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Top 5 Water sports that you should try during your time in the Maldives - For a fun-filled vacation experience!

Being the domain to a host of exciting leisure activities, water sports fills you with a profound sense of joy, fulfilment and satisfaction. Being an archipelago and a destination that is popular for water-related Leisure activities, here are five water sports that you should try during your time in the Maldives.

1

Surfing

Being a tropical destination, Maldives boasts perfect wind conditions and wave formations for beginners and intermediate surfers. Some of the remote islands even receive fairly larger waves which are ideal for pro-level surfers. There are plenty of places on the island to rent out surfboards and if you are new to this sport and planning to visit the Maldives, you should give it a try.

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Snorkelling

The Maldives is surrounded by clear blue waters that teem with life! And snorkelling is the best way to see and swim along with the vibrant variety of creatures that inhabit the ocean surrounding the Maldives. Some of the creatures that you could see during your snorkelling session are, corals, schools of reef fish, reef sharks, moray eels, starfish, sea turtles, rays, octopuses and unique species of crustaceans and much more! being an activity that lets you have a glimpse into an entirely new world, Snorkelling is indeed a must-try activity during your time here!

3

Diving

If you wish to up the snorkelling experience by a notch, you should opt-in for diving. The limitation and an annoying drawback of snorkelling are that you cannot explore slightly deeper waters and you will have to reach the surface occasionally for air. With diving, you could avoid all these hassles and explore the underwater paradise of Maldives at your pace. There are plenty of dive sites in the Maldives and some of which even feature ancient wrecks. By joining a diving excursion you are also increasing your chance of spotting more elusive marine creatures such as whale sharks and even manta rays. Tourists can join diving excursions by getting in touch with a local tour operator. They could also indulge in this experience by planning their stay at any of the all inclusive hotels in Maldives the likes of Cinnamon Hakuraa Huraa Maldives which include diving in their leisure activity list.

4

Kayaking

Kayaking over the clear and turquoise waters of the Maldives is indeed a surreal experience. Paddling slowly over the shallow waters taking in glimpses of vivid creatures that live underneath the waves is certainly a joyous experience. This particular activity could be best experienced during the late evening hours with your loved one.

5

Jetskiing

If you wish to experience the rush of adrenaline coursing through your veins, this is an ideal activity to go for! with no barriers to stop you travelling at dizzying speeds of 60-70 kilometres per hour without any resistance is indeed an experience in itself. But bear in mind that you should not venture far into deeper waters for which jet skis have a limited amount of fuel stored in its fuel tank.

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