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Best things to do in Maldives - Best Activities in Paradise Vacation Destination Maldives

A popular holiday hub among honeymooners and water sports lovers Maldives is an archipelago brimming with possibilities. From beach fun to diving tour here are the country's top activities.


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Life's a Beach

Life's a Beach

As a collection of over a thousand coral islands the paradise archipelago of Maldives is home to some of the most pristine beaches in the globe. As Asia's favorite beach vacation hub for the masses visitors can have their pick of the white, powdery beaches lining the resort islands of the country. Private and secluded those in search of tranquil beachscapes untouched by human development can tour the virgin islands scattered across the archipelago and lounge in idyllic sandy beaches fringed by turquoise water. Water sports enthusiasts can select a beach suited to the activities of one's choice as beaches ideal for kitesurfing, wake boarding, sailing, wind surfing and surfing are found in various corners of archipelago.


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Peak beneath the Blue

Peak beneath the Blue

Tipped to be one of the world's most popular diving and snorkelling hubs the Maldives is a dream come true for avid divers and snorkellers in search of idyllic underwater landscapes. With the largest variety of corals available in the world the Maldivian sea beds are thriving breeding grounds for exotic marine life including a plethora of shark varieties, manta rays, moray eels and a host of other vibrant fish species. Snorkelling activities are typically available in the resort lagoons of most islands while those who wish to venture further and explore the shipwrecks littering the sea floor can head down to Hammerhead Point, the Fesdu Wreck or the Halaveli Wreck. Other diving hotspots in the Maldives include Ukulhas Thila and the HP Reef while the Banana Reef, Manta Point and Lion's Head also offer glimpses of breathtaking marine creatures.


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Enjoy a Green Holiday

Enjoy a Green Holiday

Facing the threat of submersion since time immemorial the pristine environment of the Maldives is an asset that is constantly under pressure due to the fishing and tourism industries. But visitors can now enjoy a memorable holiday while engaging in environmentally friendly practices that preserves the beauty and the splendour of the archipelago for future generations of travellers. Visitors can do so by selecting a resort that is environmentally sound in its practices and take part in conservation efforts by contributing to the protection of coral gardens and taking part in turtle conservation efforts in the country.


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Spa Haven

Spa Haven

Often regarded as a spa holiday destination for the masses the Maldives is home to a large congregation of spa resorts that specialize in relaxing and rejuvenating holidays for individuals and families. Ideal for travel weary executives and busy professionals alike a spa holiday in the Maldives offers holidaymakers a truly transformative vacation experience. Offering massage therapies ranging from Balinese, Swedish and Thai techniques and healing programs to detoxify and replenish mind, body and spirit the spa facilities and packages available through establishments such as the Anantara Dhigu Resort & Spa Maldives and other Maldives resort Maldives counts along its best spa retreats are truly world class.


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Dine in Style

Dine in Style

As a country that is renowned for its delectable local cuisine full of seafood specialties the Maldives is a fine diner's dream come true. Offering a variety of romantic and unusual options visitors can enjoy a beachfront meal or sip champagne and enjoy barbequed fare at the end of a sunset cruise on a dhoni.