Pristine beaches with velvet sand, coral reefs rich with kaleidoscopic creatures and friendly locals all greet visitors looking for the best things to do in the Maldives. Alive with culture and tradition, this tropical nation in the Indian Ocean comprises approximately 1,200 islands, grouped into atolls. Here, adventure-lovers can swim with whale sharks, parasail across the islands or surf the powerful Huvadhoo Atoll waves. Meanwhile, breathtaking underwater restaurants and spa hotel retreats await those seeking indulgence.
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