About Maldives

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The Maldives is a geological marvel consisting of 1,190 coral islands that form an archipelago of 26 major atolls stretching like a string of pearls across the Indian Ocean. The…

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Historically, the Maldives was an important crossroad in the Indian Ocean, hence Maldivian culture is a melting pot of various influences gathered from visitors who set foot there over the…

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Archaeological finds indicate that the Maldives was inhabited as early as 1,500 BC but much of the country’s origin is lost in time due to a lack of surviving written…

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The Maldives reached one million tourists in 2013. Tourism is the largest industry in the Maldives with 20% of the GDP and 60% of the foreign exchange that flows into…

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Explore Maldives

Given that the unique geography of the islands of the Maldives, perhaps the best way to explore this beautiful archipelago is by cruise boat. There are as many as 150…

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Garments to Electronics Shopping is amongst the favourite activities of the locals especially in the evenings, when it is cooler. Shops in Male’ tend to stay open until 11pm at…

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