Plan Your Trip: Maldives Vacation Packages, Overwater Bungalows, and Travel Information

The Maldives is home to some of the world’s most beautiful beaches, deep blue seas, amazing reefs and palm trees.  Our Maldives vacation packages allow you to soak in the beauty of the islands.  It is also a place full of character, where its people have long spent their days languishing in the very essence of idyll living. While it is the perfect place to sit on a beach and watch a sunset with a cocktail balanced on your hand, it is also a geographical marvel, knowing that there are thousands of fish swimming around the vivid corals just a few feet away from where you sit.

The Maldives in two rows of atolls in the Indian Ocean, just across the equator. The country is made up of 1,190 coral islands formed around 26 natural ring-like atolls, spread over 90,000 square kilometers. These atolls structures are formed upon a sharp ridge rising from the ocean, making way for their secluded uniqueness.

Each atoll in the Maldives is made of a coral reef encircling a lagoon, with deep channels dividing the reef ring. A string of islands take their places among this atoll ring; each island has its own reef encircling the island lagoon. The reefs of the islands, alive with countless types of underwater creatures and vibrant corals, protect the islands from wind and wave action of the surrounding vast oceans. This unique structure of reefs and channels makes navigation almost impossible for the passer-by without sufficient information about these waters.

Ninety-nine percent of the Maldives is made up of sea. The people of the islands are widely dispersed across the atolls, with about 200 inhabited islands. About 90 islands are developed as tourist resort and the rest are uninhabited or used for agriculture and other livelihood purposes.

Maldives – Top Activities

Underwater Dining
Snorkeling Tours
Sailboat excursions
Spa treatments
Deep sea fishing
Scuba diving
Paddle boarding
Hiking and biking (on some islands)

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Sample Vacations

7 days

Overwater Bungalow Vacation: Maldives Getaway

Overwater Bungalow Vacation: Maldives Getaway This trip was planned for a couple from DC. They are both attorneys and wanted to celebrate their anniversary by simply relaxing. For their celebration, they really wanted someplace different. The answer was a Maldives Overwater Bungalow. We added business class airfare and seaplane transfers to the resort to make the Read More…

8 days

Soneva Jani Resort: Maldives Overwater Bungalow Vacation

Experience the ultimate indulgence at this luxury resort vacation in the Maldives. Soneva Jani is one of the best resorts in the Maldives, offering truly breathtaking luxury and beauty. Make yourself at home in a 2-story water villa with a waterslide leading directly into the lagoon, a retracting roof for stargazing, and your own private butler.

5 days

Maldives Family Vacation: Soneva Fushi

Maldives Family Vacation: Soneva Fushi This trip was planned for a family from New York who wanted to go to the Maldives for something a bit different, they had already been to most of the islands in the Caribbean and to Fiji.  They wanted a resort that easy to get to and had lots of Read More…

7 days

Maldives Dive Vacations: Baros Maldives

Maldives Dive Vacations: Baros Maldives This couple from Omaha was looking for a best of Maldives dive vacations.  They were avid divers and had heard about the fabulous diving in the Maldives.  And they wanted to be able to dive straight off the beach, so we sent them to one of our favorite spots, Baros Read More…

7 days

Trip to Maldives: Overwater Villa Vacation

Enjoy a week in paradise at Six Senses Laamu on one of the best islands in the Maldives! The Sunset Laamu Water Villa with Pool offers plenty of ways to soak up the gorgeous ocean views, including an aquarium dining deck, overwater hammock, and rooftop terrace.

7 days

Maldives Getaway: Gili Lankanfushi

Maldives Getaway: Gili Lankanfushi This trip to the Maldives was planned for a honeymoon couple that was looking for something completely different.  So we put together this Robinson Crusoe experience at Gili Lankanfushi in the Maldives.  After their speedboat transfer, they arrived on the dock and had to remove their shoes as the resort is Read More…

8 days

Maldives Vacation: Pure Paradise Niyama

Maldives Vacation: Pure Paradise Niyama This Maldives vacation was planned for a couple from Washington DC.  They were both attorneys and wanted someplace where they could completely relax and drop out for a week.  So we sent them to Niyama in the Maldives, which is in the Dhaalu Atoll and is truly paradise.  Fresh-faced Niyama, Read More…

5 days

Maldives Honeymoon: Ayada Maldives Vacation

Maldives Honeymoon: Ayada Maldives Vacation We designed this Maldives Honeymoon: Ayada Maldives vacation for a couple from New York for their honeymoon. They had about seven days to fit into their busy lives for the trip and wanted absolutely stunning beaches, beautiful views, and a remote feeling. So we found Ayada Maldives for them. After Read More…

8 days

Maldives Packages: Luxury Resort and Beaches

Looking for luxury Maldives vacation packages? This luxury resort vacation at One&Only Reethi Rah Maldives is the ultimate romantic beach getaway! Spend a week in a paradise in a 5-star Beach Villa with direct access to stunning private beaches.