival in the Maldives, you will meet and transferred by speedboat to your hotel in the Maldives.

| Overnight in the Maldives
|  Breakfast & Dinner

DAY 6 | Maldives

Begin your morning with breakfast at your hotel. Enjoy the rest of your day at leisure. You can take part in one of the many water sport activities the hotel has to offer as diving, snorkeling, sailing, and windsurfing or just to enjoy the sunset from the verandah of your hotel with a cocktail.

| Overnight in the Maldives
|All-inclusive meal plan

DAY 7 | Maldives

Begin your morning with breakfast at your hotel. Enjoy the rest of your day at leisure. You can take part in one of the many water sport activities the hotel has to offer as diving, snorkeling, sailing, and windsurfing or just to enjoy the sunset from the verandah of your hotel with a cocktail.

| Overnight in the Maldives
| All-inclusive meal plan

DAY 8 | Departure Maldives

Begin your day with breakfast at your hotel before check-out at noon. Depending on your departure time, you will then be transferred to the airport.

|  Breakfast

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