Holidays in the Maldives
Who doesn’t know the breathtaking pictures of the white sandy beach, which is surrounded by tall palm trees and its shores are washed by clear azure, sea water. What is dreamy in these pictures and attracts the view of each of us, so are the bungalows over the sea. If there is a paradise on earth, it is undoubtedly the Maldives, a unique island country located in the Indian Ocean.
It consists of 1200 coral islands, individual islands are characterized by beautiful sandy beaches and fascinating lagoons. The Maldives is home to many marine animals. You can come across various species of fish here, but also sea turtles and many other aquatic animals, which is why the Maldives offers the best conditions for diving. The underwater life here is really exceptionally beautiful and largely untouched. Thanks to this underwater kingdom, the Maldives has been declared one of the most beautiful diving sites in the world. Other experiences you will have, such as vivid images in the memories of returning from this dream vacation, will be breathtaking sunsets that paint the whole range of colors in the sky for several tens of minutes.
Maldives and COVID
All travelers must present a confirmation of a negative COVID PCR test result in English upon arrival, and the passenger must be tested no later than 96 hours before departure for the Maldives. Exceptions to the test are children under one year of age. Every tourist is obliged to fill in a health card on the website https://imuga.immigration.gov.mv and upload a negative result for the PCR test.
Road to the Maldives
The journey to the Maldives takes about 15 hours, even with transfers. We recommend this advantageous flight in terms of price and time spent on the road.
Accommodation in the Maldives
If you prefer a cheaper option of a hotel environment and everything within walking distance, we will be happy to recommend hotel in the center of Male / Vista Beach Retreat
However, if you are going to the Maldives to enjoy the luxury that hotel complexes offer, we recommend the award-winning 5-star resort, which boasts a diverse selection of guest accommodation ranging from deluxe garden rooms and charming beach huts to stylish water villas / Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa with Free Transfers
Weather in Maldives
The Maldives has a sunny tropical climate. Rains usually come here in June and July, but there is no need to worry, it is usually a pleasant evening rain. The ideal time for a holiday in the Maldives is from November to April. Average daily temperatures in the Maldives range from 30 ° C to 32 ° C
Food in the Maldives
Most food is imported to the Maldives from India and Sri Lanka, so it is no surprise that gastronomy in the Maldives is inspired by their culinary skills. Local dishes are often spicy with a strong taste of curry and coconut milk. The basis of the menu is mainly fish and seafood. The most common side dish is rice or roshi pancake (pancake made of flour and water). From the fruit you can enjoy, for example, coconut, pineapple, mango, breadfruit, or mini bananas.
Attractions in the Maldives
The Little Friday Mosque (Hukuru Miskiiy) - a mosque, one of the oldest and most decorated mosques in the city of Malé, has been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List, as a unique example of marine culture architecture.
National Museum - here is an excellent collection of historical artifacts that serve to understand the history of the islands, you can see historical weapons, engravings and various religious objects.
Muleeaage & Medhu Ziyaarath - a palace that was built for a young sultan in the early 20th century, although it was deposed before he could move in and was subsequently used as the seat of government office for 40 years.