Renowned around the world for its overwater bungalows, the Maldives is surely the ultimate destination. Often hailed as ‘Paradise on Earth’, this Indian Ocean island is truly a bucket list location.
From the incredible coral reef to the bioluminescent glow of the plankton, it really is a magical place to be.
You’ll feel like a celebrity from the moment you set foot on the Maldives – the resorts are amongst some of the most luxurious in the world. You can swim with whale sharks, spot manta rays and purchase fresh fruit at Male’s markets.
But a holiday to the Maldives means one thing and one thing only: rest and relaxation. You can’t pick a more peaceful and stunning destination if you really want some time to yourself for you and your loved one. There’s a reason it’s a top honeymoon destination!
GMT +5 hours in Malé
GMT +6 hours at Olhuveli Beach & Spa
TIME & DISTANCE TO CITY CENTRE
The main city, Malé, is 45 minutes by speedboat.
TIME & DISTANCE TO SHOPPING
Limited shopping facilities are available in the capital, Malé.
Local currency is Maldivian Ruffiyah (MVR).
The Maldives has a year-round hot tropical climate. There are two monsoons, the southwest from May to October and the northeast from November to April. Generally the southwest brings more wind and rain in June and July. The temperature rarely falls below 25°C (77°F).
Dhivehi is the language of Maldives. All services in tourist resorts are available in English.