It’s time to unwind when you embark on A Blissful Break in Kaafu Atoll in the vibrant Maldives. It’s island living with plenty of time to snorkel, scuba dive and soak in the sun’s warm rays. Reaching Kaafu Atoll is a breeze compared to other Maldivian islands-- just a quick 30-minute speedboat ride from the capital Male, and you’re there! This six-day itinerary is heaven on earth for those who appreciate clear, turquoise water and soft, white sand. You’ll be feeling carefree and relaxed just moments after arrival.
Waste no time as you take a speedboat upon arrival to reach Kaafu Atoll. The stunning island is home to active reefs, sprawling white sand beaches and endless warm turquoise waters. Relax on the beach after your long travels to reach the island. That evening, enjoy sundowners and an extravagant dinner. There are several luxurious hotels to choose from. We recommend the Four Seasons Kuda Huraa, One & Only Reethi Rah, Baros Maldives, Huvafen Fushi by Per Aquum or the small, stunning resort Naladhu by Minor Group.
Rise with the sun for a picturesque morning spent kayaking. After breakfast, enjoy a late morning Discover Scuba Lesson. Get acquainted with the vibrant underwater world and search for the sea creatures that populate the warm waters. After lunch, visit the small city of Male, the capital of the Maldives, for a unique look into the island nation's culture.
Salute the sun with a beautiful morning yoga class right on the soft beach. Enjoy breakfast followed by an incredible one-hour sea plane flight for a bird’s eye view of the stunning Maldives. That afternoon, relax on the beach for a bit before taking a Dolphin Cruise. This is the perfect spot to catch a tangerine sunset.
Beat the heat with an early morning snorkel on the house reef. Lounge on the beach and discover your adventurous side with a parasailing session. Sail high above the beach behind a speedboat. That afternoon savor a cooking class with a renowned, expert chef. You will learn how to make and then eat your own specialty lunch. That afternoon relax with a signature spa treatment - you deserve it after all that cooking!
Find your sense of zen with early morning Tai Chi. After breakfast, plant coral with the resident marine biologist. Learn about replenishing these disappearing wonders. Spend the rest of the day relaxing on the beach until it’s time to get ready for the evening's romantic private dinner right on the beach.
Take one long, last stroll down the white stretch of sand. Swim in the refreshing sea and pack up your belongings. After a week of indulging in delicious food and reveling in the seaside, it’s time to transfer to the airport and begin your departure home.
The Baros Maldives is the perfect spot for relaxation and pampering. The resort has its own private white-sand beach for lounging and splashing in the turquoise water. The beach is surrounded by a crystal-clear lagoon in the Indian Ocean. The luxury villas are constructed from timber and each has its own private balcony. Treat yourself to one of the many spa treatments or unwind in the steambath. The resort offers yoga classes, diving classes and diving excursions as well as an on-site marine center with a resident expert marine biologist. See the incredible beauty of the Maldives without even having to leave your resort. Choose from three different exquisite restaurants with delicious food, and relax at either of the two bars. The resort is world-renowned for their restaurants. The Baros Maldives Resort and Spa is only a 25-minute boat ride from the North Male Atoll Airport.
A luxurious spa and resort, Huvafen Fushi by Per Aquum is set within its own lagoon, sheltered and secluded from the outside world. The 44 contemporary bungalows and pavilions come with plasma TVs, each with their own plunge pool and privatesunbathing deck. Some of the bungalows sit on the beachfront, while others are built above the tropical waters of the lagoon. There are four restaurants, serving cuisine ranging from pizzas cooked in wood-fired ovens, raw food and juice, fresh seafood, and even an underground wine bar. For a personalized treatment, visit the LIME Spa, home to a stunning infinity pool and the world’s first underwater glass treatment rooms. Huvafen Fushi is a 30-minute speedboat ride from Male International Airport.
In your villa at the One & Only Reethi Rah, it’s easy to feel like you’re in a far corner of the earth. The resort, which first opened in 2005, makes the most of the Maldives’ reputation as a perfect palm-trees-and-beaches tropical escape. Each villa is situated for maximum privacy and comes with an overwater perch or private beach access. There are four restaurants and bars with world-class menus and drink lists, as well as 24-hour in-villa dining. The excellent ESPA offers a wide range of holistic healing and beauty treatments, and includes underwater treatment rooms, couples’ rooms, a relaxation lounge, saunas, steam rooms and a Japanese-style onsen. There is a full service fitness center, every imaginable type of water sport, including big-game fishing and private sailing cruises on a fleet of beautifully maintained wooden Maldivian dhonis, and an open-air, overwater yoga pavilion. If in the midst of all this, you still must stay connected to the outside world, all villas are equipped with high-speed broadband Internet access.