The Maldives, one of the most popular tourist destinations, is made up of more than 1,000 islands. It is a diverse country and offers a lot to the foreign travelers. Although a majority of the visitors come here to just relax on the beautiful beaches, there are many who come here to enjoy a full holiday by indulging in a lot of activities that this island has to offer. But why is this island such a popular tourist destination? Here are the top 5 reasons to have your next holiday in the Maldives.
1) Exclusive location
Travelers to these paradise islands enjoy an exclusiveness that is totally unparalleled. Most of these islands are actually private resorts and hence open only to guests and the staff members. There are many islands which are completely uninhabited or occupied by a small number of people who are only too happy to show you around the pristine island. So if you are seeking a holiday in total privacy and seclusion then Maldives is the perfect place for your next vacation.
2) Gorgeous beaches
The most compelling reason to visit the Maldives is the stunning beaches which attracts thousands of foreign tourists every year. There are hundreds of islands here and each boasts of perfect white sand, swaying palm trees and some of the most amazing beaches. Since all travel in Maldives is either by plane or boat, this gives ample opportunity for the tourists to enjoy the scenic vies of the beaches and they can also enjoy similar views from hotel rooms.
3) Luxury accommodation
The island of Maldives is home to some of the most luxurious hotels and resorts in the world and most of them are all-inclusive. This means that when you are on a Maldives holiday you need not worry about anything else as all your whims and desires will be catered to. Some of these resorts, like the Lux Maldives Resort, are very lavish and the guests can expect to find deluxe suites, beach villas, private pools and beautifully decorated interiors. These resorts can actually make your vacation a ‘dream come true’ experience.
4) The weather
Whether you are visiting in January or June, visitors to this island nation can expect to be greeted by a warm tropical weather throughout the year. The temperature sometimes rises above 30 C in the afternoon but the evenings are cooler as the sea winds begin to blow from the seas to bring the temperature down. The weather remains clear and sunny throughout the year expect the rainy months in the summer.
5) Maldives dive sites
The island is host to some of the best dive sites in the world and is regarded as one of the most sought after destinations for scuba diving holidays. Scuba diving is a wonderful experience in the island nation as it presents the tourists a unique opportunity to come face to face with coral formations, exotic fishes and manta rays.
Maldives is one of the most exotic destinations in the world and easily one of the most visited as it receives thousands of tourists every year. It is difficult to pick a lean season for this amazing destination. But still if you want to get what you are really looking for then it is advisable to book your holidays including the flight tickets at least 6 – 8 months in advance. March and April are considered to be peak season; so if you intend to reach Maldives during these 2 months then you need to book at least a year ahead.
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