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A ‘Maldivian Adventure’ at Jumeirah Vittaveli

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A ‘Maldivian Adventure’ at Jumeirah Vittaveli

Maldives, 23 February 2015:  The idyllic Jumeirah Vittaveli resort in the Maldives has launched a new ‘Maldivian Adventure’ package. Perfect for a family break during Easter or throughout the year, a number of excursions, cooking classes and wellness treatments have been combined to introduce guests to the best of local traditions.

Far from the clutches of stressful city life, Jumeirah Vittaveli is nestled in a spot of outstanding beauty. As families arrive, the traditional beat of the Bodu Beru drums welcomes them to the island. Younger guests can make full use of complimentary access to the Kuda Koli Kids’ Club and Teen lounge, offering culturally connected activities from cooking classes and fish feeding to an island treasure hunt. 

Adults can explore the island’s winding lanes on bicycles and all villas offer private swimming pools and private beach access. With an abundance of coconut trees lining the island, families can also enjoy a ‘Coconut Oil’ tutorial to learn how locals use the fruit for hair care, skin care, utensils and instruments. For further insight into local life, guests can enjoy a guided snorkelling tour of the coral reef surrounding Jumeirah Vittaveli; one of the healthiest and most abundant in the Malé atoll, then unwind with a sunset cruise on a traditional Dhoni boat.

Guests can bring a taste of Maldivian cuisine home by joining the culinary team for a cooking class to discover authentic local cooking techniques and combinations. Fresh ingredients are also a speciality at the Talise Spa. Treatment ingredients are hand-harvested by local communities using traditional farming methods. As part of the ‘Maldivian Adventure’ couples will be treated to a massage for two.

The ‘Maldivian Adventure’ is available for 2015 from USD 1,500 or approximately GBP 970 per night, for a minimum of four nights, for two adults and two children. 

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Notes to Editors: 

The Maldivian Adventure Package includes:

  • A minimum four nights’ stay for two adults and two children, complimentary boat transfers for two adults and two children, complimentary daily breakfast
  • One Maldivian Cooking Class, sunset Dhoni cruise with Maldivian snacks, one guided house reef snorkeling excursion, complimentary access to the Kuda Koli Kids Klub and Teen Lounge
  • A Coconut oil demonstration, a complimentary massage treatment for two adults, an island wide treasure hunt for the children, daily wellness and fitness classes with Talise Spa*
  • Complimentary use of Vittaveli cycles to explore the island, complimentary non-motorised watersports, complimentary themed night once during your stay (Maldivian at Samsara or Seafood Night at Mu Beach Bar and Grill)

About Jumeirah Vittaveli:

A 20-minute boat ride from Malé International Airport brings you to Jumeirah Vittaveli. Whether for an intimate escape or an indulgent family retreat, Jumeirah Vittaveli offers unmatched diversity, subtle luxury and personalised exploration. Impeccable choice and seamless service shape the character of this resort paradise, where every detail has been meticulously crafted to inspire journeys of discovery and enjoyment. Whether beach-side or over-water, all villas feature stunning interiors with private pools and access to the sandy shores or glistening waters. An inspirational Spa, a well-equipped overwater gymnasium, a children's club and 5 star PADI dive centre mean guests are always able to try something new. 

About Jumeirah Group:

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts including the flagship Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts manages properties in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE, and Kuwait in the Middle East; Baku, Frankfurt, Istanbul, London, Mallorca (Spain) and Rome in Europe; the Maldives and Shanghai in Asia. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah LivingTM with properties in London and Dubai; the new contemporary lifestyle hotel brand Venu; the wellness brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme. Future openings include luxury and lifestyle hotels in China, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Morocco, Oman, Russia and the UAE. www.jumeirah.com

For further information please contact:
Shula Pannick
The Communication Group
19 Buckingham Gate, London
SW1E 6LB
Main Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7630 1411
Email: spannick@thecommunicationgroup.co.uk

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