Looking forward to a stress-free vacation? Or perhaps dreaming of palm trees, fresh sea air and the feel of fine white sand under your feet? (*Sigh*). Makes you wish that the summer is here, right? One of your dream vacations, perhaps, is going to a tropical paradise just to unwind and get in touch with nature. This type of retreat is offered by one of the most visited places in Asia: The Maldives.
Officially known as The Republic of Maldives and located in the Indian Ocean, Maldives is composed of atolls (coral island consisting of a reef surrounding a lagoon). It is known for its deep blue sea, crystal clear waters, alive and vibrant reefs and corals, white sandy beaches and palm trees. Among its major islands is the North Malé Atoll where the capital and largest city, Malé, is located.
If you are one of those people who plans their travels way way ahead of time or just wanted to know exciting and promising places for possible island getaways, we have 10 Memorable Resorts in North Malé Atoll, Maldives to get you excited and pumped up for your next travel destination.
1. Gili Lankanfushi
Known before as Sovena Gili prior to the transfer of managemnet, Gili Lankanfushi is situated in a tiny coral island with forty-four traditionally styled stilted accommodations.
2. Baros Maldives
Twenty (20) minutes by speedboat from the Maldives International Airport, Baros Maldives is a small but exclusive coral island. Baros Maldives offers a choice of exquisite Beach and Water Villas.
3. Huvafen Fushi
Huvafen Fushi offers underwater spa rooms, undeground wine, 1001 nights boudoir chic and many more.
4. Hudhuran Fushi
Locally means as ‘Island of White Gold’, Hudhuran Fushi is a 4 star standard luxury beach villa resort that is ideally for travelers who love to go surfing.
5. Four Seasons Resort
Four Seasons Resort in Maldives is a 25-minute speedboat ride from Malé International Airport. It offers a wide variety of marine activities such as Reefscapers, Reef Snorkeling and Shar Snorkel Safari among others.
6. Kurumba Maldives
Set on a tropical island, Kurumba Maldives is a 10-minute speedboat ride away from the airport and the capital city of Maldives. Several recreation activities are made available in the resort with its wide array of recreation facilities, water sports and jet ski safari.
7. Meeru Island Resort
Meeru Island Resort is a 55-minute ride from Ibrahim Nasir International Airport. The resort is surrounded with a beautiful lagoon and long streches of of white, sandy beach.
8. Banyan Tree
A private island sancturay with its unique freestanding Tented Pool Villa, Banyan Tree is located 30 minutes southwest by seaplane from Malé International Airport.
9. Angsana Ihuru
Angsana Ihuru is 20 minutes by speedboat from Malé and offers palm-fringed beaches, crystal clear waters and pristine house reefs.
10. Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa
A tropical retreat with fine dining, water sports and entertainment, Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa is 15 minutes by boat from Malé Airport.
No matter what the season, going to the beach is a popular stress-relieving experience for most of us simply because it allows us to get in touch with the nature and inhale the summery scent in the air.