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More to see in Maldives Island
Maldives are one of the most popular diving destinations. The islands have excellent conditions both for professional divers and for newcomers. Almost all of the resorts have their own schools and equipment rentals. Beginners are offered diving in the waters of the Islands, where you can see tropical fish and different types of corals. Professionals will surely appreciate the extreme diving in underwater caves and diving at night. Almost every of 26 atolls in States of the Republic of Maldives can offer divers their own interesting places for diving. Each resort has its own reef, where you can see the diversity of the underwater world of the Islands. The water is clear and the visibility is excellent here. There is so-called faro inside the atolls -reef formations in the shape of a horseshoe or a circle. You can dive to a depth of 4 to 6 meters in such places. You can see clownfish, sea turtles, moray eels, schools of tuna and mackerel, huge whale sharks or giant black manta rays here. Experienced divers, plunging to a sufficient depth, will have a chance to observe the nurse sharks, which are often found in deep-sea caves of atolls. There are even underwater attractions – sunken ships. This spectacle is an unforgettable experience. One of the most popular is the Halaveli Atoll. This is a small vessel, you can admire it and look at the rays that come here, attracted by almost daily feeding from instructors. The second ship is not far from the capital. This is … Read further

Chapters of the guide to Maldives Island

Advices for travellers

13. It is recommended to take bottled water for drinking. Many Islands do not have freshwater sources, and desalinators are used for water supply. The tap water is not of very good quality. 14.Be sure to bring the necessary medicines. If you are travelling with a small child – pay attention to diapers and food. you can hardly find them at the resorts. 15. Be careful when leaving the country and buying … Open

Best beaches

Travelers who want to relax in a tranquil place are recommended to choose Vaavu Atoll. Among the dozens of islands only five atolls are inhabited, so the number of tourists here is relatively small. Local beaches are in high demand among divers and nature lovers, as well as demanding travelers in search for inspiration. Very attractive place for a beach holiday is Lhaviyani. It’s surrounded with lots of … Open

Shopping, streets and outlets

Perhaps the best place to buy Souvenirs is the Singapore Bazaar. In fact, this is not a market, but a small neighbourhood, where small shops and stalls are concentrated. However, it is quite difficult to find something produced on the islands, almost all the goods are brought from Sri Lanka, India or Thailand. It is simply necessary to bargain here, fixed prices can be found almost nowhere, and if you have a desire … Open

Maldives Island for children - what to visit

You should choose the hotel carefully, focusing on the needs of the child and the service provided. Be sure to check the issue of food and additional services. If there is all inclusive system, the diet is usually very diverse, there will be diet dishes, including cereals and yogurts. You will hardly find it in the hotels with a different system. The cuisine of the Islands is specific and may not be appropriate for … Open

Travel guide to Maldives Island

Besides sightseeing tourism and beach recreation, the Maldives have much to offer to their numerous guests. Romantic couples have an opportunity to enjoy an unforgettable wedding ceremony on the islands. Such ceremonies are unofficial, but many still value them because of unique atmosphere and unparalleled solemnity. Fans of water sports will be delighted with numerous local sports centers that are always glad to … Open

Traditions and mentality of Maldives Island

Eid-ul Al`h`aa is quite an interesting festival.This Muslim holiday is probably one of the oldest on the Islands. Traditionally on this day competitions are held on the drums on 'Nabuskhan'. Various competitions and games are held on the Islands. Fisherman's Day is celebrated everywhere here. After all, fishing is the main business in the region. Celebrations are held on December 10. Music sounds everywhere and … Open

Top sigths of Maldives

Independence Square is the heart of the city. Apart from a small park, there are no famous landmarks on the square, but the majority of demonstrations and gatherings take place there. Sultan Park and the National Museum located in it are a great place to learn more about the history of the islands, see historic documents and regalia. The southeast of the park is the location of Kalhu Vakaru Miskiy, one of the oldest mosques on the islands. … Open

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