A chain of 26 coral atolls, just south of India, is where you’ll find nearly 1,200 small islands where about 200 are inhabited. It might surprise you to know that there are no rivers or hills in the Maldives, the flattest country on earth, however, there’s rich marine life. On a clear day, you can stick your face in the water, snorkeling around the coral reefs, and most certainly spot a diversity of sea animals. And, with pure white sand made of coralline, rather than quartz, it’s easy to see why this country is considered to be one of the most beautiful beach destinations on the planet.
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