A paradise in the middle of the Indian Ocean, Maldives has become a popular tourist attraction in the last few years. With white sand glistening on the seashore, water as blue as the morning sky, and the palm trees shadowing the beaches, Maldives is a heaven in disguise on earth. The calm and beauty of this place have made it popular among the couples, most of them who go there for honeymoon to have a romantic time by the beaches, but also for the family who are planning a getaway from the tedious routines of their lives to enjoy some family time together. If you are also planning to visit this paradise soon, we have curated a list of thing you might need for your trip to this beautiful Island, to make your travel easier and hassle-free.
Sunscreen: When you lay down on the beach, soaking in the sun, you won’t have to worry about tanning again. Pack a good SPF filled sunscreen along with you on your trip to make sure you can enjoy the sun all day long. Also, make sure it’s waterproof to avoid running out of it as soon as you decide to dive in the ocean.
Scarf: For all the women travellers, it’s a piece of nice advice to carry a scarf while visiting the Island. It will not only protect you from the harmful UV rays but will also make sure to keep your hair in place for all your beautiful pictures. Plus, being in an Islamic nation, it is always good to pay respect to the culture and keep oneself covered in public places.
Carry Light Clothes: While packing for the Maldives, make sure to load your suitcase with light and breezy clothes to avoid getting all sweaty in the sun. Swimsuits and rompers can be worn during the day, and Breezy dresses can be a perfect option for dinners by the sea. For men, long collared shirts to avoid being bitten by insects during the night can be a suitable option. During the day, don’t be afraid to lounge around in your shorts and swimsuits. Make sure you have overalls and scarves to cover when you venture out of your private beach.
Waterproof Bag: Waterproof bags or dry bags have become a necessity for people looking forward to a beach holiday. A good waterproof bag will help you keep all your stuff dry while you swim around in the ocean. It will also keep all your belongings safe and in one place.
Waterproof Camera: Having a waterproof camera while visiting the Maldives will give you a huge benefit. For all those Instagram worthy underwater pictures, a waterproof camera is a must.
Insect Repellent: While roaming around the beach after evening, make sure you have insect repellent on to avoid all the insect marks on your skin. There can be a few insects around the lush greenery of the island, and an insect repellent will make sure to protect you from it.
Sunglasses: Make sure to carry sun-protectant glasses for your trip to this luscious island. It will not only protect your eyes from the harmful rays of the sun but will also make sure to be a good setting for all your pictures.
Carry Light Footwear: Closed and bulky footwear might not be your best option while visiting the Maldives. Make sure to carry light and breathable footwear to accompany you while you explore the Island.
Hats: Carrying straw hats or sun caps might be a suitable choice. They’ll be a perfect prop for your pictures, and will also help you avoid tanning while you sunbathe on the ocean shore.
Towels: Most of the resorts provide basic toiletries and towel to their customers, but it will not be a bad idea to carry one of your own. It will help you dry yourself up after all the dives in the sea.
Waterproof Makeup: Make sure the makeup you carry is light and not too heavy, given the humid climate in the area will not be a good choice for a full face of makeup. Carry light everyday wear makeup to your trip to ensure you look good in your pictures while also being comfortable.
With this few items stacked up in your bag, you can make sure that your trip to this island will be a memorable one. The only thing you’ll have to worry about is leaving this place because you'll fall in love with it.