Your first stay in Maldives resorts: What should you know?

Maldives is included among the top tourism destinations of the world with its paradise like beauty and the mesmerizing beaches surrounding the entire country. This island is home to wonderful resorts that accommodate thousands of tourists throughout the year. These resorts do require a high price, undoubtedly and you’d agree once you experience the comfort, luxuries and grandeur they offer their guests.

If you are planning a vacation trip to escape from the heavy routine of your homeland to take a peek into this distant world on an island, the best place for you to stay is in a resort. But before you select a particular resort there are a few things that you should keep in mind. This article aims to make your selection easier and knowledgeable.

The Maldivian resorts are located on their own island which means that every small island has its own resort. These resorts either cover a large area that can be as big as 2.5 km or a simple 150m land. During the stay in the resort, you would have access to various facilities like sports, restaurants, entertainment and bars etc. Some of the resorts also offer outdoor activities like scuba diving, snorkeling, boating and cruising on the glittering clean waters. Other resorts might offer excursions for the guests to the local villages for you to take a glimpse into the lifestyle of the common people.

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There are over 106 resorts situated in Maldives and each is an epitome of comfort, luxury and contemporary design sometimes with a tinge of tradition and culture. The rates of the stay depend on the choice of your resort however; you will find ultimately expensive resorts to very affordable ones. In case you want to explore the real beauty of Maldives Islands, you can stay in the guestrooms which are available on 5 different mini-islands and are given for reasonable price.

There are plenty of ways to reach the selected resort once you arrive at the Country’s airport. Tourists reach the resort through boats, domestic flights or seaplanes. The seaplanes operate only during the daylight hours and not after sunset. It is an adventurous flight of sorts, though and is a wonderful experience as it opens new sights for you from the sky to the mesmerizing beauty below. Be sure to get a seat near the window and keep the camera on the ready at all times.

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Maldives is a perfect destination for people who love natural beaches and watersports. This island has an amazing reputation as a centre of the most unique marine life and sightseeing pleasures. You can take a boat at anytime and lounge in the serenity of the waters. Or you can take a dip into the warm waters and explore the exquisite turtles and vibrantly colored fishes and corals that surround you the moment you reach the depth. Snorkeling in Maldives is an unforgettable and nostalgic experience.

One of the most important points to keep in mind during your selection is to prioritize your requirements and needs and then make the decision. The budget friendly resorts may offer less than the expensive ones but it will be worth the money you are going to spend.