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Maldives - That Perfect Getaway

Jul 6, 2008
Maldives is a group of islands located on the equator in the Indian Ocean south of the Indian subcontinent. It is the perfect recluse for those who want to get away from the annoying humdrum of every day life. Warm seas, beautiful beaches, breathtaking scenery and lush green vegetation make Maldives an island paradise. Maldives has a magical eternal appeal. You get the perfect Robinson Crusoe experience here.

In a recently conducted poll, Maldives topped the list of best holiday destinations among twenty countries beating other places like Dubai, Thailand and Malaysia. The best thing about Maldives is that it is still unspoiled. It gives you an opportunity to savor the nature and rejuvenate yourself. Maldives attracts all kinds of tourists but those especially in need of peace and tranquility find Maldives a heaven.

The beaches of Maldives are one of a kind. Their beauty is unmatched. Tourists from all over the world come to Maldives. Nalaguraidhoo in the South Ari Atoll of Maldives is the most popular beach of Maldives famous for its stunning beauty. Banyan Tree Island, Cocoa Island and Nika are also some of the famous places of Maldives.

Maldives is the perfect place for nature lovers. You could simply lie down on the fine warm sand and watch the seas for hours on end. The coconut trees laden beaches are so picturesque that you would not want to go away from here. It is not just nature lovers who can enjoy a vacation at Maldives. This place has something for everyone. Maldives also offers all sorts of water sports like snorkeling, water skiing, wind surfing, parasailing, under water diving, sailing and much more for sports and adventure lovers.

Maldives has many luxury hotels, resorts and spas for its tourists. Get away from that hectic and boring and enjoy yourself in the midst of nature. Pamper yourself at the luxury spas here. Apart from the sand and the sea there are other tourist attractions in Maldives as well. Maldives is known for its famous atolls. Male, the capital of Maldives is the most happening place. It is the hub of commercial trade, its local market places and fish market being worth visiting. If you are a sea food lover, Maldives is the place for you. There are several good restaurants and eating places along side the beaches over looking the seas.

The capital city Male is not connected by airways as being a small island it does not have an airport of its own. The Island Hulhule is the nearest airport from where you can travel by water for a short distance to reach male. You can take boats to every island of Maldives. The tourism industry of Maldives is so well managed that you will have no problems visiting this small island country. Transportation and accommodation are all well taken care of.

Maldives is not just famous for its beaches but also for its culture. Folk music and dances are popular forms of entertainment for the locals as well as the tourists. The people of Maldives are very warm and hospitable. If you visit Maldives once, you will want to come back here every year.
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