Jul 29, 2023
Soak In The Beauty
Maldives is a combination of over a thousand islands (1,192 to be precise). The tropical destination lies in the Indian Ocean to the southern side of Sri Lanka. The islands present here are categorized as natural atolls. Most of these Islands are uninhabited and floating on the water.
This Island is a perfect getaway for leisure seekers who need a break from the chaos and anxiety of city life. Maldives is famous across the globe for its pristine white sandy beaches, blooming reef fishes, crystalline lagoons, palm-fringed islands, and lavish water villas.
The beauty of this sanctuary is defined by its ultra-marine waves crashing on the shore. It creates a soothing splash sound that is pleasing to the ears. The underwater world around Maldives is dominated by manta rays, reef sharks, and corals.
Maldives has a plethora of world-famous attractions, that lures honeymooners from all around the world. It is already a favorite destination for honeymoon couples. The holiday destination has a lot to offer to attain the interest of every tourist.
HP Reef and Banana Reef are the best diving destinations, Mulee’age Palace and National Museum offers a peek into the history of Maldives. If you are looking for spirituality, the Grand Friday Mosque and Islamic Center are the perfect locations for you. Maldives has beautiful locations for shopping too. The nation has Majeedhee Magu and STO Trade Centre which make up for amazing shopping destinations.
There are all types of activities full of fun and thrill that captivate every tourist. Adventure seekers can engage in activities like snorkeling and catamaran sailing on Bandos Island. If you are there with your partner, you can enjoy a couple massage and a candlelight dinner on Villingili Resort Island.
The shopaholics can go on a shopping spree to the famous Male local market and the foodies can dine with a view at Ithaa undersea restaurant.
Until now you must have understood that Maldives is a location that has something to offer for everyone. You are going to have new experiences every time you go there. Talking about experiences, let's take a look at different experiences that you can have in Maldives.
Maldives has a lot of different locations for sightseeing, trying new delicacies, and even finding peace. We will learn about some of these places in this blog.
Ithaa restaurant is a concept restaurant that is open to the general public. It looks like something born out of sweet imagination and flawless determination. It is an underwater restaurant that you might have seen online. It is located at a depth of 16 feet below the ocean.
It is the first underwater restaurant that is totally made up of glass. In 2014 New York Daily announced Ithaa as the world’s most beautiful restaurant. The restaurant offers a 180-degree panoramic view of the coral reefs. You will get to experience a 6-course contemporary cuisine while enjoying a peak in the marine ecosystem.
The restaurant has strict dress codes. You are expected to dress appropriately. The restaurant is open to children for lunch but not for dinner. The prices are a bit high but the location, taste, and experience makes it worth it.
Just Veg Restaurant
After spending a day in the Maldives, the craving for authentic Indian veg food will definitely hit you. Even if you are not craving Indian food, there is one guy in every group who is strictly against non-veg food.
Just Veg is a vegetarian-only restaurant in Maldives that can take care of your vegetarian food requirements. It has received lots of appreciation and recognition. It is a one-of-a-kind restaurant in Maldives that will serve you authentic vegetarian food.
You will see a mix of Arabic, Mediterranean, and Indian cuisines along with special menus for Jains (no onion or garlic). The chefs here keep on experimenting with the dishes to bring out more flavorful cuisines. The food here is so great that it can turn any non-vegetarian into vegetarian.
The restaurant offers salads, noodles, samosa, vegetarian soups, and even paneer tikka masala. It could easily be declared as a paradise for vegetarians. However, it is part of a big resort which means you have to stay there to enjoy all of its delicacies and pampering.
This restaurant is located in Dhigga Magu Male. It is a perfect alternative to other fancy restaurants in terms of pricing. However, the quality is not compromised at all. It is the first priority for this restaurant.
Seaside Grill has the most authentic delicacies in Maldives. It is a perfect place for families and couples who want to take time out of their schedules and have an immersive experience of good food with good conversations.
There are multiple specialties of the restaurant that include coffee, cheesecakes, pies, hamburgers, and a range of non-alcoholic beverages. The restaurant is also famous for its lobster and hot dogs.
The ambiance is very hygienic and the service is super-friendly. Ethnicity brought in the flavors of the dishes is a key feature that makes the restaurant so unique.
They make their own baked buns and gourmet sausages. It adds to the fulfilling experience and makes every meal perfect.
White Night Party
Maldives is quiet and calm during the day. On the contrary, the nights are full of wild parties and loud music everywhere. If you want to feel the extravaganza of these parties and music, White Night Party is the perfect place for you.
You must be wondering why it is called a White Night party. Well, the party has a dress code of white attire, hence, White Night Party. Feel the groove and dance to the tracks while the DJ spins their deck for you.
The party is held every Friday night at the Babuna Bar in Kuredu Resort. The bar is famous for its cocktail recipes so you will not have to worry about the booze.
It is located at the Vilu Reef resort. The bar features a folklore program, where the locals sing and dance to their traditional songs.
An event known as Bodu-Beru is hosted there. Bodu-Bera translates to a big drum in English.
Yes, you read that right. You can indulge in Crab racing. It is an experience you will never forget. As exciting as it may seem, it gives you the thrill of participating.
The rules are pretty simple. You select a crab from the provided choices and take part in the race. Place the crab on the starting line and compete with other participants. The first crab who gets out of the circle wins.
The thrilling part is that the crabs are not guided by anyone. They are on their own. The game can be changed upside down at any moment.
A bar in Velingadu features a crab race every Saturday night. You can buy yourself a drink to enjoy the thrill and motivate the crab to get out of the circle.
The National Museum
The people of Maldives are known for preserving and taking care of their art, culture, tradition, and history. The National Museum is a proper example of how serious people are here about their history and traditions.
The museum is located in Sultan Park in Male. It is part of the Maldivian Royal Palace compound, which dates back to the 17th century. The museum was built and designed by the Chinese government in 1952. Later on, it was gifted to Maldives by the Chinese in 2010. The museum hosts some intricate wall cravings of the Holy Qur’an. It also includes a collection of artifacts from the pre-Islamic eras such as thrones, coins, shoes, armor, royal costumes, ornaments, and a lot of other historical items.
The museum is also very famous for showcasing the head of Lord Buddha carved out of a coral stone that dates back to the 11th century. The three-storied museum faced an incident of vandalism during which several priceless pieces of artifacts broke down.
These are some of the places you can go for amazing new experiences. However, there are an endless number of activities and places that tourists can cover for a fun vacation.
How To Go There?
Fortunately, Maldives is connected to almost all the major airports in the world. If you are planning to go on a vacation from India, you can board a flight from any prominent city.
If you are not satisfied with the above-mentioned places, you can call Unify Holidays and we will make a special package that will suit your requirements. We will make sure that you have the best vacation of your life without compromising with any experience.
Unify Holidays envisions a fun and memorable trip for all our customers. We will take care of all your requirements. All you need to worry about is packing your bags and deciding the travel medium.