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Here is Why Maldives is One of the Most Relaxing Destinations in the World!

What could be more relaxing than walking on white sandy beaches beside the blue ocean and waterside villas? The Maldives is a rare combination of such luxury and nature. It is also known as the Manhattan of the Indian Ocean and the metropolis charm of the Hulhule Island. It is the last word of tropical charm and is one of the primary reasons to visit the Maldives. It boasts of a thousand islands and 26 coral atolls which are brimming with marine life. You can go diving into the bottomless sea, or can simply lounge around the sun-baked beaches.

Relax On The Beaches

One of the best reasons to visit the Maldives is that you can enjoy laid-back time on the beaches without any trace of litter through the bluish-green Indian Ocean, stretching intermittently towards the horizon. While mornings are all about soft sunlight and serene waves, the twilight hours paint the sky into thousand shades of red, orange, and purple. You can enjoy the sea breeze and beautiful weather, at the 25-30-degree centigrade temperature. The nights are magical as you are under a million stars, enjoying the wonderful weather and the beautiful sights.

Swim With The Sharks

The enormous whale sharks can go along the smaller-sized reef sharks and lurk around in the coral atolls surrounding the lagoons of the resorts. They are one of the main reasons to live in the Maldives. If you want to go up and personal with the sharks, then you have to visit the endemic throughout the area of Baa and Ari Atolls, and Maaya Thila. You can also have a great time watching them getting fed near the resorts.

Enjoy Snorkeling

Enjoy a deep water diving session or snorkeling to watch the underwater marine life and some of the unique sea creatures – such as manta rays, sea turtles, and barracuda. In fact, watching the vibrant coral reef is a surreal feeling. Visit the Kuda Huraa to enjoy the soothing warm water. It is a great experience to coochie coo with these user-friendly fishes. Do not forget to bring along a water-proof camera to click shots of the underwater world in all its beautiful glory.

The Water Sports Will Introduce You to a Whole New World

If you are a fan of water sports – such as kayaking, canoeing, snorkeling, sea bobbing, jet-skiing, and rollerblading – then this is just what you need. You’ll have instructors to guide you through various procedures. You may also want to visit the dolphin and turtle safari boats. If you wish to enjoy the sunshine, monsoon wind, and consistent waves then the Laamu Atoll is your ultimate bet.

Get a Sneek Peak into the Maldivian Culture

The Maldives is not only about natural beauty and heritage sites, tourists love its vibrant culture as well. Catch the beauty of Bodu Beru, the upbeat groovy Maldivian folk dance, which you can also enjoy on the beach on sultry evenings. You can also learn to shake a leg with the dancers and click-happy pictures with them and save the pictures for posterity. Go around in a Maldivian boat to acquaint yourself with the local people and their culture. The local folks are friendly and can make you feel right at home.

Mouthwatering Cuisine

If you are a tourist and love to indulge in exotic local cuisine then the Maldives is just the place for you, since the wide array of food available will satiate your adventurous taste buds. Some dishes are very exotic and delicious such as Maldivian Curry with Tuna. Just enjoying this delicious dish beside the placid blue lagoon while enjoying the beautiful unruly sea breeze is the ultimate experience.

Are you a fan of seafood? Then the Maldives can turn out to be the perfect foodie’s paradise. Catch them fresh and enjoy Garudhiya – a local fish soup with lime, chili, rice, curry leaves, onions, and a coconut. The other dishes that you can dig in are the Masumi Roshi Tuna and Chapati, Hedhika Tuna, egg, potato, and coconut. Enjoy street food like Mas Kashi – dried fish making a sumptuous combination with mango and coconut.

Whether you want to enjoy your seafood, visit the local market for some shopping, or just lie down on the beach looking at the star-lit sky and feel the stress ebbing away, Maldives is the place for you. With all the peace and serenity, doesn’t it sound idyllic? What can be more relaxing than that?

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