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A superbly diverse escape jetting from a futuristic Abu Dhabi hotel to half-board paradise in the exquisite Seychelles - travel included
You'll begin your trip in cutting-edge style with a modern break at the highly polished Aloft Abu Dhabi, where space-age design offers a hub of effortless cool and easy access to the centre of the UAE’s buzzing capital. This hotel has been designed to appeal to both those with a fast-paced itinerary and those looking to rest and recharge - from the tech-savvy communal spaces to the 24-hour gym and stunning freshwater pool, surrounded by a relaxing decked area. The city's historic sights and vibrant attractions beg to be seen, from the ivory-white Sheikh Zayed Mosque and the Eastern Mangrove National Park, to a plethora of shopping malls and a public beach.
The island of Mahé in the Seychelles is next, offering everything you could dream of for a blissed-out beach holiday. Nestled among palms and tropical gardens on a powder-soft ivory beach, AVANI Seychelles Barbarons Resort & Spa combines understated European elegance with a contemporary twist. You'll be immersed in unrivalled serenity here, meandering between the hotel's private beach and expansive outdoor swimming pool, lined with impossibly tall palm trees.
If you fancy exploring, get up close to local flora and fauna on a specially designated mangrove nature trail. Numerous excursions include discovering Mahé’s wild south, island-hopping to Praslin and La Digue, or setting off on a half-day trip to Victoria - the world’s smallest capital city.
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This holiday allows you to spread the cost of your break by paying only the deposit upfront. The remaining balance is due at a later date and is to be paid directly to the holiday supplier (the exact date will be stated on your booking confirmation).
Admiring the glistening views from our high-tech Abu Dhabi hotel's rooftop bar
Wonderful diving and snorkelling through crystal waters in the Seychelles
Feasting on super-fresh fish and seafood at our Seychelles base
To find out more about Aloft Abu Dhabi, visit their website or read guest reviews on TripAdvisor
To find out more about AVANI Seychelles Barbarons Resort & Spa, visit their website or read guest reviews on TripAdvisor
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