Although renowned as a romantic destination for couples, the Maldives also offers solo travellers a peaceful and serene location to escape the everyday routine and recharge their batteries in paradise.
For those keen to indulge in quality ‘me time’, offerings for unaccompanied travellers in the Maldives include Hurwalhi Island Resort’s restorative ‘At One with the Ocean’ wellbeing retreat, and Kihaa Maldives’ snorkelling and spa package. For individuals keen to learn a new skill while on holiday, Reethi Beach Resort also offers a wide range of water sports facilities and excursions.
Restore and Relax at Hurawalhi Island Resort’s ‘At One with the Ocean’ Wellbeing Retreat
Hurawalhi Island Resort’s ‘At One with the Ocean’ wellbeing retreat allows guests to use the healing power of the ocean for a full mind, body and soul transformation. As part of the professionally-led programme, independent travellers can take part in yoga at the resort’s 5.8 Undersea Restaurant and sound healing on the resort’s private paradise Dream Island beach. The retreat package also includes wave meditation, aqua fitness classes, snorkelling with a marine biologist and treatments in the award-winning Duniye Spa overlooking the Indian Ocean.
Hurawalhi Island Resort’s ‘At One with the Ocean’ Retreat includes five nights of accommodation on either full-board or all-inclusive plus basis, a three-day retreat with three classes or sessions per day, a one-hour spa treatment and return seaplane transfers. Package is priced from £4,165 ($4,500) per person, based on a single occupancy in an Ocean Villa on full-board. For more information or to book, visit www.hurawalhi.com.
Snorkel Solo in a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve at Kihaa Maldives
Located at the heart of Baa Atoll UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, which is home to the famed Marine Protected Area of Hanifaru Bay, solo guests at Kihaa Maldives can discover an underwater world like no other as they snorkel with majestic whale sharks and manta rays. The five-star resort is accessible in just 20 minutes from Velana International Airport and along with offering a variety of water sports, the property also boasts its own spa, which offers guests indulgent treatments and healing rituals.
Kihaa Maldives is offering solo travellers a seven-night bed and breakfast stay for £1,146 ($1,500) per person. Package includes a 60-minute spa treatment at Kihaa Spa, a snorkelling session at Hanifaru Bay, a 10% discount on all food and beverage outlets, a 10% discount on excursions and additional spa treatments, plus return transfers to the airport via domestic flights and speedboat transfers. Price is subject to availability and is valid for travel from 1st May – 31st October 2019. To book, visit www.kihaamaldives.com and quote the promotional code KIHAASOLO at the time of booking.
Embrace Solitude During an Adventure at Reethi Beach Resort
Reethi Beach Resort is located on its own tiny beautiful island in Baa Atoll, which is a scenic 35-minute flight away from the capital of Malé. For solitary travellers looking for a tranquil escape, the resort’s elegant and spacious detached and semi-detached villas are built from natural materials in typical Maldivian-style, providing first class comfort in a unique setting. Adventurous holidaymakers who are visiting the four-star deluxe resort alone can enjoy a wide range of facilities, including a PADI 5-star dive centre, a spa and wellness retreat, a water sports centre and sports complex, plus a variety of group and private excursions.
Premier Holidays is offering seven nights at Reethi Beach for £1,499 per person, including a 25% single saver discount. Package includes accommodation in a Reethi Villa with breakfast, seaplane transfer and return flights with Emirates from Heathrow, travelling in June for one person. For further information or to book, visit www.premierholidays.co.uk or call 0800 6409 048.
For further information on the Maldives, visit www.visitmaldives.com.
Image 1: Underwater yoga is included in Hurawalhi Island Resort’s ‘At One with the Ocean’ package.
Image 2: A solo traveller at Kihaa Maldives.
Image 3: Aerial image of Reethi Beach Resort.
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