For the Maldives, tourism has become the largest and the most booming economic activity in the Maldives. The sector today accounts for the largest proportion of its GDP, by a single industry. This has only been possible due to it’s natural beauty- white sandy beaches, blue seas and breathtaking underwater scenery.
For many tourists visiting the destination, one of the most popular activities is snorkeling and diving. This has recently gained much popularity with many guesthouses located in inhabited islands offering the service for tourists .
A video recently posted by “Shadow Palm Maldives” guesthouse in Maafushi has on its Instagram account has been going viral. A tourist was seen lying on the sea while a school of sharks were peacefully swimming around him.
Since being uploaded, the video has gone viral with it even being published on the websites of many international media outlets.
The Instagram account of the guesthouse is definitely a treat for the eyes, particularly for marine enthusiasts. It has a number of videos showing various magnificent sea creatures such as Manta Rays and dolphins.