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 ...
... on the island for 4 days as I was sure to balloon if I stayed any longer. Being way too eager to enjoy the snorkelling on our first day. We learnt the hard way that the sun is fierce in the midday heat and by the evening we were both nursing very sore backs. Luckily the Maldives is a place of pure comfort and the air-conditioning and super soft cotton sheets were a relief to bed down in and soothe our burnt skin. The remaining days were spent doing much the same with long ...
... t do a brief refresh PADI course onsite and did a couple of dives. So that's another thing added onto my TODO list for Dubai.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking