One of the world’s most legendary destinations, the Maldives is an island paradise where luxury accommodation and natural surrounds blend seamlessly read more...

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Lagoon or Reef?

In the middle of the Indian Ocean, the world’s most luxurious hotels lie on a scattering of tropical islands. With travel as its main industry, a holiday in the Maldives is the ultimate in romance and relaxation. A true island paradise where over-water bungalows are the way to stay and luxury is all encompassing.

There are over 100 hotels to choose from in the Maldives. Most of these hotels are found on the islands that boast the best palm-tree lined beaches and tropical reef surrounds. Some islands will offer reefs ideal for snorkelling from your overwater bungalow, while others will have reefs just a short boat ride away. Generally speaking, islands in the north of the atoll are known for their snorkelling while islands in the south are more suited to diving. Wherever you stay though, seeing the island’s marine life will be an activity you won’t want to miss.

A Private Paradise

Despite the expansive number of hotels in the Maldives, many boast private island locations surrounded by sandy beaches. With a private island, you are free to truly relax and enjoy spacious surrounds and privacy.

With a focus on quality over quantity, many of the resorts in the Maldives offer a range of villa style accommodation. Opt for an over-water bungalow with steps right into the ocean or a luxury beachside villa with lagoon views. With a focus on quality over quantity, many of the resorts in the Maldives offer a range of villa style accommodation. Opt for an over-water bungalow with steps right into the ocean or a luxury beachside villa with lagoon views.

Surf, Sail and Swim

As private islands, resorts in the Maldives are fully equipped so you never need to leave (and you probably won’t want to). Each night you can dine at the range of onsite restaurants or enjoy your meal within your villa. Bars are also common, allowing you to enjoy a cocktail whenever the mood strikes.

During the day you can take your pick from being pampered at the onsite spa or a range of activities including surfing, diving, parasailing, sea plane rides, yoga or deep-sea fishing.