Maldives Summer Holiday
Posted on: 01 August 2015 by Goky Brkic
The Republic of Maldives, an archipelago located southwest of India in the Indian Ocean, is such a popular holiday destination. The globe trotters and travelers find this island state adorable simply because it has a lot to offer.
The serene beauty offered by the islands is both breathtaking and refreshing for anybody who desires to have a great experience during their holidays.
Several small islands found here are surrounded by wonderful and fascinating white sandy beaches making the country one of the top tourist destinations in the world. Add to these beaches the opulence of the beautiful diving sites that are effortlessly accessible both by boat found in the distant areas of the islands and directly from the beautiful beach locations of the island's resort-style hotels. Ranging from the stunning water sports to strolling on the island’s beautiful shorelines, it is undeniably true that Maldives is a perfect destination for everybody. Here are some of the must-see attraction sites to visit when spending your holiday in the island.
Male is the Maldives capital city. Even though Male is a very small city, the capital is the home to numerous fascinating mosques and museums. These museums house very many amazing and valuable artifacts that were procured by the legendary explorer, Thor Heyerdahl, during his first visit to Maldives. Singapore Bazaar is another attraction site found in Male City. The Bazaar is well known for traditional handcrafts that showcase a variety of skills and talents of the locals in hard handwork.
A holiday in Maldives can be termed so if you have not visited the island’s brilliant and striking seashores. There is also a lot of water-sporting activities in most of these beaches. During your holiday you should look forward to scuba diving and snorkeling, which is quite a treat in the island’s coral reefs. Other fascinating activities to experience in the Maldives include rafting, wind-surfing, dolphin cruise, fishing and sunset cruise.
Esjehi Art Gallery
The Esjehi Art Gallery is located in Male, just beside the popular Sultan Park. The gallery is especially perfect for those who love art. The Art Gallery is housed by one of the oldest and most famous buildings in Male. Even thought this gallery is smaller than most art galleries around the world, it boasts of a descent and amazing collection of art which makes it a must visit attraction as you holiday in Maldives.
Grand Friday Mosque
The Grand Friday Mosque is one of the most attractive sites in the whole of Maldives. This is simply because the Mosque features extra ordinary design and architecture of ancient times. In fact, the Grand Friday Mosque was built by Sultan Ibrahim Iskandhar in 1656 and has the capacity to accommodate about 5000 people!
If you are contemplating to spend your holiday in Maldives, you can never go wrong. The well-preserved beaches as well as comfortable accommodations will make every single day of your holiday really enjoyable. Visitors who love the ocean will truly carry with them some memorable experiences back home.