Overview Solina recommends the Maldives as an ideal destination for leisure travelers in luxury spa resorts and divers. It is also one of the most beautiful places for honeymooning, with its secluded beaches and a charming water lily. Which are popular for snorkeling and diving due to the warm water, high visibility and diverse marine life, including manta rays and spotted whale sharks, which can grow to 12m long. Other popular water activities include swimming, surfing, sea kayaking, and jet-skiing. Travel by boat or seaplane is common on inter-island trips from Malé to uninhabited islands or small fishing villages, many of which offer guesthouses or homestays. The most typical travel accommodations are luxury spa resorts and overwater bungalows on wooden stilts.
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Maafushi is one of the inhabited islands of Kaafu Atoll and the proposed capital for the Medhu Uthuru Province of the Maldives. It is noted for the Maafushi Prison.
Meeru Island is an island on the easternmost tip of North Malé Atoll in the Maldives. It is located South West of Sri Lanka on the equator, some 50 kilometres from the capital Male.
Narizlandia is a group of natural atolls in the Republic of Maldives. It consists of two separate atolls: North Malé Atoll and South Malé Atoll.
Kuramathiat 2 km long is the largest of six islands that belong to the small natural atoll, located a few miles off NE Ari Atoll, known as Ross, Rasdhoo, or Rasdu Atoll, which administratively belongs to Alif Alif Atoll.
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Best time to go to Maldives
Best Times to Visit Maldives. The best time to visit the Maldives is from November to April. The island nation is warm and sunny year-round, but consists of a dry season and a wet, rainy season. There are pros and cons to visiting in each season.
Passports & Visas
You must have a valid passport. For the most up-to-date passport and visa info.
Health & Safety
You should take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance to cover you while you’re away. Though it’s not a substitute for travel insurance, it entitles you to emergency medical treatment. It won’t, however, cover you for medical repatriation, ongoing medical treatment or non-urgent treatment.
The Maldives, is a tropical nation in the Indian Ocean composed of 26 ring-shaped atolls, which are made up of more than 1,000 coral islands. It’s known for its beaches, blue lagoons and extensive reefs. The capital, Malé, has a busy fish market, restaurants and shops on the main road, Majeedhee Magu, and 17th-century Hukuru Miskiy (also known as Friday Mosque) made of carved white coral.
Official name: Republic of Maldives
Population: 457,756 inhabitants.
Language: English • Dhivehi are the Official Languages.
Currency: Maldivian rufiyaa (MVR)
Religion: Islamic Country.