Looking for activities to do in Maldives?

It is without a doubt that the Maldives is a dream, once-in-a-lifetime, holiday destination for many, and for good reason. From its clear turquoise waters and floating bungalows to it’s white sand beaches and picturesque landscapes, you will not be left disappointed. Here is a list of the 9 best things to do in the Maldives:

1. Snorkel with Manta Rays and Sea Turtles

One of the most mesmerising and beautiful experiences which you can experience In the Maldives is the sighting of manta rays in their natural surroundings whilst on snorkelling and diving excursions.

The best place reported for observing these beautiful creatures is Hanifaru Bay in Baa Atoll - the only UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in the Maldives. Contact Club Med directly for more information on booking such fantastic excursions.

2. Take a Submarine Tour from Male

You can choose to go on an underwater adventure to the world of the Indian Ocean while visiting Male in the Maldives. You will get the chance to explore the beauty of the ocean at about 100 feet (30 meters) below the surface, in the comfort of a submarine, allowing you to see the magical sea life first-hand. From colorful fish to coral reefs, this is sure to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Depending on the time of the day, you may even see manta rays and reef sharks swimming around. The submarine will move slowly to avoid damaging the reef or scaring away the marine life, to ensure that it is as eco-friendly as possible. This is sure to be the adventure of a lifetime.

3. Scuba Dive in Crystal Clear Waters

The Maldives has been reported to be one of the most premier scuba diving destinations in the world. If ever there was a country that would make you want to scuba dive - it is here. The Maldives crystal-clear waters, with its abundance of marine life such as whale sharks, stingrays and sea turtles, will mean that scuba-diving will be an opportunity too good to resist. You can imagine why scuba-diving is one of the best things to do in the Maldives.

There are many affordable PADI dive centers in the Maldives where you can take a discovery dive if you are not certified, or sign up for several dive options to one of the many reefs.