A tropical nation, known for its thriving culture, stunning white sandy beaches, blue lagoons, gorgeous food, luxury resorts and amazing underwater world.
The Maldives is a luxury haven in the Indian Ocean, composed of 26 ring-shaped atolls, which are made up of nearly 1,200 coral islands, surrounded by a lagoon and beautiful, clear water. Rising barely above sea level and bathed in warm, tropical sun, these secluded islands are a glamorous tropical getaway from the hustle and bustle of modern life.
Every resort in Maldives is its own private island, and with over 100 to choose from offering the most luxurious over-water villas and amazing resorts with incredible food, service and facilities. But there’s also plenty of choice beyond the five- and six-star resorts. A number of islands in Male and Ari atolls are now big centres for a booming guesthouse industry, with dozens of options on each.
The capital, Male has historic mosques, museums and art galleries. North of the city is Huskuru, a 17th-century mosque, a masterpiece of coral curving. Male’s northern waterfront is the commercial centre, with the famous fish market and local market.
With some of the best diving, scuba diving and snorkelling in the world, the clear waters of Maldives is home to an amazing variety of underwater marine life and stunning caves; dazzling coral walls and brightly coloured tropical fish.
Currency:   Maldivian rufiyaa