Addicted to Maldives recently had the pleasure of creating a magical Maldives experience for the beautiful and always stylish Jennifer Hawkins and her handsome beau Jake Wall.
Jennifer took time out after returning from her trip, to give us all a bit of an insight as to what really makes her “Addicted to Maldives”
Jennifer Hawkins sits down with Di Lechner from Addicted to Maldives
Di: When was your first trip to the Maldives and which resort did you stay at?
Jennifer: My first trip to Maldives was with Harpers Bazzar! I shot their cover in a Maticevski gown on a sand bank! It was one of the most incredible moments - the moment I fell in love with the Maldives.
Di: What have you seen change in that time in the Maldives?
Jennifer: The Maldives is more accessible now, and on the to-do list of every person I talk to.
Di: How does the Maldives compare to any other island destination that you have visited?
Jennifer: There are so many beautiful destinations around the world, but the water, people, and food are out of this world in the Maldives! My favourite for sure.
Di: Can you describe how you would spend your idea of the perfect day in the Maldives?
Jennifer: Well you can do as you please that's the beauty of the Maldives!
I eat a large healthy breakie, followed by a gym session, snorkelling, then a massage. A dip in the ocean then chill out with a good book, eat a yummy lunch and have an afternoon nap, jump on a jet ski for an hour, finished with a sunset cocktail & beautiful dinner.... and dancing under the stars!
Di: What is your favourite memory / memories of your time in the Maldives?
Jennifer: Our honeymoon!!! It was a trip of a lifetime... 2 weeks of pure bliss, I didn't want to come home. Lots of laughs, tequila, sun, and dancing!! Enough said.
Di: You have visited many of the luxury resorts in the Maldives, can you share with us your top picks for the:
- Best Villa - Jennifer: Cheval Blanc / One&Only
- Best Spa Treatment - Jennifer: Huvafen Fushi / One&Only
- Best Food Experience - Jennifer: Six Senses Laamu
- Best Snorkelling - Jennifer: Amilla Fushi
- Best Lagoon - Jennifer: Soneva Jani
Di: What are your top 3 beauty must takes for an island holiday?
Jennifer: Jbronze tan, SPF (sunscreen) and an exfoliating mask!
Di: Fashion is a huge part of your life, do you have favourite label or item of clothing that you always take with you when traveling to the Maldives?
Jennifer: I always take a collections of hats! Elegant and practical!
Di: What is it about the Maldives that keeps drawing you back?
Jennifer: The Maldives is a place I switch off and recharge, so I come back a new (better) person.
Di: Why should other people visit the Maldives?
Jennifer: It's hard to explain, once you visit - you'll know and you won't be sorry, ever!!! It's magical.
Di: What is the first home cooked meal you like to enjoy after traveling?
Jennifer: Spag Bol with broccoli!
Di: Are you Addicted to Maldives?
Jennifer: Ha.. Absolutely!