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Travelling with a Secret Paradise local guide allows guests to discover the ‘real’ Maldives, all the time basking in the natural beauty of these paradise-island surroundings.Friday, 7 June 2019

Travelling with a Secret Paradise local guide allows guests to discover the ‘real’ Maldives, all the time basking in the natural beauty of these paradise-island surroundings.

Secret Paradise Maldives, an eco-tourism business, encourages travellers to visit and explore islands with its team of local guides. Secret Paradise ensures that communities benefit from the guided tours by utilising local produce, businesses and employment. It also creates ways to sustain the natural beauty of the islands, taking action to protect them where needed. The company works hard to sustain the natural environment of the Maldives, through education and awareness initiatives in conjunction with local NGOs. Guests travelling with Secret Paradise have the chance to support such programmes (should they wish) during their stay.

Secret Paradise believes that the best way to experience the natural beauty of the Maldives and gain an insight into the local culture is to travel with a professional local guide.

These guides have years of knowledge and expertise to share about their island home. They’re passionate about sharing their country, culture, history and personal experiences with guests and offer perceptions that travellers simply can’t gain from guidebooks.

One of the best elements of Secret Paradise tours is without doubt the opportunities for cultural immersion. Gain exceptional insight into local Maldivian life, culture, history, traditions, food and language from the perspective of a local guide, fused with the exploration of picturesque islands. Secret Paradise tours include such privileges as being welcomed into a Maldivian family’s home for a traditional dining experience, trying hedhikaa (afternoon tea snacks) and spending time with local NGOs. All of these are experiences that are generally missed if travelling independently or staying at a Maldives resort. Secret Paradise group tours also provide great opportunities to meet and travel with like-minded travellers, all with the comfort and reassurance of a local guide.

DON'T MISS

Island-hop with a local guide, experiencing everything from cooking and craft lessons to snorkelling and sunset cruises

NEED TO KNOW

KEY FACILITIES

• Guiding tours since 2012
• Expert local knowledge
• Eco-tourism company

KEY ACTIVITIES

• Guided island hopping tours
• Private tours and group travel
• Tailor made tours
• Day tours
• Cultural experiences

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T: +960 335 5590

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