A little slice of Prestige World paradise…
Our current selection of Prestige World Indian Ocean luxury holidays currently includes just 2 perfect diverse locations for you to choose from we will be adding Seychelles in due course.
Known as the tear drop of India Sri Lanka is a just about the size of Ireland and is fringed with sandy shores. This colonial gem has so much more to offer beside beaches and offers some of the best service in the world – its people are a joy.
There is so much to explore in the fascinating interior of the island stretching right up to the North where it appears time has stood still. Trincomalee and Jaffna welcome visitors and although still relatively undeveloped there are good places to stay, eat and lots to see and explore.
Its dazzling interior reveals emerald green paddy fields, iridescent birds, Buddhist temples and shrines, historic kingdoms, misty hills and lakes festooned with colourful lotus flowers and elegant tea plantations sprinkled with luxury Sri Lankan boutique hotels. The remaining jungles allow elephants to roam free and leopards to stalk prey in National parks like Yala in the south of the island. The cultural triangle is host to several world heritage sites and should be included as part of your stay.
Strung out like pearls across some 90,000 sq km of the Indian Ocean similar in size to Portugal), the islands of the Maldives are a group of 1,190 tiny specks of land surrounded by unbelievable turquoise seas and sugar white sand . Just 200 are inhabited by the local population, and some 150 more are resorts.
The first resort opened in 1972 as a Robinson Crusoe style hide away. Today there is unrivalled luxury with many international chains vying for top spot.
Constantly upgrading and improving their facilities showing innovative glamour and ultra chic comfort ideas makes it doubly hard to choose a Prestige World luxury holidays in the Maldives. Where to start? Sea plane or Speed boat transfer? Beach Villa or Over water bungalow? All Inclusive or B&B. Is a house reef important? Can I dive? Is the number of restaurants key to your decision making? Does the resort cater for children? Does it have a spa?
There is an island that is right for everyone so do discuss your trip together, compile a list of what is important and give us a call to ensure this is the luxury break in Maldives you have always dreamed of. Below is a list of the top 10 of 30 islands voted for by Conde Nast readers. We can offer pretty much all hotels in the Maldives but it would be impossible to feature everyone. So we have gone with what we know best and the top pick from reputable travel partners.