TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice: Top 05 Things to Do in Maldives
On first look, the Maldives would appear as a luxurious holiday destination in the heart of the Indian Ocean without much to do than blissful relaxation in secluded exclusivity. But give it a second thought, and you would have a handful of experiences and activities to do in the island nation that would make up for an unforgettable trip. Here are the Top 05 things to do in the Maldives, according to TripAdvisor rankings!
1. Scuba & Snorkeling
With 99 percent of the country being water, filled with treasures of the Indian Ocean, it comes as no surprise that travelers rated Scuba & Snorkeling as the number one thing to do in the Maldives! While there are various dive centers in the country – there are a handful which has even received the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Diving and snorkeling excursions are also usually offered by guesthouses and resorts – so all in all, this is an experience you could not miss if you visit the Maldives.
2. Yoga & Pilates
This may seem a bit odd on this list, but travelers suggest that Yoga & Pilates are among the second best things to do in the Maldives. The form of exercise which originated in India is both a mental and physical discipline, and has seen a surge in popularity as of late. The good news is that, the calm and tranquil atmosphere found at the luxurious resorts of the Maldives adds up to provide a blissful experience for you as you try out Yoga or Pilates in what is otherwise known as heaven on Earth.
3. Private Tours
If you are wondering how to turn your “great holiday” into an “unforgettable experience”, then you are in luck! A truly good tour is the perfect solution for you, and there are a number of tour operators in the Maldives that will give you exactly what you need, such as iCom Tours who hols TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.
The indulgence! Yep, it is officially on the list of top things to do in Maldives. Maldives is home to several luxurious spas, scattered across the country but the crown is held by Veli Spa at Kurumba Maldives as it has been ranked the number one Spa in the Maldives by TripAdvisor travelers. But the best bit of your spa experience in the Maldives is the uniqueness of it, as you have the option to get massages on exotic locations such as secluded sandbanks.
5. Waterskiing & Jet skiing
Well it’s not fun if you don’t get a little wet while in Maldives! Watersports have become an essential part of holidays in the Maldives, and the most common is waterskiing and jet skiing. Resorts, Guesthouses and even picnic islands offer you the option to do these things. And if you want to take it up a notch, some of them even offer you the option of extreme water sports!