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8 Things You Need To Know About Visiting The Maldives - Interesting facts to intrigue you!

The Maldives has so much more than pristine beaches and water-sports. Here's a list of interesting facts you ought to know before you head to the Maldives.


More than 1000 islands!!

Oh yes, Maldives is an island nation; an island nation made of around 1200 islands. Most of the resorts and hotels here own their private island giving you all the privacy you require this trip. If you're looking for a private resort, you can check out places like Faarufushi Maldives for a good experience.


Island Hopping

With a platter of islands come adventure. Here in the Maldives, you can go island hopping and explore all the uninhabited and secluded islands of this country that has a treasure trove of things you can explore. In the Maldives, the things to do are innumerable.


Swimming with whale sharks!

When in the Maldives, you will be making memories, one that you will never forget! Here, you can swim with whale sharks in these turquoise waters of the Maldives. The best times of the year to try this is from June to September. If you're travelling during these times, you are in for a treat!


Pairing it with other destinations

Well, the Maldives is in close proximity to other countries like Sri Lanka and India. Therefore, this season you can make an epic travel destination comprising of the three. And each country has a unique experience to offer you.


The tropical weather!

The tropical weather of the Maldives is pleasant and lovely. It is consistent throughout the year and it gets a tad bit rainy here and there. This is owing to the monsoon seasons that hit the country. Having said that, it doesn't rain too often and not for too long and there is still plenty of sunshine you can enjoy.


The peak seasons

So which is the tourist-friendly seasons? This really depends. The peak seasons of the year where you can enjoy plenty of things is from December to April. However, these times of the year have marked up prices. If you're looking for discounts and deals then you must travel during the shoulder seasons.


Hotel transfers

It was aforementioned that the Maldives is made up of around 1200 islands. Therefore, to get your resort a hotel you have to travel from the main island. Usually, hotels and the resorts arrange their own transport to take you from the airport involving a speedboat or a seaplane. If the resort is located far away then you are sure to get a seaplane transfer.


Water villas

When in the Maldives, you must try to stay in the wonderful water villas. At least for a night to experience it. This is really worth the splurge and you will never regret it. This is an experience one should have at least once in their lifetime. Look out for deals and offers that come during the shoulder season for the water villas.

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