HOTEL – WALDORF ASTORIA MALDIVES

Discover a tropical paradise surrounded by lush greens, white sand beaches, and azure waters. A mere 45-minute yacht journey from Velana International Airport, Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi awaits. Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi NEW DIGS FOR MALDIVES LUXE Three islands in the South Male Atoll, a 30-minute journey by boat from Male International Airport, is homeContinue reading “HOTEL – WALDORF ASTORIA MALDIVES”

Maldives new Mercure …

THERE’S now another option for mid-scale accommodation in the Maldives with Accor opening the Mercure Maldives Kooddoo on August 20. The property is located in the Gaafu Alifu Atoll, on an island celebrated for lush greenery and pristine beaches, and is conveniently close to Kooddoo domestic airport which eliminates the need to complete a speedboatContinue reading “Maldives new Mercure …”

Big Maldivina digs …

THE Maldives has long been known as a destination that’s perfect for pairs. The Indian-Ocean utopia has an extensive list of resorts boasting the style of accommodations that suit two people seeking endless amounts of romance with a generous supply of over-water bungalows, infinity swimming pools, secluded sandbars, and stunning sunsets. But the Anantara KihavahContinue reading “Big Maldivina digs …”

Private islands …

DREAMING of jetting off to a private island where butlers cater to your every need and empty palm-fringed beaches wait outside your bungalow door? While supreme luxury comes at a cost – North Island’s “standard” presidential villas are priced about $4600 a person, a night, in 2016 – it is possible to holiday like anContinue reading “Private islands …”