Maldives officially called the Republic of Maldives is a small archipelagic state in South Asia, situated in the Arabian Sea of the Indian Ocean. It lies southwest of Sri Lanka and India, about 700 kilometres (430 mi) from the Asian continent’s mainland.
The Maldives is irresistible with its white beaches, turquoise sea, blue lagoons, colourful marine life and many palm trees with a temperature of around 30C all days of the year.
So if you are planning on a beach vacation/ baecation, Maldives is the place to be and there are lots of fun activities to make your stay a memorable one.
Visit The Glowing Beach
The Maldives Glowing Beach is situated at the Mudhdhoo Island, also known as the Vaadhoo Island in Raa Atoll.
Beach is one of the most visited tourist destinations in these islands, mostly known for its phenomenal fluorescent, glowing waves. This natural phenomenon occurs due to the presence of millions of marine microbes known as phytoplankton in the water.
The microscopic planktons emit a bright vibrant blue light in the water which creates an ethereal effect best experienced after sunset. The best time to visit Glowing Beach is between June and October when the sea remains comparatively warmer due to the summer season.
Pump up your adrenaline with flyboarding
The flyboard is like a hydro-flighting device that will take you 15 m high in the air while you look over the blue ocean.
Scuba Diving is one of the most popular activities to do in the Maldives as it lets you explore the best of marine life and beautiful corals.
Island Hopping Day Tour
Explore the diverse culture of Maldives while taking a tour to the exotic islands. The place is grouped as 26 ring-shaped atolls which consist of 1192 coral islands.
Each island boast of different scenic views, marine life, rituals, and much more. You can reach these islands by taking boats, ferry, yachts, and seaplanes.
On the shore of the beach, under the starlit sky in the Maldives, enjoy the evening at the beach party where you are sure to have the fun of a lifetime and also meet interesting people from around the world.
You can also enjoy a jazz night at some resort where the music from the live bands blends perfectly with the hues of the sunset.
Taste the Gulha
Gulha is the national dish of the Maldives, a deep-fried pastry ball filled with smoked fish such as Maldive fish or tuna, along with desiccated coconut and onions. The snacks are usually sold at small cafés known as hotels, or in shops scattered throughout the island.
A romantic dinner on the beach
Maldives offers various locations for a private, romantic candlelight dinner. You can enjoy a charming and elegant private barbeque with your partner on a quiet, calm beach. Have some wine while gazing at the stars with your partner and spend some quality time together.
Stay in the water bungalow
There are numerous places in Maldives that offer a stay in a water bungalow with stunning views. Such picturesque surroundings will steal your heart and is an absolutely mesmerising sight to behold.
Stroll at Male Fish Market
The marketplace offers you freshly laid tuna and other fishes of different sizes. You can freely stroll the market and look at different types of fishes.
Enjoy some water activities
A trip to the Maldives is incomplete without a chilling ride on the jet ski. Here, you can rent a jet ski ride and whiz through the azure Indian Ocean.
Step up on the surfboard and explore the surroundings while managing the balance and rowing through the waves.