Cocoa Island: An Idyllic Haven in the Maldives


If you are one of those people who long for a peaceful retreat and a life surrounded by serene and natural environment even for just a few days, then Cocoa Island in the Maldives is the perfect travel and vacation place for you. It is an atoll, an island of coral that encircles a lagoon, in the shallow waters of a coral reef in the Indian Ocean. It is just a ten minute walk from end to end with absolutely nothing on it but the hotel. If you are the type of traveler who longs for an active nightlife, this place is not for you. There are many places in Cocoa Island that encourages a person to just waste time and take a look at the marvelous surroundings that nature and mankind has provided. Its coral reef and waters is home to some of the world’s most beautiful and colorful fishes. The place also offers water sports and activities like diving and snorkeling. But guests are treated a view of the colorful and beautiful fishes right at their backdoor, no need for them to look for them or swim and dive to see these interesting water creatures. The place offers its guests serene and relaxing rooms, a luxurious spa, a pool, and a superb and healthy cuisine. Guests are treated a stay on charming dhonis (Maldivian fishing boats) with short staircase out the back door, leading from a tiny balcony straight down into the pristine shallow waters. The view is just simply breathtaking as you can see the Indian Ocean through the large French windows. They also have new villas built over the lagoon at both ends of the walkway where one has his own private jetty. These villas are usually for royalty and celebrity guests who longs for total privacy. There are villas that face the sunrise and others face the sunset. So, if you’re longing for the perfect sun, sea, sky and quiet natural surroundings for your next vacation, remember the Cocoa Island, an idyllic Haven in the Maldives. (click images for larger view)


















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