Guests who can’t get enough of their resort’s fresh, local specialties often choose to learn the art of Maldivian cooking, so they can take the glorious tastes back home with them. Offered on-site at all resorts, Maldivian cooking classes focus on fresh fruit and seafood, and often feature a local favorite: curry with breadfruit.
The Maldives may be an island paradise with incredible aboveground beauty, but it’s what’s under the water that will truly amaze. Divers flock from all corners of the Earth to plunge into these crystal-clear waters, which boast healthy, thriving coral, as well as sharks, manta rays, and thick schools of gaudy reef fish.
Hop aboard a seaplane for a bird’s-eye view of the many atolls that make up the Maldives. Visitors will gain a whole new perspective on this stunning island country as their plane swoops overtop what appears to be a string of pearls fringed by varying shades of azure and turquoise waters.
The Maldives is home to some of the world’s best surfing, with some of the best waves in the Indian Ocean. Accessed by speedboat, North Male is the best spot to learn how to surf on the atoll - coral reefs that enclose a lagoon. Get ready to hang ten
For resorts reachable by boat, visitors can take a half-day tour of the capital of the Maldives, Male. With its narrow winding streets, bustling fish market and pastel-coloured buildings, this unique island metropolis is unlike anywhere else in the world.
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With Remote Lands you'll travel with people who have made Asia the solitary focus of their own lifelong adventure. As our guest, you'll discover Asia on a journey that is completely, authentically your own, adapted from our own remarkable experiences and adventures over the years.
With Remote Lands you'll travel with people who have made Asia the solitary focus of their own lifelong adventure. As our guest, in the continent that our north American founders Catherine and Jay have adored and explored for decades, you'll discover Asia on a journey that is completely, authentically your own, adapted from our own remarkable experiences and adventures over the years.
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As the Maldives takes tentative steps toward reopening, Anantara's Giles Selves speaks to Remote Lands on the future of travel in Asia’s island paradise.Read More
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Formerly Soneva Gili, Gili Lankanfushi will once again open its doors on December 1, 2019 with new villas, new experiences, and that signature Maldivian charm.Read More
Seeing the wildlife of the Maldives is one thing; saving it is another. With Anantara in the Maldives, travelers can adopt and save the most precious resource in the Maldives.Read More
The many resorts of the Maldives have a deepening sustainability issue, but the Four Seasons at Landaa Giraavaru is hoping to make a dent in its emissions with 3,105 solar panels.Read More
With all the luxury resorts in the Maldives, one might spend an entire holiday without sampling Maldivian cuisine, but that's a mistake. Take a cooking class and get to the heart of these coconut-heavy dishes.Read More
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You are invited to Remote Lands’ signature Aman Jet Expeditions, in partnership with our friends at Aman. These are small group journeys designed for people who usually travel independently.