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Maldives Overview

Resorts in the Maldives woo tourists with promises of ‘the last paradise on earth’. If your idea of paradise is a pristine, tranquil tropical island with swaying palm trees, pure white beaches and brilliant turquoise lagoons, then the Maldives won’t disappoint. This group of 1190 coral islands is also a major destination for scuba divers, who come for the fabulous reefs and the wealth of marine life; however, this is not a place for low budget backpackers or amateur anthropologists who want to travel independently and live as the locals do. Geography The Maldives is a chain of 26 coral atolls southwest [ ... ]