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Delve into the riches of India, Sri Lanka and Thailand on this wondrous adventure cruise on board Virgin Voyages’ Resilient Lady, paired with a hotel stay in glamorous Dubai.

Begin your cruise holiday with a two-night hotel stay in glamorous Dubai. Discover the Gold Souk, a traditional market where bangles gleam in shop windows, or visit the Spice Souk for fragrant incense. If you want to see more of its natural sights, head out on a desert safari where your four-by-four will bump and race over the sand of the surrounding desert. There’s also the towering Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building and the dancing fountains beneath it.

From here, you’ll embark Resilient Lady, the latest addition to Virgin Voyages’ fleet. This brand-new ship is packed with things to do and places to eat, with a carefully selected entertainment line-up that is both innovate and immersive. With bottomless cocktail brunches, over 20 dining options (with no supplementary fares), thermal spas, and luxurious suites, Virgin Voyages promises to bring a brand new and exciting style of cruising.

Highlights of your cruise include the majestic wonders of Mumbai – where you’ll spend an overnight in port, the gorgeous beaches of Goa, historical Colombo, and the tropical paradise of Phuket. Your cruise ends in Singapore where you’ll disembark for your flight home.

 

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The Resilient Lady Experience

Due to launch in 2022, Resilient Lady will join Scarlet Lady and Valiant Lady as part of the Virgin Voyages fleet. Carrying up to 2700 passengers it features a host of superb amenities and things to do. Opting for an exhilarating alternative to the standard entertainment found on cruise ships, Virgin Voyages offers immersive, first-at-sea shows with a festival-like feel and electrifying choreography. The restaurant menus meanwhile have been conceived by Michelin-starred chefs and smaller unique venues are preferred over buffets.

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Dining

You’ll find tasty treats and fine-dining galore on this ship, with an impressive line-up of cafes and restaurants. 

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Drinks

Try a cool beer at the Draught Haus or relax with a Martini or classic cocktail in On The Rocks.

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Spa & Wellness

From seaweed wraps to massages, there are plenty of ways to reveal a new version of you.

Your 17 Night Holiday Includes

Days 1 - 2

3 - 4 Nov 2023

Discover Dubai, a sun-soaked metropolis unlike any other, during a hotel stay

Your holiday begins in dazzling Dubai where you’ll enjoy a two-night hotel stay. Here you’ll meet sparkling skyscrapers, glitzy shops and sun-soaked beaches, making it the ideal destination to enjoy a well-rounded break. Alongside the glamour you’ll find a rich tradition and fascinating history; wander the narrow streets of the Bastakia Quarter or visit the Burj Khalifa – at 828m it’s the world’s tallest building. The city is also home to the world’s largest mall where you can shop ‘til you drop. Or why not escape the bustle and embark on a desert safari, rolling over dunes in a four-by-four, looking out for graceful antelopes and waiting for the sky to flood with stars as you dine at a traditional Bedouin camp.

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Day 3

5 Nov 2023

From Dubai, embark Virgin Voyages’ stunning Resilient Lady for your Indian and Sri Lankan discovery cruise

Today you’ll embark the latest edition to the Virgin Voyages’ fleet, Resilient Lady. Matching the high standards set by the rest of the fleet, this third Virgin ship is home to a wealth of superb amenities and things to do. The entertainment serves up an exhilarating range of alternatives to classic cruise shows, instead offering immersive shows with a festival-like feel. Michelin-starred chefs are behind the menus, and smaller unique venues are preferred over buffets and large dining halls.

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Day 4

6 Nov 2023

With an overnight in port in Dubai, discover more of the city’s unique treasures

This incredible city continues to grow in popularity and expand its staggering list of attractions. Take to the ski slopes inside a giant shopping mall, visit the Bastikiya heritage area with its old fort and bustling streets, or take an Abra ride around the calm waterways of Souk Madinat in Jumeirah. For contemporary Arabian art, head to the warehouses district of Al Serkal Avenue, a great place to spot local talent.

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Days 5 - 6

7 - 8 Nov 2023

Enjoy a couple of days at sea to indulge in some of this ship’s eclectic highlights

With two whole days at sea, you’ll get to delve into some of heart of Resilient Lady’s wide-ranging food venues. There’s upscale Mexican at Pink Agave, juicy steaks and seafood at The Wake, and much more, including a diner that’s open 24 hours a day, seven days week, so your food craving can always be satisfied. At night, head to The Sip Lounge or On The Rocks for champagne, and cocktails prepared by experienced mixologists.

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Days 7 - 8

9 - 10 Nov 2023

Relish an overnight in port in majestic Mumbai

Mumbai, sometimes called the ‘Maximum City’, after Suketa Mehta’s 2004 nonfiction book of the same name, encapsulates the dynamism and chaos of modern India better than any other city. In this sprawling, muscular place by the sea, you'll find everything from succulent street food to haute cuisine, bargain-basement bazaars to haute couture, humbling poverty to staggering wealth, sacred temples to hedonistic nightclubs. It's a beautiful city of silver towers when viewed by twilight from the Bandra-Worli Sea Link bridge over the Arabian Sea, but that sight quickly turns into a maze of winding, dirty streets and alleys when viewed up close.

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Day 9

11 Nov 2023

Admire the pristine golden beaches of Goa, a kaleidoscopic blend of Indian and Portuguese cultures

Laidback, sunny and spicy; Goa is an enchanting region which is just as well suited to those who want to relax on the beach or practice yoga. A dizzying and intoxicating blend of Indian and Portuguese cultures, undeniably prominent in its spicy and fragrant cuisine; Goa’s biggest lure is its wonderful golden beaches. 

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Day 10

12 Nov 2023

Spend a day at sea doing as much or as little as you like as you make your way to your next destination, Colombo

A day at sea presents the perfect opportunity to enjoy everything Resilient Lady has to offer. Relax around the pool deck, reminiscent of an ultra-modern yacht or take a less in self-care at the Redemption Spa, home to mud and salt rooms and tailor-made treatments. As night falls grill your own meats at the Gunbae Korean BBQ.

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Day 11

13 Nov 2023

Immerse yourself in Colombo’s captivating countryside

Today you’ll enjoy your beautiful surroundings as your step into Sri Lanka’s capital of Colombo. Enveloped in the electricity of the city and the beauty of the countryside, you’ll be spoilt for choice on where to start your adventure. Browse Colombo’s old quarter for a keepsake trinket, stopping for a relaxing cup of world-famous tea. After a leisurely day exploring the wonders of the capital, make today a day to remember with an excursion to the jungle to meet some fantastic characters at the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Established in 1975, it offers a sanctuary to around 96 elephants. You’ll be able to view the care and daily routine of these magnificent creatures, a remarkable experience that will stay with you.

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Days 12 - 13

14 - 15 Nov 2023

Savour two days at sea to immerse yourself in the ship’s exhilarating entertainment

With a dedicated entertainment programme inspired by fringe festivals across the globe, Resilient Lady boasts an array of on-board talent that will leave you feeling exhilarated. Breaking the boundaries between audience and performer, the bespoke shows on board allow you to feel inspired, and truly part of the action. Entertainment takes on a different meaning on board Resilient Lady, where you can even put on your own performance in the exclusive Japanese-style Karaoke rooms.

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Day 14

16 Nov 2023

Seek serenity in the glorious surroundings of Phuket

Covered with rainforest and dotted with temples, Phuket is Thailand’s largest island, an idyllic province of soft sandy beaches and swaying palm trees. During your time on the island, you could take an excursion to picturesque Phang Nga Bay, or make the most of the glorious coastline brimming with beautiful beaches. The island also offers a multitude of restaurants, bars and watersports, as well as tours into the less-visited parts of the island. Phuket also offers a huge range of tours to help you discover the region. Go trekking in Khao Sok National Park, explore Phang Nga Bay’s dazzling limestone scenery by canoe, try snorkelling, or visit Phuket’s rubber and coconut plantations.

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Days 15 - 16

17 - 18 Nov 2023

Relish an overnight in port in Port Klang, gateway to captivating Kuala Lumpur

Port Klang is a town, rich in Bronze Age history and the main gateway by the sea into the country’s capital, Kuala Lumpur, dominated by the glittering Petronas Towers. This stainless steel and glass structure holds beautiful Islamic patterns and geometric structures, with carefully crafted shapes creating eight-pointed stars. In the city you’ll find hawker stalls, traditional neighbourhoods and the KL Bird Park, a landscaped aviary brimming with tropical birds. A must-see attraction are the Batu Caves, a limestone hill with three caverns, said to be around 400 million years old. In the Cathedral Cave you’ll see several Hindu shrines beneath an arched ceiling, holding colourful idols and statues.

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Day 17

19 Nov 2023

Relish a final day at sea to indulge in the opulent spa

Finish your holiday in ultimate relaxation with a day in the spectacular Redemption Spa. From speciality hi-tech facials, romantic couples’ treatments and deep tissue massages, Resilient Lady’s state of the art spa is the perfect relaxing oasis. Simply luxuriate in the mudroom, enjoy the marble surroundings of the hammam with a spectacular view out to sea or absorb the natural minerals in the Himalayan Salt room.

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Day 18

20 Nov 2023

Your dazzling adventure complete, it’s time to disembark in Singapore for your flight home

It’s time to return home with wonderful memories to treasure for a lifetime.

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Your Holiday Summary

 

FREE Hotel Stay

  • 2 night four-star hotel stay in Dubai with breakfast

Cruise

  • 15 night full-board cruise on board the brand new Virgin Voyages Resilient Lady

FREE flights (London departure - regional flights available)

Prices From

Departing

3 November 2023

Sea Terrace (Balcony)

£2,599pp

Duration: 17 Nights
Itinerary Includes: Dubai, Mumbai, Goa, Colombo, Phuket, Port Klang, Singapore

To Book, Call our Holiday Specialists on

0800 840 5800