The idyllic Maldives are situated off the coast of Sri Lanka, in the Indian Ocean. The islands have always been a paradise for those looking to relax and unwind, but there’s also plenty to do here to fill an adventure holiday. This is the perfect destination for avid divers and snorkelers, as it offers one of the best underwater environments in the world to explore.
Amongst the creatures that you might come across in the crystal clear waters are majestic whale sharks, inquisitive green turtles and playful bottlenose dolphins. As well as interacting with them in their natural environment, you will learn about the conservation of these species and how important research is carried out. Your wonderful wildlife tour of the Maldives will involve a different underwater safari every day, leaving your evenings free to put your feet up and admire the peaceful surroundings.
The Maldives are also the perfect location for a relaxing cruise. Many itineraries will allow you to visit a range of different islands and take part in some amazing shore excursions.