Soft white sand, natural beauty, sweeping coral reefs and vibrant blue waters… welcome to the Maldives! With more than 26 atolls, and over 1000 coral islands, the Maldives and yachting go hand in hand as so many of the best spots are only accessed by boat. Incredible diving and abundant sea life make the warm ocean ideal for exploring. A two-week Maldives yacht charter with Simpson Marine will help you make the most of all of this must-do destination has to offer.
Day 1: Maadhoo Finolhu Island, South Ari Atoll
Start your Maldives charter with a visit to one of over 1000 perfect islands. The stretching white sands of Maadhoo Finolhu island, which began life as a sandbank, look like they have sprung from a postcard and the crystal clear water will prove too inviting to resist. Enjoy a beach picnic prepared by your crew before exploring the island’s shore line by snorkeling or diving.
Day 2: Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, North Malé
Pay a visit to the Taj Exotica island resort, with pristine beaches and beautiful waters to enjoy. Sunbathe and relax at this romantic destination, before an al fresco lunch on board your yacht. Why not treat yourself to a luxury spa treatment at the island’s renowned spa?
Day 3: Coco Bodu Hithi, North Malé
Boasting luxury chic fusion, with authentic Maldivian touches, the Coco Bodu Hithi is home to luxury villas, restaurants, bars and beautiful beaches, a water sports centre and coral reefs. Another hub to relax and enjoy your time in the Maldives – enjoy the unspoilt view from beneath your own private palm tree.
Day 4: One & Only Resort, North Malé
Cruise to another top luxury resort, the One & Only, which is located on one of the largest islands in the North Malé atoll and has numerous amenities including a beautiful day spa for the ultimate in relaxation. Enjoy the resort’s many restaurants and bars, relax on the beach or take your pick from a wide choice of water sports to make the most of the warm, clear waters.
Day 5: Dhuni Kolhu, Baa Atoll
Enjoy more unspoiled beauty on Duni Kolhu, located in the waters of the Baa atoll. Located in a designated UNESCO biosphere reserve Dhuni Kolhu is home to some incredible marine life and reefs. Enjoy the barefoot luxury of the Coco Palm reserve, before diving into unforgettable waters.
Day 6: Baa Atoll
Continue exploring the beautiful Baa atoll. Enjoy a private beach barbeque on your own stretch of deserted sand spit, with just the white sand and waves for company.
Day 7: Hirundhu Island, Baa Atoll
Continue your quest for recharging and relaxation and cruise to Hirundhu island, another one of the Baa atoll’s very special secrets. Sample a fresh barbeque on the beach, before enjoying another incredible snorkelling experience – you will marvel at the sheer quantity of varied sea life to be seen.
Day 8: Soneva Fushi, Baa Atoll
Another Baa atoll luxury resort, situated on a private island, Soneva Fushi has been designed to be eco-friendly and at one with its surroundings. Relax with a luxurious massage before spending time on the beach. Travel back to your yacht and enjoy a fresh cocktail while watching the sun go down.
Day 9: Gemendhoo Island, Dhaalu Atoll
Once inhabited by 500 people, today Gemendhoo is one of a line of 11 uninhabited islands in a row and ruins of former residences can still be seen when you visit. At low tide you can walk from Gemendhoo to the other islands. Explore and relax, enjoying another day in these serene surroundings.
Day 10: Kihavah island, Baa Atoll
Encircled by a turquoise lagoon, the island of Kihavah has bright white sand and stunning beaches and is home to the Anantara resort. Lush vegetation stands out in stark contrast the blues of the ocean and the island is surrounded by a coral reef that is rich with life. The island has an incredible underwater restaurant, where you are surrounded by shoals of fish as you dine. Finish the day by sitting on your private yacht deck under the stars and reflect on another day in paradise.
Day 11: Hanifaru Bay Natural Reserve, Baa Atoll
Get up close and personal with Manta Rays and whale sharks today – Hanifaru Bay is famous as a nursing ground for grey sharks and sting rays, and one of the only places in the world where male whale sharks come to mate. Watching hundreds of manta rays gather to eat in this space, no bigger than a football field, is an unforgettable experience. You will depart the Bay feeling exhilarated and having completed a true bucket list experience.
Day 12: Mudhdhoo Island, Baa Atoll
Mudhdhoo island is home to another luxury resort, Dusit Thani, which blends Thai styling with the local Maldivian culture. Swim in one of the Maldives’ largest infinity pools, relax on the beach or sample the award-winning Devarana spa, located high up in the coconut trees.
Day 13: Olhahali Island, North Malé
Another day, another one of the countless Maldivian islands. Sink your feet into warm sands and relax as you enjoy a private dining experience set up on the shore side. Why not dive in the incredible Olhahali cave, which is more than 40-metres long, before coming back to shore to watch the sun set over the waves?
Day 14: North Malé to Velana
Wrap up your Maldives charter experience with a gentle cruise through the stunning waters back towards Velana and the airport. Soak in the last of the Maldives magic with a final lunch on board your yacht before transferring to the conveniently close airport Wave farewell to your yacht and depart with memories to last a lifetime.
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