Maldives Travel Guide

TRAVEL GUIDE, MALDIVES

OVERVIEW

Anyone who has flown across the azure sea of Maldives would agree to the fact that “it’s the journey that matters and not the destination“. As the seaplane flows over the sea, you see clusters of islands—the beaming greens set over the glimmering blue. The place is almost poetic, calling all the nature lovers and artists to explore its scenic beauty. For the itchy feet, Maldives has over 1000 islands boasting hundreds of big and small resorts, hotels and restaurants. Everywhere you look gives you photo opportunity and a sweet memory to take back home. So go ahead and explore the place with our guides and get the most of Maldives while you are there.

FAST FACTS

  • Nearest Airport: Male International Airport
  • Best Time to Visit Maldives: December to April
  • Currency: Maldivian rufiyaa
  • Languages: Maldivian (Dhivehi)
  • Festivals: Mauludu

Thanks to its pristine white beaches, absolutely amazing sites for diving and snorkeling, and myriad options for things to do, there is no dearth of hotels in Maldives. The place is widely picked by honeymooners, backpackers and family travellers and has perfect accommodation for each type of traveler. Those looking for absolute luxury can choose from our selection of luxury hotels, of which Baros Maldives and Anantara Dhigu are quite famous. Those seeking a bang for their buck can choose from our mid-range and budget hotels that include Embudu Village, Makunudu Island, Central Boutique Inn or Venturo. For an elaborate list checkout our featured hotels guide below.

The archipelago of 1000 islands, Maldives is one of the most sought after beach destinations in the world that never sees a dull day. This island country is to be experienced and explored calmly as it has many hidden treasures under its umbrella. While you can set out on a soulful journey of your own, there are certain places to visit in Maldives you simply can’t miss. Go island hopping and visit the dreamlike beaches of Maldives and explore Baa Atoll—UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve. It would provide you an experience like never before. Witness the beauty of setting sun on a sunset cruise or go on a shark safari. Spinner dolphins are the prime attraction of Maldives and there are many resorts that provide specific tours for the same. You can also go to the open air theatre or relax at the spas.

  • Maldives – Beyond the Beaches

    Sometimes the presumed “obvious” can be misleading, and delving deep into a place can reveal remarkable opportunities, and so Maldives – beyond the beaches present with some stunning tourist interests.

Maldives is a cluster of islands that boast of pristine white beaches and pleasant weather. At the mercy of sea, locals thrive and tourism flourishes, and everywhere you see looks like a dreamy film sequence. There are various things to do in Maldives; it’s actually a magnet for water sports lovers and provides some of the best sites for diving and snorkeling. While you are here go for dolphin watching and visit different islands. Most of the islands are inhabited by resorts while a few belong to locals. Try to learn more about local traditions, food habits of natives and learn a recipe or two from them. Some of the other things that you can enjoy here include catamaran sailing, kayaking, yoga and underwater walking.

Shopping in Maldives is good if you are clear in head about what actually do you want? There are shops galore selling handicrafts, locally made accessories and apparels. Most of the tourists visiting Maldives take back beautiful miniature boats, decorative pieces made of sea shells, flower vases, cute footwear, as souvenirs. Some of the shops like Dive World and Water World sell really good diving equipment. Do carry local currency while you go out for shopping here.

  • Souvenirs and more—this is what you need to shop for in Maldives

    Widely known and loved for its shimmering white sand and azure waters of the picture-perfect Indian Ocean, Maldives should be on every leisure seeker’s checklist. Besides sightseeing, there are myriad things to do in the island country and shopping in Maldives is one of them. If you are keen to have bags full of memories on a more tangible plane, the bazaars in Maldives have plenty for you.

Join Us On FacebookClose

Share your Maldives Trip Experience

X
Sort By:
Be the first one to review.
bottom-bg

Copyright © . Times Internet Limited. All rights reserved
About Us | Sitemap | Authors | Write for Us | Contact Us | Advertise with Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use and Grievance Redressal Policy
A Times of India initiative | Weather powered by Skymet Weather

Congratulations!

You have been successfully added to the mailing list of happytrips.com. To complete the subscription process, kindly open your inbox and click on the confirmation link which has been emailed to you.

close