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Bandos Island: This Maldives Island Is The Perfect Place For A Staycation!

By Farheen - July 31, 2020
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The Maldives is always on everyone’s bucket list especially couples. It is a dream destination for many because of the numerous islands and the luxury the islands offer. There are many islands in the Maldives and each province has its own charm. Every island has its own attributes that distinguish it from another. If you are a beach and scenic beauty lover, then Bandos Island is the place to be. Bandos Island is amazing if you love waking up with the view of the sandy white beach and endless crystal clear blue water ahead of you. Here is a one-stop guide on everything on Bandos Island which you should know before you travel there. Enjoy the pristine beaches and tropical island life that Bandos island has to offer.

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About Bandos Island

Bandos Island is an ideal destination for a romantic staycation. The dense tropical greenery and white sandy beaches go hand in hand. The stunning beaches are what draws in the tourists to this island and are an irresistible highlight of the island. This island is a 180000sq km wide island where tourists while away their time strolling and getting lost. North Male Atoll is the core location of Bandos has over 40 amazing diving spots. Hence, Bandos island has become a divers favourite location.

The people of the island are extremely friendly and speak multiple languages and love to help tourists around. Blue-green lagoon, crystal white beaches, clear blue water and rich green forests are what makes this island special to visit. Bandos Maldives Island also has a dazzling Bandos Convention Center that can contain about 400 people and is a prominent architectural and modern attraction on this island.

Best Things To Do On Bandos Island

Find below the best things to do in Bandos Island for a relaxing trip filled with memories.

1. Big-game fishing

With so much sea encompassing the island and the vastness of it, fishing is a go-to activity here. Big-game fishing is a fun fishing contest that fisherman play to entertain themselves. In this game, great fishes such as tuna and marlin are used and it is an offshore game fishing that fisherman love. This is also alternatively recognized as blue-water fishing or offshore sportfishing.

2. Snorkelling

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The island is surrounded by water on all side, so tourists and locals love this water sport immensely. Snorkelling is a famous water sport all over the Maldives that is best enjoyed in these islands as the aquatic life you see is so rich. You can not miss out on this experience when on a trip to the Maldives.

3. Windsurfing

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This recreational and fun water sporting activity is so worth the time you spend trying it out. This is a sport usually tried out my many tourists for the first time here. It does require some amount of practice to get the hang of it. Water sailing is another activity alternatively people try out and enjoy as it gives an adrenaline rush that quenches the adventure lovers thrill.

4. Catamaran sailing

This is a kind of sailing that is called a multi-hulled watercraft. A couple of parallel hulls that are locked by a deck. Bandos offers catamaran sailing which is a relaxing water sport. Additionally, most of the catamarans also have a trampoline on the boat that you can use to jump into the water from.

5. Wakeboarding

Wakeboarding is usually unheard of so you must try this activity while in Bandos. It has gained popularity over the years and more and more tourists try this activity out. It offers some good amount of adventurous thrill for tourists to satiate their adrenaline rush.

6. Parasailing

People who love to enjoy the outdoors and the sun, usually love parasailing as outdoors water sports. Moreover, tennis is added sport which is played while on the island. Another name for parasailing is also parascending or parakiting.

The activities can also be enjoyed besides the resorts facilities and exploring the islands. The best way people spend time in on the beach or the water just absolutely blissfully relaxing. The days go by so fast while catching up on all these activities on Bandos island.

Where To Stay On Bandos Island

Relax in these amazing accommodation options in Bandos island.

1. Bandos Island Maldives

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The Male airport is 8.4km travel away from the resort. Arriving at this island is pretty convenient and easy. People on this island are so nice to show you around if you get lost going around this island. Luxurious hotel rooms and this resort is a favourite one amongst all others. Villas and bungalows are also an option to stay here and according to your budget and preference, you can choose a suitable option.

2. Kurumba Maldives

2.9 km of travel distance from Male airport, this resort is very effortless to arrive at. The resort also has marvellous views to enjoy that will be an excellent start of your morning and an incredible last sight before going to bed.

3. Paradise Resort And Spa

Male airport is only 10.1 km away from the resort. Very popular among the tourists and the resort has amazing reviews and its not as expensive as other resorts. The rooms and facilities are excellent. There are different types of rooms open to staying here from which you can pick and decide the best types of villas and rooms to stay in. You can even do a mix of two different types of rooms depending on your funds and liking. Most of the rooms are facing the sea and give an amazing view of this magnificent island.

In conclusion, Bandos island is a wonderful island to explore. Also, get packing and check out some of the Maldives packages offered by Pickyourtrail and book your dream vacation now! Also, feel free to leave a Whatsapp inquiry for any further doubts.

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