This Indian Ocean architepelago is a destination beyond compare that has been drawing visitors from all over the world, and when it comes to accommodation, it also boasts a plethora of resorts for various preferences, needs and budgets. Here are our top five choices:
A complex of huge overwater decks, villas, and swimming pools sprawling out across the beautiful, crystal-clear ocean, each villa comes with wide-screen LCD TV, DVD/CD player with surround-sound system, iPod docking stations, and broadband access. Plus you will definitely enjoy the services of a skilled, attentive concierge and villa valet.
Located a short boat ride away from Maldives capital Malé, the stylish Six Senses Laamu offers the finest luxury and amenities. It's a combination of on-land and over-water villas set around apalm-fringed paradise.
On pristine, white-sand Gan Beach, this superb all-inclusive resort features three restaurants offering world-class, mouth-watering dishes both western and from Asia and the Indian Ocean region.
Taj Exotica Resort & Spa
A unique and romantic island resort replete with lush vegetation and surrounded by crystal-clear blue waters of Maldives lagoon. It's 15 minutes from Malé by speedboat.
W Retreat and Spa
Also just 15 minutes from Malé International Airport, this stupendous resort of the hip W brand features a long walkway with 78 over-the-water villas branching out (features including glass flooring to gaze directly into the limpid waters).
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More info: Maldives.com.au/maldives.