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From the airport
Two seaplane companies offer seaplane ...
Driving Tips
While driving in Male, as in any other ...
Getting Around by Air
The Maldives’ internal air services ...
Getting Around by Road
Visitors to Male experience a few ...
Bicycle
Since the distances on the island are ...
Getting Around by Water
A widely available mode of transport is ...
Best of the City in One Day
If you have time constraints, seeing the whole of Maldives in a day is not easy but to get a feel ...
Independence Day of Maldives
After being a British Colony for about 78 years, Maldives attained independence on July 26, 1965. ...
Republic Day of Maldives
Maldives had been ruled by a monarchy for about a century and on January 1 1953, became a republic. ...
Eid ul Al Adhaa
Eid ul-Al Adha is celebrated approximately 70 days after Eid ul Fitr. It falls on the 10th day of ...
When to go
If you love the sun, Maldives is the perfect holiday destination for you. It is extremely sunny ...

Maldives

 

Maldives today
Maldives has been the most sought after beach holiday destination since it started concentrating on developing its resorts to boost tourism. Having suffered a series of natural disasters in the past few years, Maldives is currently enjoying incredible growth again. It has bounced back from major setbacks like the coral bleaching wrought by el Niño and the horror of the 2004 tsunami. With its beautiful white beaches, sapphire blue waters and friendly atmosphere, the country has become the epitome of paradise for honeymooners, sightseers and diving/surfing enthusiasts.
Formed of 26 atoll

Maldives back then
The earliest settlers in The Republic of Maldives probably hailed from southern India and they were later followed by Indo-European speakers from Sri Lanka between the fourth and fifth centuries BC. In the 12th century AD, sailors from East Africa and other Arab countries discovered the islands and began settling there. As a result, Maldivian ethnic identity today is a mixture of these cultures, and this is reinforced by religion and language.
The early history of the Maldives is unclear but a popular legend is that a Sinhalese prince named KoiMale was stranded with his bride, a Sri Lan

Four Seasons Resort
The Four Seasons Resort offers luxurious and quality accommodation with its 106 bungalows and villas
Hilton Maldives Rangali
Hilton Maldives Resort and Spa, Rangali Island is a flagship of the Hilton Hotels. The resort has be
One & Only Reethy Rah
This breathtaking resort is surrounded by clear blue water, consists of villas and offers its custom
Shangri La’s Villingili Resort & Spa
If you wish to stay on Villingili Island, your first choice should be Shangri-La's Villingili Resort
Sun Island Resort
Sun Island Resort is one of the most remarkable resorts in Maldives, with its deep blue lagoon and l
Taj Exotica Maldives
The villas at Taj Exotica Maldives are constructed in the traditional Maldivian style, complete with

Le Cute Jewellery
Jewellery Shop
Address : Fareedhee Magu, Maafannu, Male'
Phone : +960 3316133
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The Majeedhee Magu
Located on the main road of Male, the Majeedhee Magu houses numerous shops selling goods ranging fro
Too Cute Shop (Jewellery Shop)
Address : Chandhanee Magu, Machchan Goalhi, Male'
Phone : +960 3334847
Fax : +960 3312
Le Cute Duty Free
Address : Male' International Airport Hulhule Island
Phone : +960 3328925
Fax : +960 3
STO Peoples Choice Supermart
Address : STO Trade Center, Orchid Magu, Maafannu, Male'
Phone : +960 3324373
Fax : +9
Chaandanee Magu
Chaandanee Magu is the best place for souvenir shopping. The shops are stocked with an abundance of

National Day of Maldives
The National Day is celebrated in honour of Mohammed Thakurufannu and commemorates his victory over
Republic Day of Maldives
Maldives had been ruled by a monarchy for about a century and on January 1 1953, became a republic.
Eid ul Al Adhaa
Eid ul-Al Adha is celebrated approximately 70 days after Eid ul Fitr. It falls on the 10th day of th
Independence Day of Maldives
After being a British Colony for about 78 years, Maldives attained independence on July 26, 1965. On

Alibe Kada
You can find middle class politicians here throughout the day and get an update of the most recent p
Pizza Italiano
Pizza Italiano is located on Orchid de Magu Street. It’s a walking distance away from jetty no.1 o
Thai Wok
The Thai Wok is just a block away from the busy main street of Male. The food here is very tasty. Th
Athamaa Palace
An Indian restaurant, specializing in chicken Biryani that is served with gravy. 
Shell Beans
Located just a few minutes walk from the Airport Jetty No.9, this restaurant serves sumptuous local
Salsa Royal
Salsa Royal is located in the centre of Male and is easy to find as it is one of the famous restaura

Fast Facts
Location:
The Republic of Maldives, is an island country consisting of 26 atolls (or islands of coral and within these atolls are 1,192 islets, out of which only 200 are inhabited. It is geographically located at the south-west of Sri Lanka and it stretches out from India's Lakshadweep islands to Minicoy Island and the Chagos Archipelago.  The Maldives is surrounded by the Indian Ocean.
Capital: Male

Population: 360,000
Dialing code: 960
Currency: Maldivian Rufiyaa (MVR)

Ethnic mix: Most Maldivians are descendants of Sinhalese people who came from Sri Lanka. Some are descendants of people from southern India and Arab traders and sailors. The predominant religion of Maldives is Islam. Most Maldivians belong to the Sunni Muslim sect.

Languages: Dhivehi, English

Time zone: UTC  +5        

Average January Temperatures: 86 F˚

Average July Temperatures: 86 F˚

Annual Rainfall: 250 cm
Maldives International telephone code
The international country calling code of the Maldives is +960.
Maldives City Area Telephone Codes
+960 331, 2, 3 - Male

Emergency Nos:
Medical Aid:  102
Police/emergency: 119
Fire: 118

If you need to contact the police whilst you are at the airport then you should dial 3329354. Alternatively, you can contact the police command centre directly by dialing

 
National Museum
Visiting Maldives, one of the most exciting tourist attractions is the National Museum. An old palace building in the Sultan Park has been ...
Rebublic Square or Jumhooree Maidan
The Republic Square is beautifully built with green grass and lush plantation, along the northern waterfront. It is Male's most popular ...
Fuamulaku
One of the most popular tourist attractions in Maldives is the island of Fuamulaku. The island is exceptionally fertile and has numerous ...

In Muslim countries the food served in most restaurants is Halal so we are not listing halal restaurants here.

Health & Safety
There is very little crime in the Maldives. It a very peaceful country and visitors feel safe on their own at all times. Generally ...

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