Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort has launched the Ultimate Surf Break offering new and nervous surfers the complete experience with accommodation, dining, spa recovery and lessons by on-site surf school Tropicsurf. Available year-round, the package represents a 25% saving compared to when the activities are booked separately.
The Maldives is the ideal destination in which to learn how to surf, with year-round swells, balmy temperatures, and jaw-dropping backdrops. The calm shallow lagoons that surround its 1,200 islands are perfect for beginners.
The lagoon at Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort is particularly peaceful, and best of all has surfable waves just beyond the house reef for when confidence grows further sites can be reached within 30 minutes by speedboat. Surf lessons and expeditions are led by the most trusted name in luxury surfing – Tropicsurf – based on the island and staffed by experts from the world’s leading surf destinations.
The resort’s Ultimate Surf Break package includes everything needed to surf and recover in style. This includes an introductory surf session in the lagoon to learn about safety, and practice take-off and board control. Once confidence has been built, the open ocean is the playground, with a half-day of coaching in the water and the thrill of riding the waves. All lessons include complimentary use of a Firewire board beloved by the pros.
Guests return to comfort on the island, with accommodation for two in a beach or overwater villa. Half-board dining privileges include a breakfast buffet at Fushi Café to fuel the body, and a choice of restaurants for dinner, including seafood and steak at Sea. Fire. Salt. and signature Thai perched over the lagoon. Aching muscles can be soothed at the award-winning Anantara Spa with a 60-minute couple’s massage that combines Eastern and Western techniques to restore and revive.
Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort is an island of adventure, with an on-site water sports centre with high-adrenaline thrills like flyboarding, kitesurfing and Sea bobbing. Ocean adventures include PADI diving, dolphin cruising and island hopping by sleek yacht. Guests of the island also enjoy access to the facilities of sister resort Anantara Veli, just across the lagoon. Both are accessible 24 hours a day by speedboat from Malé.
Premier Holidays offers the Ultimate Surf Break at Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort from £3,494 per person. Price includes 7 nights’ accommodation in a Sunrise Beach Villa, Half Board and private surf lessons including a one-hour lagoon lesson and 3.5-hour boat excursion to a surfing spot with personalised in-water coaching. Flights from London Heathrow and speedboat transfers are also included. To book visit premierholidays.co.uk or call 08444 937 444.