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Top 5 Things to do in Maldives- Lots of Beach Fun & Culture Combined

If you are looking for some fun in the sun, Maldives offers plenty of mind blowing coasts packed with adventure. That's not all; this destination has lots of culture and history to take in as well.

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Explore Grand Friday Mosque

Explore Grand Friday Mosque

In the search for all things by the coast in Maldives, visitors often forget the culture and historical side of this island which is equally alluring. Maldives being a Muslim nation is adorned with a collection of mosques where the Grand Friday Mosque more often than not steals the limelight. Beautifully designed, this mosque dates back to the 17th century yet it is still actively in use even today. Majestic in appearance, the Grand Friday Mosque is one destination that is worth every second that is spent here. The interiors are pristine and ornately designed flaunting the typical architecture from the yesteryears with a touch of something new. The mosque has the capacity to house 5,000 people and was constructed by the Great Sultan Ibrahim Iskandhar. There is a strong sense of spirituality within these walls for every Friday the mosque echoes with mind soothing sermons preaching kindness, peace, and tolerance.

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Visit the Esjehi Art Gallery

Visit the Esjehi Art Gallery

While touring Male and checking out the many mosques and age-old buildings found here, don't forget to stop by the Esjehi Art Gallery. This gallery showcases art in its most authentic form. For those who love the stories a painting can tell, Esjehi nestles an entire universe within its 4 walls that once you step inside, you will feel lost in time. The Esjehi Art Gallery is housed in one of the oldest buildings in Male giving guests a good dose of history while they are busy absorbing all that colour.

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Delve into the Deep Blue

Delve into the Deep Blue

Maldives without a doubt has the most pristine underwater settings that make activities such as diving and snorkelling such a treat. From fish to coral to sponges to what not, Maldives offers a universe to fall in love with and has been internationally renowned as one of the best destinations in the world for underwater excursions. The variety is actually endless and unless you are a marine buff you would hardly be able to differentiate the plethora of species you can find here. To make the most out of your excursion make sure you choose the right dive sight; Fotteyo Kandu, the Kuredu Express, the Okobe Thila, the Kandooma Thila and Broken Rock, to name a few.

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Bask in the Beaches

Bask in the Beaches

With over a 1,000 islands, when it comes to beaches one is definitely spoilt for choice in Maldives. The best part about many of the Maldives luxury hotels is that each resort is mostly dedicated to one whole island where you can take your time relishing the pristine coastlines that literally surrounds you. Adaaran Club Rannalhi gives you such an experience, and the beaches you will find on your holidays to Maldives are absolutely to die for.

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Indulge in a Whale Submarine Tour

Indulge in a Whale Submarine Tour

In Maldives, you can explore the ocean while remaining dry. That is right; this is one part of the world that offers whale submarine tours. The best thing about this excursion is that the underwater submarine ride gives just as much pleasure as everything else you are likely to witness outside these windows.

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