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  • Friday 29 Nov 8:00am - 10:00pm
  • Mon to Fri 9:00am - 9:00pm
  • Saturday 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Sunday 10:00am - 6:00pm
8 NIGHTS

3 nights Dubai - 5 nights Maldives

  • Dubai
  • Maldives

Virgin Holidays' view

These contrasting destinations combine to make an ideal twin-centre holiday. Not only is Dubai leading the way in the creation of some of the most outstanding hotels and resorts in world, but it also enjoys the unique position of being one of the most popular destinations for a multi-destinational holiday. Capture some culture and glitz of Dubai and after a few days exploring, you’ll be ready for the chilled ambience of a secluded island in the Maldives. Grab your book and sit on the beach, head for the lagoon and swim with the fishes or maybe treat yourself at the spa. It's time to relax.

Itinerary

Stop 1: Dubai

Start your holiday with a few days in Dubai. You can go shopping in one of the world's largest shopping malls or the souks. Be adventurous and experience the desert on a desert safari excursion. Visit the Burj Khalfia, the world’s tallest building, and see the fountain show.

Find out about Dubai

Day 1: Flight to Dubai

Fly daily from London Gatwick with Emirates.

Days 14: Enjoy Dubai

Drop your bags at your hotel and head out to soak up the Middle Eastern culture. Perhaps stroll around a souk or take a trip along the creek in a traditional abra boat. If shopping is more your thing then the Emirates Mall is the place for you. And if it’s theme parks you’re into, then Dubai Parks and Resorts won’t disappoint. At the Middle East’s largest integrated leisure and theme park destination, you’ll find MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, Bollywood Parks™ Dubai and LEGOLAND Dubai, plus LEGOLAND Water Park. You’ll be ready for a relaxing beach holiday after all that excitement!

Day 4:

Fly on to the Maldives with Emirates.

Stop 2: Maldives

You've arrived in paradise. The Maldives really is as beautiful as you imagine. Lush tropical resorts, with white sandy beaches and crystal clear lagoons, ease you into the laidback way of island living.

Find out about the Maldives

Days 49: Enjoy Maldives

Your Maldives holiday starts with a speedboat or seaplane transfer from Malé. Settle in to your tropical island paradise, and discover stunning beaches and a choice of activities, both on land and in the water. Turquoise seas and a plethora of marine life mean that the snorkelling and diving here is amazing. For the ultimate Maldives experience, choose an over-water suite or water villa, and you’ll have steps to the waters below from your private deck. With a choice of dining options at all of our resorts, and warm, attentive service in abundance, we're pretty sure you'll want to come back again very soon.

Day 9: Fly home

Fly home via Dubai with Emirates.