With over a thousand coral islands found within this Indian Ocean destination, there are many magical Maldives islands to choose from when planning your travels. One of the most breathtaking honeymoon destinations on earth, the Maldives comprises 26 ring-shaped atolls, which in turn are home to its many islands. While some are completely remote and wild, others are home to exclusive resorts that offer idyllic tropical holidays.

The capital, Malé, is a bustling town that is home to markets, restaurants, bars and plenty of interesting historical landmarks. Each island within each of the inhabited atolls offer visitors a diversity of things to see and do. Whether you are daydreaming about spending your days on a white powdery beach, you are keen to explore the many excellent dive and snorkelling spots or you are planning a family holiday, you are sure to find plenty of magic within the numerous Maldives islands.

Maldives Islands: Where to Stay and What to Do

The seductive islands of Maldives are located in the Indian Ocean composed of 26 coral atolls, consisting of hundreds of islands. To help you decide on where to stay within the Maldives islands, we have put together a list of the most popular islands.


Home to Kuredu Island Resort, this island is a great choice for food lovers. This resort offers a number of delicious buffet restaurants, along with à la carte dining, tropical cocktails, and cuisine that ranges from Japanese to fresh seafood, Mediterranean, and island fare. There is also a 6 hole Pitch & Putt Golf Course, PADI dive centre, and plenty of other things to enjoy here as well.


Situated on the southern South Male atoll, this island is a great place for those wanting to venture beneath the water. There are a number of outstanding dive sites found in close reach, which include a whale shark zone. The house reef is found just a short distance away from the beach, with some amazing snorkelling to be enjoyed. Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa is also home to a spa, a lagoon and various dining options.


With its backdrop of lush tropical vegetation, lagoon and white sandy beach, Olhuveli is picture-perfect. Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort offers the perfect place for those wanting to escape to a peaceful tropical retreat, with spa treatments, snorkelling, dining, relaxation and swimming all par for the course.


The pristine island of Ookolhufinolhu lies in Lhaviyani Atoll. This is the type of island made famous in travel brochures, with never-ending white sandy beaches, tropical vegetation, azure lagoon and an ocean that spans as far as the eye can see. Cocoon Maldives Resort feels as though it is somewhere far away from the world, offering a spa, dining options and plenty of heavenly features that further revive the soul.

Start planning your very own tropical island escape today. Leave us a message below, or send your details to the Travel Break team so that we can help you plan your dream trip to the Maldives islands.

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