England Cricket Tour to Sri Lanka 2018
Maldives Stopovers

Maldives Stopovers

Enjoy a few days paradise on your way to or from Sri Lanka

If a cricket tour to Sri Lanka takes you to a world of relaxation and culture, the Maldives is the perfect place to unwind in the sun, sand and sea. We have a range of options to accommodate every budget, all offering fantastic excursions and relaxing resorts. These idyllic islands are just a short-journey from Sri Lanka, so if they have always been on your to-do list, there’s no better time than now!

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Maldives Stopover Options

A range of 5*, 4* and 3* resorts for your consideration

Hurawalhi Island Resort


Set on an enchanting private island in the pristine Lhaviyani Atoll in the Maldives, Hurawalhi Island Resort is much like a relationship: it is a perfect match of serenity and excitement, comfort and adventure; it stirs up your every atom with an intricate blend of intimacy and thrill.

It is at Hurawalhi that you can fill your days with an unsparing amount of extraordinaires, your mind with wonder, and your heart with romance. The 90-villa, adults-only luxury resort is as brilliant as the ocean that laps against its beaches and more magnificent than any island you have visited. You can swoon over photos of the Maldives, but nothing will prepare you for the beautiful blend of barefoot bliss and contemporary design found at Hurawalhi.

45 minutes by seaplane | Resort website


Adaaran Prestige Vadoo Resort


Welcome to Adaaran Prestige Vadoo, the prestigious Maldives Luxury Resorts, where time ceases to exist and the voice of the Indian Ocean beckons you to her shores. As the gateway to the South Atolls, Vadoo possesses its own exotic reef teeming with vibrant aquatic flora and fauna.

Awarded as the World’s Leading Water Villa retreat at the World Travel Awards in 2010, Adaaran Prestige Vadoo is a luxurious Maldives Island resort that stands out amongst the best. The list of indulgences that awaits you at our Maldives Island resort can only be matched by the captivating lushness of the surroundings.

Experience the ultimate in island getaways at our distinct water villas that feature a range of contemporary comforts, and offer intimate living spaces above the azure waters of the Indian Ocean.

15 minutes by speedboat | Resort website


Meeru Island Resort & Spa


Meeru Island Resort & Spa welcomes you to a tropical paradise of coconut palm trees, long stretches of white sandy beach, surrounded by sparkling clear, warm water in a turquoise lagoon and colorful coral reefs teeming with abundant marine life. A 55-minute scenic speedboat transfer will bring you to this untouched, natural paradise from Velana International Airport.

Meeru is a multiple-award winning Resort in the Maldives and is rated as the top All Inclusive Resort with family-friendly facilities, personalized service and the comforts of a second home. With 284 guest rooms in four room categories, Meeru offers comfortable accommodation with tropical decor modern amenities, whether close to the beach or over-the-water.

45 minutes by speedboat | Resort website


Kuredu Resort & Spa


One of the most popular and top rated of the Maldives Resorts, Kuredu Resort & Spa offers an excellent choice of accommodation, all inclusive packages and facilities.

Kuredu lets you choose your favourite accommodation type and perspective to wake up to. Be it the tropical seclusion of Garden Bungalows, the beach side bliss of Beach Bungalows, Beach Villas and Jacuzzi Beach Villas, or the exclusive luxury and comfort of the Water Villas, all accommodation types carry a ‘perfect’ tag. For a truly hedonistic and gracious feel of Maldives resorts’ extravagance, choose Kuredu’s Private Pool Villas that guarantee a relaxing residence comfort zone you’ll never want to leave.

45 minutes by seaplane | Resort website


Embudu Village


Embudu Village, with its sparkling waters and natural easy-going atmosphere is a paradise for anyone looking for a few weeks of pure escape from the world. Embudu Village is a small island in a great location close to Male and with spectacular house reef to explore. A beautiful lagoon surrounds Embudu Village where the reef in certain places is just steps away from the beach.

45 minutes by speedboat | Resort website


Fihalohi Island Resort


Come to a place where a captivating view of the Indian Ocean and the natural tropical beauty of the island is a constant setting. Fihalhohi Island Resort in Male, Maldives is the absolute paradise island escape. A truly idyllic spot where mind and body is reinvigorated, and where the sands of time stand still.

The perfect warm weather of the island makes it the ideal place for water activities and excursions. Surrounding the beach is a stunning house reef that is teeming with abundant marine life that can be appreciated while taking a dive. This Maldives resort is a fantastic beachfront property that features palm-thatched roofs and a private terrace overlooking the island’s terrain. Each room comes with air-conditioning, mini-bar, private shower facilities, and free Wi-Fi access. It also offer a great selection of leisure activities and dining options, including Palm Groove, Aeolus Dive Centre, and Epicurean Spa.

Fihalhohi Island Resort is nestled at the southwestern rim of the Atoll, the last island in South Male. It is only a few kilometres away from Male International Airport and can be reached by speedboat.

45 minutes by speedboat  |  Resort website


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Tour Extensions & Add-Ons

Sri Lanka with its jaw-dropping, beautiful scenery is one of those destinations on almost everyone’s list of places they just have to visit, so be sure to enjoy some world-class sightseeing!

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