The Republic of Maldives — a tropical island paradise where the sound of the waves crashing against the shore is a constant soundtrack, and the sand and sun are welcome companions. This most sought after destination is composed of a chain of 26 atolls, and made up of 1,000 coral islands. In each of these atolls there are Maldives accommodations ready to welcome visitors to their island retreat.
It remains to be a popular choice to this day because of the natural lagoons, pristine waters, and white sand beaches. So when it comes to escaping the stress of work, the Maldives truly makes leave a whole world behind and into a new one.
If you are hesitating to hop on that plane and get to the islands of the Maldives, here are reasons why you should be doing that now.
It is so much more accessible now
Right now, it is so easy to fly to the Maldives and book a stay. Flights these days usually cost around $249 with Tiger Air, and many more airlines are making a Maldives trip accessible.
It is also so easy to book a resort in the Maldives. For instance, you can just visit the Vakarufalhi Island Resort website and check out the promos and discounts they have on offer. Book directly on their website and your confirmation is instant and guaranteed.
The best diving sites in the world are in the Maldives
A lot of travellers flock to the Maldives because this is the best place for diving. Most resorts, like the aforementioned Vakarufalhi Island Resort, have their own diving centre that is PADI certified.
These diving centres have instructors who can teach you the basics of SCUBA diving if you are newbie. And if you do not have your equipment with you, rentals are available for guests.
The view underwater is as pristine as above water. You can clearly see the schools of fishes, kelp, and corals. Remember how it feels when you see the light bouncing off of the waves of the sea. Imagine the feeling magnified when you see that light penetrate the water and light your way down as you dive.
Perfect views from your Maldives accommodation
If you check out any Maldives resort website, you will see that most of their accommodation are villas perched on top of the waters. From that vantage point, you will be treated to panoramic views of the island you are on and the endless blue of the Indian Ocean.
Various sports to pick up
Even if you are not the kind of person who does sports normally, that might change when you are in the Maldives. There are too many water activities you can do, it will be very tempting to do all of them. Enjoy wakeboarding, jet skis, beach volleyball, badminton, and even indoor games.
Get a chance to tour other islands
Excursion trips are always offered in any Maldives resorts. Just to give you an idea of what you can expect in excursion trips, here are some of the guided tours:
- Whale Shark Seeking
- Discovering a virgin island
- Manta point
- Turtle Excursion
Now that you know what to expect, the only thing left to do is to book that Maldives accommodation, get your plane tickets, and fly to one of the world’s greatest wonders!