Known as one of the most exotic island nations, Maldives is a breathtaking destination and ideal for those who are looking for a beach relaxation or exploring the underwater world. The islands of Maldives lie in the southwest of India and are considered a part of south Asia. The capital of Maldives, Male is densely populated and is called the Kings Island because of its more central location amongst the other islands that make up this exquisite country. It is a heavenly world of sprawling coasts, action-packed water sports, romantic sunsets, rejuvenating spas and lavish cuisine. Maldives has about 1,192 coral islands and is one of the most preferred destinations for those who love oceanic getaways. This island country is a land of unparalleled beauty of scenic landscapes with infinite views of the crystal blue waters and white sands. Maldives houses several luxury resorts as well as hotels for the mid-range budget traveler. Every single luxury resort in Maldives is situated on its own island. There are dive resorts designed primarily for divers cleared expressly for people who want to spend most of their time underwater.