The Maldives is an island country located in the Indian Ocean and is a wonder of nature that represents one of the most exotic tropical destinations.
Almost 1,200 sandy islands, of which about 200 are inhabited, and only 100 of them are used for tourism. South of India and Sri Lanka, 26 coral islands (atolls) form a chain that resembles a pearl necklace in the middle of the ocean. Atolls were formed by the eruption of a volcano in ancient times. Islands with palm trees, as a natural barrier against the sea, form lagoons with an incredibly beautiful turquoise color of the sea and white sand, and coral reefs are home to 1100 species of fish.
The great attraction of the Maldives is that it is the lowest country in the world with an average altitude of 1.5m.
The capital of the Maldives is Male . It is located in the central part of the pearl necklace. Velana International Airport is located on the neighboring small island. Transfers to other islands start from there. Transfers to other islands start from there. Fast boats go to the nearby islands and the transfer takes a maximum of 60 minutes.
Currency – Maldivian rupees , bring dollars (preserved banknotes not older than 2003). In all hotels, payment is made in dollars. Do not exchange money at the airport or ATM because you will get local money that you have nowhere to use.
If you are wondering when is the right time to go to the Maldives – the answer is ALWAYS. As they are located along the Equator, the sun shines on them throughout the year. The water temperature is uniform – 28 degrees, and the air temperature varies from 28 to 32 degrees.
Due to its unbelievably beautiful nature, crystal clear sea, romantic sunsets… Maldives is a destination where you will spend an ideal vacation and to which you will surely return.