Common Trees in Maldives – The Greener Side of the Maldives

With is stunning white sandy beaches, breath-taking scenery, and unparalleled hospitality, the islands of Maldives are undoubtedly among the best tourist destinations in the world. Located in South Asia, just southwest of Sri Lanka, this mesmerizing archipelago is one of the best places to go if you are a fan of the beach, diving & snorkeling, and a warm tropical climate.
Although the islands are commonly known for their coastal features; a reason why water bungalow in Maldives are so popular is that many a lover of nature and greenery has a thing or two to look forward to. The Maldives is home to many species of flora, and tourists who are looking forward to seeing some greenery will not be disappointed. Thus, in a nutshell, the Maldives has quite a greener side to it than most would expect and most resorts, such as the Anantara Veli Maldives Resort, offer activities to let their guests experience the greenery of the islands.
Of course, being a nation made up exclusively of small islands, the Maldives is home to many species of flora that are common in coastal areas. Thus, you are bound to see plenty of luscious coconut trees, thriving mangrove forests, and beautiful Nika trees along the coasts of the islands. These trees, provide shade, cool the air, and add a certain charm to the islands, making the islands all the more awe-inspiring. Apart from these trees, you will also see several bread trees. Bread trees are so common that, in fact, the breadfruit features in many Maldivian dishes. You will also see plenty of banana trees in the Maldives. Pandanuses, or Screwpine trees, are also quite common. While these trees are the most common trees on the islands, if you explore the islands you will find other trees such as mango trees, papaya trees, frangipani trees, and hibiscus trees.

Roland Lefevre is a travel writer who specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe.Google+

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