Maldives Island for Sale
Published 19 April 14 1:52 PM | Maldives Complete
    If you want to implement some of these novel ideas yourself, you can do so on your very own “Maldives” island. Not an island in the “Maldives”, but a tropical resort paradise. Just a bit more northwest off the coast of Dubai at the famous...
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Best of the Maldives: Underwater Webcam – Anantara Kihavah
Published 16 April 14 4:45 PM | Maldives Complete
    Well, that was quick. Make that ‘ 36’ things . The same day I published my latest “haven’t seen” list, I get alerted to Anantara Kihavah’s underwater webcam . Forget all of those dodgy aquarium screen savers. This is the real deal.
37 More Things I Haven’t Seen Yet in the Maldives (Part 4)
Published 14 April 14 12:52 AM | Maldives Complete
600+ Best Ofs and still no… I’ve amassed such a collection of “ Missing From ” in the “Best of” catalogue, rather than wait till my traditional July trip wrap-up, I thought I would do a mid-term update. With last month’s...
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Best of the Maldives: Channel House Reef – Gangehi
Published 13 April 14 1:41 PM | Maldives Complete
      For many Maldive aficionados, the holy grail of the ideal idyll is a spectacular house reef . Typically, the best house reefs are on the dot-shaped islands in the center of an atoll as the topology on the edges of the atoll lend themselves...
Best of the Maldives: Deep Dive – Alimatha
Published 12 April 14 4:12 PM | Maldives Complete
  April is the heart of cherry blossom season around the world from Japan to Washington DC . And in the Maldives, you can see “cherry blossoms” both all year round and underwater (like so many Maldivian marvels). Specifically, at the Fotteyo dive...
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Best of the Maldives: Transfer Connections – One & Only Reethi Rah
Published 4 April 14 12:6 PM | Maldives Complete
Speaking of Internet transfers , one of my most productive surprises travelling around the Maldives was the One & Only Reethi Rah’s in-boat wifi service. Transferring between resorts on tour is one bit of interstitial time that I put to good use preparing...
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Migration Migraines
Published 1 April 14 1:18 AM | Maldives Complete
        Resorts aren’t the only ones with refurb disruptions. You might have noticed a few website difficulties in the past week. After half a decade with hoster Aquest Solutions , they have decided to close their doors. When the announcement...
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Best of the Maldives: Artistic Bed – Baros
Published 27 March 14 9:9 AM | Maldives Complete
  Bed piece today. 45 years ago today John Lennon and Yoko One turned their honeymoon into a piece of performance art. Embracing the paparazzi instead of shunning them, they exploited the celebration of love for a performance art piece with a message...
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Best of the Maldives: Brazilian Wines – Constance Halaveli
Published 3 March 14 11:19 AM | Maldives Complete
  If you prefer your seaside fun in the sun to be more loud, boisterous and frolicsome, then Brazil’s Carvinale starting today offers the energetic antonym to Maldivian idyll. Especially with World Cup Rio just weeks away and the Summer Games in...
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Best of the Maldives: Helipad – Anantara
Published 25 February 14 5:30 PM | Maldives Complete
      A whole entourage of superlatives are emerging out of the headline royal visit of Saudi Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz to the Anantara this week. Most amount spent on a holiday. Most rooms booked at once. Tightest security (reportedly...
7 Way to Recreate the Winter Olympics in the Maldives
Published 23 February 14 9:2 PM | Maldives Complete
The Maldives attracts celebrities of all types including famous athletes . After London 2012, a few luminaries like Michael Phelps and Roger Federer popped down for a chill out, so maybe a number of the Sochi stars will now make their way down to escape...
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Best of the Maldives: Air Hockey – One & Only Reethi Rah
Published 23 February 14 12:40 PM | Maldives Complete
    The 2014 Winter Olympics at Sochi wind down today with one of the climatic events, the men’s Ice Hockey gold medal game. For those wishing to join in the Olympic spirit, the One & Only Reethi Rah offers a first rate air hockey table...
Best of the Maldives: Circus – Centara Grand
Published 22 February 14 9:21 PM | Maldives Complete
  Another performer who has sprung onto the Maldives resort scene with the greatest of ease is Khun Goy at Centara Grand … “Circus Under the Stars, staged regularly at Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives, has as its star someone who is...
Best of the Maldives: Vocalist – Kurumba
Published 20 February 14 2:48 PM | Maldives Complete
      The Brit Awards last night celebrated the top musical acts in the UK, and if there were a “Mald” awards, a leading nominee would be one of the budding musical stars of Maldives is Mira Mohamed . We saw her at Bandos during our stay...
Best of the Maldives: Bamboo Bike – Gili Lankanfushi
Published 16 February 14 4:31 PM | Maldives Complete
    In keeping with its arboreally rustic aesthetic, Gili Lankanfushi eco-transport is not just any bicycle , but an exquisite bamboo variety . Stylish and natural just like the resort.
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