Indian ocean island Srilanka & Maldives is the most sought after destination for decades. Beyond the stretch of calm, indigo-blue sea, a line of breaking waves marks the coral reef where recreational divers discover vividly coloured tropical fish and living corals.
A single line of footprints crosses the golden sand towards the Indian Ocean, which spills softly onto the beach There's a beach for all tastes, budgets and seasons in the lovely islands. Both offers meters of idyllic sandy beaches. With its year-round summer and two different weather systems, whatever the time of year, there's always a beach with sunshine and a choice of calm seas or steady surf depending on what you feel like.