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. Here is just a sample of what you can experience on a one week Maldives yacht charter with Simpson Marine.
Begin your Maldives escape with a visit to one of the country’s countless islands. Sink your feet into warm sands and relax as you enjoy a private dining experience set up on the shoreside. 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.
For a taste of true Maldives luxury pay a visit to the Coco Palm Resort, one of the best-regarded luxury resorts in the country. Take your pick from one of the many restaurants, relax on a private beach, or dive in the company of Manta Rays. Return to your yacht for a sundowner on your private deck.
Don’t leave the Maldives without doing some fishing. Your crew can organize a local guide to show you all the best fishing spots around many of the stunning atolls. Return to your yacht and have your private chef cook up your catch, fresh from the ocean to your plate.
Another top pick luxury resort, the One & Only Resort has countless 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.
The Halaveli Island Resort boasts high-luxury and is also a great base to enjoy the island’s lagoon, which is ideal for snorkeling and diving. This is a particularly popular spot with families and children – a true natural playground. A popular offering is a “lagoon wine tasting” experience where you can sample some fine wines in the serene lagoon setting, waves lapping at your feet.
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.
Your one-week charter comes to an end with a visit to the Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, with pristine beaches and beautiful waters to enjoy. Sunbathe and relax at this romantic destination, before a final al fresco lunch on board your yacht. Why not treat yourself to a luxury spa treatment at the island’s renowned spa? Wave farewell to your yacht and depart with memories to last a lifetime.