Dotting the middle of the Indian Ocean is a paradise almost 1200 islands strong--the Maldives. Loosely translated as the “Garland” (Sanskrit) or “Necklace” (Sinhala) Islands, the Maldives is a choice locale for those on the search for a lush and pristine destination.
When To Go
The average temperature in the Maldives is around 82 °F, often with clear skies and warm waters. July sees an increase in rain showers but is considered low season in the archipelago--which makes this time period an option for travelers looking to avoid the bulk of tourists.
Where to Stay
With hundreds of picturesque beaches ...