Maldives is a tropical country in the Indian Ocean which famous for its beautiful beaches and various luxury resorts. If you want to take a vacation to the Maldives, the following are activities you could try:
While in the Maldives, make sure you take the time to get around the island. Consists of thousands of islands, some are inhabited and have their charm, such as Male Island, Maafushi, Biyadhoo, and Vaadhoo. Many activities can be done while in the Maldives. In the Maldives, there are also many lodging accommodations to choose from, one of which is Raffles Maldives.
You can also meet native Maldivian people to experience local cuisine, walk around the village, buy local handicrafts, visit heritage sites, watch cultural performances, and join in community activities.
You will see how creative people are in utilizing coconut trees, cotton, palm leaves, palm tree sap into souvenirs such as household appliances, mats, vases, baskets, toys, jewelry, and intricately embroidered clothing with fine strands of gold and silver.
Maldives is also home to 21 species of whales and dolphins. You can go on a tour to watch dolphins on sailing. You can also do a picnic by the beach at night and stare at the stars.
After you feel satisfied traveling around the Maldives, don’t forget to try its signature foods, especially those made directly by local people. Fish and coconut are the two main ingredients found in Maldives’ dishes
You can try the typical breakfast menu of Huni, mashed tuna mixed with grated coconut, onions, chili, and lime juice. When you try Huni, you can eat it with roshi, pancakes made from wheat flour.
Other foods are gulha or fried fish balls filled with smoked tuna, coconut, onion, chili, ginger and lime juice wrapped in batter made with grated coconut. There is also a boakibaa kulhi, a mixture of rice, smoked tuna, onions, chili, and coconut.
Prepare a Vacation
After knowing the various activities to try while vacationing in the Maldives, you can start to arrange travel plans, including transportation.
After arriving at Male International Airport, the journey continues with local ferries to Male, Maafushi, Thulusdhoo, Guraidhoo, and Dhiffushi Islands. Besides ferry, you can also use a
speed boat as another option.
Don’t forget to prepare Maldivian Rufiyaa, the Maldivian currency for any transactions during the holidays.