Maldives is one of the most famous exotic islands in the world, a getaway to paradise. Boasting of some world famous exotic white sand beaches, thousands of popular islands, soothing spas, enchanting underwater-life, music, food and adrenaline pumping sports etc. which form the key tourist attractions in Maldives, it is the perfect getaway to rejuvenate your soul. Grab a Maldives tourist map with all the best places to visit in Maldives for a flamboyant retreat in the arms of nature.
The capital city of Malé is home to the best place to go in Maldives such as Sultan Park, Friday Mosque, Artificial Beach and National Museum Maldives. Having a heart-shaped structure, as seen from the skies, Addu City is not only one of the must-visit Maldives tourist attractions, but also one of the best places to visit in Maldives for honeymoon. Boasting of the ancient history of Maldives, the city is stretched across a group of six islands that are connected by causeways. Decked with coconut trees, sandy beaches, and the surrounding pearl blue waters, Addu city owns picturesque landscapes, enough to lure visitors. Mosque of the Judge, located here, will give one a glimpse of the ancient historic Sultanate rule. Also called Backpacker’s Paradise, Addu City served as the British secret naval base during 1941.
Mostly crowded during Maldives tourist season, Rasdhoo boasts of the most famous dive points in Maldives, a must to explore the underwater life. Though a small island in the Maldives, Rasdhoo is the first choice of visitors and one of the best tourist places in Maldives. The manta ray locations here are quite famous points to spot marine creatures like sharks, devil fish, clown fish and turtles etc.
One of the best places to visit in Maldives is the Hulhumale Island, whose alluring beauty will leave you baffled as it is a man-made and not a natural island. Though designed by engineers, this artificial island has a natural aura owing to the lush green tree plantations, sparkling white sand, and the surrounding blue waters, unlike Male, its sister island. Hulhumale also houses a mosque, crowned with a massive dome of gold. Apart from Hulhumale, other famous beaches like Sun Island Beach, Gann and Fulidhoo are the must-visit tourist attractions in Maldives to get lured by the beauty of this paradise island.
Other Maldives tourist spots include the religious place of Hukuru Miskiiy, Maldives oldest mosque, built during Ibrahim Iskandar I’s reign in 1658. It is a must-visit place to discover the ancient past of Maldives. The magnificent architecture of the mosque is credited to the coral stones used to build the entire structure. The Quranic saying engraved on the mosque, having ornamental structural patterns is indeed a masterpiece. The inner architecture comprises of wood carvings and lacquer work by experts. Also famous as ‘Friday mosque’, it has a minaret that summons Muslims to conduct prayers five times daily.
There are also other beaches like Fuvahmulah, Dhigurah, Villingili, Alimatha Island and Dhangethi, which are famous tourist attractions in Maldives.
Other famous places to see in Maldives comprise world famous resorts, spas and more. Opt for a loner’s escape, a getaway with friends or your honeymoon, Maldives tourist attractions won’t disappoint you. To embrace a heavenly bliss, head to the above mentioned famous tourist attractions in Maldives.