The Maldives islands have been famed as one of the best, no-news, no-shoes destinations. As well, these islands are located within close proximity of some of the best dive locations in the world and are well-known as a haven for water sports lovers. With all the resorts in the Maldives having professional dive schools with multi-lingual instructors and conducting courses for beginners as well as for advanced divers, diving is not the only option for visiting tourists. Visitors can also choose from a wide range of entertainment and leisure activities to keep visitors occupied.
Other than the islands as attractions, Male’, the capital hosts historical and modern attractions worth noting. Other activities, such as island hopping and bit of shopping for souvenirs may be as a good idea too.
While Maldives is meant for leisure and relaxation, experiencing the delights of local spas in the resorts is a must for the visitors. Maldives is known to host a number of world class spas including first ever fully submerged spa in the world.
Diving, snorkeling and water sports are some activities for visitors seeking thrill or simply in quest of to get tired.
The real beauty of the Maldives is not limited to a single island. Yet more about the beautiful country can be explored through Cruising across a 1000 islands.
Sailing and Cruise
Cruises n Maldives it is called a safari! No desert in sight, but with tropical island galore, stopping at some natural places, enjoying a swim off, while going ashore to visit another fishing village or to explore an uninhabited island, and always coming back on board in the evening is the Maldivian sea safari.
If you wish to discover the secrets of this Indian Ocean hideaway, choose one of the live-aboard that cruise across the atolls.
Maldives offers safari boats ranging from the locally built 4 cabin sailing boats to a 75 cabin cruise ship, the onboard facilities and services vary from rather basic to luxurious. Cruising around the aquamarine waters from atoll to atoll in a yacht or in a yacht- dhoni – especially converted Maldivian vessel can be a most exhilarating holiday experience.
In the Maldives, it is not unusual for schools of dolphins to play around your boat or to see hundreds of flying fish taking flight as the boat passes by. During your voyage of discovery, you are at liberty to choose from a variety of activities including diving to view the magnificent coral reefs of the Maldives.
Taking a Diving Cruise is certainly the best way to experience the allure of this marvelous archipelago, since it allows one to explore the most unspoiled seabeds, which cannot be reached from the tourist villages. Of course, the facilities available will depend on the boat of your choice. Aboard the yacht, the crews are highly professional.
Dining under a clear star- studded night sky and the soft rhythm of gentle waves on the hull of the boat is indeed an experience in itself. An excursion to a fishing village or an uninhabited island will turn this holiday cruise into a voyage of discovery.
There will be opportunities to visit tourist Resorts inhabited islands (fishing Villages) and choices from hundreds of uninhabited tropical islands. Milky white beaches surround lush tropical vegetation in all shades of green in every island of this archipelago. The simple life-styles and the unhurried pace of living make island communities most receptive and friendly to visitors, so much so that our clients tell us that (The beauty of the Maldives is more in the kindness of its people that in the physical features of the archipelago
Uninhabited islands are popular with honeymooners and couples who would like a Robinson Crusoe adventure all on their own. Bonfire Beach BBQ (Barbecues) will be arranged on uninhabited islands. The clients would enjoy the thousands of stars surrounding various sizes of crescent moons and special full moon events would be arranged for those who are lucky to be with us during the middle of the lunar month.
The guests are welcome to join our crew for daytime fishing. Day time trolling and sports fishing on Maldivian seas reward even the most inexperienced fishermen (and fisher women) with catches of all varieties of tuna, jacks, rainbow runners and even bigger ones such as Wahoo, Marlins, Sail-Fish, Yellow Fin and Big Eyed Tunas.
Night fishing can also be arranged and is much fun, fishing off popularly known spots for Red Snappers, Groupers, barracudas and other delicious reef and white meat fishes. The captain and crew would be most happy to cook, roast or even barbecue fishes caught by the clients. Non dives will have unlimited possibilities to snorkel any number of tropical reefs surround the numerous islands on the boat route.