Picture-perfect, romantic and secluded, the Maldives are a favoured tropical luxury getaway for celebrities and the ultra-rich. Like a pearl necklace, the Maldives archipelago of nearly 1200 coral islands stretches above the equator in the Indian Ocean, southwest off India and Sri Lanka. Blessed with pristine white-sand beaches and crystal turquoise lagoons, over 150 private-island resorts of the Maldives offer idyllic natural beauty, blissful relaxation in ultimate luxury and total privacy. This palm-studded paradise, acclaimed as the world’s top beach destination, is becoming increasingly popular with honeymooners, sunbathers, spa enthusiasts, surfers and scuba divers.
Exclusive hotel brands and ultra-luxurious resorts in the Maldives compete to amaze their guests with unprecedented levels of deluxe accommodation and service, exotic entertainments and fine dining in palm-fringed or underwater Michelin-starred restaurants. Served by personal butlers, their overwater villas and designer bungalows offer infinite ocean vistas. The Maldives are a dreamlike place for a laid-back retreat with sunbathing and swimming. Here you will be spoiled with a diversity of exclusive experiences: underwater spas and nightclubs, Anti-Gravity Yoga, scenic seaplane trips, a cruise on a dhoni yacht, windsurfing, scuba diving safari, Robinson Crusoe experience on a deserted island, island hopping, sandbank BBQs, deep-sea fishing.