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Among the many tourist destinations in the world, many travelers choose the Maldives. Why is a distant archipelago in the heart of the Indian Ocean so attractive, despite the expensive flight and a lot of money for a precious experience? Here are eight main reasons why the Maldives is worthy of your visit.

In any season

Whether it is summer or winter, in the Maldives, air and water temperatures always range from 26 to 30 ° C. In the warm season, from May to October, vacationers are sometimes annoyed by monsoon rains, but they are often short-lived, and soon you can bask in the sun again. The Maldives is comfortable all year round and there is no need to be attached to a vacation in the summer months. This is one of the main advantages.

The high season on the tropical islands is from November to March. When choosing a hotel in the Maldives during the rainy season, pay attention to the location of your island. Monsoons are more common in northern atolls than in southern ones.

Read more about the weather in the Maldives and the choice of the season here.

Asad Photo Maldives
Asad Photo Maldives

Not just a beach holiday

Leisure in the Maldives is hard to find an alternative. The stunning nature of the archipelago makes it difficult to sit still. Snorkeling and diving in the Maldives can be ranked first on the list of top attractions. In addition, there are many other activities on the islands. Among the activities that Maldives resorts offer:

  • Dhoni boat and yacht cruises;
  • fishing trips;
  • dolphin watching;
  • semi-submerged boats with glass bottom;
  • picnics on uninhabited islands;
  • excursions to local villages;
  • all types of motorized and non-motorized water sports;
  • flying over the islands by seaplane and parachute jumping.

If a relaxed beach holiday is not for you, choose the Maldives! Book the best Maldives hotels at wiotto.com.

Asad Photo Maldives
Asad Photo Maldives

Underwater world

The warm waters of the Indian Ocean are home to a huge variety of marine life. Exploring the wildlife-rich reefs is much more fun than just diving. Reefs in the Maldives are inhabited by bright corals, schools of thousands of colorful fish. Here you can find different types of turtles and sharks, as well as amazing manta rays. Almost all resorts have their own diving center with sea guides and diving instructors who know all the "tasty" diving spots.

Tip: for snorkeling and diving, choose a hotel with a good house reef.

By the way, the Maldives has the most abundant stingrays in the world. Make sure of this by visiting Hanifaru Bay on Baa Atoll, where up to 200 manta rays gather during the feeding period.

All about the underwater inhabitants of the Maldives can be found in this article.

Sebastian Pena Lambarri
Sebastian Pena Lambarri

Original state

The Republic of Maldives is the smallest Islamic state in the world, a distinctive country on the islands with a touch of exoticism and an eventful history. The friendly Maldivians living under palm trees on sandy soil are mostly educated people, fluent in English. Local residents are engaged in fishing, handicrafts and tourism. Almost all food products to the islands are delivered by air, and tourism is the main milestone in the development of the state's economy.

The Maldives is considered one of the safest tourist destinations in the world. The confusion of religions is reflected here in folk festivals and cuisine. But the most incredible thing in the distant Maldives is the tropical nature of the bounty islands.

There are many interesting facts about the Maldives.

Asad Photo Maldives
Asad Photo Maldives

Gastronomic journey

Cooking is one of the main areas that will influence your choice in favor of the Maldives. The local cuisine is reminiscent of a mixture of Arab and Indian culinary traditions. It is always dominated by fish and seafood, of which there are more than enough in the oceanic expanses. Shrimp, squid, mussels, crabs, shellfish, etc. in different cooking options. But, nevertheless, tuna remains the main ingredient on the islands. Tropical fruits and coconuts are also an integral part of Maldivian cuisine. 

The private resorts where luxury hotels are located do not only have Maldivian culinary delights. Each hotel strives to attract guests with a variety of world-class restaurants that compete in sophistication and vie for the best chefs. Therefore, the Maldives will satisfy even the most discerning gourmets.

Among the most extraordinary in the Maldives are underwater restaurants overlooking the lagoon's inhabitants.


Maldives SPA

Apart from restaurants, the island's spas are another enticing aspect. In addition to the standard set of services, Maldivian spas offer their own philosophy of health and an individual approach to each visitor. Unique treatments using natural tropical ingredients, rituals of spiritual and physical recovery, all types of existing massages, Ayurveda techniques and much more. Spa treatments in the Maldives are part of a must-have holiday program.

Choose from the best spa hotels in the Maldives.

Hurawalhi Maldives Resort
Hurawalhi Maldives Resort

No worries about a visa

As you know, you do not need to apply for a visa to relax in the Maldives. It is automatically created for all tourists who wish to stay on the islands for no more than 30 days completely free of charge. There are a few exceptions that are best known in advance.

On wiotto.com you will find all the information about the island 's visa regime, the rules of entry into the Maldives and the passage of local customs.


Far from everyone

It is worth getting to the Maldives for a truly secluded getaway. The endless process of urbanization and the modern rhythm of life often causes conditions that require not a visit to a doctor, but several days among beautiful natural landscapes without worries. As you browse the internet for resort offers, you will realize that the Maldives is the perfect place for a complete reboot. Go to the paradise islands without hesitation!

On wiotto.com you can find the best deals of Maldives hotels. Choose and book your holiday paradise!

Roberto Nickson
Roberto Nickson


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