Officially the lowest country on Earth, at an average of just 1.5 metres above sea level, The Maldives is as unique as it is idyllic and beautiful. Comprising a total of 1,190 islands in 26 ring-shaped atolls, this Indian Ocean paradise has constantly warm weather, unabashed luxury and the ultimate in privacy.
Its abundance of intimate, exclusive islands with their powder-white beaches, has led to The Maldives attracting quality-seeking guests of all types however romantic couples and families seeking water-based sports are particularly enticed.
Shallow, calm lagoons containing healthy coral reef surround the majority of resort islands; they are home to a myriad of exotic marine-life that is easily explored by snorkel. Scuba diving however opens up another dimension and learning or progressing is easily arranged at one of the many PADI centres.
Back on dry land, the opportunities range from land-sports to indulgent spas – bike riding to nature walks - cooking classes to wildlife conservation. These islands may be small but their no-shoes-no-news both energises and relaxes. Discover your Maldives today.
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