The Maldives is an archipelago made up of over a 1000 islands, and it is a popular tourist destination that features turquoise blue waters and pristine white sand beaches.

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Best time to visit


The best time to visit the Maldives is from November to April during which in you will have a hot and humid subtropical summer that is ideal for snorkelling, surfing and other leisure activities.




The main currencies that are being used in the Maldives are US Dollars and the local currency-Rufiyaa. Most island resorts prefer to accept USD or credit cards while on the mainland or on smaller villages, Ruffiya is mainly accepted.


Things to do


Being surrounded by crystal blue waters and pristine beaches, these islands offer a plethora of activities for you to indulge in. Snorkelling, Surfing, reef diving; kite surfing are some of the activities you can do here.Maldives luxury hotels the likes of Adaaran Club Rannalhi Maldives also lets you enjoy many of these activities on their resort islands itself.


Things to remember


The Maldives is a peaceful country and there aren’t any threats for a tourist, but it is necessary to be cautious all the time. Remember to wear sunscreens all the time to avoid sunburns and never swim alone even though the sea tempts you to. If you are going to buy some souvenirs or anything in the markets, bargain for everything. Always remember that safety should always be your first priority.

Fritzjames Stephen is a travel writer, who writes content based on the myriad of experiences and indulgences that the world has to offer travellers across all walks of life. Google+