The Maldive Islands are located in the Indian Ocean and are amongst the most beautiful destinations for a sailing holiday in the world. The archipelago consists of 1,190 coral islands all with a wonderful climate and beautiful beaches, coves and lagoons
The archipelago contains groups of 26 atolls which, from a completely natural formation, strech across the equatoral band in a rainbow of luxious jade green tropical vegetation, pristine soft white sands, every possible shade of aqua and turquoise, and a world of dazzling coral gardens.
The Maldives are characterized by a totally unique underwater life thanks to the year-round tropical climate, and thus they offer a unique tourism attraction to those looking for exceptional sailing, diving and snorkelling, and the ideal tropical sailing holiday destination.
Inhabitants of The Maldives are very keen to protect their stunningly beautiful environment and strongly encourage eco-tourism.
The Maldives offer different types of yacht charter, catamaran, sailing boat and motorboat, crewed yacht charter and luxury yachts charter.
The temperature of Maldives is hot throughout the year and although the humidity is relatively high, the constant sea breezes provide considerable relief. The best time to visit the Maldives is between December and April, during the dry season.
Malé International Airport has International flights from Austria, France, Germany, India, Italy, Malaysia, Netherlands, Qatar, Russia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, UAE and the United Kingdom.
The Maldivian Rufiya (MVR) is divided into 100 laari. There are no cash machines and travellers cheques are rarely used, but there are foreign exchange facilities available at resorts and banks. Major credit cards are accepted at most resorts and hotels. Banks are usually closed on Fridays and Saturdays
Dhivehi is the national language. English is widely spoken in addition to German, French, Italian and Japanese, spoken by the resort staff.
No prior visa is required to enter the Republic of Maldives. Entry permit will be granted to visitors on arrival at designated ports of entry, based on the immigration requirements.
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