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This is the most idealick, natural getaway I have ever found. I am a diver which increases the feeling of paradise for me but, just laying on top of the with my snorkel I could see a marine fish tank with rays, and turtles included. The water is warm and blue, lined with white sand and palm trees. ...
It was a great holiday. I was amazed by the kindness and efficiency of the staff. The rooms and hotel premises were clean and tidy. The spa area also great!
Amazing experience. Perfect for snorkeling and scuba diving. House reef is full of beautiful corals and sea life. Turtles, reef sharks, moray eels and much more. Great food, friendly staff...highly recommended.
Over water bunglow was epic. Could see fish right outside our bunglow. Staff were amazing and very friendly. Staff went out of their way to make our experience memorable. Food at the hotel was awesome and well worth it to pay full board as everything is expensive in maldives.
Amazing hotel with great facilities. The Deep end Restaurant is exceptional. We had dinner there several times (order their king lobster - it's to die for). Only issue we faced was with the dining. The chefs are not native to the Maldives and seemed to mess up every order we placed (pizza, burgers, ...
Pretty small hotel. Pros: Pretty good service, friendly staff. Right on the beachfront, so nice views from room balcony. Good for overnight stay for late flight arrivals - they helped to coordinate our transfer to the resort the next day. Cons: Not many facilities. Surrounding area still under development. ...
Pack your bags and leave behind stress to begin your stress-free vacation. If you are searching for high-end hotel or budget-friendly alternatives, we can help you find the perfect spot to stay. In fact, this area is so popular that it saw a huge increase of travelers that are making it their ultimate spot to unwind. There is no treatment like spa treatment. Take this opportunity for a weekend where you can have all your worries melt away in Maldives.
Make sure to take your time once you've checked-in. You've just started your vacation, so spend a little time relaxing in your accommodations. You can rest easy knowing that many of these hotels provide most of what you need for a great vacation. When you return from your day out, you'll be greeted with a tidy room that is sure to be comfy too. After you've indulged yourself by enjoying a therapeutic massage, rejuvenating in the sauna, or sitting in the whirlpool, you can put on your explorer's cap and begin to uncover the hidden gems of Maldives. Discovering new restauraunts, eclectic boutiques, or an intriguing museum can be one of the many highlights of your trip. If you're not sure where to begin, speak with your hotel's concierge attendant to get a feel for what Maldives has to offer. There is no better source than a local to point you to an exciting evening out or to a cafe to sip a few cocktails at and mingle. Regardless of where you end up, just be sure to hang loose. Your spa holiday should be nothing but especially relaxing.
Providing plenty of relaxing retreats and and peaceful surroundings, it's clear why more and more people are choosing Maldives as their stress-free spa holiday sanctuary.The Best Time to Visit
Whether you're trying to book the best resorts in the Maldives on a budget or you're searching for the most ideal weather, travel guides agree that May to November is the best time to travel. The best Maldives resorts lower their prices for this slower season to entice more tourists. There are more frequent rain showers, so if you love to listen to the sound of the waves mixing with the falling rain, bring a good book. Surfers find they have the best waves, and the coral reefs are teeming with colorful ocean life. December through April marks the peak tourist season with drier, hotter weather.Things to Do
On the off chance you need a break from all the sand and saltwater, there's still plenty left to explore in the region. Male' Fish Market is a great way to immerse yourself in the local culture. It's considered the heart of the region's important fish marketplace, and you're guaranteed to meet plenty of locals. Be sure to head there in the afternoon when all of the fishermen dock their boats and unload their wares. There is plenty of produce to take home as snacks, or pick up some fish for a barbecue on the beach.
If you're a scuba fanatic, then you'll need to dive down into the Maldives Victory sinking site. The ship sunk in 1981 after hitting a coral reef and is now a hit with experienced scuba divers. It has a strong current that allows colorful fish to thrive in the equally picturesque coral reef. If you don't have a ton of diving experience, make sure you take an experienced diver to keep you safe. For some history education, the National Museum is housed in a building gifted to the Maldives from China. The museum's collection traces the storied history of the region with unique artifacts not found anywhere else.Unforgettable Maldives Resort Amenities
Not only are the area's resorts situated along the water, but the Maldives all-inclusive resorts have so many amenities that you don't even have to leave the grounds for a complete vacation. Many Maldives resorts booked through Expedia.com offer an extensive list of complimentary activities like diving, windsurfing, and snorkeling, equipment included. Start your morning with sunrise yoga on the beach and wind down after a long day in the surf with the heated pool and a cocktail under the stars. Depending on where you stay, you may even be able to take part in monitoring the baby sea turtle population and coral reef restoration.
If you're bringing your entire family to the hotels in Maldives, there will be plenty of kid-friendly activities to keep them busy. Give them diving lessons in tranquil lagoons, send the teenagers out on surfing lessons, or drop the tiny tots off at the resort's kids' club for tons of age-appropriate games and excursions.Geographical Underwater Wonders
The Maldives are actually two rows of atolls made up of more than 1,100 coral islands. Each atoll is made of a coral reef surrounding a lagoon, and the reefs serve the purpose of protecting the islands from the rough currents of the ocean. If you have a fascination with the life that resides below the waves, you'll want to dive or snorkel in one of the atolls. The Ari Atoll is your best bet for seeing bigger animals like whale sharks, manta rays, hammerheads, and even white tip sharks. The North Male Atoll is one of the oldest and most popular diving sites with sea caves, overhangs, and sheer rock faces. Bring your camera for pictures of bannerfish, soldierfish, and snappers.
Before you pack your bags, Expedia.com is your top source for cheap flights to the Maldives. Saving that money on cheap travel means you have more money left over for your resort stay and ocean-based activities.