Every Maldives Visitor Should Experience These 4 Things | Sponsored Content by Milaidhoo Island, Maldives

Sep 13, 2016  |   Contributor: Milaidhoo Maldives

The Maldives are an archipelago of 1,192 coral islands grouped into 26 coral atolls in the Indian Ocean. Which means, choosing which one to visit can be a pretty tough decision. Blue lagoons, extensive reefs and an amazing underwater world, you really can’t go wrong with any single island. While visiting this earthly paradise, you’ll never be lacking in exciting activities to participate in between all of that much-needed downtime. If relaxing is your main objective though, be sure to at least squeeze in these four must-do experiences in the Maldives:

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The Serene World of Club Med Finolhu in the Maldives

Jun 30, 2016  |   Contributor: Dan Avila

Sometimes, less is more. Fewer people, less noise, no interruptions, no crowds, no rush. This is especially true when looking for somewhere unique to reconnect with your significant other in unrivaled natural beauty and serenity. If this sounds like your kind of scene, Club Med’s newest premium resort Villas de Finolhu in the Maldives might just be the perfect place to experience the less is more vibe.

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Four Seasons' New Private Island Retreat is a UNESCO Hideaway

Jun 16, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

This month, Four Seasons unveiled the newest addition to its collection, a private island retreat located on a UNESCO hideaway located in a World Biosphere Reserve. Four Seasons Private Island Maldives at Voavah, Baa Atoll will open later this year on the five-acre archipelago and will be available to exclusive, whole-island bookings only.

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Four Seasons' Overwater Pavilion Has a Glass-Bottomed Aisle & Our Wedding Dreams Just Came True

Dec 14, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

For many of us women, growing up day dreaming about our wedding day was just another part of our daily lives. Of course, we’re sure plenty of men also secretly fantasized about their nuptials as well (even if they don’t admit it). Now, as adults, those reveries can actually become a reality, and Four Seasons Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru has just the location for the perfect ceremony you’ve always wanted.

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This Maldives Resort Has its Own Underwater Nightclub, After-Dark Spa & Fish Whisperer

Jul 11, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Unless you just really hate the ocean and relaxing in paradise, the Maldives are probably already on your travel bucket list. And for good reason. The 1,200 isles are scattered across 500 miles of Indian Ocean and boast white sand beaches, enchanting underwater worlds and high-end accommodations that are themselves, private island retreats.

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Travel by Month: A Year's Guide to Following the Sunshine Around the World

Jan 29, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

We love the start of a new year; and not just because all the “New Year, New You” hype, but more so because it means 365 days of potential travel ahead. For 2015, to assist you with your own travel plans, we thought we’d put together a list of some of our favorite destinations to visit by month. Keeping in mind that sightseeing is typically an outdoor activity, we chose each destination based on its sunniest and/or its most pleasant weather months. 

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Shangri-La Takes On Today's New Global Traveler With Rebranded Properties

Sep 5, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico  |  1 Comment

Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts is a brand known for its uber-luxurious accommodations, big bold designs and Asian-influenced décor.  If you’ve stayed at one of their over 80 properties around the world, you probably wouldn’t use the word ‘simple’ to describe their hotels.

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Halaveli Heaven: Diving, Snorkeling & Relaxing on a Five-Star Island Resort in the Maldives

Jan 9, 2014  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Jet skiing across the bumpy waves, the spray from the Indian Ocean would’ve obscured my vision if it wasn’t for my sunglasses. Even if I were to fall off, it couldn’t wipe the wide, maniacal grin from my face. My companions and I were heading away from Constance Halaveli—a stunningly luxurious resort in the North Ari Atoll in the Maldives— towards a small deserted sand bank in the middle of the bluest ocean I’d ever laid eyes on.

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Submarine Diving In The Maldives : Get Up Close and Personal With A Rainbow of Fish and Coral

Oct 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Of all the reasons to visit the Maldives, now there’s one more; it’s home to the world’s largest deep-diving tourist submarine. Seating up to 50 people, the Whale Submarine descends to a depth of up to approximately 131 feet, offering a glimpse into underwater life without the need for a diving qualification. Guests can enjoy viewing the treasures of the Indian Ocean like looking at sunken shipwrecks or shark-feeding areas.

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Learn to Surf at Four Seasons Maldives During the Surfing Champions Trophy

Jul 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Beautiful people, beautiful sea and one heck of a beautiful yacht — how could we not sit up and take notice of the Four Seasons Maldives’ annual Surfing Champions Trophy?... Read More

More Family-Friendly Activities Offered at The Four Seasons Maldives

Nov 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Planning a family vacation can be complicated, with the limited time off afforded by busy school and work schedules. To make sure that families get the most out of their limited vacation time, the Four Seasons Maldives offers plenty of activities for kids and teens and the whole family with the Passport to Adventure Program. The new Passport to Adventure program at the resort introduces children aged 4 to 12 to the island’s extraordinary natural wonders through a series of exciting challenges, puzzles and activities.... Read More

Maldives Private All-Villa Resort One&Only Reethi Rah

Oct 1, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  2 Comments

New luxury resorts have been popping up all over Maldives, perhaps due to its exotic ambiance, sought after seclusion, and tropical views that appear to be in shot in technicolor. One&Only’s Reethi Rah is one such resort offering 130 private villas nestled in the lush foliage on the shoreline or practically floating above the turquoise blue water at the end of isolated walkways (children under 12 aren’t allowed to stay in the water villas, but given its extremely romantic setting, they’re probably not invited anyway). Guests are welcome to experience dishes made from the Chef’s Garden of fresh, locally grown ingredients in a magical atmosphere. Lay back on an Arabian carpet, sink your feet into the sand and sip on some chilled bubbly under the stars. Also on property is an ESPA Spa featur... Read More

Maldives' Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru Relaunches as All-Pool Villa Resort

Sep 28, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru has recently reopened after a refurbishment transformed the luxury property into an all-pool villa resort, with pools and jet pools set within each villa’s private garden area. To celebrate the reopening, guests who book a minimum of two nights from now through October 25, 2012 for stays from now through October 31, 2012 will receive complimentary daily breakfast, lunch and dinner for two people, as well as a one-time ‘Intimate Moments’ setup during their stay which features scented oils, candles around the pool and a complimentary bottle of red or sparkling wine. Guests are also entitled to a daily complimentary 60-minute spa massage (with an additional 30-minute refreshments and relaxation... Read More

New LVMH Hotel Heading for Maldives in 2013

Sep 27, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari  |  1 Comment

Ladies, and particularly fashion forward gentlemen, please pack up your Jimmy Choo’s and get the Louis Vuitton travel trunk ready as there is a new luxury resort in town (ok, well in the Maldives but you knew what we meant).... Read More

Maldives Private Island Villas | Where Pillows, Soap and Danger Meet

Sep 24, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris  |  1 Comment

Located Southwest of Sri Lanka, the private island of Dhonakulhi is the site of some majorly luxurious villas. Dhonakulhi boasts the first marina in the chain of islands it is a part of. But of course, whoever is wealthy enough to afford their own island should by all means be able to purchase their own marina. In addition to the marina, the resort treats its guests like royalty, down to the smallest detail.... Read More

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