The white sandy islands of Maldives are a hit among tourists worldwide. Known for its beautiful sandy beaches, towering palm trees and the turquoise waters surrounding it, Maldives is a place not to be missed on your travel list. Considered as one of the most exotic islands in the world, it is also home to many world famous resorts. These Maldives luxury hotels, such as the much popular PER AQUUM Huvafen Fushi; never fail to make it to most travel guides and magazines as they not only offer world-class hospitality but also unique holiday accommodation such as over water villas.
There are various activities and attractions in Maldives for tourists. The capital MalΓ© has many interesting places for the tourist to stroll around and explore. Being a predominantly Muslim country, the grand Friday mosque is an important part of the daily lives of the Maldivian people. The dome of this mosque can be spotted from miles away. The old Friday mosque, which was its former, is also a place worth visiting even though now it is not the one that functions. The National museum is another place not to miss while in Maldives as this gives the tourists a perfect opportunity to learn about the Maldivian history and culture.
Apart from that, there is plenty of options to go diving, snorkeling, various cruises offered as well as many water sports activities that are offered in most resorts as well as privately operated centers.
The vegetation, the marine life and the waters that surround the island are ever so inviting to all its guests.
Uditha Dharmawardhane is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Roland Lefevre. He specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe. Google+