Tucked away far off in the Indian ocean surrounded by turquoise waters lies Maldives , an island that’s full of surprises. Apart from the sandy beaches and luxury resorts the island has more to offer. Water sports , beaches , luxury holiday resorts are the key highlights of Maldives.
Maldives has been also famous for Whale and Dolphin watching , ranked among the top five places on Earth for Whale and Dolphin watching excursions, Maldives is also home to over twenty species which amounts to almost quarter of the world’s population. Among them is the world’s largest animal the Blue Whale and the very acrobatic Spinner Dolphin. Among the many places to stay that Maldives has on offer one that stands out is PER AQUUM NIYAMA. Spreading across two islands the resort serves to a diverse clientele.
The Spinner Dolphins which are a common sighting in this part of the world , they have quite a predictable daily routine which makes it easier to engage in excursions to spot them. The Spinner Dolphins can be found in tens and thousands. During the night they feed offshore and come to the Atolls in the early morning hours and during the afternoons they make their way back to the open oceans.
A ride on a specialized safari boat is a great way to explore more species of Dolphins such as Bottlenose , Fraser , Rough- toothed Dolphins. This is a great way to catch a glimpse of some whales too. Some of the rarest species which could be seen in the Maldives but rarely in any other part of the world are the Dwarf sperm Whale , Tropical Bottlenose Whale. Given the diverse species , crystal clear warm waters Maldives undoubtedly is one of the best places for Dolphin and Whale watching.
Shehera Fioni is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Catalina Forbes. Her content is based on many thrilling escapades offered to travellers across the world.