The Maldives – Unrivalled luxury awaiting exploration

Are you are planning a romantic escape to mark a special anniversary or would like to go on holiday with your family? Consider the Maldives – the epitome of paradise.

Surrounded by a turquoise sea, life at The Maldives follows no rigid time-frame. This lavish destination is located on top of a vast underwater mountain range and has approximately 1190 islands and sandbanks. The pearl string like islands cover a land area of no less than 298 km with all the islands encircled by a lagoon of crystal clear water.

“Our Maldive resorts, Club Med Kani and Finolhu Villas are perfect for holidays as they offer exclusive luxury and a haven of peace and discovery,” says Marketing Manager for Club Med Southern Africa, Lesego Matabane.

Redesigned in 2010 and located on a paradise island garden Club Med Kani promises a relaxed, cosmopolitan atmosphere. Guests can choose between the Superior Rooms, and Lagoon Suites and enjoy the private beach which is equipped with deckchairs, parasols, hammocks, showers and a beach bar. This resort has an infinity pool located on the edge of the beach, two restaurants, bars and guests have access to all the services and activities.

Club Med also offers an Eco Nature resort, The Finolhu Villas, which is situated on the private and beautifully preserved island of Gasfinolhu. The Villas respect all the norms for eco construction and provide the perfect balance between contemporary luxury and natural charm. The 52 Villas on stilts or on the beach each have their own terrace and private pool, and an attentive yet discreet butler. The resort also has a gourmet restaurant, a magnificent bar round a spacious swimming pool, tennis courts, a fitness room and Club Med Spa by ILA.

“In line with our worldwide goal to respect the local environment where we are located, Finolhu Villas Resort features a total of 6,000 sqm of solar photovoltaic panels, resulting in Club Med producing an important part of the island’s energy requirements with the natural sunlight,” says Matabane.

The Maldives, best-known for its relaxing qualities, offers an array of activities. Couples can delight in sunset strolls along the shore or lounge on the deck of a sailboat.

For the ultimate relaxation experience, a visit to the spa is a must and guests can treat themselves to a massage and appreciate a wide range of beauty treatments.

If you choose to bring the whole family, our resorts offer unbeatable holiday options. Parents and kids can enjoy beach picnics, water sports, boat rides, dolphin and whale watching. The Maldives is also home to some of the world’s most exotic sea creatures and boasts over 2 000 species of fish, ranging from reef fish, to whales, sharks and dolphins.

“Also known for its rich culture of music, dance and fine dining. Guests can enjoy drinks in the sand, under the shade of coconut trees, or scrumptious meals under the starry night sky,” concludes Matabane.

Club Med provides the best in luxury experiences so whichever resort you choose to stay in, every day with your loved ones will have many special moments.