Maldives "The Sunny Side Of Life"
The Maldives are known as “the tropical paradise” for its beauty. Ever wondered how can an island be as heavenly as the Maldives? The Magical Natural Beauty of Maldives is truly mesmerizing. Regarded as one of the world’s best beaches, it is a haven for honeymooners, beach bums and divers. Maldives comprises of 1192 Coral Islands and 26 Atolls. 188 islands are inhabited including 106 being standalone luxury resorts. This small island nation isn’t so small after all ! With 99% sea and 1% land – a length of 871 Km having an area of 90,000 sq km with only 298 sq km being land – the archipelago of the island nation is located in the Indian Ocean. Maldives holds a place in the Guinness World Records as being the lowest and flattest country in the world with a maximum elevation above sea level of 2.4 metres. The Island nation created history in having the world’s first `underwater cabinet meeting’ few years back to highlight the threat of global warming. Well, that’s making quite a splash !! Just say “Maldives” and you can’t help but picture overwater bungalows, pristine waters, crystalline white beaches, swaying palms, rich coral reefs and the most diverse and colourful marine life. The world’s biggest fish, the Whale Shark has made Maldives its refuge. The islands are, in a word, idyllic – paradise on earth. Every island looks like a piece of art! Irresistible natural attractions makes this small country a much sought after tourist destination. Home to just over half a million people, the Maldives has its own unique culture, traditions and cuisine shaped by the island environment and the seas that surround it. The `sunny side to life’ has a lot of magical and breathtaking tourist places to cherish and live to the fullest with loved ones. The Maldives offers tourists an experience like no other and is a perfect vacation home for Honeymooners, families, solo travelers and groups. Maldives has some of the best hotels and resorts in the world and Tourists come from all over the world to relax and rejuvenate.