Known for it’s natural beauty you’ll find over 100 palm tree-studded white sand beaches on the crystal clear Indian Ocean in the Maldives. The Maldives is fast becoming the premiere destination for luxury travel.
The Maldives is an Islamic nation of more than 1100 Islands that has been populated for more than 2 millennia. The inhabitants of this double chain of Islands located in the Indian Ocean just off the coast of India and Sri Lanka converted from Buddhism to Islam in the 12th Century AD. The Maldivian language Dhivehi is rooted in ancient Sanskrit. African, Arabian, Japanese and Indian influences can be found throughout various aspects of the culture literature, music, dance, cuisine etc.
A Maldives vacation is the ultimate in luxury travel. Whether you’re interested in a beachfront villa with private pool and golf nearby or a romantic over the water bungalow, there is something under the stunning blue sky in the Maldives to suit every luxury traveler’s desires. The Maldives is also paradise for divers and snorkelers. Sitting so close to sea level that parts of the country are being submerged in the clear blue sea, getting up close and personal with reef sharks, manta rays, and whale sharks is a cinch. Even more impressive is that the Maldives is one of the few rare places in the world where bioluminescent phytoplankton can illuminate stretches of the sea year-round.
Things to do
- Watersports (Kayak, Snorkel, Scuba, windsurf, kitesurf, paddleboarding)
- Paint with a local Artist
- Male city tour
- Atoll hopping from Male
- Adaaran Vadoo Maldives
- Amilla Fushi
- Anantara Kihava
- Coco Bodu Hithi
With a population of around 200,000, Male is the capital and most populous city in the Maldives. Located across 2.7 square miles, this is one of the most densely populated cities in the world. This is spot for travelers looking to sightsee and experience the culture of the Maldives. Male is the bureaucratic center of the country and a cultural hub for the region.
Notable sights on the island include Grand Friday Mosque, Victory Monument, Tsunami Monument, and Sultan Park and National Monument. Other can’t miss experiences include visiting local markets and sampling delicious seafood dishes.
This small island is home to one of the top luxury resorts in the Maldives. Tucked away on the edge of a lush island jungle, visitors to Baros can experience a blend of jungle, pristine beach, and crystal waters that can’t be found anywhere else on the world. The resort is known best for its picturesque over the water villas, vibrant reef, diving, and exotic jungle. This is the perfect destination for a romantic couple’s trip or honeymoon.
A UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, Baa Atoll is the perfect place to experience the amazing biodiversity of the Maldives. It is a popular destination among experienced scuba divers and novices alike. At Hanifaru Bay, snorkel above manta rays, white sharks, and colorful fish.
In addition to unique marine life, Baa Atoll is home to world-renowned resorts, crystal clear waters, and pristine white sand beaches.