Tourism has flourished in the Maldives since the first resort launched beginning in 1972. The Maldives is widely considered to be the pinnacle luxury holiday destination for the ultimate tropical beach experience in the world. Tourists around the world travel to the Maldives to experience a memorable resort experience. The Maldives is the flattest country on Earth, it is near the equator and is home to 1,190 coral islands in a double chain of 27 atolls in the Indian Ocean, with many resorts and activities to experience. The Maldives is known for its year-round good weather, swaying palm trees and distinct white beaches and shallow turquoise waters surrounding the many atolls.
1. Bioluminescent Beach
Vaadhoo island of the Raa Atoll in the Maldives is famous for its bioluminescent beach, also known as the glowing beach with bright blue glow-in-the-dark waves that give an ethereal look. Visitors can experience this unique phenomenon at night while the waves crash or by stepping on the wet sand. The magical glow-in-the-dark effect is caused by bioluminescent plankton which is a phenomenon that often appears in warm coastal waters. This unforgettable experience is great for honeymooners, romance, and adventure seekers. Bioluminescent plankton can appear on the beach at any time of the year but there are more significant volumes of plankton in the waters from June to December in the seas of the Maldives, making those months the best time to visit the Maldives for the highest possibility to witness the unforgettable experience of bright blue bioluminescence when the phytoplankton begins to glow brightly in the waters and the wet sand when stepped on. Tourists visiting this special location that are lucky to witness the glowing bioluminescence can also enjoy the night sky full of bright stars giving off an ethereal magical feel and look creating the ultimate unforgettable experience to remember.
2. Tropical Getaway
The Maldives is the perfect getaway for visitors that love the tropical scene and beach lovers alike with over 1,190 coral islands, making it one of the ultimate destinations for a feeling of seclusion in a tropical paradise. The Maldives has many islands in which the avid walker can walk around and explore the entire island, such as Angaga, Reethi Beach, Reethi Faru, Velasaru, Veligandu, Fiahohi, Conrad Rangali, Constance Halaveli, Banyan Tree, Angsana and Anantara Kihavah
The Maldives is a great place for a romantic getaway for newlyweds, honeymooners, and couples who want to relax in a tropical paradise enjoying the resort experience while feeling like they are totally off the grid of the map with an island to themselves. The Maldives beaches are known for their distinct white sand, palm trees and bright blue and turquoise water. Visitors seeking a romantic adventure in the Maldives can also be lucky enough to experience bioluminescent bright blue glowing waters and wet sand when stepped on with bare feet. The most known location is the Vadhoo Island in the Raa Atoll which can offer a magical ethereal look and feel with the stars shining bright in the night sky
4. Scuba Diving & Snorkelling
The Maldives offers a wide range of extraordinary diving sights for scuba diving and snorkelling enthusiasts with many opportunities to experience such as scuba diving at Maaya Thila, and snorkelling at Maafushi Island. The Maldives has 2,500 coral reefs of which 900 are house reefs, and the many species of tropical fish in the sea making it one of the best locations for underwater adventure enthusiasts, there is nothing like the experience of snorkelling or scuba diving in the Maldives
5. Resort Experience
Last not but least, the Maldives has 1,190 islands and 132 of which are resorts. The Maldives offers one of the best tropical resort experiences in the world well worth the money offering incredible services in a stunning and unique destination. The Maldives is widely considered to be the most exclusive holiday location in the world with ultra-luxurious resorts and hotels that embody the pinnacle tropical paradise getaway for adventure seekers, celebrities, honeymooners, sun enthusiasts, scuba divers, snorkelers and underwater adventurers. Most of the luxury resorts in the Maldives offer services such as gyms, spas, treatment centers, yoga, watersports, cruises, beach sports and more