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Edition Picks: 9 fabulous getaways for Eid

A collection of resorts and guesthouses offering special Eid al-Fitr rates for Maldivians and expats to choose from this holiday!

Shaina Abdulla
13 June 2018, MVT 16:20
Holiday celebration in a Maldivian resort. PHOTO/JUMEIRAH
Shaina Abdulla
13 June 2018, MVT 16:20

With Eid holidays around the corner, we are all looking forward to relaxing and unwinding over the long weekend. To save you the stress of searching, we at The Edition scoured through Eid offers for locals and work permit holders, to bring you a selection of marvelous Eid al-Fitr getaways to ponder over.

Paradise Island Resort (June 15)

Photo courtesy of Paradise Island Resort

If you're looking for a day escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, Paradise is the place for you. This Eid al-Fitr, Paradise Island Resort offers locals and expats a complete day itinerary, inclusive of meals, return transfer and taxes, for USD 99 per person. From sports activities to a foam party, the resort is guaranteed to keep you entertained!

For reservations please contact reservations@paradise-island.com.mv or call +960 664 5217.

Malahini Island Resort (from June 15 to June 30)

Photo courtesy of Malahini Kuda Bandos

At the rate of USD 150, enjoy good vibes all day and a special dinner at Malahini this festive Eid. The package for locals and expats offer double occupancy with a full board meal plan and discounted rates on excursions. Charges for an additional adult is USD 75 and USD 40 for an additional child per night.

For reservations please contact reservations@malahini.mv or call +960 664 4556.

Fun Island Resort & Spa (from June 15 to June 30)

Photo courtesy of Fun Island Resort

For a 'fun' packed Eid, Fun Island Resort offers standard rooms for locals and work permit holders at the price of USD 104 per single occupancy and USD 130 per double occupancy, on full board basis. Child rate is at USD 30, and a triple room is USD 182 per night. The package is inclusive of tax, return transfers and a trip to Robinson Island.

For reservations please contact reservations@fun-island.com.mv or call +960 664 0033.

Amaya Kuda Rah Maldives (from June 1 to June 30)

Photo courtesy of Amaya Resorts and Spas Kuda Rah

Treat yourself to this island sanctuary of lush green and picturesque shorelines for a relaxing Eid at Amaya Kuda Rah. The resort offers a Beach Villa with pool USD 260 on a double occupancy full board basis for locals and expats this Eid. The rates are subject to a minimum stay of two nights, but does not include a domestic flight transfer to the Maamigili Airport. Guests are required to pay USD 57 per person for the speedboat transfer to Amaya Kuda Rah.

For reservations please contact res@funneltravels.com or call +960 790 1193.

Velana Beach Hotel (till June 30)

Photo courtesy of Velana Beach Hotel

Unwind in a cabana at this home away from home this Eid, for the much needed break you deserve! For the locals and expats who need luxury within budgets, Velana Hotel Beach in Maafushi Island is your jackpot. For USD 70 double occupancy per night, this hotel offers unbeatable value to your money. The B&B Eid offer is also inclusive of free WiFi, canoe rides and bicycling. Return transfers to Maafushi are USD 39 per person.

For reservations please contact sales@velanahotels.com or call +960 7920044.

Reveries Dive Village (from June 1 to June 30)

Photo courtesy of Reveries Diving Village

Reveries offer you a chance to indulge in the beauty and culture of Laamu Atoll. If you’re a Star Wars fan, visiting this ‘planet’ should already be on your bucket list, as Reveries can take you on excursions to "Rogue One" film locations such as Baresdhoo! Their Eid promotion rates begin at MVR 950 for a Deluxe Single and MVR 1,200 for a Deluxe Double on full board basis.

For reservations please contact info@reveriesmaldives.com or call +960 680 8866.

Ocean Retreat and Spa (from June 15 to June 30)

Photo courtesy of Ocean Retreat and Spa

Located on the beautiful island of Guraidhoo, Ocean Retreat and Spa is a haven for travellers looking for an authentic Maldivian experience. The rooms at Ocean Retreat and Spa are designed to fit families, couples, and solo travellers. Their Eid promotion rates begin at MVR 950 for a Deluxe Single and MVR 1,800 for a Deluxe Double on full board basis.

For reservations please contact reservations@oceanretreatandspa.com or call +960 759 7988.

Rasdhoo Dive Lodge (from June 16 to June 18)

Photo Courtesy of Rasdhoo Dive Lodge

Rasdhoo Dive Lodge is here to put the 'dives' in Maldives with their Eid offer for locals and expats. In close proximity to the Rasdhoo Dive Center, it offers tastefully decorated private rooms, an in-house restaurant and activity booking centre. With the charge rate at USD 52 per night for double occupancy, the offer is yours to bag before June 18!

For reservations please contact info@rasdhoodivelodge.com or call +960 957 7111.

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