Surrounded by the sparkling Indian Ocean, this idyllic archipelago has become renowned for tropical paradise. Housing a host of adventures for all ages whilst also promising array of serene escapes, luxury means so much more in the Maldives.
Providing a playground of activities for children, teens and adults alike and larger rooms designed for families, OZEN LIFE MAADHOO is filled with unique experiences. With nature walks to meet hermit crabs and a shallow natural salt pool at the OZEN Kids' Club for the younger kids, and a new tennis court and an abundance of watersports to occupy adventurous teens, parents can take to the spa or simply relax on the beach for some time alone together.
...For Underwater Adventures
The Maldives has become iconic for its crystal-clear waters that are teeming with marine life. Head underneath the surface with a range of unforgettable underwater explorations at OZEN RESERVE BOLIFUSHI, from snorkelling tours to assisting the marine conservationists with planting coral, and even discovering the depths of the Indian Ocean on a remarkable semi-submarine adventure. More advanced divers will also have the opportunity to explore famous wrecks including the Bolifushi Wreck site and enchanting ocean caves.
...For Sailing the Waters
From kayaks to catamarans and everything in between, Niyama Private Islands Maldives has a whole host of ways that you can take to the seas! The adventurous souls can try their hand at big game fishing and windsurfing, whilst those on a romantic getaway can enjoy a private sunset cruise, or even sip champagne aboard a traditional Dream Dhoni sailboat.
...For True Barefoot Luxury
When paradise looks this good, it's hard not to just relax and embrace it. With a 'no shoes no news' lifestyle and an ethos centred around laid-back living away from the overwhelming bustle of life, every element of Gili Lankanfushi exudes barefoot luxury. Watch the wildlife through the glass floor of your villa, get a taste for the island life at the Organic Garden or simply relax, with private guest experience hosts, Mr. Fridays, available to take care of anything you may need.
Nestled within the flora of a secluded island Soneva Fushi promises peaceful luxury and alluring experiences. Disconnect from the everyday in a thatched hideaway that had been designed for flawless privacy or enjoy the resorts array of unique dining experiences where you are treated to crafted cuisines and a staggering wine list. And with the clear skies showcasing a gallery of celestial bodies, you can visit the state-of-the-art Observatory for a glimpse into the stars where you may catch the Plough of Saturn or the moons of Jupiter.
...For Wildlife Encounters
There is no better way to embrace the endless blue of the Maldives than by meeting some of the captivating creatures that make their home here. LUX South Ari Atoll benefits from four kilometres of some of the best beaches in the Maldives, overlooking the clear, fish-filled lagoon. Head on one of the resort's diving experiences to come up close to a wealth of wondrous marine wildlife - including tropical fish, turtles, dolphins, manta rays and much more! You can also board a traditional dhoni boat alongside the resident marine biologist in search of the largest fish on earth, the whale shark.
As an island full of experiences, history and culture, an escape to the Maldives should be an authentic one. And this is the focus at Milaidhoo Maldives where guests are guaranteed an undisputedly Maldivian perspective. Learn from the locals and embrace the culture on crafted excursions, as whilst you may be able to go fishing or take a cookery class at many luxury resorts, Milaidhoo Maldives goes further. Here, you are given the opportunity to join a local fisher on his morning catch, aid Chef in picking the local herbs to use in today's dishes and many more adventures that will leave you with a true experience of the Maldives.
...For Making an Impact
Nowhere does tropical paradise like the Maldives. But to ensure that the seascapes stay dazzling and the marine life continues to thrive, Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru welcome guests to join its four interactive ocean conservation initiatives. From planting corals to help restore the reef (you will also be sent updates on the growth of your coral after you leave!) to offering a helping hand at the Turtle Rehabilitation Centre, there are plenty of conservation activities across the Coral Reefscaping, Turtle Rehabilitation, Manta Ray Research and Fish Breeding initiatives that allow guests to leave a positive impact on the island.
Let the incredible sights of tropical paradise awaken your inner artist at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands. Learn about how to capture the vistas from experts in natural light, digital and drone photography at the resort's Photography Studio, Shutterfish. You can rent everything you need, from cameras, lenses and tripods and benefit from a range of classes on photography and digital photo editing. Guests are also invited to at least 5 of the most beautiful locations around The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands for a complimentary Portrait Session! Younger guests can also express their artistic side in arts and crafts activities such as pottery making at the Ritz Kids club.
...For Spa & Wellness
Just a short sail across Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa 's lagoon is an island of sumptuous treatments and soothing rituals. The Island Spa is located on its own private isle, where over-water treatment pavilions are surrounded by the instilled tranquillity of the Indian Ocean. Experiences include The Night Spa's Secrets of the Sea Ritual which uses the starlit sky, double massage tables, a crystal-singing bowl and circular bath to create an inner calm, and Drawing from the Powers of the Ocean which restores your connection with the water with natural elements such as seaweed and sea salt.