Visit the blissful beaches of the Maldives
Paradise in its purest form – the beautiful islands that make up the Maldives are not only stunningly beautiful with white sand beaches, turquoise blue seas and palm fringed coconut trees, they also offer a plethora of exciting things to see and do. Beaches aside, for something a bit different, take a trip to a local fishing village and get into the local groove at a traditional holhuashi, where local fisherman relax after a day’s fishing, catch up with friends, relay stories and play a few games of cards. Fishing is popular to with many resorts offering trips out to the reefs at sunset.Read More
With direct flights between Sri Lanka and the Maldives taking just over an hour, these two gems make the ultimate twin centre Indian Ocean holiday.
Maldives Private Tours
Combine a cultural tour of Sri Lanka with 5 days of rest and relaxation on the idyllic beaches of the Maldives. On our private journeys you can choose your date of departure and standard of accommodation from good value 3 star hotels to luxurious water bungalows.
Recent Travel Articles on Sri Lanka
For the best of UNESCO-listed ancient monuments and idyllic tropical paradise, consider combining the sights of Sri Lanka with the beaches of the Maldives on a multi-country holiday. With just an hour and a half flight you can journey from Colombo to Male and continue on to a pristine island for a few nights or more of ultimate rest and relaxation.
- Don Hiyala and Ali Fulhu
by Abdullah Sadiq
- The Maldive Mystery
by Thor Heyedahl
- On the Island
by Tracey Garvis-Graves
Facts about Maldives
- The Maldives hold the title of the lowest nation in the world at an elevation of just 1.5m above sea level.
- To make a point about climate change, the president once held his cabinet meeting underwater.
- In 2013 a coconut was detained by police for ‘loitering and acting suspicious’ and possibly rigging an election.
Maldives Travel Advice:
We keep informed of the latest travel advice for the Maldives and follow advice as set out by the British Foreign Office. Safety of our travellers is paramount and we recommend that you check the latest travel updates from the relevant advisory body in your country.