The Republic of Maldives, which is located southwest of Sri Langka and India, is an archipelago of 1,192 coral islands, which are grouped into 26 coral atolls in the Indian Ocean. Out of all those islands, only 200 of them are inhabited, with over 80 of those islands comprise of tourist resorts. These islands are surrounded by reef structure, and houses the most exclusive and amazing underwater life.
Comprising mainly of Sunny Muslim, Maldivians have a little bit of a mixed culture from the South Indian, Sinhalese, and Arab Influence. Having said that, alcohol, pork, drugs and public observance of non-Muslim religions are banned on the inhabited islands.
For those who would like to escape the hustle and bustle of the city life, Maldives is an excellent choice of a holiday destination. With its white-sand beach and spectacular underwater world, it is no wonder Maldives is also knows as nature’s sunken garden. The following would be your travel guide and itinerary for 5days/ 4 nights on the beautiful resort of Bandos, Maldives.
DAY 1: ARRIVAL & CHECK-IN TO THE HOTEL
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You would be scheduled to arrive at the Male’ Airport around 2000 hours. Upon arrival, you would be boarding a shuttle to the Hulhule Hotel or similar class rating hotel for an overnight stay. You are free to enjoy the hotel amenities for the night.
DAY 2: CHECK-OUT OF THE HOTEL – BANDOS, MALDIVES RESORT
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After having a scrumptious breakfast, be prepared to check out of the hotel. The hotel shuttle bus would be ready to take you to the airport jetty. Here, you would be transferred to the Bandos Maldives Resort via one of their speedboats. Upon arrival, check-in for your stay and feel free to explore the mesmerizing islands of Maldives all on your own.
DAY 3 & 4: FREE AND EASY
TOP THINGS TO DO IN AND AROUND THE ISLAND OF BANDOS, MALDIVES.
With the wind breezing through your hair and the sound of waves emanating from the sea, this island is a perfect escape from the stressful living of city life. Whether it’s a romantic getaway or an escape with your friends or family, this place is truly a sight to feast to both your eyes and acts as a balm to your soul to heal.
BEACH AND WATER ACTIVITIES
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Being an island and the home to an amazing underwater reef structure, one must definitely try out all of the typical beach and water activities that comes with an island holiday. Below is a few types of activities that you could try out.
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Whether you are a good swimmer or not, the sight of the beautiful reef structure located under the island of Maldives is definitely not to be missed. One easy way to do this is by snorkeling. Snorkeling is the perfect way to enjoy the diverse marine life with colorful fishes swimming around you. If you consider yourself a strong swimmer, make sure that you go for the reef snorkeling, which takes place directly from the boat.
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Bandos also houses one of the longest established dive center in the country. With the help of professional staffs, you would be participating and experiencing the beautiful underwater gardens, colorful fishes and the magnificent underwater life in total safety.
BUM AROUND THE BEACH
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With its pearly white sand and azure blue sea water, spending a perfect day on the sand bank with your loved ones is not such a bad idea. You could soak up all the sun and enjoy the services and amenities provided by the hotel staffs themselves. You could also take part on the many water sport activities that are offered such as water skiing, parasailing, banana boat riding, wake board, knee board, fun tubes and canoeing.
DAY 5: CHECKOUT OF HOTEL – KLIA 2 AIRPORT
After your breakfast, you would be transferred by a speed boat to Male’ jetty to board your return flight home to Malaysia.
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