Prepare for paradise. Here, the exotic meets the luxurious, across the beautiful blanket of the azure Indian Ocean.
Where warm sunshine is your constant travel companion and turquoise waters and white sandy beaches
are all around, a sense of bliss and calm is certainly assured.
Choose to enrich yourself in the culture of Sri Lanka
, marvel at Mauritius
or simply kick back and relax in the Maldives
To many, the dream holiday destination of the Maldives
is a holiday-in-a-lifetime destination, with tiny islands perfectly surrounded by picturesque lagoons, making it a haven for sun-lovers
and romantic couples
. Home to some of the world’s best diving
and snorkelling experiences, jump in head first and discover the beauty of the marine world. In short, the stresses of everyday living will seep away from the moment you touch down.
retains a sense of fascinating history but it is very much the past meets the present (and future), with stunning temples alongside beautiful beaches
and national parks. This makes for an ideal spot for couples
alike. Browse ancient Buddhist shrines and historic kingdoms, which are all a regular feature as you tour the island or, simply sit back and enjoy some of the best beaches and breathtaking landscapes in the world.
is renowned for the very best hotels, untouched, much-loved beaches and sumptuous spas
, while the 115 islands of the Seychelles
means there is something for everyone. Above ground is stunning but an underwater paradise also awaits. Diving
and snorkelling fans, or those wanting to sample sailing
or boarding, will be in their element for sure.
too, will be so glad they made the Indian Ocean their holiday destination. The area is renowned for fresh and inventive multicultural cuisine. Influenced by Africa
, the Middle East
expect a flavour explosion with every mouthful from breakfast through to dinner.
Perhaps it’s thanks to this colourful mix and its many historic and contemporary influences that, time and time and time again, the Indian Ocean is a true favourite as a luxury
WINGED BOOTS WISDOM
While it would be completely understandable to spend an entire Indian Ocean holiday on a stunning white-sand beach, our advice is don’t forget to venture outside of your resort. From diving excursions to elephant orphanages and a host of magnificent temples, be sure to soak up the true beauty of this part of the world.