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This Maldives Hotel Is Offering a $500,000 Easter Package—and it's as Over-the-top as You'd Expect

A private butler will pick you up from your home before whisking you to the Maldives by private jet.


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Looking to get away this Easter? Then check into the Maldives' Jumeirah Vittaveli because they're offering travelers a very hedonistic dining experience for two.

The luxury Maldives hotel in the southern Malé atoll, known for its sweeping Indian Ocean views, glass-bottomed sunken lounges, overwater hammocks, and since recently, Private Ocean Retreats all equipped with winding water slides, is elevating their offering this April with a Michelin-starred experience by seaplane featuring London chef Ollie Dabbous. But this unique five-night offer goes beyond elevated dining.

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The $500,000 "Spend Easter Like a VIP" experience begins at home, where a Jumeirah butler will turn up at your door to whisk you to your nearest airport where a private jet will fly you to the Maldives. Once you land, a private catamaran awaits to transfer you to the resort so you can check in to your Infinity Pool Ocean Villa (the one with the slide, of course) and chill.

Come day two, a private seaplane will swoop in and fly you to a deserted island in the north of the Maldives where chef Ollie Dabbous is ready and waiting to serve up a full Michelin starred dinner, with table and seats carved from sand, before you spend the rest of your night aboard a luxury yacht in the untouched atoll, the Maldivian starry night sky all to you. Once finished with your dinner the seaplane takes you back to your slide-clad floating villa the following morning.

You'll have more chances to run into chef Dabbous during your stay as he'll be cooking at both Cuvée, the resort’s wine library, and Fenesse, the French fine dining restaurant.

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Foodies looking for a one-of-a-kind slice of paradise, this is it. The hotel will also be opening an underground whiskey salon and a cigar lounge soon.


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