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Maldives Holidays

The Maldives is a group of 26 atolls which have been formed from an archipelago of 1190 coral islands. The Maldives archipelago is located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of India and is considered as a part of the Southern Asia. Out of the total islands, 200 are inhabited and 80 islands have tourist resorts on them. An island nation, this is the smallest country in Asia and smallest Muslim-predominant nation in the world. Relying greatly on tourism, this naturally beautiful place is a great place for  Maldives which can be either a honeymoon trip or a romantic getaway.

Famous Maldives Holidays Attraction

Male is the capital and the largest city of Maldives. All tourists on  Maldives have to enter the nation through the city. Hithadhoo is the second largest city and also popular for the tourists to visit. The main focus of all tourists in Maldives is the beaches and the atolls that can be discovered. Various outer atolls have beautiful underwater lives which can be discovered by snorkelling and scuba diving. Other than the beaches, some government buildings can provide sightseeing to the tourists. These include the Islamic Centre, various mosques, former Presidential Palace, etc.

Weather in Maldives

The weather of Maldives is stable all throughout the year with temperature ranging between 24 degree and 33 degree Celsius. The air is high on humidity which however does not affect the movement of air keeping the temperatures pleasant. The dry season and the wet season the main patterns that are seen. Differential heating of the island occurs in north and south thereby giving an annual rainfall of 2540 mm in the north and 3810 mm in the south. This difference is cited due to the presence of the Indian subcontinent which is present above the archipelago in the ocean.

Top Maldives Holidays Beaches and Hotels

Since there are so many islands and atolls which make up the Maldives, the number of beaches present in the archipelago is numerous. Sun, sand and water are the essence of the  Maldives holidays  which attracts people again and again. The most popular beaches of Maldives are the Mirihi Island Beach, the Bandos Island beach; Fun Island Beach and the Kanuhura Island Beach.

All resorts and hotels that are present in the Maldives provide extreme luxury and convenience to the tourists. The resorts are of various types too depending upon the need. Banyan Tree, Angsana Resort, Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, Kanuhura, Club Faru, Kuramathi Village, Island Hideaway Spa, etc are some of these hotels.

Shopping Places for Maldives Holidays Traveller

The tourists on  Maldives for there holidays  are suggested not to shop at their resorts. Since the prices are high and would not be any help to the local communities, it is better to plan visits to the local island for the real taste of Maldives and also for shopping at better deals.

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