With many sought-after tropical destinations around the world, the Maldives can be overlooked by unconscious travellers. In addition to its breathtaking beauty and unrivalled tranquility, this archipelago offers some of the best hotels and spas in the world.
A chain of 26 atolls and more than 1,000 islands in the Indian Ocean, the Republic of Maldives is one of the most sought-after tropical destinations in the world. With world-class diving sites and resorts that are the definition of luxury, the country offers the perfect combination of relaxation and adventure. Add to that a real sense of being away from the real world, and you get the holiday dreams you dream of.
The Maldives is famous for its beaches and seabed, it is considered a destination not to be missed. The setting perfectly matches the tropical paradise with the turquoise lagoon, crystal clear waters perfect for diving and endless fine sandy beaches. Many spend their winter holidays in the middle of snowy landscapes, ski slopes and Christmas markets. When leaving for the Maldives, travellers expect a unique holiday experience under the sun!
Malé, the compact island capital of the Maldives, gives you the opportunity to meet Maldivians on their own territory, instead of meeting non-Maldivian staff on the resort islands. With an area of less than six square kilometres and a population of about 150,000, Male is one of the smallest national capitals in the world. You can walk there in a few relaxed hours, see the sights, then have a cold drink followed by a lunch with a view of the sea.
Surrounded by the wonders of the Indian Ocean, One&Only Reethi Rah settles on one of the largest islands in North Male Atoll. A jewel among a chain of coral atolls, lagoons and white sands, it is located about 700 km southwest of Sri Lanka. Smooth and spectacular, with extraordinary privacy and exceptional views. An invitation to relax and recharge. A wide range of activities for all ages, from exploring the wonders of the Indian Ocean to learning the art and practicing sport.
You will be charmed by this Japanese restaurant which offers a breathtaking view of the Indian Ocean at sunset. The cuisine is refined and full of flavours. Teppanyaki services are also available in the open air: a real delight!
Doesn’t swimming with sharks scare you? This is a unique opportunity to enjoy an exciting experience, ideal for an adrenaline rush! Before taking to the water, a few theoretical foundations are needed to better understand the shark’s way of life. Then direction Shark Reef to swim alongside these incredible fish….
In total privacy, take the sails and head towards a sandbank in the middle of the Indian Ocean. Aboard a private boat, you can freely swim in the lagoon and discover the splendours of the underwater world: multicoloured fish, manta rays, dolphins and turtles will probably be part of it!