The Maldives is a destination fast being added to the holiday wish list of most travellers. It’s a small country that comprises islands of paradise-looking. The Maldives is a tropical nation spread all over the Indian Ocean just south of India and Sri Lanka. Considered as one of the world’s best beaches, Maldives is a haven for couples especially honeymooners, family, beach bums and divers. The most important factor is that you will never get bored in the Maldives. In the Maldives, you will find an endless list of activities to try regardless of age and interests. The exploring starts at the very moment when you land in Male, the compact island capital of Maldives. Get ready to mesmerise yourself by the true beauty of Maldives.
The first journey is to Maafushi Island, a small island offering picturesque beach views. From Male, the local speed boat will transfer you to Maafushi. Maafushi is famous for its water activities like snorkelling, dolphin watching and more. This small but charming island has a different kind of experience making your trip truly memorable. The island is pretty small and quite easy to walk around from side to side. Maafushi is a pleasant island destination that offers the perfect balance between convenience and lifestyle.
As the Maldives is a Muslim country it’s respectful to cover up than wandering in your beachwear. However, most local islands including Mafushi have a dedicated bikini/tourist beach. It is illegal to expose your skin in public on other parts of the island. Located on the northern end of the island, Bikini beach allows beachgoers to be dressed in skimpy swimwear. This beautiful beach has soft white sand, swaying palm trees and turquoise waters under the infinite blue skies. Frolic in the crystalline shallow waters, sip on the refreshing coconut water enjoying the beach, sun and the beautiful sea.
Mafushi offers plenty of water sports and activities such as jet-skiing, windsurfing, parasailing, sailing, kneeboarding, banana boat, fishing, canoeing, and even flyboarding. Be ready to witness the breath-taking reefs full of stunning corals and packed with marine life by snorkelling. The experienced instructor will guide you through the reef and give details about all the wonderful things you will see under the ocean. Next is the sandbank excursion, a must todo thing in Mafushi. Sandbanks are made from snow-white sand located in the midst of crystalline turquoise waters that blend into the azure blue sea. Head out to a stunning sandbank for a picnic lunch, an awesome spot to snap heaps of beautiful pictures and enjoy the clear waters.
If you are not ready to dive in the water the how about witnessing some magnificent dolphins? There are thousands of dolphins who call the atolls of the Maldives home and one of the easiest ways to see them is a dolphin-watching cruise. Seeing the dolphins all around, swimming in front of the boat as well as alongside will be the highlight of your trip. The playful dolphins will leap out of the water to perform some elegant flips
Last but definitely not least, Maafushi also offers a Floating Bar and Safari. Alcohol isn’t allowed in Maafushi Island but they are allowed in the floating boats. It’s only 5 minutes boat ride from the port. They offer Italian and fusion food. The boat is lighted up nicely and has several comfortable lounge chairs. If you want an island destination to feel like you’re on holiday where there are loads of restaurants to choose from, music playing out along the street, water sports, then Mafushi is a perfect choice.
So, what are you waiting for? Book tickets to your Maldives trip and have a blast on Maafushi to shed some layers, swim and top up your tan!
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