Dubai and Maldives Break

For a city and beach break, why not combine a visit to cosmopolitan Dubai with a picture-perfect stay on a secluded Maldivian island?

A classic itinerary combining the highlights of Dubai with a relaxing stay in the Maldives. Try sand skiing in the desert, enjoy a barbeque under the stars, explore fishing villages and take a cruise around The Palm before heading to the Maldives for a relaxing time in paradise.

Touring style: Independent travel with day trips

Best time to visit: from November to April.

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Dubai and Maldives Break at a glance
  • Day 1: Fly with Emirates Airlines to Dubai.
  • Day 2: Desert Wonder Tour
  • Day 3: East Coast Mountains and Wadis
  • Day 4: Fly to the Maldives and transfer to your chosen resort
  • Day 5: Enjoy your stay in Paradise.
  • Day 11: Departure
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Day 1: Fly to Dubai

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Day 2: Desert Wonder Tour

Desert Adventure trip, including sand skiing and desert driving opportunities. Lunch at Hatta Fort Hotel including an option for archery and clay pigeon shooting.
Desert drive to a 'Bedouin Camp' in the desert for a traditional barbecue dinner with camel rides, henna painting and a belly dance show.

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Day 3: East Coast Mountains and Wadis

Drive through the lush oasis of Al Dhaid, renowned for its fruit and vegetable plantations. Then onto Masafi and the picturesque Hajar mountains before reaching the village of Dibba. The drive continues along the coast, though fishing villages. During your lunch break enjoy a relaxing swim in the Indian Ocean. Drive to Al Badiyah, the oldest mosque in the Emirates, then take a short break at Khor Fakkan souk and the Fort at Fujairah.

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Day 4: Fly to the Maldives

Fly with Emirates Airlines to Male. On arrival, you will be met for a transfer by speedboat or seaplane to your chosen resort. Stay 7 nights.

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Day 5: Enjoy your break in paradise

Depending on which resort you have chosen, here is a list of activities offered by most resorts.

Get a chance to see a manta ray.

Enjoy a dazzling blue view from the seaplane. 

Explore the lagoon in a traditional Dhoni at sunset.

Big game fishing Maldivian style.

Complimentary yoga sessions.

Spa treatments.

Games area.

Snorkelling and diving.

Day 11: Departure

Transfer by speedboat or seaplane to the airport. Fly with Emirates Airlines to London via Dubai. Optional stopover in Dubai.

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