Country located in the indian ocean, nearly having 1,200 islands, beaches, wonderful weather throughout the year. Yes you heard it right! This place is a honeymoon destination to many newly married couples and enduring spots for those who seek adventure in their holidays.
Maldives is the place, also called as Manhattan of Indian ocean with a lot of luxury, breathtaking, dazzling & pleasing sites to visit.
Before adding maldives in your travel list we will help you to know why to visit this island nation! Here are 5 reasons to visit the maldives –
5 Reasons to Visit the Maldives
Located at Makunufushi South Malé Atoll, visiting soneva’s overwater and island villas & spending quality time with loved ones and family can be a relaxing dream come true experience for many.
This place is a paradise of powder soft white sand beaches, where you can feel sand between your toes and give freedom to sunbathe as much as you want.
Spa therapies could be too mainstream for you like lying on cabanas having massage. But, if you are in Maldives you can check out new ways of having massages. Garra Rufa is a treatment in which transparent floor panels show marine life to get foot massage while sipping tea.
With its crystal clear water & upto 40 meter visibility, maldives are one of the popular destinations for underwater photography. Attractions & adventure like kayaking, canoeing, sea bobbing, jet skiing, snorkeling, rollerblading, scuba diving and exploring the world under the sea like vast array of colorful fish species, giant turtles, manta rays, whale sharks etc.
Still wonder what is great about Maldives! Make sure to visit Vaadhoo Island in Raa Atoll, where you can see stars meeting shores at night.
All over the world, each place has its own varieties just like culture, Maldives has its own folk dance called Bodu Beru. This popular maldivian folk dance is often performed during evening on the beach.
If you want to explore more about the local people and their culture, you can take the ride of Maldivian boat Dhoni.
Cherish your taste bud with local cuisines
As this country is all about islands in the middle of ocean, here you can explore different sea food cuisines with natural sea breeze. Local foods like Maldivian curry with Tuna, fish soup like Garudhiya along with lime, chilly, rice, curry, leaves, coconut and onion.
Other seafoods like Mashumi Roshi Tuna and chapati, Hedhika Tuna with egg, potato and coconut. You can also give a try to street food Mas Kashi dried fish with mango and coconut.
This country is also known for its heritage importance. There is a Grand Friday Mosque with glistening golden dome, arabic calligraphy, wood carvings on the wall & maldives largest library, all at the Islamic centre.
If you want to explore more examples of coral stone work then you can visit The Meedhoo Friday Mosque, Ihavandhoo Friday Mosque, Male Eid Mosque, Isdhoo Old Mosque and Fenfushi Friday Mosque as well.