Top 10 Reasons why you should pack your bags and plan a trip to Maldives

Yes, you want a honeymoon, so you’re planning for the Maldives, we get it. But, have you thought about traveling to this paradise on earth even if you aren’t on a honeymoon? If not, then you’re highly missing out on the best slice of life here in this tropical paradise that has so much to offer.

10 reasons to plan a trip to Maldives
10 reasons to plan a trip to Maldives

Why should you plan a trip to Maldives, especially for your honeymoon? People all around the world are aware that the Maldives speak a language of love. Candlelit dinners, barefoot beach strolls, and warm nights spent stargazing are commonplace here. This enchanting ambiance makes it the ideal luxury honeymoon destination, as do the numerous private islands that are home to exquisite water homes. For those searching for something a little less pricey, there is good news. The islands are becoming more home to charming guest homes, making it a fantastic location for those on a tight budget.

There are other myriad reasons for you to plan a holiday in Maldives. Here are a few listed down that promise a memorable island vacation on our international tour packages.

1. Amazing Myriad of Marine Life

That is me - scuba diving in Netrani. Wish I could have done this in Dwarka
Scuba Diving – one of the many Maldives water activities

Without taking a plunge into the seas filled with diverse marine life, a journey to the Maldives would not be complete. The Maldives is renowned for having an incredible variety of marine life and is regarded as one of the top snorkeling and diving destinations in the world. In fact, it is a recommended destination for anyone who wants to complete the last module of their PADI Diving course.

2. Unparalleled Luxury and Pampering

Resort personnel will be waiting to greet you at the Male Airport and take you to your opulent speedboat or seaplane. Your hassle-free holiday in Maldives starts here. From then on, from floating breakfasts, relaxing massages, convenient Maldives water activities & more, most resorts help you to get the best out of your stay on this paradise island.

3. Stay in a watervilla

Water villas - an experience that you must have when you visit Maldives
Water villas – an experience that you must have when you visit Maldives

You can reconnect with nature while pampering yourself in these roomy, attractively decorated overwater villas. Choose from a variety of energizing spa and massage sessions that come along with your stay in these Maldives watervillas.

4. It is one of the safest destinations

According to popular opinion, the Maldives is one of the safest tourist destinations in the world. Most of their islands are separate from one another while also being compact and manageable.

5. Coral white beaches of Maldives

Rare coral beaches may be found here, and the wonderful sand is both white and incredibly fine. Only 5% of all beaches in the world are coralline beaches, making them extremely uncommon

6. Meet the Maldivian Turtles

Snorkeling with the turtles in Mirissa
Green turtles – one of the many species of turtles found in Maldives

When it comes to biological variety, the Maldives is a fairly diversified nation. It is home to five of the seven marine turtle species found in the world: loggerhead, leatherback, green, hawksbill, and Olive Ridley turtles. You can spot them when you try out the various Maldives water activities like snorkeling, boating or diving.

7. Enjoy the culture of the flattest country in the world

For those who don’t know, the Maldives, with an average elevation of 1.5 m above sea level, is the world’s flattest nation. The island nation has a very colorful culture. While here, you must catch the local Maldivian dance like Bodu Beru or try a ride on their traditional boat called Dhoni. Try some of their local dishes like Tuna curries with rotis and Mas Kashi which is their dried mango fish with coconut.You mustn’t miss the lovely mosques of Male. Interact with the locals – only to discover how warm and hospitable they are by nature.

8. The glowing beach of Maldives

The sea appears blue and glowing due to the bioluminescence phenomenon of the ocean. The water is completely safe for you to play in because it emits a cool blue light and produces no heat. It is quite an unusual and beautiful experience that you can enjoy on your Maldives trip.

9. Surfing in Maldives – one of the key Maldives water activities

The Maldives is one of the most popular surfing locations in the world because of its enormous waves that curve up at the perfect moment for that Instagram-worthy time to ride.

10. Dinner at 5.8 Undersea Restaurant

You may enjoy tantalizing and fascinating culinary dishes at this one-of-a-kind underwater restaurant at a depth of 5.8 meters below sea level for dinner.

Trust, that gives you enough reason to start packing and planning your trip to Maldives.

What time of year is best to visit the Maldives?

The Maldives is famous for being “80/80/80” year-round, meaning it’s 80 degrees, 80% humidity, and 80-degree ocean water the whole year. The driest season runs from November-May, but this is also peak season for tourists, meaning not only are the resorts usually at 100% capacity, but the prices are twice as high as the rest of the year. And, since The Maldives are so popular during the high season, make sure you are booking well in advance if you’re traveling then. Most people are scared away from the Maldives’ “wet” season, but, after experiencing 10 straight days of sunshine, and 2 partly cloudy days with the occasional rain squall blowing through,it seems like no matter what time of year you visit the Maldives, you could get incredible weather, or rain, it’s kind of random! Our advice is to book your trip when it works for you, and hope for the best! As rain or no rain, the resorts have plenty of things to do, from wine tastings and cooking classes, to games and movies, and lots of good food.

So, prepare yourself for a variety of activities on and under the water when you travel to the Maldives on our Maldives package. While newlyweds may relax on the immaculate white sand beaches and enjoy in exotic couple treatments, adventurers can also partake in a variety of Maldives water activities So let the partygoers enjoy themselves at the underwater bars while the shopaholics purchase one-of-a-kind seashell souvenirs from the vibrant street markets.

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This post was contributed by my guest author - Priyanka Doshi. Priyanka is an avid traveller and loves to explore new experiences. She is the go-to person to get insider tips on travel destinations across the globe

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