Maldives Islands the best travel destination for relaxation and nature lovers.

Maldives Islands, which is away from the stress of everyday life, a paradise for nature lovers.  Maldives is the best place to visit if you want some holidays in heaven.

The Republic of Maldives is home to some of the world’s truly unspoiled tropical paradise. It is a paradise for divers and water sports enthusiasts. It is famous for its pristine turquoise waters, powder white sands, and its rich marine resources. The scenic underwater views and tranquil waters never fail to amaze this island’s visitors.

If you are looking for a unique break, breath taking nature and paradise on earth, then Maldives is the perfect place.

Discover the Maldives in pictures

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Velaa The Private Island of the Maldives

Discover Velaa Island “Paradise on Earth”

Velaa Island Maldives

Stretching north from the Equator,the Islands that rest upon the Maldivian Archipelago are like jewels scattered across pools of pure azure. Each of these Islands are surrounded by pure white sandy beaches, with a heart of lush Emerald foliage From above this motif is hypnotically beautiful.

Velaa Island Maldives

When planning your next holiday in Maldives have a look at this! Velaa is a new resort still in development in the Maldives, it is a unique combination of indoor and outdoor living spaces. You can choose to stay at a beach bungalow or a romantic water villa, each with a private pool. You will enjoy unparalleled levels of privacy, comfort and luxury.

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velaa island maldives

velaa island maldives

Velaa Island

Maldives Diving Experience

Maldives Island

Maldives diving

Diving in Maldives

The warm seas of Maldives have high visibility throughout the year, with water clear enough to see the passing fish as far as fifty meters away at times. Add to that the marvelous formation of over 3000 coral reefs and the free flowing tides of the monsoons. The results of these perfect conditions have created one of the world’s richest diving coral reef areas.

Underwater Maldives

Maldives diving tortoise
Over a thousand species of fish and other underwater creatures inhabit the Maldivian waters. The monsoon tides of the Indian Ocean create a collection of small marine creatures as well as microscopic plant cells. This in turn creates a hub for all kinds of underwater species who gather in these waters lured by
the abundance of food. In the Maldives you will get to see everything. From tiny shrimp and groups of colorful swimmers to the magnificent mantas and sharks, a careful eye will give you enough to enrapture you for a lifetime.

Diving Maldives

Shark Whale Maldives
The best thing is that you need not be a professional diver to enjoy the Maldives. All resorts and safari boats give you basic to advanced training using well-monitored diving facilities of a high standard. Even the most reluctant diver can enjoy the beauty of Maldivian underwater life on a drift dive with the guidance of experienced dive instructors. A dive in a house reef is equally rewarding, all you need to do is swim a few minutes from shore. Due to the countless number of reefs found among the 26 atolls in the Maldives, all you need to do is travel 15 to 60 minutes by boat to get to a different dive spot every day.

DIVING Maldives

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Dives in the Maldives usually takes place along a faru (reef), a thila (a submerged aquarium like reef, on a channel where the atoll meets the ocean, or on a wreck. Night diving is particularly beautiful as is a macro dive that lets you see tiny, interesting and usually disregarded creatures up close and personal.

 

Swimming with whale sharks in Seychelles

Seychelles Travel Guide

Whale sharks Seychelles

Everybody knows you go to Seychelles Islands to swim with whale sharks. Well at least everybody who loves the ocean loves diving and has the complete box set of Jacques Cousteau.

Situated eight kilometers northwest of Mahe, Shark Bank is considered to be the best diving spot in the Seychelles. A granite plateau interweaved with massive granite boulders set the scene with never ending amazement of a rich marine life. The underwater ballet of the whales’ shark teeming with a large variety of tropical reef fish will make you think about Jules vernes novels Twenty Thousand leagues under the sea.

Whale sharks Seychelles

Whale sharks Seychelles

The waters surrounding Mahe are crystal clear, along the Indian Ocean but the reward is an island paradise where your biggest worry of the day is whether to walk to the end of the island for bird watching, hang out in a hammock or cruise out with your buddies for a day of whale watching. Lucky for you, it is easy enough to fit all of these into a couple of days on the island.

A day with whale sharks is unlike anything you will have ever experienced. A couple of thousand of these big boys come to feed off the plankton-rich seas. Once you are in the water, face to face with a 15-ton, 15m-long giant, the rest of the world seems to fade away. Their grace, colorful spots and unworldly bulk take you back to the time of dinosaurs and leviathans.

Whale sharks Seychelles

And while such close interaction with wildlife is definitely a delicate topic, local tour operators have teamed up with the World Wildlife Fund to create some best practices for the tours. Visitors are required to wear a life jacket or wetsuit, you cannot feed the fish or submerge yourself beneath them, only three people (plus a guide) are allowed in the water at one time, and, no, you cannot catch a ride on their fin.

On your way back to the island, ask your guide if you can stop for a snorkel. If you are lucky, you may spot a manta ray soaring through the depths of the clear water.