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Updated by Jackson Rocky on Nov 09, 2015
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Top Attractions in Maldives – Tropical Splendours of Land and Sea

The beautiful archipelago of Maldives is a top attraction for tourist. The sandy beaches and gorgeous ocean is just the tip of the many attractions on offer. Get there and discover paradise on earth.


Utheemu Ganduvaru

This is one of the country's most historic locations. Utheemu Ganduvaru is a house located on the North Maldivian island of Utheemu. This was the official residence of Sultan Mohamed Thankurufaan who is a revered local hero. His valour and actions against the invading Portuguese earned him the highest respect from the Maldivian people, who lovingly look after the beautiful old house that sits on a sandy beach.


The Old Friday Mosque – Hukuru Miskiiy

One of the oldest mosques in Maldives, the Old Friday Mosque is inlaid with beautifully decorated coral walls and ancient Arabic scripts. Within you will find stone tombs carved in memory of beloved sultans, noblemen and time honoured heroes. A must visit for all culture buffs the serene ambiance that pervades within the mosque is a reflection of the faith and traditions of the simple Maldivian people. Adding to this tranquil atmosphere are the holiday villas offered at the best Maldives beach resorts. Look for a resort that offers beach villas, garden villas and sunny family villas if you love basking under the warm skies in a hammock or waking up to views of the horizon right on the beach. Located in the South Male Atoll is Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives an ideal Maldives resort to base yourself on your adventures.


National Museum

The National Museum is located in the capital Male. Ideal for viewing various artefacts that reflect on the islands rich history, the museum was originally housed within the remains of the Maldivian Royal Palace. It is now re-located to a modern building that displays many treasures that tell a story of the ancient islanders, foreign invasions and cultural traditions.


HP Reef

Located on the fabulous North Male Atoll, HP Reef is a beautiful coral reef that shelters fish of all colours and size. Definitely one of the country's best dive spots, this reef promises to mesmerize and awe all who explore its abundant treasures.


Banana Reef

Again an excellent diving spot, Banana Reed is located in the North Male Atoll. The reef is named due to its banana shape and stretches about 300 metres from the north to the south. Diving there will yield sights of Moray Eels, Napoleon Wrasse and Bannerfish. Apart from this, the reef is also home to an innumerable number of coral fish in all colours and shapes. Drift diving is another major aspect that draws many enthusiastic divers to this reef.

These are just a few of the attractions awaiting you in sunny Maldives. Book yourself an excellent Maldives beach hotel and look forward to gorgeous days of sun, sand, sea and loads of traditional culture.