Indian Ocean / Australia Holidays Australia Australia is an incredible and unspoilt country of unique landscapes and incredible holiday experiences. This vast country offers a world of possibilities from arid deserts, rolling hills and the Outback to cosmopolitan cities, country towns and beautiful beaches. Maldives The Maldives is a natural paradise of over 1,000 low-lying islands in the middle of the Indian Ocean. Only 200 islands in the Maldives are inhabited, most of which feature private seafront villas overlooking sandy, white beaches or the azure waters which surround them. Seychelles The Seychelles is a tapestry of more than 100 exquisite island jewels on an azure expanse of Indian Ocean about 575 miles northeast of Madagascar. These tiny specs of intense green islands are comprised of coral atolls and stunning lagoons fringed with golden sands.