Maldives, officially known as the Republic of the Maldives, is an island nation in the Indian Ocean–Arabian Sea area, consisting of a double chain of twenty-six atolls, oriented north-south, that lie between Minicoy Island (the southernmost part of Lakshadweep, India) and the Chagos Archipelago. Maldives is the ultimate 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 every day. "The Underwater Gardens", which is a diver’s paradise, holds in it the richest collection of multicolored fish and live colourful coral reefs.
Maldives is made up of more than 1800 "Robinson Cruise" like coral islands surrounded by vast shimmering blue lagoons and endless azure sea. This vast scattered garland of a country has 90% water when compared to the 10% land and is proud to boast that our tourism industry is based on QUALITY and not quantity. With over 1 thousand uninhabited islands only 73 are holiday resorts. Each individual hotel is a resort developed in a single unique island. On October 1972 Maldives Islands opened its doors to international visitors and from then till today over, 10 million tourists have visited Maldives. Over 20% of tourists are regular repeat visitors Come see Maldives it´s all this and a whole lot more! After you´ve decided to extend your stay you'll be walking around singing, "I love Maldives"!
1,190 Islands With Land Area Of 115 Square Miles (298 Sq Km)
Maldives has South-West Monsoon and North-East Monsoon only
Standard Time is counted using GMT +5
Maldives is a 100% Islamic Country where everyone is a muslim.
The national language is Dhivehi which is written using a script called Thaana.
Average Temperature of 28 Degree Celsius and it Varies Between 30.4 To 25.4 Degree Celsius.
Maldivian Rufiyaa. Major Currencies Are Acceptable In Maldives.
(1US$ = MVR 15.42)
Main Areas of Income comes from Tourism, Fisheries, Boat Building and other similar fields.
The National flower of the Maldives is the delightful Pink Rose.
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