With international travel set to return later in 2021, couples looking for an exceptional escape should start planning for a trip to one of Aitken Spence Hotels’ resorts in the Maldives.

Luxurious sanctuary awaits couples at the five-star Heritance Aarah, whilst partners looking for endless adventures can experience adrenaline-fuelled activities at Adaaran Select Hudhuran Fushi, known as a surfer’s paradise thanks to its infamous left-hander that breaks over the resort’s reef. Or travellers yearning to explore the underwater world of the Indian Ocean should plan a break at Adaaran Select Meedhupparu.

Secluded Splendour Awaits Couples at Heritance Aarah
The island resort is perfectly suited to couples looking for an ultra-luxurious getaway. The Maldives’ infamous turquoise waters beckon from Heritance Aarah’s Ocean Villas, which come complete with a private outdoor space where couples can step down into the azure atoll below and spend magical moments watching the sunset from the deck’s daybed. Or travellers can choose to stay in the resort’s Ocean Suites where they can stargaze from a private plunge pool. For couples seeking seclusion, Heritance Aarah’s Ocean Residences ooze refined luxury with terraces that overlook heavenly ocean vistas and a butler service to take care of guests’ every need. Indian Ocean luxuries don’t stop there as guests staying at Heritance Aarah can indulge in its Premium All-Inclusive culinary offering when dining in one of the resort’s six restaurants. Such as at its trademark contemporary ‘Heritance’ dining experience, Ambula, which celebrates an explosion of Sri Lankan spices and flavours. 31 wines and an indulgent house champagne, as well as selected branded spirits, can be enjoyed across the resort’s four glamourous bars. Other amenities available include an infinity pool where couples can marvel at sensational sunsets, a Medi Spa that combines traditional wellness offerings with diet and nutritional guidance plus selected skin treatments, as well as diving facilities, flyboarding and water skiing.

Save over £1,800 per couple and receive a complimentary upgrade from Beach Villa to Ocean Villa when booking a 10-night Beach Villa stay at Heritance Aarah with Destinology, starting from £3,769 per person. The offer includes a 20% discount and is based on departure on 11th October 2021 from London Heathrow Airport, flying with Emirates. Complimentary PCR Test screening for all occupants is included as well as return domestic flight transfers to/from Velana Airport. Book by 30th April 2021. Quote offer reference: 54694. Prices are based on 2 adults sharing a room and the length of stay at hotel. Offer subject to availability at the time of booking. Price may vary depending on flight and hotel availability and changes in exchange rates. Terms and Conditions apply. 2730918 / 3605224. For more information and book, visit: www.destinology.co.uk or call 01204 474 400.

An Ocean Villa at Heritance Aarah starts from $1,187 + tax for one night, in October 2021. For more information on Heritance Aarah visit www.heritancehotels.com/aarah.

Answer the Call of Adventure at Adaaran Select Hudhuran Fushi
Couples looking for an action-packed adventure this year need look no further than Aitken Spence’s All-Inclusive Adaaran Select Hudhuran Fushi resort in the Maldives. Boasting tropical garden havens, beachside hideaways and ocean villas, each of the resort’s unique living spaces allow guests to experience a true island getaway. Adrenaline-seeking couples looking to try a new hobby together can learn to surf at the resort’s surf school. Seasoned surfers can also try taking on the famous Lohis surf break, which runs down one side of the island. In between surf sessions, couples can relax beside the resort’s pool, make the most of its tennis courts or enjoy twice daily yoga classes – a morning vinyasa class and a sunset hatha flow – on the beach. Come evening, couples looking for a romantic dining experience can enjoy a candlelit dinner whilst relax to the soothing sounds of the ocean stretching out before them at the Sunset Bar and Restaurant, the resort’s signature eatery.

Premier Holidays is offering a 7-night, All-Inclusive stay at Adaaran Select Hudhuran Fushi in Beach Villa accommodation, from £1,799. Travel on 1st October 2021. Flights with Qatar Airways, departing from London Heathrow Airport or Manchester Airport. For more information and to book, visit: hwww.premierholidays.co.uk or call 08444 937 531. 

A Beach Villa at Adaaran Select Hudhuran Fushi starts from £350.45 + tax for one night, in October 2021. For more information on Adaaran Select Hudhuran Fushi, visit www.adaaran.com/selecthudhuranfushi.

Experience Underwater Explorations at Adaaran Select Meedhupparu
Ideal for travellers yearning for a sun-soaked beach break, Adaaran Select Meedhupparu is surrounded by a tropical coral reef overlooking a tranquil blue lagoon. When staying in one of the resort’s six Beach Villa accommodation types, couples are granted easy access to the island’s white sandy shores from their doorstep. Thoughtfully designed with the needs of the leisure traveller in mind, elegant villa interiors combine with a private outdoor shower space to provide sensational views of the resort’s alluring beach. During their stay, couples may choose to explore the Maldives’ vibrant underwater world when diving in the hotel reef and neighbouring dive sites, set sail on a sunset cruise or dolphin watching safari. Those looking for the ultimate romantic experience can even escape to one of the Maldives’ uninhabited islands. Adaaran Select Meedhupparu will sail couples on a traditional Dhoni boat to a private island where they can enjoy a gourmet lunch under the cooling shade of a beach umbrella set up.

Book now with Destination2 and receive up to 35% off* and free transfers** included in a 7-night stay at Adaaran Select Meedhupparu. From £1,415 per person, based on Beach Villa accommodation. The offer is available for travel dates up until 31st October 2021. *All savings are applied to the prices shown when applicable, available for travel dates up to 31st October 2021. **Free Transfers offer is only available on selected travel dates up to 31st October 2021 where transfers are shown at £0 on the Transfers options tab. The Transfers shown at £0 must be selected at the time of booking to receive the free transfers, a minimum of 7 nights stay is required. For more information and to book, visit: www.destination2.co.uk or call 01244 957 800.

A Beach Villa at Adaaran Select Meedhupparu starts from £343.19 + tax for one night, in October 2021. For more information on Adaaran Select Meedhupparu, visit www.adaaran.com/selectmeedhupparu.

If you cannot wait to get to the Maldives, check out Aitken Spence’s #SpenceSafe video to see the safety practices being undertaken at Aitken Spence hotels, ready to welcome you back.
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For more information on Aitken Spence Hotels, visit www.aitkenspencehotels.com.


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Image Captions:
Image 1: Heritance Aarah offers secluded splendour for two with facilities such as its infinity pool.
Image 2: Couples can answer the call of adventure at Adaaran Select Hudhuran Fushi. Photo credit Richard Kotch.
Image 3: Experience the underwater world at Adaaran Select Meedhupparu.
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About Aitken Spence Hotels
Aitken Spence Hotels is part of the Sri Lankan blue-chip conglomerate Aitken Spence PLC and operates 23 hotels and resorts across Sri Lanka, Maldives, Oman, and India. The Company’s owned hotels are reflected under the Heritance, Adaaran and Turyaa brands, popular around the world for its exceptional service and undisputed product and curated lifestyle experiences. The Company’s Sri Lankan portfolio includes 11 resorts spread across the island, whilst the Maldives resorts totals to seven, four in Oman and one in India.

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