As the world opens back up with travel, the Maldives, with 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.
The 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 and amazes visitors with endless opportunities. Discovering the dazzling natural beauty of the island comprising incredible beaches and breathtaking coral reefs, the country is one of the best yacht chartering destinations across the world.
A good alternative to the Caribbean and perfect for island hopping, the 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 – creating 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 2000 fish species to be spotted in its clear waters. A world-renowned diving destination, there are countless dive spots for advanced divers as well as 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 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 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”.