There are one hundred and one things to get up to when you visit the Maldives. Travellers often flock to the area for a relaxing summer holiday or perhaps a bit of adventure. We've put together a list of the top 6 adventures to get involved in when you visit this exotic paradise.
Olhuveli Beach & Spa
Did we mention that luxury can also be on the same list as an adventure? Well of course yes! This beach and spa, is an extremely unique getaway, with crystal clear waters and beautiful cabins on stilts that stretch all the way across a reef over the sea. It's quite a spectacular sight to see, and you are sure to see some incredible sea life as you snorkel your days away.
Wave Surfing, Kite Surfing & Wind Surfing
This may sound a bit extreme, but this one is for the adventurous ocean lover. Sign yourself up for a lesson (or three) and get whisked away in these ocean activities. Wave, Kite & Windsurfing lessons range from 45 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes and you are guaranteed to have a great time in the water.
Sandbank Snorkeling & Sunset Cruise
Make the most of your Maldives get away with this small-group tour that combines all of this destination's most popular activities: snorkeling, swimming and sunbathing with a sunset dolphin cruise. You will be able to polish up your snorkeling skills, and get to visit two sites near Malé to see colorful tropical fish, sea turtles, rays and coral. End your day off with a relaxing sunset cruise as you get to enjoy the horizon in all its glory.
Walking Tour Of Malé
Discover the rich history and culture of Malé as you venture off on a walking tour with a local guide. Exploring fish markets, and landmarks such as the Presidents Palace and Friday Mosque. Head up pathways to tall buildings where you can witness incredible views overlooking the city. This walking tour of Malé is only a half-day excursion giving you plenty of time to enjoy sundowners or an early dinner.
Swimming With Whale Sharks
This may sound way out of your comfort zone, but you signed up for adventure didn't you? Whale sharks are the largest known fish species in the world and these magnificent beasts favorite place to swim is in the Maldives. These majestic creatures are completely harmless to humans and there are tours that run throughout the day.
And of course, last but not least - Island Hopping! Every traveler's favorite, island hopping is a great way to add a bit of variety to your trip. Spend your days exploring gorgeous uninhabited islands, with some tours offering guests a chance to enjoy traditional local meals right on the seashore. So, if you haven't already booked your trip then let's get to it!