There is no better venue than the magical Maldive Islands to engage in the thrilling pursuits of water sports. With the essential ingredients of surf, sun and sand in plentiful proportions, the Maldives has in recent years made a name for itself as a premier destination for water sports. Whatever your energy level or preference, the Maldives assures a delightful experience with aqua sports.
Swimming and snorkelling may be the simplest of water sports, but they are no less enjoyable amidst the Maldives’ sapphire seas. Snorkelers will be able to obtain a glimpse of the vibrantly coloured coral formations to be found in the tropical seas, and the multitude of denizens of the deep to be found amongst them.
If you wish to venture further into the depths of the shimmering waters, a scuba diving session is the answer; the Maldives is renowned as one of the world’s exceptional diving sites. There are many diving schools in the Maldives which offer training and equipment for this always memorable activity.
Sailing is a well-established sport that has never lost popularity, with many water sport fans taking to the evergreen sport.
The rolling ocean waves beyond the coral lagoons offer a wonderful environment for surfers, and windsurfing is equally popular in the sea breezes of the Maldives. For the thrill seekers a multitude of water sports await. Speedboating offers thrills in a relatively secure manner, and there are many models on offer to suit the taste of the enthusiast. Jetskiing is a popular option, and powerful machines are available for the expert. If water-skiing is more to your taste, there are many sites in the Maldives which cater to this exciting pursuit.
There are many more somewhat unusual sporting activities for those who enjoy these adrenaline-inducing pastimes. Parasailing has become common in recent years, with a growing number of enthusiasts who will find themselves well-catered to in the Maldives. Catamaran rides are also growing in popularity as numerous aficionados have grown to relish this unusual sport. Other options on offer for the enthusiast include kite surfing, mono skiing, knee boarding and banana riding.
If you desire a more leisurely experience, you may opt for an excursion in a glass-bottomed boat, which will enable you to experience underwater life while remaining dry, or venture farther into the seas for a dolphin cruise. The avid big game fishing aficionado will be delighted with the spoils on offer in the Maldives.
For the traveller desiring to stay at a villa in Maldives an ideal choice would be Anantara, Kivavah. One of the excellent Maldives resorts this fine accommodation offers modern comforts in a lovely setting.