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La Digue Island
ETHIOPIA Silhouette Island
MALDIVES Frigate Island Mahé Mahé Island
MALDIVES Ihavandhippolhu Atoll
Haa Alifu Atoll Haa Dhaalu Atoll
Shaviyani Atoll Noonu Atoll
Baa Atoll Goidhoo Atoll Malé Indian Ocean
Ari Atoll Vaavu Atoll Port Louis
Dhaalu Atoll Thaa Atoll
MAURITIUS Indian Ocean
REUNION Addu Atoll
Coco Island, Seychelles
MALDIVES ESCAPE TO ONE OF THE MOST IDYLLIC – AND ISOLATED – DESTINATIONS ON THE PLANET Overwater Bungalows
Know Your Destination
Awaken in a sun-soaked archipelago comprising 1,192 coral islands and 26 atolls – where the sunset transforms into a hypnotizing fusion of striking colors, where your senses are balanced, where there is an abundance of underwater life and thrilling water sports!
US citizens need only a valid passport, an onward/return ticket, and sufficient funds to cover stay. A no-cost visa valid for 30 days is issued on arrival.
With its stunning beaches, blue waters, and pure air, the Maldives may be the ultimate exotic getaway! Escape to one of the most idyllic – and isolated – destinations on the planet. Enjoy a picnic lunch on an uninhabited island. Take a sunset cruise on a catamaran. Dive into the clearest water you’ll ever see. Rejuvenate body and soul at a sinfully delicious spa.
A speedboat, seaplane, or local dhoni (a multipurpose sailboat) are used when traveling within the islands. Taxis, motorbikes, and walking are also options on Malé; it takes approximately 10 minutes to walk from one end to the other on the island. Scheduled ferries are available when traveling to other islands.
Knowing where to begin your Maldives holiday will be your only question – for starters, there are 26 coral atolls to choose from, and it’s near impossible to pick a favorite. You can, however, hop from one to the other, experiencing unrivalled luxury at every stop. The most intrepid travelers opt for some city buzz first in the energetic capital Malé – home to Hukuru Miskiiy, the oldest mosque in the country.
Snorkel right off a private terrace and dip into the Tiffanyblue waters amid tropical marine life and some of the planet’s most mesmerizing coral reefs.
Be a Sport Many resorts have built elaborate sports facilities, so it’s easy to find a pick-up basketball game, soccer and volleyball action, and top-level tennis. And all the islands are tailor-made for jogging and bicycling!
Cast Party Experience an unforgettable adventure on a sport fishing cruise for giant trevally, sailfish, marlin, barracuda, yellowfin tuna, wahoo, swordfish, and other impressive game.
Hydro Therapy Reconnect with your spirit as you plunge into a sensory journey in an over-water spa palapa with therapeutic rituals and hypnotic Maldivian waters as your backdrop.
Arise & Smile
Notice that when you check into your resort, it occupies its own separate island. And in the Maldives, it’s the law that all resort guest rooms must face the beach, and five linear meters of beachfront is allocated to each resort bungalow…
Wake up in the Maldives and sample mas huni, a Maldivian local delicacy including tuna, onion, coconut, and chili accompanied by hot tea and roshi flatbread.
When it comes to food, Maldivians adore three things: fish, coconut, and starch. Opt for local favorites like skipjack and yellowfin tuna, best served with rice, taro, sweet potato, or cassava. Beyond seafood, the Maldives is also renowned for its delectable vegetable curries – spicy, redolent, and packed with a fresh selection of aubergine, pumpkin, potato, and carrot. And then there’s roshi – a tasty flatbread that’s a nationwide staple, often eaten for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Marvel at the impressive collection of artifacts that reflects the rich history of the island at the former Sultan Palace, now called the National Museum in Malé.
The people in Maldives live a simple, unhurried lifestyle and are extremely devout in their Islamic religion. Even though Maldivian Dhivehi is the official language, English is widely spoken.
Sea It Now
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Avg. F° 82 82 83 83 83 82 82 82 82 82 82 81 Avg. Rainfall (inches) 3 2 2.9 5.2 8.5 6.8 5.8 7.4 9.6 8.7 7.9 9.1
Craft Fair Join an excursion to some of the inhabited islands, where local shops sell authentic lacquer works, dhoni crafts (miniatures of traditional boats), wood carvings, mat weavings, coconut shell products, coir ropes, and clothing.
MAURITIUS A UNIQUE DESTINATION’S ESSENTIAL BEAUTY COMPELS YOU TO RETURN TO ITS SHORES AGAIN AND AGAIN Mauritius Beach
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An idyllic volcanic island surrounded by immaculate waters and covered with lush vegetation and swaying palm trees, full of friendly smiles and hand-picked resorts carefully designed to preserve nature’s organic beauty… get ready to recline on a stretch of powdery sands or break out your water sports gear.
US citizens need only a valid passport, an onward/return ticket, and sufficient funds to cover your stay. A visa is not required.
There is much to love about Mauritius and it’s not just because of its organic, mountainous beauty and pristine beaches, but also because of its melting pot of cultures, religions, and warm-hearted people welcoming you to their land.
Metered taxis can be taken from the airport, hotels, and at bus stations, and are generally the best way to traverse Mauritius.
Nothing will prepare you for the genuine French-Mauritian hospitality and laid-back island lifestyle, something that’s felt across the country. Stay in a local apartment and you’ll experience it all first-hand – strolling through the neighborhoods, eating freshly-ripped loaves of bread, bathing in lagoons that are off the tourist trail, and weaving through sky-high fields of sugarcane. Beware, though – this type of cool routine can quickly get addictive. Those looking for the best scenery should head for the nearby Le Morne peninsula, epitomized by a huge coastal monolith of the same name, or the geologicallyconfounding Seven Colored Earths in Chamarel. But if you simply can’t tear yourself away from the beach, make sure you opt for some of the prettiest ones at least – Belle Mare and Trou aux Biches host some of the most picture-perfect sands. Mauritian islands like Aux Cerf and Rodrigues offer some great silica too, while the island’s capital, Port Louis, serves up a blend of bustling markets, colonial architecture, and blissfully private beaches.
Getting Around Taxi
Bus Economical express bus service is available throughout the island.
Top Experiences On the Wing Be whisked away on a seaplane journey with a dramatic water take-off and landing as you enjoy extraordinary views of the islands.
Sport fishermen can cast for blue or black marlin, all types of sharks, yellow tuna, and bonito. Excursions can be arranged through most of the resorts.
Can’t Beat the Street In Grand Baie, dig into excellent, inexpensive street food like fresh coconut water, fruit smothered in chilli and sugar, hot curries, and Chinese noodles.
Fits to a Tea Join a tour of the venerable Bois Chéri tea estate, Mauritius’ oldest plantation, where a range of black, green, herbal, and flavored teas are produced, and stay for a taste-testing back at the chalet.
Put It in Park Spend a day in the rugged refuge of Black River Gorges National Park, home to thick forests, jaw-dropping cascades such as Tamarin Falls, and much of the country’s most elusive wildlife species and avifauna.
Not So Taxing The island’s tourists-only duty-free shops are a great source of basketwork, embroidery, pottery, cut stones, and recycled glass art, as well as apparel like pull-overs and knitwear, plus tasty fruit jellies, chillies, vanilla tea, and rum.
You’ll also find a string of modern resorts that have been carefully developed to preserve the island’s beauty and ecology. English is the official language but French and Creole are widely spoken.
Chamarel Seven Colored Earths
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Avg. Rainfall (inches) 61 8.5 9.6 8.4 7 4.7 3.4 3.4 3.2 2.1 2.2 2.7
SEYCHELLES & RÉUNION ISLAND A SERENE AND RETREAT & THE HOTTEST ISLAND GETAWAY DESTINATION ON THE PLANET Anse Source d’Argent, La Digue
Know Your Destination Seychelles Untouched. Uncrowded. Unobstructed views. Unimaginable natural wonders. In the Seychelles, you’ll wake up with an enhanced appreciation of life – and an otherworldly experience of sheer exotic pleasure. The Seychelles take the concept of beaches to a whole new level, with powder-soft sands and lapping turquoise waves acting as a gateway to the ocean and the marine gems hidden beneath its surface. Anse Major, Anse Boileau, and Anse Aux Pins on Mahé are all perfect for snorkeling straight from the beach. The warm Indian Ocean waters make it ideal for water sports, from sailing and windsurfing, to fishing and surfing. Take a day to explore Victoria, the world’s smallest capital city, where many buildings are virtually unchanged since colonial times. Explore the downtown Victoria Market, packed with fresh fish, fruits, vegetables, and locally grown spices. This multicultural, laid-back island is home to friendly people who work hard to protect and preserve their natural and enchanted verdant landscape. English, French, and Seychellois Creole are commonly spoken throughout the island.
Réunion Island Get ready for breathtaking volcanoes, charming small cities, superb beaches, a range of elegant resorts, awesome rewards for hikers and divers, and a true melting pot at the crossroads of European, African and Asian cultures on Réunion Island, which has quietly become one of the world’s most desirable vacation destinations. A French overseas department that lies east of Madagascar and southwest of Mauritius, it’s the farthestflung outpost of the European Union. Completely uninhabited until the 17th century, when settlers from
France, Madagascar, and Africa arrived, it is lined along two coasts with great beaches and blessed with an interior landscape that could be the envy of Hawaii. The island is made for hiking: more than 600 miles of marked trails criss-cross the rainforest, sugar cane fields, lunar landscapes, and shorelines, and the big payoff is the trail to the majestic Piton de la Fournaise, an active volcano that rises almost 9,000 feet. And diving and snorkeling are spectacular, with 150 species of coral and 500 species of fish, as well as humpback whales, dolphins, and sea turtles.
Entry Requirements Seychelles US citizens need a passport valid on the date of entry and exit, return/onward ticket, proof of stay, and sufficient funds to cover stay. A one-month visitor’s permit will be issued on arrival.
Car There is one main road around the island and another road from Saint-Pierre to Saint-Benoit through the interior of the island. Due to the high number of cars, traffic jams often occur so you should avoid traveling during peak times.
Top Experiences Seychelles No Worries Atoll Dive down under the Aldabra, the world’s second largest atoll, and keep your eyes peeled for angel fish, sting rays, reef sharks, and whale sharks!
Night Lines Why go to bed early when you can try to hook barracuda and sharks on a night-time sport fishing adventure?
Kalou You Toast the surrounding natural beauty with a wine glass of Kalou, extracted from a coconut palm tree.
A passport valid for three months beyond the end of your stay, visa, and return/onward ticket are required.
Réunion Island Vive le Riviera
Get a taste of the French Riviera in Saint-Pierre, with charming cafés and bistros overlooking the yacht-filled marinas.
Seychelles Air Air Seychelles operates multiple daily flights between Mahe and Praslin.
Walk This Way Hike over 100 miles of marked trails in Le Cirque de Mafate, a volcanic caldera with remote 19th century villages that cannot be reached by car.
Cat Cocos and Inter Island ferry offer multiple daily crossings between Praslin, Mahe, and La Digue.
Reunion Island Bus
Intercity bus travel around the island is served by Car Jaune on 13 lines, plus local buses.
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A Selection of Maldives Sightseeing and Hotels HOME COOKED MALDIVES
ADAARAN PRESTIGE VADOO
ADAARAN PRESTIGE WATER VILLAS
HHHHH 4 Hours / Urban Adventures
Connect with local life in the best way possible: through food! Get a true local experience with a home cooked meal in a family home, where you’ll be put to work in the kitchen before digging into a fresh lunch. Visit a neighborhood market, see where locals live, and learn how to make typical Maldivian dishes.
On the shores of Vadoo, this top-flight resort possesses its own exotic reef teeming with vibrant aquatic flora and fauna. Over-water villas have Jacuzzis and plunge pools; dip straight into the glistening ocean waters.
On the island of Meedhupparu in the idyllic Indian Ocean, this exclusive resort welcomes guests into spacious over-water villas with modern, stylish interiors as well as personal butler service. After a day of play in the water, head to the spa.
• 50 ac villas • 2 restaurants/2 bars • 24-hr butler service/24-hr room service • outdoor pool • Coconut Spa/fitness center • water sports/PADI 5 Star Golden Palm Resort • excursions • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 20 ac villas • restaurant/bar • 24-hr room service • outdoor pool • Chavana Spa/fitness center/sauna/steam room • water sports/PADI 5 Star Golden Palm Resort • tennis • complimentary Wi-Fi
ANANTARA DHIGU RESORT & SPA
ANANTARA KIHAVAH VILLAS
Nestled on Dhigufinolhu Island in the South Malé Atoll, this posh resort welcomes discriminating guests into stunning overwater suites and beachfront villas with private sundecks and plunge pools. Dive in the world’s most scuba-friendly waters.
This premiere resort welcomes you into beachside and overwater accommodations with private pools and lush décor. Go swimming and diving, play tennis, and refresh body and mind at the spa.
Reachable only by seaplane, this remote, intimate boutique resort epitomizes luxury in its unique villas, some of which are overwater hideaways. Meet turtles, sharks, and schools of fish while diving just off the beach in the pristine house reef.
• 110 ac over-water suites & beachfront villas • 3 restaurants/bar • 24-hr room service • outdoor infinity pool • Dhigu Over Water Spa/fitness center • water sports/PADI dive center • kids club • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 79 ac villas & residences • 5 restaurants/2 bars • 24-hr room service • outdoor infinity pool • Anantara Spa/fitness center • water sports/PADI Dive Center • Thiththi Boli Club for kids • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 113 ac rooms • 3 restaurants/2 bars • room service • Angsana Spa/ fitness center/yoga • water sports/PADI Five-Star Dive Center • kids club • complimentary Wi-Fi
ATMOSPHERE KANIFUSHI MALDIVES
BANYAN TREE VABBINFARU
A fusion of traditional and modern architecture, this luxury beachfront resort teems with recreational activities. Individual villas have direct access to the pristine white beach and turquoise lagoon, and feature private outdoor areas and whirlpool baths.
Run away to a secluded atoll in the Maldives, where a sense of magic and romance await at this outstanding all-inclusive resort. Retreat to individual villas featuring patios with sunbeds, private pools, and outdoor showers.
Discreet personalized service is the hallmark of this exceptional boutique resort on a small coral island ringed by golden sand. Retreat to individual beachside and overwater villas with private verandas or sundecks, many with private pools.
• 132 ac suites & villas • 4 restaurants/2 bars/pool bar • concierge/24-hr room service • 2 outdoor pools/kids pool • Akiri Spa by Manadara/fitness center • water sports/tennis • The Kids Club • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 48 ac villas • 2 restaurants/bar • concierge/24-hr room service • Banyan Tree Spa/24-hr fitness center/yoga • water sports/PADI Five-Star Dive Center • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 75 ac villas • 3 restaurants/2 bars • 24-hr concierge & room service • outdoor infinity pool • spa/fitness center/yoga • water sports, PADI FiveStar Dive Center • library/boutique • complimentary Wi-Fi
CENTARA GRAND ISLAND RESORT & SPA MALDIVES
COCO BODU HITHI
COCO PALM DHUNI KOLHU
Surrounded by white-sand beaches and aqua waters, this stellar resort welcomes couples and families seeking fun in the sun. Guest rooms have the latest tech amenities, plus private verandas with awesome ocean views.
An intimate and unique experience, this exclusive boutique hideaway on North Malé Atoll defines island elegance in spacious beachfront villas and secluded overwater villas. Go swimming and diving, and unwind at the spa.
• 112 ac suites & villas • 3 restaurants/2 bars • 2 outdoor pools • Spa Cenvaree/ fitness center • water sports/PADI Dive Center/tennis • rock climbing wall/kids & teens clubs • nightly entertainment • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 100 ac rooms & suites • 5 restaurants/2 bars/wine bar/weekly seafood BBQ • 24-hr room service • outdoor pool/private beach • Coco Spa/fitness center/salon • water sports/PADI Dive Center • complimentary Wi-Fi
Escape to pure white beaches, turquoise lagoons, and vibrant coral reefs at this eco-oriented resort that blends with its surroundings on its own private island. Posh villas are set amid palm trees or on stilts over the lagoon with views to the horizon.
• 98 ac villas • 2 restaurants/2 bars • 24-hr room service • Coco Spa/ fitness center/yoga • water sports/PADI Dive Center • complimentary Wi-Fi
A Selection of Maldives Hotels COMO COCOA ISLAND MALDIVES
COMO MAALIFUSHI MALDIVES
CONSTANCE HALAVELI MALDIVES
Understated luxury is the watchword at this boutique resort, set on its own private island. Overwater suites and villas are inspired by dhoni boats and have private terraces and horizon views. Condé Nast Traveler calls the cuisine “healthy and indulgent.”
The first luxury resort on the Maldives’ pristine Thaa Atoll, this stellar property is the ultimate getaway for families, couples, surfers, and divers. Thatched-roof guest accommodations have floor-to-ceiling windows, and private sundecks.
Powder white beaches, turquoise seas, and views to the blue horizon are right outside your own personal villa hideaway at this luxurious resort. Go windsurfing, play tennis, take a yoga class, learn to scuba dive, and relax with a massage at the spa.
• 33 ac suites & villas • restaurant/bar • concierge/room service • outdoor infinity pool/sundeck • COMO Shambhala Retreat/fitness center/yoga/ steam room • water sports/PADI Dive Center • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 65 ac rooms, suites & villas • 3 restaurants/2 bars • outdoor free-form pool • COMO Shambhala Retreat/fitness center • water sports/PADI Dive Center • kids club • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 86 ac villas • 4 restaurants/2 bars • concierge/24-hour room service • outdoor pool • U Spa by Constance/fitness center/Jacuzzi/sauna • PADI Dive Center/water sports/tennis • Constance Kids Club • complimentary Wi-Fi
GILI LANKANFUSHI MALDIVES
LILY BEACH RESORT & SPA AT HUVAHENDHOO
Jetties thread across crystal-clear waters to spacious villas with spectacular ocean views at this exquisite resort, an intimate coral island in a sparkling lagoon. Guest villas have private water gardens and sundecks.
The first resort built in the Maldives, this outstanding property occupies its own private island dotted with coconut trees. Step into rooms and villas with high ceilings, outdoor showers, private terraces, and uncountable luxury amenities.
Bringing you the Maldives at its finest, this sparkling luxury resort is noted for its pristine beaches, lush tropical vegetation, and exotic reef just offshore. Individual guest villas have furnished patios, spa tubs, and private decks with beach access.
• 45 ac over-water villas • 3 restaurants/bar/wine cellar/chocolate cave • outdoor pool • Meera Spa/fitness center/sauna/yoga/Tai Chi • PADI Dive Center/water sports • tennis
• 180 ac rooms, bungalows & villas • 8 restaurants/3 bars • 2 outdoor pools/2 kids pools • concierge/24-hr room service • Veli Spa/24-hr fitness center/yoga/tai chi • water sports/PADI Dive Center • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 125 ac villas • 3 restaurants/3 bars/pool bar • concierge/24-hr room service • 2 outdoor pools/kids pool • Tamara Spa/fitness center • water sports/tennis • live music • Turtles Kids Club • complimentary Wi-Fi
LUX* NORTH MALE ATOLL
LUX* SOUTH ARI ATOLL
MILAIDHOO ISLAND MALDIVES
All-Inclusive Just a short speedboat ride from Malé, this deluxe resort welcomes guests into stunning beachside or overwater accommodations with private rooftop decks. Dive into some of the world’s most colorful waters.
All-Inclusive The picture-perfect island of Dhidhoofinolhu is home to this luxury resort, ideal for peaceful getaways or active adventures. Step into private villas dotted along two miles of powdery beaches or perched on stilts above a crystal lagoon.
Big on relaxation and recreation, this exceptional resort is set on tiny Baa Atoll, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve. Set on the beach or over the water, individual villas have their own deck and private pool. The diving is world-class!
• 67 ac residences & penthouses • 4 restaurants/2 bars/wine cave • concierge/24-hr room service • LUX* Me Spa/fitness center • water sports/PADI Dive Center/tennis • PLAY kids club • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 187 ac pavilions & villas • 8 restaurants/5 bars • concierge/room service • 2 outdoor infinity pools/kids pool • LUX* Me Spa/fitness center • water sports/PADI Dive Center/tennis • PLAY kids club • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 50 ac rooms & suites • 3 restaurants/2 bars • concierge/room service • outdoor pool • Serenity Spa/fitness center • water sports/PADI Five-Star Dive Center • complimentary Wi-Fi
OUTRIGGER KONOTTA MALDIVES RESORT
SHERATON MALDIVES FULL MOON RESORT & SPA
Discover an island hideaway that incorporates timeless design, idyllic vistas, and luxurious surprises around every corner. This exceptional resort on Veligandu Huraa island welcomes guests into individual villas with private plunge pools.
This exceptional boutique resort rests within the crystal waters of Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll, offering complete privacy and intimate luxury. Stunning individual guest villas feature floor-to-ceiling windows and private terraces and pools.
Welcome to a world of golden sunshine, fine dining, water sports, and entertainment, topped off with warm Maldivian hospitality – and all on a private island! Guest rooms and villas feature tropical style and private terraces with sea views.
• 19 ac villas & houses/2-bedroom pool residence • restaurant/lounge • concierge/room service • outdoor pool/cabanas • Ocean Retreat Spa/ fitness center/yoga • water sports/tennis • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 53 ac villas • 2 restaurants/bar/BBQ grills • concierge/24-hr room service • 2 outdoor pools/kids pool • Navasana Spa/fitness center • water sports/dive center • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 176 ac rooms & villas • 4 restaurants/3 bars/beach bar • outdoor freeform pool/kids pool • Shine Spa by Sheraton™/Sheraton Fitness • water sports/PADI Dive Center • Sheraton Kids Club • complimentary Wi-Fi
A Selection of Maldives Hotels THE SUN SIYAM IRU FUSHI MALDIVES
TAJ EXOTICA RESORT & SPA MALDIVES
The idyllic island of Noonu Atoll is the setting for this luxury resort, surrounded by white-sand beaches and azure waters. Spacious beachfront and overwater villas feature sitting areas and private terraces with ocean and garden views.
Surrounded by the azure waters of the Indian Ocean, this romantic resort is an island sanctuary along an idyllic beach and serene lagoon on Emboodhu Finolhu. Overwater bungalows and beachside cottages have private terraces and ocean views.
A member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, this intimate resort stands on a secluded coral island nestled in a grand turquoise lagoon. Guests choose from chic garden, beachfront, and overwater villas designed in teak, stone, and thatch.
• 221 ac villas • 14 restaurants & bars/wine bar/2 pool bars • concierge/ 24-hr room service • 2 outdoor pools • The Spa by Thalgo France/fitness center • water sports/tennis • kids club • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 64 ac bungalows • 3 restaurants/2 bars • room service • outdoor infinity pool • Jiva Grande Spa/fitness center • water sports • library/boutique • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 129 ac villas • 5 restaurants/2 bars/swim-up bar • concierge/24-hr room service • outdoor infinity pool/sundeck • spa/fitness center/steam room • water sports/PADI Dive Center • tennis/excursions • complimentary Wi-Fi
VIVANTA BY TAJ – CORAL REEF, MALDIVES
W RETREAT & SPA MALDIVES
ANANTARA VELI RESORT & SPA
All-Inclusive Option A hip, luxurious yet affordable hideaway on Hembadhu Island, this superb resort opens to one of the Maldives’ best spots for diving. “Rustic elegant” villas have private decks with sea views.
Escape to a private island and luxury playground in a wonderland of white-sand beaches, turquoise lagoons, and breathtaking reefs. Luscious beachfront and overwater accommodations have private plunge pools and other luxury accessories.
Stunningly set along coral-framed Veliganduruhaa Island in the South Malé Atoll, this lavish adults-only boutique resort is all white sands, endless blue sky, and lush foliage – a world apart! Overwater bungalows have private sun terraces.
• 62 ac villas • 3 restaurants/bar • room service • outdoor infinity pool • Jiva Spa/24-hr fitness center • water sports/PADI Dive Center • excursions • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 78 ac rooms & suites • 3 restaurants/3 bars/pool bar • WET® Outdoor Infinity Pool • Away® Spa/FIT Fitness Center • Whatever/Whenever® Service • water sports/PADI Dive Center • nightclub • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 67 ac over-water & ocean pool bungalows • 3 restaurants/bar • 24-hr room service • outdoor pool/private beach • Sundari Spa/fitness center • PADI Dive Center/surfing school • complimentary Wi-Fi
CENTARA RAS FUSHI RESORT & SPA MALDIVES
A haven for divers, this exceptional resort occupies Ihuru, one of the most picturesque islands in the Indian Ocean, with palm-fringed beaches, crystalline waters, and pristine reefs. Beachfront guest villas have private verandas and gardens.
All-Inclusive Option Ideal for a romantic getaway or peaceful escape, this deluxe family-friendly resort is a haven of pure calm and serenity on a private white-sand beach. Spacious guest rooms boast private patios and garden views.
All-Inclusive Offering an unrivaled Ultimate All Inclusive package including all meals, drinks, excursions, water sports, spa treatments, and diving, this resort welcomes families and couples into deluxe on-island and overwater accommodations.
• 45 ac villas • restaurant/bar • concierge/24-hr room service • Angsana Spa/24-hr fitness center/sauna • water sports • excursions • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 215 ac rooms • 4 restaurants/3 bars/pool bar • 24-hr room service • outdoor freshwater pool/kids pool • Orchid Spa • water sports/tennis/ excursions • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 140 ac villas & over-water villas • 4 restaurants/3 bars/pool bar • outdoor beachfront free-form pool/sundeck • Spa Cenvaree/fitness center/yoga • water sports/PADI Dive Center • complimentary Wi-Fi
ADAARAN CLUB RANNALHI
ADAARAN SELECT HUDHURANFUSHI
ADAARAN SELECT MEEDHUPPARU
On a private island at the tip of the South Malé Atoll, this superb resort enjoys a spectacular setting. Guest rooms have private terraces or balconies, and overwater bungalows allow access to the ocean from private sundecks.
Set on 83 acres of lush tropical beachside on Lhohifushi Island, this resort’s unique design enables it to blend into its peaceful surroundings. Distinctive thatched-roof over-water villas feature contemporary design with modernist interiors.
An oasis of tranquillity in the exotic setting of Raa Atoll, this sterling resort welcomes you into distinctive villas with dazzling views across the Indian Ocean. You’re surrounded by some of the planet’s most awesome dive sites.
• 130 ac rooms & over-water bungalows • 2 restaurants/bar • concierge/ room service • Chavana Spa • water sports/PADI 5 Star Golden Palm Resort
• 202 ac rooms & villas • 4 restaurants/5 bars/coffee shop • concierge/ 24-hr room service • 2 outdoor pools/kids pool • Chavana Spa/fitness center/ Jacuzzi • water sports/PADI 5 Star Golden Palm Resort • tennis • entertainment
• 235 ac villas • 3 restaurants/2 bars/coffee shop/swim-up bar • concierge/ 24-hr room service • outdoor pool • Chavana Spa/fitness center • water sports/PADI 5 Star Golden Palm Resort • tennis/excursions
A Selection of Maldives and Mauritius Hotels CONSTANCE MOOFUSHI MALDIVES
OBLU BY ATMOSPHERE AT HELENGELI MALDIVES
PARADISE ISLAND RESORT & SPA
All-Inclusive Option Set on its own secluded island, this boutique resort is a perfect combination of luxury and simplicity. Retreat to spacious thatched-roof villas with private furnished verandas and ocean views.
One of the world’s most beautiful white-sand beaches is right outside the doors of this stunning luxury resort. Individual guest villas feature open-air baths and private decks or verandas. The snorkeling and scuba diving is world-class!
Bright white beaches, a blue lagoon, and tall coconut palms surround you at this stellar resort, where beach bungalows and overwater villas are made for savoring life in the sun. Go parasailing, water-skiing, sailing, and scuba diving!
• 110 ac villas • 2 restaurants/2 bars • concierge • outdoor pool • U Spa by Constance/fitness center • water sports/PADI Dive Center/excursions • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 116 ac villas • 2 restaurants/bar • concierge/room service • outdoor pool/ kids pool • Elena Spa by Atmosphere/fitness center • Atmosphere Aqua Club water sports center/diving • live entertainment • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 282 ac suites, villas & bungalows • 5 restaurants/café/2 bars • concierge/ room service • outdoor pool/kids pool • Araamu Spa/fitness center • water sports/PADI Dive Center • complimentary Wi-Fi
REETHI BEACH RESORT
SUN ISLAND RESORT & SPA
FUN ISLAND RESORT & SPA
You’ll feel like you’re at the ends of the earth at this stellar resort, set on Baa Atoll, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Elegant, spacious guest villas feature open-air baths and furnished terraces. Learn to scuba dive with the pros.
Exceptional personal service and stellar cuisine are the hallmarks of this elegant family resort, set on picturesque Nalaguraidhoo Island. Guest activities and recreation begin with water sports, excursions, and dreamy spa indulgence.
• 120 ac rooms • 5 restaurants/5 bars • room service • outdoor pool • Coconut Spa/fitness center • water sports/PADI Five-Star Dive Center • tennis & squash courts • excusrions
• 462 ac rooms & suites • 5 restaurants/café/6 bars • 24-hr room service • outdoor pool/kids pool • Araamu Spa/fitness center • Sun Kids’ Corner • complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas
CONSTANCE BELLE MARE PLAGE
CONSTANCE LE PRINCE MAURICE
A tiny island in the South Malé Atoll is home to this relaxed, excellent value resort. Step directly onto the white sands from your spacious guest room’s private deck. After a day of water sports and recreation, head to the Zen-inspired spa for rejuvenation. • 75 ac rooms • restaurant/café/2 bars • concierge/room service • private island • Araamu Spa/fitness center • water sports/PADI Dive Center • shopping
LUX* BELLE MARE
My Time / Preferred Partner
One of the world’s most stunning beaches is right outside this modern, family-friendly resort, surrounded by acres of tropical gardens. Ocean-facing guest accommodations feature private balconies, gardens, and pools, plus butler service.
The only Relais & Châteaux property in Mauritius, this elegant and striking resort welcomes guests into stylish suites and villas with ample outdoor living features. Go sailing and windsurfing, learn to scuba dive, and indulge in sweet spa treatments.
All-Inclusive Both a quiet hideaway and an active playland, this luxury resort is tucked away in lush tropical gardens near the quaint village of Belle Mare on the island’s eastern coast. Retreat to suites and villas with private terraces.
• 278 ac rooms, suites & villas • 7 restaurants/6 bars • 4 outdoor pools/kids pool • U Spa by Constance/fitness center • 2 golf courses/golf academy • water sports/PADI Dive Center • tennis/Constance Kids Club • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 89 ac suites & villas • 3 restaurants/3 bars • concierge/24-hour room service • 2 outdoor pools/kids pool • U Spa by Constance/fitness center • PADI Dive Center • Constance Kids Club • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 174 ac suites & villas • 4 restaurants/2 bars • concierge/room service • outdoor pool/kids pool • LUX* Me Spa/fitness center • water sports/ tennis/golf • PLAY kids club • complimentary Wi-Fi
LUX* GRAND GAUBE
LUX* LE MORNE
THE OBEROI, MAURITIUS
My Time / Preferred Partner
My Time / Preferred Partner
All-Inclusive This tranquil luxury retreat on the north coast is home to a wide range of recreational activities for the entire family. Hide away in spacious guest accommodations with private verandas and spectacular ocean views.
All-Inclusive Circled by sheltered coves and sparkling aquablue waters, this tranquil and elegant resort welcomes guests into breezy rooms and suites with marble baths, private terraces, and Indian Ocean views.
• 198 ac rooms, suites & villas • 3 restaurants/2 bars • concierge/room service • 3 outdoor pools/kids pool • LUX* Me Spa/fitness center • water sports/tennis • PLAY kids club/Studio 17 teens club • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 149 ac rooms & suites • 3 restaurants/3 bars • concierge/room service • 4 outdoor pools/kids pool • LUX* Me Spa/fitness center • water sports/ tennis • PLAY kids club • complimentary Wi-Fi
HHHHH Mauritius A jewel of understated luxury, this relaxed resort is set in glorious tropical gardens overlooking Turtle Bay. Dive into activities like tennis, windsurfing, diving, and sailing. Condé Nast Traveller says the resort “is everything you’d expect it to be.” • 71 ac rooms & villas • 2 restaurants/bar • concierge • spa/fitness center • water sports/lighted tennis courts
A Selection of Mauritius, Seychelles and Réunion Island Hotels OUTRIGGER MAURITIUS BEACH RESORT
SO SOFITEL MAURITIUS HOTEL
My Time / Preferred Partner
Set on a breathtaking beach along a turquoise lagoon, this luxury resort is ideal for relaxation as well as recreation. Guest rooms have absolute beach frontage or stunning sea views. Go sailing, kitesurfing, fishing, and scuba diving!
Located on the wild south coast of the island, this radiant resort is set amid lush vegetation and a turquoise lagoon. Peaceful guest accommodations embody Zen-like sophistication and flow into private gardens with outdoor showers.
All-Inclusive Opening directly onto the white sands of Bel Ombre village, this contemporary resort invites an active vacation of diving, hiking, tennis, biking, and sailing. Retreat to breezy guest rooms with private balconies and ocean views.
• 181 ac rooms, suites & villa • 3 restaurants/bar/afternoon tea • 4 outdoor pools • Navasana Spa/fitness center • water sports/tennis • Coral Kids Club • live entertainment • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 92 ac rooms, suites & villas • 3 restaurants/2 bars • 24-hr room service/ 24-hr butler service • outdoor pool/kids pool/private beach • So Spa/So Fit fitness studio • water sports/tennis • Kids Villa • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 214 ac rooms • 2 restaurants/2 bars • room service • 4 outdoor pools • LUX* Me Spa/fitness center • water sports/tennis • PLAY kids club • complimentary Wi-Fi
BANYAN TREE SEYCHELLES
CONSTANCE EPHELIA RESORT
My Time / Preferred Partner
All-Inclusive A friendly and authentic beach resort on the North Coast within easy walking distance of trendy Grand Bay, this property invites you into breezy guest rooms with private balconies or terraces facing the ocean.
A member of The Leading Hotels of the World, this sparkling boutique resort stands on a stunning strip of beachfront formerly owned by the Beatles’ George Harrison. Exquisite pool villas have panoramic views.
Nestled between two idyllic beaches, this family-friendly resort welcomes guests into luxury accommodation set amid a tropical paradise. Guest suites and villas feature private balconies or terraces with garden or ocean views.
• 169 ac rooms • restaurant/bar • room service • outdoor pool/kids pool • LUX* Me Spa/fitness center • Merville Kids Club • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 60 ac villas • 4 restaurants/2 bars/pool bar • outdoor infinity pool • spa/ fitness center • tennis/water sports • catamaran cruises
• 271 ac suites & villas • 5 restaurants/5 bars • concierge/room service • 4 outdoor pools/kids pool • U Spa by Constance/fitness center • Constance Kids Club • complimentary Wi-Fi
CONSTANCE LEMURIA RESORT
LE MÉRIDIEN FISHERMAN’S COVE
CARANA BEACH HOTEL
Set amid 250 acres of lush greenery along two Indian Ocean beaches, this sterling resort welcomes guests into tranquil suites, each just a few steps from the shore. Tee off on the palm-lined 18-hole golf course, home to two PGA events. • 105 ac suites • 4 restaurants/5 bars/poolside bar • outdoor pool/private beach • U Spa by Constance/fitness center • tennis/golf • water sports/ PADI Dive Center • Constance Kids Club • complimentary Wi-Fi
The Seychelles’ oldest hotel, this luxurious resort treats guests to impeccable service, deluxe amenities, and sterling accommodations. Guest rooms have modern décor, platform beds, private verandahs, and sea views. After a day of play, unwind at the spa.
Not far from the capital city of Victoria, this sterling boutique resort is set on one of Mahé’s most picturesque beaches. Individual guest chalets feature traditional island architecture and open to balconies or patios with ocean views.
• 68 ac rooms & suites • 2 restaurants/2 bars/pool bar • outdoor infinity pool • spa/fitness center • tennis • live entertainment
DENIS ISLAND LODGE
HOTEL LE RECIF
Barefoot luxury sets the scene at this exclusive island resort on a tiny coral atoll dotted with coconut palms and casuarina trees. Retreat to individual beachside chalets with four-poster beds, hardwood floors, outdoor showers, and private patios with sea views.
Surrounded by beautiful tropical gardens, this deluxe resort opens onto immaculate sands and shimmering blue waters on the western coast. Soundproof rooms feature private patios or balconies with incredible sunset views.
• 25 ac cottages • restaurant/bar • outdoor pool/private beach • water sports/PADI Dive Center • floodlit tennis court
• 40 ac chalets • 2 restaurants/lounge • room service • outdoor pool • Sens Spa • complimentary Wi-Fi
LUX* SAINT GILLES
• 174 ac rooms & suites • 3 restaurants/café/bar • concierge/24-hr room service • LUX* Me Spa/fitness center • water sports/tennis • PLAY kids club • complimentary Wi-Fi
HHH Réunion Island
Set in expansive tropical gardens bordering spectacular Hermitage Lagoon, this excellent value resort is close to the shopping and bustling nightlife of St. Gilles. Guest rooms and suites, set in Creole-style villas, open to private furnished balconies or terraces. • 146 ac rooms & suites • restaurant/bar • 24-hr room service • 2 outdoor pools • fitness center • seasonal kids club • complimentary Wi-Fi
U.A.E. & OMAN WORLD-LEADING DESTINATIONS WITH ANCIENT ALLURE & SURPRISING STYLE
Know Your Destination Dubai is a thriving cosmopolitan country and has become one of the world’s hottest vacation destinations. From the world’s largest artificial islands and the planet’s tallest building, to uber-luxury accommodations and top-notch dining, it’s nothing less than a scintillating experience for the senses. An elegant fusion of sand and sea, Abu Dhabi graces its visitors with a rich cultural heritage, pristine waters, dutyfree shopping galore, high-touch prestigious hotels, one of the largest mosques in the world, and the planet’s most spectacular sand dunes. The tiny Sultanate of Oman never ceases to impress with its fascinating culture and stunning architecture. Awaken to the Middle East’s best-kept secret, drenched in ancient history, ultra-modern style, delectable gastronomy, and some of the most jaw-dropping accommodations you could imagine. The people of the UAE and Oman are friendly and welcoming and adhere to a number of Islamic traditions. It is important to respect these traditions, and both men and women should dress appropriately, and refrain from dressing suggestively. English and Arabic are both commonly spoken throughout the UAE and Oman.
The Regions Dubai Downtown Dubai plays host to the world’s tallest manmade structure, the Burj Khalifa and to the largest mall in the known universe. Jumeriah Beach is home to upscale hotels boasting high-touch facilities, sumptuous restaurants, white-glove service, and spectacular vistas uniquely designed to enchant and luxuriate the most discerning traveler. Take a waterfront stroll and relish picturesque views when visiting the historic Dubai Creek that once served as a port for trading vessels.
It couldn’t be a better time to visit Abu Dhabi. With so many sights to see, you’re bound to become utterly entranced by its remarkable wonder! You’ll want to make sure you’ve at least tried some of the experiential activities like a water take-off on a seaplane for the ultimate milliondollar views, sailing on a catamaran along the majestic coastline, or skiing on the orange-hued desert dunes for a thrill of a lifetime.
The Red and Green Lines offer frequent air-conditioned trains that are available every three to five minutes. You can obtain a day pass for unlimited rides.
Oman You can’t miss out on Oman’s Arabian wonderland, with its brown-topped mountains, lush valleys, and the sparkling waters of the Arabian Sea. Muscat, capital of Oman, is exquisitely colorful with dazzling minarets, treelined roads, handsome suburbs, impressive forts, aweinspiring mosques, and a string of uber-chic shopping malls spotlighting the best high-end brands.
Entry Requirements Dubai US travelers visiting Dubai need only passports valid for three months, as well as an onward/return ticket. Visas are not required.
Abu Dhabi US citizens need a passport valid for three months from the date of entry, as well as an onward/return ticket. Visas are not required.
Abu Dhabi Taxi Abu Dhabi is built for cars, and taxis are a great way to get around. They are also fairly cheap compared to other developed countries.
Bus The main bus station in Abu Dhabi is on Hazaa Bin Zayed Road for all routes.
Oman Air Oman Air is the national carrier and flies regularly between the two airports in the country (Muscat/Seeb and Salalah).
Car Driving around Oman in your own rental car is quite easy. A four-lane road connects Muscat and Nizwa, and a recently constructed four-lane highway goes from Muscat to Sur. Dubai Weather Chart
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Abu Dhabi Weather Chart
A passport valid for six months and visa are required.
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Getting Around Dubai Taxi Metered taxis are the most common form of transportation and can be easily found outside of hotels or malls, or you can flag one down on the street.
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Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi
Top Experiences Dubai – Afternoon Delight Spend a delightful afternoon immersing in utter sophistication at the lavishly adorned Burj Al Arab with a cup of aromatic tea, gourmet sandwiches, sinful treats, and jaw-dropping vistas from the 27th floor.
Dubai – Strike Gold Haggle away for the lowest price as you pop in and out of an impressive collection of jewelry shops at the legendary Deira Gold Souk, packed with gold bracelets, rings, earrings, and necklaces.
Dubai – Dune It Right! Traverse the rolling dunes of the Arabian desert on a 4-wheel-drive vehicle for the ultimate adrenaline-pumping adventure. Then ride a camel and catch a belly-dancing show under the starlit skies!
Abu Dhabi – Formula for Success
Abu Dhabi – Worshipful Explore Islamic spirituality as you visit Abu Dhabi’s divine Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and marvel at its immaculate resplendence, housing the largest knotted carpet in the world under its 82 domes.
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Oman – Muscat Magic Explore Muscat’s Grand Mosque, Bait Al Buzair Museum, the bustling Muttrah Souq infused with Arabian incense, and the remarkable Al Alam Palace.
Oman – Fascinating Forts Visit Oman’s impressively large Round Tower Fort, marvel at Jabrin’s regal castle showcasing intricate paintings, and meander along the charming village of Birkat Al Maurz.
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OMAN SAUDI ARABIA
Oman – Monumental Mosque Exuding “contemporary Islamic” style, Oman’s expansive Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque welcomes you to discover one of the most strikingly dramatic mosques ever built.
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Visit Yas Island for roaring Formula 1 excitement at Abu Dhabi’s Grand Prix, the largest sporting event in the Middle East!
Abu Dhabi – Super Car Park Experience adrenaline-pumping action in the world’s largest indoor theme park, showcasing state-of-theart attractions like 3D & 4D adventures, exhilarating simulation races, and Formula Rossa, the fastest roller coaster in the world – only in Ferrari World!
Camels on Dubai Beach
Discover Dubai 6 Days / 5 Nights
Day 1: Dubai
Day 4: Dubai
Welcome to Dubai! After clearing customs you will be met and taken to your private vehicle for a transfer to your hotel. The afternoon is at your leisure to explore the resort and the local area.
Spend the day at your leisure. Cool off at your hotel pool or at the beach. In the evening, head back to the Mall of the Emirates to a restaurant that overlooks the Dubai Fountains, the world’s largest dancing fountain, featuring classical, Arabic, and world music.
Day 2: Dubai This morning you will join a half-day Traditional City Tour that will give you an insight into Dubai’s rich history. You will pass royal palaces, visit important historical buildings, and take a ride across Dubai Creek in a traditional abra (water taxi) and explore the city’s vibrant souks. The remainder of the afternoon is at your leisure to explore further.
Day 3: Dubai Head to the Mall of the Emirates to indulge in some shopping. Your travel consultant has booked you tickets to the Burj Khalifa’s “At the Top” observation deck on Level 124 of the world’s tallest tower, where you can experience 360° views, from the Gulf Coast to the Arabian desert and beyond. Explore the unique, interactive Burj Khalifa multi-media exhibits.
Day 5: Dubai This morning is at your leisure to explore the city. Make sure you are ready to go for your pick-up in the afternoon to continue discovering the highlights of Dubai. It is your turn to explore the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, not with camels but with 4WD vehicles. Your evening starts with a thrilling journey over the sand dunes deep into the heart of the desert, then after arriving at your private Bedouin-style camp you will enjoy a Middle Eastern feast and cultural show under the stars.
Day 6: Dubai A private vehicle will take you to the airport for your onward journey.
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Al Fahidi Fort
Palm Islands Abu Dhabi
TROPIC OF CANCER
Dubai Jebel Ali
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Rub’ Al Khali Desert
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Arabian Adventure 8 Days / 7 Nights
• ABU DHABI • DUBAI
Day 1: Arrive Abu Dhabi
Day 5: Dubai
Welcome to the United Arab Emirates. After clearing customs and immigration you will be met by a representative and private vehicle to transfer to your hotel in Abu Dhabi. The remainder of the day is for you to relax and acclimatize.
This morning you will join a half-day Traditional City Tour that will give you an insight into Dubai’s rich history. You will pass royal palaces, visit important historical buildings, take a ride across Dubai Creek in a traditional abra (water taxi), and explore the city’s vibrant souks. The remainder of the afternoon is at your leisure to explore further.
Today is at your leisure to explore Abu Dhabi’s vibrant culture and amazing history. Why not visit the Old Town or one of the many souks in the area? Alternatively you can relax poolside and enjoy the luxuries of your hotel, or indulge in a day of shopping at one of the many expansive air-conditioned malls.
Day 3: Abu Dhabi Today is your opportunity to visit Ferrari World. Abu Dhabi is home to the world’s first and only Ferrari branded theme park and the largest attraction of its kind. You will need to make your own way to the park, where our VIP tickets will allow you to fast-track your way through every attraction.
Day 4: Abu Dhabi – Dubai Say goodbye to Abu Dhabi as you are transferred to your hotel in Dubai. A short two-hour drive to the neighboring Emirate will allow you to witness how the desert encapsulates each of these awe-inspiring cities. The afternoon is at your leisure to explore your hotel and the surrounding area.
Day 6: Dubai The day is yours to leisurely shop at the Mall of the Emirates, or visit the Burj Al Arab and enjoy high tea in the Skyview Bar overlooking the Arabian Gulf.
Day 7: Dubai This morning is at your leisure to explore the city. Make sure you are ready for your pick-up in the afternoon to continue discovering the highlights of Dubai. It is your turn to explore the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, not with camels but with 4WD vehicles. Your evening starts with a thrilling journey over the sand dunes deep into the heart of the desert, then after arriving at your private Bedouin-style camp, you will enjoy a delightful Middle Eastern feast and cultural show under the stars.
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Day 2: Abu Dhabi
Day 8: Dubai A private vehicle will take you to the airport for your onward journey.
QATAR Mall of the Emirates Doha
Palm Islands Abu Dhabi
TROPIC OF CANCER
Dubai Jebel Ali
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Rub’ Al Khali Desert
SAUDI ARABIA Gold Souq
A Selection of Dubai Hotels THE ADDRESS DUBAI MARINA
BURJ AL ARAB
Lively, lavish, and hip, this modern high-rise waterfront hotel is directly linked to the Dubai Marina Mall and overlooks the world’s largest man-made marina. Stylish guest rooms have the latest tech amenities and stunning city views.
One of the world’s most stunning architectural feats, this all-suite hotel is set on its own man-made island. Elegant duplex suites have Jacuzzis, private bars, floor-to-ceiling windows, and panoramic Gulf views.
This outstanding luxury hotel on famous Sheikh Zayed Road has easy access to Dubai’s key attractions. Combining classical elegance and contemporary décor, guest rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows with stellar Arabian Gulf and city views.
• 200 ac rooms & suites • 3 restaurants/2 bars/pool bar & restaurant • Club Lounge • concierge/24-hr room service • outdoor infinity pool/ sundeck • spa/fitness center/personal trainers/salon/sauna • kids club
• 202 ac suites • 8 restaurants/2 bars • 24-hr dedicated butler service • indoor & outdoor pools/private beach • spa/fitness center/tennis/water sports • shopping/kids club • Wild Wadi Water Park
• 394 ac rooms & suites • 13 restaurants & bars/wine bar/cigar bar • Fairmont Gold service • concierge/24-hr room service • 2 outdoor pools • spa/fitness center/Jacuzzi/sauna/steam room • complimentary Wi-Fi
FAIRMONT THE PALM DUBAI
HABTOOR GRAND RESORT, AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION
LE MÉRIDIEN MINA SEYAHI BEACH RESORT & MARINA
Set on The Palm, the world’s most amazing man-made landscape, this luxury resort overlooks the Arabian Gulf and is close to all of Dubai’s many attractions. Hide away in guest rooms with balconies overlooking the Dubai Marina and Arabian Gulf.
Step out of the resort and right onto Jumeirah Beach from this elegant hotel, located within Dubai Marina. Guest accommodations spotlight traditional style and have spectacular views of the gardens, beach, and ocean.
A stylish beachfront property on the Jumeirah coast in Dubai, this luxurious resort is close to the city’s business district, cultural attractions, and major shopping malls. Spacious guest rooms feature stunning views over the Arabian Sea.
• 381 ac rooms & suites • 4 restaurants/3 bars/deli/cigar lounge • Fairmont Gold service • concierge/24-hr room service • 4 outdoor pools/ kids pool/beach • Willow Stream Spa/fitness center/sauna/steam room
• 446 ac rooms • 6 restaurants/9 bars • concierge/24-hr room service • 3 outdoor pools including kids pool Elixir Spa/fitness center/steam room • water sports/tennis • Junior Jungle Kid’s Club • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 220 ac rooms & suites • 9 restaurants/5 bars • concierge/24-hr room service • 5 outdoor pools/2 kids pools • Heavenly Spa/fitness center/ plunge pools • water sports/tennis • kids club • complimentary Wi-Fi
NIKKI BEACH RESORT & SPA DUBAI
PARK REGIS KRIS KIN HOTEL DUBAI
THE ST. REGIS DUBAI
My Time / Preferred Partner
This deluxe beachfront resort on Palm Jumeirah is close to downtown Dubai’s shopping and tourist attractions. Retreat to spacious guest rooms with private balconies featuring spectacular Arabian Gulf and city views.
Set amid Dubai’s historic district and rich cultural attractions, this luxury hotel stands opposite Burjuman Mall and has easy access to Downtown Dubai. Spacious, contemporary rooms feature great city views.
Delivering trademark St. Regis style and service, this new luxury hotel is part of the Al Habtoor complex on the banks of the Dubai Water Canal. Spacious guest rooms have exquisite traditional style, the latest tech amenities, and city views.
• 132 ac rooms, suites & villas • 3 restaurants/2 lounges/coffee shop/ swim-up bar • 2 outdoor pools/kids pool • Nikki Spa by ESPA/24-hr Tone Gym • water sports/tennis • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 386 ac rooms & suites • 2 restaurants/café/2 bars/wine bar • concierge/ 24-hr room service • outdoor rooftop pool/kids pool • fitness center/sauna/ steam room/Jacuzzi/salon • nightclub • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 234 ac rooms & suites • 4 restaurants/4 bars • concierge/24-hr room service/butler service available • outdoor rooftop pool • Iridium Spa/24-hr fitness center/sauna/steam room/2 hammams • complimentary Wi-Fi
SHANGRI-LA HOTEL, DUBAI
SHERATON DUBAI CREEK HOTEL & TOWERS
Located on the bustling Sheikh Zayed Road, this glittering highrise hotel is close to the beach and Dubai’s major shopping attractions. Elegant, contemporary guest rooms and suites have plush bedding, spacious baths, and city and sea views.
Set on Dubai Creek in the heart of the city, this stylish contemporary hotel is close to the Gold and Spice Souks as well as city center attractions. Guest rooms have the latest tech amenities, plus floor-to-ceiling windows with Creek or city views.
Overlooking Burj Khalifa and just steps from the Dubai Mall, this family-friendly resort hotel fuses extravagance, heritage, and contemporary style. Lavish guest rooms offer stunning views of the majestic Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building.
• 302 ac rooms & suites • 5 restaurants/3 bars/pool bar • outdoor & indoor pools/kids pool/Jacuzzi • CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La/fitness center • tennis & squash courts • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 268 ac rooms & suites • 4 restaurants/24-hr café/2 bars • concierge/ 24-hr room service • outdoor pool/kids pool • 24-hr Sheraton Fitness Center by Exous/sauna/steam room • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 296 ac rooms & suites • 5 restaurants/2 bars/afternoon tea • concierge/ 24-hr room service • outdoor pool/kids pool • Jiva Spa/fitness center/ sauna/steam rooms • Kids@Taj • complimentary Wi-Fi
A Selection of Dubai and Abu Dhabi Hotels W DUBAI AL HABTOOR CITY
THE WESTIN DUBAI AL HABTOOR CITY
THE WESTIN DUBAI MINA SEYAHI BEACH RESORT & MARINA
Part of the new Al Habtoor complex, this stunning contemporary hotel stands on the banks of the Dubai Water Canal, close to downtown attractions and shopping. Cuttingedge modern design courses through the guest rooms and suites.
Set on vibrant Sheikh Zayed Road and part of the new Al Habtoor complex, this modern high-rise hotel is just minutes from Dubai’s major attractions. Guest rooms feature floor-toceiling windows with amazing city views.
The serene sands of Jumeirah Beach set the scene for this elegant neo-classical resort hotel. Step into guest accommodations featuring a mix of contemporary and classical influences, plus high ceilings and formal balconies with sea views.
• 356 ac rooms & suites • 2 restaurants/2 bars • concierge/24-hr room service • outdoor pool/cabanas • 24-hr FIT® gym/yoga • La Perle water theatre • complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas
• 1,004 ac rooms & suites • 5 restaurants/bar • 3 outdoor rooftop pools/ kids pool • Heavenly Spa by Westin®/24-hr WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio • Westin Family Kids Club • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 292 ac rooms & suites • 9 restaurants/5 bars/swim-up bar • concierge/ 24-hr room service • 5 outdoor pools/2 kids pools • Hevenly Spa/Westin Workout® Gym/yoga • water sports/tennis • marina
MAJESTIC HOTEL TOWER DUBAI
MANZIL DOWNTOWN DUBAI
STEIGENBERGER HOTEL BUSINESS BAY
This modern high-rise luxury hotel is located close to both the historical Bastakia Quarter and the towering wonders of New Dubai. Spacious guest rooms and suites feature Arabian accents, opulent furnishings, and views of the Burj Khalifa.
An upscale boutique property with a contemporary Arabian design, this hotel is close to Souk Al Manzil and the world’s largest shopping mall. Guest rooms have views of the gardens, pool, or Burj Khalifa.
Close to Sheikh Zayed Road, the Burj Khalifa, and The Dubai Mall, this new luxury hotel in Downtown Dubai welcomes guests into modern accommodations with the latest tech amenities and floor-to-ceiling windows with city views.
• 262 ac rooms & suites • 3 restaurants/café/4 bars/cigar lounge/pool bar • concierge/room service • outdoor pool/kids pool • fitness center/Le Michel Salon • live music • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 197 ac rooms & suites • 5 restaurants/bar/pool bar • 24-hr room service • outdoor heated pool/sundeck • 24-hr fitness center • complimentary shuttle bus to beach & shopping • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 353 ac rooms & suites • 5 restaurants/2 bars • concierge/24-hr room service • outdoor pool/kids pool • spa/fitness center/sauna/steam room • squash court • complimentary Wi-Fi
VIDA DOWNTOWN DUBAI
GOLDEN SANDS HOTEL APARTMENTS
ANANTARA SIR BANI YAS ISLAND AL YAMM VILLA RESORT
Integrated technology meets personalized service at this modern urban hotel in Downtown Dubai, close to the famous Gold and Spice Souks and the Dubai Mall. Spacious, sunlight-filled rooms have modern style with open-plan baths and great views.
Dubai’s original hotel apartments, this modern property welcomes guests into studio and 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom accommodations with kitchenettes and private balconies. You’re close to Dubai’s many attractions and great shopping.
Discover barefoot luxury at this romantic boutique resort, an oasis of serenity surrounded by free-roaming wildlife. Designed to blend seamlessly with nature, guest villas feature rustic design, private plunge pools, and panoramic views.
• 156 ac rooms, junior suites & suites • 2 restaurants/bar • concierge/ 24-hr room service • outdoor pool/sundeck • fitness center • shopping • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 616 ac studios, 1-, 2- & 3-bedroom apartments • 2 restaurants/ 2 lounges • concierge/24-hr room service • 3 outdoor pools/sundeck • fitness center • kids playroom • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 30 ac villas • restaurant/bar • outdoor pool/sundeck/private beach • Anantara Spa/fitness center • water sports/PADI dive center • Arabian wildlife • excursions • complimentary Wi-Fi
DESERT ISLANDS RESORT & SPA BY ANANTARA
ANANTARA EASTERN MANGROVES HOTEL & SPA
ANANTARA QASR AL SARAB DESERT RESORT
A former palace, this lavish boutique resort opens onto a sandy island beach on a private nature reserve. Spacious guest rooms have Arabian Gulf views. Unwind at Anantara Spa and experience the natural beauty of this wildlife paradise.
Majestically set on the Abu Dhabi waterfront, this exotic hotel is a natural haven on the cusp of urban life. Step into oversize rooms with private balconies and city or mangrove forest views. You’re close to Yas Island and major attractions.
Set in Liwa Desert, the world’s largest uninterrupted sand desert, this top-flight resort embraces the epic adventures of indigenous desert culture with renowned luxury. The deluxe Anantara Spa’s facilities include Vichy rooms.
• 64 ac rooms & suites • 3 restaurants/2 bars • outdoor infinity-edge pool/kids pool • Anantara Spa/fitness center/Jacuzzi • tennis/water sports center • kids club/horseback riding • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 222 ac rooms & suites • 3 restaurants/2 bars/poolside bar & grill • outdoor infinity pool/kids pool/Jacuzzi/sundeck • Anantara Spa/fitness center/ hammam • golf & water sports nearby • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 206 ac rooms, suites & villas • 3 restaurants/3 bars • outdoor freeform pool/kids pool • Anantara Spa/fitness center/kinesis, yoga & aerobics studio • tennis • kids & teens clubs • complimentary Wi-Fi
A Selection of Abu Dhabi and Oman Hotels DUSIT THANI ABU DHABI
EMIRATES PALACE ABU DHABI
HHHHH Abu Dhabi
THE ST. REGIS ABU DHABI
HHHHH Abu Dhabi
HHHHH Abu Dhabi
A unique architectural achievement, this stunning modern hotel is centrally located in Abu Dhabi’s new business and government district. Step into guest rooms and suites with Thai-inspired décor, spacious baths, and city views.
U.S. News says this exceptional beachfront resort “sets the standard for luxury lodging in Abu Dhabi.” Step into guest rooms with authentic Arabian furnishings, the latest tech amenities, and private balconies.
Located on the Corniche, this deluxe hotel welcomes guests into accommodations with marble accents and views of the sea or city. After sightseeing, retreat to Remede Spa for rejuvenating tailor-made massage therapies.
• 527 ac rooms & suites • 3 restaurants/5 bars & lounges/bakery café/ pool bar • concierge/24-hr room service • outdoor rooftop heated pool/ kids pool • Namm Spa/DFiT Fitness Centre/salon • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 394 ac rooms & suites • 9 restaurants/3 bars/pool bar • concierge/24-hr room service/24-hr private butlers • 2 outdoor heated pools • spa/24-hr fitness center/2 Jacuzzis • water sports • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 283 ac rooms & suites • 6 restaurants/4 bars • concierge/24-hr room service • 2 outdoor pools/kids pool/beach club • Remede Spa/fitness center • Treasure Island Kids Club • shopping • complimentary Wi-Fi
LE MÉRIDIEN ABU DHABI
NOVOTEL ABU DHABI AL BUSTAN
GRAND HYATT MUSCAT
HHHH Abu Dhabi
One of Abu Dhabi’s original urban resorts, this Arabian-style landmark opens directly onto the beachfront near the famous Corniche. Spacious guest rooms feature contemporary design and open to breezy private balconies.
This modern, family-friendly hotel is located in Abu Dhabi’s business district, close to all major attractions. Spacious, soundproof guest accommodations have contemporary décor and city views.
Opening onto a pristine stretch of beach, this striking Arabianstyle resort stands in Muscat’s embassy district. Modern guest rooms feature marble baths, the latest tech amenities, and private balconies with mountain, city, or garden views.
• 234 ac rooms • 9 restaurants/bar • concierge/24-hr room service • 2 outdoor pools/kids pool/private beach • Eden Spa/fitness center/Jacuzzi • water sports/2 floodlit tennis courts/squash courts • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 361 ac rooms • 2 restaurants/coffee shop/2 bars • concierge/24-hr room service • outdoor heated pool/kids pool • InBalance by Novotel spa/fitness center/salon/sauna/Jacuzzi • kids club/game room • complimentary Wi-Fi
• 280 ac rooms & suites • 4 restaurants/3 bars/tea lounge/nightclub • concierge/24-hr room service • outdoor heated pool/kids pool/Jacuzzi • Club Olympus Fitness Centre/massage services • tennis • complimentary Wi-Fi
INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL MUSCAT
HHHHH Oman Acres of luscious palm gardens surround this modern resort hotel, set between the imposing Hajjar Mountains and the Gulf of Oman. Large guest rooms and suites have expansive French windows and balconies with views of the sea or mountains. • 258 ac rooms & suites • 3 restaurants/British pub/café • Club Level with private lounge • 2 outdoor pools • spa/fitness center/Jacuzzi/steam/ sauna/plunge pool • tennis/squash • live entertainment
SHANGRI-LA’S BARR AL JISSAH RESORT & SPA
HHHHH Oman This expansive resort village encompasses three luxurious hotels, set along the sparkling bay of Al Jissah in a dramatic setting of desert, gardens, mountains, and beaches. Dine at more than a dozen gourmet restaurants, and unwind at the gorgeous spa. • 640 ac rooms, suites & villas • 7 restaurants/2 cafés/11 bars & lounges • outdoor pools/lazy river/children’s pool • spa/fitness center/sauna/ Jacuzzi/tennis • dive center/excursions • nightclub • teens & kids clubs
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