The Maldive islands are situated in the Indian Ocean, about 700 km south-west from Sri Lanka and 400 km south-west from India. Today the former British colony is one of the most famous vacation destinations.
Maldivian sandy beaches, crystal water, exotic nature and complete calmness will enchant you. At this place everybody is able to relax totally. Local people try to fulfill all tourists’ wishes and offer broad ranch of services.
There are plenty of sport activities that each client can take advantage of. The Maldives are one of the best diving destinations globally. The abundance of marine species will make you feel uniquely under the water. Each resort has its private diving centre. Also, there are professional instructors that can help the beginners with their initial diving experience. The water is 27 degrees all the time and its transparency reaches 50m. Windsurfing is very popular as well. More and more people become addicts to this sport. It is quite dangerous but if you are responsible and do it in the guarded areas there will be no problems.
There are many short excursions offered on the islands: to the capital Malé or to some of the uninhabitable islands around. The local hotels are amazing but it is a good idea getting to know the locality and its typical features. For instance, at the opulent restaurants can offer you delicious meals, but the local food you can try within the local reality. It could be really strange for you to see that the Maldivian are poor and live hard.
The 5-star resort cannot show you the Maldivian reality. May be few people really want to know what this reality is. Most tourists are tired from their personal lifestyle and go to the Maldive islands to relax and forget about the problems. If you are one of these people, enjoy your vacation and do not feel obliged to explore the local culture. The luxury hotels are built for you – the person who seeks calmness.
Local people are specialized in the service sector. Many women can offer you a unique massage at a reasonable price. Take advantage of it!
The Maldive islands, their nature and highly developed tourist services will lead you to the Earth paradise. You will feel free and relaxed, happy and satisfied there. Enjoy!