10 Fun Things To Do in Maldives

10 Fun Things To Do in Maldives


It’s not just a relax-on-the-beach sort of holiday either; there are plenty of exciting things to do in the Maldives.

Here’s a compilation of what to do in the Maldives if you are indeed contemplating a vacation that’s not only relaxing, but fun and memorable at the same time. 

Our 10 Fun Things To Do in Maldives are sure to make you want to jump on the next plane there!


1. Diving

Diving in Maldives

Diving in Maldives

The Maldives has some of the best dive sites in the world. With a teeming sea life to experience, each resort on the archipelago also has its own PADI Dive Centers, Instructors and Certification. The instructors will teach you the basics in diving and be with you every step of the way.

Diving experience in Maldives

Diving experience in Maldives


It’s something to look forward to, with some resorts even offering video footage of your diving experience.

Maldives with kids

Maldives with kids


For children, there’s the Bubble Maker activity which is a basic version of diving in under 6 feet of water. Supervised by trained instructors, kids love this, as it’s something new and exciting for them to try out in safe conditions.

2. Luxury Yachting

Luxury Yachting Maldives

Luxury Yachting Maldives


A luxury vacation is always at your fingertips in the Maldives. And this is not just the luxury villas and resorts that we are talking about.

Luxury yacht - Maldives

Luxury yacht - Maldives


You can charter a luxury yacht for a sail on the seas sipping champagne, eating caviar and having your every whim attended to….It’s also a romantic way to watch the dolphins swim. Perfect!

3. Island-Hopping

Maldives - Local life

Maldives - Local life


This is a great way to discover and be adventurous. While some islands in the Maldives are uninhabited, others comprise a small population of local people.

Local culture - Maldives

Local culture - Maldives


You can visit both on Island-Hopping expeditions, enjoying picnics on deserted islands and meeting the local people on inhabited ones and seeing the local culture firsthand for some great memories. A visit to Malé, the Capital, will also afford you some great opportunities to visit historic sites and do some shopping.

4. Spa-it

Spa in Maldives

Spa in Maldives


If you don’t want to do anything much, just opt for a spa day-or week at a resort where you will be pampered to perfection using the best of ingredients to ensure a healthy mind and body.

Coco Spa Maldives

Coco Spa Maldives


The various resorts specialize in various therapies from Balinese to Ayurveda and more, so this is something definitely worth trying out, either by yourself or with a loved one.

5. Cinema under the stars

Cinema under the stars

Cinema under the stars


What’s more romantic than some time on the beach with your better half? Take it up a notch and try a movie on the beach under a canopy of stars. Enjoy some tasty snacks and drinks while you snuggle up to each other as you indulge in a great movie….

6. Party-on

Party in Maldives

Party in Maldives


Maldives knows how to party! Have a super time at a beach barbeque with DJ music, or visit a club available at some resorts where you can boogie the night away! Tourists can also order the beverages of their choice to make the night that much better….

7. Night Fishing

Night Fishing Maldives

Night Fishing Maldives


Ask the resort you are staying at to organise a Night Fishing experience for you where you can fish under the night sky using hand lines and raw fish as bait.

Night Fishing Maldives

Night Fishing Maldives


Then to top it all off, have your catch cooked for your meal!

8. Feeding giant stingrays!

Feeding stingrays in Maldives

Feeding stingrays in Maldives


Yes, it’s all about the unusual in the Maldives. Some resorts have regular feeding times for giant stingrays near the pier. It’s fun to see these huge animals gather at the prescribed time every day as they have begun to expect this regular meal.

9. Relax!

What to do in Maldives

What to do in Maldives


Grab your favorite book or sunglasses and just get into a hammock in the sea to lull yourself to tranquility amidst the peaceful waves.

Things to do in Maldives

Things to do in Maldives


Don’t forget your sunscreen!

10. Cuisine Adventure

Maldives cooking

Maldives cooking


It’s pretty much guaranteed that all resorts in the Maldives have a variety of restaurants that offer different types of cuisine from Western, Maldivian, Mediterranean to Japanese and more. Try all of them! Take a gastronomical journey that will uncover for you a whole new world of taste. Many resorts also have their own wine cellar as well, so choose from among the best, to wash it all down!

Holiday to Maldives

Holiday to Maldives


Your Holidays to Maldives are incomplete without trying all or most of the above. Make it a vacation to remember!

By OV Holidays
On March 21, 2016

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