The islands behold unparalleled charm and are loved by every traveller. Explore the beautiful Island Tours with Kakani Travels. The Maldives, officially the Republic of Maldives, is a small island nation in South Asia, located in the Arabian Sea of the Indian Ocean. It lies southwest of Sri Lanka and India, about 1,000 kilometres from the Asian continent. A tropical paradise, A String of Beautiful Islands Maldives is home to some of the most stunning beaches in the world. Azure waters and stretches of sparkling white sand, luxury resorts. Maldives is easily a year-round destination. The best time to visit Maldives is during Dec to Apr when the island experiences dry weather with little or no rain showers, making it the peak tourist season here. Mauritius, an Indian Ocean island nation, is known for its beaches, lagoons and reefs. The mountainous interior includes Black River Gorges National Park, with rainforests, waterfalls, hiking trails and wildlife like the flying fox. Capital Port Louis has sites such as the Champs de Mars horse track, Eureka plantation house and 18th-century Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Gardens.