If you’re in desperate need of a holiday or would like to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, then take a minute to have a look through these truly gorgeous island destinations along the Indian Ocean. Providing the best eye-candy and wanderlust inspiration, we bet it won’t take you long before you get booking!
Which islands do you want to visit along the Indian Ocean?
Taj Exotica Resort & Spa
Average nightly saving: AED 3,800
Spread across the Emboodhu Finolhu island in the middle of one of the largest lagoons in the Maldives, the Taj Exotica is an exclusive, romantic island resort, and is nothing short of paradise – which is exactly why it’s at the top of our must-visit list. Pay to stay for one, two or three nights before 30 September, 2017, and with your ENTERTAINER, not only will you be able to extend your stay to double the amount of nights for free, but when you book a standard Lagoon Villa you will also get upgraded to a Pool Villa! Whether you’d like to soak up the sun by the oversized plunge pools, gaze in awe at the phenomenal gastronomy experience, or embark on a wildlife-spotting walk, we can assure you that you won’t get tired of this place.
LUX* South Ari Atoll
Average nightly saving: AED 3,930
Picture this: 193 private villas, dotted at the water’s edge along two miles of powder fine beaches and perched on stilts above a crystal lagoon. Choose to laze about in one of the infinity pools, or indulge in a variety of cuisines and entertainment at the eight restaurants and six bars. Take advantage of the 5-Star PADI dive centre as well as the biggest motorised watersports activities in the Maldives. The idyllic location, stunning accommodation, fantastic food and drink and great people will make this trip unforgettable (not to mention the fact you can stay for up to three nights free if you visit before 30, September 2017). A short seaplane ride from Male will get you to paradise in no time.
Shangri-La Villingili Resort & Spa
Average nightly saving: AED 2,610
Enjoy the luxury of private villas perched on an emerald green jungle, or strung along the turquoise shoreline, where we’re sure any worries will soon melt away. With sensational sea views and touches of Middle Eastern and Indian elements and decor, not only will you be able to enjoy a custom-made Dine by Design experience at the outdoor location of your choice, by if you’d like to stay active too, then why not play a round of golf at the only 9-hole course in the Maldives? Get there with a choice of flights via Male or Colombo, Sri Lanka plus a short domestic flight.
The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi
Average nightly saving: AED 1,070
Featuring spacious beach and overwater villas, relax in your private pool in the knowledge that 24/7 complimentary care is available whenever you need it! For those of you particularly interested in working on your wellness while away, take the opportunity to relax at The Spa by Thalgo France, or pay the resident Ayurvedic Doctor a visit, who will guide you on your very own personalised health journey. Not only this, but you can also get some fresh air in your lungs with guided walks through the 52-acre luxury island resort… Bliss! A wide range of drinks and international dishes, including buffet options with live cooking stations can be found in over 14 restaurants and bars. All this, and only a 45-minute seaplane ride from Male International Airport.
Banyan Tree Seychelles
Average nightly saving: AED 3,960
Revel in spectacular views of the Indian Ocean and native Takamaka trees from your beach or hilltop villa, where you will be able to spend two nights for the price of one with your ENTERTAINER. Take a walk along the beguiling Intendance Bay, or soak up archipelago charm within your Creole-style villa. Whether you’d like to visit the organic farm garden that supplies the hotel with almost three quarters of its fresh ingredients, or whether you’d prefer to look out for the turtles that come to the homing zone to lay eggs each year, Banyan Tree Seychelles provides great beauty.
Angsana Balaclava Mauritius
Average nightly saving: AED 1,000
From your luxurious suite or villa, spend the first night watching the Mauritian sun set in a blaze of flame over the horizon, before looking forward to spending the rest of your time in the heated infinity lap pool, or seawater lagoona pool. If heading out for the day sounds like a perfect plan to you, take in the breathtaking views while cruising across the tranquil waters of Turtle Bay aboard a catamaran, before arriving back and devouring a private BBQ feast in the comforts of your own suite. Only a seven minute walk from the beach, Angsana Balaclava is set in the North West coast of Mauritius, within the secluded area of Turtle Bay,
So Sofitel Mauritius
Average nightly saving: AED 1,120
How does a 24-hour butler service sound? And how about one that serves refined gastronomy? Well, here at So Sofitel Mauritius, you can savour this, and more! Stay for one night, and receive a second night free, which will give you plenty of time to wander around the palm trees and Bougainvillea in bloom, before exploring the natural lagoon. Stay in peaceful rooms, suites and villas which flow into private gardens with outdoor showers. Relax at So SPA with treatments inspired by tea, and taste inspired cuisine at Flamboyant and La Plage, far from the hustle and hassles of everyday urban life.
LUX* Le Morne
Average nightly saving: AED 1,600
Famous for its spectacular sunsets, LUX* Le Morne, is located on the edge of a beautiful lagoon on the southwest coast of Mauritius, and is placed under the protection of UNESCO. Not only boasting sandy beaches that stretch for miles, you can also discover underwater life, climb Le Morne, or explore the Black River Gorge National Park. With so many wonderful sights to see, we just know you’ll love it as much as we do.
There you have it, a whole host of travel ideas along with some amazing hotel options along the Indian Ocean, all available in your ENTERTAINER Hotels Worldwide. And don’t forget, you can enjoy 2 for 1 offers in every single one of the hotels listed! Amazing if we do say so ourselves. Don’t forget to also check out some of our new hotel offers, too – enjoy!