Maldives is situated in the Indian Ocean, south-west of Sri Lanka and India.
It is made up of more than 1800 "Robinson Cruise" like coral islands surrounded by vast shimmering blue lagoons and endless azure sea.
Maldiveshas deep blue seas, turquoise reefs, white sandy beaches and palm trees
This is the dream holiday destination of millions all over the world. A country known as the idyllic, peaceful heaven for all those who found their way here offers the highest in quality and services for its thousands of visitors everyday.
TheMaldivesoffers a range of active pursuits and attractions
Although there are distinct monsoon seasons, the sun shines most of the time and it is balmy year-round. Holidaying here is a hassle-free experience
Maldivesis a tropical paradise. Home to some of the most stunning natural beauty, it is a place to relax.
Attractions in Maldives:
Male the Capital
Male, the capital of the nation is home to a wide selection of noteworthy sites including engrossing museums and attractively designed mosques.
Mosques in Maldives:
There are several mosques at Maldives which the tourists must watch out for. Some of the examples of these famous mosques are the Grand Friday Mosque,Mulee Aage Palace and Hukuru Miskiiy. While Grand Friday Mosque is the biggest mosque of Maldives, the oldest mosque is Hukuru Miskiiy.
A holiday on a cruise boat in the Maldives is often said to be the best way to truly experience the unique splendour and tranquillity of this tropical paradise. In Maldives such cruising vessels are normally termed a 'safari' even though an African wilderness is the least you will expect in the Maldives.
Diving & Snorkelling
With 40 to 60 metre visibility, fantastic drop offs and walls, monumental underwater caves, huge schools of pelagic fish, lots of tame sharks, manta rays, humphead Maori wrasse, turtles, huge sea fans, black coral trees and thousands of marine life species to see, the Maldives are hard to beat by anybody's standards.
National museum in Maldivesis one of the main tourist attraction destinations of the country. Located in theSultanPark, which was a part of the Sultan's palace
Male Fish Market
One of the major tourist attraction spots inMaldivesis the Male fish market.
Beautiful beaches of Maldives
The beaches of Maldives are considered to be one of the hottest beaches of the world. You can participate in activities like para sailing, surfing, diving and snorkeling at Maldives. Even if you spend few quiet moments at the beaches, you would not regret the sensation.
Each year, over 250,000 visitors come to theMaldivesto stay in reclusive resorts each located on private islands called "atolls."
Esjehi Art Gallery
Esjehi art gallery in Maldives is located on the east of Sultan Park, in one of the oldest buildings of Maldives.
Language: Dhivehi is the language spoken in all parts of the Maldives. English is widely spoken&understood
Currency: the Rufiyah (Rf)
Religion: Islam (Sunni)
Climate: The Maldives has a tropical climate with warm temperatures year round and many hours of sunshine.