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A Dubai and Maldives twin-centre holiday that balances the right amount of discovery and activity in Dubai with relaxation in the Maldives.

In Dubai, your stay is at the luxurious Palazzo Versace, situated right beside the Creek and close to the the old part of the city and its fascinating heritage, including the atmospheric gold and spice souks. However, only a short distance away are all the other iconic sights and experiences of Dubai, including the Burj Khalifa, dancing fountains, the malls, marinas, water parks, as well as theme parks including Dubai Parks & Resorts and Legoland. Plus, as an extra 'treat' while staying at Palazzo Versace, and exclusive to Mahlatini guests, you can enjoy a masterclass cookery lesson with a Michelin star chef!

Once in the Maldives, the emphasis is very much about slowing down and moving at a much more relaxed pace. You'll enjoy a superbly appointed villa as well as an array of activities, many water sports, but also some land events too. Together with exquisite cuisine and a wide choice of dining options, you are assured of a memorable Maldives holiday.

The price example quoted is for September 2018 and intended as a guide. It also includes Michelin cookery class at Palazzo Versace. For alterative dates and durations, please conytact the Mahlatini team for a tailor-made quotation

Quick Facts:

Day 1

Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Dubai International

Day 2 - 4

Upon arrival at Dubai International Airport you will be met airside and assisted through all the airport formalities; this invaluable VIP service avoids any lengthy queues. Once through arrivals and collected your luggage, you are met by a member of the Mahlatini team for your private car transfer to your hotel.

When in Dubai, we would be delighted to recommend some of our other Dubai excursions for you to enjoy. For the ultimate Dubai experience, take a Seawings Seaplane tour - taking off from the nearby Dubai Creek - and get a bird's eye view of all the iconic sights! Alternatively, visit Downtown Dubai and see the dancing fountains or plan to see a show at the new Dubai Opera, or see Dubai's heritage and the atmospheric gold and spice souk's around Dubai Creek. Talk to a Mahlatini travel specialist for more information and let us book your preferred options in advance.

Room Type: Premier Versace Room - Creek View Meal Basis: BB Bed and Breakfast

Day 5 - 11

Upon arrival at Male International Airport in the Maldives you will be met by a member of the Mahlatini team who will assist you to your domestic flight transfer and then onward to your resort.

Room Type: Beach Pool Villa Meal Basis: HB Half Board

Day 12

Today you will take your domestic flight back to Male International Airport where you will connect with your international flight home.

Day 13

Arrive at JFK

Tailor-made itinerary from $5,400 pp

Includes

  • International flights from JFK
  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified
  • Light aircraft transfers as detailed in the itinerary
  • Road transfers as detailed in the itinerary
  • VIP Arrival Service at Dubai - Fast-track through immigration & security
  • Exclusive Cookery Class at Palazzo Versace
  • Guaranteed early check-in/late check-out at Palazzo Versace & complimentary Executive Lounge access

Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Additional activities not offered as scheduled by the accommodation
  • Visas and visa fees where relevant
  • Beverages

Flights

  • Outward Flight:
  • Overnight from JFK to Dubai International
  • Return Flight:
  • Overnight from Male to JFK
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