Maldives holidays are an unforgettable experience. The setting that this archipelago offers is in all sincerity and without magical circumlocution. It is truly a paradise personified with landscapes of exceptional beauty, surrounded by an ocean of shimmering blue like a sapphire, a fine pearl-colored sand that seems to caress your feet. And you will certainly understand why this region has always seduced and bewitched all those who go there.
The Maldives, a stay like no other at Robinson Crusoe really makes you dream. But despite your adventurous inclination, you have hesitations, you are still undecided to go for fear of getting bored! And yet if there is a place in the world where you never get bored, it is in the Maldives.
With more than 1,200 islands, the Maldives is unquestionably one of the El Dorados dreamed of by all those looking for a sun and beach destination. Located in the middle of the Indian Ocean, the Maldives are the ideal destination where you can enjoy the exoticism of its islands and its sublime beaches, explore its seabed, practice surfing and other nautical activities, learn its history or savor its delicious cuisine. And completely disconnect from the world, if you are traveling as a couple and even alone or with your family.
The must of the Maldives: it is also its sublime house reefs, unparalleled perfect for diving holidays, where novices and more experienced divers will discover magical underwater landscapes. Many resorts have a house reef, ideal for snorkeling and diving. All resorts offer a wide range of water sports, mostly non-motorized, which often include sailing, windsurfing, kayaking and even surfing. Fishing trips and excursions to other islands allow visitors to explore a bit of the surrounding area.
The Maldives Islands offer a heavenly setting. It is a tropical country, officially called the Republic of Maldives, made up of more than 1,000 coral islands, most of them wild and uninhabited. Reefs protect most of the islands, creating the famous turquoise lagoons seen in photos and postcards. White sand beaches, incredible waters, shallow, without waves and with a myriad of colorful fish that you can observe from afar while flying. But, during your snorkeling, with mask and snorkel, you may also encounter sharks, eels and moray eels. And for the pure delight of the eyes, the Manta ray will spring from the shadows to perform a graceful choreography before your eyes.
Where are the Maldives Islands?
The Maldives are located in Asia, in the Indian Ocean. More exactly in the south of India and in the south-west of Sri Lanka. We have here a small map to locate the Maldives. As you can see, there are hundreds of islands divided into atolls. The capital of the Maldives is Malé which hosts the main international airport.
What could the Maldives offer you?
Several options are available to you if you choose to visit the Maldives. You can opt for a full-board or all-inclusive stay in a beach villa or an overwater villa on the private islands. If you are on a budget, you can choose to stay on a local island. And you can also opt for a combined stay where you will spend a few nights on the local island and then a few nights on the private island.
The local islands of the Maldives
The local inhabited islands of the Maldives have also opened up to tourism. You will find accommodation ranging from guesthouses to hotels at a lower cost. Admittedly, these islands do not offer a lot of privacy, but some have beautiful beaches and allow some exciting activities such as excursions, diving, snorkeling… And the costs are much lower than those of hotels on private islands.
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