Arriving at Maafushivaru, Maldives



2 flights, 18 hours, 3 questionable plane meals and 7 films later we arrived in Male, capital of The Malidives.

We spent our first night on Kurumba, a small island 10 minutes away from the capital island. It’s chic and modern with a stunning beach.

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The next morning we hopped on a speedboat back to the airport. Our little island of Maafushivaru is around 35 minutes in a seaplane, a very exciting prospect!

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The plane hurtled down its ocean runway and before I knew it I was soaring over what felt like another planet. The colours, shapes and formations are out of this world.

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We stepped off the plane onto what can only be described as paradise, straight from the pages of Conde Naste. The sun shone bright over the azure water, so incredibly vibrant that it almost hurts your eyes at first.


We were taken straight to our home for the following 11 nights. The beach villa is so homely and cosey yet very chic. It’s the perfect mix.

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Β I am writing this post in the little coffee shop, sheltered from the rain that has decided to join us this morning. More Maldives posts to follow very soon!

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  • this has got me SO excited – we are off to the Maldives in December for our honeymoon! looks stunning. x

    Miho @ Wander to Wonder

    • You will have an absolute blast, the most incredible place. Enjoy πŸ™‚ x

  • Anonymous

    I spent 2 weeks in the Maldives for our honeymoon back in 1999.

    We are planning on a visit to celebrate our 25th anniversay.

    It is just like heaven on earth.

  • Hannah

    Gorgeous post!! Can’t wait to see more xx

  • Holy gorgeous- I’ve always dreamt of going to the Maldives. Absolute paradise. Loving the pics- keep ’em coming!


  • Ava

    Those pictures from the plane are just amazing!! Beautiful post

  • Gosh you completely reminded me of my trip to Maldives! We went for our honeymoon in 2011 and for all it was worthy for all the right reasons. We stayed at Meeru Island resorts, which one are you staying in?

    • We stayed at Maafushivaru, incredible island and resort!

  • The picture of the planes lined up along the jetty is beautiful, and so different to what you usually see. Great post!

  • These pictures are absolutely beautiful!! I really need to go to the Maldives asap! The spa’s there are meant to be fab too x

  • Amazing pics of Maafushivaru