Escape the world and relax on a secluded island in Baa Atoll in the tropical Maldives. This six-day Ultimate Maldives Getaway in Baa Atoll itinerary isn’t short on relaxation or adventure. Whether you’re snorkeling the vibrant reefs, lounging on the white sand beaches or practicing yoga as the sun rises - you are sure to be having the time of your life. The postcard-perfect island of Baa Atoll is only accessible by seaplane - so get ready for the peace and quiet you’ve been searching for!This itinerary is an example. It’s designed to inspire you and provide you with thoughtfully curated ideas. You can choose to do this exact itinerary or completely personalize it. All trips are 100% bespoke.
• UNESCO Biosphere Reserve: Baa Atoll is the Maldives' first and only UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, known for its thriving coral reefs and playful dolphins, as well as seasonal visitors such as manta rays and whale sharks.
• Watersports: Feel the wind rush through your hair on an exhilarating parasailing excursion, explore underwater ecosystems with a dive lesson or snorkel safari, then skim the surface by kayak.
• Conservation: The Maldives' abundant marine life needs to be protected, especially as tourism grows and sea temperatures rise. You can do your part by planting coral with the resorts' resident marine biologists.
Upon arrival in the Maldives, you will be assisted through the transfer to your scheduled seaplane flight. This is a true island getaway with Baa Atoll being accessible only by seaplane. Enjoy an aerial tour on the way to your resort.
It’s a day spent in the sea! Explore the sea with an early morning kayaking session. After breakfast, enjoy a late morning Discover Scuba lesson to get a glimpse into the thriving underwater ecosystem. Enjoy a leisurely lunch before either an afternoon guided snorkel safari or another dive lesson.
Stretch and gently exercise with an early morning yoga session on the beach. After breakfast, visit a deserted sand spit to relish a few hours of private beach time. Relax and enjoy a picnic lunch in seclusion. That afternoon, enjoy the ultimate in relaxation with a signature spa session. Freshen up in your room before indulging in an extravagant dinner.
Snorkel first thing in the morning to explore the lively house reef. After breakfast, discover your adventurous side with a parasailing session. Wave to your fellow travelers on the beach below as you soar above in the blue sky. Next, take a cooking class with an expert chef. Learn to prepare impressive, delicious bites and then indulge in your own creations for lunch. That evening, take a sunset cruise while you savor exquisite canapes and champagne.
Find a sense of zen with an early morning Tai Chi session. After breakfast, enjoy the unique experience of planting coral with the resident marine biologist. Help make a small difference to the rapidly diminishing underwater life. Spend the rest of the day relaxing on the beach until it’s time to get ready for an exclusive, romantic, private dinner right on the soft beach.
Take a last leisurely stroll down the unending stretch of sand. Swim in the refreshing sea and then gather 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.
Escape to Soneva Fushi Resort, set on an isolated island of palm forests, fine beaches, and clear water. All of Soneva Fushi’s eco-friendly villas look out towards the stunning waves of the Indian Ocean. Each villa is equipped with air-conditioning; televisions, DVDs, and Wi-FI on request; comfortable, spacious beds; and lounging areas. In terms of dining, Soneva Fushi offers six onsite options, among them Mihiree Mitha, which prepares fresh fruits, vegetables, and seafood – as well as sixty different varieties of homemade ice cream and sorbet; By The Beach, which serves Japanese and Korean-inspired tapas; and Down to Earth, a newly-built Mediterranean eatery. Some of the unique activities on Soneva Fushi include star-gazing at the Maldives’ only observatory; sampling a wine from a 5,000 bottle cellar; and an overwater sunset bar, where guests can watch for sea creatures such as eagle rays and dolphins as they sip on cocktails. Soneva Fushi is a thirty minute seaplane ride from Male International Airport.
Situated along the pristine beaches of the Maldives’ Baa Atoll island archipelago, the Anantara Kihavah is the perfect place for a beach vacation getaway with villas and residences along the beaches and above water that offer a nearly unmatchable level of luxury and comfort. Private infinity pools, Jacuzzis, and oversized bathtubs are the norm at this resort of 80 spacious accommodations, and this kind of extravagance extends to the resort’s wide array of dining destinations, its spa, and its stargazing center. After days spend island hopping, viewing the nearby coral reef on a diving excursion, or simply sitting around enjoying the comfort of one’s villa, guests can dine at the resort’s one-of-a-kind underwater wine cellar and restaurant, at a hand-picked destination dining location, or at any of the resort’s other restaurants with cuisines that range from Asian and Japanese to International and tapas. There is an on-site gym, open-air movie theater, and even a trampoline park complete with basketball hoops. No expense was spared when constructing the Anantara Kihavah, and accordingly guests have no shortage of things to do is the tropical paradise.
Spend 6 days enjoying the luxurious tropical surroundings of the stunning Kaafu Atoll, on this languid Maldives escape. You’ll cruise the crystal waters looking for dolphins, and see them from above in a sea-plane, while also Scuba diving, parasailing, and of course, relaxing by the beach at your luxury resort.
Jetset between two of the world’s most luxurious destinations: the Maldives and Dubai on this 9-day tour. You’ll relax in the paradise of North Malé Atoll, dive into the lively azure waters that surround, and fly to Dubai, where you’ll see the city from a private plane, all the while staying in the world’s best hotels.
Dive deeper into the Maldives’ underwater world and contribute to marine conservation. Get involved with the Maldivian Sea Turtle Conservation Program, dive the Maldives’ first and only UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and aid The Manta Trust in critical manta ray research.
Spend nearly an entire month - 26 days - traveling in luxury through India, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives. You’ll visit religiously-important and UNESCO-listed sites including temples and palaces, watch baby sea turtles hatch in Tangalle, and relax at your luxury beachside resort on the stunning Kaafu Atoll.
Take in the best and most beautiful the Maldives has to offer on this 7-day luxury journey from Kaafu Atoll to Baa Atoll. You’ll stay in some of the country’s best resorts, and sleep aboard a private luxury yacht, while also enjoying interacting with the locals, diving the crystal waters, and relaxing on the beach.
Price is based on double or twin hotel room occupancy and includes accommodation, transfers, car/driver, English-speaking guide, activities and entrance fees, breakfasts or all-inclusive meals, depending on the resort. Flights and optional special activities will be quoted separately. Most personal expenses, including alcoholic beverages, spa treatments and gratuities can be paid on the spot while traveling. Prices may vary depending on season, choice of accommodation and other factors.
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