Attractions in Maldives

Attractions in Maldives

Maldives attractions highlight a collection of the world’s best dive spots, natural coral cays and impressive resort options. Nevertheless, there is more to the region than just underwater phenomenon. Ancient Buddhist sites are located in many atolls across the country, and several archeological landmarks from early Maldivian settlements provide an interesting look back into man’s evolution. Speed boats and sea planes offer the best transportation so getting between islands and atolls is no longer the challenge it once was, which gives tourists more time to explore all the nooks and crannies of Maldives’ beauty.

South Ari Atoll

Aquarium

As the name suggests, Aquarium (a coral rock formation about 15m down) features a large variety of reef fish. A sandy bottom at 25m can have small sharks and rays, and you might also see giant wrasse

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North Male Atoll

Artificial Beach

Though, there are a number of beautiful white sandy beaches in Maldives, but its capital city, where all the commercial activities are carried out, is unfortunately not blessed with beaches. For pe

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North Male Atoll

Banana Reef

The Protected Marine Area of Banana Reef has a bit of everything: dramatic cliffs, caves and overhangs; brilliant coral growths; big predators such as sharks, barracuda and grouper; and prolific reef

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South Ari Atoll

Broken Rock Dive Site

Apart from Kudarah This Thila is literally a broken rock with a 2-metre wide canyon that splits the small Thila in two parts, from the west to east, giving the reef its name. This canyon is the main a

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South Maalhosmadulu Atoll

Dhigali Haa Dive Site

Dhigali Haa is a popular Maldives dive site for scuba enthusiasts looking for a varied balance of spectacular marine life and coral formations. In the past this dive site used to be busy location f

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South Male Atoll

Embudhoo Express

Embudhoo Express is a 2km drift dive through the Embudhoo Kandu, which is a Protected Marine Area. With the current running in, rays, Napoleon wrasse and sharks often congregate around the entrance. T

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North Male Atoll

Esjehi Gallery

A charming collection of islands scattered in the shallows of the vast Indian Ocean, Maldives is currently ranked as one of the most lucrative luxury travel destinations in the world. The beaches of M

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North Ari Atoll

Fish Head Dive Site

This Maldives dive site Fish Head – Mushi Mas Mingili, is a classic thila-style dive spot, comprised of a huge flat-top reef rising steeply from the inner atoll floor at 40-50 meters, culminating at

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Felidhoo Atoll

Fotteyo Kandu Dive Site

Many scuba divers consider Fotteyo Kandu to be the best dive site in Maldives and it is also rated among the top 5 dive sites in the world. The mouth of the channel is exposed to the ocean and during

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Gnaviyani Atoll

Fuvahmulah Island

Fuvahmulah (Dhivehi: ފުވައްމުލައް) is a large single island (by itself a small detached atoll) in the Maldives. It is one of the administrative divisions of the Maldives under the name

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