The Maldives, a promised land where you start your mornings with sunbathing and spend your evening watching sunsets, from delicious seafood to fulfilling all your fantasies, Maldives indeed is a paradise on earth. It looks exactly like one of the HD quality pictures with a bright sun, romantic roofs, and white sand stretching to crystal clear water and blue skies. It lives onto your expectation of beauty and amazement. At present, it has become a famous spot with immense tourist attractions.
Ever wondered, what are the things hidden for us in this treasure trove of islands?
Keep Calm And Spot The Dolphins
Ever dreamt of seeing a bunch of dolphins leaping in and out just like we see them in Disney? If yes, the Maldivian azure sea is here to fulfil your dream. The sea here is a hub of spinner dolphins which will entirely change your perspective of looking at the sea.
These dolphins are generally easy to spot and with excursions organized by many resorts. You will be lucky to spot these highly enthusiastic and wonderful dolphins.
Imagine sitting around a table covered with a linen cloth, a wine, pristine white sand beach in front of you, gentle sea waves touching your feet, alluring blue sky, your partner, soft music from your lobby, and getting the luxury dining served to you. Doesn’t it all sound like a fairytale?
Well, this fairyland gives you an amalgamating view that cannot be found anywhere else. Some resorts even allow you to watch movies on the beach under a starry sky and gentle breeze with a large screen set up. They pamper you with snacks and all the luxuries in addition to this sublime experience.
Diving And Snorkeling
The best way to perceive a fish is to become one. Well, this majestic place gives you a chance to explore the miles of turquoise waters. From pelagic fishes to mantas, from hammerhead sharks to reef sharks, from rock pinnacles to pearls, from large and small caves to arches and holes, this place is an escape to amazing marine life.
Some of the famous diving spots include Ari Atoll, Kudarah Thila, Fotteyo Kandu, and Dhonfanu Thila where you can find a wide variety of marine life. The best time for a diving trip is in between January and April when the weather is warm, calm and visibility is at its best.
Glass Bottom Boat
Well, it would be heavenly if you were allowed to forget all your worries, sit back and enjoy the beautiful sky above you and watch through the water below you. Yes, these glass bottom boats provide you with a comfortable sitting and give you a glimpse of what is underneath you in the azure seas including the coloured fishes and corals.
This is a perfect activity for people who don’t like to swim but still wonder what it’s like underwater.
Living is also a luxury in the Maldives, few famous resorts include:
Located in Noonu Atoll, Maldives with 24 luxurious overwater villas that are so luxurious and comforting which makes it a seven-star resort. Equipped with private pools and slides directly going from the deck into the water, this resort is highly exclusive. It takes about 40 minutes from Male International Airport and approximately 1 hour by speedboat from Soneva Fushi.
Cost per night varies from ₹2 Lacs to ₹15 Lacs approximately depending upon your need starting from a one-bedroom water retreat to an island reserve four bedrooms with a massive pool.
The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort
Located in the southern Dhaalu Atoll with an inspiration from Maldivian life resulting in some of the breathtaking beaches, this Island resort is sensational. This resort includes 77 villas consisting of villas on white shore and overwaters villas with organic architecture and infinity swimming pools.
It gives you an unrestricted view of the tropical gardens and the Indian Ocean in addition to the excellent award-winning Iridium spa and butler service to experience luxury.
Cost per night varies from ₹1.5 Lacs to ₹14 Lacs depending on your requirement in this 5-star resort.
Six Senses Laamu
Located in Laamu Atoll, Six Senses Laamu is one of the budget-friendly resorts with spectacular reefs that is a house to a rich marine life with utmost decadence. From turtle to parrotfish everything gives you a unique experience here. With ocean villas surrounded by sapphire-like water and water sports like snorkelling, it comes under the 5-star category. It gives you access to superb dining and “Cinema under the stars“.
Cost per night varies from ₹45,000 to ₹1.5 Lacs based on your requirement.
So what are you waiting for?
Just grab your passports and book yourself a ticket to the Maldives, a place made up of 1,200 islands and sandbanks, a stunning place, a place which is heaven on earth, a place one would never regret visiting.