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COVID-19 : MALDIVES is in Orange Zone
Last Updated: 09 Sep 2020
Latest Information on Travelling to MALDIVES?

Entry to Maldives is open for all kinds of travel. Flights to Maldives are functional from India, London, Dubai, Chicago, Toronto, Sydney and 20+ other destinations.

  • It is mandatory to have a prior confirmed booking in a registered resort or hotel to obtain an on-arrival VISA
  • Passengers with COVID-19 symptoms will have undergo PCR test. The costs of the tests will be beared by them and if found positive for COVID-19, their accommodation unit can transfer them to a government isolated facility.
  • For asymptomatic international tourists arriving in Maldives, quarantine is not mandatory.
  • For symptomatic international tourists, a PCR test will be run. If the tourist is found positive, he/she can be sent to a government isolation center for a 14-day quarantine by their accommodation unit.
Flights

Flights to Maldives are running from London, Dubai, Chicago, Toronto, Sydney and 20+ other destinations.

Local Transport
  • Airport transports are available from pre-booked tourists facilities

The Maldivian government has published guidelines to restart safe tourism. The guidelines are followed by all the vendors to provide the tourists a safe travel experience. With the opening of various Resorts & Hotels, Thrillophilia advises tourists to follow the guidelines provided to them by the government and ensure personal hygiene to stay safe.

COVID negative test result required to enter Maldives Updated: 07 Sep 2020

The recent jump in cases in Maldives has made the ministry of tourism of Maldives to make COVID-negative certificate possession compulsory for all travellers for entry to Maldives.Read more.

India signs air bubble agreement with Maldives Updated: 18 Aug 2020

Travellers from India will now be able to travel to Maldives freely. The first flight from India to Male left on the 18th of August.Read more.

No COVID-negative certificate or quarantine required on arrival at Maldives Updated: 11 Aug 2020

Tourists arriving to Maldives will not require COVID-negative certificate or quarantine for 14 days. Although, tourists will be required to fill in a health declaration card and the travelers showing symptoms of COVID-19 will be subjected to a PCR test at their own cost and sent to a designated facility for isolation.

Various luxury resorts in Maldives reopen for tourists Updated: 11 Aug 2020

A majority of luxury resorts in Maldives have now reopened for tourists with several safety measures in place. These include Mercure Maldives Kooddoo Resort, Amaya Kuda Rah, Angsana Velavaru, Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives, Cocoon Maldives, etc. Click here for the full list.

Maldives open for global tourists post July 15 Updated: 10 Aug 2020

From July 15, Maldives has opened tourism for all nations. Although, international visitors will only be allowed on the resort islands and would need to book their entire stay in one registered establishment.Read more.

Radisson Blu opens its operation in Maldives Updated: 10 Aug 2020

Radisson Blu Resort starts its first resort in Maldives at Alifu Dhaalu Atoll. The island is just 105 km away from the Velana International Airport.Read More  

Activities to Do in Maldives

Nestled away from the hassles of city life lies the exotic Maldives with a thriving culture, enthralling watersports, and places that will please every kind of traveller. From exploring the Maldivian culture to diving deep into the marine life wonders, there are hundreds of unique activities to do in the Maldives.

There are a plethora of things to do in the Maldives. You can take part in enthralling watersports at different atolls. There is a huge variety of watersports available like parasailing, surfing, kite surfing, and much more.

Or, you can head to the local markets for shopping handicrafts, souvenirs, sarongs, clothing, etc. Also, if you are an architecture enthusiast, you can visit some archaeological sites, the President Palace, National Museum, Utheemu Ganduvaru, and whatnot. Moreover, you can go island-hopping via ferry, yachts, and seaplane ride.

If you are planning to visit Maldives, then the best time would be between November to April. This time will be perfect for taking part in watersports, cultural tours, and hundreds of exciting things to do in the Maldives.

Best Things to do in Maldives

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Visit Glowing Beach on Vaadhoo Island

Visit Glowing Beach on Vaadhoo Island
The beauty of the glowing beach seems as unrealistic as the idea of it. The glowing effect is created by bioluminescent plankton which appears in warm beach waters. Couples usually visit this place to cherish the fairytale-like scenery.

Location: The glowing beach is situated on the Vaadhoo Island of Maldives.
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Plan a Romantic Candlelight Dinner at Soneva Fushi

Plan a Romantic Candle light Dinner at Soneva Fushi
Maldives offers various locations for a private, romantic candlelight dinner. Plan a picnic on the gorgeous Maldivian island under the starlit Maldivian skies.

You can enjoy a charming and elegant private barbeque with your partner on a quiet, calm beach. Have some wine while gazing at the stars with your partner and spend some quality time together.

It is one of the most beautiful things to do in Maldives while enjoying the scrumptious seafood over water and taking in the stunning views. Make your dreams come to reality and spend a mesmerising evening with your partner.

Location: Multiple resorts like Soneva Fushi.
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Stay in a Water Bungalow like Cheval Blanc Randheli

Stay in a water bungalow like Cheval Blanc Randheli
There are numerous places in Maldives that offer a stay in a water bungalow with stunning views. Such picturesque surroundings will steal your heart and is an absolutely mesmerising sight to behold.

Wake up to the splendid views of the sunrise while sipping your coffee and witnessing the sight of the beautiful manta rays, sea turtles and more in the turquoise blue water. Watch the views of the sunset from your overwater villa bungalow, it is one of the best things to do in Maldives.

Location: Multiple resorts including Cheval Blanc Randheli, One and Only Reethi Rah etc.
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Stroll on the White Sand Beach at Hulhumale Beach

Stroll on the White Sand Beach at Hulhumale Beach
One of the most riveting experiences you will have on your trip to Maldives is a stroll on the white sand beach. Walk barefoot on the powdery, warm and smooth white sand, and feel the refreshment in your body.

Relax and have a tranquil experience with the enchanting surroundings that will leave an indelible imprint on your heart. Forget about the worries and lose yourself to the present experience on this enthralling vacation to Maldives.

Location: Multiple beaches, Maldives.
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Helicopter Ride Over Islands of Maldives

Helicopter Ride Over Islands of Maldives
Relish the beauty of Maldives from a bird’s eye view while participating in a seaplane air sightseeing tour.

While flying over the atolls of Maldives, you will come across the magnificent settings of islands. Also, you will spot a unique pattern of the deep ocean along with sandbars and coral reefs.

Location: Seaplanes are available at Ibrahim Nasir International Airport of Hulhule Island in the North Male Atoll.
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Experience Scuba Diving at at Maafushi

Experience Scuba Diving at at Maafushi
Scuba diving is one of the best things to do in the Maldives. Famed as a spectacular scuba diving destination, Maldives will ensure a serene trip into the incredible aquatic world.

The clear blue waters will provide visibility and some beautiful stingrays, whale sharks, and sea turtles.

Location – Scuba diving courses are offered at Maafushi, Villingili, and some regions of Male.

Price – The price of the activity ranges by time. It might take you hours or days; the price will vary from INR 1300 – INR 180000.
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Go for Underwater Snorkeling in Hanifaru Bay

Go for Underwater Snorkeling in Hanifaru Bay
If you are not a fan of diving deep then don’t worry, Maldives also provides the facility of snorkelling. You will come across sea turtles, colourful fish flocks, and reef sharks.

At these feeding stations, you will observe some sea turtles munching their lunches at the reef and tropical fishes swimming with the tides.

Location – Hanifaru Bay is situated at Baa Atoll UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve.

Price – The snorkelling service will cost almost INR 1423.
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Island Hopping Day Tour

Island Hopping Day Tour
Explore the diverse culture of Maldives while taking a tour to the exotic islands. The place is grouped as 26 ring-shaped atolls which consist of 1192 coral islands.

Each island boasts of different scenic views, marine life, rituals, and much more. You can reach these islands by taking boats, ferry, yachts, and seaplanes.

Location – You can start the island-hopping tour from the capital – Male Island which is situated at the southern area of North Male Atoll.

Price – It will cost you almost INR 1300 to INR 2000 for participating in an island hopping tour.
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Explore An Uninhabited Island from JA Manafaru

Explore An Uninhabited Island from JA Manafaru
A boat trip to the inhabited island is offered at JA Manafaru, a luxurious resort where you can enjoy a picnic and explore the place. Escape from routine and ordinary experiences and live this day exploring the place.

You can make your holiday worthwhile and create memorable experiences as it is one of the best Maldives activities to do on this trip. Rejoice in the calm surroundings and spend quality time with your partner making it one of the best vacations you have ever experienced.

Location: JA Manafaru, Haa Alif Atoll, Maldives.
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Attend a Beach Party at LUX South Ari

Attend a Beach Party at LUX South Ari
One of the famous things in Maldives is the beach party that offers  pleasant and a delightful experience. On the shore of the beach, under the starlit sky in Maldives, enjoy the evening at the beach party with your partner and make moments that you will relish forever. Dance to the tunes of the famous songs by a renowned DJ and forget about the stress and chaos of everyday life.

Location: LUX South Ari Atoll, Maldives.

Romantic Things To Do in Maldives

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Beachside Lunch in the Sea House

Beachside lunch in the Sea House
Experience a beachside lunch with the entrancing views surrounding the beach and make the most of your time. Enjoy this lunch with your beloved as it is one of the best things to do in Maldives on a honeymoon.

With the gushing waves of the water that seem like music to your ears, enjoy the lip smackingly delicious meal that will leave you craving for more. Steal some romantic moments and spend some quality time with your partner away from the rush of city life.

Location: Multiple cafes, Maldives.
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Sunset Cruise Ride at Kuredu Resort & Spa

Sunset Cruise Ride at Kuredu Resort & Spa
Witness the crimson coloured sky marking a perfect end to your day after experiencing the best Maldives activities. Nothing short of a soul stirring experience, the sunset cruise ride offers surreal views that will bewitch and enthral you.

A one hour experience on a local dhoni, witness the multiple hues of the sky blending in with perfection allowing you to observe the wonders of nature. A sight to behold, sunset cruise ride should be on every traveler’s bucket list while visiting Maldives on a holiday vacation.

Location: Kuredu Resort & Spa, Maldives.
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Dinner at Ithaa, An Aquarium Restaurant

Dinner at Ithaa, An Aquarium Restaurant
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Book a romantic getaway from the world and underneath the hidden wonders of aquatic life. The real beauty of this place comes to life at night. While you munch on the Maldivian delicacies, you will be accompanied by stingrays, turtles, or sharks.

Location – The underwater restaurant, Ithaa, can be found on the Rangali Island of Southern Ari Atoll at Alifu Atoll.

Price – It will cost from INR 10700 to INR 16400.
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Underwater Couple Spa Date at Multiple Spa

Cherish the ultimate tranquil experience by taking part in an underwater spa date. Plan a romantic getaway to enjoy the couture facials, body massages, and champagne with your loved one. Here, you will be surrounded by glass walls and accompanied by exotic marine life.

Location – The spas are situated in the North Male Atoll in the Maldives.

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Romance in Maldives Private Yacht From Male Atoll to Alifu Atoll

Romance in Maldives Private Yacht  From Male Atoll to Alifu Atoll
Far away from the madding crowd, spend a romantic day on a private luxury boat with your better half.

Watch over the blue ocean spreading as far as the eyes can see while whizzing past the solid waves. Several tourists book this quick rendezvous and recommend it as one of the most romantic things to do in the Maldives.

Location – From Male Atoll to Alifu Atoll, you can start your trip from any beach of these atolls.
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Early Morning Beach Walk at Huraa

Early Morning Beach Walk at Huraa
In the serene surroundings, there is no experience like a morning beach walk while you are in Maldives. It is one of the best Maldives activities while taking in the beauty and feeling the powdery white sand under your feet.

This experience will relax you and provide a perfect start to your day. The morning beach walk is an absolutely refreshing and rejuvenating experience offering you a memorable holiday vacation away from the hubbub of city life.

Location: Huraa, Kaafu Atoll, Maldives.
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A Romantic Date at 5.8 Undersea Restaurant

A Romantic Date at 5.8 Undersea Restaurant
A romantic dinner date on the overwater villa amidst the turquoise water glistening in all its glory and the surroundings drowned in love, it is one of the most dreamy things to do in Maldives on a honeymoon.

The enchanting surroundings of the place will win your heart and it will be the best dinner experience you will ever have on a romantic date. Enjoy the delicious meals while taking in the beauty of the surroundings.

Fun Things To Do in Maldives

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Go for Dolphin Watching near Dhiggaru

Go for Dolphin Watching near Dhiggaru.
Search out the pods of dolphins at the majestic coastline of Maldives. You will come across Spinner dolphins which are quite playful and active. Here, you will observe them flipping and twirling around the pristine waters.

Location – You can find Multi Channel at Mulaku Atoll or Meemu Atoll which is situated near Dhiggaru.

Price – It will cost you approximately INR 2400 to INR 4500 to watch dolphins.
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Experience Submarine Tour

Experience Submarine Tour
A once in a lifetime experience that you wouldn’t get a chance to experience anywhere in the world, the submarine tour is one of the Maldives activities you cannot afford to miss.

It will allow you to explore the underwater world in Maldives, around 100 feet beneath the ocean where you will witness the riveting marine life and tropical garden. You will cruise underwater and behold the sight of the coral reefs, mata rays and reef sharks.

Location: G. Bodugaadhoshuge, Malé, Maldives.
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Underwater Treasure Hunting

Underwater Treasure Hunting
If you love adventure, excitement and adrenaline rush, underwater treasure hunting is an activity offered by multiple resorts in Maldives.

A unique and thrilling experience, it is a unique activity where you dive in under the sea to find the treasure following various clues given to you. This activity lets you spend a lot of time under the water in order to find the treasure and something extremely unexpected that will surprise you. Witness the beautiful underwater life while you are finding the treasure.

Location: Multiple resorts, Maldives.
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Whale & Shark Watching Tour

Whale & Shark Watching Tour
The underwater sight is undoubtedly a pure bliss in Maldives with the stunning and surreal marine life. Rich in beautiful and captivating creatures like the whale shark and other fishes, it is a delightful sight to witness.

The Whale and shark watching tour is possible at various locations in Maldives and observing these big creatures up and so close is like a dream come true.  It is one of the best activities to do in Maldives for an experience filled with thrill and beauty.

Location: South Ari Atoll, Baa Atoll, Maldives.
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Glass Bottom Boat Trip to View Corals of Maldives

Glass bottom boat trip to view corals of Maldives
Want to watch marine life closely? Hop on to the glass-bottom boat and watch them right underneath your feet. In this boat, the bottom is covered by the glass from which you can observe those magical creatures. It is ideal for non-swimmers.

Location – You can opt for riding the glass-bottom boat from Kuramathi Island of Maldives.

Price – The ride will cost around INR 2100.

Day Tours in Maldives

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Eco Tour to Villimale

Eco Tour to Villimale
Experience a tour in a ferry and travel to Villimale with a guide to this serene and quiet island. Walk through the trees, learn about various kinds of trees, visit the peaceful beaches on this eco tour to Villimale.

You will also visit the NGO conservation and learn about their services along with a visit to the traditional and local cafe where you will taste hedika, a mouth watering delicacy. Witness the sunset, a splendid view before returning to Male. This tour is an escape from the hustle of the city life and will fill your heart with peace.

Location: Male, Maldives.
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Visit Local Villages

Visit Local Villages
Experience the real, authentic and traditional Maldives up close by visiting the local villages of Maldives in the South Male Atoll. There are numerous villages in Maldives that are peaceful and make for a tranquil getaway on this island.

Fishing and boat building comprise the main occupations of the people living in the villages and you will gain a lot of insights into the history of this stunning island if you visit the villages. Explore the small shops, buy souvenirs for your friends and family back home and it will be an experience worth remembering for years to come.

Location: South Male Atoll, Maldives.
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Visit China Maldives Friendship Bridge

Visit China Maldives Friendship Bridge
One of the best things in Maldives is the China Maldives Friendship Bridge that is 2.1 km long and has separate lanes for pedestrians, cars and bikes. This incredible bridge over the beautiful sea is one of the major attractions in Maldives and connects Male to the international airport of Hulhule.

Funded by the Chinese government, this bridge is a magnificent infrastructure in the island improving the relations between the two countries and is therefore named the China Maldives Friendship Bridge. Do not miss out on this beauty while you are on your vacation in Maldives.

Location: Male, Maldives.
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Day Tour to Male

Day Tour to Male
One of the most enjoyable things to do in Maldives is a day tour to Male, the stunning capital of the paradisiacal island. Possessing numerous major attractions, this tour to Male will let you witness them and relish their beauty.

Visit the Sultan Park and National Museum or marvel at the Mulee Aage Palace. Don't miss out on the Friday Mosque which is one of the historical and religious sites in Male along with the bustling and vivid local markets, beaches and the famous Male’s fish market. This day tour to Male will not disappoint you rather will leave you in awe of this beautiful city.

Location: Male, Maldives.
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Local Food Tour

Local Food Tour
One of the best things in Maldives is the local food tour where you can have flavoursome delicacies right from breakfast, lunch to dinner. From the classic food including Mas huni and roti, the traditional Maldivian breakfast is the most treasured dish of the island.

While in Maldives, you should not miss out on the lip smackingly delicious Garudhiya, Rihaakuru, basic yet something that will tickle your taste buds. Another delicacy that you should not miss out during the local food tour is the Hedhika that you won’t get anywhere else and should definitely try.

Location: Male, Maldives.

Things To Do in Maldives at Night

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Underwater Party at Subsix

Underwater Party at Subsix
One of the best things in Maldives is the underwater party at Subsix where everything is beautifully blue under the ocean. Relish the scrumptious delicacies and witness the stunning eels swim past you, an unparalleled experience.

Make the most of your time, cherish every moment since it is one of the best things you will observe on your trip. Not only eels, you will also witness the gorgeous damselfish, butterflyfish and groupers. The underwater party at Subsix is a thrilling experience and will transport you into a state of euphoria.

Location: Huluwalu, Maldives.
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Bar And Pub Hopping

Bar And Pub Hopping
The heart of Maldives are the numerous bars and pubs making for one of the best things to do in Maldives at night. With some of the best pubs in the city since it is unfair to just visit one because each one has a different experience to offer.

Laze around in the day, relax at the water villas, rejuvenate at the beach or relish the luxurious spas but the night is all about bar and pub hopping. Explore some of the best places offering the best cocktails and lip smacking food and dance to the tunes of the famous and rocking music.

Location: Compass Pool Bar, Kakuni Bar, Coral Bar & Lounge.
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Jungle Cinema at Gili Lankanfushi

Jungle Cinema at Gili Lankanfushi
Spend your evening in Maldives at Gili Lankanfushi as it offers a palatial stay and most luxurious experiences. Home to the world’s largest water villa, it offers nothing less than a heaven on earth experience.

Nestled in the lush green surroundings, this opulent resort offers one of the best things to do in Maldives. The resort provides a jungle cinema experience surrounded by the feel of a jungle with foliage and trees etc. You can watch a movie or enjoy the meal in that surroundings and create moments worth remembering.

Location: Lankanfushi Island, North Malé Atoll Republic of Maldives, Maldives.
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Jazz Nights And Live Bands at Kurumba

Jazz Nights And Live Bands at Kurumba
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With the tunes of the music blending in perfectly with the hues of the sunset, experience a beautiful evening at Kurumba. Relax with the most exotic cocktails in hand and relish the music for the tones of saxophone and guitar for a beautiful jazz night.

There are also live bands with amazingly beautiful voices performing for the guests at the resorts amidst the delightful weather. This is one the best things to do in Maldives at night and is a feast for the soul.

Location: Kurumba, Vihamanaafushi, 08340, Republic of Maldives.
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White Night Party at Kuredu

White Night Party at Kuredu
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One of the most fun things to do in Maldives at night is to attend the White Night Party at Kuredu. Dance away your worries and lose yourself into the exciting and a joyful night. Let your hearts sing to the tunes of a renowned DJ and forget about the rest.

Wearing a white attire is important for attending this party owing to its name- the White Night. Enjoy the luminescent lights, relax and get into the party mood to make the most of this amazing party. Happening every friday night, get into your friday mood and enjoy.

Location: Babuna Bar, Maldives.
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Star Gazing from Anantara Kihavah Villas

Star Gazing from Anantara Kihavah Villas
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One of the most ideal locations to stargaze is Maldives and it’s an out of the world experience. Stargazing comprises one of the best things to do in Maldives on a honeymoon with a glass of wine or the most exotic cocktail in your hand and your partner by your side.

The villas also have a resident, Shameem who is a student of an Italian astronomer along with an advanced and a stunning telescope to offer the best experience to its guests. While in Maldives, you cannot afford to miss witnessing the starlit Maldivian sky that is an absolutely unparalleled experience.

Location: Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas.
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Go Clubbing at Club Med Kani

The nightlife of Maldives gets three times crazier at three bars of Club Med Kani– The Sunset, The Iru, and the Manta Exclusive Collection Bar. While you munch on the mouth-watering dishes, watch over the stunning coastline alongside the bar.

Location – Club Med Kani is situated at the Kaafu Atoll of the North Central Province of Maldives.

Price – INR 5510 for two people.

Water Activities To Do in Maldives

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Experience Kayaking

Experience Kayaking
Pump up your adrenaline rush while boating into the vast expanse of the Indian ocean. In kayaking, you will take the command of paddling a boat by yourself and get close to the marine wonders of the world.

Location – Kayaking services are provided at Male, Central, and other atolls.

Price – INR 2100 – INR 3500 per person.
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Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Stand Up Paddle Boarding
Pump up the adrenaline rush by taking part in paddleboarding. Step up on the surfboard and explore the surroundings while managing the balance and rowing through the waves.

Location – You can try paddle boarding at Maafushi Island, Gulhi Island, and several other islands of Maldives.

Price – The price will vary from INR 710 to INR 2200.
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Fly High With Parasailing

Fly High With Parasailing
Fly high into the roaring winds while you parasail around the beaches of Maldives. In this watersport, you will be towed by a motorboat which stays connected to a parachute. Swimming is not necessarily required in parasailing but the weather plays an important role in it.

Location – Parasailing takes place at various islands of different atolls of Maldives.

Price – INR 6400 for 10 minutes.
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Water Skiing at Meeru Island Resort & Spa

Water Skiing at Meeru Island Resort & Spa
One of the most adventurous activities to do in Maldives is water skiing as it involves thrill and excitement. Showcase your skills at Meeru Island or learn from the experts to improve yourselves.

One of the most exhilarating water activities, water skiing offers you the time of your life and moments worth reminiscing. It is possible even if you are a beginner, you can take lessons there before trying it. Water skiing here allows you to enjoy and skii through the warm waters at a pace you are comfortable in.

Location: Meeru Island Resort & Spa, Maldives.
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Explore the Magic of Maldives Islands with Windsurfing

Explore the Magic of Maldives Islands with Windsurfing
Need some adventurous boost to the honeymooning? You should definitely participate in windsurfing. Explore the magic of the Indian Ocean with your partner while sailing with the wind. Day time is normally suggested for taking part in windsurfing.

Location – Almost every island of Maldives offers the facility of windsurfing.

Price – INR 3500 to INR 5000 depending upon time taken.
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Glide Along the Indian Ocean with Kitesurfing

Glide Along the Indian Ocean with Kitesurfing
As the name suggests, this watersport is a blend of surfing while also soaring like a mighty kite. In kitesurfing, you will surf with a harness around your body to enjoy the strong waves and mighty winds.

Location – Kitesurfing is provided by many resort islands of Male and Hulumale.

Price – INR 3600 to INR 6400 per person per hour.
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Sail Over the Waves with Banana Boat Ride

Sail Over the Waves with Banana Boat Ride
Zoom past the pristine blue waters of the ocean while you ride on the banana boat. In this adventure sport, you will be strapped to the boat and it will travel speedily across the ocean.

Location – You can visit Male, Baa Atoll, Ari Atolls, and Kaafu Atoll for taking part in banana boating.

Price – The ride will cost around INR 3500 to INR 5600 for 6-8 people.
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Get Thrilled with Flyboarding

Get Thrilled with Flyboarding
There are hundreds of activities to do in the Maldives but flyboarding is something truly exceptional. The flyboard is like a hydro flighting device which will take you 15 m high in the air while you look over the blue ocean.

Location – You can visit Lhaviyani Atoll of Mafushi Island to participate in flyboarding.

Price – For a 30-minute starter lesson, it will cost around INR 10700 and for a 15-minute pro ride, it will be INR 54000.
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Surfing at North Male Atoll

Surfing at North Male Atoll
With plenty of activities to do in the Maldives, surfing is the most enthralling one. The oncoming tidal waves attract hundreds of top surfers from the world. The North-East and South-West monsoons play an important role in monitoring the surfing. The surf works from March to mid-May and from mid-August to November.

Location – Surfing is prominent at the southern area of North Male Atoll.

Price – The price for surfing starts from INR 8800 to INR 10300 for groups.
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Go for Jet Ski at Male Atoll

Go for Jet Ski at Male Atoll
Your trip to the Maldives is incomplete without a chilling ride on the jet ski. Here, you can rent a jet ski ride and whiz through the azure Indian Ocean. The best time to participate in jet skiing is from April to October.

Location – At resort islands of Male Atoll, you will find plenty of jet skiing options.

Price – INR 4900 to INR 7100 per person for half an hour.

Other Things To Do in Maldives

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Watch Boduberu Show

To understand the local culture of Maldives, you can choose to watch the Boduberu performance. It is a traditional Maldivian performance which includes rhythmic drumming, singing, and dancing.

Location – Boduberu performances are organized at Gili Lankanfushi, Six Sense Laamu, and some other resorts of Male Atoll Republic of Maldives.
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Shopping at Male Local Market

Shopping at Male Local Market
Visiting this huge local market is one of the most amazing things to do in Maldives. It is a vast market and one of the most famous street markets in the country.

Situated on a waterfront,  the market allures the tourists and foreigners to buy handicrafts, mementos and other souvenirs and gifts to take back for the family back home. The market is absolutely vivid and tempting the tourists to visit the places and stalls while enjoying the local snacks offered there.

The mouth watering snacks are the highlight and the most iconic thing in the market and attracts a huge crowd. Do not forget to take back with you local pickles, boat miniatures, palm sleepers, home decors and packaged sweetmeats.

Location: Male, Maldives.
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Go for Luxury Dhoni Boat Ride

Go for Luxury Dhoni Boat Ride
An all in one package, Luxury Dhoni Boat Ride in Maldives is one of the best things to do in Maldives. It offers luxurious accommodation, delectable meals, transportation, a guide to accompany you along with the riveting sight surrounding you that you should capture with your eyes.

Providing an absolutely delightful and unique holiday experience, you can sail with your family, friends or partner and create moments to be relished forever. Cruise along the Indian Ocean on the  glistening turquoise blue waters and witness the sight of some of the beautiful aquatic animals that you will love.

Location: Male Atoll, Maldives.
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Revisit History at Maldives National Museum

With a collection of artefacts of historical significance, Maldives National Museum reveals the stories of the past unveiling the history of this magnificently beautiful island. For the tourists who are inquisitors and possess a love for history, visiting this museum is one of the best things to do in Maldives.

The museum arouses patriotism in the people of Maldives, it is home to a lot of things including the weapons, costumes and ornaments of the royalty, paper and cloth manuscripts, household wares etc. It depicts the glorious heritage of the country and offers tremendous insights.

Location: Chaandhanee Magu, Malé, Maldives.
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Visit Sublime Lake - Bandaara Kilhi

One of the largest lakes in Maldives possessing crystal clear water along with mesmerising decayed corals that are a sight to behold, Sublime Lake- Bandaara Kilhi is one of the best things to do in Maldives.

Encapsulated by the stunning lush green vegetation, coconut and palm trees, this sight is a major attraction and will make its place in your heart. The calmness and tranquility surrounding the place will leave you in awe of it. It is a great place for the birdwatchers and there is also a lakeside restaurant where you can make your stomach happy.

Location: Fuvamulah, Maldives.
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Explore Friday Mosque of Maldives

Explore Friday Mosque of Maldives
One of the oldest and the most beautiful mosques in Maldives is the Friday mosque and visiting this mosque makes for one of the most amazing things to do in Maldives. Made from coral stone, it is absolutely captivating and even the interiors of the mosque are a sight to behold.

The fine lacquer work and the wooden carvings on the inside are renowned and this mosque is famous for the same. Permission is required from the Ministry of Islamic Affairs if any non Non-Muslims wish to see inside the mosque. It is a beautiful experience and you should not miss out on this while in Maldives.

Location: Isdhoo, Maldives.
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  1. What are the best adventurous things to do in Maldives?

    1. Snorkeling: The beautiful sea and the diverse underwater creatures that can be explored during the snorkelling activity is the major reasons tourists prefer this activity. It  is one of the best adventurous activities to enjoy in Maldives.

    2. Fun Tubing: You can enjoy gliding on the waters in an inflatable tube which is towed to a high-speed boat. You can experience the thrill while you get pulled by the boat.

    3. Parasailing: Another adventurous water sport that you can enjoy at the Maldives is Parasailing. In this thrilling activity, you are towed to a motorboat while wearing a parachute; allowing you to feel the fresh sea wind while racing in the air.

    4. Water Skiing: The water skiing activity is one of the easiest and enjoyable activities that you can enjoy in the Maldives. You can experience it by being pulled by a boat or through cable ski that is installed in ocean water.

    5. Kitesurfing or Kiteboarding: In the Kitesurfing activity, the participants are required to maintain their balance on a longboard while holding a triangular sail.

    6. Fishing: Fishing in the Maldives is a great water sport due to its rich marine life. At the Maldives, you can enjoy both morning and night fishing which will add thrill to your tour.
  2. What are the best things to do in the Maldives for couples?

    The best things to do in the Maldives for couples are:

    1. Snorkelling and Diving: Enjoy the underwater sports such as snorkelling and diving which will not only add thrill to your romantic tour but also give you Goosebumps.

    2. Romantic Massage: Taking a romantic massage in the luxurious hotels with your loved ones will help you shed all your tiredness and make you feel relaxed.

    3. Exploring the Islands: Maldives has multiple islands that are perfect for a romantic couple to visit due to the beautiful white sandy beaches, clear waters and amazing views. Some of the islands that you must visit are Male Island, Hulhumalé Island, Fihalhohi Island, Biyadhoo Island and much more.

    4. Underwater Dining: The world's first all-glass undersea restaurant, Ithaa allows you to enjoy a romantic meal under the sea. If you are lucky, you can spot sea animals like stingrays, sharks or turtles while enjoying your meal.

    5. Romance in Private Boat: You can enjoy a romantic time with your loved one on a private boat while sailing on the Indian ocean.
  3. Which are the best water sports in Maldives?

    1. Jet Skiing: Being one of the most favoured water sports in Maldives, the activity offers a thrilling experience while riding the jet ski at a massive speed.

    2. Scuba Diving: Scuba diving is an enjoyable sport where you can explore the underwater world of Maldives. The diverse underwater creatures and plants along with the beautiful sea makes the activity a thing and memorable one.

    3. Banana Boat Rides: This enthusiastic sport allows you to ride on a banana shaped boat over the sparkling blue water of the ocean.

    4. Snorkelling: Whether you are a swimmer or not, the snorkelling activity allows you to discover the hidden secrets of the underwater world. It is one of the best water sports in Maldives which can complete your thirst for thrill.
  4. Which are the best things to do in Maldives for free?

    The best things to do in Maldives for free are:

    1. Visit Grand Friday Mosque: This is a big and beautiful mosque which is the main Islamic centre for Male city.

    2. Explore Artificial Beach: It is a man-made beach and is one of the main commercial centres of the country. A perfect spot for a swim and a long sunset walk.

    3. Visit Sultan Park: A quiet park that features a lot of benches and shades to relax.

    4. Stroll at Male Fish Market: The marketplace offers you with freshly laid tuna and other fishes of different sizes. You can freely stroll the market and look at different types of fishes.
  5. What is the best time to visit in Maldives?

    December to April is considered as the best time to visit Maldives as it experiences a dry season during these months. During your visit to Maldives at this time, you can enjoy the bright sun, calm waters and clear sky making it favourable for your trip. Moreover, such an atmosphere makes it suitable for various activities like snorkelling, scuba diving and much more.
  6. How many days are enough for Maldives?

    A minimum of 5 days are enough to enjoy a trip to Maldives. During the short trip to the Maldives, you can enjoy your stay at the resorts and the long beautiful beaches. You can also enjoy selective water activities as per your planned itinerary. To save more travel time, you are requested to avoid multiple hotel stays as travelling between hotels is not only expensive but also tedious.
  7. Is Maldives safe?

    Yes, Maldives is safe for tourists due to low crime rates and incarceration rates. However, you are requested to remain attentive and alert while travelling as the capital city Male has been experiencing petty thefts and robberies recently.

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