The azure waters of the Maldives are alluring holidaymakers from all over the world. Its mesmerizing beauty is not the ultimate reason, as there are a number of things to do and various places to visit while holidaying on these tiny islands.
About the Maldives
They are composed of 26 ring-shaped atolls that are made up of more than 1,000 coral islands. This tiny country is known for its beaches, coral reefs, and lagoons. It is a perfect getaway for honeymooners, families and solo travelers seeking some peaceful moments.
Let’s know- why you should be visiting the Maldives now-
- Shades of blue
Yes, let’s accept that ultra-clear waters of the Indian Ocean make this destination stunning and worth a visit. It offers white sand beaches, clear skies, exotic resorts, and beautiful water villas. To enjoy every bit of your Maldivian holiday, you don’t need much but a week’s time.
- Bioluminescent Beach
Vaadhoo Island in Raa Atoll will remind you of fairy tales. Here, you can enjoy the views of phytoplankton dinoflagellates that emit the sparkling luminescent toxins with the movement of the waves. This beach is also known as ‘Sea of Stars’. A date with your special one on this island sounds romantic, isn’t it?
- Swim with Sharks
The diverse marine life of the Maldives is another reason why it has gained popularity. You can book a scuba diving session and enjoy swimming with turtles, stingrays, sharks, and other vibrant sea creatures. You can also feed some sharks during the feeding sessions that take place on almost every island resort of the Maldives.
- Love is in the air
You will find the Maldives brimming with a number of honeymooners making it a romantic destination. Resorts here organize activities such as beach parties, couple games, comedy nights, cultural music, karaoke, etc. for the newlyweds to make most of their time. Plus, you can get a photo-shoot done in wedding dress and stay on top of your Instagram stories.
- Action-packed holiday
If you love adventure, Maldives is your ultimate destination. It offers various water sports such as parasailing, scuba diving, snorkelling, windsurfing, beach volleyball, and many more. So pull up your socks for an exciting holiday on this Asian gem.
- Seafood is love
For those who love to relish freshly picked seafood, Maldives is waiting for you. You can’t miss upon Maldivian Fish Curry made up of Tuna, coconut milk, and Pandan leaves. Apart from seafood, you can also try Starches, the staple food of the islands. And, of course, the restaurants here serve dishes from international menu, so you don’t miss your favourite meals.
- Sit back and relax
Is your city life is getting mundane and boring? You need a break and plan a holiday in the Maldives. It has amazing accommodation options such as 5-star resorts, boutique hotels, and cheap stays. In short, it has something for every type of traveler. Practise yoga on the beach or explore the reefs, go boating in the lagoons or enjoy cycling in the countryside, the Maldives offers them all.
- Easy connectivity
Male- the capital city has flights from all over the world. So hardly matters which part of the globe you are in, Male is calling you and you must go!
Now that you know that the Maldives is truly a paradise, book your tickets and get ready for a fantastic holiday.
- Best Time to Visit: November to March
- Nearest Airport- Male International Airport
- Currency- Maldivian Rufiyaa
Best luxury hotels in the Maldives
- Six Senses Laamu.
Six Senses Laamu is the only resort in the Laamu Atoll, deep in the Indian Ocean. Just an inter-island plane trip from Malé International Airport and a short boat ride brings you to a place where dolphins swim.
- AYADA Maldives.
Located on a beautiful private island with pristine beaches and lush tropical greenery, Ayada Maldives offers a truly luxurious retreat with a genuine Maldivian style.
- Milaidhoo Island Maldives.
Milaidhoo Island Maldives is a boutique luxury resort in the UNESCO biosphere reserve, close to Hanifaru Bay. Each private villa – either by the beach or perched on stilts above the water – comes with its own infinity pool and sun-dappled terrace; some are so secluded they even have an outdoor shower.
- Vakkaru Maldives.
Vakkaru Maldives is a lush tropical habitat located within the crystal clear waters of the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in Baa Atoll. A scenic 25-minute seaplane or alternatively a 20-minute domestic flight from Male International Airport followed by a 25-minute speedboat journey transports you into an unforgettable paradise intuitively designed to soothe the soul and calm the spirit.
- Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa.
Vibrant with tropical flowers, Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa is a garden-style resort arranged as a traditional Maldivian village on its own coral island. Just a 30-minute speedboat transfer from Malé international airport, it offers for year-round sun, surfing, and diving.
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