Maldives
Maldives
By Anne Thomas

An idyllic paradise awaits you in the Maldives.  Where the sea is a deep blue, the sand is white and weather is warm.  Surrounded by atolls and coral reefs, the water is filled with vibrant corals and unique creatures.

WhatsCheaper.com invites you to take your next vacation in the Maldives.  You will begin your journey by flying into Male International Airport (MLE).  Start by booking your flight with WhatsCheaper.com by clicking on the following link: (https://www.whatscheaper.com/flight.php).  The Maldives offers wonderful accommodations for visitors.  Browse through our selections by visiting WhatsCheaper.com.  Book your stay by clicking on the following link: (https://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php).

WhatsCheaper.com knows you will enjoy the Maldivian culture.  You will hear the sounds of the local bodu-beru, a big drum, pulsating through the islands.  The horizon will be dotted with the dhoni, a sailboat unique to the Maldives.  Even in the geometric shapes found in the local jewelry and handcrafts scattered throughout the islands.

The crystal clear waters off the Maldives are perfect for diving.  You will see thousands of species of fish swimming past you.  There are over 3000 coral reefs in the water making it one of the world’s richest diving coral reefs.  There is no need to be a professional diver to explore the Maldivian waters.  The resorts and safari boats are available to give you basic training with diving experts and guides.  Explore along a faru (reef) or alongside a shipwreck.  Different spots in the water offer unique and beautiful experiences.  Go diving during the day or even under a beautiful star filled night sky.

The Maldives has a number of watersports for visitors including parasailing and surfing.  Most of the resorts have a sports center equipped with everything you need to snorkel or surf.  Some even offer courses for windsurfing and sailing.  Other activities include water polo, kayaking, kite surfing, water-skiing, and jet skiing.  The Maldives attracts many surfers with waves ranging from three to eight feet.  With so many options you won’t know where to start!

WhatsCheaper.com encourages you to explore the Maldivian culture by visiting an inhabited island (or even an uninhabited one!).  The local islands are one of the best ways to explore the culture of the Maldives.  Some of the islands are fishing villages while others are more modern with brightly painted houses.  Purchase local handcrafts to make the perfect souvenir while you are exploring the islands.

A fun excursion to take is a night reef fishing trip.  You will leave before sunset and the crew will teach you all you need to know to catch some fish.  Afterward you will have delicious fresh caught fish to grill up and eat!

The Maldives is a perfect setting for a relaxing vacation.  Here you will be able to sit back and marvel at its majestic beauty.  Watch the sunset on the beach and swim in the crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean.

Experience the wonder of the Maldives by making it your next vacation.  We here at WhatsCheaper.com know you will have a memorable experience.  Click on the link above to book your flight and accommodations!

MUST SEE IN Maldives LIST:

  • 1. Diving Bluetribe Moofushi
  • 2. Veligandu Island Beach
  • 3. Biyadoo Island
  • 4. National Museum
  • 5. Banana Reef
  • 6. Whale Submarine Maldives
  • 7. Sun Island Beach
  • 8. Tiny Island Marine Conservation Centre
  • 9. Fire Beach
  • 10. Gaathafushi Island

Maldives EVENT CALENDAR:

  • 1. Republic Day of Maldives - January
  • 2. Independence Day - July
  • 3. International Youth Day - August
  • 4. Hay Festival - October
  • 5. Victory Day - November
  • 6. Fisherman's Day - Decemberr
  • 7. Prophet Mohammad's Birthday - 12th day of the Month of Rabee-ul-Awwal
  • 8. Eid Ul Adha - 10th day of Thul Hijjah
  • 9. Ramadan - 9th month of the Muslim Calendar
  • 10. Kude Eid - 1st day of the Month of Shawaal

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Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa
Furanafushi Island North Male Atoll, 08240 Republic of Maldives
By Rachael M. Childs

Guests arriving on Ibrahim Nasir International Airport are whisked away to Furanafushi Island located fifteen minutes away via speedboat. Furanafishi is one of the 250 inhabited isles comprising the Republic of Maldives (there are 1100 isles in total!). Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort and Spa is located on its very own island, complete with notoriously lavish water and its own lagoon. Malé, the capital and largest city of the Republic of Maldives, is 20 minutes away by speedboat.  Guests can check in at 2 p.m.

The Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort has plenty of accommodation options to choose from. There are 44 Beachfront Deluxe rooms including a 40-inch flat screen TV with both local and international channels, tea and coffee makers, a mini-bar, a CD player, bath slippers, plush bathrobes, standard toiletries, and internet access available for a fee. Romantic guests may like to choose a cottage, water bungalow, water villa/suites, or ocean suites. No matter which you decide on, each room offers privacy and access to the beach and lagoon.

You don’t have to worry about boredom at the Maldives! There are plenty of opportunities given the prime location; it’s not difficult to miss while booking with this resort. Excursions include cruises, visiting the capital city Malé, reef snorkeling, escaping to an island to swim or picnic, and sport fishing. If that’s not enough try scuba diving, visiting the water sports center, a tranquil spa, the Sheraton Adventure Club for the kiddos, and a tropical freshwater pool. For the guests on business, visit the Sheraton’s “connection destination”. Sheraton also offers a 24-hour fitness center where personal training is available, and also a specialized in-room and dining options for those concerned with their beach body.  

Check out time at the Maldives is noon so be sure to make good of the endless ocean views before you hop in your speedboat to the airport. WhatsCheaper.com can help you book this vacation getaway here (https://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php). 

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W Retreat & Spa - Maldives
Fesdu Island, North Ari Atoll, Republic of Maldives
By Chrystyne Jackson

Located on Fesdu Island, Maldives in the Indian Ocean, the W Retreat and Spa-Maldives is a perfect place to get away.  This resort offers relaxation and adventure in one beautiful setting. With check in starting at 2 p.m. and check out is at 12 p.m.

The rooms at the W range from the 188-square meter Beach Oasis to the 492-square Ocean Haven, which boasts an oversize infinity-edge plunge pool and wraparound deck. All units have 42-inch plasma televisions and outdoor daybeds with shade curtains. Wi-fi and high speed Internet is available.

Guests at the W will find plenty to do. You can get a massage, facial, or other assorted treatments at the Away Spa. If you prefer to work out you will find state of the art cardio and strength equipment, as well as free weights, at Sweat Fitness Center. Personal training is available. Down Under (Diving) will get you to world class dive sites. You can go to Wave and explore the turquoise waters through your choice of kite surfing, water skiing, windsurfing, canoes, fishing, snorkeling, catamaran sailing, or wake and knee boarding. At Energy you can enjoy pool games, volleyball, billiards, card games and more. For dining, you can find an eclectic a la carte menu at the Kitchen. Wet is a part swim-up pool bar that offers light fare. At Fish you can dine on a fresh seafood dinner while enjoying overwater and ocean views. Fire offers barbecue. Partake in cocktails and snack items at Sip. And 15 Below features dancing and a bar menu.

Make your visit to Maldives a time you will treasure forever by staying at the W Retreat and Spa. WhatsCheaper.com can assist with booking your hotel reservations. Just click on this link (https://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php) to get started today.

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