Maldives Beach Guide

Maldives Beach Guide

Maldives is a beautiful island country comprising 1,190 odd coral islands. It is the smallest Asian country, located on the South-West of India and Srilanka. The magnificent corals and reefs, grand tranquil turquoise lagoons, soft sandy and pristine white beaches, and exotic islands, altogether make Maldives, the ultimate Paradise in Asia.

Holidaying in the islands of Maldives becomes the holiday of the lifetime.

The beaches in Maldives are amazing, beautiful, and stupendous, and are major destinations for the scuba-divers. Moreover, these spectacular beaches offer numerous opportunities to the tourists for snorkeling, diving, swimming and fishing.

The island resorts provide with the best of facilities like bars, restaurants, gymnasium and centralized swimming pools, and these are built facing the white sandy beaches in the fashion of semi-detached bungalows. These islands turn out to be one of the favourite honeymoon destinations creating a magical spell with complete romance, peace and luxurious comfort with privacy, getting you closer to a Robinson-Crusoe desert island experience.

Though it is difficult to chose one among the best beaches in Maldives, still read on ahead to know a bit about the top five breath-taking beaches..

Veligandu Island

Veligandu Island is considered to be one of the best beaches in Maldives. It is located about 700 km South-West of Srilanka and is very well nestled in the warm waters of Indian Ocean. This beach contains clean white sand with a touch of gold giving it a warmer look, and plenty of palms lined up along the coastline providing with the required comfort and shade. Even just off-shore, you can’t move your eyes away from catching a glimpse of spectacular colourful fishes.

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It is known to have the best of the resorts, with full facilities and services providing you with the best opportunities for diving in the lagoon, snorkeling out to the inner reef and swimming. It has warm weather and humidity which equally owes to tanning, but gentle breezes keep you comfortable owing to provide relaxation. It is not very crowded but is popular throughout the year. The most amazing part is that it is accessible from the Male airport, and you can land directly right at the beach, after just a small 15 minute flight.

Sun Island – Nalaguraidhoo

Some 62 miles away from the Male airport, lays the stunning Sun Island, named Nalaguraidhoo. It has medium bright white powdered sand, with palm trees stretching only along the North-Eastern end and umbrellas at the rest of the parts, to provide you with the shade. If you are a water-lover, then it assures you with the best alternatives for it have a grand lagoon, barrier reef and crystal clear water. The grand lagoon turns out to be the perfect option for snorkeling or canoeing and diving. While you are surfing or swimming, most of them are quoted saying that they feel as if they are flying over the reef, for the nature responding with a myriad of colourful fish and the sea life. But, what if you are not a water-lover?

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Hang on! This island has some parts from where you can catch a glimpse of the reef right from the beach, and you don’t even need to step into water. It is mostly sunny with a little bit of cloud cover leading to a bit of uncomfortness and tanning, but visiting this island at the time of sunset is simply worth a treat. Unlike other islands, which have just one resort, this island, also called “Flower of the Indies”, is known to have even more than 65 resorts.

Banyan Tree Beach

If you are romantic at heart, and planning a surprise for your better-half, then this beach is a must-visit, for the gentle touch of the warm Sun might help you recall the most lovely and beautiful dreams once forgotten. There are islands like Banyan Tree Maldives Vabbinfaru, which merely takes 20 minutes, and Banyan Tree Maldives Madivaru, which takes 25 minutes from the Male airport respectively to arrive at this beach by speed-boat. Both these islands look magnificent surrounded with dazzling white powdered sand and the bluest of waters. Moreover, the waters contain lots of soft corals and sparkling fishes in brilliant colours.

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The private islands of Banyan Tree Maldives Madivaru can be booked exclusively for 2 persons providing with a secluded luxurious world, just you and your Sweetheart. This beach provides you with an excellent dining choices ranging from hard-core Maldivian and International cuisine to lovely candle-lit dinners, under the stars.

Nika Island

Nika Island, located just 74kms away from the Male airport, is named after the majestic Banyan tree called “Nika” in Dhivehi. The beach contains white sand, with a deep lagoon and house reef, providing you to snorkel and swim staying care-free, for the lack of current. It serves you with the best of Italian, International and Maldivian cuisine in buffet-style even.

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To make the stay more cherishing, the Nika Island Resort provides you with the excursion opportunities including island hopping, night fishing and big-game fishing. Moreover, it can turn out to be an astonishing trip for a honey-moon couple, as it ensures full privacy by providing ample space between the bungalows, reminding you of a close Robinson Crusoe setting. Even each bungalow has its own beachfront with full facilities and services, and one can experience the Maldivian hospitality with an Italian style.

Cocoa Island Beach

Cocoa Island Beach is known to be the most beautiful beach in Maldives. It has white sand with tall palm trees, lined up along the coastline to provide the shade and clear crystalline turquoise water with turtles and reef fishes, which provides with one of the best dive sites in Maldives with its own exceptional dive-centre and private house reef. They are designed with uttermost elegance having direct access to lagoon, providing with best snorkeling and diving opportunities.

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Even you might opt for island hopping, Catamaran sailing and deep-sea fishing. From the secluded luxurious privacy with enticing sceneries, pleasant people and responses to calm chirping of the birds, all these combine together to invite you again for another visit.

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