Popular Accommodations in Maldives
Highlights in Maldives
- Paradisiacal Islands
- Diving and Snorkeling
- Bathing holidays
- White sandy beaches
- Exotic dishes
Most popular in Maldives
Apartments in the Maldives
The Maldives consist of thousands of small islands, which can often be circumnavigated in just a few minutes on foot. These are often private islands where luxurious hotel resorts offer accommodation. But there is also the possibility to rent holiday apartments. If you want privacy and want to reside on white sandy beaches lined with coconut trees, a vacation rental in the Maldives is the perfect choice.Jump directly from the house into the crystal clear sea
A special feature of the Maldives are the holiday homes, which are offered in the form of water bungalows. These vacation rentals are located on jetties directly above the sea. In addition, you can book a finca in the Maldives with high quality equipment that leaves nothing to be desired in terms of comfort.
Holidays in the Maldives
Location and orientation
The Maldives is a region west of Sri Lanka comprising 1196 islands. These islands are divided into 19 island groups and 26 atolls with coral reefs. Only 220 of the islands are inhabited by locals. The rest of the small paradises are popular destinations for tourists from all over the world.Arrival and departure from the capital city
The Maldives have only two cities, of which Addu City has only been recognized as a city since 2011. Malé is considered the capital of the region and is the first port of call for holidaymakers on their way to their chosen holiday island. Malé has an airport that is served by many European airlines. The journey continues either by speedboat or seaplane.
Things to know
The best time to travel to the Maldives is from November to April, as strong winds and intense rainfall occur in June and July. At the right time you can count on a constantly warm and tropical climate on the islands of the Maldives. Only rarely, even at night, it gets cooler than 25 degrees. In addition, the daily sunshine provides for the illumination of your mind.
In the Maldives the language "Dhivehi" is spoken, which is also the only official language of the country. This language is derived from the medieval "Singhalese".
Top travel tips
Depending on the island on which your vacation rental is located in the Maldives, you can make use of the services of the local diving school. Frequently whole training courses are offered with following examination for the diving licence. If your holiday destination does not have a water sports centre, you should bring your snorkeling equipment with you. On site you will discover a fantastic underwater world of colourful fish and corals. Dolphins, whale sharks and manta rays are also not uncommon in this region.2. Experience the holidays once barefoot
In the Maldives you only need shoes in the rarest cases. Because from your holiday accommodation you walk in only a few steps to the white, fine sandy beach. There is actually no island in the Maldives that does not offer you paradisiacal landscapes. The beaches of Fihalohi Island, Baros Island and Royal Island are among the most beautiful and most famous approaches to the sea.3. To be pampered with culinary delights
The dishes on the Maldives are strongly Asian. The menu consists mainly of fish and rice in thousands of variations. In Maldivian cuisines, curry or chilli are often used as a seasoning. In addition, coconuts, bananas, papayas and chicken meat are included in many culinary creations.
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