It seems as if travel has almost become an impossible dream. Fading further and further away into the distance. As lockdown follows lockdown; borders open, then close, new strains of covid appear. It’s been miserable to say the least. One luxury destination has managed to weather the storm of the global pandemic much better than some others, by virtue of its geology. The Maldives, made up of more than 200 islands, many of which are home to a single hotel or resort, has dealt admirably with a disease that could have wiped out their economy almost totally. For tourism is what they absolutely rely on.
I managed to visit two resorts during this time. Two top, family picks, for when international travel is permitted again. One brilliant, top value, super-affordable, five star and the other a once in a lifetime (or return every year if you can afford it!), fairytale, heaven on earth. Continue Reading