The Maldives is a dream getaway in the travel list of every travel enthusiast. If you are planning to board a flight to the beautiful tropical island of the Maldives, make sure to pack these essentials. The first thing one should keep in mind is to avoid carrying tobacco products, alcohol, pork, and any religious books. Except these, carry these following essentials to enjoy the beach vacay comfortably.
Since the Maldives is a tropical nation, exposure to the harsh sun rays can make your skin dull without proper care. So, a premium quality sunscreen is a must-have item to pack in the trolley. Apply sunscreen and relax on the beaches or enjoy any adventurous water activities.
2. Sun Hat
Carry those round big sun hats to protect from the harmful sun rays. These hats not only give protection from sun rays but also look stylish and offer a beach-ready vibe.
3. Sun Glass
Carry at least a pair of sunglasses to wander around this tropical island comfortably.
4. Wet Bags
Wet bags will come in need to carry the wet towels, clothes and muddy flip-flops back to the resort after water activities.
Women visitors can pack couples of swimsuits and bikinis to wear on the beaches. Men also can carry a few pairs of swimming trunks and shorts to wear on the beach or during water activities.
Kaftans will become the ultimate clothes to wear on the beach. It is like an all-arounder piece of cloth. Wear them on their own or use them as bikini cover-ups or even as a light summer dress.
7. Summer Dresses
Pick light, breathable summer dresses that you can wear in the Maldives. Men can pack light-coloured t-shirts and half-sleeved shirts to enjoy on the beach without feeling uncomfortable in the hot weather.
8. Special Clothes For Male’ City and Local Islands
As the Maldives is a Muslim nation, so, the visitors must regard their traditional cultures and beliefs. Pack some dresses that cover knees and shoulders. The dresses should not have deep neck cuts. Also, pack a few scarves to cover yourself. Men can pack casual pants and t-shirts.
Add on to your luggage only flip-flops, sandals and dive shoes.
10. Body Cream/ Lotion
Who would want to peel off their skin after enjoying a long day on the beach? So, bring a good body lotion or cream to avoid the skin flakes.
11. Waterproof Camera
A waterproof camera is a must-have to capture the scenic beauty of underwater in the Maldives. Make sure you pack a camera that works underwater as people often opt for various water sports when visiting the Maldives. Though many islands and resorts sell waterproof cameras, still packing one’s own always comes handy.
Apart from these travel essentials, those who have a budget should carry their own snorkeling, or surfing gear to avoid the rent fees. Also, make sure to bring surf wax, tropical friendly dress, swimsuits, personal products, and medical kit.