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If you’re looking for a halal friendly escape where you can forget about the world and focus on just yourself and who you’re with, then the Maldives South Ari Atoll is the place you need to be. Perfect for couples on their honeymoons or celebrating a few days away from their hectic lives, this luxurious getaway is truly a place of relaxation and romance, with extra special features giving you all the privacy you’ll need.

After just recently undergoing renovations, this stunning resort offers the very latest and newest additions to their rooms, villas, and facilities. From private pools and dining areas under the sun, to luxurious designed in room features to give you the very best and most comfortable stay. The Maldives South Ari Atoll overflows with romantic features that will make your stay an extra special one, while starting November 2016 the resort has exclusively reserved an area on the island that will be guaranteed child free. The adult only sanctuary is perfect for those looking to ‘pop the question’ while others may simple enjoy the peaceful environment.

Those looking to discover the waters can enjoy scuba diving and whale shark experiences, with other water sports and activities also available. Food at the Maldives South Ari Atoll is another luxurious part of your stay you’ll look forward to with delicious cuisines and dishes to choose from 8 different restaurants. Whether it’s a simple snack or a full three course meal you’re looking for, all 8 restaurants are ready to whip you up some of the best dishes you’ll ever try with their professional chiefs and waiters ready to tend to your dining needs.

If you’re looking for the ultimate getaway where you can enjoy, relax, and make the most of the beautiful weather In the Maldives, then the Maldives South Ari Atoll is where you’ll want to be. Newly renovated and ready to cater your requests, this stunning halal friendly holiday getaway will leave you full of picture perfect memories for the many years to come.

From £2,199 per person
based on two people sharing
Includes
  • Return flights from London to Male
  • 7 nights at the 5* LUX Maldives in a Beach Villa
  • Daily breakfast
  • Return speedboat transfers from the airport to the resort

Valid for travel from May to September (supplements may apply in July and August).

Above rate is only available for honeymoon guests. Alternative dates are available throughout the year at a supplement. Prices subject to change and availability at the time of booking.

Email us at mail@serendipity.travel or call
0203 397 4397 for more information.

A popular holiday destination for beach and underwater lovers, the Maldives is a tropical halal friendly destination overflowing with more than 1,000 coral islands, beautiful sun kissed beaches, and calm clear turquoise seas that counts as your gateway to the precious underwater world. Perfect for halal honeymoon, a romantic getaway, or even a fun and adventurous break with the kids, the Maldives is full of energetic activities, luxurious hotels and accommodation, and all the water sports and exciting adventures one needs to complete a fun packed yet relaxing holiday. Flight time from the UK: Approximately 10 hours and 45 minutes via direct flight.

Local languages: The national language of the Maldives is Dhivehi, however almost every Maldivian speaks English which is the language used in all schools. English is also the second unofficial language of the Maldives.

Best time to visit: The best time to travel to the Maldives is during the dry session or between the months of November and April. It’s during these months that you’ll enjoy hot sunny days with calm breezes.

Visa requirements (for British passport holders) : Tourist visas are granted to all nationalities, on arrival to Maldives. This being so, British nationalities and passport holders can enjoy up to 30 days upon arrival providing they hold a valid onward or return ticket. No prior visa is required to arrive to Maldives.

Which airport will you fly in to: Male International Airport, previous known as Hulhule Airport, is the main international airport in the Maldives and the most likely airport you’ll fly into when travelling from the UK or other countries. Being well connected with major airports throughout the world, Male Internation Airport serves as the main gateway for tourist arriving into the Maldives. From here, you'll take a speedboat or air transfer to your hideaway island.

Key Events and Festivals:

Ramadan – Being an Islamic country, the Maldives celebrates the month of Ramadan every year.

Eid Festival – celebrated yearly after Ramadan. During the Eid Festival, which normally lasts for 3 days, tourists will enjoy cultural splendors of the Maldives religious faith alongside feasts of grand meals and get-togethers which are thoroughly prepared throughout the country.

Independence Day – Independence Day celebrates the freedom of the Maldives against Britain in back in the 1960’s. On this special day the islands are filled with lively performances, colourful parades, and lots or delicious foods, cuisines, and festivities.

Must try food:

Garudhiya – A fish broth served with rice, lime, chili and onions. Fihunu mas - Barbecued fish that has been basted with chili, usually served with rice.

Mas huni – Considered the most popular Maldivian breakfast dish, Mas Huni consists of shredded smoked fish with grated coconuts and onions.

Keemia - Deep fried fish rolls.

Bajiya – A pastry that is stuffed with fish, coconuts and onion.

Must do experience:

Scuba Diving & Snorkeling – Home to numerous pristine beaches and crystal clear waters perfect for exploring the underwater world, scuba diving and snorkeling is a must when visiting the Maldives. The country has numerous diving centers and professional instructors to help and guide you on your journey of a lifetime in the Indian Ocean.

Tours – With so many places or exploration to discover, the best way to make the most of your stay In the Maldives is by joining a tour. Cultural tours, island hopping tours, and private tours can easily be found by asking one of the team

Eating at an underwater restaurant – Situated on Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, Ithaa Undersea Restaurant takes you 5 metres below sea level for a once in a lifetime dining experience. Enjoy delicious cuisines while you gaze in wonder at the 360 degree view of the underwater world as you dine in luxury at the first and only undersea restaurant in the world.