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Vacation Style Beach Packages, Luxury Tours
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Welcome to the Maldives, where sands are white as the smiles of the locals, where fish swim happily in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, where the weather is a dream, and the deep rays of the sun waits to engulf you in their arms.
Tourism in Maldives: Maldives offers splendid diving experiences, thanks to its warm seas which have high visibility throughout the year. It is considered the best tropical island to relax and unwind, away from the chaotic lifestyle of the world.
Extravagant water sports, state-of-the-art spa and wellness facilities, seaplane photo flights, luxurious resorts and adventurous excursions are some of the key features which make Maldives a dream destination.
Places to visit:
Sun, sand and sea...Maldives has a number of natural resources for Maldives tourism. Promoting eco-tourism to protect the environment and underwater life, Maldives has become one of the most sought-after travel destinations. Here is a rundown of the key tourist spots in Maldives tourism packages:
Hp Reef: Located at the North Male Atoll, Hp Reef offers an adrenaline-raising diving experience. With its splendid coral reefs and colourful fish, Hp Reef is definitely one of the best tourist spots in the country.
Alimatha Island: Blessed with rich green vegetation and numerous spectacular sites, Alimatha Island has everything to satisfy a tourist's quest from aquarium-like snorkeling, state-of-the-art diving to a central beach with world-class facilities. Located at the Vaavu Atoll, it is regarded as a place with a 5-star environment.
Manta Point: It is an exotic diving point where you can have never-before experience of witnessing Manta rays being fed and cleaned by Wrasses. Whether you are an experienced diver or a neophyte, you are sure to be fascinated by the uniqueness of Manta Point.
Jumhooree Maidan: Located at the Northern beachfront of Male, this republic square was set up in 1989. Also known as the Independence Square, this lush green vegetative space is a top tourist spot in Maldives that you should never miss out.
Utheemu Ganduvaru: If you want to start your journey with a historical place, Utheemu Ganduvaru is the ideal option to begin the day with. Located in the Utheemu Islands, one of the most inhabited islands of the Haa Alif Atoll, the wooden palace was once the residence of Sultan Mohamed Thankurufaan.
Banana Reef: Featuring the most exotic marine life, where you can find Napoleon Wrasse, Moray Eels and the rare Bannerfish, it is one of the most popular diving destinations in Maldives. Located at the north side of Male Atoll, its name has been derived from its shape which looks like a banana that extends 300 metres.
Hukuru Miskiiy Mosque: Also known as the oldest Friday Mosque, Hukuru Miskiiy is famous for its magnificently rich interior. Its intricate coral stone walls with carvings of different kinds of patterns and Quranic scripts make it even more alluring. Built by an emperor of the same name, the mosque is located in the city of Male.
National Museum: Located in the capital, Male, the National Museum houses a vast array of historical artifacts - manuscripts, arms, ornaments and many costumes worn by kings and queens of the country. If you are eager to know the rich history of Maldives, this is one place you should definitely pay a visit to.
How to reach: The Male International Airport is situated in the Hulhule Island and is just 15 minutes away from the city. The country has a remarkably easy visa policy - tourists are granted a 30-day visa on arrival.
When to visit: Maldives has a tropical climate, mainly dominated by monsoon. Tourism in Maldives flourishes from December to April, when there is no rainfall, making it ideal for a sunny vacation.