‘Heaven on Earth’: Maldives



Pristine tropical islands, waving palm trees, stunning white beaches encircled by crystal clear lagoons of variant blue and turquoise shades, spectacular underwater coral gardens- all these vibrant traits compile together to formulate a mind-blowing and out of the world Maldives. If there would be any destination on the Planet Earth, which could be coined as ‘Paradise on Earth,’ then it has to be Maldives. Indeed deserving so as there would be any underlying base for referring it as ‘The Flower of the Indies’ by Marco Polo and Ibn Bhutta’s assertion as ‘One of the wonders of the world.’

Maldives is truly the sunny side of life, with its pleasant, impeccable and matchless characteristics. Despite of the changing times, Maldives doesn’t change its unique traits which make it comfortable for the tourist to embark on a trip to Maldives at any time round the year. It is the result of this that tourists are tempted for paying frequent visits to Maldives. In fact, the large percentages of travelers who tour in Maldives islands are frequent tourists. Its finesse qualities make the tourists fall in love with it, ultimately compelling them to land in Maldives Island. It is an enchanting charm which is indeed spell-binding and contagious.

water sports adventuresIn addition, Maldives other features such as tranquility, solitude, loads of exhilarating water sports adventures, relaxing spas and immaculate beaches swathed in lavish modern amenities are sure to hypnotize your senses. Maldives is an electrifying as well as a soothing retreat for the tourists. Soak the sunny ambiance, indulge in water sports activities, and utilize the modern amenities bestowed for you, all these quirky perks are sure to force you make a longer stay. And even though you leave, you will develop a yearning of this location to attain the experiences again and again.

In spite of possessing profuse modern amenities, Maldives is characterized by simplicity and down-to-earth nature. Pleasant nature, soothing blue skies, sunny environment, exhilarating adventures like diving and snorkeling are bound to bring you here frequently. The island’s populace holds a deep belief in Muslim culture; however this characteristic doesn’t stand as a hindrance on the way of tourists as the destination offers full freedom to the global tourists.

Because of its lovely traits, Maldives has become an epitome of its own kind of holiday destination. Even, the constantly flourishing development phenomenon is bringing advancements in the form of new resort establishments. The Island witnesses institutions of top end boutique brands and ecological nature resorts from time to time. The island offers something for everyone and fulfills everyone’s wishes and fantasies. This place is a dreamland wherein one can transform his dreams into realities.

Fast facts about Maldives Island

Maldives Islands is an archipelago formed by 1,190 low-lying coral islands. Dotted around the equator in 26 naturally formed atolls, 20 have been divided for administrative purposes. In fact, the atolls of Maldives are a part of larger maldives islandsstructure i.e. Laccadives-Chagos Ridge that runs up to an extensive stretch of 2000kms. One can discern the ‘atoll’ structures by perceiving its literal meaning, which is actually derived from the Maldivian language ‘Dhivehi’ and in English language whose meaning is ‘ring-shaped coral reef enclosing a lagoon.’

The most thrilling fact about Maldives Island is that they are very low lying and the highest amongst them lies at about 8 feet above the sea level. Also, ahead in Maldives Island are stored some fascinating surprises that are indeed jaw-dropping. Maldives is a group of over 2000 tropical islands, located in the Indian Ocean and human habitation exist on just 200 of them. Some of these islands house the most leisurable tropical resorts. Head to Maldives Island as some of the best luxurious and serene treats are waiting for you.

Malé, the heart of Maldives holds authoritarian power as it is the ‘seat of the government’. Placed in the midst of the Atoll chain, it is the premier center for trade, commerce, business, health and education. Inhabited by one third of the capital’s population that goes beyond 150,000 people, this capital city is the world’s smallest urban capital.

Culture

In the pre-historic times, massive influx of overseas migrants colonized this region, ultimately, enriching the region with significant history and culture. Over the time, Maldives emerged as an integral spot of diverse cultures as large immigrants from allover the world arrived and settled here. These are precisely noticeable in there various form, for instance: the local music and dance forms reflect the African culture because the hand beating of drums and the language of songs matches the style of East African countries.

Even, South Asian charms have a hand in molding their dance and music forms. The most conspicuous influence is visible in their traditional cuisines. And the most noteworthy manipulation of South Asian customs and traditions is connected with women, as the belief of secluding women from public view didn’t ever exist here, however this South Asian custom is been followed here today. Despite all these facts, women play predominant role in the social circle. One of the customary and strong beliefs of Maldives populace is that their life is reliant on the sea surrounding them.

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  1. Paul says:

    Truly heaven on earth! What a mind blowing, mind wobbling place to live! I wish to make a villa here don’t know when it will be fulfilled!

  2. Queen Latifa says:

    King of the beaches! That’s Maldives for you!

  3. Ron says:

    Only beaches and beached everywhere! With great water sports and amazing life style!

  4. Sandy says:

    Maldives has gained its popularity recently and have become one of the happening places to visit.

  5. Thomas says:

    what a beautiful journey expressed in words through this article.

  6. Valentino says:

    I’m in love with this place and I got a perfect destination for my honeymoon.

  7. Warren says:

    Can you also help with the travel plan and the cost or else are there any website where we can find information about it.

  8. Xavier says:

    Less than 150,000 people that sounds really very few. Wonder why its known as smallest urban capital.

  9. Yuan says:

    I can imagine myself getting a body massage on the beach itself with some bottles of beer and enjoying the sun bath!

  10. Zedge says:

    I think this will be the best place for water sports! All the boundaries are surrounded by water only!

  11. Dwayne says:

    Very well said about the dream turning into realities. Just waiting when my dream will turn into reality ;)

  12. Jazz says:

    The place seems to be amazing but how is the accommodation and travelling? Is it fair enough or its difficult to find one.

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