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10 Fantastic things to do in Maldives – How to best experience your Maldives tour

Who said that the Maldives is only meant for the rich? Throughout the year, there’s a whole lot of budget travellers who file into the country looking for an adventurous holiday. If you are one, this list is for you!



Water sports are the obvious choice of activity if you are touring this island country, and snorkelling comes first among the activities to do in Maldives. Some of the villas and resorts boast their own in-house reefs, and some of them will take you to the best snorkelling spots in the country. You’ll be well equipped for the activity, and wherever you choose to snorkel, you can be sure that you are going to have the best snorkelling experience of your life.


Pay a visit to a local island

No one’s stopping you from visiting one these populated islands. In fact, some resorts will take the trouble of taking you to local islands. Visiting one of these islands is a fascinating activity as this is how you get to see the quintessential Maldivian life – the way of life hasn’t changed much from a hundred years ago, and as a tourist, you are sure to find this activity enticing.



Might not be the best surfing destination that there is, but you definitely should give a surfing a go while in the Maldives. The best time for surfers is between April and November, but you are welcome to attempt this activity at any time. The punch and power of other places aren’t present here, and that’s precisely why a beginner find the Maldives appealing for the activity.


Enjoy luxuries of a Maldivian villa

One other thing the Maldives is famous for is its myriad of hotels and villas of different variety. From the rich to budget travellers, everybody gets the opportunity to enjoy the comfort of a villa or a resort. So, while you are on tour, don’t miss out on the chance to include likes of Adaaran Prestige Water Villas in your list of novel experiences.


Go diving

Not an experienced diver? Not to worry, the Maldives welcomes every sort of water sports enthusiasts. Most resorts will give you the training needed for your first diving excursion. The best thing about diving in the Indian Ocean is that the water is warm even at thirty meters below. Also, don’t forget to get the PADI certification and become a certified diver!


Visit the capital

The capital city of the Maldives; Male is where some of the attractions are centred. In addition to enjoying watersports, you’ll also benefit from visiting the Sultan’s Palace and the fish market where you can buy a whole lot of freshly caught fish – while you are there shopping, don’t forget to throw some wasabi into the lot.


Dine at an undersea restaurant

This is quite a unique experience to be had on your vacation, and romantic to a massive degree too. The underwater restaurant in the Maldives offers its guests an eclectic collection of food and an enchanting atmosphere. Head out with your loved one to this amazing restaurant and savour exotic Maldivian dishes in the company of beautiful marine creatures.


Enjoying the sunset

The Maldives presents its visitors with some of the amazing sunsets, and it all has to do with its beach setup embedded with resorts and villas. You can relax in the pool, preferably one at an overwater bungalow, and enjoy this classic Maldivian experience.


Getting a spa treatment

Indulging yourself in a relaxing spa treatment is a must-do on your tour. The country is quite famous for its luxurious spa treatments which are mainly provided at resorts – for the best experience, opt for a Balinese massage.


Enjoying the cuisine

The cuisine might not be what the Maldives is famous for, but it sure has its virtues. Freshly caught seafood is a winner among tourists, and if you want a bit of the same, there are western dishes as well.

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