Sea of Stars on Vaadhoo Island is one of the inhabited islands of Raa Atoll, Maldives. This place is incredible. The marine bioluminescence is generated by phytoplankton known as dinoflagellates.
You have already seen that Vaadhoo island is famous for the “sea of stars,” making the place fabulous. The island is 437.12 km (272 mi; 236 mi) south of the country’s capital, Malé.
Interesting Facts about Sea of Stars!
- This fantastic neon blue appearance may seem to be caused by an alien life form splashing up on a beach, yet it is a fully natural phenomenon.
- It captures a naturally occurring chemical reaction known as bioluminescence when oxygen disturbs a microorganism in water.
- The Mesmerizing Sparkling water of Maldives looks like a mirror that reproduces the sparkling stars above. But the secret is phytoplankton – the marine microbes – are bioluminescent and emanate the blue glow.
- A side effect of red tide, which blooms in large numbers and causes whole beaches to become crimson and murky during the day, is the illumination at night.
- Some of the most spectacular photographs have been captured from one location, Vaadhoo island, the Maldives, nick-named the sea of stars.
The famous group of islands is known for being a heaven on Earth. Thanks to its brilliant blue beauty, the Maldives’ sparkling water has been called the ‘Sea of stars.’ Even though it seems as if an extraterrestrial life-form has washed up on a beach, the startling neon blue color is really caused by a naturally occurring phenomenon.