Maldives

Last week, it appears that our Pinterest fans were wanderlusting after the glassy, cool water of a private pool at one of the 130 secluded villas at the One&Only Reethi Rah in the Maldives. Looking at the photo, it’s hard not to imagine yourself standing there, at the edge of the pool, set against the backdrop of powdery white sand, lush green palm trees and the clear water of the Indian Ocean.

Unfortunately, you better break open that piggy bank and book your trip soon — if sea levels continue to rise, the Republic of Maldives will be the first country to disappear into the ocean. In fact, that’s exactly why a luxurious visit to this chain of islands and atolls was my pick for our TravelChannel.com editors’ bucket list.

2 Responses

  1. Steve says:

    That's a lovely sight, the Reethi Rah is a fantastic resort. What a travesity it would be if the Maldives did disappear into the sea. Hopefully, it won't take something like that to happen before the powers that be can get their heads together and agree on an environmental policy to prevent it.

  2. maldivesexclusive says:

    Truly a nice posting and love your blog the most, pictures are nice and beautiful, Sea planes are an amazing to explore the beautiful Island..

    hotel in Maldives

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Allee SangioloA Boston native and Washington, DC, resident, Allee has been growing her bucket list since she began working as an Interactive Producer for TravelChannel.com. When not playing with her Frenchie...

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