Paradise on Earth

The stunning topographical attractions of the Maldives have long been a dream destination. The archipelago is home to some of the most luxurious resorts in the world, offering visitors the ultimate comfort, privacy, and relaxation.

By Ali Hassan Bangwar | August 2023

Nature has endowed humankind with plenty of things and catered to all their needs that are crucial for their peaceful survival. These include but are not limited to, biological, physical, psychological, and subsistence. However, life would be a dull experience if humans’ instinctive craving for aesthetics were left unattended. Life would be a barren landscape if it lacked the aesthetic charm that appeals to human sensory perceptions and aptitude. Thankfully, like many other things, life has managed to provide scenic beauty for the aesthetic aptitude of human beings. Nature has bestowed Earth with landscapes of paradisiacal taste and astounding variety. This natural beauty contained on Earth is hardly evenly distributed, as is evident from the different levels of tourist attractions in different countries in the world’s comity. The Maldives claims a distinctive status in this regard.

A tropical archipelago in the Indian Ocean, the Maldives enjoys the epithet of being a paradise on Earth. It has 26 atolls and boasts of housing over 1,190 coral islands, scattered over an area of 90,000 square kilometres. Notwithstanding its small size, the Maldives is one of the most dispersed geographical entities on the face of the planet with striking and spectacular topographical landscapes. The picturesque natural beauty, diverse cultural heritage, fascinating historical accounts, and cordial hospitality of local people graciously wait to be explored by international tourists from across the globe.

The historical landmarks, ancient ruins, and mosques attract people to flock to this paradise every year. The stunning topographical attractions have long been a dream destination for holiday-makers, celebrities, jet-setters, family vacations, solo adventurers, and all people passionate to travel and explore the scenic beauty in the world. In addition to its natural beauty and luxurious resorts, the Maldives is also known for its rich cultural heritage.

First, the crystal-clear waters of the Maldives offer breath-taking scenic sensations. With visibility of up to 50 metres, Male claims to house some of the clearest waters in the world. It is a haven for beach enthusiasts, featuring some of the most exquisite beaches worldwide, thriving coral reefs, and translucent waters. Its white sands and crystalline waters make it an idyllic retreat for those seeking to unwind and bask under the sun. From private lagoons to top-tier resorts, the Maldives caters to every traveller’s preferences.

Second, the Maldives consists of more than 1,000 coral islands. Its immaculate beaches, azure lagoons, and coral reefs teem with diverse marine life, including sea turtles, dolphins, and vividly hued fish. The coral reefs in the Maldives are among the most diverse and vibrant in the world, with an abundance of marine life, including sea turtles, dolphins, colourful fish, and even sharks. The coral reefs are home to more than 700 species of fish and over 200 species of coral, making them a popular destination for divers and snorkelers from around the world.

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