These Facts About Maldives That Will Make You Want to Visit It

1. White Beaches

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The beaches of Maldives have white sand and not yellow. It is due to the fact that the sand on the beaches is made out of coralline, and not quartz, like other kinds of sand. This kind of sand is also very rare and constitutes just 5% of all the beaches in the world.

2. A Cloudy Haven

The weather in the Maldives is dominated by the two: winter northeastern monsoon (November to March) and the rainy southwestern summer monsoon season (June to August). Guess what? It is always rainy in the Maldives, that is what you get for being too close to the equator, I guess.

3. Safest By Popular Opinion

Now here’s an awesome fact about Maldives that will make you want to visit this beautiful island, in the international community, the Maldives is considered to be one of the safest tourist destinations in the world, due to all its islands being isolated from each other and at the same time, being small and manageable.

4.Islands and Atolls Everywhere

The Maldives has a total of 26 atolls and 1190 islands out of which almost 200 are inhabited and 110 are left purely for tourism and luxury purposes. So travelling via the ocean is quite a familiar feat in this nation.

5. Rich Species

The Maldives is a very diverse country when it comes to biological diversity. It hosts 5 of the 7 species of marine turtles in the world: the Olive Ridley turtles, the loggerhead, the leatherback, the green turtle and the hawksbill.

These facts about Maldives merely scratch the surface of what the true culture and heritage of this amazing island nation are, the rest you can only experience. This country spread over 298 sq. km and 1000 islands are not just one of the safest places to be, but also one of the most beautiful ones too.

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