Maldives Tourism

Maldives Tourism

Maldives Island is traditionally known as the “King’s Island of tourism,” it has stories connecting the Maldives island as a place once dominated and ruled by ancient royal dynasties. Maldives Hotels are one of the most exquisite and luxurious, giving tourists the best experience.

Where is the Maldives Located? Officially called The Republic of Maldives, the Maldives is an independent island located in South Asia, in the Arabian Sea of the Indian Ocean. Maldives island is situated in the southwest of Sri Lanka and India and 700 kilometers from the Asian Continent’s Mainland.

The capital city, Male, is the most populated, and the Republic of the Maldives is the smallest Asian Country with over 186 islands.

The Maldives was one of the poorest countries in the late 1960s, with Fisheries and Trading of goods produced on Maldivian soil as its primary source of economy.

With tiny lands available for farm production due to the low cultivable land in the Maldives, agriculture was at a decline until introducing the private sector’s idea of Tourism.

Until the early 1970s, the Maldives still struggled with Tourism as being a small island lying between 2 larger countries, it was clearly unknown.

Bandos island and Kurumba Village (now Kurumba Maldives) were the first resorts to be opened in the Maldives.  

Tourism transformed the Maldives with its primary source of income, with 28% in GDP, 60% in foreign exchange, and more than 90% 0f government tax revenue is gotten from importation and tourism-related taxes.

With a booming economy generated from tourism, maintenance, advertisement, hospitality, and everything of everything to make tourist enjoy their stay at the Maldives is a given.

Over 1.9 million tourists visited the Maldives Island in 2019, without Visa and no restrictions of travelers from different regions. Tourists only needed an authentic passport, proof of onward travel, and money; you are sure to have the best time of your life cruising on Maldives Island.

Best Time to Visit Maldives

The best time to visit the Maldives is usually between November and April, with average highs at a consistent 29°C to 31°C year-round and average lows unlikely falling below 24°C. The climate is warm and tropical. The island nation would be warm and sunny, but consists of a dry season and a wet, rainy season.  

The peak season at the resorts falls between January to April, known as the driest months, with little rain and low humidity. However, from May to December, Temperatures are still warm, although it is more likely to rain and the possibility of a storm happening. However, the sun even comes out to shine brightly.

Attractive Best time to visit the Maldives can also be told from the prices and offers; they are usually beautiful and reticent expensive at typical times to see.

Since it is also the busiest time of year, the room rates at the resorts would be expensive. You won’t have to contend with throngs of crowds like you might during the high season in another destination. 

Worst Time to Visit Maldives

The Maldives is warm and sunny all seasons, but there are times when it gets cloudy and rainy during December and March. During this period, there isn’t much to do than stay indoors and enjoy the scenery from the inside.

The Maldives has a lot to offer to stay indoors, such as; luxury food, comfortable and beautiful suite, warm and cozy area, etc. The only thing making it the worst time to be there is you would be forced to stay most of the time indoors and which wouldn’t give you the chance to enjoy the Island to its peak.

Maldives Hotels

it isn’t enough to find yourselves at the Maldives. It is essential to find the perfect place to keep not only your belongings but also to rest your head and enjoy the many exciting adventures the Maldives has to offer. Check out Four of the hotels you have to stay if you are ever going to the Maldives.

Baglioni Resort Maldives

The New villa hotel is located on Maagau in the Dhaalu atoll; the beautiful resort offers the best seafood tagliatelle, which is served at the on-the-sand beach restaurant; the resort also allows you to experience the gleaming Riva for moonlight cruises. Baglionihotels

Como Hotels

Looking for the right amount of pampering luxury and understated elegance, COMO Cocoa Island is is located amongst the coral atoll of South Malé; it would take about a 40-minute speedboat ride from the capital. There you would enjoy peace and tranquillity, an infinity view to the sea while you relax on the private decks.

There is also a walkway crossing through a shallow lagoon. The rooms are built above water in the style of dhonis, traditional local boats. With piles of creamy linen and dark wooden floorboards.

If you could also participate in yoga, which is offered every evening at the Zen-like pavilion, visit the Shambhala Retreat, which provides a wide range of treatments and massages. (comohotels.com/cocoaisland).

Dhoni Mighili

Dhoni Mighili Is a tiny island with just six beach bungalows with plunge pools. Dhoni Mighili is the ultimate private-island escape. Boosting of a traditional wooden sailing boat kitted out with the latest luxuries, private diving or fishing trip, personal butler, boat rides, and even lunch in absolute isolation.

There is a bar where you can relax by yourself or with friends every evening. Basically, this resort is you would want to visit if you are trying to get away from everything as you would be offered top-notch privacy.(www.dhonimighili.com).

Four Seasons Resort Landaa Giraavaru

Four seasons resort comes with a very relaxing atmosphere; the rooms are top-notch, luxurious, and comfortable. It has been recognized as one of the most beautiful resort to be visited at the Maldives.

From its bright-blue doors,saffron walls, and polished-concrete bathrooms to the white-washed, sand-floor cafe where the superb antipasti made by an Italian chef and delicious pizzas topped with the catch-of-the-day.

You would also come across the Moroccan restaurant, The lagoon, which lights up each night with guests enjoying themselves. There are also beach pavilions with private plunge pools; there are also two infinity-edged swimming pools.

. The spa offers overwater treatment rooms and six villas set in the jungle and traditional herbal treatments and massages for singles and couples. (www.fourseasons.com/Maldives).

Maldives Island

The Maldives is blessed with different cuisines and restaurants, with extraordinary beautiful private islands and the if-not-so perfect hospitality from the hotels and resorts to the people.

Ranked as the 6th most ‘’’instagrammable” countries, 6th bucket list destination in the World, and 11th most luxurious travel destination, has also won several awards like The World’s Leading Honeymoon Destination at the 24th Annual World Travel Awards and at The 3rd Annual World Spa, it Won an Award for Indian Ocean Best Spa Destination, Maldives Tourism is on its way to take over and keep leading in the World’s tourism.

The Maldives is very popular for honeymooners, family vacation. Destination celebrations from wedding to birthdays though with limited options for sightseeing, its magnificent sunset, clear-blue sea, creamy-white sands, national artifacts, and spectacular resorts are more than enough views to leave you in awe, your personal paradise.

Taking you on tour to a few Maldives Island as I can, the Maldives should not be excluded from your bucket list.

Male Island

The famous capital city of the Republic of the Maldives known for the protected ocean pool called the artificial each is clearly a place for lovers and sweethearts.

A planned visit to the national museum, the tsunami monument, the very exquisite grand mosque (with your hair covered) might sound weird. Still, a trip to the fish market is also a given and finally back to your hotel room for a very relaxing spa session. It is usually best visited around November and April.

Maafushi Island

Maafushi Island is the capital for Medhu Uthuru Provinces in the Maldives, being the only Island inhabited by locals and many guest houses. Activities such as sunbathing, snorkelling and catamaran rides, an island-hopping boat tours are trendy at Maafushi Island.

Reethi Feru Island

If you are a fan of flyboarding, kite surfing, catamaran sailing, diving, and participating in these activities, Reethi Feru Island in the Maldives is one of the best places with badminton, volleyball, and yoga all waiting on land and not to omit the Balinese-style spa.

Niyama Private Islands

Talk about relaxing with the entire family, no taking the children to their grandparents, not wondering on being disturbed the children even at vacation destinations and security of the children, The Niyama Private Islands provides a private family resort with activities such as dolphin spotting for the family and Mater Chef cooking classes to keep the children occupied while you have several couple-free sessions.

Kuramathi Maldives

From the never-ending infinity pools to the very exquisite and private spa to their educational children’s club to couples’ treatment rooms and pavilions, Kuramathi Island is another family getaway island that supports couples’ alone time and family vacation bonding.

Kuramathi is coupled for both adventure and relaxation. With a range of over 360 villas to choose from, two-bedroom beach houses with separate entrances and larges rooms, it is advisably suitable for group travels and not to forget 12 readily available restaurants to enjoy different seafood cuisines, traditional and intercontinental delicacies.

Kagi Maldives Spa Island

A very recognizing and highly respected attribute of the Maldives Tourism is the work put into each Island to ensure no one is left behind. I do applaud the job done at Kagi Maldives Spa Hotel, contributing to the wellness of the body and mind of all visitors.

The Spherical Baani Spa takes the majority of the attention of this Island, with the minority being the food and location and the rooms. The spa corner at the Spherical Baani Spa comprises soothing facials, sound therapy for their extraordinary yoga, the best body massages, and healthy, delicious food to keep your mouth moving and your stomach filled.

Milaidhoo Island Maldives

With a UNESCO world biodiversity of the unique biodiversity of the underwater World compared to the rest of the World, Milaidhoo in Baa Attoll is the place of luxury and class with 50 villas to satisfy your pleasure the ancient Maldivians style. 

Getting to the Maldives

There are no direct flights to the Maldives except in Dubai, Qatar, London, Columbo, India, and Singapore. Whatever preparational travels will compulsory have stops at those states and then your plane ride to the Maldives. Boats and seaplane are used for transportation to your specified Island after landing in the international airport at Male, the capital city of Maldives.

The Maldives is made up of over 189 islands, majorly transformed for tourism purposes with enough percentage for maintenance, employment, and the economy; Maldives tourism is putting the Country on the map.

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