Thursday, October 14, 2010

Dream Vacation: Maldives







As the weather gets colder, the days get shorter, and we settle into Fall/Winter mode, I can't help but dream about tropical vacations and white sandy beaches. Although I don't have a vacation in sight, the Maldives (an island nation in the Indian Ocean) is at the top of my dream vacation list. Everything about this place screams luxury, romance, and relaxation. Even if I never actually make it to the Maldives (but here's to hoping), these pictures certainly brighten my day.

42 comments:

Café Bellini said...

It's on my list, too! I used to have one of those pictures (bungalow on the water) as my screensaver at work..!

this free bird said...

That's it Valerie. If I win the lottery we're going!! I'll be dreaming about this for months.

xoxo,
Carrie
ps-this is what i get for an early evening nap :(

annelise said...

My aunty and uncle went to the Maldives a couple of years ago, she said it was nothing short of paradise.

I NEED a holiday (or vacation. Whatever.).

Katie said...

Those pictures are stunning! That restaurant? Oh my gosh!

Diana Mieczan said...

I am dreaming of a warm sand and I always wanted to stay in one of those houses on the water:)...Thanks for the dream, sweetie
I love those photos:)
kisses,sweetie

georgia~gigi said...

Good Morning Valerie! Love these beautiful images! I do hope you'll get there someday!
I hope you have a wonderful day!
Smoochies
gi gi

Cara said...

We almost went there for our honeymoon, but in the end the plane trip alone was too much to handle!

Lisa Griffin said...

i have always wanted to go to the maldives, they are up there with tahiti as the ultimate tropical getaway!
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Lindsay said...

Gorgeous! The perfect vacation for sure. xoxo

Anna said...

OH wow. This is now on my list too. I hope we all get to go one day!!

Nikki said...

Valerie, we think alike! This is on the top of my list too!
I've always dreamed of staying in one of those water huts.

Maybe second honeymoons??

xx
Nikki

Torrie said...

What beautiful pictures to wake up to... lovely, serene images before the start of a very busy day:).

If you do ever make it there, I'd love to tag along!

Andrea said...

I am right there with you babe. How amazing would it be to stay in one of those villas on the water?!?

Jaime @ La vie...J'aime said...

I couldn't agree more- GORGEOUS. Def a honeymoon spot :)

Cafe Fashionista said...

Ohmigosh I am in love! I don't think I would ever come home if I spent a few days here - I want to live there!! :P

Gabriel said...

That looks amazing! Can I come?

Marcie said...

Talk about luxury! These photos are making me crave an international and tropical vacation. Which reminds me, I need to get my 2011 vacation the books to keep me motivated.

How awesome does the beach look? I've never seen water so clear.

xo M

Josie said...

My dear, I am so with you on this. Couldn't we all use a little tropical vacation as things cool down?
xo Josie
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Lauren @ Dreams Take Flight said...

This is totally my dream vacation too!

Lisa Lisa Lisa said...

UUuum YES!!! What a wonderful vacation spot! Blogger girls trip ;)
Oh okay, I would understand why you would want to go with the hubs instead.

erin said...

Can I please stay in a hut about the water?! I'd never leave!!

Alicia said...

Oh Maldives is on my dream vacation list too! One of my girlfriends went and said it was AMAZING...ahhh!

Leeann @ Join the Gossip said...

Gorgeous! I can't wait for my getaway to the Dominican Republic in December. Hope the beaches look like this :)

Mrs. Parker said...

That photo of the restaurant is crazy awesome! Definitely sparking a travel bug dream in me too

anna :)

Jamie said...

When do we leave??? LOL! This place looks amazing!!

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Chicago Mom (Heather) said...

Seriously just looking at the pictures is good! I love the restaurant!

Krystal said...

holy cow....that looks nice :) blogger meetup!

Amber Blue Bird said...

oh wow this location looks divine

Connie @ SogniESorrisi said...

That water is perfection.

THE ALTERNATIVE WIFE said...

I have ALWAYS wanted to go to the Maldives! I'm all for a group trip :)

Daisy said...

my sentiments exactly Valerie. The closest I'm getting to paradise is Sanibel Island Florida in a couple weeks. I'd give anything to be able to travel to the Maldives. sighhhh

Jess said...

My gosh - that water is insanely beautiful!!

Fifth Sparrow said...

Oh my gosh. How unbelievable?! I'm going to start saving my pennies now! xx

style'n said...

It's so timely you post this because right around this time of year I start thinking about where I want to go in February-you know when it gets so freakin cold and miserable in Boston! I have never been to the Maldives but I hear it's gorgeous.

asequindressatbreakfast said...

stunning! it's funny how pics and ideas can be relaxing even if it isn't something that we're going to do ourselves! adore these pics!

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Cindy said...

Looks amazing!!

Bella @Bellgetsreal said...

Love!

I love watching sea creature move. So gentle and graceful. The last shot is a definite yes.

She Wore It Well said...

check out the ayana resort in bali.. thats one place that's on my list!!! x

shopgirl said...

These look heavenly .-)) sigh.

xo

Samantha said...

Sign me up for the next flight to the Maldives! It is definitely on my list of dream vacations too!

-Samantha
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