Best beaches in the Maldives – White Sands and turquoise blue oceans!

The Archipelago of Maldives is home to over 1,200 islands and is a tropical tourist destination drawing thousands of visitors annually to enjoy its pristine beaches, blue waters and luxurious resorts.

Reethi Beach | Image Credit: <a href="">Michael Hobi</a>, <a href="">Reethi Beach Maldives</a>, <a href="" rel="license">CC BY-SA 3.0</a>

Reethi Beach | Image Credit: Michael Hobi, Reethi Beach Maldives, CC BY-SA 3.0

Hulhumalé beach

Located on Kaafu Atoll, (south of North Male Atoll), this reclaimed island is 02 km from Velana International Airport. Hulhumale is only 10 minutes by road from Hulhule. The beach is of pristine white sand and the waters crystal blue providing a paradise for it visitors to indulge in.

Dhigurah beach

This secluded beach ends with a sand spit and much of the island is covered with natural vegetation. Manta rays can be spotted in the lagoon all year round and this is an ideal place to dive with whale sharks.

Reethi beach

Situated on the tiny Baa Atoll, the Reethi beach offers tranquillity for all who visit here. You can reach the beach by boat or by a scenic flight from the capital which will take you around 35 minutes. You can also reach here by a speedboat if you are stationed at any of the Maldives luxury resorts the likes of Adaaran Prestige Vadoo which is located right next to the islands.

Mirihi Island

Mirihi Island is small but has splendid palm-fringed beaches of powder soft sand and a vibrant reef teeming with aquatic plants and life. All modern amenities are available and Mirihi is ideal for diving and snorkelling. The seas surrounding the islands are home to bioluminescent planktons which make waves glow in the dark.

Caleb Falcon is a travel writer who specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers. Google+

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