With more than 1.5 million tourists a year, Maldives is world-renowned for being one of the top vacation spots in the world. Located in the Indian Ocean, Maldives is breathtakingly beautiful with pristine white beaches, sparkling blue-green water, a vibrant underwater world as well as some of the best water sports you can find. Whether you are looking for a relaxing honeymoon or an adventure of a lifetime, Maldives is the best place to be!

Take full advantage of the beauty and fun in these islands and explore some of the top water sports in Maldives:

Beginner-Friendly:

1. Kayaking

Why lay by the beach when you can enjoy a leisurely ride that is just as relaxing but ten times more colourful? Rent a kayak and paddle along the coastline at your own pace to experience the beauty of the clear water up close. To up the fun, race your way to a goalpost with your friends or family!

2. Banana Boat

If you are looking for something more exhilarating, try going on a banana boat! A must-try water sport in Maldives, especially if you are with a group and don’t mind some tumbling fun into the seawater. You will be pulled by a speedboat while strapped onto a banana-shaped large float, so be prepared to ride the waves while holding tightly to the strap!

3. Fun Tubing

Similar to a Banana Boat but less falling, enjoy a laid back ride across the clear water of Maldives in this inflatable tube that is pulled by a boat. If you want to feel more wind in your hair, just let the instructor know to speed up!

4. Snorkeling

Even if you can’t swim, snorkeling is an activity that everyone can enjoy. Explore the mysterious and colourful underwater life with just your mask and fins, and you will be amazed at how many different types of sea creatures and corals you will be able to spot. This is definitely one of the best water activities that you should not miss in Maldives!

5. Underwater Scooter/Walking

While snorkeling allows you to take a peek from the surface of the