The Maldives has developed a reputation for being the key destination of unspoilt luxury. From the exquisite sandy beaches to an underwater world that leaves the explorer in everyone searching for more on every dive into the deep.
Chartering a yacht in the Maldives is one of the finest ways to discover what the world of luxury can look like, all from the comfort of a luxury vessel. Here, on these crystal blue shores and gleaming white sands you will begin to understand what chartering a yacht around this area actually means; comfort and tranquillity, surrounded by unbridled beauty.
With over 200 islands to explore and a plethora of beach locations to laze in, taking a chartered yacht on your discovery of the Maldives is the finest way to see what this island on the Indian Ocean has to offer.
What to see on a trip to the Maldives?
Our six day voyage around the Maldives begins in Male and ends in Felidhoo, with stops that encompass what a trip to the islands should be about, relaxation. Known as the hotspot for honeymooners, romantics and escape voyagers, the Maldives is about exploration, not doing so would be an opportunity missed.
Start at the “pint-sized” Maldivan capital, explore the mercantile nation with its fascination for sharks, bright buildings, restaurants, cafés and all the subsequent activities, enjoy the hustle and bustle of this tiny space – after all – what you find on the rest of your journey would be something very different.
Dive with sharks, swim with exotic fish or just explore the reefs, either way, you won’t be lost for things to do on this luxury journey across this spectacular vista of land, beach and sea.
The second day sees your chartered vessel visit, Rashdoo Atoll, one for the adventurer and historian, one for the individual looking to connect spiritually. Here, you can find Buddhist temples alongside other religions, each practising peacefully and respectfully in the island getaway. Here, this backpacker enclave is what people search for, there is a mixture of great diving, great beaches, great guesthouses and even better cafés and restaurants, a hidden gem – so don’t tell anyone we told you!
Luxury cruising around Ari Atoll, Meerufenfushi and dhangethi expose you to the beauty of the Indian Ocean, the sun-kissed paradise of the Maldives as a set of island togetherness and yes, the water. We can’t go on more about the water if we tried, it’s perfect. Crystal clear and blue, everything you want to sit back and relax – this is what luxury cruising should be all about.
The journey finishes in Felidhoo, another tiny capital that packs a punch in quaint charm and unspoilt beauty. Here, from the fisherman to the boat builders, the guesthouses to the small cafés, you will fall in love with a different part of your beautiful, soul-quenching journey, right at the very end.
Why charter a yacht in the Maldives?
There are 200 islands, all of which could take a lifetime to explore but our journeys capture the real essence of discovering what the Maldives is about, relaxation. Here you will see what life on the islands are like, as well as revel in the beauty of a land that has never been spoilt by modern life.
Chartering a yacht in the Maldives is not only a great way to learn about new places, and experience total relaxation, it’s about discovering a passion for the seas, the beaches, wildlife and nature; the Maldives makes you want to relax, in total peace. We couldn’t recommend it more.
Looking for a luxury yacht holiday on the Maldives but don’t know much about the countries we cover? Here are some top tips.
Low season is classed as May to November whilst the shoulder seasons of March through to April provide to be very popular. December to February is the high season so please be aware that booking may be limited.
The currency for the Maldives is the Rufiyaa.
The official language is Dhivehi whilst English is spoken throughout the Maldives. More remote areas may require translation.
How to charter a yacht in the Maldives
You can access most of the Maldives by both sea and land but, once there, setting sail and exploring by yacht to is the best way to experience everything the area has to offer and make the holiday your own.