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3 places in the Maldives for a team getaway

The Maldives is one of the Unesco world biosphere reserve islands in the world.

You can find plenty of engaging activities to do on this private island in South Asia.

From spa treatments, romantic getaways for all beach lovers and even finding the right family-friendly resort for your family, there are so many things to do on this island.

Tourism is well developed in North Male Atoll, which includes the tiny single-island atolls of Gaafaru Falhu and Kaashidhoo to its north along with the Fari islands, the new man-made island with overwater villas and overwater bungalows surrounded by marine life.

Many Maldives resorts in North Male have been converted into luxury travel destinations to become a paradise for guests.

Additionally, there are many inhabited islands these days that are now home to thriving guesthouse scenes.

The lovely Maldives tropical island can also be a great destination for a corporate retreat as you will find suitable resorts here offering excellent facilities and many opportunities for team building and relaxation.

Here are some Maldives resorts for you to plan your next team-building event:

1) Meeru island resort

Surrounded by panoramic views of the Indian Ocean, you will find a luxury tropical paradise of coconut palm trees, long stretches of white sandy beach, surrounded by sparkling clear, warm water in a turquoise lagoon and colourful coral reefs teeming with abundant marine life suitable for snorkelling and surfing under the sun.

It is also a multiple-award winning Resort in the Maldives and is rated as the top All-Inclusive Resort with family-friendly facilities like a kids club along with personalized service and the comforts of a second home.

There’s also a teen’s chill-out room, suitable for teenagers to escape and just enjoy some friendly billiard matches and dart throwing.

You can find the Garden rooms near the Dhoni Bar pool that houses 2 adults with 2 children and jacuzzi water villas suitable for water sports with direct access to the Indian ocean.

It is easy to plan your next relaxing team getaway or an exciting one filled with fun-filled daily activities like surfing and snorkelling in the ocean or swimming in the pool.

2) Amilla Maldives resort

Located in Baa Atoll, it is another luxury destination with plenty of diving and snorkelling sites including Hanifaru Bay, you will find their dine-around inclusive scene to be a memorable one on vacation.

They offer plenty of dining options such as eight dining experiences a week including four theme nights for guests.

You will find six sublime restaurants and cafes or even plan a luxury dine-by-design location under the stars which is suitable for couples or honeymooners.

Other than that, they also have 67 villas with large outdoor areas and a private pool with jungles and beautiful white sandy beaches all around ideal for your next beach volleyball team-building game.

If you are looking to visit various restaurants on Baa Atoll, this Maldives resort is the best resort for you to host your special events.

3) Centara grand island resort

This is a beautiful 5-star resort where you can stay in a water villa located directly on the ocean whilst listening to the sound of gentle waves as you watch the sunset.

Its white colonial-style villas contrast wonderfully with the intense blue crystal clear waters surrounding them.

The island also has all kinds of entertainment and facilities for kids including bunk beds and in-villa PlayStations.

Snorkelling and diving enthusiasts will be thrilled by the range of opportunities for outstanding underwater experiences like seeking out some of the Maldives’ best snorkelling and diving sites within a stone’s throw of the resort, where you can observe manta rays on the beautiful house reef which has its own submerged shipwreck.

Why should you plan a team-building event?

Many progressive companies choose to arrange corporate retreats for their employees to help to enhance communication whilst building camaraderie amongst employees along with increasing productivity.

A typical corporate retreat should feature both activity and relaxation.

Activities should be scheduled to help team members interact and bond with each other, and develop new ideas while featuring a unifying corporate culture.

This will help employees to gain an understanding of their colleagues’ abilities and likings as they relax and recharge on a holiday.

Choose the right date for the trip

The first step in planning is to choose suitable dates to ensure employees are able to attend the trip.

It is important for you to decide on the length of the retreat; whether it is for two to seven days, although it could be longer.

Next, you could formulate three different sets of dates for the retreat and get the employees to vote for which date they prefer.

The one with the most votes wins.

Whenever you are deciding to travel overseas, you need to decide if you are having the retreat during the peak season or off-peak season to get better rates for the resort.

Plan enough activities

You should select a resort that offers interesting activities and excursions for your employees.

This can include a dolphin-watching cruise aboard a traditional Maldivian dhoni sailing vessel which is sure to be a memorable experience.

A wellness retreat with yoga can also be another good event to have.

Otherwise, you can plan to have your employees spend time in the sea whilst utilizing snorkelling and other water sports facilities provided by the villa.

A quality spa could be another feature to look out for when selecting a resort for your retreat.

Arrange the flights and transfers

Finally, you need to arrange flights along with airport transfers for all your employees.

You will be able to save some money when you book plane tickets in advance.

If you have employees arriving from another time zone, they should be given enough time to acclimatize themselves before the retreat formally commences.

The Maldives’ Velana International Airport near Male will be the airport everyone arrives at regardless of how they traveled.

You will find that a domestic flight, private seaplane ride, or speedboat transfer will be a captivating experience as well.

Often, these transfers will be arranged for your convenience by the relevant resort.

If all this sounds like a lot of work, then just hire a team-building company in Singapore to help you create a team-building event to remember.

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