Maldives are a cluster of 1,190 emerald islands with dazzling green center of palm trees fringed with white sand and bordered by the clear turquoise Indian Ocean. A paradise for sun lovers, snorkelers and divers, Maldives is a perfect destination for a romantic getaway, honeymoon or a tranquil relaxing holiday. The airport, Male, is located centrally between the islands, and a speed boat or sea plane is used for airport to hotel transfers. The Maldives feature a variety of resorts, each resort located on its own little island, with its own unique charm. Accommodation ranges from individual cottages to over water villas.