Solitaire – Private island escapade in the Maldives at Banyan Tree Madivaru
30 Jun 2010
Singapore– For the price of a first-class air ticket, get an entire island. That is the premise of Solitaire, the private island escapade offered by Banyan Tree Madivaru in the breathtaking destination of Maldives.
Located in the secluded North Ari Atoll, this exclusive island retreat offers guests absolute privacy and seclusion along with value for money. Six hedonistic tented villas, each with a plunge pool and steps from the pristine beach, are exclusively designated for the use of groups of up to 14 people . Uniquely designed to reflect the rustic sophistication and timeless elegance of a chic safari expedition, every one of these spacious villas is an oasis of indulgence, offering magnificent views of the Indian Ocean for carefree enjoyment.
Valid from now till 15 December 2010, Banyan Tree Madivaru offers three tailored Solitaire packages, with the basic package starting from the US$9,900+ per day for accommodation in six Tented Pool Villas. All three packages include full-board accommodation, a dedicated personal villa host, a private chef to prepare all meals, and complimentary activities like snorkelling, wind surfing, and a one-time catamaran ride.
Solitaire Premium comprises a three-night stay priced at US$9,900+ per day, for accommodation in six Tented Pool Villas. Highlights a welcome barbecue dinner on the beach, an in-villa 90-minute Banyan Tree Spa session comprising 60-minute massage and 30-minute calm time per person (total of 12 sessions), and a fishing trip in addition to the complimentary recreational activities.
The Solitaire All-Inclusive package is the ultimate thrill for merrymakers. The package is priced at US$12,900+ per day, inclusive of return private seaplane flights for 12 to 14 people, two in-villa 90-minute Banyan Tree Spa sessions comprising 60-minute massage and 30-minute calm time per person (total of 24 sessions), a barbecue dinner on the beach, and 90-minute sundowner cocktails on the Madi yacht with wines, champagnes and canapés.
The dedicated villa host is on hand to tailor make a magical desert island experience for a special occasion with family or friends, from private wedding parties to birthday celebrations. For couples seeking the ultimate in privacy, Banyan Tree Madivaru is perfect as a private island retreat for two.
For those who wish to explore, there is a selection of water sports such as diving, fishing and sailing excursions – a clear turquoise lagoon and a house reef offer diverse marine life, including colourful parrotfish, stingrays and an occasional green sea turtle. Banyan Tree Madivaru is situated on one of the most secluded and remote areas of the Maldives and is close to some of the top ten dive sites in the Maldives, offering extraordinary diving experiences. After swimming through the awe-inspiring reefs, guests can relax in the villa for the ultimate indulgence – a private spa treatment by world renowned Banyan Tree Spa therapists.
Breakfast is served daily in the villa and after a busy day in the plunge pool or on the beach, dinner is cooked by a private chef – usually a feast of seafood served fresh from the crystal waters of the lagoon or a barbecue on the beach. A castaway dinner can be arranged on a deserted sandbank – just a table and chairs and an exquisite meal served by a private chef and waiter and surrounded by the serenity and beauty of the Indian Ocean.
About Banyan Tree Madivaru
Located in southwest North Ari Atoll, Banyan Tree Madivaru offers the first Tented Pool Villa concept in the Maldives. The castaway island is easily accessible by 30-minute seaplane journey from Malé, the capital of Maldives, or exclusive overnight sail on the Banyan Velaa. Each Tented Pool Villa comprises three individual tents, distinctively equipped to function as living, sleeping, and bath areas. The spacious bath tent features a pair of spa beds for enjoying in-villa treatments that include signature Banyan Tree Spa massages and facials. Interior furnishings exude a warm and tropical ambience, replete with timber flooring, rattan and teak furniture, handcrafted wooden and canvas accents, and luxurious ceiling canopies