The Top 5 Reasons The Maldives should be on your Bucket List

The Maldives is one of the worlds most geographically dispersed nations with over 1,192 coral islands stretched across 90,000 square kilometers. This unique setting is the heart of Maldivian tourism, 112 hotels, each self-contained on its own island. The concept of one hotel, one island delivers the perfect heavenly getaway with unrivaled privacy and a wrap around view of the endless ocean that can only be found in the Maldives.  PC Hummingbird

The Maldives is one of the worlds most geographically dispersed nations with over 1,192 coral islands stretched across 90,000 square kilometers. This unique setting is the heart of Maldivian tourism, 112 hotels, each self-contained on its own island. The concept of one hotel, one island delivers the perfect heavenly getaway with unrivaled privacy and a wrap around view of the endless ocean that can only be found in the Maldives. PC Hummingbird

Here are our Top Five for visiting:

  1. One of the few places in the world to have one island one resort concept. You can’t get more Robinson Cruseo if you tried. The geography of the country is just breath taking. It’s especially picturesque from the seaplane. 

2. Unrivaled visibiity underwater and the best marine life you have ever seen. You get to snorkel freely with dolphins, turtles, whale sharks, manta rays, reef sharks and more. 

3. Attention to detail and impeccable service, it’s the world’s ultimate luxury destinations, nothing goes amiss. 

4. Sunsets! You can’t take a bad picture.

5. Star gazing on a clear night, to witness the milkyway with your own eyes. In some hotels you can go up to the observatory and have a go on the tescope. On a clear night you can see the rings of Saturn. But first…a world class spa.

How do you combine adventure, culture, history, leopards, and elephants with diving, fishing, dolphins, kayaking and a wellness focus? The Maldives and then Sri Lanka!

Sri Lanka, the tear drop of India is a gem hiding in plain sight and has become as increasingly popular destination since the end of the civil war. Located just off the Equator the country offers a stunning range of geographical landscapes, with a variety of experiences from beach stays to wild life safaris. PC  Hummingbird

Sri Lanka, the tear drop of India is a gem hiding in plain sight and has become as increasingly popular destination since the end of the civil war. Located just off the Equator the country offers a stunning range of geographical landscapes, with a variety of experiences from beach stays to wild life safaris. PC Hummingbird

Top Five Reasons to visit Sri Lanka:

  1. Diversity of landscapes, Sri Lanka is one country that can offer beach to jungle to tea country, and it’s small enough to do all in one holiday.

  2. The food, Sri Lankan cuisine is going to take the world someday. Their traditional egg hoppers and fresh tuna, coconut and chili sambol is incredible. 

  3. Elephants: Sri Lanka elephants are smaller compared to their cousins in Africa, but they come in 100’s and Sri Lanka (minniriya) has the most densely populated elephant population. You get to enjoy them roam wild in the national parks or nurse them in the elephants sanctuaries.

  4. History, one that spans 2500 years and is so well persevered. You can visit caves, temples, stupors, and rock fortresses built for the kings and queens.

  5. It’s people. By nature Sri Lankan’s are kind, generous, and very welcoming. It’s hard to not feel quickly at home in the country. 

With gratitude to our wonderful suppliers at Hummingbird. And especially to Mie Ali Didi.

Let’s get you to The Maldives. Contact us at Kristen Meckem Travel.

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