Are you looking for a pristine, tropical getaway complete with all water sports activities, sea foods, sun, and verdant green vegetation scenery? Why, Maldives holiday is perfect for you. Perhaps you are imagining palm trees swaying against the gentle swoosh of the wind with pure white sands on the beaches. Perhaps you want only the unspoiled, unique beaches sprawled with crystalline lagoons nearby to give you a really magnificent vacation.
Maldives is like a paradise that you can go to embrace all those dreams and get away from the crowded cities and stressful, busy career life. The Maldives, which rises from the wide stretch of Indian Ocean, boasts of over thousands of reefs on over thousand islands giving that perfect recluse for the travelers and vacationers who want the serenity of what it can offer.
The Islands and Atolls
Maldives screams of a string of 1190 tiny coral islands, which are clustered into 26 atolls. The atolls are the 80 island resorts plus the 200 small inhabited islands. The structures of the atolls provide the natural defense against blows of winds and waves. The capital city is Male, where the center of commerce, business, trade, health, and education is found. It is situated in the mid of the strings of atolls. It is also the government hub, where buzzing activities happen contributed by the 150,000 people and more.
Male can be explored on foot or by bicycle, which is the local’s form of transportation. The bicycle can be rented. The capital city is best explored because it is where the famous museum and art gallery is found, as well as the fish market and chains of local stores where local products, food goodies can be bought. From the Male, the nearby islands can be explored by taking a boat ride. The tourism government has provided a safe mode of transportation and accommodation to the other islands of Maldives, so you are generally expected to travel without troubles.
Tourist’s Island Resorts
The government of Maldives has been welcoming a great number of vacationer and tourist arrivals over the decade; hence the sprouting of many resort islands as well. The developers have erected beautiful resorts to accommodate comfortably the visitors of the island. These resorts have to occupy only 20 percent of Maldives to preserve the islands, so every developer that intends to situate a resort has to undergo rigorous environmental-impact study.
This is the reason why the place is one of the most popular tourist destination spots with the unspoiled and unharmed islands. It makes Maldives holiday one of the top destinations as voted recently in a conducted poll. The resorts provide facilities such as luxury spas, overwater villas, and water sports facilities. Restaurants or eating places can also be found at the resorts and serve different cuisines which are expected by the guests.
Top Destination for Water Sports Activities
There are 3 quarters amount of the world’s fish reef species in the lagoons found in Maldives making it a spectacular snorkeling and diving sanctuary. The deserted beaches are also one of a kind giving the tourists so much to explore and engage in. Whether you are a nature lover or a water sports enthusiast, the island offers lots of marine sports activities you surely will enjoy the best.
It is advised though that these are covered by the insurance policy before you engage in any of the water sports activities even if you are a real enthusiast.