As the world opens back up with travel, Maldives and its many attractions, is welcoming an increasing number of luxury vessels.
“Tucked away in the Indian Ocean, the tropical getaway saw 18 superyachts in early January, compared with only one two months ago”, according to tracking data compiled by Bloomberg.com as reported January 6th. The report showed a growing statistic with the island chain currently boasting more yachts than Hong Kong and Singapore combined, and slightly outpacing Thailand.
Maldives is famous throughout the world for untouched white silky sands, cobalt blue waters, and seriously gorgeous islands. The archipelago is an ideal destination for a luxury yacht escape with endless opportunities to amaze. With the dazzling natural beauty of the islands’ incredible beaches and breathtaking
coral reefs, Maldives is one of the best yacht chartering destinations in the world.
A good alternative to the Caribbean and perfect for island hopping, Maldives is a stunning winter charter destination. With a total of 26 major atolls containing nearly 1,200 picturesque islands dotted on the Indian Ocean, only 200 islands are occupied. This creates an ideal destination for rejuvenating and unwinding in the truest sense.
The nation offers excellent diving opportunities, lovely coral reefs and rich marine life with more than 2,000 fish species to be spotted in its clear waters. As a world-renowned diving destination, there are countless dive spots for advanced divers to absolute beginners. Home to one of the largest groups of coral reefs in the Indian Ocean, explore the Baa Atoll Biosphere Reserve and look at the diverse variety of reef animals. In Hanifaru Bay, hundreds of rays come to eat at a space that is as big as a football field!
On Halaveli Island, a ‘lagoon wine tasting’ experience awaits in a stunning lagoon setting with waves crashing at your feet. Guests can also visit a world-class underwater spa, or on land spa resort and enjoy a lavish treatment and relax under the cool shade of a palm tree. Perfect after enjoying a scrumptious picnic or barbeque prepared by your private chef.
“Yachting visitors are coming to this amazing archipelago for the fantastic cruising and to explore some of the best beaches in the world with incredible lagoons and coves”, states Mohamed Hameed, heading up Asia Pacific Superyachts Maldives. “Our team will put together a custom travel itinerary, combining your requirements with recommendations and tips of the best on offer to superyachts and yachts journeying to this gorgeous destination.”
By Linda Cartlidge
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