Discover Beaches in Maldives – Uncover Asia’s Beach Paradise
Littered with panoramic stretches of beach as far as the eye can see the island nation of Maldives is a veritable paradise for beach fanatics the world over by no mere coincidence. As a stunning archipelago made up of numerous coral islands, this picturesque corner of Asia has been ranked as one of the world’s top beach holiday destinations since time immemorial. Famed as the venue of choice for a variety of water sporting activities, this truly magical island collective with incomparable natural beauty and heritage, beckons beach lovers from around the world to come and experience its azure waters lined with powdery shores.
One of the ‘must-experience’ beaches among the plethora of choices is of course the island nation’s most popular stretch of beach. Revered by seasoned visitors and travel gurus alike the beaches of Veligandu Island are nothing short of phenomenal. Easily accessible from Male Airport this awe-inspiring beachfront is 80m long and is one of the most pristine beaches in all of Asia. Uniformly white with a hint of gold sand the Veligandu Island beach also boasts a thriving atoll just off its shores where hundreds of colorful fish species can be seen. Flanked by a picturesque lagoon ideal for swimming and a fantastic diving site this beachfront is picture perfect from dusk till dawn and a shutterbug favorite as well.
Coming in second is the equally captivating Nalaguraidhoo beach on Sun Island where a grand lagoon and snorkeling and canoeing activities reign supreme. Located within a short distance from the barrier reef this beachfront is known for its clear waters which makes the vibrant marine life beneath visible from the ground. So snorkeling and diving excursions are merely a formality as what lies beneath is visible to the surface.
The beaches on Nika Island on the other hand are perfect for water based activities as it is located on a captivating lagoon. The North Male Atoll is also well-known for its mesmerizing beaches and activities such as night fishing, deep sea fishing, catamaran sailing, water-skiing and scuba diving, while Cocoa Island Resort beach is also one of the region’s premier beaches with exotic marine life teeming along its fringes in the Kandooma Channel. Kuda Bandos Island also boasts secluded top-notch beachfronts in addition to Banyan Tree Island where some of Maldives’ most exotic beaches are found.
Travellers in search of elegant Maldives resorts that are located on a heavenly stretch of beach should look no further than the breathtaking Kurumba Maldives. Providing guests with the finest amenities in an idyllic setting, this stylish rest is among the luxury hotels Maldives counts as some of its best accommodation providers.