WhiteShell Beach Inn
Travel Blogs from Kaafu Atoll
To begin with for those who often feel a bit of Schadenfreude (enjoy the suffering of others) you will be pleased to know we could not purchase the reasonably priced Rosemount Estate Sav Blanc in duty free as its forbidden to bring alcohol into the Republic of Maldives nor for that matter dogs, but I will explain that later. After our 1.15hr flight from Colombo we arrived to see our rep holding up an iPad with Island logo - far posher than the usual clipboard with scribble. ...
... to have go out to "Castaway Island" for another champagne sunset event to make up for the dismal dhoni ride the other night, but as we were about ready to walk out the door the wind started blowing and we realized another storm was coming in. We ran around to secure everything in the villa and then made a beeline for the bar. Luckily, we got there before the rain came, but lots of others weren't as lucky. There were quite a few people who straggled in soaked. Colin and ...
... after a very hot day . I must say, that the Princess staff do go out of their way to make us very comfortable, nothing seems too much trouble.
The ship tender boats,are not the most comfortable,and are very hot and cramped when 100 hot and sweaty people are in them...so once back on the ship we headed straight for the pool to cool down as temperatures now hovering in mid to high 30's.
We attended our usual Sailaway party at the back of our deck, to ...
Ok so I admit that Maldives doesn't sound much like backpacking, it most definitely isn't. Around Az's birthday in February we found a cheap flight to Maldives and in a moment of madness decided to book it. The reality or rather the cost of that decision was felt shortly afterwards when we realise how there is no independent travel onto the beach and we would have to pay the price to get the full Maldives holiday experience. Now I'm happy to report that the Maldives was very ...
... It seems that a 15 year break doesn't help keeping stamina, after 6-7 minutes I had really had it and was exhausted already. High time ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking