Maldives, is undoubtedly, one of the world’s best honeymoon destinations, specially for luxury travelers and beach-lovers. This tropical paradise is made prettier with the presence of several top-notch resorts that offer an experiential stay. Besides, the variety of water activities such as scuba diving, snorkeling and canoeing act as a major pull too. This island country looks straight out of dream and would indeed make you believe you’re dreaming during your stay. Visiting Maldives is not merely about visiting, it is a moment of a lifetime which you will cherish forever. So, when you’re here don’t forget to miss these places to visit in Maldives which are listed below with all the information you’d probably need for smoother planning of your vacation.
The capital of Maldives, Male is the largest and most popular places to visit in Maldives. It’s regal past is a major reason why it is also famous as King’s Island. When in Male, you will have many attractions to see and several activities to indulge in.
Tourist attractions: The Grand Friday Mosque, Tsunami Monument, Malé Fish Market, Malé’s National Museum, Scuba diving, snorkelling and underwater scooters
2. Banana Reef
Known for being one of the best diving sites across the globe, Banana Reef was indeed the first diving spot in Maldives where one could get himself recognized as a licensed diver. The reason behind its naming is its banana-like shape. Its vibrant marine life is one major reason why many people visit the island, and the addition of various watersports activities only act as a brownie points for the travelers.
Tourist attractions: Jet skiing, scuba, snorkelling, Hulhumalé, and Maldive Victory
3. Sun Island
Nalaguraidhoo Island or Sun Island mesmerizes with its picturesque beaches and lovely tropical flowers. These two attributes make Sun Island honeymooners’ paradise. And since there are many stunning resorts in the island, the accommodation is sorted as well.
Tourist attractions: Windsurfing, snorkelling, diving, and spas & saunas
4. Artificial Beach
Artificial Beach or the Carnival Beach is known to host various carnivals and events related to watersports and walks. In the evenings this beach becomes the jamming spot for musicians who gather here.
Tourist attractions: Shark Point, Kani Corner, Nassimo Thila, and Manta Point
5. Alimatha Island
Located in Vaavu Atoll, Alimatha Island is a great place to challenge your better half over a game of volleyball. The Ayurvedic massage centres are perfect places to unwind and rejuvenate. The crystal clear waters surrounding the island will invite you to indulge in various water activities!
Tourist attractions: Scuba, snorkeling, Alimatha Aquatic Resort, canoeing at Miyaru Kandu, and Fotte Kandu.
6. Fihalhohi Island
Located in South Kaafu Atoll, Fihalhohi Island is among the most gorgeous places in Maldives. Coconut groves surround the island to elevate its charm. Since this is one of least known paradises in Maldives, Fihalhohi Island is the place you can head to for a tranquil time.
Tourist attractions: Fihalhohi Island Resort, Rihiveli and Rannalhi Beach
7. Utheemu Ganduvaru
Looking like a small jellyfish, Utheemu Ganduvaru is located in the Northern parts of Maldives. This place is known for its historical importance as it the birthplace of Sultan Mohamed Thakurufaanu, a respected freedom fighter in Maldivian history. There are heritage landmarks such as Utheemu Ganduvaru that you must visit. This wooden palace served as residence of Sultan Mohamed, and today is among the top tourist attractions in Maldives.
Tourist attractions: Home of Sultan Mohamed, Beach North shore, New Mosque, and Ancient Cemetery
8. HP Reef
A protected marine area, HP Reef is beautified with the presence of various colorful marine creatures. From soft, hard to colorful corals, this underwater world is nothing less than a fantasy for the lovers of ocean. It is put into consideration that the divers only swim into the waters, only when it is safe, so if you want to scuba dive make sure you do your research beforehand.
Tourist attractions: Stunning marine life
9. Veligandu Island Beach
Veligandu Island Beach is located in North Ari Atoll. This is a small island with lagoon, and scenic beauty that will have your jaws dropped. Veligandu Island Beach is in close proximity to a fisherman village, which means you can expect delicious street food around!
Tourist attractions: Scuba, snorkeling, fishing, village tours, and Veligandu Island Resort & Spa
10. Biyadhoo Island
Located in South Malé Atoll, Biyadhoo Island span over an area of ten acres. It is just 18 km away from South Male International Airport. This is among the most fertile islands bestowed with vegetation of mangoes, bananas, cucumber, tomatoes, coconuts and cabbage.
Tourist attractions: Biyadhoo Island Resort, scuba, snorkelling and canoe-paddling
So, these were among the top-rated places to visit in Maldives, and you must not miss any of these as all of these places are located close to each other. There are many online websites that offers cheap flight tickets online for travellers as well as good discounts. Whether you’re looking for activities or want to unwind amidst nature’s beauty, these places will never disappoint you on your honeymoon in Maldives!