27 little-known facts that will fascinate you

Join us on a historical wanderlust trail all around Asia

Ever wondered how many temples there are in Bali? Or how Leonardo Da Vinci shaped the snorkelling gears we use today? Read on to embark on a journey through history like never before.

In partnership with HISTORY™, we've launched a series of videos guaranteed to intrigue your curious minds. Scroll on and be fascinated by the historical wanders of Asia.

Kani

3 fun facts you probably never knew

The snorkel was first used over 5,000 years ago by sea sponge farmers from Crete, to dive and cut enemy ships loose.

Snorkels have since become more sophisticated with famous inventors like Alexander The Great and Leonardo Da Vinci further enhancing it for undersea exploration.

Today, snorkeling is a popular activity especially in the Maldives. Club Med Kani offers exclusive snorkel trails where over 700 marine species, including the elusive manta rays, can be appreciated.

Watch the video to discover the evolution of snorkeling from war tool to recreation

Finolhu Villas

3 fun facts you probably never knew

Maldives is the world’s lowest country (comprising of 1,194 coral islands), with an average ground-level elevation of 1.5m.

Over the years, global warming has resulted in rising sea levels that threaten these fragile islands and ecosystems.

Club Med Finolhu Villas play a part in the conservation efforts of Maldives, by installing 67,000 square feet of solar panels, supporting marine life restoration programs and other sustainable green globe-certified operations.

Watch the video to learn about protecting the fragility of Maldives islands

Explore our resorts in the Maldives

Club Med Kani

Club Med Kani all-inclusive resort in the Maldives is simply paradise. A two-kilometre stretch of private beach offers you endless chances to unwind and fully experience what the island has to offer, from diving with marine life to thrill seeking water sports. Then sit down to enjoy a magical dinner on the beach as the sun sets over the island…

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Club Med Finolhu Villas

Find your perfect romantic hideaway in the heart of the Maldives. At Club Med Finolhu Villas, you can enjoy the finest experiences including panoramic views, underwater discoveries, and pampering indulgences. Allow us to propose an itinerary that is as bold, trendy, and once-in-a-lifetime as your dream getaway should be.

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