The Maldives is one of the most popular beach destinations in the world. Every year, thousands flock to the islands in order to escape the hustle and bustle of the big cities and relish in the sights and sounds of paradise. Now, sure enough, you could spend your time lounging around Maldives’ beaches, but that’s not all there is to do here – here’re 4 offbeat things you can do while you’re there!
Cool Down with a Mud Bath
Do you know what can be even more relaxing than lapping up the warm tropical sun at the beach? Why a that would be a refreshing bath in some cool mud! A mud bath can be quite healthy too – it’ll help you exfoliate, ease muscle tension and relieve body aches.
Go Octopus Hunting
All kinds of seafood are considered delicacies in the Maldives, and octopus hovers somewhere near the top of that list. But what’s even more exciting is that you can actually go hunt for these cephalopods by wading through Maldives’ shallow coast.
Explore Ancient Wrecks
Most Maldives Island resorts will be sure to mention scuba diving in their itinerary list – with some even pointing out the best places. And in that vein, few can beat the thrill and excitement you’ll get when exploring the wreckage of ancient ships that have now been claimed by colonies of coral and sponge – an artificial coral reef!
Drone photography has really started to take off, particularly as a leisurely pastime. The Maldives is brimming with locations to film from the air – and it’s not just the beaches either. There are vast stretches of tropical jungle, cascading highlands and verdant meadows all throughout the island – perfect for an aerial recording session.