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Updated by Lavinia Woolf on Jun 20, 2014
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Best Beach Sports to Try in Maldives

The Republic of Maldives offers its guests a diverse range of holiday options. For those who view relaxation and sports as synonyms, beach sports in Maldives are ideal. Select from a diverse range of sports such as surfing, snorkelling, kayaking and more.

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Parasailing

Parasailing

For holidaymakers seeking the thrill of adventure, parasailing is one of the best water sports offered by Maldives hotels. Let the parachute whisk you high above the ocean waters as a high speed motor boat careen towards the horizon. Enjoy a unique bird's eye view of the amazing Maldivian archipelago.

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Jet Ski

Jet Ski

With the Republic of Maldives being home to over one thousand stunningly beautiful islands, jet skis are one of the more exciting and adventurous modes of exploring some of them. Some of the most breathtaking views can be accessed only by using a jet ski and is an ideal way of combining some scenic views with an invigorating exercise.

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Surfing

Surfing

The beautiful Maldivian beaches are gorgeous in their own right: imagine the exhilaration one can feel while surfing some lovely waves and its foamy waters. Surfing in the Maldives is best experienced from April to October and for the best surf experience, ensure that you visit the beaches in the North Male Atoll.

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Snorkelling

Snorkelling

Ideal for those who do not feel up to experiencing the adventure of scuba diving, snorkelling allows tourists the opportunity to explore the beautiful depths of the Indian Ocean and marvel at the spectacular marine world that thrives beneath the calm azure waters. Take advantage of the fact that the Maldives is one of the best places in the world for snorkelling!

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Scuba Diving

Scuba Diving

Whether one is a professional or amateur diver, scuba diving in the Maldives is an experience that should not be avoided. The diversity of marine life combines with its colourful nature to provide divers with beautiful images to marvel at. For those interested, the Vaavu Atoll, the Lhaviyani Atoll and the South Male Atoll are home to some of the most beautiful dive sites in the area.

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Catamaran Sailing

Catamaran Sailing

For those who enjoy sailing and boating, the decision to rent a catamaran yacht is a well founded one. Equipped with cabins, an ordinary catamaran can comfortably accommodate up to four people, making it ideal for families or for a group of friends. Guests can also choose from Cataramaran Cruise packages.

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Water boarding

Water boarding

A combination of snowboarding and surfing has given rise to the new water sport known as Water boarding. Initially known as skurfing, water boarding is an exhilarating activity offered by these islands. While it may look simple, experiencing the sport is a wholly different experience. This is one sport that is not for the faint hearted!

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Wind Surfing

Wind Surfing

One of the more familiar water sports, wind surfing, is also available in the Maldives. Being surrounded by the Indian Ocean provides the islands with a steady breeze that is ideal for this type of sport. Furthermore, resorts such as Anantara Kihavah Villas Maldives will provide their clients with the equipment necessary to enjoy this sport or facilitate renting them from local shops as well as expert instructors.

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Kayaking

Kayaking

Whether you are in the mood for some vigorous activity or some soothing downtime, kayaking is ideal for both circumstances. Paddle lazily along the azure blue waters and soak in the rays or the sun or pick up speed and convert it into a workout!