Maldives

Tips and Articles in Maldives

The adult play palace that is PER AQUUM Niyama resort in the Maldives is not stopping at an underwater nightclub and a fine dining restaurant that is only accessible by boat, having last month unleashed another unconventional hospitality offering:...
If you’ve always wondered what it feels like to stare your dinner in the face, this could be your chance. Subsix, the underwater space at PER AQUUM Niyama resort in the Maldives, has reopened after a lavish revamp, and now functions partly as a re...
Amilla Fushi, a new private-island resort in the western Maldives, contains everything a modern castaway might need: limestone-and-timber houses, outdoor rain showers, a spa with its own tea lounge, an 8,000-bottle wine cellar, and rooms with pers...
There’s no escaping it: after a day hoofing it around Paris from Montmartre to Montparnasse; off-roading in a bare-bones Land Rover on safari in Botswana; or attacking moguls in Vail, CO, the day’s activities are bound to haunt you. One of the old...
For most of us, running out of toothpaste is easily remedied by a quick trip to the local drugstore. For Kirsten and Carl Dixon, owners of the Winterlake Lodge on mile 198 along the Iditarod Trail in South Central Alaska, it involves calling an ai...
Sustainability “People want to create spaces that tell their story,” Global Vision Awards jury member David Gensler says. “They want to be direct and inspiring in a complicated world.” These four winners embrace the idea that building and operati...
Trekking, Walking, and Biking Alpine Ascents Adrenaline-inducing mountaineering trips that tackle the world’s tallest peaks, including less extreme itineraries such as a seven-day hike up Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro. 206/378-1927. T+L Trip...
Viceroy: International architects Yabu Pushelberg have reinterpreted tropical chic at the 61-villa Viceroy. Expect Modernist interiors with lagoon views and private plunge pools, as well as a tree-house lounge. Vagaru Island. $$$$$ Anantara Kih...
See our slideshow of World’s Best Tented Camps. Alice Temperley likes to camp. Which is why the British fashion designer, who escapes her London workshop to rusticate in a tepee on her Somerset country estate, was recently commissioned by One & O...
The 1970’s The traveler’s map sure looked different in T+L’s first decade. Future hot spots like Shanghai, Prague, Moscow, and Saigon were still well beyond the pale, but Americans were heading to Burma, to Iran (then booming under the shah), and...
Andaz Parent: Hyatt Back Story: Hyatt threw out the reception desk when it invented Andaz in 2007, so guests can feel like the hotel is their private pied-à-terre. Where You’ll Find Them: Hollywood, New York, and London, among other cities. Resor...
It may not have a fleet of 14 bespoke Rolls-Royce Phantoms like its legendary 1928 namesake in Hong Kong, but the Peninsula Beverly Hills, designed by James Northcutt, prides itself on extraordinary service just the same. Like the monogrammed pill...
Uruguay Head south of the equator to Punta del Este and join the jet set at Las Piedras Fasano (doubles from $850), which has 20 sleek bungalows designed by São Paulo–based Isay Weinfeld. The restaurant serves Italian dishes like osso buco and du...
Forget the airport taxi: From the Persian Gulf to Punta Cana and Hong Kong to Bora-Bora, upscale hotels, resorts, lodges, and safari camps are perfecting the art of the unique arrival. These days, a "shuttle" to the hotel is more likely to be a he...
Seen from above, the Maldives look like amoebic tufts floating in a vast petri dish. On the ground, this necklace of islands southwest of Sri Lanka in the Indian Ocean defines many people's idea of balmy perfection: transparent lagoons, coral reef...