• I recently had the chance to spend five nights in the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island , a unique luxury resort in the Maldives, thanks to a pile of Hilton hotel points I'd been saving up.
  • To get to the resort, which is located on two private islands, you have to take a seaplane from the Maldives' main international airport in Mal.
  • The hotel arranges the seaplane for guests through Trans Maldivian Airways, a unique airline that exclusively flies seaplanes.
  • The airline flies about 50 de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter planes modified to land and take off on water.
  • It was my first time on a seaplane, and I had an absolute blast. Here's what it was like.
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