The iconic cluster of islands nestled in the heart of the Indian Ocean is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. For many holidaymakers, it is these images of a splendid holiday in the sun that beckons them insistently to visit these isles. For others, it is the promise and allure of a tranquil and serene vacation that the Maldivian islands often promise its visitors. Regardless of what attracts you to these bountiful islands, it is nevertheless a visit one is scarcely bound to forget. Opting to spend your vacation in a resort in Maldives will undoubtedly enrich one’s choices for resorts such as Maalifushi by COMO, Maldives offer their quests a multitude of activities ranging from water sports such as diving, snorkelling and scuba diving to leisure indulgences such as yoga and spa therapies.
For those who seek to combine thrill and exhilaration with the marvels of the underwater world, diving is one of the best options available. A truly spectacular underwater diving experience, is witnessing the passage of Manta Rays. One of the best sites to have this experience is Manta Point where Manta Rays are cleaned by smaller fish, and then proceed to glide over to the coral reefs to feed. This spectacle is particularly apparent during the southwest monsoon, for during this season there is a growth of plankton on the reefs that attract the Manta Rays. This particular experience is one worth having when visiting Maldives, for it is truly a sight to behold.
Another popular dive site worth exploring is Banana Reef. Banana Reef is located in the North Male Atoll and derives its name from its crescent shape. Extending for over three hundred metres, Banana Reef boasts of numerous marine species including Napoleon Wrasse.
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