From vibrant coral reefs teeming with colourful marine life to hidden island treasures, the Maldives promises a blend of excitement and enchantment for children seeking new and extraordinary experiences. Embark on a journey where every sun-kissed moment unfolds into a tale of discovery and joy, creating memories that will last a lifetime in this enchanting archipelago.

Build a few sandcastles

Slather on generous amounts of sunscreen, gather your sand bucket, spade, and beach hats, and venture to the shore with your little ones for a delightful sandcastle-building session. Although the majority of the ivory beaches consist mainly of coral fragments, crafting your sandy masterpiece might pose a slight challenge, so be sure to scout for a soft spot along the island’s shores.

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Snorkel along a reef

Ideal for children of any age (though always ensure they are accompanied and supervised by an adult), reef snorkelling stands out as a popular activity suitable for everyone. Don’t hesitate to request flippers from your resort, providing an effortless glide through the water, and snorkels if you haven’t brought your own. Your children are in for a delightful experience as they uncover the vibrant and colourful world thriving beneath the waves.

Diving lessons

An excellent option for older children, acquiring the skill of diving is a distinctive and valuable pursuit. Many resorts feature an on-site scuba diving school or instructor, guiding you through the fundamentals and helping you adapt to the experience of navigating the ocean floor. This activity is ideal for kids with a passion for swimming and an interest in discovering diverse marine life –  and is likely to be found within many choices of Maldives family resorts, such as the Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives.

Meals and Stargazing

Savour a satisfying meal at the restaurant before taking a leisurely stroll along the shores under the enchanting glow of the moon. While this experience can be exceptionally romantic when shared with your partner, take a moment to highlight the celestial spectacle of stars illuminating the night sky to your children. Challenge them to identify constellations, such as the iconic Orion the Hunter.