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What You Should Know More About Maldives

  • About the destination

    Stunning white sand beaches, unparalleled luxury and incredible underworld world, make the Maldives a conspicuous choice for a holiday of a lifetime. Undeniably, the Maldives is home to some of the best beaches from the world. These are on almost each one of the country’s 1200 islands is so persistently splendid that it is simply impossible to be nonchalant from them. Though some beaches flaunt softer granules than the others, the principal fact remains the same – you’ll spot dazzling emerald azure water and whiter than white powder sand here that is unattainable elsewhere. This very fact is bellyful to lure over a million tourists every year to this remote, tiny and fairly lesser known paradise of Indian Ocean.     

    Every guesthouse, resort or stay located in Maldives is its own independent island. Given the fact there is 100 to make a choice, it gets hard to pick which one to stay. On the brighter side, the most exquisite hotel brands tussle with each other to acquire superior heights of luxury from private lap pools and personal butlers to pillow menus and in-room massages. There’s no element of surprise to find that honeymooners and those seeking a glamorous tropical getaway flock to Maldives in large numbers and for other’s Maldives always remains on the top of the wish list.  


  • Travel Advice

    • Avoid sunburns here. Do apply a sunscreen whenever you are on the beach. Carry with you sunglasses on the beach.

    • The customs here are strict and rigid. The bags are checked everywhere physically. So, make sure you do not carry anything that is dangerous or illegal.

    • It is always a good idea to wear footwear when on the beach.

    • Drinking is not allowed in Male so don’t even think of drinking there. Punishments here are very severe so make sure you don’t end up in any trouble.

    • Importing of pornographic material is strictly prohibited. So, make sure you do not break any rules.

    • Waves can be really rough sometimes so it is good to read a weather forecast before you head to the beach.

    • Whenever you get involved in any adventure activity or water sport, make sure you have adequate practice on the same. Always hire a good and a qualified instructor who’ll guide you adequately during the drill.

    • Do not little or mar the environment here.

    • Always carry with you a first aid kit as you never know when you may need it.

    • Do not carry with you cash more than what is required.

    • Learn a few words of the local language to avoid any communication barrier.

    • Avoid filming or shooting videos without permission.

  • Drinking Laws

    Legally, if you are not a Muslim and over 18, you can purchase and drink alcohol. However, given the fact that Maldives is majorly an Islamic nation, alcohol here is effectively banned for the locals. However, the bars, resorts and clubs always stock alcohol.


  • Our recommendations: What you can't afford to miss?

    Fua Mulaku

    Nestled in the Southern Province of the Maldivian archipelago, Fua Mulaku is the smallest island here that has a single island but has the largest islands of the country. This secluded island is very fertile and produces a vast range of fruits and vegetables that do not grow in other parts of the country such as mangoes, pineapple and oranges. This is definitely one tourist attraction you cannot miss.


    Grand Friday Mosque

    The Grand Friday Mosque is a prominent place to see in Maldives. It is an Islamic Centre that is very well acclaimed for its intricate architecture. Formally known as the Masjid-al-Sultan Muhammad Thakurufaanu Al Auzam, it is the largest mosque here that attracts a multitude of pilgrims as well as architecture lovers all round the year.  

    Mirihi Island

    An isolated island, Mirihi Island gets its name from a local flower. It flaunts a pristine beach and an exquisite house reef. The island has a beautiful resort that has 36 bungalows for the tourists. Most popular tourist beach in Maldives, the island is just ideal for honeymooners and solitary seekers. Enveloped with snow white sands and palm trees, this is a prominent Maldives attraction.  

    National Museum of Maldives

    Located at the Sultan Park in Male, the National Museum of Maldives was the former palace of the Sultan of Maldives. The museum houses a number of artefacts of the Maldivian culture such as furniture, items of clothing, coins, armaments, royal antiques and embellishments. For all culture and history lovers, this museum has a lot on offer.


  • What you will like there?

    A Unique Culture

    The Maldives is a prominent tourist attraction that is known across the globe for its picturesque landscapes. Its warm and exotic cultures entice many. Inhabited majorly by the Sunni Muslims, the local culture of The Maldives is a liberal mix of South Indian, Arab and Sinhalese influences. This capital city of Male’ houses a variety of cultural attractions - Sultan Park, National Museum, Grand Friday mosque, Male’ Fish Market and Presidential palace. English here is taught in schools and widely spoken all across the country. However, the official business here is conducted in the native language of Dhivehi.

    Culinary Delights

    Be it gourmet meals or the casual dining, the Maldives brings forth an alluring mix of international cuisines. The resorts here embrace global fare that is well depicted in its connoisseur preparations of the incredibly fresh sea food and the appetizing flavors of the Italian food. Most local venues here offer authentic Maldivian cuisines.  

    Secluded Luxury

    The economy of the Maldives is majorly based on its tourism. This beautiful island paradise has very well accepted the global requirements of ultra luxury accommodations backed with impeccable experience. From the 200 inhabited islands found here, some 90 are dedicated to the luxury resorts. Further, the resort density is limited to one per island, this assures the honeymooners and the other tourists luxury with privacy. On site spas here offer gratifying spa treatment that is ideal for the requisite pampering. Prices here may not be very inexpensive but is ideal for upscale.  

    The Definition of Paradise

    The crystal clear waters outpouring against the isolated stretches of the natural white sand, the Maldives does offer a peaceful sanctum from the tough realities of the world outside. Islands here are incredibly remote and very pure. Indeed, Maldives has a great variety for sightseeing.  


    Life is Better Under The Sea

    Of course you cannot explore all the wonders of Maldives in one go. However, the captivating azure waters of the sea are a home of some of the most colorful sea life of the world. Diving under the sea here is one of the prime things to do. Fishing and snorkeling are other water sports that you’ll enjoy.   


  • Recommended reads for destination (govt. websites, travel forum articles)?

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