Take a break from your busy life for this holiday spot. Whether you want to kick back and relax, shop until you drop or ramble through ruins, there’s a destination for you.
Travel time: 4 hours 10 minutes.
Duration: Three nights.
Why: In the Indian Ocean, the Maldives is a spectacular series of islands that offer dazzling beauty, a scenic setting to unwnd in, but it’s also perfect for watersport fans.
Highlights: Naifaru, Seenu Atoll, Kudahuvadhoo Island, Grand Friday Mosque or Masjid-al-Sultan in the country’s capital, Male, Male’s National Museum, President’s Palace, Republic Square and exotic pure white sandy beaches, lush green foliage and shallow lagoons.