Top 5 night-time things to do on a luxury trip to the MaldivesWith year-round sunshine and white-sand beaches, the Maldives tops the list of the UK’s favourite luxury destinations. In addition to the wealth of day-time excursions and activities, the Maldives also promises its visitors an equally fascinating nightlife and Visit Maldives have hand-picked their top five night-time activities for British travellers looking for romance or adventure under moonlit skies.
Guests at Park Hyatt Hadahaa can treat themselves to a range of activities including a one-hour, night-time snorkelling experience or a star-lit cruise journey onboard a traditional Dhoni, discovering the Maldivian skies’ constellations. Visitors looking to catch some nocturnal fish Maldivian style can try a night fishing adventure at Conrad Maldives Rangali, while holidaymakers looking for a relaxing evening can enjoy private cinema screenings on the beach at Coco Bodu Hithi. For those staying at NIYAMA, Maldives, the resort’s underwater club, Subsix, is offering a range of sub-aquatic meals, parties and DJ nights.
Below are further details on the top five night-time activities in the Maldives:
Night-Time Snorkelling Tour at Park Hyatt Hadahaa
Taking advantage of its location in one of the deepest atolls in the world, North Huvadhoo, Park Hyatt Hadahaa is home to a pristine 360-degree house reef. After dark guests can take a closer look at the night-time reef on a guided snorkelling tour and swim amongst turtles, lionfish, eagle rays, lobster and starfish while experiencing the famous bioluminescent plankton. The one-hour Night Snorkelling tour starts at 7:30pm and costs from £51 ($80) per person.
Night-Time Fishing at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island
For those looking for an active night-time experience, Conrad Maldives Rangali Island offers guests a night fishing adventure. Night fishing is one of the most famous types of fishing in the Maldives where guests can catch snappers, emperors, barracuda, squirrel fish and jacks. Conrad Maldives Rangali Island offers night fishing excursions on Friday nights from 20:00 – 22:00. Prices start from £51 ($80) per person.
Cinema Under the Maldivian Sky at Coco Bodu Hithi
Surrounded by white sands, guests at the Coco Bodu Hithi can settle down to a big-screen cinema experience on the beach. After dinner guests can stroll along the beach to a private cinema where they can choose from a movie menu with popcorn and sparkling wine on the side, and indulge in a night of Hollywood film screenings at one of the world’s most romantic settings. Prices start from £84 ($130) per couple.
Starlit Dhoni Cruises at Park Hyatt Hadahaa
Couples staying at Park Hyatt Hadahaa will set off on a beautiful journey onboard a traditional Dhoni. With champagne and canapés guests will witness the clear skies of the Maldives discovering each and every constellation, including stars and planets with the help of a team of astronomic experts. The one-hour Starlit Cruise starts at 8.00pm and costs from £223 ($350) per couple.
Underwater Clubbing at Subsix, NIYAMA, Maldives
At NIYAMA guests will dance six metres below sea level, while watching reef sharks through floor-to-ceiling windows. The world’s first underwater club has recently undergone a renovation and has now added activities such as sub-aquatic lunches, gourmet dinners, weddings, hosted events, wine tastings, a weekly Glow Party and DJ nights carrying on the tradition of its birth as a pioneer-of-the-deep club.