The Maldives with its icing sugar beaches and its azure blue seas is the archetypal vision of paradise. The 26-atoll archipelago comprises nearly 1,200 coral islands that rise to a maximum of just eight feet above sea level. With an average year-round temperature of just over 30⁰C, this is a sunseeker’s haven to escape and discover the unique yet delicate marine ecosystem on which this welcoming nation’s economy is founded.
The incredible diversity of sea life defines these islands. With over 2,000 species of fish, some of the world’s greatest concentrations of whales and dolphins and innumerable arthropods and molluscs – whether you prefer a snorkel or an air-tank, the sights will amaze.
SIX SENSES LAAMU
The splendid seclusion of a palm-fringed island paradise with endless vistas across sparkling Indian Ocean waters is the overwhelmingly beautiful setting for Six Senses Laamu. It is a place with inspiring equatorial sunrises above the translucent lagoon and romantic sunsets that dissolve into the evening sea. This is a perfect retreat for couples and families to truly escape and unwind.
Set on its own private island just a quick speedboat ride from the international airport, Gili Lankanfushi comprises just 45 over-water villas sustainably designed and blending seamlessly into the natural environment. Exceptional facilities and activities await to cater for your every wish as you immerse yourself in this blissful haven.
Destination – Climate Guidance
The Maldives is an excellent year-round destination with two main seasons, dry (November to April) and wet (May to October). The dry season is warm with average temperatures of 30⁰C with some short bursts of rain during November and December. During the wet season temperatures and humidity are high with an average of 7 hours of sunshine per day interspersed with some, often quite welcome, short downpours. Temperatures during the wet season rarely fall below 27⁰C.