Spend Christmas and New Year on a Private Island in the Maldives

Travel News Asia Monday, 6 November 2006

The most private and exclusive Christmas and New Year parties can be hosted on a private island in The Maldives, complete with a luxury yacht and unlimited spa pampering, for groups of eight at just over US$2,500 per person each day.

The 'Rania Experience' also includes a bottle of Dom Perignon on arrival, gourmet dining at any time, all drinks including a wide selection of wines and spirits, plus unlimited scuba-diving, non-motorised water sports, snorkeling, spa treatments, 24 hour wi-fi connectivity, excursions and local island visits and seaplane transfers from Mal International Airport.

The enchanting "castaway" experience in ultimate luxury served by a full yacht crew and 30 island hosts including international chefs, spa therapists, PADI dive instructor and private butlers is priced at US$2,563 per person per night for groups of eight for Christmas and New Year (20th December 2006 till 5th January 2007).

Until 20th December 2006 and from the 5th January 2007 onwards till the 30th April 2007 (including Chinese New Year) , the group rate is lower at just US$2,063 per person per night. For larger parties of up to 12, the rate drops correspondingly. Minimum group size is 4 persons and maximum is 12 persons.

The private island in Faafu Atoll, is a 35-minute seaplane journey from Mal, and is a picture postcard paradise of white sands and turquoise blue waters surrounded by a myriad of desert island atolls.

The 'Rania Experience' includes private use of The Rania, a luxury 86ft yacht that comprises of indoor and outdoor lounges and dining areas, barbeque, Jacuzzi, air-conditioning and a full entertainment system including home-theatre. The island includes a small personal gym, a state of the art karaoke system, billiards, volleyball, satellite TV, a selection of films and a host of board games.

Designed with barefoot luxury in mind, the island encompasses a lavish air-conditioned three bedroom Rania Suite overlooking a plunge pool and three individual beach villas in traditional Maldivian open-air style with thatched roofs.

Guests ecan njoy unlimited pampering at the Rania Spa, offering Ayurvedic and Thai treatments. Massages can also be taken anywhere else, from the beach at sunset to the privacy of their villa or aboard the yacht at the time preferred by the guests.

Dining is similarly flexible, with an extensive la carte menu cooked and served at anytime and anywhere on the island.

Back dropped by some of the world's most spectacular sunsets, a variety of cultural shows can also be arranged on request and at an additional charge, from a lively traditional Bodu Beru (big drum) dance to a laid-back local Maldivian band.

The 'Rania Experience' is unique and limited to one exclusive booking at any one time, making you king of your own island instead of just another guest at a resort.

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