Maldives easily qualifies as a paradise. An enchanting South Asian country of about 1900 islands and 26 atolls. The Maldives provides everything you need to have a luxurious vacation. Endowed with endless crystal clear seas, stunning reefs and sandy beaches. Maldives is perfect for getting sand in your hair and feet.
On a trip to the Maldives, your best bet is to go island hopping, it doesn’t get better than that. Moving from one island to the other helps you get enough activities off your list so you can thoroughly enjoy your vacation. Nigerian passport holders get a visa on arrival and can stay for up to 30 days.
Places To Visit
Male: This is the Maldives’ capital city and most popular destination. Male’s moderate temperature all year round makes it a top choice for tourists. Visit the grand Friday mosque, Male’s national museum, Tsunami movement and many more. For the tourists looking for a bit of urban vibes, Male is perfect for that.
Banana Reef: One of the best diving sites in the world, it possesses a huge variety of underwater animals. For the adrenaline and adventure junkies, Banana reef is a top choice. Its so easy to get your heart pumping here from all the fun. You can go jet-skiing, snorkeling, scuba-diving and enjoy all kinds of watersports here.
Alimatha Island: The calm waters here, make it perfect for family vacations. The crystal clear seas are wonderful for viewing underwater animals, diving, canoeing and you can even get to play volleyball on the beaches. An enchanting holiday destination.
Sun Island: This Island has the most stunning picturesque beaches and a bit of greenery. Its serenity, beauty and tranquility, is why its particularly popular among couples and lovers. Relax at a spa or lounge by the seaside, indulge in some watersports like snorkeling and diving for fun.
Mirihi Island: This island is especially for folks and honeymooners who are looking to completely detach from everything for a while. With only a phone as a source of connection to the outside world, you get to sit back and reflect with your loved one(s). They also offer romantic setups so you get to create timeless memories. Talk about heaven on earth!
Things To Do
- Scuba diving
- Water flying
- Fun tubing
Try some Maldivian foods like Bis keemiya, Boshi mashuni, Garudhiya and reef fish cutlets. Alcohol isn’t allowed on the Island but a lot of the resorts sell them to tourists.
Currency: Maldivian Rufiyaa
Religion : The religion practiced by Maldivians is Islam.
Language spoken: Dhivehi
Flight time: 9 hours, 30 minutes
Best time to visit: November – April