Maldives, a paradise on Earth has exceptional natural beauty and calmness to present its tourists with. Maldives is a cluster of more than two thousands of small coral islands lying beautifully on the Indian Ocean. Its shimmering white beaches with turquoise lagoons around them along with palm trees here and there under clear blue sky create as setting that is perfect for each and every one to spend few special days of your lives. From honeymoon to family tour to an adventure trip to a business trip, Maldives has something to offer for all kinds of holidaying. Along with breath taking scenic beauty, mesmerising coral gardens flourishing beautifully beneath the Indian Ocean, Maldivian Island also presents its guest with excitement and adventure of various kinds of water and land sports. Water sports are especially popular amongst tourists because of the favourable conditions like high visibility of the water along with moderate temperature. The visibility of the water is up to 15 - 40 metres (50 - 130 feet).
The temperature of the water is usually 24°C (75°F) in February and July to 27°C (81°F) in April, May and September and mostly warm throughout the year. Some of the most common water sports are water skiing, jet skiing, snorkelling, scuba diving, fishing, surfing, dolphin and whale watching. Maldives also boasts of rich flora and fauna as well which includes almost 70 different species of colourful coral reefs and more than 700 species of fishes and other aqua creatures. Some of the water sports allows you to have a closer look at the exotic creatures like Napoleon wrasse, parrotfish, snappers, barracudas, jacks, sweetlips, hammerheads, grey reef sharks, white tip reef sharks, eagle rays, manta rays, turtles, frogfish, triggerfish, surgeonfish, trevallies, etc.
However, if you heights excite you and if you are interested in having a look at the overall beauty of the island at a single glance, sport of parasailing is for you. Parasailing presents tourists with an excellent opportunity to explore the Maldives archipelago. In this sport, you fly in the air with a parachute which is being pulled by a high-speed boat/ a speed boat. While flying above the ocean water you get a complete picture of the attractive atolls, intricately designed resorts and hotels and serene beaches surrounded by turquoise lagoons and blue vast ocean. Parasailing offers you with a refreshing experience to have an overview of the island and its mesmerising natural settings.
Most of the resort and hotels offers enough facilities for the sports along with proper guidance. You are advised to wear a lifejacket as you are most likely to get in touch of water before and after lift-off. The trained professionals appointed by the resort take care of your safety in the best way possible and make sure that you are guided in the right way and equipped with all the necessary information. And if you want, you can also have a professional accompany you for the sport. The sport is one of the most popular sports amongst tourists and one of the most exciting.