Being next to the ocean is one of the easiest ways to feel a sense of calm in tumultuous times. If you’re not lucky enough to live near the sea or are looking for an an alternative spot to find your zen, the Maldives, ninety-nine percent made up of sea, is undoubtedly the premier pick, especially for those of us living in the GCC. Just a short flight away, and with travel restrictions now lifted, the sunshine nation made up of 1,190 coral islands, formed around 26 natural ring-like atolls, seems more inviting than ever.
This little piece of Indian Ocean paradise appeals to all kinds of beach lovers. It’s ideal for those who delight in relaxing activities like long walks, collecting seashells, skipping rocks, meditating or reading a book on the white sands by the palm-fringed azure waters. It’s also the perfect destination for some adventure and playfulness. The ocean teeming with multi-coloured fish and corals appeals to die-hard divers and snorkellers, while watersports enthusiasts have an array of pursuits to choose from and nature lovers get to marvel at the abundance of flora and fauna.
That’s why we had to share the news Maldivian hospitality company Coco Collection, Maldives has launched a three-night package for those visiting its Coco Bodu Hithi and Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu resorts from the Middle East. With rates approximately 40 percent lower than usual, you can benefit from the Middle East package until September 2021. As well as options for half board and full board, visitors have the choice of adding some extra nights at reduced rates.
Additionally, both resorts are offering a complimentary stay and return transfer for two children aged 2-12. And if you just happen to be planning a honeymoon at any point throughout this period, newlyweds from the Middle East are being gifted a romantic three-course candle lit dinner. Honeymooners are also entitled to a 10 percent discount on all spa treatments and go home with a special Coco gift in hand.
Rates for the three-night package start from US$ 1,770 for half board at Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu, and US$ 1,900 for half board at Coco Bodu Hithi.