Top 10 tourist destination in Maldives
Maldives is a south Asian Island country and is tropical paradise for travelers.Maldives lie southwest of India and Sri Lanka. The tranquility of its exotic Island attracts people from different parts of world. With 1200 islands and 26 atoll Maldives becomes one of the beautiful tropical places. Exotic islands,beaches, corals, water sport all in the turquoise blue water is magnificent. Choosing the right destination for your trip becomes however difficult with so many options in your hand.
Here we have escalated list of top ten places you would want to visit in Maldives.
Male is the capital city of Maldives and has many attractions. This populated, liveliest city was once called Mahal because of the ruling of royal dynasties.
Popular attractions: Male Fish Market, DiveClub Maldives, Underwater Scooters, The Grand Friday Mosque, Sultan Mosque, Scuba diving and snorkeling , Male’s National Museum, Tsunami Monument.
2. Banana Reef
Banana Reef located in North Male atoll is perfect spot for those seeking adventure. This is the first ever licensed diving and training spot. It got its name because of banana shaped reef with mesmerizing marine life, colorful corals, caves, and cliffs.
Popular attractions: Underwater activities like Scuba diving and snorkeling, Jet skiing in the reef.
3. Artificial Beach
Even after having several islands, Male thought of having a man-made beach so the artificial beach. It’s one of the popular most spots in Maldives for tourists as well as locals. Many entertainment programs,water sports, carnivals are the prime attractions.
Popular attractions: Shark Point, NassimoThila, Kani Corner
4. National Museum
National museum located in capital city Male preserves the Maldivian history and culture in form of antiques that are praised by tourists. People love exploring history and culture of the place they are visiting and this helps them with it. With its preserved galleries, antique weaponries, religious paraphernalia, manuscript it becomes one popular Maldivian tourist spot.
Popular attractions: 11th-century piece from Alifu Thoddoo, a coral stone head of Lord Buddha; a 13th century engraved wooden plank from Hukuru Miskiiy and Feyli Kolhu of Sultan Ghaazee Mohamed, Arabic and Thaana-engraved pieces of wood.
5. Manta Point
Manta Point is one of the popular diving spots. Here you can see number of manta rays fed and cleaned by wrasses. They swim to the reef feeding once cleaned. It’s an amazing spot with beautiful view for divers be it experienced or novice.
6. Alimatha Island
It is located in the eastern side of Maldives and is rich because of its green vegetation. It’s perfect for family vacation.
Popular attractions: Diving, snorkeling and boating, The Ayurvedic massage Centre, spa, bars, and restaurants.
7. Utheemu Ganduvaru
Being home of Madivian Hero Sultan Mohammad Thankurufaan, Utheemu Ganduvaru tops the list of historical monuments of Maldives.
Popular Places: The home of Sultan Mohamed, New Mosque, Ancient Cemetery, Beach North shore etc.
8. HP reef
HP reef is the protected marine location which is compelling for Photographers and Divers. The beautiful multi-colored corals,small to large harmless marine creatures, fishes intensifies its natural beauty. And it’s protected which helps novice divers.
9. Baros Island
Those craving tranquility must visit the place. Baros Island is a place away from crowd where you can relax in sun kissed beaches, luxury boutiques and spa. There are a few adventurous sports as well.
10. Bluetribe Moofushi
Maldives is famous for its marine life. Bluetribe Moofushi gives you the ulterior experience of water sports and adventure.
Popular attractions: Excursion spot where you can spot whale sharks and Manta rays, Pedal boats riding, Catamarans Riding, windsurfing, diving, snorkeling, Kayaking.