6 Best Beaches In The Maldives
Close your eyes and imagine: The Maldives!
Feel the heat of the sun on your body. Perceive the taste of exotic fruits, their sweetness, and their juice. Visualize the white sand, sparkling water, and the palm trees. Dive in the sea, feel its warmth, swim among incredible marine creatures: colorful fish and corals.
Now open your eyes: it's time to make your dreams come true.
The white sand and sparkling blue water on the beaches in the Maldives are the perfect romantic spots, not only for honeymooners but for every couple who’s looking for a soothing romantic holiday! The beaches along the beautiful coral islands surely have to be ticked off your bucket list. And whether you want to dive in the waters or just sit by the beach, make sure you visit here during the dry season, i.e. December to April, when the rains are light and the humidity is low.
But before you get down to plan your trip to the Maldives, don’t forget to check out these best beaches that are no less than magical paradise on Earth:
Sunbathing with a spectacular blue view around is the best way to rejuvenate, when on a holiday. Located in Kaafu Atoll, Hulhumale’ is one of the best beaches in the Maldives and also an affordable one as it makes sure you enjoy your well-earned break without burning a hole in your pocket. The hotels around this beach are quite pocket-friendly in comparison to the ones at the resort islands. While the bluest sparkling water and the white sands add charm to the beauty of the beach, what makes it exquisite is the unique experience it offers by bringing you closer to nature.
Things To Do: Go for group snorkeling, scuba diving, and watch the changing colors in the sky every evening at Sunset Cruise.
Located on a tiny island in the Baa Atoll, Reethi Beach is an epitome of luxury. The white sands, sparkling water, and the beautiful palm trees make it the best beach in the Maldives for honeymoon. With idyllic water villas to numerous fancy restaurants, this beach surely possesses the power of adding world-class comfort to your holiday. Reethi Beach might have a chilled-out atmosphere, but there’s plenty of adventure here if you’re looking for something like it. On the water, choose from catamaran sailing, canoeing, kitesurfing, Underwatering. Under water, there’s superb snorkeling on the house reef, with the chance to spot many species of fish, turtles, and octopus – even dolphins have been known to come this close. Diving is another highlight here, with house reef dives and multiple trips further afield each day.
Things To Do: Explore the island beach by taking private excursions, or relax in the resort’s spa and wellness center.
This private island beach is one of the best beaches in the Maldives and is also located near the international airport. It’s a perfect tropical escape for any couple looking for a break from the monotonous city life. With white sands and a house reef for snorkeling, the beach on this island attracts a lot of tourists. But that shouldn’t make you shy away from this place, so definitely consider visiting here if you’re heading to the Maldives with your spouse for the first time. With spectacular views of the beautiful blue water and clear skyline, this beach is perfect for a tropical escape.
Things To Do: Snorkeling, fishing, walking by the beachside are some of the things to do at this beach.
Kandolhu Island Beach
Located 70 km southwest of Ibrahim Nasir International Airport, this small island is a home away from home. While the beach outshines with its white sand and emerald water, the amazing accommodation options and toothsome food here also makes this place a romantic retreat. If you’re looking to spend your honeymoon or just some quality time with your partner by the beachside, then this Maldives beach is the place to be! It’s home to one of the most colorful, romantic and lively house reef in the Maldives. Soaked in romance, with an incredible house reef snorkeling, couples are bound to fall in love with this cozy island. An additional draw is clean and soft sandy beaches, all around a small round island whose shape in Maldivian standards is a rarity.
Things To Do: Snorkeling, diving, and spa are some of the recreational activities to indulge in, at this beach.
Veligandu Island Beaches
Housed at a small, yet cozy island in North Ari Atoll, Veligandu has got some beautiful beaches around. These are the best beaches in the Maldives that are not only a haven of peace but also quite cheaper in comparison to other island resorts with private beaches of the Maldives. Beautiful beaches which are known for their synonymity with peace.
With "adults only" policy, Veligandu, surrounded by a beautiful lagoon and a long stretch of white sandy beaches. A fine and beautiful beach runs down both sides of the island and, at the southern end, a good third is a broad sandbank, which is what ‘veligandu’ actually means in Dhivehi. Lined by loungers with thatched umbrellas, this is a serious sun tanner’s dream.
Things To Do: Enjoy snorkeling, swim in the crystal clear water, or take a romantic walk by the beach as the sun kisses the sky with a goodbye.
Cocoa Island Beaches
Situated around Cocoa Island, this famous beach in the Maldives are known for being too exotic. It is closely connected to Kandooma channel and Guraidhoo channel, letting you experience the beauty of the marine life. Make the most of your romantic getaway at one of the most famous beaches in the Maldives. The beauty of the surrounding seas is very overwhelming.
Things to do: Enjoy scuba diving, explore the marine life, or savor the beauty of nature while you spend some romantic time with your spouse.
Also, if you are planning to visit the Maldives beaches at night, think no more. Beaches like Reethi, Dusti Thani, Mirihi, etc. are quite famous here, because they glow in the dark, and it’s nothing but like a blissful fairy tale. It feels like the stars are meeting the sand, kissing the water, and there is nothing more romantic in the world, but to watch this happen. Experience this beauty by visiting either of the beaches preferably during the dry season. The beaches look phenomenal and the moment is captivating!
Take out your beachwear and get set go into packing and planning your trip to the Maldives. Although you can also do island hopping as it would be best to visit the best beaches of the Maldives in one go. For any queries, you can write to us at [email protected] and our travel experts will get back to you! Till then follow, explore and discover the Maldives on Instagram and Facebook.