Wednesday 2 July 2014

Surf’s up at Centara Ras Fushi Maldives Resort

unnamed (4)Maldives offers consistent waves and warm waters, making the destination an ideal one for surfers, and Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives is organising private dhoni charters starting from USD550 for guests looking for an exotic getaway with high-quality surfing.

The adults-only resort is located in the North Male’ Atoll, which is close to the most famous and surfed peaks in Maldives.

During the months of May to November, the conditions are perfect for surfing offshore from many of the islands close to the resort, with waves ranging from 3ft to more than 8ft. 

Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives - Beach
Famous surf points including Chickens, Cokes, Lohi’s, Ninjas, Sultans, Honkey’s and Tombstones are all within a 60-90 minute boat ride from the resort, featuring a combination of lefts and rights for surfers for different levels of expertise.

Centara Ras Fushi Resort will organise a private charter at USD550 for four hours or USD1, 000 for eight hours, including a lunch box and soft drinks. Maximum at these rates is four participants, with an extra person being charged USD85.

A scheduled Surfing Safari is also available for four hours for a minimum of four guests, at USD85 per person.

Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives - Deluxe Water VillaGuests need to take their own equipment for all surfing excursions.

The pricing is valid until 31 December 2014 and is subject to service charge and GST.

The surfing points are suitable for surfers rated at mid-level, advanced and expert levels.

Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives is an adults-only resort, with no one under the age of 12 years accommodated on the island. Located just 20 minutes by speedboat from Male’ International Airport, the resort has 140 villas. Flexibility in dining plans is provided with the choice of Half-Board Plus or All-Inclusive programmes.

Centara Hotels & Resorts is Thailand’s leading operator of hotels, with 47 deluxe and first-class properties covering all the major tourist destinations in the Kingdom.

A further 20 resorts in Maldives, Vietnam, Bali, Shanghai, Sri Lanka, Mauritius, Ethiopia, Qatar, Laos and Oman brings the present total to 67 properties. Brands and properties within Centara ensure that specific categories such as couples, families, individuals, and meetings and incentives groups will all find a hotel or resort that is appropriate to their needs. Centara operates 29 branches of Spa Cenvaree, one of Thailand’s most luxurious and innovative spa brands, together with 7 branches of the value brand Cense by Spa Cenvaree, which provides core spa services for busy travellers. Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives - Swimming poolThe company’s Kids’ Club is available at all the family-friendly resorts to ensure that the youngsters and teens have their own leisure zone. 

Centara also operates three state-of-the-art convention centres in Bangkok, and two in northeastern Thailand, one being located in Udon Thani and the other in Khon Kaen. The latest Centara brand is named COSI Hotels, an affordable lifestyle brand designed for travellers who predominantly make their bookings via the internet and who want comfort and convenience at affordable prices; the brand is under development with the first property due to open in 2016.

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