Spectacular sunsets, golden beaches, palm fronds swaying in the breeze, aquamarine waters, glorious sunshine; a tropical island vacation can be all that and more. So, if you are looking for tips on choosing a destination, here are a few options for you to check out.
Situated in the Indian Ocean, southwest of India and Sri Lanka, the Maldives comprises a group of islands. Regarded as the flattest islands on the planet with less than 10 percent of the whole area being land, only 200 of its 1192 islands are inhabited. Out of these, 87 are owned by private resorts.
Apart from exploring the beach and relaxing , you can visit Male, capital of the Maldives and check out the city mosque and local market for their lifestyle flavor. You can rent a 'Dhoni', a traditional fishing boat, and go around the island, or get an aerial view via a helicopter tour. Night fishing and diving are some of the other things you can do here.
With Carriacou, the smaller of the two being even more so. Here you will experience incredibly beautiful beaches, marvelous waterfalls, and fabulous natural beauty, along with activities like diving and snorkeling. It has great places to peel off all the hassles of everyday life and soak up the divine sunshine.
In addition, you can also enjoy watching the endangered sea turtles making their way to their nesting sites located in a wildlife sanctuary, watching a waterfall thundering down into a tranquil mountain pool, and exploring a whaling boat belonging to the 19-century.