Is Maldives on your bucket list, yet you are not sure whether the time is right to seal it done. When cross thoughts are weaving your mind you must consider the following reasons why you should go for it!
1. Incomparably, Beautiful, Peaceful and Natural (Best beach in Asia)
Did you know that Maldives won the title of the leading Beach Destination in the World Travel Awards 2015. That’s a recent accolade yet there is no denying that it has always been the nature’s paradise. The waters in Maldives are crystal clear. Some claim that it is the clearest and the most transparent water that exists. The beauty and vibrancy of what lies beneath the turquoise waters of Maldives cannot be imagined unless experienced. The colorful coral gardens and the abundance of marine species in Maldives leaves the world stunned. Whether it’s the first or millionth visit, the experience will certainly leave you stunned, out of words.
2. It’s not that expensive after all
Are you let down by the myth that Maldives is expensive. Yes. It is a myth! Today, you can spend your holiday in Maldives without breaking your bank. All thanks to the legislature in 2009 which permitted the development of guesthouses in the local islands of Maldives. Before this verdict, the choice for tourists were limited as the tourism of the nation ran on one island – one resort concept. This meant that on each island only, one resort can be built. Majority of these resorts portrays immensities of luxury with sky high prices. The crystal clear waters, sandbanks and the marine beauty of this beautiful nation used to be exclusive for the wealthy. But hey, that’s not fair!
Today, a holiday in Maldives can cost as low as $80 per day. Stats of backpacker visits has also seen an uptrend so why step back!
Read more about the budget holiday options available in this island.
3. Activities and Watersports
Visiting Maldives is not all about lying on the beach anticipating a tan. There’s just so much more to do! Start from taking a stroll down the islands and catching a glimpse of the culture. Is that too laidback?
Then just head straight to the High Energy and Adventurous module. Dive, Surf, Parasail, Go Fishing, Spot some dolphins and absorb the essence of this beautiful paradise. Click here to check out the things you can do in the Maldives
4. Underwater Diving/Snorkeling (colorful reefs)
Ranked as one of the best Scuba Diving destinations, there is so much to witness and explore underwater in this destination. The visibility in Maldives is just outstanding. The snorkeling experience in Maldives is as exotic. Did you know that you can spot whale sharks throughout the year? Maldives is the only destination where you can spot whale sharks all year round.
Click here to find out more about the underwater explorations.
5. Rich in Culture & History (more to explore than you ever imagined)
Would it really be interesting to explore the culture of the lowest lying set of islands in the world? Certainly, yes. The culture of Maldives is an assorted fusion of Sinhalese, Arab and South Indian influences.
6. There are over 1200 coral islands!
For those who feel that there is too little to explore in Maldives, here is an ice breaker! 1800 coral islands, the culture and natural abundance of each island distinct from one other is definitely something interesting to explore.
Browse through island hopping tours and choose the one that suits you best.
7. The islands are threatened (visit before they disappear)
The islands of Maldives are threatened by global warming and sea level rise. The time to plan your holiday to Maldives is rite now.