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Best Places to Visit in the Maldives To Admire Real Beauty Of Its Islands

“The Maldives”, it’s enough to make every traveller feel excited to go and get to feel zealful vibes of beautiful places to visit in Maldives.

The Maldives is a South Asian country, that is located in the Arabian Sea of Indian Ocean. It’s in the south-west corner of India and Sri Lanka. Male is the capital city of this island country.

Over the world, every person who has wanderlust will surely list up this blue ocean country. The Maldives white-sand beaches are the best choice to visit for vacation ever and one of the best places to visit in the world.

The major attraction point of the Maldives is its white-sand beaches, blue ocean and the clean air. The Maldives is also world-famous for its resorts and Luxury Hotels. And the major economic strength comes from their tourism only.

The islands of the Maldives are grouped into large, ring-shaped coral reefs. There is all total of 200 local islands in the Maldives where the 300,000 plus population lives. In short, travellers looking to explore the best islands in the world, here comes one in your bucket list.

So below mentioned places to visit in the Maldives are the best to explore for once to come back again to feel the amazing vibes of this country.

Top places to visit in the Maldives

1. Male, Capital City

The male city is the capital of the Maldives. The city is situated on the southern edge of the North Atoll and the total population of this capital city is 133,412 approx and the area is 2.3 square miles.

The Male city is one of the densest populated smallest capital in the world. Still, you will get a space to explore this jam-packed city walking along the narrow streets covered with shopping and gallery shops.

The city is widely popular for its colourful buildings and mosques. The city also hosts the Islamic centre and it features a library, a mosque and many more places to visit in Male.

Male City
Capital of Maldives: Male City

Things to do and visit in the Male city-

1. Visit the Male Friday Mosque- Mosque is the most beautiful decorated mosque in the male city.

2. Explore the National Museum- The male city has a number of Islamic monarchs. The Maldives also had an era of Buddhism.

3. Visit the Islamic Centre- The Islamic Centre is known to be an architectural landmark in the Male city. This Islamic Centre is established by the president in 1984 to honour the Maldives heroes.

4. Observe the locals at Fish Market- This market is also known as the soul of the city.

5. Travel on the China town- Maldives Friendship Bridge this bridge established between the Male city and Hulhule. This is built over the open sea.

6. Visit the Madhu Ziyaarath- This place established in the memory of Abul Barakat Yoosuf Al Barbary.

2. Sun Island

Nalaguraidhoo Island is one of the famous islands of Maldives Island in the South Ari Atoll. Travellers to tourist over here, usually know this island by Sun island, due to the beautiful Sun Island Resort.

The cool vibes and clean air surrounded by the bright blue colour ocean water make it soo romantic places in this living earth. Sitting with your lover at the site of a fine white sand beach, watching the sunset will make you fall over love again.

Best time to the visit
March to April is the best for visitors to their location. This time of the year is the summer season, suitable for places to visit in Maldives.

Sun Island
Paradise: Sun Island

Some major things to do in Sun Island

  • Diving
  • Windsurfing and snorkelling
  • Relaxation at sauna and spa
  • Island Divers

Best places to stay

  • Sun Island Resort and Spa
  • Holiday Inn Resort and Spa LUX
  • South Ari Atoll

3. Alimatha Island

Alimatha Island is a fabulous family vacation place in the Maldives located in the Vaavu Atoll. This is the most famous tourist place in the island nation of the Maldives.

Hundreds of tourist are visiting every month to explore the beautiful beaches of Maldives. Anyone could not resist to come and have experiences of the cool though warming environment over here.

Alimatha Island, places to visit in Maldives
Alimatha Island

Some places see in Alimatha Island

  • Canoeing at Miyaru Kandu
  • Foote Kandu

Things to do in Alimatha Island

  • Diving
  • Snorkelling

Some best places to stay at Alimatha Island

  • VOI Dhiggiri Resort
  • Fun Island Resort
  • Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives

4. Banana Reef

Banana Reef is one of the best diving places in the world, which is added to the top list of places to visit in the Maldives.

This city is located in the North Male Atoll. Banana Reef gets its name through the overall shape of the island when seen above.

To get the complete water adventure in the Maldives, Banana Reef will be the best places for that. It was the first diving spot in the Maldives to get recognition for licensed Scuba diving and training. And it’s considered to be one of the best Scuba Diving places in the world.

Banana Reef, places to visit in Maldives
Banana Reef: best

Some major activities you do at Banana Reef

  • Underwater activities such as Scuba
  • Snorkelling

Some places you must visit in Banana Reef

  • Maldives Victory Point
  • Manta Point
  • Biyadhoo Island

5. Utheemu Ganduvaru

Utheemu Ganduvaru is also known as the most historic asset in the Maldives. It is the birthplace of the Maldives hero Sultan Mohamed Thakurufaanu.

The Utheemu Ganduvaru is located in the north part of the Maldives and it is one of the best places to visit in the Maldives.

Utheemu Ganduvaru
Utheemu Ganduvaru

Some places to visit in Utheemu Ganduvaru

  • The home of Sultan Mohamed
  • New Mosque
  • North Shore

Best places for the stay

  • Amra Places Laamu
  • J Resort Alidhoo
  • JA Manafaru

6. Artificial Beach

It is a carnival beach located in the Male city which is the capital of the Maldives. This is the famous haunt of the swimming lover among the most favoured places to visit in the Maldives.

Apart from being the commercial city of Maldives, you will get to have this enjoyable space at the corner of the city, which is man-made Artificial beach. It almost seems to be like other natural beaches.

Though there are many beautiful beaches over this island country, this artificial beach host like more than a carnival where you will get water sports, and even peaceful walks.

Artificial Beach, places to visit in Maldives
Artificial Beach in Male City

Some places to explore in Artificial Beach

  • Shark Point
  • Manta Point
  • Nassim Thila
  • Kani Corner

Some best hotels nearby Artificial Beach

  • Isola Guest House
  • Huraa East Inn
  • Ocean Cottage

7. Biyadhoo Island

Biyadhoo is an island which is completely occupied by resorts. No such civilians stay over there apart from the staffs and resort keepers of this island resorts.

It is another popular island among the top famous places to visit in the Maldives. Island is famous for its sparkling blue waters of lagoons and dense greenery all over the island.

Biyadhoo Island, places to visit in Maldives
Biyadhoo Island

Some places to explore in Biyadhoo Island are-

  • Biyadhoo Island Resort
  • Snorkelling
  • Scuba

Best places to stay

  • Cocoa resort by COMO
  • Arena Beach Hotel
  • Crystal Sands Beachwood Hotel

8. Maafushi Island

It is a popular local island in the Maldives and very close to Male City. Maafushi is one such most well-known Island and considered to be one of the best places to visit in the Maldives.

It is very close to the international airport. One who is landed on this island will surely have to go to the famous places over here, Mafushi Town which is quite easily accessible.

Looking to go over this island, try to move in the months of December to March as it’s the best time to visit the Maldives in Maafushi island.

Maafushi Island, places to visit in Maldives
Maafushi Island

Some places to visit in Maafushi Island

  • Bikini Beach
  • Arena divine club
  • Sand Bank Trip
  • Oak spa

Best places to stay nearby

  • Maafushi Village
  • Arena Beach hotel
  • Kaani Beach Hotel
  • Kaani Grand Seaview

Interesting facts about the Maldives

  • The Maldives hosts World’s First underwater Cabinet meeting
  • This country is an Island that was Formed by an Exiled Indian Prince
  • It is the lowest and Flattest Nation in the world
  • Alcohol is available only in Resorts and Hotels
  • This is the smallest Muslim country in the worlds
  • One of the secure Holiday Destination in the world
  • In the Maldives, Friday and Saturday are main weekends unlike any other Nation

Resorts and Hotel To Stay

There are some name of beautiful resorts in the Maldives are-

  • Angsana Velavaru
  • Filtitheyo Island Resort
  • Biyadhoo Island Resort
  • Embudu Village
  • Lux South Ari Atoll

There are many more luxurious hotels and resorts over the Maldives Island. to get to know more read: Luxury Hotels in the Maldives For Stay.

Summary

So whenever ask about the best places to visit in the Maldives. These places or islands come over first, among other tourist attractions of Maldives.

These are the best places where you can visit with your family, friend and couples. The Maldives is one of the secure holiday places in the world. Maldives Islands have many resorts and hotels which means no worry of stay.

The Maldives is a humid country with separated Islands. The sea covers 99 per cent of the Maldives. It is one of the small Muslim countries all over the world, tough its the most popular holiday destinations of many.

We hope that the above information gives you enough overview of the Maldives, and will also helps you to decide how to spend your vacation over these Maldives tourist attractions.

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