About Maldives

Republic of Maldives -
The Republic of Maldives is located in the Indian Ocean. Dhivehi is the main language spoken, but English, Arabic, and Hindi are also used.

Religion -
It is good to bear in mind that the majority of Maldivians are Muslims. It is encouraged to cover up your skin in public, and alcoholic beverages cannot be brought into the country. 

Fishing and tourism -
Nowadays Maldivians heavily rely on fishing and luxury tourism for their income, but it used to only be fishing.

Coral reefs -
The Maldives is home to an incredible 187 varieties of coral, which support an incredibly rich aquatic ecosystem

A sunset can't get better than this. The Maldives is host to some 20 different kinds of sharks and dolphins. 

Echinoderms -
These beautiful starfish adorn the Maldivian coral reefs. Along with sea cucumbers, sand dollars, and the like, the Maldives has over 80 types of echinoderms to ogle at.

Luxury rooms -
Every resort has its own style, but generally the standard of design and luxury is very high. This room is from the Four Seasons Resort on Kuda Huraa. It costs around US$800 per night.

Spas -
There are world-renowned spas in the Maldives that sometimes take up whole islands.

Who goes there? -
It's no surprise that the Maldives is frequented by the rich and famous. It's often used for weddings and honeymoons.

What can you do? -
There are a plethora of nature and water activities to do in the Maldives. Here, it is all about the natural beauty of Earth rather than cultural activities.