Magnificent coral islands stretch across azure Indian Ocean providing a magical setting for a memorable holiday – back to nature and barefoot living. Ultimate get away from it all, for the privileged few, in this serene island paradise
Maldives is a magical garland of 1,190 islands encircled by soft white beaches and an ocean of myriad shades of blue. Islands are grouped in natural atolls protected by surrounding coral reefs. You will be treated to spectacular views as you transfer from the airport by private speedboat or seaplane. Arrive at the perfect hideaway just for you where barefoot luxury combines with friendliness and true traditional Maldivian hospitality
Coconut palms and an abundance of tropical plants make these islands an idyllic holiday destination. With only one hotel on each island you are cocooned in your own private resort. Magnificent beaches surrounding your island paradise lead gently into the ever warm waters of the lagoon and house reef – ideal for safe swimming and snorkelling
Stunning accommodation is provided by water villas suspended over sheltered lagoons or in beachfront villas. There is a wonderful selection of room types to choose from and many feature luxurious private outdoor bathrooms, some with Jacuzzi and private pools. Hotel styles include island tropical, contemporary and traditional – something for everyone
Cuisine and service are of the highest standard while the ambience is always relaxed and informal. Restaurants and bars are often open air and toe-in-sand set in tropical gardens; for a romantic evening, dine on a deserted beach under the stars
No doubt you will succumb to the Maldivian art of doing nothing! However there is much more to Maldives. Apart from plentiful water sports there are wonderful spas for massage, body treatments and aromatherapy. There is also the opportunity to experience native culture and visit islands where local people live
The islands of Maldives are truly beautiful and yet some of the most wonderful sights are in the ocean. A haven for scuba diving and snorkelling; you will be amazed at the variety and abundance of multi-coloured fish along the coral reefs that surround the islands. It is a delight to spot turtles, rays and baby sharks as they come close to shore on their inquisitive visit!