From a distance, the Maldives is already
attractive. The calm, clear blue sea welcomes anyone who approaches the small
island nation in southern India. Many say the Maldives is the best place for
honeymooners. But it doesn’t have to be a young couple who is obliged to go to
the country also known as the Maldives. You, even men today, can go there too. The
Maldives is not just a matter of beautiful beaches and comfortable resorts. The
underwater world can be a priority during the holidays because it is said to be
no less beautiful than the resorts and beaches in the country. For those of you
who want to dive and enjoy the beauty of the sea pieces of paradise in the
Indian Ocean, here are the best dive spots that can be chlorinated.
Gaafu Alifu Atoll
The Maldives is a favorite honeymoon destination for tourists from all over the world. Now, you and your partner can more easily reach the southern part of the Maldives with the new airport Kooddoo Airport. Who doesn’t know the Maldives? The islands in the Indian Ocean have 1,192 coral islands, rows of luxury resorts, to famous underwater restaurants. The Maldives is a paradise for beach lovers travelers. The seawater is clear blue and the beaches are extraordinarily beautiful. No wonder the Maldives is a favorite honeymoon spot. One of the resorts in the southern part of the Maldives is Raffles Maldives Resort. To reach this resort, tourists usually need almost 2 hours from Male International Airport. Now, via Koodoo Airport, the journey only takes less than 1 hour. Interested in honeymoon in the southern Maldives?
Usually, tourists who come prefer to stay in the northern part of the archipelago. Besides being close to Male International Airport, northern Maldives is also dominated by luxury resorts. There is a southern part of the Maldives that is no less beautiful. You could say, not much touched by humans. Now, Kooddoo Airport is located at Gaafu Alifu Atoll. The existence of this airport makes it easy for tourists to explore the southern part of the Maldives.
Previously, tourists had to travel long enough to get here. From Male International Airport tourists have to continue air travel for 1 hour, then sea travel by speedboat for 1 hour.
Now, there is a Maldivian airline that serves flights twice a day from Male International Airport to Kooddoo Airport. In total, this air trip only takes 45 minutes.
Ari Atoll is one of the best spots to meet pelagic and large-sized fish. You can meet with stingrays, hammerhead sharks, spotted sharks, to large reef fishes, including barracudas and batfish that always look red.
Vaavu Atoll is known for its depth and strong currents. You need to have a good diving experience before jumping into this atoll region. Once inside, be prepared to meet sharks hiding in the reef. Explore also Fotteyo Kandu, where there are coral caves to be explored and the opportunity to meet tuna, trevally, horned fish, to large groupers.
North Male Atoll
The third best place for diving in the Maldives is the North Male Atoll area or North Male Atoll. In this area, several points can be headed, such as Gaathugiri, aka Banana Reef, where the view of the rocks and caves under the sea is so charming. The residents, such as groupers, black snapper, stingrays, and sharks are also ready to be a good host for anyone who comes here.