4th Edition. Bradt Publications. 224 pages. Now in its fourth edition, Maldives is of value to every visitor, from backpacker to billionaire. Attracting jetsetters, honeymooners and those in search of a safe, stylish and hasslefree holiday, the Maldives are changing rapidly. Expanding air links with Europe have made it the world's preferred playground and this edition includes over 20 new resorts in addition to the 90 already covered. Whether you want to visit unspoiled coral reefs on a diving safari, go big game fishing, or sip exotic cocktails before a gourmet meal, the Maldives is the place to experience a simple yet enchanting holiday. ? Fully updated the 4th edition of Maldives now covers the entire archipelago ? Reviews of more than 20 resorts opened since the last edition ? Safari cruises, diving and snorkelling
Lonely Planet Publications. You're not dreaming - it really is this good. The Maldives is the world epicentre of tropical luxury. Raise a cocktail-filled glass in your lavish over-water villa to this extraordinary patch of paradise: picture-perfect coral atolls strewn across the cobalt-blue Indian Ocean. Stretch out on blissful beaches in the fringed shade of coconut palms - go on, you deserve it. This bestselling guide is your passport to the holiday of a lifetime. CHOOSE WISELY - our author gives you the facts before you book your stay; the Choosing a Resort chapter and detailed listings compare all the resorts. SUBMERGE - our Snorkelling, Diving & Surfing chapter gives you the when, where and how on getting the best out of all the offshore pursuits. KNOW THE BACKGROUND - dedicated History and Culture chapters give you the picture behind the postcards. JUMP THE FENCE - we give you the options on escaping your resort and meeting the locals.
Interlink Publishing. 364 pages. Size 5?"x8?". Includes over 200 full-color photographs, plus maps, and provides a comprehensive and detailed description of the country together with all the essential data that tourists, business visitors, or students are likely to require. A garland of gems strewn across the equator; the Maldives is a chain of 1,190 Indian Ocean coral islands, and one of the world's best-kept secrets. Spectrum presents the first and only comprehensive and visitor-friendly guide to the wonders of this paradise regained.