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Top things to do in the Maldives

The tropical paradise of the Maldives is a popular choice among tourists. With deep blue seas and great coral reefs the Maldives provides a sense of tranquility for those that are visiting. Here is a rundown of the best attractions and places to visit and do on this paradise island.

1. Bluetribe Excursion & Diving Center - Moofushi Resort

 

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Without a doubt, some of the top highlights of the Maldives are the incredible coral reefs and marine life. The Bluetribe Excursion & Diving center – Moofushi Resort offers some of the best experiences when it comes to water sports: whether it be windsurfing, diving, snorkeling, and much more.

2. Island hopping

 

The Maldives consist of nearly 1,200 islands, so hopping around to the several islands is a treat in itself and an exciting adventure too. So go and arrange a chartered boat or tour to take you on an adventure to see all of Maldives in all its glory.

3. National Museum

 

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Located at Male, this museum houses different artefacts that reflects the islands long history. Including the Sultan’s throne and palanquins, it is worth a visit to not only learn about the history of the island but also to get a chance to see the magnificent artefacts that shaped the island.

4. Marine life safaris

 

The Maldives have superb conditions for spotting the very diverse marine life: 'snorkeling safaris' are a must-do! You never know, you might spot a dolphin or two ;) So grab your gears and get ready for a marine expedition of a lifetime. For best results head to Banana reef, HP reef or Manta point.

5. Undersea dining

 

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How would you feel about dining under the ocean ? Well, here is your chance! Head to Ithaa Undersea restaurant which is located at Conrad, Rangoi Island. Set 5m below sea level, this restaurant offers a 360° view of the underwater world whilst you dine. Simply divine!

6. Night fishing and dolphin watching

 

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A popular past time for the locals with many opportunities to be rewarded with a catch. Guests can go out in a dhoni and let down hooked lines over the reefs.

Watching dolphins over sunset is also a very popular activity in the Maldives. Although you are not always guaranteed a sighting, they are surprisingly frequent and definitely a thrilling experience.

7. Sea plane tours

 

A super fun way to see all of Maldives stunning islands, clear lagoons and gorgeous reefs is through a sea plane, which is a cross between a plane and a helicopter. Gain an unparalleled view of the Maldives from sky high.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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