Nestled away in a corner of the Indian Ocean are the Maldives Islands, an archipelago with thousands of tiny islands arranged in a necklace like fashion. Most of these islands are uninhabited and some are only a few hundred meters across, while the larger islands are home to the native population and are the centre of industry and commerce. Among travelers the Maldives is popular because of its year round good weather and amazing beach resorts. Through out the years this country has created a brand for the ultimate beach destination with its many holiday resorts offering great accommodation and food, while allowing tourists to enjoy the golden beaches and the deep blue ocean.
There are many activities that a tourist may indulge in while on vacation. Water sports such as jet skiing, kayaking and water skiing are obvious choices. Another great option for travelers is to discover some of the many islands that are dotted around the ocean. Some of these islands are uninhabited and allow tourists the opportunity to enjoy an intimate experience with the natural beaches and landscape of the region. Of course is one is more interested in sampling the local culture the bigger islands should be explored.
Hulhumale Island is one such island that is popular among tourists and daily excursions are made here by ferry and by seaplane. Unlike many of the other islands that are natural coral reef formations, this island is an artificial one. It was created in 2004, by the Maldivian government to meet future demands for housing and industry.
Today the reclamation of the island is complete and a model town has been created. It comprises of housing estates, condominium towers, hospitals, schools and several beachfront properties that are popular among tourists. Being one of the busiest islands in the Maldives, Hulhumale can easily accessed by guests staying at any Maldives resort. This island is a great place to experience the culture of the country and witness how the average native lives. Thus, a visit here should be on the itinerary of every guest staying in a Maldives Island hotel such as Velassaru Maldives.