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Things to do while visiting the Maldives

Updated: Sep 14, 2020

Visit an Uninhabited Island

Explore an uninhabited island, pad barefoot along the dazzling beach under leaning palms, and relax in the crystal-clear waters. By night enjoy a romantic candlelit dinner under the stars. The Maldives has thousands of Islands so your bound to find one that you can enjoy all to yourself.


Snorkeling with Manta Rays

Snorkeling with these majestic giants is mesmerizing, Oceanic Mantas can grow up to 7m wide and reef Mantas up to 5.5m they are filter feeders and eat large quantities of zooplankton. Often seen feeding in large groups, which allow a chance to snorkel with these beautiful giants


Hurawalhi’s 5.8 Undersea Restaurant

Experience the Maldives’ trendiest restaurant and the world’s largest underwater dining venue. Surrounded by the ocean’s beauty, sample the many flavors of 5.8’s exquisite cuisine at your favorite time of the day. Hurawalhi’s iconic fine-dining restaurant serves inventive dishes for lunch and dinner.


Surfers Paradise

Surfing glassy waves all to yourself for days in the warm tropical waters of the Indian Ocean. The best way to enjoy your slice of paradise is by chartering a private yacht that can take you to the remote spots away from the crowds. Whether you looking for left, right, fast or slow you can find it in the Maldives.


Snorkeling with Dolphins

Enjoy viewing the large gatherings of Dolphins in the famous turquoise lagoons, leap into the clear ocean and have the chance of swimming with them. Admire these smiling animals up close and listen to their calls underwater as they communicate via echolocation while they swim around you..


Bio-luminescence Beaches

The Maldives is famous for its shining bio-luminescent beaches, the bio-luminescent is plankton which glows when it is disturbed causing the sand to shine with a blue glow as the waves crash on the sand. The warmer months tend to have better sightings, between April and November.


Visit a Local Island of the Maldives

Maldives is one of the world's most geographically dispersed sovereign states as well as the smallest Asian country by land area and population, with around 515,696 inhabitants. Seeing the local culture and tasting the local cuisine is as much of the vacation as the sailing.


Snorkeling with Whale Sharks

Snorkeling with the world’s largest shark, the Whale shark can grow up to 40 feet (12 meters) long and weigh up to 20 tons. These majestic creatures feed on tiny plankton, small fish, and crustaceans. Mostly found feed near the surface which presents the perfect opportunity for snorkeling alongside them.


Fishing in the Maldives

Renowned for one of the most amazing places to fish on earth, fly fishing on remote island flats for bond fish, deep water jigging for monster Yellow Fin Tuna, popping the edges of the reef for hungry Giant Trevallies, and trolling for ocean pelagics, best bucket list fishing turning dreams into reality.


Diving the underwater wonders of the Maldives

The Maldives has become one of the world's best scuba diving destinations with its clear warm waters, white sandy beaches, and thousands of islands with numerous scuba diving sites and rich marine life. In the Maldives, the frequent presence of whale sharks and manta rays makes this a unique destination.


Island picnics

Island picnics are a must if you are visiting the beautiful Maldives, with thousands of sandbanks it is easy to find your own private island for the day to relax and enjoy the sunshine while sipping on a cold beverage.


Snorkeling with Nurse Sharks

Swim with the placid nurse sharks in the shallow crystal clear lagoon. Sometimes there can be lots of Nurse Sharks basking in the shallows. Nurse sharks can grow up to 3 meters and can weigh up to 330kgs.


Male city tour

Malé city tour, the densely populated capital of the Maldives is known for its mosques and colorful buildings. A few things you will see are local markets where all the islands fresh fruit, veg, and fish are sold, the National Museum, Sultan Park, Mulee Aage, and of course the Friday Grand Mosque.


Snorkeling the Fishtank

If you are staying near the Male' area and have time some spare time, we suggest you snorkel the reef of the local tuna factory and find out why it’s called the fish tank, be surrounded by some of the local stingrays, and admire the colorful Moray Eels.


Explore the Maldives by Luxury Yacht

The ultimate way to explore all of the Maldives, see, and do all these attractions is by your very own private luxury charter yacht.

Travel and experience all the wonders at your own pace and relax in privacy on some of the most remote and exclusive islands in the Maldives.

Have a look at our packages in the tab above.

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