Exploring the Enchantment

An archipelago scattered across the Indian Ocean waters, the Maldives is a destination loved by many, renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty and marine life. The possibilities for things to do in Maldives are endless, as beyond its pristine beaches and luxurious resorts lies a mesmerizing underwater world waiting to be explored. Here are some extraordinary experiences that await those who venture beneath the surface.

Dive into the Depths

The Maldives boasts some of the world’s most stunning dive sites. Its world-famous vibrant coral gardens teeming with colourful marine life create an underwater landscape that is nothing short of spectacular. Divers of all levels can partake in a diving adventure, with some sites recommended for certified swimmers and others available for any to explore.

Snorkel Amongst Splendor

For a more leisurely underwater adventure, snorkelling offers a glimpse into the Maldives’ marine wonders. Crystal-clear lagoons abound with an array of tropical fish, providing snorkellers with an up-close encounter with the vibrant biodiversity of the reef ecosystem. Explore turtle habitats underwater off the shores of Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas, or glide past coral varying in all shapes and colours.

Image via Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas

Embark on a Submarine Expedition

A truly unforgettable experience, embark on a submarine expedition to explore the depths of the Maldives’ underwater realm. Witness firsthand the captivating marine life and enchanting coral formations from the comfort of a state-of-the-art submersible.

Surf the World-Famous Maldivian Waves

Charter a boat to the Northern and Central atolls to catch some of the best waves for surfing in the region. With large swells in July and August, the Maldives offers the ideal conditions for surfing enthusiasts to explore the waters surrounding the islands.

Stay Dry and Observe Families of Dolphins 

Despite the plethora of underwater activities available, discovering Maldivian marine life is not limited to exploring beneath the surface. Catch a glimpse of the dolphins that call Baa Atoll home, with spinner dolphins circling boats and leaping at great speed across the cerulean waves.