Resort News Weekly Roundup

Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort & Spa takes in former pro-golfer

Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort & Spa has partnered with Sky Sports golf commentator and former pro-golfer John E. Morgan, for a two-week residency from February 15 to 28, 2019. Morgan, who has played alongside golfers such as Tiger Woods, Vijay Singh and Fred Couples, is known for his participation in The Open Championships, European Tour and PGA Tour. During the two-week residency, the golfer will teach guests in group classes and one-on-one sessions.

The Golf Residency with John E. Morgan at Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort & Spa is designed for golfers at all levels and ages. Guests can use the resort’s nine-hole, par three and four golf course. Set on seven and a half hectares at the southern end of Villingili Island, the course is designed with coconut-palms lining the fairways.

Along with personal training and group workshops, the resort will host tournaments and activities throughout the two-week residency, including Beat the Pro sessions, during which guests are invited to try to hit a drive closer to the hole than Morgan. Golfers can also participate in the Mount Villingili Challenge, during which golfers will compete to strike a fish food golf ball the furthest into the Indian Ocean. Afterwards, guests can celebrate with a Dine by Design experience atop Mount Villingili. For more information, visit www.shangri-la.com/villingiliresort.

Dusti Thani Maldives launches Escape with Dusit offer

Dusit Hotels & Resorts has launched two new accommodation packages offering special room rates and more privileges at selected properties worldwide; with complimentary breakfast among the perks at properties in Thailand, Maldives, Philippines, UAE and more destinations. Available for booking now, the Weekend Offer offers special rates, complimentary upgrade to the next room category upon arrival (subject to availability), daily breakfast, and property specific perks. The promotion applies to stays made over weekends at participating hotels and resorts.

Also available for booking now, the family-focused Escape with Dusit package offers daily breakfast for two adults and two children, one complimentary dinner during the stay, late check-out, and more privileges. A minimum length of stay is required, varying depending on the property. Properties offering the Escape with Dusit package includes Dusit Thani Maldives. For more information, visit www.dusit.com/dusitthani/maldives.

Hurawalhi Island Resort announces 30% off with Early Bird Winter offer

Hurawalhi Island Resort has opened the opportunity for guests to enjoy the sun this winter, with its Early Bird Winter Offer. The five-star resort’s Early Bird Winter offer comes with a 30 per cent discount. Nestled in Lhaviyani Atoll, Hurawalhi flaunts 90 villas including 60 Ocean Villas and 30 Beach Villas. The stylishly and aesthetically designed villas feature soothing decor and splendid panoramic views.

The offer is open for booking from October 1 to 31, 2018 for stays between November 1 to December 20. Hurawalhi provides a dream Maldives escape, with its incredible white sand beaches, picturesque dream island and the world famous 5.8 Undersea Restaurant, where diners are able to enjoy delicious delicacies whilst watching the amazing marine life around them in the world’s largest all-glass undersea restaurant. For more information, visit www.hurawalhi.com.