Is there a more perfect place for traveling than the Maldives? White sandy beaches, clear blue water, it is practically a tropical paradise. Made up of almost 1200 small island, it offers plenty of options and activities. Tourism is the most developed branch of business there, so it is no wonder they made it an unforgettable experience. Although you don’t need much else, when you look at the turquoise water and palm trees, here are some additional tips on finding the perfect accommodation and planning fun activities.
Depending on the reasons why you are going there or who you are traveling with, you should spend some time finding the right package for you. Maldives travel packages include honeymoon, family, overwater villa and luxury ones. Each is designed so it meets your needs and wishes for your travel. In most resorts that have fun outdoor and indoor activities, you will want to stay with your family because that way the children will have something interesting to do. Since the Maldives are a perfect honeymoon destination, a private, romantic stay is also guaranteed. You can choose a spa resort or a resort with many water activities if that is what you are into. Something to look into is also sunrise and sunset yoga that will relax you even more and help you get in touch with your body in this amazing place.
Find the perfect accommodation in the Maldives
Every resort in the Maldives is on a private island. This means luxury and private accommodation at all times. All 5-star resorts have amazing restaurants and service 24h a day. Depending on what you like and want to do once you get there, you can pick your accommodation accordingly. Many offer water sports for all adventurists among you, while others offer a more romantic atmosphere, perfect for couples because they offer spa services. Hurawalhi Island Resort offers the biggest undersea restaurant, which is an attraction by itself. For anyone who enjoys nature and sea life, there are even resorts where you can watch dolphins and sharks swim in the water right near you. There is no doubt that whichever accommodation you choose, you will get luxury service and a peaceful retreat with many fun things to try.
Fun activities to try while staying in the Maldives
As we mentioned above, the underwater restaurant is something everybody wants to experience. What you will be able to get are traditional Maldivian dishes and professional service. Seafood is something you should definitely try. Another great activity is stargazing at an observatory in Soneva Fushi. Besides the astronomy lessons you can get, it is a fun activity for the whole family to look at the stars and planets. This observatory is surrounded by trees, which gives you the opportunity to appreciate nature as well. If you like the idea of a drive-in cinema, then you are going to love the outdoor cinema in the Maldives. Big screens are placed in the midst of the water, and you can sit in comfortable bean bags and enjoy the stars, the ocean and, of course, the movie. Get your drinks and snacks, sit back, and enjoy this amazing life experience. Since some of the most unforgettable experiences in the Maldives are snorkeling, surfing and diving, you can look into cruise trips that can take you to the most beautiful places where you can enjoy these activities. A cruise allows you to even explore amazing hidden lagoons and sea life. If you have the opportunity, don’t miss out on seaplanes that will allow you to admire the beauty of the Maldives from the air.
Additional things you should know
Some additional information you need to know before going is that the main religion is Islam, so make sure that you are respectful to the customs, especially if you hear calls for prayer. Keep in mind that pork and alcohol are not served in some places. The peak season is from December to April, so if you are traveling on a budget, try avoiding these months. Another tip for getting a good deal is, of course, to book in advance, and you can get all the needed information about it online. US dollars are an acceptable currency, so you don’t have to worry about that.
Whatever the timing and your reason for traveling to the Maldives is, there is no doubt that it will be an unforgettable experience. Research your options beforehand because that will help you plan the activities and use the time you have there in the best way possible.