Visit the Maldives. Resort accommodation comes in the form of private over water pavilions, taxi rides are aboard planes or boats and entertainment is provided by the vast Indian Ocean. The Maldives is made up of one thousand one hundred and ninety islands of which a majority are uninhabited. Unspoiled beaches, coral reefs abuzz with colourful marine creatures, warm sea breezes and breathtaking sunsets are a few of things you can expect to enjoy. PER AQUUM Niyama Maldives, boasting an in-house spa plus over-water bar and lounge, is an ideal way to kick off your luxury vacation.
There are many different ways to explore the islands of the Maldives. If it is relaxation and rejuvenation you seek, tour the islands’ spas and wellness options. Ayurvedic treatments, specialised yoga and tai chi are a few options that are available, along with medical spas and facilities that offer traditional healing techniques and products. If you want to see the sights and meet the locals check with your concierge about organizing a boat. Each island will offer a different experience: some islands are known for handicrafts and you can watch as craftsmen skilfully create beautiful ornaments and trinkets, other islands will welcome and delight you with traditional music and dance. You can also explore the industrial side of the country and visit fishing villages. Around thirty per cent of the local population works in the fishing industry. Water sports including snorkelling and diving are also popular activities and you will be able to discover the secrets that lie hidden below the surface. A visit to Manta Point promises a unique encounter with manta rays, Ari Atoll will bring you up close to sharks while one of the world’s best surf spots can be found on the North Male Atoll.
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