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Maldives Popular Places to Visit

Baros Island

An ideal place that will keep the crowd at bay is the Baros Island, which happens to be among the top-rated islands in the Maldives. Mostly known for its natural elegance, the luxurious boutique resort, and the sun-kissed beaches is something to die for. With a number of water villas, the Baros Island is exclusively sought after, for its services and the privacy guests get to enjoy during their stay. With a few restaurants and bars in the precinct of the villas, it makes for an ideal vacation for honeymooners and vacationing with friends.

Best time to visit: November to March

Malé Atoll, Maldives

Biyadhoo Island

Another popular island among the best places to visit in Maldives, Biyadhoo Island is stationed in South Male- Atoll. Spread over ten acres of land, it is around 18 miles away from South Mal- International Airport and has Makunufushi Island in close proximity. The island has abundant vegetation of bananas, coconuts, and mangoes along with cucumbers, cabbage, and tomatoes. It is popular for its sparkling waters and adventurous water sports and hence got the name — the Scuba-diving Island.

Best time to visit: November to February

Malé Atoll, Maldives

Fihalhohi Island

Fihalhohi Island, situated at the South Kaafu Atoll in Mal-, is one of the most attractive and gorgeous places in Maldives to spend your hard earned holidays. The island is beautifully surrounded with shady coconut palm trees, pristine beaches, and clear waters. You must visit this island if you are looking for a romantic getaway or planning your honeymoon. The island offers warm weather, making it an ideal place for water activities that visitors thrive for and the most charming addition to the list of best places to visit in Maldives for honeymoon. 

One of the best things about Fihalhohi Island is the reef that surrounds the island that houses an abundance of marine life. With the availability of scuba diving, one can experience the marine life among the reef and make memories that will last for a lifetime. This island is also known to offer the best tropical with Balinese and other international treatments.

Best time to visit: December to June

Kaafu Atoll, Maldives

Artificial Beach

Situated in North Male- Atoll, this beach is what its name tells you – artificial. It is the favorite haunt of the swimming enthusiasts among the top places to visit in Maldives. The Artificial Beach is an open area and has certain restrictions for clothing as per the local law. The beach also hosts several carnivals, water sports, and peaceful walks, making this the best place to go in Maldives for youngsters. The evenings here turn beautiful as music groups gather to jam and perform.

Major attractions at Artificial Beach: Shark Point, Manta Point, Nassimo Thila, Kani Corner

Best time to visit: November to April

Malé Atoll, Maldives

Alimatha Island

Sitting on the eastern edge of Maldives, Alimatha Island is located in Vaavu Atoll. With its azure, crystal clear waters — apt for diving, snorkeling and boating, the island is a perfect spot for a family vacation and for honeymoon too, since it is considered one of the best places to visit in Maldives for couples. Volleyball matches in the sun-kissed beaches and the dazzling sand, here, are great fun. The Ayurvedic massage center, spa, bars, and restaurants make it a revitalizing option among the popular tourist places in Maldives.

Major attractions at Alimatha Island: Diving, snorkeling, and canoeing at Miyaru Kandu, Fotte Kandu (Govt. sanctioned protected sites); Alimatha Aquatic Resort

Best time to visit: March to April

Vaavu Atoll, Maldives

Banana Reef

Located in North Mal- Atoll, Banana Reef is globally renowned for being one of the best diving sites in the world which adds it to the list of top Maldives points of interest. It was, in fact, the very first diving spot in Maldives to get recognition for licensed diving and training. Shaped like a banana, the reef is choc-a-block with exuberant marine life, fantastic corals, amazing cliffs, overhangs, and caves. And thanks to the myriad adventure activities here, it is one of the favorite places to visit in Maldives for the adventure junkies.

Major attractions at Banana Reef: Underwater activities like Scuba, snorkeling, Jet skiing in the reef; places like Maldive Victory, Hulhumal-, Alimatha Island, Biyadhoo Island, Manta Point

Best time to visit: May to July (for diving)

Malé Atoll, Maldives

Malé Atoll

Located on the southern edge of Kaafu Atoll, the North Malé Atoll is the largest city and the most popular destination among the best places to visit in Maldives. It is among the top Maldives tourism places. It used to be called Mahal for being the abode of the Royal Dynasties and is now famous as the Kings Island. Male has a tropical monsoon climate with rains occurring through most months in the year. The best thing about Male is its consistently moderate temperature, round the year.

Major attractions at Male: The Grand Friday Mosque, Scuba diving, and snorkeling, Male Fish Market, Malé's National Museum, Tsunami Monument, Dive Club Maldives, Underwater Scooters

Best time to visit: November to April

Malé Atoll, Maldives

Four Seasons Resort Maldives At Kuda Huraa

 

Discover a haven of tranquillity at the Island Spa at Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa, situated on its own tropical island just a minute’s sail by dhoni (traditional Maldivian boat) across Kuda Huraa’s lagoon.

Spa programs lasting three to seven days are complemented by the Island Spa Rejuvenation Menu, available in Reef Club restaurant, and healthy-eating recommendations are printed on all other restaurant menus.

Kaafu Atoll, Maldives

Huvafen Fushi

 

Underwater spa rooms. Underground wine. Pristine waters below your ocean bungalow's glass floor. Immersed in surreal beauty in a private courtyard onshore. "Rooms" at sea - a traditional Maldivian dhoni, fitted with modern indulgences.

Cuisine in the raw. Private dining experiences. A stretch of private beach or 1001 nights boudoir chic.

Bespoke cruises. Reef journeys. Floating at infinity's edge. Thousands of bottles in the Maldives' most impressively stocked cave, guided by global chefs. Spa treatments that invite you to come out of your shell - in a LIME Light - Crystal Ritual or a Turquoise Explosion.

Kaafu Atoll, Maldives

Eriyadu Island Resort

 

The bounty of an exorbitant coral reef, an adobe laying a top a tropical island & gold tinted stretch of your private beach while the day slumbers into the dusk. In the heart of the Indian Ocean, on the end of Malé Atoll, lies the island resort, Eriyadu. Unlike a foretold folklore or a fantasy-scape, Eriyadu exists, with its earthy-woody edifice, salty sea breezes & long night bonfires, its all real & its all here. On arrival you’ll be whisked away to the cozy island famous for the most extraordinary dive spots in the world.

 

Kaafu Atoll, Maldives