Two islands in the Maldives have been named amongst the best beaches in the world.
Dhigurah island and Fulhadhoo Beach were named amongst The World’s 50 Best Beaches by FlightNetwork.
The 2 Maldives World’s Best Beaches are voted by 600+ globe’s top travel experts
The hot list of the world’ 50 best beaches were administered and categorized by their in-house team of travel professionals after being consulted with some 600+ globe’s top travel experts, including journalists, editors, bloggers and agencies who voted according to their opinions and experiences.
Fulhadhoo Maldives World’s Best Beach number 22
Fulhadhoo’s beach was ranked at No. 22.
FlightNetwork described Fulhadhoo Beach as “sitting on a little-known piece of paradise lost in the azure waters of the Indian Ocean. This snow-white sand beach is surrounded by far more coconut palms than people”.
An inhabited island, Fulhadhoo is located in the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of Baa atoll. A local village of some 250 people lies on the eastern part of the island, while the rest features a sort of a primeval landscape with palm trees, turquoise lagoons and snow-white sandy beaches.With a few guesthouses offering travelers affordable accommodation options, Fulhadhoo is a great place for those who love snorkeling and free diving.
Dhigurah Island World’s Best Beach number 34
As for Dhigurah Island beach, which is ranked at 34, FlightNetwork said: “With two-thirds of the island covered in lush green Maldivian forest and never-ending silky-smooth sand, you’ll feel like you’re starring in your very own castaway movie.
Dhigurah is located in South Ari Atoll, about 20 minutes by domestic flight from the main airport. With more than 3 kms of natural white sandy beach, it is considered as one of the most beautiful inhabited islands in the Maldives.
With a population of about 600, Dhigurah has all the necessary facilities for human habitation, including a school, medical centre and a harbour.
Dhigurah is close to some of the most famous diving spots in the archipelago such as Kuda Rah Thila, Manta Point and Reethi Thila. Guests staying in one of the guesthouses on the island can also get easy access to whale-shark watching locations in the South Ari Atoll.
The Maldives is known world over for its unique natural beauty, especially for its powder soft white sand beaches, turquoise waters surrounding the islands and palm trees. Over a million tourists visit these islands every year for once-in-a-lifetime experiences.
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