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Lily Beach Resort and Spa is a luxurious paradise that enjoys a fantastic reputation for its unspoiled beaches, lush tropical vegetation and finest house reef.
Enjoy 7 nights in a Beach Villa from £2999.00 per person. This offer is valid for departures from 15 November to 5 December 2017 and must be booked by 31 October 2017.
Return flights with Etihad Airways
7 nights in a Beach Villa
Platinum Plus All Inclusive daily
Seaplane transfers and airport taxes
• A 5 Star resort on Huvahendhoo Island, Ari Atoll
• Save up to £1,400 per couple
• Enjoy some of the finest diving in the Maldives
• Indulge in tailor-made treatments at Tamara Spa
• Contemporary villas sit along the pristine beach or above the sparkling sea, creatively blending in with the natural surroundings
• Relax knowing that everything is taken care of thanks to the Platinum All Inclusive plan, which includes branded alcohol, in-room mini bar, complimentary snorkelling equipment and more
Nestled along the pristine beach or over the sparkling sea, contemporary villas utilise local architecture and materials, but without compromising on modern amenities. The Lily Maa restaurant features live cooking stations and 80 premium wines from around the world, while private over-water tables at Tamarind offer dining in a more exclusive setting.
Experience heavenly relaxation at Tamara Spa by Mandara in the over-water Spa pavilions or outdoor lounge. Mandara’s special signature treatments are designed to stimulate the senses and revitalise the body, the ultimate in self-indulgence.
The Platinum All Inclusive Plan at Lily Beach Resort & Spa offers carefree dining, access to a wide range of activities and the freedom to discover the beauty of the Maldives. In addition to high quality branded alcohol products and all meals throughout the restaurants and bars, the Platinum Plan includes an in-room mini bar stocked daily with beer, wine, soft drinks, water and snacks. Guests can also explore the crystal clear lagoon and house reef with the free hire of snorkelling equipment and enjoy two free excursions per person per stay, while young guests will stay entertained throughout the duration of their holiday at the Turtles Kids’ Club.
Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book this amazing offer to Lily Beach Resort & Spa and for further information.
Travel deep into the heart of Indochina with this 18 Day Tour “Indochina Delights”. Pass through the Southeast Asian peninsula through the vastly contrasting landscapes and fascinating heritage of three magnificent countries – lively Vietnam, enchanting Laos and captivating Cambodia.
Enjoy this 18 Night’s Indochina Delights itinerary from £3560.00pp on 08th of March, including return flights with Cathay Pacific, economy seats.
Indochina Delight’s itinerary has been especially designed for those who wish to see the iconic sites and magnificent treasures of South East Asia on an excellent value group tour whilst travelling with like-minded people. The tours are on a fully-inclusive basis so you’ll travel with the assurance that all your arrangements are taken care of.
All international airfares, all domestic transportation, departure taxes and current fuel surcharges, all accommodation, all meals, entrance fees, guides and daily tours, visa fees for UK passport holders (except Laos)
▪ Experience the bustling city of Saigon
▪ Wander the traditional town of Hoi An
▪ Relax on an overnight cruise in Halong Bay
▪ Cruise the languid Mekong River to explore the Pak Ou Caves
▪ Discover awe-inspiring Angkor
DAYS 1-3 FLY TO SAIGON
Fly overnight to Saigon. On arrival you will be met by your expert tour guide and transferred to your hotel. The next 2 days are at leisure.
DAY 4 DISCOVER SAIGON
Sightseeing today includes a visit to Notre Dame Cathedral, the Central Post Office, Reunification Palace and the War Remnants Museum. Later, visit Cholon and the Thien Hau Pagoda.
DAY 5 MEKONG DELTA
Journey to Ben Tre to take a cruise on the Mekong. This area is called the ‘Rice Basket of Vietnam’, the rich and fertile lands producing a plethora of rice, coconuts, vegetables and tropical fruits. Paddle through the maze of palm-lined canals and get a glimpse of daily life on the Mekong Delta.
DAY 6 CU CHI TUNNELS
Explore the amazing network of Cu Chi Tunnels, where you’ll see the legendary tunnel network used by the Viet Cong to infiltrate South Vietnam during the war. Later, fly to Danang and transfer to the UNESCO-listed city of Hoi An.
DAY 7 HOI AN WALKING TOUR
Take a morning walking tour of charming Hoi An, a wonderfully laidback, graceful and wilfully traditional town. Visit one of the oldest homes, still occupied by descendants of merchants that built it over 200 years ago. Also visit the elaborate Japanese Bridge, Hoi An Market and a local Chinese Temple with a stop en route to visit Reaching Out, a social enterprise craft workshop, and watch the artisans at work. The afternoon is at leisure to relax at the beach or in a riverside café.
DAY 8 TRA QUE VILLAGE
Drive out into the countryside to Tra Que, a small farming community where you can enjoy the lush green countryside and stroll through the gardens to see the farmers at work. Later, take a flight to Hanoi, a charming and richly historic city of lakes, parks and shaded boulevards and Vietnam’s capital. In the evening, watch a performance of the famous water puppets.
DAYS 9-10 HALONG BAY CRUISE
Spend the day aboard your comfortable cruise ship sailing amongst the spectacular seascapes, fringed by jagged karst formations jutting from emerald waters. Halong Bay, with its 1,600 islands and islets, was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994 and is a vision of awe-inspiring beauty. It isn’t hard to see why it is one of Vietnam’s most popular destinations. Enjoy fresh meals on board and spend the night anchored on the tranquil waters. Return to Hanoi.
DAY 11 LUANG PRABANG
Spend the morning exploring Hanoi’s Ho Chi Minh complex, the Temple of Literature and Ngoc Son Temple – you’ll also take a cyclo tour of the Old Quarter and enjoy a flavourful Vietnamese coffee at a café overlooking Hoan Kiem Lake. Fly to the enchanting city of Luang Prabang.
DAY 12 DISCOVER LUANG PRABANG
Luang Prabang is the quintessential image of Laos – a place of vivid colours, an extremely rich heritage and enduring French legacy. Today, rise early to watch a Takbat alms giving ceremony. Ascend Phousi Hill for city vistas, visit Wat Xieng Thong, then cruise along the Mekong River to see the Pak Ou Caves. Return to Luang Prabang and visit Thin Hong and Ban Xang Khong Village en route.
DAY 13 LOCAL VILLAGES & WATERFALLS
Visit the National Museum before continuing to the cascading turquoise waters of the enchanting Kuang Si Waterfalls. Return to Luang Prabang via Ban Na Ouane village and Ock Pop Tok Weaving Centre. This evening witness a local Baci Ceremony.
DAY 14 SIEM REAP
Fly to Siem Reap and visit Artisan D’Angkor, an organisation working to revive traditional Khmer arts and crafts.
DAY 15 EXPLORE ANGKOR WAT
The Angkor Archaeological Park encompasses over a thousand temples, all the remains of different capitals of the Khmer Empire between the 9th and 15th centuries. Enter the walled city of Angkor Thom and head to its heart to see the enigmatic Bayon, followed by the Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King. Continue to Ta Prohm, an atmospheric temple left in the grips of the jungle. This afternoon is dedicated to the magnificence of Angkor Wat and intricate beauty of Banteay Srei temple. Climb to the summit of Pre Rup Temple at sunset for a spectacular view of the surrounding landscape.
DAY 16 TONLE SAP LAKE
High Water Season (Aug to Feb) Visit Beng Mealea, a mysterious temple overrun by the jungle. Enjoy a cruise on Tonle Sap Lake, visiting the floating village of Kampong Kleng and observing the way of life of these lake communities. This evening sit down to dinner and an Apsara dance show.
Low Water Season (Mar to Jul) Head to Beng Mealea to explore this mysterious temple overrun by the jungle and the floating village of Chong Kneas. This evening sit down to dinner and an Apsara dance show.
DAYS 17-18 FLY SIEM REAP TO UK
Fly to the UK, arriving home the following day.
Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book this amazing offer to 18 Day Indochina Delights and for further information.
We have combined the magical Dead Sea – one of the world’s great natural phenomena, with the warm waters of Eilat for a perfect Sun, Sea and Salt self-drive holiday in Israel.
4 Nights Sun, Sea and Salt self-drive holiday from £725.00 per person. Depart Luton on the 19th of November – 2 Nights at Herods Dead Sea Hotel on a room and breakfast basis and 2 Nights at Agamim Hotel in Eilat on a room and breakfast basis. Return flights are from Eilat Central via Tel Aviv to Luton. Car Hire; collect your car from Tel Aviv Airport on the 23rd of November – Hyundai Automatic or similar (sat nav optional) Drop off your car down town Eilat on the 21st of November. Other Dates or Longer durations available.
One of the fun parts about driving yourself is that you have the freedom to get off at various points along the journey. Once you leave Jerusalem about 25 minutes into your drive, you will get to sea-level, which is marked with a sign, and is a great photo opportunity.
When you arrive to Ein Bokek, the award-winning Herods Dead Sea hotel invites you to a luxurious, rejuvenating and majestic experience on the shores of the Dead Sea. Located on its own private beach, feel at one with the sublime landscape while enjoying pure tranquillity and pampering in the exclusive Herods Dead Sea Hotel.
The Herods Dead Sea Spa offers a variety of heated and health-promoting pools: a sweet water pool, sulphur pools, indoor heated pool with water from the Dead Sea and Jacuzzi pools as well as luxury spa facilities, therapeutic and leisure body treatments: Turkish bath-house, solarium facility, mud pack treatments – baths and facials, hydrotherapy and saunas (wet and dry).
After your 2 night’s relaxation by the Dead Sea, continue to drive down south, straight down to Eilat, which is a few hours further away.
Agamim Hotel is located in a quiet area of Eilat’s North Beach, a short distance from the resort’s promenades and beaches. The hotel features attractively furnished, air-conditioned rooms, all with private facilities including satellite TV, telephone, safe and private balconies overlooking the lagoon. All of the hotel’s wings are arranged in a U-shape around the main lagoon, and the public areas (the restaurant, reception desk, and so on) are concentrated in a separate area, so that guests enjoy complete privacy and a tranquil, relaxed atmosphere. The Agamim’s hospitality style is attentive, pampering and stress-free.
Agamim means ‘Lakes’, and, true to name, the Isrotel Agamim Eilat spreads out across spacious grounds; magnificent swimming pool and boasting a fresh, modern design in which natural materials reflect the colour and texture of the local landscape.
The Isrotel Agamim’s main feature is the one-of-a-kind swimming pool (heated in winter), lying at the centre of the property and including waterfalls, fountains and bridges. Its three streams run along the hotel’s guest wings, allowing guests staying in Deck rooms to enter the water from their terrace and swim into the central pool. There is also a children’s pool, a well-equipped fitness room (pay locally, minimum age 16) and wet & dry sauna, plus a spa (minimum age 16), specialising in unique health treatments, children’s club (minimum age 4 with adult supervision) with a wide range of games and a video games arcade.
Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book this amazing offer to Sun, Sea and Salt self-drive holiday to Israel and for further information.