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05 Maldives Islands to Explore with Maldivian Airlines!

There's more to Maldives than just resorts, here are some of the top destinations to explore in the Maldives via Maldivian Airlines.

For a lot of travellers, exploring the Maldives starts and ends at resorts. Although the Maldives resorts are iconic on their own, there is a lot more that this country has to offer. One of the best ways to delve into the Maldives and its culture is to book a trip to an island. Over the past few years, local Maldivian islands have become a major hit, especially among budget travellers. The best way to explore the Maldives? Just book a ticket on Maldivian Airlines to one of the following destinations!

Fuvahmulah City

Located just an hour away by domestic flight, Fuvahmulah City is one of the hidden gems of the Maldives. In addition to being a great spot-to-spot tiger shark, Fuvahmulah is also a unique destination to learn about Maldivian culture. Over the past few years, Fuvahmulah has become popular among travellers due to its scenic beauty and underwater exploration.

There is also an abundance of unique activities you can explore while in Fuvahmulah City. Some of the must-do activities in Fuvahmulah include:

  • Visiting Bandaara Kilhi- This beautiful natural lake in Fuvahmulah is an extremely photogenic spot filled with vegetation and fish.
  • Mud baths at Koda Kilhi- If you have not seen it on Instagram already, look it up now! The Koda Kilhi is a natural mud bath that will take your worries away. If you are looking for an amazing spa day, this mud bath has healing properties and minerals. The best part is that it’s free.
  • Diving- Fuvahumulah has one of the best diving spots, especially if you’re looking to spot tiger sharks. The Fuvahmulah tiger shark spot guarantees tiger shark spotting all year round. So, if you book this excursion while on the island, you will surely get your money’s worth.

In addition to this, travellers also love going to the pebble beach ‘Thundi’ for amazing beach days and exploring the ancient Buddhist ruins on the island. If you’re looking to book tickets to Fuvahmulah via Maldivian Airlines, here are some of the best rates right now.

Addu City

One of the best ways to island hop in the southern parts of the Maldives is to take a flight to Fuvahmulah City via Maldivian Airlines and take a speed boat to Addu City. This way, you can explore two beautiful destinations in one go. One of the most unique aspects of this City or Atoll is that you can explore multiple little islands during your trip. You can choose to explore a few of the 24 natural islands or just explore the western side of the Atoll by the link. Through this link road travellers can explore the islands of Hithadhoo, Maradhoo, Maradhoofeydhoo, Feydhoo, and Gan.

In addition to exploring the Addu nature park, travellers also like to partake in a variety of watersports and underwater activities. In addition to scuba diving, Addu City offers a variety of watersports for travellers to explore. For some historical exploration, travellers can also visit the island of Meedhoo. Here, travellers can see traces of settlements as far as 2000 BCE. Additionally, travellers can also explore the British Royal Air Force (RAF) base in Addu City Gan island. If you’re only looking to explore Addu City, Maldivian Airlines also offers amazing rates for direct flights to the city!


If you’re looking for a northern island with beautiful beaches, crystal clear waters and amazing marine life, Hanimaadhoo Island is the place to go. Over the years, Hanimaadhoo has become quite popular among tourists who are looking to relax, scuba dive as well as snorkel.

In addition to being the largest island in Haa Alif Atoll, Hanimaadho is also easily accessible as the island has its own airport. Hanimaadhoo is mostly an island for breach lovers, There are three different beaches to explore on the island: Hanimaadhoo Beach, Utheemu Beach, and Kuredu Beach. Additionally, travellers can also explore night fishing as well as scuba diving while on this island.

With the most recent updates by Maldivian Airlines, guests can now get connecting flights between Hanimaadhoo International Airport and Trivandrum as well. This means that travellers between India and northern Maldives can easily access both destinations for the perfect holiday.


Maldivian Airlines also connects you to the beautiful island of Dharavandhoo, located in Baa Atoll. This is a bucket list destination for ocean lovers, as Baa Atoll is known to be home to some of the most breathtaking underwater life in the Maldives. As Dharavandhoo has its own airport, the island is somewhat divided into two parts- the Dharavandhoo Airport and the island. With a small population and a beautiful beach, Dharavandhoo is a quiet getaway spot. One of the most unique aspects of this island is the beautiful crystal clear waters that surround the island known as Dharavandhoo Thila and Hanifaru Bay.

Although it’s a small island, Dharavandhoo has an expansive bikini beach with sunbeds, hammocks, swings, and umbrellas! Some of the must-do activities while in Dharavandhoo include:

  • A day at the bikini beach
  • Exploring Hanifaru Bay
  • Visiting the nearby sandbank
  • Night fishing
  • Snorkelling & scuba diving


Kulhudhuffushi is a beautiful island located in the north of the Maldives. Due to its unique and beautiful mangroves, Kulhudhuffushi is known as the heart of the north. This vibrant island is perfect for travellers who are seeking rich Maldivian culture and lush mangroves. This small island is perfect for a day trip, making it the perfect island for an island-hopping experience in Maldives.

Just like any other island in the Maldives, Kulhudhuffushi is also a beautiful spot for diving or snorkelling to observe the beautiful marine life of the Maldives. If you’re lucky you will also come across some baby sharks during your expedition. The unique aspect of Kulhudhuffushi, however, is the many mangrove forests, which the island is named after.

If you’re looking for a nature-based getaway, hop on the next Maldivian Airlines flight to explore Kulhudhuffushi!

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Siyam World Hosts Summer Football Camp With Spanish Goalkeeper Star Player José Manuel Pepe Reina Páez

Get ready to kick it up a notch as Siyam World Maldives gears up for an epic summer football camp. This camp is hosted by none other than Spanish football sensation, José Manuel “Pepe” Reina Páez. Guests can join in on the fun from June 23rd to 26th, 2024. Building on its tradition of hosting world-class football camps and following the success of its spring series featuring international legends and star players, this event promises to be a highlight of the summer.

Pepe Reina is set to bring his A-game to Siyam World for an unforgettable football experience. The trill can be experienced at its premier sports complex and full-size soccer pitch – The World Sports Arena. The three-day summer football camp in June runs from 16:30 – 18:00 hrs. This camp also offers participants the chance to receive personalized coaching from the star goalkeeper himself. Along with a series of skill-building drills, friendly matches, and fun football-related activities, this camp is designed to inspire and excite football enthusiasts of all ages. Dressed in their personalized Rascal training kits, young players aged from five to 12 will seize the perfect opportunity to refine all aspects of their game. This includes everything from tactics to technical skills. This unique experience promises to enhance their abilities and provide memories that will last a lifetime.

José Manuel “Pepe” Reina Páez is a Spanish professional footballer renowned for his exceptional skills as a goalkeeper. He is also known for his dedication to nurturing young talent. With a career spanning La Liga and beyond, Pepe Reina brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the game.

Our goal is to inspire our young guests to dream big. Seeing a legend or a star player in person can help these youngsters realize that making their dreams a reality is possible, says Ausy Waseem – Resort Manager at Siyam World.

Legendary Line-Ups at Siyam World

But that’s not all! Siyam World is no stranger to hosting football legends and star players. Earlier this year, the resort scored big with a legendary line-up featuring Wayne Bridge, Adrian San Miguel Castillo, Francesco Totti, and Michael Owen.  These stars led unforgettable spring football camps. Guests had the chance to hone their skills on our impressive sports complex and soccer pitch at The World Sports Arena. With this, guests were able to soak up world-class coaching and immersive experiences as well. 

Furthermore, Siyam World has also had the pleasure of hosting several other football legends and star players recently. This includes players such as EstebanCuchu” Cambiasso, Carlos Puyol, Marco Materazzi, and Robert Pirès. Joining them were players like Harvey Elliott, Kostas Tsimikas, Juan Sebastián Verón, Roberto Pires, Eric Abidal, Nicola Ventola, Bobo Vieri, and Jay Jay Okocha.

Now, it’s time to keep the momentum going with “Pepe Reina” leading the charge. Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to train with one of football’s greatest. And now, you can do that at one of the most beautiful locations in the world!

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