Maldives is the smallest independent country in Asia, located in the Indian Ocean and south of Sri Lanka. It is 764 km from the Indian Ocean with 1200 small islands. A group of islands wide is in its length 129 km. The island’s largest is an area of 13 square kilometers. 99% of the whole area is covered with sea and is known for its magnificent beauty. These islands are a perfect holiday destination with underwater observation and water sports with its numerous names and species of fish. Maldives also is known as the last heaven. In recent years, “honeymoon vacation” tours are directed here.
Maldives decorating the dreams of couples are covered with crystal blue waters. The island, which created a special area of attraction, is predominantly Buddhist, but Muslims who have reached thanks to Al-Bar Bari, an Arab explorer, are quickly accepted by the people of the island.
The Maldives, which can only be reached by plane, do not have to get a visa. A vacation in the island is far more than a dream. The color rendezvous and mobility create an environment that is not for people who are engaged in underwater photography.
The sunken ship named “Victory”, sinking in 1981, is an indispensable material for divers. Gray sharks, barracudas, bat fishes, sea turtles and scorpion fish are also seen in the sunken ship in this paradise island.
The islands have extremely clear ponds and white beaches. Tropical plants are also common in the Maldives. Among them, coconut trees have the most space.
Maldives is ruled by Britain for 78 years, gained independence in 1965. The capital city and the largest city are Male, while the official language is Dhivehi.
The first visitors to the island are the colonies that arrived here by sea from different points of the world that provide cultural richness and a proud history flow. Cultures change due to people from different countries coming at different times. It is immediately clear that most musical instruments and singing songs have African tunes. Maldivian cuisine, even music and dancing, even the activities of Asian continent are striking. But the woman segregated in South Asia from the society is not very bad in Maldives, and vice versa, it is observed that the woman is the front line in the society, which is not a very abnormal event because men spend the whole day fishing in the sea. The ocean that surrounds their lives plays the most important role in all their lives, even in traditions and customs.
How to get to Maldives?
Maldives is in the equatorial line, south west of Sri Lanka. Maldives are the main island of Male. The international airport is linked to the chief executive officer. Maldives Transportation Emirates Airlines with Dubai transit or Qatar airways with Doha Transacted is provided. Flight Time Minimum 8 hours 25 minutes, this period does not include the wait in the transfer city. Transportation from Male airport to hotels and other islands is done by Sea Breeze.
Where to Stay
You can choose resorts for accommodation in Maldives. You can stay at luxury resorts for honeymoon. If you like to dive, you should choose more deserted islands.