The ultimate Maldives travel guide
You are dreaming to visit the Maldives, swim in turquoise water, relax on a white sand beach or swim with turtles? This Maldives travel guide is for you! We have been to the Maldives recently and we will give you all the info about how to get there, where to stay, how to get to your hotel or what activities to do!
The Maldives are located in the Arabian Sea of the Indian Ocean. The capital is Male, the international airport is located here. The Maldives are a chain of 26 atolls who are composed by different islands. The atolls are composed of live coral reefs and sand bars. The Maldives has a tropical monsoon climate. This destination is famous for the islands and sandbanks but also for his unique marine ecosystem. There are 187 species of coral forming the coral reefs. This area houses fishes, turtles, sharks, dolphins etc.
How to get to the Maldives
First of all, you need to book a flight to Malé, the capital of the Maldives. From Europe, the price is around 700$ per person.
The first one is the boat. If the resort is located on an atoll near Male, the easier solution is to take a
The second solution is to take a plane. There is an “airport island” in the Maldives. After this flight, a small boat will drive you to your resort.
The last one, which is the best one, is the seaplane. During our last trip in the Maldives, we have taken a seaplane. It was so high on my bucket list! To be honest with you, it is one of our favorite memory of this trip. The feeling when flying above these beautiful
Where to stay in the Maldives
If you want to stay in a resort with
If you are looking for a luxury resort, there are also many amazing ones. This time, we have stayed in three different hotels. The first one was the Movenpick Kured
Activities and excursions to do in the Maldives
Diving and snorkeling
In this Maldives travel guide, we will also give you an idea of all the amazing activities you can do there! For us, the best activities to do in the Maldives are snorkeling and diving. The Maldives is one of the most beautiful scuba diving destinations on earth. Almost all resorts have a diving center. So, it is easy to book a dive. Due to its reputation, the dive price is very high, around 150$ per person for a one hour dive. The Maldives
If you are afraid of diving, you can enjoy the Maldives reefs by snorkeling. Take your palm and fins and go explore the reef!
The dolphins in the Maldives are some of the most amazing and magical activities we have ever done. Watching the sunset on the boat and see the dolphins swimming and following the boat was absolutely unforgettable.
Sleep in an overwater bungalow
If was on the top of my bucket list! I wa
Excursion on a private sandbank
You can book an excursion to a private sandbank for the day, with a picnic. For my birthday, we have done this excursion and it was
Flight over the Maldives
Our experience in a seaplane was one of the best memories of our Maldives trip. The islands create a pattern in the sea as the deep ocean crashes into sandbars and coral reefs. Many islands are surrounded by miles of shallow waters low enough to wade through at low tide.
Chill out and enjoy paradise!
Sometimes, it just a pleasure to stop everything, relax and contemplate nature. Just being in front of this amazing scene and admiring the
To conclude, we highly recommend the Maldives! It is one of our top 3 best destinations where we have ever been. It is a perfect destination for couples, families and
Hope you enjoyed this Maldives travel guide my travel fam! If you are planning your trip to the Maldives or if you have already been there let us a comment! xxx