The Ever Mesmerising Maldives Islands
The Maldives islands which offers sunshine throughout the year, is truly a heaven on earth. This amazing tropical wonderland offers you freedom to explore everything gifted by nature. So bedazzling is its eccentricity that Maldives has become a byword for paradise. Nestled in the midst of Indian Ocean, Maldives awaits your pamper. The various tourist places in Maldives add more to its grandeur and further indulge you to its pleasant cacophony. The consistent drizzle of beauty has made holiday makers intrigued to this land of abundance. The roaring winds from the seas, and the harmony of the nature’s motion, with shells finding their shelters beneath the sand and the flying time that makes moment stand; this is a destination to be cherished bit by bit.
In Asia Maldives is the smallest country in terms of population and smallest predominantly Muslim country in the world. The capital of Maldives is Male which has the largest population almost two third of the people of Maldives occupies this city. Maldives is often called the pearls of the Indian Ocean. Many of the islands are very small and situated no more than two meters above sea level. Each island is surrounded by a petty lagoon, which is enclosed by a coral reef. The archipelago has rich population of wildlife such as flying foxes, geckos and garden lizards. There are over 100 species of birds – expect to see crows, parakeets and water hens as well as koel birds. Also present are herons, seagulls and noddys.
When it comes to visiting The Maldives, there are plenty of activities to partake in. From diving, to water sports, to spa’s and health and wellness, there is something for everyone. The Maldives offers a great diving experience as it has plentiful marine life and offers a variety of colourful species. In addition to the fantastic surfing available other sports include, parasailing, kite-surfing, kayaking, water-skiing, and jet-ski. Excursions can also be planned when visiting The Maldives, visits to local islands, as well night fishing and even the Virgin Islands can be accomplished.
Maldives offers some of the best seafood dishes which is perhaps no surprise as it is a collection of charming islands. However, Thai food also is quite a speciality in the Maldive islands. The visitor will find that most of the resorts and hotels in Male as well as in the islands have restaurants dedicated to serving Thai cuisine. Thai jasmine rice, noodles and chicken, prawn cakes and beef with oyster sauce are some of the delicacies that will delight your taste buds. You will find the friendly staff and relaxing atmosphere in these Thai restaurants a captivating experience.
With such as large number of habitable islands, each home to pristine resorts available for all budgets, it is no wonder that the Maldives is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Not only can you spend your days on one of the many beautiful white powder like beaches, taking dips in the warm clear Indian Ocean, but there are also many other activities and excursions you can take part in, to really make your holiday the most special.