Maldives

Explore One of the world best
tourist attraction.

Unrivalled luxury, stunning white-sand beaches and an amazing underwater world make Maldives an obvious choice for a true holiday of a lifetime.

Unrivalled luxury, stunning white-sand beaches and an amazing underwater world make Maldives an obvious choice for a true holiday of a lifetime.

Destination Information

Airline connectivity

  • Sri Lankan Airlines
  • Korean Air

Must-visit places

  • Male
  • Hulhumale
  • Various Atolls

Best time to visit

  • November to April

TRAVEL TIPS

  • While considering how to go to the Maldives with proper packing, make sure you don’t pack pork, alcohol or tobacco products (without health warning) along with any religious books. Coming to one of the most important accessories, do carry a water-resistant or underwater camera with a polarizer to shoot all the action on land and underwater.
  • Although Maldivian Rufiyaa is the national currency used in the Maldives, USD is widely accepted almost everywhere. Apart from the local islands, most of the shops have things labelled in USD.
  • Being a tropical location, it is necessary for the travelers to bring sunscreen with them to protect the skin from being damaged. But make sure to not plan on buying the sunscreen from the Maldives, as it is very expensive on the island.
  • While planning a stay in the Maldives, make sure to pick just one hotel or resort and spend your vacation there rather than doing island hopping. Moving from one place to another in the Maldives is quite hectic and it doesn’t seem like a seamless transfer.

THE BEST THINGS TO BUY

  • Thundu Kunaa (traditional Maldivian mats made from natural fiber)
  • Dhonis (miniature boats)
  • Coconut Products
  • Fish Products

VISA INFORMATION

  • On-Arrival Visa

For more information

Sri Lankan Mission
Embassy of Sri Lanka – Male, Maldivs 8th & 9th Floor, H. Noomuraka, Hadheebee Magu, Male, Maldives
TEL – +960 3322845/6 E-mail – slhc.male@mfa.gov.lk Website – www.slhcmaldives.com

Map

The pint-sized Maldivian capital is the throbbing, mercantile heart of the nation,
a densely crowded and fascinating place, notable mainly for its stark contrast to the laid-back pace of island life elsewhere in the country.