Late-Night Must-Do’s at Milaidhoo: Astro Retreat

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David Castaño as General Manager of Milaidhoo Maldives

30 July, 2022

A chance to marvel at the cosmic beauty of the Milky Way from a small island in the Maldives. In May of 2023, Milaidhoo presents you with a seven-day retreat, that will take a novice astronomers — as well as the curious guests on a journey to the stars like no other. Explore the night sky and all its wonders with the special guest, Valerie Stimac.

Valerie Stimac has lived across the globe but spent her formative years in Alaska admiring the northern lights each winter. After living in cities including Seattle, London, and the San Francisco Bay Area, Valerie re-discovered a childhood passion for space and combined it with her professional career as a travel writer.

Valerie began writing stories about space tourism and astrotourism, encouraging readers to travel for dark skies and plan for the day where we’ll be able to vacation beyond earth. Valerie has worked with Lonely Planet for the last four years as a local expert in both Seattle and San Francisco and Dark Skies: A Practical Guide to Astrotourism (Lonely Planet, September 2019) is her first book.

Inclusion:

  • Healing Space Massage – Milaidhoo’s special massage inspired by space
  • Dinner under the stars including stargazing on a secluded sandbank
  • Wayfinding beneath the stars on a traditional Maldivian Dhoni
  • Astrophotography sessions with Valerie
  • Night-sky mythology stories focused on the history of the night sky from various cultures in the Maldives, including the influence of Tamil, Sinhalese, and India
  • Guests will also have the opportunity to name a star.

Terms & Conditions

  • This offer is only applicable for stays between 1-7 May, 2023.
  • This offer is only applicable for a minimum stay of seven nights
  • This offer is not combinable with other offers
  • Rates subject to applicable taxes
  • Applicable for all types of villas
  • Activities may be subject to rescheduling due to unavoidable circumstances
  • Inclusions may not be refunded due to rescheduling or cancellation
  • All bookings must be made during or before April 2023
  • Limited bookings are available for this offer
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About resort: Milaidhoo is a pristine island paradise proudly rooted in local island traditions. This boutique luxury resort features 50 contemporary Maldivian style pool villas, custom-made and made for comfort designed by a renowned Maldivian architect. Each guest is assigned an Island Host to help create meaningful experiences and cater to the guest’s every need. Activities include over-water spa treatments, sunrise yoga classes and snorkelling excursions to view the incredible house reef.

Dining is a highlight, with Milaidhoo being home to three world-class restaurants, including Ba’theli. This unique Maldivian restaurant reflects the islands’ heritage and is built in the shape of three traditional boats on pillars over a lagoon. The restaurant’s innovative and delicious meals are steeped in Maldivian tradition, with each dish inspired by favourites of the ancient maritime Spice Route.

Milaidhoo is the authentic Maldives, a resort of re-invented luxury, where guests feel they belong, experiencing bare-foot informality within this tropical island’s natural, lush setting. As an adults-only resort, Milaidhoo is child-free and tranquil where any dream can become a reality, from sunset dolphin cruises to sailing to a deserted sandbank for a private beach picnic.

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