Maldives – the most famous and exotic island in the world and a getaway to paradise is one of the most popular places among married couples for their honeymoon. Shimmering clear water, gorgeous coral reefs, world-famous exotic white sand beaches, thousands of popular islands, soothing spas, enchanting underwater life, music, food, and adrenaline pumping sports, all these make Maldives a perfect getaway to rejuvenate your soul.
While planning for your honeymoon in Maldives, there are plenty of tour packages available from different cities like Maldives tour package etc., that you can opt for. But what are some amazing destinations to go with your partner in Maldives? If you are also confused, here are some most popular and must go places which you will find worth spending time with your beloved.
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1. Male City
When it comes to adventure and fun, Male city is the best place. There are a lot of options for adventure seekers in Male, ranging from swimming, fishing, and witnessing carnivals and parades. Male is one of the most preferred destinations for honeymoon seekers, couples, and water sports lovers. You can refresh yourself in this natural hideaway with palm-fringed lagoons and the most calming environment. It is a natural paradise with a lush island canopy and pictures of perfect scenery.
Male City is blessed with tons of attractions ranging from scenic parks to heritage museums and some of the most splendid art galleries along with an Artificial Beach and the Old Friday Mosque that is the oldest mosque in the city and is known for its splendid architecture.
2. The Glowing Beach
The Glowing Beach situated at the Mudhdhoo Island is ideal for spending your time after sundown in Maldives. This incredible Beach is one of the most visited tourist destinations because of its bright vibrant blue light in the water and sand which creates an ethereal effect. As the skies get darker after sunset, millions of marine microbes present in the water that makes the waves glow as they gently splash over the beach.
This is a perfect place for a picnic, romantic walk and dinner to make your trip exceptional and memorable. The place also offers a wide range of water sports and exciting recreational activities like scuba diving and snorkelling and allows you to interact closely with the rich and colourful marine life.
This destination offers the finest diving experience in the entire world. The different types of snorkelling opportunities are available at Dhigurah Island, including Whale Shark Snorkeling, Manta Snorkeling, and House Reef Snorkeling.
Dhigurah is counted among the least resided islands in Maldives. Packed with lavish resorts and white sand beaches, this beautiful island offers the best blend of entertainment and comfort and known for shark safari and snorkelling activities,
Other activities enjoyed by visitors on this island include dolphin spotting, fishing, and sandbank picnicking. A must-try experience of Dhigurah is fish barbeque in the evening, which is arranged on the sandbank.
4. Banana Reef
Colourful coral formations are the core attraction of Banana Reef, along with a huge variety of marine creatures like squirrelfish, turtles, shrimps, sweet lips, bannerfish, and crabs. Exploring the marine life in their natural habitat is breathtaking. Marine life abounds at Banana Reef with spectacular fishes and brilliant soft blue corals.
Shaped like a banana when seen from above, the amazing Banana Reef in Maldives draws scuba divers from far and wide to enjoy the dives ranging from a depth of 5 to 30 meters. You can enjoy your leisure time at its best and feel some adrenaline rush while partaking in activities like snorkelling in Banana Reef.
5. National Museum
For travellers, this National museum in the Maldives is worth spending a few hours seeing the ceremonial thrones, palanquins, rifles, weaponry, religious paraphernalia, carved pieces of wood and other priceless items A six-faced coral statue and an 18-inch bust of Buddha along with some coral statues were severely damaged are the major attraction of the collection.
The gallery showcases the country’s first telephone, gramophone and a massive computer. There is also an impressive marine collection including the 6-meter-long skeleton of the Longman’s Beaked Whale which is yet to be sighted alive in the ocean.
6. The Artificial Beach
A crescent-shaped Artificial Beach, made out of the breakwater tetrapods in Male is a man-made beach to chat with the locals in the afternoon. A perfect spot for taking a long walk during sunset, taking a relaxing swim and sunbathe and listening to live music shows. Witness the various popular carnivals and live music concerts at the beach while enjoying a wide range of delicious street food from vendors.
Major nearby attractions include Museum, Male Friday Mosque. For travellers this is a favourite spot for sunbathing in the summer season. Some water sports in the Artificial Beach of Maldives are also available during the peak tourist season in the Maldives.