White sandy beaches, turquoise blue waters, endless greenery, and a slice of paradise; if these are what an ideal vacation looks like then it is the Maldives that has taken over your dreams. A place like the Maldives is a stuff of dreams because arguably there could be more beautiful places compared to this island, but this is the best place to be if you like to live in a dreamland that exists.
When it comes to taking pictures, every inch of the Maldives is photogenic in all aspects. A person who returned from this heaven of a place would be lying if she/he says they didn’t click any pictures. So, the next time you plan a vacation in the Maldives, do visit these seven picture-perfect areas in order to brag about it in your social media posts.
It is a slice of paradise itself. Apart from being one of the most favorite tourist destinations, it is a place where locals visit to rejuvenate their weary souls. Idyllic beaches and surreal surroundings make it picture-perfect.
Location: Kaafu Atoll
It is located in the southernmost atoll of the Maldives. A beautiful place from every angle and is famous for its secluded surroundings since it is 541 km away from the nation’s capital, Male. Interestingly, the island was once a British Naval and Airbase during World War 2. Like other islands in the nation, this slice of paradise is home to luxury resorts and several water sports one can indulge in.
Location: Addu Atoll
If you ever dreamt of diving in the sea, Banana Reef is the place to be. It is often considered one of the best diving spots in the world. The ideal time is to visit between May and July (for diving). The reef resembles the shape of a Banana, that’s why the funny name.
Location: North Mal-Atoll
The island located at the southernmost tip of the Maldivian archipelago is the largest in terms of land area. Identified as Maldives’ third city, is all about charm and sumptuous delicacies, especially its seafood. Moreover, according to many news websites, this place is touted to be the Maldives’ IT hub. So, one can say it can be the perfect combination of business mixed with unmatched Maldivian luxury.
Location: Gnaviyani Atoll
An island with a rich historical significance is a place where history nerds can fulfil their thirst for knowledge and their desire to enjoy Maldivian luxury. For the history buffs out there, you will be able to bask in the glory of the Utheemu Ganduvaru, which was once the abode of Sultan Mohamed Thakurufaanu (16th-century Maldivian ruler).
Location: Haa Alif Atoll
One of the most beautiful places in the Maldives was the first place in the nation to have overwater villas. But, if you look to be completely cut off from the world, this is the place to be. With no TV to watch and unexceptionally luxurious spa treatments, enjoy your stay while being accompanied by lip-smacking dishes, a must-visit for sure.
Location: Alifu Dhaalu Atoll
It is one of the famous tourist spots in the Maldives. It is an important place to visit because the marine life here is protected. The reef which sits on a narrow channel is home to large multi-colored corals. Swimmers and divers are only allowed after ensuring the safety of marine life. If you are thrilled about underwater photography, then this is the place to be.
Location: North-Mal Atoll.