The Maldives is an archipelago that is famous for its underwater beauty and the luxury of this resort has become a talked among the tourists. It lies from the Indian Ocean and about 1,000 kilometers from the Asian continent and chain of 26 atolls (circular coral islands), Maldives offers a variety of attraction for tourists who want to enjoy. No wonder if many tourists want to visit this country even if only once in a lifetime. Accommodating luxury holidays in secluded places with magnificent views in southwest India is Maldives’s strength.
For you who have never been to the Maldives, please follow the guide list below! As a tropical country, Maldives has two main seasons: the dry season and the rainy season. The dry season has little rainfall, clear blue seawater, and low humidity. No wonder, Maldives is full of tourists in the dry season. Therefore, it is not surprising that resorts rates suddenly increase and flight rates to the Maldives also jumped.
Choose the perfect place to stay
In the Maldives, there are many luxury resorts, one of them is Fairmont Maldives, this 5 star resort maldives offers an unforgettable overnight experience. You can enjoy local and international cuisine at the Fairmont Maldives restaurant.
Bring enough local currency
Maldives currency is Maldivian Rufiyaa (MVR). You can use this currency to pay for ferries and meals at local restaurants. However, a few exclusive hotels and restaurants only accept payment in the form of $. Therefore, make sure you bring enough Rufiyaa and Dollar because it is difficult to find money changers around the local islands.
Use local ferries as transportation
The only way to go to the Maldives is by plane to Velana International Airport on Hulhule Island. In the area of Hulhule Island, you will have to continue your trip to the local islands by public ferry to find lodging.
As an archipelago, Maldives provides a wide range of ferries as the main transportation. Ferries connecting the local islands, such as Male Island, Maafushi, Thulusdhoo, Guraidhoo, and Dhiffushi. The ticket price is very cheap, very suitable for backpackers. For the scheduled departures, public ferries are always off on Friday.
Being on the tropical sea, in the Maldives, you will find lots of processed seafood. Seafood lovers will definitely satisfied with the variations of delicious food. As a country that is occupied by a majority of Moslem.
While in the Maldives, take the time to try local foods such as Masyuni Roshi made from a mixture of tuna, coconut, and chili, then eaten with Roshi (thin sandwich-like a bread) and egg-topped with beef. This menu is available in almost all cafes and simple stalls on local islands at low prices and in large portions.
There are many interesting activities and attractions that you can do in the Maldives. When the sun shining warmly is the moment awaited. You can walk along the beach, swim at the resort beach, snorkel, dive, fish, see dolphin attractions, and try various water sports.
Some hotels provide free snorkeling equipment. Otherwise, there are many operators that offer travel packages such as exploring the beach, snorkeling, night fishing, and diving. Meanwhile, to see dolphins, you can rent a boat to take you to the middle of the sea and see a herd of dolphins.