The Many Attractions of Maldives – A generous dash of indulgence

The Maldives is undoubtedly one of the best destinations in the world where you can experience a fun-filled island escape. If you are a first time traveller to this earthly paradise, here are some beautiful attractions to visit.

Banana Reef

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Banana Reef

Banana Reef lies to the west of Farukolhufushi Island in the North Male Atoll and is a magnificent gathering spot for all divers, swimmers, and snorkelers. The reef has got its name due to its shape similar to a banana and it’s a sublime spot for both novice and pro. You’ll be able to witness small canyons, soft coral and overhangs.

Male Fish Market

Located on the northern side of the island along the inner harbour, visiting this fish market will be a better way to connect and get close to the locals as you get to observe how the Maldivians go about on their daily business. If you’re looking for any Maldives luxury resorts to relax in before or after you complete this list, you’ll find a great many places to choose from, like The Residence Maldives by Cenizaro for example.

National Museum

The National Museum of Maldives lies inside the Sultan Park which used to be a part of the Sultan’s Palace on the island of Male. The Museum, however, was opened to the public in 1952 and has since seen a large number of visitors. Inside the museum, you’ll see a collection of artefacts, well-preserved galleries, Thaana-engraved pieces of wood and more.

Tsunami Monument

This monument has been erected to memorialize thousands of people who lost their lives due to the Tsunami disaster. You’ll also find all the names of the victims engraved in the monument. This proves to be one of the most personal and significant things to see in all of the Maldives.

Catalina Forbes is a travel writer who bases her content on many thrilling escapades experienced across the world. Google+

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