From LAX, Emirates, British Airways and Malaysia Airlines offer connecting service (change of planes) to Malé. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $1,105.
WHERE TO STAY
Six Senses by Soneva Gili, doubles from $1,330 a night, www.sixsenses.com/
The Banyan Tree Madivaru, $3,340 a night for room, meals and select beverages; www.banyantree.com/
The Beach House at Manafaru Maldives, doubles from $850 a night, breakfast included. www.beachhousecol.
TO LEARN MORE
Maldives Tourism Promotion Board, 3rd Floor H. Aage, 12, Boduthakurufaanu Magu, Malé, Maldives; www.visitmaldives.comCopyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times