Sea Sand and Sail

- A Secret Retreats journey -
6 days / 5 nights
from 10,100 USD /person



Grant is the captain onboard Soneva in Aqua and likes nothing more than showing guests that the best way to experience the Maldives in onboard the decks of Soneva In Aqua and connecting 2 Soneva Resorts.

All our itineraries have generally been constructed on the basis of the rooms that have the most charm or best view, and not necessarily the first prices, nor the most expensive suites.
We can of course adjust according to your request.

Highlights of the Journey:

  • seaplane flight
  • cruise between Atolls
  • desert islets and over-water villas

Across the 1,000 islands that constitute The Maldives, this journey makes you discover 2 atolls connect via a cruise. A rare non-static holiday in the Maldives to explore colorful reefs, discover tiny islets, relax on white soft sand and swim in clear shallow waters. Starting from Soneva Fushi, a desert island hideaway, this journey continues with a cruise aboard the luxury 2-cabin 23-metre yacht Soneva in Aqua and end on the over-water luxury resort Soneva Jani.


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Your Journey Day by Day

6 days / 5 nights from 10,100 USD /person

based on 2 people traveling together and sharing the same room


Day 1 & 2 : Male Airport – Baa Atoll (B/-/-)
Upon arrival at Male Airport you will be greeted by our team and escorted to a seaplane for a short flight to Soneva Fushi, for 2 nights in your pool villa. The two-storey suite is situated a few steps from the beach. 264sqm of laid-back luxury with a double-height living area, oversized daybeds on the deck overlooking the shore, tropical gardens, private swimming pool and outdoor bathtub. This is your paradise for two nights. All experiences can be customized and arranged by the butler.
HOTEL: Soneva Fushi (Crusoe Suite with Pool)
Day 3 : Cruise (B/L/D)
After your breakfast, the yacht will be waiting for you at the resort’s pier. You will be sailing from Soneva Fushi to Soneva Jani, for a full-day and overnight aboard Soneva in Aqua with a highly experienced crew including a captain, mechanic, butler, chef and wellness therapist. If you request, we can also arrange a dive master, a surf instructor or an astronomer to join. The 23-metre yacht offers two spacious cabins with en-suite shower rooms and a glass-bottomed tub in the master cabin, a dining area, bar, outdoor Jacuzzi, library, lounge and WiFi connectivity. Breakfast, lunch and dinner and a daily spa treatment for each passenger are included.
HOTEL: Soneva in Aqua (Private charter)
Day 4 & 5 : Noonu Atoll (B/-/-)
Breakfast is served and then it’s time to prepare for disembarkation and check-in for 2 more nights at Soneva Jani, in your over-water villa with water slide. The 555sqm villa, with direct access into the lagoon, features a master bedroom , an outdoor bathroom with shower and sunken bath, a retractable roof, a living room, , a sunken dining area, a sleeping area for children and a freshwater pool. Noonu Atoll. Offers an abundance of sea life in its many reefs ideal for snorkeling or diving in its typical Maldivian turquoise waters. All experiences at the resort can be customized and arranged by the butler.
HOTEL: Soneva Jani (one-bedroom Water Retreat with Slides)
Day 6 : Departure – Male Airport (B/-/-)
After breakfast your luggage will be transferred to the seaplane for your flight back to Male connecting to your next destination.

Your Accommodation on this Asia Travel Itinerary

Sea Sand and Sail

6 days / 5 nights
from 10,100 USD /person

based on 2 people traveling together and sharing the same room


The total price includes:
5-night accommodation in 2 resorts and aboard your private yacht
Return transfers by seaplane from Male to your resort
Daily Breakfast
Full board during the cruise on day 3
All tax and service charges

The total price does not include:
International airfare, visa or airport tax fees
Meals not mentioned in the program
Excess baggage fees
Scuba diving certification fees
Crew gratuities
Medical insurance

This Secret Journey was designed in cooperation with Soneva Team.


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