Island tranquilitySeclusion, peace and tranquility - these are just some of the reasons why this popular destination has such an alluring appeal.
For a real away-from-it-all experience, look no further than the Maldives. A glittering gem in the middle of the Indian Ocean, this stunning archipelago of island chains, natural atolls and sun-kissed sandbanks is guaranteed to take your breath away.
Our luxury holidays in the Maldives take you to a picture-perfect paradise of blue lagoons and white sand beaches fringed with gently swaying palms. Visitors are instantly captivated by the warm welcome from the local Maldivian people, who are renowned for their friendly hospitality.
Seclusion, peace and tranquility - these are just some of the reasons why this popular destination has such an alluring appeal. Our luxury resorts in the Maldives are set among lush vegetation on private beaches, offering stunning views and easy access to the warm waters of the Indian Ocean.
When you’re not relaxing by the pool or being pampered, you won’t want to miss the chance to experience a desert island fantasy with a day trip to one of the uninhabited islands. Take a picnic basket and settle down on the pristine shorelines, search for shells and venture into the mysterious mangrove forests. During the evening, enjoy a candlelit dinner on a terrace in one of the local restaurants and sip a cocktail in the hotel bar while watching the sunset across the ocean.
As soon as you see the exquisite blue lagoons that surround every atoll and island in the Maldives, you’ll be reaching for your bathing suit. The clear and inviting waters offer some of the finest diving, snorkelling and watersport opportunities in the world. Delve beneath the waves and discover vibrant coral reefs, skeletal shipwrecks and shoals of brightly coloured fish. Further out at sea, there’s the chance to swim up close with turtles, gentle whale sharks and manta rays. With diving sites suitable for all levels of experience, the wonders of the underwater world can be experienced by everyone.
If you prefer to stay dry, take a trip on a whale submarine or glass-bottomed boat, or go deep sea fishing. Most hotels also have their own watersport centres where you can learn to windsurf, sail and kayak.
Time to relax
If you’re looking for an indulgent experience, most resorts feature serene spa and wellness centres. Spend a day unwinding in steam rooms and saunas, or treat yourself to a facial or coconut-infused massage. The Maldives is also home to the world’s first underwater spa, where you can enjoy a rejuvenating treatment while watching reef fish glide by.
Other laid-back activities include leisurely boat cruises, where you can choose to go on a guided tour or sail the lagoons yourself. A catamaran can be hired with or without a crew and is the perfect way to soak up the sights of the atolls.
At Azure, we offer a selection of luxury hotels in the Maldives to help you make the most of your dream holiday. We want to ensure you have the best possible experience, so why not get in touch with our team to learn more about our tailor-made holiday packages?
where to stay
At Azure, we offer a selection of luxury hotels in the Maldives to help you make the most of your dream holiday.
OBLU by Atmosphere at HelengeliFrom...OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli is located on the picturesque North Malé Atoll in the Maldives. Just a 50-minute speedboat journey from Malé International Airport, the resort offers luxury villa accommodation and all-inclusive world cuisine.
Atmosphere Kanifushi, MaldivesFrom...A luxury island resort in the Maldives, Atmosphere Kanifushi is just a 30-minute seaplane ride from Malé International Airport. The exclusive island is two kilometres long, with palm-fringed sands, tropical vegetation and a large coral reef teeming with marine life.
Dhevanafushi Maldives Luxury Resort, MaldivesFrom...
A hidden island paradise, Dhevanafushi Maldives Luxury Resort offers spacious suites next to clear lagoons and sandy beaches. The resort’s remote location means that it can only be reached by speedboat and plane from Male Airport, giving it a real castaway feel.
Velassaru Maldives, MaldivesFrom...
Velassaru Maldives is located in the idyllic South Malé Atoll, just a 25-minute speedboat ride from Malé International Airport. Guests here are invited to relax on white sand beaches, swim in clear seas and enjoy a range of luxury facilities.
Anantara Veli Maldives Resort, MaldivesFrom...Anantara Veli Maldives Resort is an adult-only island paradise, perfect for couples and groups of friends who are looking for a relaxing hideaway in stylish luxury. Surrounded by beautiful natural scenery, the resort is located on the South Malé Atoll and is just over half an hour’s journey from Velana International Airport.
The Residence Maldives, MaldivesFrom...
For a holiday that invokes a sense of carefree, blissful living, look no further than the elegant Residence Maldives. Located on the picturesque Falhumaafushi island, this luxurious resort offers spacious oceanfront villas, the finest gourmet dishes and a range of adventurous activities.
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