Things to Do in the Maldives


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Updated May, 2024

So beautiful, Maldives beams with white sand beaches and clear turquoise waters that have travelers lusting before they’ve even landed at the airport.

Whether you’re coming to the stunning lagoon in search of romance or to refresh your spirit, you’ll find there’s something about the soft sands and mesmerizing sea views and an amazing marine life of this Indian ocean favorite that livens your senses long after you’ve returned home.

Make the most of your Maldives escape to one of the most beautiful destination in the world with these tips:

1 Seaplane Jorney

Maafushi - South Male Atoll

For most travelers, the iconic image of the Maldives is a deep blue ocean dotted with tiny palm islands surrounded by crystal clear lagoons and sugar-white beaches. The only way to see this spectacular view of 50 shades of blue is from the air and although you catch a some shots while landing at Male airport, you will be offered the best viewpoint for spectacular panoramic views - on seaplane board. A seaplane trip in the Maldives and admiration of a paradise archipelago from a bird's eye view is one of the most impressive experience that this destination can offer.

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2 Snorkel with Manta Rays and Whale Sharks

Swimming with Whale Sharks & Manta Rays in maldives

While Maldives offers a variety of exciting destinations for experienced divers, the island nation is an unrivaled scene when it comes to snorkelling manta rays and whale sharks. However, good to know where and when to spot these gentle giants.

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3 Wind Over Water: Kitesurfing

Maafushi - South Male Atoll

A kitesurf lifestyle, carefree, adventurous, and breathtaking! Enjoy guided kitesurfing in Maldives at COMO Cocoa Island with resort's resident, world champion, Youri Zoon. From May 1st to 31st 2023, pick up speed, tricks and airtime with his expert guidance and take your kitesurfing to the next level — or learn the basics with a beginner session.

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4 Tap your feet to Bodu Beru show

Maafushi - South Male Atoll

No celebration of Maldivian culture would be complete without the country’s traditional drumming and dancing, known as ‘Bodu Beru’. Get a taste of the local culture in a fun, fast-paced fashion when you attend one of the traditional dance performances held at many of Maldives resorts. To celebrate island nation's heritage with guests the majority of the shows include a festive feast, so you can indulge while you enjoy the entertainment.

5 Go on an underwater Seabreacher ride

House Reef Snorkeling

Siyam World made waves already when it opened with the Maldives’ biggest floating water park, had rivals trailing in its wake after launching the Maldives’ first ever Seabreacher, along first ever water bikes, even a fleet of Mini Mokes, and is now enhancing its collection of unique experiences and pioneering concepts with the revolutionary Cudajet underwater jet pack, the Maldives and the world’s first ever.

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6 Big Game Fishing

Big Game Fishing in maldives

Perfect combination of crystal clear waters, white sandy beaches and a large variety of marine life make the Maldives one of the most fishing destination in the world. Maldives experience is rarely done without fishing, and many an angler aspires to charter a boat with a dream to catch a big fish that should literally budge you!

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7 An unreal Underwater dining experience

h2o underwater restaurant, maldives

Dining under the sea is a growing trend in the Maldives that enables diners to enjoy a great food and incredible underwater views all at once. You do not need to be a diver to eat and drink amid the crystal blue waters of the some of the world's most beautiful destination. Imagine feasting on oysters while submerged beneath the Indian Ocean, or sipping Dom Pérignon with the company of a sea turtle. Send your senses soaring a some meters below the ocean with these an incredible underwater eateries in the Maldives offer the unreal experience of wining and dining under the sea.

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8 Enjoy the Most Beautiful Sunset

sunset over the indian ocean

Taking your breath away the most picturesque dusk scene can make any holiday a great one. Sunset in the Maldives is a gorgeous time of day, when you're watching the last rays play with colors out over the ocean. It is believed that each and every sunset is unique – from the warmth infused hues to the brush-stroked clouds each sunset scene delivers a unique viewing experience.

Experiencing the full allure of these magical hours is effortless when you upgrade to an overwater accommodation. With such an incredible selection of the finest world-class luxury hotels in Maldives we have selected the most amazing Water Pool Villas in the Maldives in particular those that enjoy the sunset.

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9 Send your senses soaring over Maldives in a Rooftop Pool

rooftop pool in Maldives

When you are in the Maldives, a swimming pool at your hotel or guest house elevates your mood of enjoyment. What if, the pool is not just a normal swimming pool but a rooftop pool? Perfect for budget vacation in the Maldives, the local islands are not known as your typical rooftop pool destinations, and yet we’ve found some real gems that are perfect for a romantic getaway or simply a friend’s chill with cocktail and stunning views that’ll take your breath away.

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10 Say “yes” to sharks

Tiger sharks

Named as the best place to dive with sharks in Asia, Fuvahmulah is another unusual, breathtaking adventure, and it is electrified enough to provide a good dose of adrenaline for the most experienced divers - diving with tiger sharks.

Elevate your adventures when you sign up for a Tiger Shark Specialty Course, designed specifically for divers who want to safely and responsibly dive with tiger sharks in the unique waters of Fuvahmulah, Maldives. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced diver, this course will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to safely and responsibly dive with these majestic creatures in Fuvahmulah.

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11 Bring out the racer in you on Go-kart track

Go-kart track in Maldives 2024

Get ready to rev your engines and satisfy your need for speed at Siyam World Maldives with the grand the 205m² Speed Racers Circuit – the first-ever go-kart track in the Maldives, adding an electrifying twist and high-octane experience to the ultimate island getaway. Siyam World has launched of a state-of-the-art go-kart track, the Speed Racers Circuit, that comes fully equipped with 18 sleek electric go-karts and a rugged off-road course. Spanning 205m² of heart-pounding twists and turns, the track is designed to ignite your inner racer and unleash the adrenaline junkie within.

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