Escape to the cobalt blue waters and postcard-perfect beaches of the Maldives for $2999 per person, including airfare and taxes. This deal shaves $1000 per person off competing packages.
Noted for its vibrant corals and diverse marine life, this island nation off the coast of India has been named one of The New York Times' 45 places to go in 2012.
Depart Mondays-Thursdays from Aug. 30 - Oct. 25 for this 5-star vacation that includes:
The $2999 price is from San Francisco or Los Angeles. Fly from Houston for $3299 per person or New York City for $3399 per person. Weekend departures are $60 more.
The beachfront resort features its own private coral reef and shipwreck for divers to explore, two restaurants and a full-service spa. Each of its 625-square-foot villas has a balcony with ocean views.