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Maldives

Adventures in the Maldives Islands

The Maldives Islands are as magical as they are beautiful. Located in the Indian Ocean, the chain of 2,000 islands is an archipelago of coral reef atolls. Azure waters and crystalline lagoons create a naturally secluded paradise that attracts honeymooners who love to fill the day with excursions and activities. Snorkel along Turtle Reef or Manta Rays. Cruise on a local Dhoni during an epic sunset. Book a big game fishing charter. Go scuba diving around the South Ari Atoll. The Maldives adventure activities are endless!

The Basics for Every Maldives Adventure

Time Zone: UTC +5 hours; no DST
Official Language: Maldivian Dhivehi
Other Language: English spoken in the tourism and travel industry
Currency: Maldivian Rufiyaa
Currency Exchange: Available at banks and large hotels
Credit Cards: Accepted in most hotels and resorts
Entry Requirements: Valid passport, return ticket home and at least $30 per person
Best Times to Visit: December to March

Maldives Honeymoons

From resort islands to quaint fishing villages to its infamous glow-in-the-dark beach, the charm of this tropical nation has captured the hearts of newlyweds for years. Accommodations vary by island. Stay in an overwater villa or choose from a myriad of hotels and resorts. Maldives honeymoon packages can include anything from a day at the spa to a glass bottom boat tour to an interisland flight. While it is an Islamic nation, the resort islands offer honeymooners a romantic escape without local restrictions.

Destination Weddings in the Maldives

Refreshing ocean breezes, soft white sands, swaying palm trees and the exotic charm of the Maldives Islands will help turn your destination wedding dream into a reality. Many hotels and resorts provide Maldives beach wedding packages with a wedding coordinator included so you can say, "I do" overlooking a turquoise lagoon or with a sunset backdrop.

Climate & Weather

The Maldives Islands have a tropical climate and sunshine year-round. Ocean breezes cool the daytime heat and humidity, making most evenings refreshing. The dry season is from December to March. Expect warm temperatures but heavy rainfall from May to November.