The Maldives is a series of 1000’s of islands and sandbanks, that are grouped in atolls. Some islands are populated; some are simply tiny blips of sand in an in any other case uninterrupted stretch of azure water. Some are ‘native’ islands, which suggests they’re inhabited by Maldivians and there are not any lodging choices in sight; and an enormous chunk of them are occupied by resorts.

The Maldives is famend for its ‘one island, one resort’ idea, the place one solitary resort or resort takes up a whole island. It’s a part of the vacation spot’s attraction, because it makes the resorts really feel extra unique!

An “island” expertise within the Maldives refers to lodging that’s land based mostly, versus over water (which we’ll get to shortly). There are nonetheless loads of variations inside this class to select from and the choices differ considerably between totally different resorts. For instance, there are ‘backyard’ rooms, ‘seaside’ rooms, ‘beachfront’ rooms… the checklist goes on.

The kind of island room you select will rely in your private preferences, nonetheless, we discover that most individuals go for beachfront, to essentially absorb the incomparable setting. Moreover, you’ll be able to keep in a backyard room anyplace on the planet, proper?

One of many most important advantages of island rooms is their direct entry to the nation’s well-known seashores. You possibly can roll off the bed onto the white sand and into the water, and often the stretch of seaside out the entrance of your villa is good and personal.

They’re additionally nearer to the resort’s different amenities, together with eating places, bars, and leisure precincts, so in case your thought of an excellent vacation is mingling with different visitors, absorbing the vibe, and sipping cocktails by the pool, the island choices are for you.