The Maldives are magnificent and whatever you decide to do there, you’ll surely have a great time and it will bring you many unforgettable moments! If you’re going there this year, you should read about some remarkable things you can expect from this amazing country.
Villas and suites
One of the reasons why the Maldives are so amazing is because there are a lot of breathtaking villas and suites. If you’re lucky enough to have a chance to enjoy some of the impressive luxury resorts in the Maldives, like Ayada, Dhigali or Kandima Maldives, you’ll know what the whole fuss is about. When it comes to choosing suitable accommodation, there’s a range of luxurious rooms, suites, villas and bungalows. You can stay at a beachfront studio that provides stunning vistas of the Indian Ocean, and the best part is that it all comes with your own private pool and Jacuzzi.
Windsurfing, catamaran sailing, kayaking, snorkeling, kitesurfing, riding in glass-bottom boats or dinghies, jet skiing, scuba diving, fishing, banana boat rides and underwater walking – as you can see, there are plenty of awesome activities which are adrenaline-packed and quite fun! You can try all of them or what you think is best for you. Fill your heart with excitement and enthusiasm and enjoy with family members and friends as you share these wonderful experiences!
The Maldives also have quite a wealthy marine life, and you can see species like different kinds of rays, whale sharks, parrotfish, sea turtles, dolphins, clownfish, butterflyfish, angelfish and more. It’s definitely something that puts this nation in the spotlight. There are over a thousand coral islands, so you can dive anywhere and see these magnificent creatures. If you carry an underwater camera with you, you’ll be able to capture these precious moments.
The traditional cuisine of Maldivians is famous for its three main items and their derivatives: coconuts, fish and starches. Maybe you’ve already heard that tuna is one of the essential ingredients in many dishes as well. They use different curries and a layered flatbread made from maida flour, called parotta. They also often serve delicious savory snacks known as Masroshi, and they are totally worth trying. The spices they use might be different, but fish is mostly the main ingredient, so you’ll rarely have a chance to try a meal not containing a certain type of fish. If you like it, you’ll also love their traditional cuisine.
To enrich your experience of this destination, you should definitely visit the capital Malé. It has a busy fish market, but it’s also abundant with terrific restaurants and shops on the main road. Once you’re there, you’ll also have a chance to take a walking tour and have a language Dhivehi lesson. You will also be able to experience private cooking and learn a thing or two about Islamic culture. You can buy some made-in-Maldives coconut lip cream and enjoy their beautiful mosques. You’ll like their narrow streets and new and old apartment blocks, office buildings and motorcycle jams. Whatever you decide to delight in, keep one thing in mind – dress casual-conservatively. Learn more about the dress code before you go.
A big number of gorgeous villas and suites, incredible water sports, marine life, delicious traditional cuisine and the glorious capital – these are all the things to enjoy when you are in the Maldives! It’s a beautiful nation and you’ll definitely have a lot of moments to never forget there. It’s a destination you’ll feel like visiting more than once.