Drawing competition

Terms & conditions

The promoter is: Villa Hotels & Resorts

The contest is not limited by location. Entrants must be aged 18 years or over. Employees of Villa Hotels & Resorts and their close relatives and anyone otherwise connected with the organisation or judging of the competition can not enter. 

There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this competition. 

By entering this contest, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.

Multiple entries per person will be accepted but only of separate and significantly different drawings.

To enter this competition you must submit a drawing of 'your favourite feature' of one of Villa Hotels islands in the Maldives (Fun Island, Sun Island, Paradise Island, Holiday Island or Royal Island).

Closing date for entry will be midnight BST on Saturday 9th of May.  After this date no further entries to the competition will be permitted.

No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.

The promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the contest and these terms and conditions without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside of the promoter’s control. 

No cash alternative to the prizes will be offered. 

Any changes to the contest will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by the promoter.

The promoter is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any entrant by any third party connected with this competition.

All drawings entered will be shown to a select panel of judges to choose their top 10 drawings. These top then will then be posted to the Villa Hotels social media channels for a final vote, consisting of one 'like' equals one 'vote'. Finalists will be encouraged to share these posts to promote their drawing and gain more 'likes'/votes. The finalists will be contacted via private message to advise them that their drawing has been chosen as one of the top ten in the competition. 5 days after the closing date specified for drawing entries, at 12pm BST on the 15th of May all votes ('likes) will be counted and the drawing with the most likes will be the confirmed winner. In all matters, the decision of the judge(s) shall be final, as will the amount of likes on the winning drawing posts at  12pm BST on the 15th of May, and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.

The first prize: Luxury holiday at our Beach Villa at Paradise island. This will include our Bed & Breakfast rate with speed boat transfer inclusive for a stay based on two sharing for up to four nights. The prize must be taken between 1st July  to 20th December 2020. International flights not included.

The second and third prizes: Two free nights stay at a Villa resort of your choice. This will include a two-nights voucher for one couple. Staying in a beach villa on half board basis at the Villa resort of the winners choice for any stay period till 27th December  2021. Voucher valid until 20th December 2020. (Booking must be made before the validity date. The green tax of USD 6 per person per night will be chargeable for the free nights. Extras, incidental charges and flight costs are to be bought by guests. Free nights can be redeemed through direct booking only via email to hello@villahotels.com.mv.

To be in with a chance of winning either the second or third prizes, you must 'like' one of the Final Drawing entrants pictures on the Villa Hotels Instagram account and comment with a heart emoji. Each like will count as one vote. The image with the most 'likes' (votes) at and will determine the winner of the first prize available.

The prizes are not transferable and are subject to availability. We reserve the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice.

The prize winners will be notified by: Monday 18th of May. If a winner cannot be contacted or they do not claim their given prize within 14 days of notification, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize and pick a replacement winner.

The prize winners may be contacted during their stay to post on their social media channels about their experience.

By entering this contest, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.

The contest and these terms and conditions will be governed by [English] law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of [England].

The winner agrees to the use of his/her name and image in any publicity material, as well as their entry. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current [UK] data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrant’s prior consent.

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter or any other Social Network. You are providing your information to Villa Hotels & Resorts and not to any other party. The information provided will be used in conjunction with the following Privacy Policy found at: https://www.villahotels.com/privacy-policy/