If you love fishing then one of the best things to do in Maldives is to embark on a sunset fishing excursion; it offers a chance to soak up the idyllic coastal beauty of this tropical paradise too.
The Voyage Begins
For a truly immersive local experience, some Maldives luxury hotels and resorts offer sunset fishing on traditional local boats known as dhonis. As the vessel sails to the horizon, you can witness a spectacular sunset and keep on the lookout for you may also see dolphins swimming wild and free!
Casting Your Line
Once you reach a particular spot, it’s time to cast your line and wait patiently for that all too familiar tug. Certain resorts in Maldives such as Adaaran Club Rannalhi give you the chance to try hand reel fishing which is a traditional fishing style used here and which makes your experience even more authentic.
Catch of the Day
Once the bait is taken, it’s time to begin the tug of war in the ocean!Depending on your luck, skill and perseverance, there are various fish species you can catch when sunset fishing in Maldives; these include squirrelfish,emperors, snappers, groupers and jacks. Some excursions will cook your catch for dinner too.
There are more fishing related experiences in Maldives to look forward to including early morning fishing where you can catchsailfish, barracuda, yellowfin tuna,sailfish and more. For something different, you can also visit alocal island with a fishing village and gain insights into this traditional livelihood.