Follow in the footsteps of Stormtroopers with a trip to the Maldives

Tim Firmager
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – see our review here – was released in cinemas across the UK on 15th December 2016. One of the set locations for which was the Maldives, which played the backdrop for Scarif.

Without giving any spoilers away, during the film stormtroopers are seen wading through the (Indian) ocean, filmed in the Maldives. To celebrate the film’s release, holidaymakers can experience the same secluded, tropical paradise of Scarif, a true hideaway. With a stay at Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa visitors can follow in the footsteps of the Stormtroppers, and enjoy their own paradise world, idyllic setting and breathtaking surroundings.


Red Savannah is offering a seven night stay at Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa in a Sunset Beach Villa on a bed and breakfast basis from £3,379 per person, representing a saving of £1,428 per person. Price includes return economy flights from London Heathrow to Malé via Dubai with Emirates, return domestic flights and speedboat transfers. For Edinburgh departures, prices start from £3,619 per person, flying with Qatar Airways. The package must be booked before 31st December 2016 and is valid for travel in May 2017.

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To book, call 01242 787800 or visit For further information on the Maldives, visit

About Tim Firmager

Tim divides his time being a Digital Consultant in The City and as a food and travel writer across the globe. When he's not working as one of the Lifestyle Editors here at Vada, he's planning his next trip, or on the lookout for the latest food crazes or unusual foods in London's markets.