Tourism has come a long way, and so has the number of holiday destinations. One of the destinations being Maldives, thanks to the blue ocean, clean air and white beaches it has become highly popular amongst tourists. Located in the Arabian sea of Indian Ocean, it is a small country consisting of 1, 192 coral islands.
In the last few years Maldives tourism has sky rocketed like no one else. From family vacation and get together to honeymoon and beach weddings, it has become one of the top destinations amongst the tourists. Talking about the climate, the island remains sunny and humid year-round but is considered suitable for a trip. It is best visited between the months of November and April.
It is a perfect destination if you are looking for a getaway where you get to relax and enjoy yourselves to breathtaking views and water sports activities like scuba diving, snorkeling, water-skiing etc. this place has a lot to offer in whole. The major attraction about this place are their overwater villas floating over those mystical blue lagoons. People staying in private villas not only get to witness a stunning view of the blue ocean but also get to step in that ocean away from tides and crowd.
Be it shopping and adventure or visiting famous tourist attractions, one can never run of things to do when in the Maldives. Here are a few places that one should definitely visit.
When in the Maldives, don’t forget to explore its capital city Male. With an international airport in the capital city itself, you can start exploring it as soon as you reach there. You can visit the city’s famous tourist spots like Grand Friday Mosque, tsunami monument, Male market etc.
Maafushi being one of the biggest and most popular local island in Maldives can be visited to enjoy water based activities like snorkeling, scuba diving, boat tours etc. the major attraction about this island is the floating bar and safari where you can enjoy drinks and food as drinks are not allowed on the island. The tour is organized every evening, one can end the night on a good note by enjoying themselves to the beautiful view and some drinks.
Want to treat yourself to a calm and relaxing day? Then you can not miss out on visiting hulhumale beach. With white sand and shallow waters it’s a beautiful beach where you can enjoy some water sports. Note that bikinis are not allowed to be worn on this beach. Other than that you can go for a stroll around the parks and can enjoy food at local market which wouldn’t cost you a hefty amount.
4. VAADHOO ISLAND
Hugely popular amongst the tourist is Vaadhoo Island. People all around the world visits this island to witness one of the most magnificent views in their life. A natural occurring phenomenon known as sea of stars attracts a lot of visitors. The view that you get at night is so mesmerizing that you won’t be able to forget about it your whole life. This phenomenon occurs due to the presence of phytoplankton in the waters which makes the water glow under moonlight.
5. MEERU ISLAND
This island has a lot to offer, from water based activities and sunset cruising to having a private picnic island and dining at the beach. Who doesn’t like watching sunset, you can give your sight a major treat by witnessing a beautiful sunset on cruise.
With endless things to do here, no wonder Maldives has become a major tourist spot. It is definitely a place which should be on the bucket list of every avid traveler or a person who is looking for that perfect holiday destination.