Maldives is an archipelago nation on Indian ocean which consist of 1,900 coral islands grouped into 26 atolls. The Maldives is a paradise on Earth for people of all ages, but especially for honeymooners, couples and adventure junkies. Because of the fascinating things to explore in Maldives, it is one of the world’s top tourist destinations. What else is needed to relax than white sand beaches, beautiful sea, and a wonderful climate with fantastic resorts? And million things to explore in Maldives. Apparently, it is the world’s flattest country, with only 1.8 metres above sea level, and one spot with a 2.3-meter elevation above sea level seems to be the most in the Maldives which sets the ideal place for things to explore in Maldives. Let’s take a look at things to explore in the Maldives most interesting activities.

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  • Stay under the water
  • Deep Flight Experience
  • Private Island stay
  • Luxury Yacht cruise
  • Underwater restaurant
  • Underwater Spa
  • Camping under the stars
  • Scuba Diving
  • Visit Glowing beach
  • Fly Boarding

Stay under the water

In the Maldives, staying underwater is one of the most unique experiences. It really is one of the more uncommon accommodation types in the Maldives, with only a few resorts offering it. Staying submerged with a sea view gives you the sensation of scuba diving without having to swim into the ocean with scuba equipment. There are no words to describe the sensation you will experience while spending the night underneath the water enjoying the nightlife of marine creatures.

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Deep Flight Experience

The term “deep flight” refers to a flight that goes deep into the ocean, similar to a submarine. It is a one-of-a-kind experience in the Maldivian ocean that you will not be able to find at any resort, but only one resort, Four Seasons, will assist you in booking this activity. You will be able to see underwater wonders such as coral reefs, colourful fish, shipwrecks, and flying alongside gorgeous aquatic creatures during this adventure.

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Deep Flight experience

Private Island stay

The word “private island” is self-explanatory. Yes, you will be living on a secluded island with no other guests or tourists. It is a luxury island. Because you must lease the island for the duration of your stay on the island.

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Luxury Yacht cruise

A cruise is indeed an exciting experience that you may have in the most popular tourist destinations. However, considering of its proximity to fantastic water sports areas nearby your island while you stay, it is a particularly unique activity to do during the Maldives. There are several types of dolphin viewing cruises available, including sunset cruises, fishing cruises, and even a combination of several activities. Doesn’t it sound intriguing?.

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Underwater restaurant

You may have visited a variety of restaurants. However, dining at an underwater restaurant in the Maldives is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. There are six underwater restaurants which are Subsix at Niyama Maldives – Huluwalu, 5.8 Undersea Restaurant – Hurawalhi Maldives, Ithaa Undersea Restaurant – Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, Minus Six Meters Underwater Restaurant, H2O Underwater Restaurant – You & Me by Cocoon Maldives,Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas.

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Underwater Spa

One of the most important ways to unwind is to visit a spa. The Maldives’ Underwater Spa is a one-of-a-kind experience. An underwater spa will not be available at any of the properties. After a lengthy day of water activities such as scuba diving or surfing, you may experience knee pain, in which case a trip to the spa is an excellent cure. Getting a relaxing massage to help reduce the number of your pain points in your body.

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Camping under the stars

Camping is indeed a memorable experience, especially when shared with loved ones. It is an unique and special thing to do in the Maldives. Why? Because you’ll be camping on the beach with facilities like a private suite room with wooden flooring, attached bathroom, and, of course, a double bed in a transparent bubble tent under the clear sky where you’ll see a mind-blowing view of the stars and, in the morning, you’ll see the sunrise from your Beach bubble without even getting out of bed.

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Scuba Diving

If you’re thinking what to do in Maldivian waters, you should be aware of the amazing maritime beauty that the Maldives has to offer. The ocean bed of  Maldivian Coast , which is preserved by the Law of Marine conservation  of mass, is habitat to some of the most spectacular marine species, which can only be witnessed firsthand if you chose to dive deeper. Aside from Snappers, Angel Fish, and Tunas, the overhanging caverns around the coral cove, as well as the Grey Reef Shark, are two of the most special views to see while scuba diving.

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Visit Glowing beach

Visit the “Sea of Stars” on Vaadhoo Island to add a spice to your normal beach days. Under the moonlight, the sea waters appear to glow magnificently. This phenomenon is known as bioluminescence, and it is a defence mechanism used by free-floating microscopic planktons in the water when they are attacked by fish. The sea appears blue and gleaming due to the sea’s bioluminescence phenomenon. The water is completely safe to play with because the blue light released is cool and produces no heat.Illumination of plankton at Maldives.

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Fly Boarding

The Maldives, which is surrounded on all sides by wide oceans, is among the best and most popular destinations for water sports. Get an opportunity to try Fly Boarding with so many alternatives available. Fly boarding allows you to experience the excitement of flying while being propelled by a watercraft’s jet propulsion. It is an outstanding sport that has recently gained popularity. Whether you are a complete beginner or a seasoned pilot, our instructors are eager to get you high in the sky.

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To enjoy some of these exceptional Maldivian experiences during your holiday, start organising your itinerary accordingly. Visit Maldives Vacation to see fantastic Maldives packages, including Maldives for newlywed couples. Please contact us if you require any assistance in organising your Maldives vacation.

Male is the capital and the main island in the Maldives island chain. With a population of 133,412 residents and an estimated 50,000 employees in an area of 1.92 square kilometres, the city is one of the world’s most densely inhabited cities. Male is situated on the southernmost tip of the North Male Atoll (Kaafu Atoll), directly across from the Maldives International Airport. Male Maldives is a fantastic spot to visit for a short time. It houses several of the country’s most prominent icons and landmarks. In the island country, there are 24 huge atolls, each one a paradise unto itself.

The Maldives’ international airport is located in Male, which also happens to be the country’s most populous city. As a result, on any given day, you can see a slew of eager tourists basking in the warm rays of the sun on the Maldives’ beautiful beaches, or Maldivians going about their daily routines. Male is also a little more populated than the other islands. With an abundance of tourist sites and things to do, Male is as daunting as it gets.


Things to do in Male

Male City is famed for its gorgeous mosques, colourful architecture, fantastic fish markets, exquisite local food, and, most significantly, its rich Asian culture, which can be seen nearly everywhere in the Maldives capital.

There are a few things you must do to make your vacation to the Maldives more entertaining, whether you are visiting for a short or lengthy amount of time. Local tour guides in Male, the capital of the Maldives, are the finest in this respect since they can assist you to pick or tailor your trip based on your budget and length of stay.

So, what are the best possible activities to do in Capital Male City during your stay?

1. Historical Attractions in Male

While wandering around the country’s highways and streets, you can plainly witness the Maldives’ rich past. The historic Boduthakurufaanu Magu, named after a famous victory over the Portuguese in the 16th century, is located just adjacent to the airport for you to see during your waiting time.

Another renowned park near this historical landmark is “The Sultan Park,” as well as the “Jumhooree Maidan,” which commemorates the Sultanate’s end in 1968.

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2. Grand Friday Mosque and Hukuru Miskiiy

If you are staying in Capital Male City for an extended amount of time, you must pay a visit to Hukuru Miskiiy, a magnificent coral stone mosque. If you want to learn more about the Maldives’ rich culture and history, this is the place to go.

Grand Friday Mosque, like Hukuru Miskiiy, is a large and well-known mosque located in the centre of Male City. The Hukuru Miskiiy is now more of a historical site, and the Grand Friday Mosque is where the majority of people go for daily prayers and other religious activities. Both inside and out, the Grand Friday Mosque is stunning. This mosque’s architecture and layout are enough to attract people who are into art and culture.

3. Henveiru Beach

Although the Maldives has several beaches, Henveiru Beach, an artificial beach in Male, is regarded for having the most stunning vistas and a tranquil atmosphere. This beach, which is located on the island’s eastern side, is an ideal place to spend your final hours or days in Male Maldives.

Because it is generally peaceful and deserted, it is also one of those areas in Capital Male City where you can rest and enjoy life away from the rush and bustle of everyday life. This location is most active in the afternoons and on weekends. As a result, you can truly appreciate the tranquil ambience of the ocean in the Maldives capital city in the morning hours and on weekdays.

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4. Sinamale Bridge

If you’re going on a bike or automobile excursion, you may include a visit to Sinamale Bridge in your itinerary. You wouldn’t want to miss out on the most stunning sights the Capital Male City has to offer, would you? The Sinamale Bridge connects the islands of Male, Hulhule, and Hulhumale, and features distinct tracks for automobiles, cyclists, and pedestrians, making it suitable for walking excursions. Take a walk along the roads whilst soaking in the breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean right beneath you. 

5. Victory Monument and Tsunami Monument

The Victory Monument is an excellent place to learn about the Maldives’ history, particularly when the Indian government assisted in fighting and defeating the onslaught of Sri Lankan rebels.
Because of its gorgeous angelic white marble all around and the centre white, green, and red coloured circular sign, the Victory Monument is well worth a visit. People regularly visit the Victory Monument to discover peace and quiet, which is unusual in the capital male city since it is positioned away from the loud city life.

Another must-see site in Maldives Capital is the Tsunami Monument. It was erected to commemorate the lives lost by several countries in the 2004 tsunami. It’s a lovely, clean, and peaceful location. This place is also ideal for sea views since the wide space provides a stunning view of the Indian Ocean, which is a lovely sight to behold in a tranquil setting. 

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6. The local market of Male city

Almost every traveller’s bucket list includes a visit to the Maldives Capital’s seafood and local markets. Instead of visiting monuments and mosques, most visitors and those waiting for ferries or planes frequent these markets to pass the time. The reason for this is the vibrant and active lifestyle of the residents in these markets.

The local market isn’t large, but it’s known for its wide selection of fruits, vegetables, and other locally produced items such as coconut oil, coconut-honey candy, and so on.

The Fish Market is an excellent place to learn about how fish are offloaded and transported to the market. Early morning visits to the Fish Market will give you an impression of how hard fishermen work.

In addition to these, Male has a unique sea diving experience called the Banana Reef. Talk about fantastic scuba diving and underwater photoshoots where blue-hued seas team with vibrant-coloured marine life! Prepare to have your adrenaline pumping all day by participating in watersports at Banana Reef, the Maldives’ watersports paradise. Prepare to have the time of your life as you glide by beautiful colour palettes of corals and cave formations, meeting uncommon squirrelfish, grub fish, bannerfish, and a whole lot more.

Local market of Male city

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