Four Seasons Hotels has two main resorts in the Maldives: Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru and Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa. We can help you get a better deal at both!
Spoiler alert! To get the best deal or discount at a Four Seasons hotel, book via our luxury travel concierge. Our prices are identical to the offers on the Four Seasons website, but when you book with us, you’ll also benefit from our official Four Seasons partner agency perks, added by us, for free. We’re not cheaper than FourSeasons.com, we are the same price, but the free perks we offer are highly beneficial.
Which Four Seasons Is Best In The Maldives?
Four Seasons hotels are some of the most exclusive and best luxury hotels in the world, and you will find their level of luxury hard to beat.
Your easiest choice in the Maldives is Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa. Usually, guests transfer to Kuda Huraa by speedboat from Malé airport, so the transfer is a synch, and check-in is in the property’s open-air lobby. You stay in one of the 96 beachfront and overwater villas that look out upon a shallow lagoon where you can snorkel, go for a swim, or try some watersports.
There are four restaurants, including an Indian restaurant with an excellent reputation and two bars. In the morning, you wake up to a fantastic and extensive breakfast buffet.
Four Seasons Resort at Landaa Giravaru is your second Four Seasons choice in the Maldives and is an inter-island flight from the main airport in the Maldives. This Four Seasons in the Maldives offers more to do with better marine life, plus it’s set on a jungle-filled island. This means it has plenty of regular guests who visit every year. The hotel is very slightly larger, with 103 beach bungalows and overwater villas. Uniquely, this resort offers submarine trips to the nearby reef, which are a must-do activity. Other incredible activities include swimming with reef sharks.
The overwater villas are the ones to pick as you can climb down into the water and go snorkeling with the fish, including manta rays, right from your room. The three-bedroom Landaa Estate is ideal for groups and larger families.
There is a third option, too. Four Seasons Voavah is a two-acre private island retreat. The price is eyewatering, but you get what you pay for, including seven bedrooms and a private yacht.
Now you’ve chosen which Four Seasons in the Maldives works for you. We share ten tips that will help you squeeze the most value out of your next Four Seasons hotel stay. Our tips will help get you the best deal or discount.
1. Get Free Benefits
You can take advantage of free loyalty style benefits from your very first stay at Four Seasons hotels and resorts by booking with a luxury travel agent like our luxury travel concierge. Our rates match those on the Four Seasons website. These include free breakfast, free room upgrade (subject to availability), a welcome gift, and a $100 resort credit.
If you want loyalty style VIP benefits without paying more, it is worth contacting us for a free, no-obligation quote to see what you are missing. There is no cost associated with becoming a client of our concierge.
2. Check The Four Seasons Website For Special Offers
Check out the unique special offers pages to get the best discounts, which you can combine with the free benefits offered by our luxury travel concierge.
3. Book Early
Four Seasons hotels and resorts are so popular that they often sell out, which means that they don’t need to discount their rooms during these popular periods. But it is often possible to get good discounts on weekends and Sunday nights at city-based Four Seasons hotels.
As you get closer and closer to the dates you plan to stay, rooms usually start to sell out, often starting from the bottom room up. So you could conceivably be left paying a premium for a mid-range room with a view that you aren’t that bothered about.
Booking in advance will not always get you a discount, but it will stop you from paying over the odds because you can book into the room you want.
4. Join The Four Seasons Loyalty Scheme
OK, that’s a trick title! Most Four Seasons hotel room rates start at $500 – $1000 USD per night, and because there isn’t a Four Seasons loyalty program, you will never be able to book a free stay by racking up and redeeming points, or by collecting points on your credit card and spending them on a Four Seasons hotel stay. It can’t be done.
If you are a premium member of a hotel’s loyalty scheme, you get premium benefits, particularly if you are a regular guest. The only way of getting this kind of special treatment and loyalty benefit at a Four Seasons hotel is by booking with a luxury travel agent like our concierge.
5. Change Your Holiday Dates
Re-arrange your dates and plan to specifically target certain Four Seasons hotels when they are cheapest and offer the best discounts. For goodness sakes, try to avoid Christmas and New Year’s Eve. You will pay so much more during this period, and there are rarely special offers or deals that you can take advantage of on these dates.
6. Look Out For New Properties
Brilliant new Four Seasons hotels are opening all the time. The new Four Seasons in Napa is an incredible property and offered a great soft opening discount. Expect opening discounts to encourage you to book at new Four Seasons hotels.
7. Stay Shorter
It sounds obvious when you say it out loud, but I would prefer three nights at an expensive Four Seasons rather than a week at a cheap budget resort.
8. Pick The Cheapest Properties
It doesn’t matter how luxurious the Four Seasons brand is. Some parts of the world are cheaper than others. The Four Seasons Casablanca or Marrakech in Morocco will always be cheaper than the Four Seasons Geneva in Switzerland, whatever time of year you decide to visit. The cost of land and staff is not comparable between these two countries, so you can get a stay of the same caliber of Four Seasons hotel cheaper by choosing a Four Seasons hotel in a less expensive country. We have outlined the cheapest Four Seasons hotels in the world to help you choose where to stay. This is not a discount; this is simply using common sense to book your vacation in a cheaper area of the world.
Unfortunately for you, the Four Seasons hotels in the Maldives are some of the most expensive, particularly when you take into account the transfer costs. The Maldives are not and have never been cheap.
9. Use Corporate Promo Codes
There are special corporate promo discount codes, so if you are an employee of a company like Goldman Sachs, Bank Of America, IBM, or the government, you might be able to take advantage of these discounts. Still, these codes are not widely available to the general public. In addition, the discount may not be as good as the free benefits offered by our luxury travel concierge. We suggest asking for a free quote so you can compare prices and benefits and get the full picture before booking.
10. Don’t Book With Your Credit Card Travel Agency
Do you want to be at the front of the queue for your free room upgrade? Book your Four Seasons stay via our concierge, and we will put you first in line for your free upgrade. You will be placed in front of guests who book via booking services like American Express Finest Hotels & Resorts.
This is because our travel agency is an official partner of Four Seasons hotels, so room upgrades for clients that we book into Four Seasons hotels are put at the front of the queue! You can still use any credit card as payment when you book with our concierge, so you still get your usual loyalty points and rewards from your credit card when you book with us.
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