6 Best Tourist Attractions in Maldives

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Maldives is one of the favourite countries among travellers as they get to see nature at its best. For those who love water, Maldives is a paradise as it is home to many beaches, water bodies, water sports, among others. Maldives also has a rich history and houses some historical monuments and museums. So, art lovers will love spending time in Maldives. It is also known for its delicacies and cuisines, and you will find a restaurant in every nook and corner of Maldives. So, here are the six best tourist attractions in Maldives that must be in your bucket list.

Emboodhu Finolhu Island

The Maldives archipelago comprises close to 1200 islands, and 1000 among them are used for tourism and agriculture. So, as a traveller, you are bound to be confused about which island to cover in the Maldives travel package. You must visit Emboodhu Finolhu Island as it stands out among the other islands, just because the water villas here are constructed in such a way that it looks like a flower bud, and makes for a great aerial view. For the record, Emboodhu Finolhu Island is home to about 55 water villas. You can also visit the Taj Exotica Resort here, and pamper yourself with world-class amenities.

Tsunami Monument

One of the major attractions in the capital city of Male is the Tsunami Monument which is dedicated to the lives which were lost to the deadly Tsunami of 2004. The best part of this monument is the way it is structured and is a great architectural marvel. It is a cylindrical pillar with spheres encircling it. There is also a beach near the monument, and you can indulge in surfing there. The sunset at the beach is another attraction with the Tsunami Monument serving as a great symbol of remembrance. Make it a must-visit place in your Maldives package.

Artificial beach

Maldives is home to many natural beaches across its many islands. However, the capital city of Male does not have a natural beach. Hence, they have constructed an artificial beach that also goes by the name Artificial Beach. It is completely man-made and is close to a natural beach. Artificial Beach is filled with fun activities, and hence, it is a major tourist attraction. You can indulge in various water sports here or just go for a stroll on the beach. You can also visit local caf?s such as Dinemore and Oxygen Caf? near the beach to satisfy your taste buds.

Whale Submarine

This is another major tourist attraction at the capital city of Male in Maldives. A German-made passenger submarine will give you a tour of the underwater world in the Indian Ocean. It will take you up to 40 metres below the surface. The first drop of 25 metres will enable you to see colourful corals and various marine animals such as blue or yellow-striped Snappers. Common Lion-fish, Yellow Box Fish and turtles. At 40 metres, the submarine will be beached near to a cave where different types of fishes taking shelter inside it would be visible. Hence, this tourist attraction should be part of your Maldives package. 

COMO Cocoa Island

This island is one of the popular tourist spots not only among random travellers but also the honeymooners. This island is home to about 33 water villas that are positioned in a serpentine queue and makes for a great aerial view. You can take a stroll along the beach on this island. If you are an adventurous traveller, you can indulge in various water sports such as diving and snorkelling here. You can also pamper yourself here with the local spa treatment and/or binge on the delicious cuisines.

Majeedhee Magu

Maldives is not just about beaches, cuisines or waterbodies. In fact, shopping is a great tourist activity here. Majeedhee Magu in Male is famous for its street shopping, and sees many tourists descend here to splurge. You can buy anything here, from garments to accessories such as watches, electronics, cosmetics and handbags. You can also splurge on the local craft products here. In fact, shopaholics will be spoilt for choices here. The shops remain open from 9am to 11pm local time. Once in Majeedhee Magu, you can check out the local sight-seeing places, or indulge in the cuisines here.

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