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Maldive Islands:  One by One

Maldive Islands: One by One

While it may be the case that no man is an island, practically every resort in the Maldives is its own island, and they are exquisite destinations. Of the republic's 1,100 tiny tropical jewels stretching through the Indian Ocean southwest of India and Sri Lanka, about 200 are inhabited and nearly half of those are designated resorts. To visit, it's optimal to sample a few; island-hopping from the capital Male by seaplane, speedboat and charted airline. You might start at the Conrad Maldives where you're first greeted at the airport in capital city Male by the hotel's efficient staff and escorted to a luxury airport lounge with a delicious buffet and high-speed wi-fi to await the half-hour ride by a seaplane staffed with barefoot pilot and steward. Arriving at the resort, the staff lines up on the dock, to escort you to the lobby, set on the sand -- no shoes are required for the rest of the visit. The Conrad comprises two islands joined by a long boardwalk...

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