Officially the Republic of Maldives, the Maldives is located around 750 kilometers southwest of Sri Lanka and India, on the Asian continent's land mass. The country is made up of 1200 small coral islands and sandbanks boasting turquoise blue waters and exquisite views. Maldives has two types of attractions when it comes to tourism- one is experiencing the native culture in their local islands. The other is to indulge in the luxury of the famous Maldivian resorts. Male city, Maafushi island, Fulidhoo island, Banana Reef, Dhiggiri island etc are some of the most popular destinations in Maldives. The various 5 star resorts are also notable places for visiting.
Mayaa Thila, Rainbow reef, Banana reef, Manta point
The oceanic floor of Maldivian Coasts are protected by the Marine Conservation Law, which helps protect their marine life. Maldives is home to some of the most spectacular marine species. These can only be witnessed first hand if you choose to dive deeper and go scuba diving. Aside from the Snappers, Angel Fish, and Tunas, the overhanging caverns around the coral cove, as well as the Gray Reef Shark, are two of the most special sights to see while scuba diving in Maldives.
Nalaguraidhoo Island, Alimatha Island, Fihalhohi Island, Baros Island, Emboodhu Finolhu Island, Mirihi Island
The Maldive Islands, which consist of over 1200 islands, are home to some of the world's most pristine beaches. The Maldives provides relaxing weather, unusual reefs, and a plethora of fascinating activities that you simply cannot pass up while visiting the country. To make the most of your travels, try Island hopping to get a taste of the whole country.
Maafushi, North Male Atoll, South Ari Atoll, Gaafu Alifu Atoll
Manta rays, Moray eels, Green Sea Turtles, sturgeons, and other unusual fish can be found in Maafushi Island's underwater Coral Gardens. Under the waters of Maafushi Island, a profusion of unique aquatic plants can also be found. While snorkeling around the island's shallow waters, you may get the opportunity to swim with whitetip sharks, gray reef sharks, and gorgeous whale sharks that are only found in this area. Some other places for snorkeling are etc.
Maafushi, Vilamendhoo, Dhaalu Atoll
Jet skiing is frequently cited as one of the greatest things to do in the Maldives by the majority of visitors to this island paradise. The unbroken ocean surface of Male Atoll makes it one of the safest places to learn and practice jet skiing.
Reethi beach, Cocoon beach, Finolhu beach
Parasailing is one of the most thrilling things to do in the Maldives, and it is one of the greatest ways to experience the fresh sea breeze kissing your face. You may take in the stunning panoramic views of the entire archipelago while parasailing over the azure seas of the ocean. Parasailing involves tethering a parachute-wearing explorer to a fast-moving motorboat, allowing the adventurer to soar across the sky at incredible speeds.
Male, Hulhumale, Biyadhoo island
If you're searching for a relaxing and quiet water sport to do while on vacation in the Maldives, there's no better option than attempting Kayaking. Kayaking, unlike many water sports found on the Maldives islands, does not demand you to be a strong swimmer, is completely safe for novices, and can be enjoyed by adventurers of all ages.
In the Maldives, take a banana boat ride, which is a huge inflatable tube that guests ride. Banana boating is a high-speed water sport with huge waves. Hold on as you saunter through the waves and around the bends.For 10 to 15 minutes, enjoy this thrilling boat trip. This is a private tour that may be scheduled at your leisure. Other than these sunset cruises, dolphin watching, strolling through various famous beaches etc. are popular activities in Maldives.
Food type-Fusion cuisine, set menu
Location-below the surface at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island
Food type -Italian, Chinese, Indian
Vegetarian options, halal
Location- H. Minaan, Roashanee Magu Samann Grand, Male 20007
Food type-European, Vegetarian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Location-Arena Veli Seaview, Ziyaaraiy Magu Road, Maafushi 08090, Maldives
Food type- Asian, Thai, Vegetarian
Location- Buruneege Hithaffinivaa Magu, Malé, Maldives
Food type- Bistro, Restaurant, Seafood
Location- Crystal Sands Beach Hotel, 08090
Outside of the rainy season, November through April is the ideal time to visit the Maldives. In order to enjoy hot, dry weather and quieter resorts, it is advised to travel in March and April (aside from the Christmas holidays, when rates are higher).
Bangladesh is 1 hour ahead of Maldives. 5 PM in Bangladesh is 4 PM in Maldives.
Maldives is an island nation with only 1% of its entire area consisting of land. The landmass is quite small and there are only 4 international airports in the entire country. Travelers from Bangladesh will have to select the Velana International Airport (MLE) for traveling to Maldives.