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- Large but characterful high-end resort
- Diving, water-skiing, kayaking, windsurfing
- Great food, private destination dining options
- Spa with hydrotherapy pool, infinity pool

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Set on a picturesque island in a gorgeous tropical lagoon is Olhuveli Beach & Spa, a luxury, all-inclusive island resort. It’s one of several resorts by the high-end Su Siyam brand, whose properties are scattered throughout the Maldives and the east coast of Sri Lanka. This large but picture-perfect resort provides an idyllic environment in which to kick back and enjoy a slower, more relaxed pace of life.

There are 164 spacious villas spread across the island, with nine different levels of accommodation ranging from stylish beachside villas to deluxe water villas with their own private jacuzzi. Common to all accommodation types are convenient amenities such as a private terrace, complimentary bottled water that’s replenished daily, air conditioning, a ceiling fan, a flat-screen TV, tea and coffee making facilities, sun loungers and complimentary toiletries. The en-suite bathrooms are spacious and come with a rain shower and twin vanity units.

There’s a broad range of activities and events to suit all tastes. For those wanting simply to relax, there’s the Sun Spa with its hydrotherapy pools, jacuzzi, steam room and varied treatment menu. There’s also a lovely infinity pool, as well as the beach of course. For those looking to keep active, there are plenty of diving opportunities for both beginners and more experienced divers, along with lots of other water sports such as kayaking, windsurfing and water skiing, to name a few. Excursions to nearby islands and the Maldives’ capital, Male, are also available.

Dining options at the resort are more than plentiful, with five restaurants and three bars to choose from. If that’s not enough, guests can also opt for in-villa dining or even destination dining, where they get to choose a location on the island where they can enjoy a private meal together. The Sunset Restaurant is one of the largest overwater restaurants in the Maldives and is open for three meals a day, serving a wide range of cuisine with themed nights and live cooking stations. Mediterranean dishes are served at the beachside Lagoon Restaurant, Asian specialties are on the menu at The Four Spices, and freshly prepared seafood is available at The Plankton Grill.

Olhuveli is very child-friendly and has lots on offer to keep youngsters entertained during their stay. All of the resort’s villas can accommodate up to two children under the age of 12, with cribs, high chairs and other such facilities available on request. There’s a babysitting service, as well as a special children’s menu at the Sunset Restaurant. There’s also pool just for children and a kids club offering an array of age-appropriate games and activities. Parents are reminded to be sure to keep their children under adult supervision all the time.

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  • I would like to say a massive thank you for organising our Vietnam trip. The itinerary and execution were superb, as was the attention to detail. I would also like to thank the agent who was on the end of my whats app chat (I have no idea who they were!) – always available, always quick to respond, and kept me updated regarding times etc. Also, the guides Dan (north) and Tien (mid) were just excellent, and we really enjoyed their company. The lady (whose name I have forgotten) who was our additional guide for the DMZ day was exceedingly good and made that day very special.

    Missingfiona g reviewing Complete Vietnam For Families on 15 April 2024

  • Trip was great and all the arrangements were excellent so thank you for all the help!

    Drivers and transfers were all good - on time and very good service on each trip.

    Accommodation was lovely - Douar Samra was amazing (weather could have been better but lovely regardless). Riad in Marrakesh was also great!

    All in all a great trip and we loved the variety of the mountains, Marrakesh and the coast.

    Thanks you once again!

    MissingHardeep S reviewing Boutique Marrakech & Atlas Mountains on 15 April 2024

  • I was also just about to email you to thank you and the team for arranging yet again, another wonderful experience.

    Mount Kenya was spectacular and wild - I think I prefer it to Kili in many ways. The entire support team was professional, friendly and all round fantastic in making sure that we were safe, well fed and well looked after. In particular, we would commend Peter the guide as well as Paul one of the porters who doubled-up as his deputy on summit day. Our route was often shrouded in mist and rain that rapidly gathered in the valleys and moorlands, and we were very impressed at how Peter managed to navigate us safely through all of that notwithstanding. In addition, we loved learning about the history of Mount Kenya from him in the evenings. And ofcourse, I was blown away by the lovely birthday surprise at the end complete with balloons and a delicious cake that had journeyed with us from day 1. One thing we might recommend because of the sudden change in weather (it would sometimes get extremely cold and wet) is for the equipment list to be a little bit more detailed in terms of its recommendations e.g. layers to be moisture-wicking, walking boots be waterproof, doubling up on socks to avoid blisters etc.

    El Karama is a beautiful conservancy and the lodge a true labour of love. Great hospitality in a relaxed environment. Delicious, fresh food. We enjoyed the drives, even if we didn't see much wildlife as the heavens opened on us for the last two outings. However, since it was very much geared towards families, I am not sure if I would stay again without kids. That said, I think it was perfect for a 3d/2n stay post mountain, and a much better choice than flying to the masai mara given the limited time we had.

    Our transits were smooth. Samuel the driver was always on time, drove safely and kept the vehicle clean.

    So it was a brilliant experience and one which I certainly will cherish for some time to come. It was great to work with you for a third time, and I certainly hope it won't be the last

    MissingJuhae C reviewing Mount Kenya Sirimon Naro Moru Trek on 01 March 2024

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