Destination Maldives

Always natural, promising you a holiday of a lifetime, Maldives is truly the ultimate in loung haul luxury. With pristine white sandy beaches, azure blue lagoons, palm fringed islands and deep blue Oceans, Maldives offers breathtaking nature and sheer beauty.

Population
400,000

Location
South Asia

Date of Independence
26th July 1968

Getting Here

Almost all parts of the Maldives have direct or connecting flights to Maldives. Maldives has two International airports and various domestic airports with accessibility to all areas of the country.

Entry Requirements

  • A valid international travel document issued by a sovereign state’s government.
  • A valid return air ticket and necessary visas to a destination.
  • A minimum of USD 30 per person per day or confirmed hotel reservation.

Places to See

Grand Friday Mosque

Grand Friday Mosque built by Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar is the biggest mosque located in Malé with grand architecture. With a space available for more than 5,000 people the centre also houses a library, a conference hall and the Ministry of Islamic Affairs.

Hukuru Miskiiy

The Hukuru Miskiiy built in 1656, is one of the oldest mosques in Maldives built by Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar I. With traditional wood carvings, the Mosque was built with coral stones and have various Arabic writings and ornamental designs within. Tombstones of popular people from the past are also found in Hukuru Miskiiy.

National Museum

The National Museum, inaugurated in 1952 by than Prime Minister Mohamed Amin Didi. The building accommodates a large collection of historical artifacts dating to the ancient Buddhist era prior to the Islamic rule in Maldives.

Equatorial Convention Centre

Built in Addu City in 2011, the Equatorial Convention Centre have become a premier sightseeing location due to its architecture and surrounding beauty. The Convention Centre, probably the largest in Maldives was built in occasion with the 17th SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) Summit.

The Tropics

The Maldives is located in the tropics, thus providing you favorable weather throughout the year. Almost all days from November to April are sunny, while rain showers are experienced from June to October.

Life & People

People of Maldives are friendly & mostly educated. The entire population follows Islam & follows a same unified tradition & culture. Most of the urban population follows modern styles of living wile rural areas still follows the traditional way of life.

Travel Tips

  • Informal Dressing is enjoyed
  • Nudity or scanty clothing's are offensive in public areas
  • Island Hopping to experience the Maldivian traditional lifestyle
  • Malé Excursions gives you a good dose of knowledge about History & Culture
  • Enjoy a castaway experience by visiting an uninhabited island or sandbank