Now that East Africa is open for tourists, the Indian Ocean islands have also slowly opened their borders and airports once again. The Seychelles, Maldives, Tanzania & Zanzibar are excited to welcome back international visitors. And to celebrate, we’ve put together 4 exclusive island specials for you.
The sandy, white beaches are calling your name; the colourful fish are ready to show off their splendour to divers once again; and the azure blue ocean is beckoning you to see its finest sunsets from a luxury yacht or a bespoke picnic on the shore.
Special Offer: Ayada Maldives – Ocean Villa with Pool
Have you been feeling cooped up? Ayada in the Maldives is a great destination for the extended family. This boutique Indian Ocean resort has 112 luxurious villas and suites, yet still feels intimate with more than enough space for discerning travelers. Spend your time diving or swimming in the azure waters, fine dining at one of 7 restaurants, or relaxing in the spa.
Accommodation: 2 guests sharing, 7 nights in an Ocean Villa at Ayada Maldives, Half Board
Option 1: 01 Oct – 15 Dec 2020 for USD 4,480 pp sharing
Option 2: 05 Jan – 08 Feb / 17 – 28 Feb 2021 for USD 5,160 pp sharing
Option 3: 01-31 Mar / 11-30 April 2021 for USD 4,480 pp sharing
Booking Period: Today until 31 October 2020
Included: Domestic transfer (Male – Ayada Return)
Special Offer: Zuri Zanzibar – Mid Season 20 % discount
With its own private beach and spice garden, Zuri Zanzibar is a beautiful resort that showcases the best of Zanzibar. Step out of your Ocean-Front Suite and walk down to the beach that’s just a few steps away. Each 130 m sq suite has a seperate bedroom and living room, private Jacuzzi and king-size bed.
Enjoy the tropical gardens, pool, Jacuzzi or massage cabanas; or just relax at the beach’s cocktail bar. If you want to go exploring, Zanzibar’s famous historic Stone Town is just a 1.5 hour drive away.
Accommodation: 2 guests sharing for 7 nights in an Ocean-Front Suite at Zuri Zanzibar, Half Board
Price: USD 3,420 pp sharing
Dates: 01 Sep – 22 Dec 2020
Exclusive Offer: Thanda Island – Stay 7, Pay 6 (USD 25,000 OFF!)
Would you love to holiday on a private island with only your friends and family? Nestled in a marine reserve, Thanda Island is a luxury island just off the coast of Tanzania. Guests who book the island’s all-inclusive 5-bedroom villa get exclusive use of the entire estate.
Travelers can access the island from Dar es Salaam on a light aircraft to neighboring Mafia Island. From there, it’s a short boat ride to Thanda Island.
Accommodation: 5-bedroom Luxury Villa on Thanda Private Island
Price: USD 150,000 for 10 people / 5 couples
Dates: 2020 – 2021 (Peak season availability)
Included: All-inclusive (all meals, all drinks). Transfers. All activities: jet skis, private dive charters, swimming with whale sharks, yoga, unlimited spa treatments etc.
Special Offer: Alphonse Seychelles – Stay 7, Pay 5
Remote and untouched – that’s the drawcard of the Outer Islands of the Seychelles. Alphonse Island is about barefoot luxury, exploring the atolls and fly fishing! The private island’s bungalows are built directly on the water’s edge. Guests can enjoy the bar, pool, lounge area & the Bijoutier restaurant as well as plenty of water activities.
The Seychelles is a 4.5 hour flight from Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Doha; Alphonse Island is a 60-minute flight from the Seychelles capital of Mahé.
Accommodation: 2 guests sharing for 7 nights in a Beach Bungalow at Alphonse Island
Option 1: Travel now – 30 Sep 2020 for USD 5,415 pp sharing
Option 2: 01 May 2021 – 30 Sep 2021 for USD 5,465 pp sharing
Includes: Return charter flight from Mahé to Alphonse. Fully inclusive (excluding beverages).
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