Tropical Maldives



About Maldives

The Maldives, a exotic heaven of pristine beach locations, are an archipelago of just one 1,192 coral islands grouped into 26 coral atolls (200 inhabited islands, plus 80 islands with holiday resorts) in the Indian Sea. They rest south-southwest of India and are believed part of Southern Asia. (Source: Wikitravel)



Travel and leisure in Maldives


Travel and leisure is the major economical industry in the Maldives. A holiday vacation resort in the Maldives involves a special hotel alone island, using its population completely predicated on tourists and employees, with no residents or properties. These islands developed for travel and leisure are roughly 800 by 200 metres in proportions and are comprised of fine sand and coral to a maximum level around 2 metres above the ocean. Furthermore to its beach encircling the island, each island has its "house reef" which acts as a coral garden and natural aquarium for scuba divers and snorkelers. The shallow normal water enclosed by the home reef also assists as a huge natural pool and defends swimmers from the sea waves and strong tidal currents beyond your house reef. (Source: Wikipedia)
What to do in Maldives


The Maldives is renowned because of its extraordinary diving opportunities. The superior drinking water and shallow lagoons are exquisite for snorkelling, as the reef walls give you a kaleidoscope of sea life for more capable divers. The Maldives have an incredible variety of sea life, with corals and over 2000 varieties of fish, which range from reef seafood and reef sharks to moray eels, rays and whale sharks. The island's many sheltered lagoons provide the perfect vacation spot to take pleasure from an adventure-filled family trip or charming getaway for just two.
Attraction in Maldives


Diving Bluetribe Moofushi, Sunlight Island beach, Alimatha Island, Manta Point, Banana Reef, Grand Fri Mosque, Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Fri Mosque), Horsepower Reef, Country wide Museum, Veligandu Island beach, Bodu Mora, Hulhumale, Mulee Aage, Utheemu Ganduvaru, Biyadoo Island, Tiny Island Sea Conservation Centre, Kuda Bandos, Muraka Diving
Geography of Maldives


The Maldives archipelago involves 1190 small islands scattered over the Indian Sea. Only 185 of the islands are inhabited, as the others are being used largely for travel and leisure and agriculture. The atolls are comprised of live coral reefs and fine sand pubs perched atop a 960km submarine ridge, as the land features lush tropical vegetation with numerous local coconut hands. With the average ground level of just one 1.5m above sea level, the Maldives is by significantly the cheapest country on the planet and therefore has an extremely fragile ecosystem. The administrative centre and major city of the Maldives is Man.
Climate in Maldives


The tropical local climate is inspired by monsoons, although smart sun-drenched weather with a light sea air flow should be expected most days. Heat: 30?C throughout the year | Sea heat range: 22?C to 28?C
Languages in Maldives


The local people speak Dhivehi, with British greatly spoken in areas frequented by visitors.
Culture in Maldives


The neighborhood culture includes a lively mixture of South Indian, Sinhalese and Arab affects that is shown in the original music, food and artwork of the island.
Money /Currency in Maldives


The monetary product is the Maldivian Ruffiyaa (MVR), while international bank cards are extensively accepted by resorts.
Driving in Maldives


Most travelers will land in the administrative centre, Male, and you will be used in their hotel either by seaplane or sail boat. These two method of transport are trusted for most travels between islands.
Direct flights to / from Maldives


There are regular direct plane tickets to Man from most international spots including India, Sri Lanka, Dubai and major international airports in South-East Asia, as well as a growing variety of charters from European countries.

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