Top Resorts in the Maldives: Paradise-Island Getaway

  Private bungalows on the water. For many, the Maldives are at the top of the bucket list. Visiting these beautiful islands is an experience you’ll never forget, and they’re home to some of the top resorts in the world. We’ve selected our favorite resorts, and have pulled together some helpful information as you plan your trip to the Maldives. And one more tip: you’ll find links to resorts and travel services we recommend. If you make a purchase, we might make a commission. What Your Should Know About the Maldives First up, did you know that the Maldives consists of around 1,200 islands? About 100 of them have been turned into private beach resorts. This beautiful holiday destination is

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Ithaafushi Private Island – New Maldives Getaway For Select Few

The start of 2021 has been positive. January witnessed the official opening of Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi – The Private Island, the largest private island in the Maldives and ultra-high-end luxury accommodation for the select few. The Maldives is home to some of the most exclusive island resorts globally, and South Male Atoll alone has a stable of 20 island resorts dotting the atoll’s edges. Ithaafushi – The Private Island is an easy stand out in a busy luxury destination like the Maldives. Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi demonstrates that creature comforts always trump barefoot luxury. Essentially, the luxury factor eventually boils down to exceptional service levels that keep one loyal to the brand, the secret sauce for success in premium

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Swimming With Whale Sharks At Gaafu Alifu Atoll in Maldives

Maldives’ bright blue paradise islands with dreamy, crystal clear waters and oh so white sandy beaches are the ideal choice for our future holidays. The ‘one island one resort’ policy of the country coupled with intense safety measures will ensure the Maldives as a top destination for 2021-2. Apart from stylishly lounging in your private over-water villa to filling your Instagram feed with casual to sexy photo shoots, do spend the mornings and late evenings (when the Sun has its UV dosage set to low) snorkelling and swimming in the shallow lagoons with colourful fish for company. Beyond the reef, heading away from the drop-off and into the deep, the domain of the ocean’s gentle giants starts. Getting Near Whale

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Hideaway on a Private Island

In these testing times you might want to get away from it all to a private island in the middle of the Indian Ocean. You can even reserve the whole island for yourself! Maldivian Hideaway When you’re staying on a private island resort set in the Lhaviyani Atoll, an especially stunning corner of the Maldivian archipelago, it’s hard to imagine wanting anything more. At Kudadoo Maldives Private Island by Hurawalhi, the sands sparkle like crushed pearls, the waves are a luminous shade of turquoise, and there’s nothing to disturb your days of beachy bliss. Nevertheless, after a few days in paradise, some travelers find themselves craving new diversions. Luckily for guests here, the fabulous Hurawalhi Island Resort & Spa is

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Find Out Which Maldives Luxury Resorts Are Restarting To Welcome Guests

Travel enthusiasts globally share a similar thought while contemplating their travels for 2020 and beyond – ‘will the trip materialise’. This year has been rough, undoubtedly, but as locations around the world are slowly reopening, travellers are getting into cars, planes, trains and yachts albeit the perceived risks — the pandemic is not able to extinguish the desire for travel. Maldives, one of the rare Asian countries that recently reopened its borders for leisure travellers immediately observed jet-setters and enthusiastic honeymooners head to its beautiful atolls. The concept of social distancing is fairly straightforward for tourists to the Maldives simply because of the country’s policy of ‘one resort one island’. Several luxurious resorts welcomed their first guests in awe and

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15 Most Beautiful Islands in the World

  If you’ve ever seen an island on a postcard or a screen saver featuring a perfect patch of sand, rustling palms and a breathtaking view of the serene blue waters, it’s most likely on this list. But not all islands are the same, and each one has its own specialty. What are the most beautiful islands in the world? The Maldives is made up of more than 1,200 small islands.  While some have sublime beaches, others feature untouched pockets of jungles, exotic cultures or magnificent mountain peaks. Some of these islands are in the ocean, some in beautiful lagoons, and some islands are a true natural paradise. Let’s explore the 15 most beautiful islands in the world. Baros Resort

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What’s Hot In The Maldives

Four Seasons Resort Maldives at LandaaGiraavaru Sunrise Water Villa with Pool Welcome to one of the world’s most beautiful islands: a natural UNESCO Biosphere Reserve wilderness where tiffany blues, jungle greens and dazzling whites meet innovation, conservation and wellness with equal, vibrant intensity. Soar through the skies in our Flying Triggerfish seaplane, “fly” over corals in the world-exclusive DeepFlight submarine, rehabilitate sea turtles in our Marine Discovery Centre then connect to the buzz of Blu Beach Club. Discover the life-changing benefits of Ayurveda and Yoga Therapy at The Spa & Ayurvedic Retreat – named “Most Meaningful Experience” in the Condé Nast Traveller Spa Awards 2020 – the largest known population of manta rays, and the country’s widest selection of water

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