The choice is abundant with 21 islands to pick from, ranging from the authentic Equator Island, to the modern and luxurious Veligandu Resort & Spa.

It is good to see a range of fully flexible holiday durations available with great 3-star to 5-star rated accommodation.  Guests will fall in love with the attractive garden rooms and luxurious beach suites.  Alternatively, why not stay in a deluxe water suite, or bungalow on both reef and lagoon islands?  Diving enthusiasts will be in for a treat with fantastic opportunities to explore the Maldives wondrous underwater world.

This area is truly unique and features the best diving in the Maldives with a vast array of unspoilt coral formations, varied marine life and an impressive wreck dive. The island is best explored by bicycle with the hotel set in tranquil gardens. 

Prices from £1120 per person.

For ultimate luxury a visit to the 5-star Atmosphere Kanafusi Maldives will not disappoint.  Book the Premier Plus board which includes fine dining, premium wines and spirits.  Even better are the locations of the standalone villas which offer direct access to the pristine 2km long beach.  Guests can join in with an amazing choice of activities from learning how to climb and harvest coconut trees, weekly cocktail mixology class, Dhivehi language classes to picnics on uninhabited islands and snorkelling.

Prices from £2150 per person.

Further information:

All prices quoted are based on a 15th May departure from Heathrow and includes scheduled flights, 7-nights all-inclusive accommodation (apart from Nika Island which is based on full board) and airport transfers.

To find out more about holidaying in the idyllic Maldives, telephone Archers Holidays on 0800 668 1892

www.archersdirect.co.uk