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Top 10 Fun Things To Do In The Maldives – For 100% Entertainment!

For all kinds of travellers visiting the Maldives, this Island country is a perfect treat. From solo travellers to couples to families, Maldives is indeed a perfect destination for tourists. You can indulge in water sports of your choice or go island hopping and visit few famous attractions on the island. You can go for a full-body workout and relish the floating breakfast in your overwater villa. Later in the evening you can go for a spa session and get ready for your private candlelight dinner. In the Maldives, You can do everything and anything that your body and soul wants you to. As there are many fun things to do in the Maldives, we thought we would list you the best of them here!

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Top 10 Fun Things To Do In The Maldives

When you’re in the Maldives, there is much than just sunbathing, sipping cocktails in the bar and watching the sunset from your room’s balcony. There are a lot of fun things to do in the Maldives. Be it a child or an adult, Maldives offer several options for your entertainment. So when you are in the island country, check out these top fun things to do in the Maldives

  • Go Scuba Diving!
  • Go on a Snorkelling Trip
  • Take a Scenic Flight
  • Watch The Dolphins
  • Onboard a Sunset cruise
  • Kayak your way
  • Visit the spa
  • Relish a Sunset Romantic dinner
  • Meet the Locals
  • Go Island Hopping

Go Scuba Diving!

Dear Adventure junkies, the Maldivian water sports can excite you for real. If you are visiting the Maldives for the first time, you must definitely go scuba diving. The diving centres in the Maldives offer several water sports have excellent coaches and guides who help you dive deep into the sea. In addition to this, there are many PADI certified diving centres that can even help you get certified! How cool is that? When you are in the Maldives get ready for some real adrenaline rush!

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Go on a Snorkelling Trip

If you feel diving is not your thing, we recommend you go on a snorkelling trip. Snorkelling is indeed a great option to say Hi to the colourful marine life under the sea. You can observe the beautiful reefs underwater, wave at the sea turtles and capture a selfie with the fishes. Spend an hour or two inside the water, being guided by the diving coaches in your resorts. Do not miss snorkelling when you in the Maldives, as it is one of the best fun things to do. You can go on a Snorkelling safari – which takes you to 3 or more snorkelling spots where you can spot the lively stingrays, reef sharks and sea turtles.


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Take a Scenic Flight

It is indeed great fun to fly above and watch the marvellous Maldivian island. All you have to do is take a flight and fasten your seat belts to enjoy the scenery around. Reserve your favourite window seat and witness the different shades of the ocean. Get lost in the beautiful scenes around fly over the Maldives just like that!

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Watch the Dolphins

If you are bored in your water villa, here is a great suggestion for you to explore around. Go on a Dolphin excursion from your resort. Yes, you can go in search of these beautiful water creatures and spot them doing their cute dives in the sea. They say, Dolphins in the Maldives are most active and playful too. Go catch them on your lenses and if you’re travelling with your kids, they will just love it.

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Onboard a Sunset Cruise

A sunset cruise is indeed a best way to interact with the locals and enjoy the scenery around. Onboard a local dhoni right before the time of sunset. This traditionally made boat is a local product of the island and is steered by a local too. You can enjoy interacting with him learning about his livelihood and local practices. At the same time, you also get to watch the sun setting into its abode. Witness the breathtakingly beautiful scene when you are onboard with your special some.

During the cruise, you can also pose many beautiful pictures with colourful background. If you are lucky, few dolphins might also say a Hi to you as they pass by your dhoni.

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Kayak your way

Kayaking in the Maldives lets you explore the Indian Ocean just the way you like. You can slowly kayak your way around the sandy beaches surrounded by palm trees, enjoy light music. As you kayak through the ocean, you can also witness the beautiful marine life underneath you. Moreover, all the resorts in the Maldives let you whim through the waves using a Kayak boat. If you are someone who loves photography then you must choose kayaking. Capture the beauty of the seaside and find peace within. Thus, Kayaking in the Maldives is also the ultimate fun thing to do in Maldives.

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Visit a Spa

And when you’re in the Maldives, what can be more relaxing than the spa? The Maldivian island is known for its rejuvenating spas and therapies. Get some time to pamper yourself and visit the spa. We highly recommend you to take a couple’s massage because spas can be more than just beauty-oriented. Wanna feel energised after the holiday? Spa is indeed the best place to visit and get refreshed.

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Relish a Sunset Romantic dinner

The Maldives is known for its beautiful resorts and luxurious dining experiences. Above all, these dinner settings are set in the beach background, tree houses and even under the sea! How cool is that? Experience exemplary dining services at the romantic restaurants in the Maldives. The resort staff at the resorts plan dining experiences for you and your special someone. Wanna celebrate your anniversary? Or treat your special someone on your special day? Reserve a candlelight dinner table and celebrate the special moment intimately.  

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Meet the Locals

Are you someone who loves to explore the destination your own way? If you are bored in the resort, you can also explore the city of Malé. Stroll along with the concrete building and explore the downtown area. The city has several museums and local markets which can interest you. You can visit the age-old church and shop at the local markets while hogging the roadside snacks. There’s a lot going on here in the city and you can interact with the locals, learn the local language, cuisine and culture. Roam around the city streets and learn more about the locals.

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Go Island Hopping

One of the top fun things to do in the Maldives is Island hopping. If you are staying at a private island in the Maldives, you can book an excursion to visit the nearby local islands. This lets you explore the other natural resources in different islands. You can check out the Maldives Glowing Beach in Mudhdhoo Island and observe the bioluminescence. Or you can dine at the Treehouse restaurant called the Fresh in the Garden, located at the Soneva Fushi Island. Island hopping is real fun for those who want to explore the unexplored. So why lock yourself in the room?

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