When thinking of the Maldives, your mind would conjure images of white sand beaches and turquoise lagoons. But here are some facts that you might not know.
Glowing Beaches – An Ethereal Sight!
If you’re holidaying in the Maldives at the right time of the year, and happen to be near Vaadhoo Island, you’re definitely in for a real treat! At night, you will stumble across a beach that glows in the dark, with luminous blue specks peppering the beach and the waters.
The Maldives Is a Chain of Over 1,000 Islands
Yes, the Maldives is made of around 1,190 tiny yet scenic islets and they are grouped in atolls in the Indian Ocean.
Some Islands in the Maldives Are Uninhabited
Out of over 1000 islands in the Maldives, only 200 islands are inhabited by people. Islands such as Male are known for their year-round populations. Some of these uninhabited islands are used for “picnic” purposes by some resorts.
The Maldives Is an Islamic Nation
The Maldives is a nation of the Islamic faith – and you can’t bring other religious texts, pork products, or liquor into this country. However, you won’t have restrictions on enjoying your favourite alcoholic beverage at your Maldives beach resort the likes of Dhigali Maldives.