Maldives holidays are a versatile getaway with quite much to explore. The combination of an outstanding culture of hospitality, excellent food, vibrant marine life and tranquil beaches give a welcoming aura. Whether you prefer a holiday full of excitement or time in secluded beaches to escape from the monotony of life, Maldives is your destination of choice.
The Maldives boasts of unique geography and topography. It is a lifetime getaway located on stretches of white sand beaches and clear blue waters. The Maldives Islands are a cluster of about 12000 small Islands in the Indian Ocean. They have a unique layout of a double chain of 26 atolls. On each atoll is about half a dozen of inhabited islands and 20 to 60 more uninhabited.
This holiday destination, which is the flattest and lowest country in the world, has fabulous lagoons that are protected by coral reefs. The lush underwater teeming with vibrant life made up of whales, turtles, dolphins, and fish is quite fascinating.
Upon arrival for your holiday, transfers are done through seaplanes or speedboats which makes it more exciting than the regular taxi trip. You get to enjoy the astonishing beauty of the Maldives as the rides give tourists breathtaking and photogenic views of the island. The fact that you will be far from major land masses means a perfect getaway in a less populated place, away from the hustle and bustle of life.
Stays and Accomodation
Maldives offers supreme luxury in accommodation with each resort sitting on its own island. Although tourism in this holiday destination started in 1972 with only two resorts, the place has since grown quite much and now hosts over 80 of them. There are abundant facilities to choose from depending on your likes and what you want to achieve from your holiday. There are boutique hideaways, all-inclusive resorts, contemporary hotels, rustic retreats, simple beachfront bungalows and even exclusive over-water pool villas.
You can pick hotels overlooking the shores or the beach front. Some of them have house reefs accessible directly from the beach. Their underwater facilities are fantastic and you can decide to get a lifetime experience at a sunken spa, music club or restaurant.
The temperatures in Maldives islands average 25-30 degrees Celsius. The months between December and April are hotter and drier and are the peak tourism season. July to November experience higher rainfall and more cloud cover although they still get reasonable amounts of sunshine. These months mark the low season, and you can get great deals during the period.
Things to do when on Maldives Holidays
There are a lot of fun things to do while on your Maldives holidays.
You can engage in a vast array of water sports, visit historical landmarks and cultural hotpots or go on a desert island escape. You also get to experience underwater manta rays drifting as well as the beautiful sunsets.