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MALDIVES

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THE MALDIVES

The Maldives have emerged as an up and coming location for the 'Young Professional' travellers from around the world.

Now let's clear something up right from the get go, the Maldives is for EVERYONE. You don't have to wait for your soulmate or honeymoon to experience this amazing patch of paradise. With more and more people getting married later in life, staying single and focusing on careers, the Maldives was always seen as a dream location way our of reach...But not anymore!

With over 1,200 islands to chose from, we have selected the best island and actives so that you can tick off some amazing experiences from your bucket list. Swim with whale sharks, sting rays and turtles, scuba dive and explore a sunken shipwreck. All this within just one week! Where else in the world can you do that?

If you're looking for an incredible beaches lined with palm trees, crystal blue waters, sandbanks, phenomenal marine life, great food and cocktails, then our Maldive Island hopper tour is just for you. 

Located just outside of the typical tourist trail in Asia, it has been able to maintain a great deal of its charm and ambiance as not only a luxury destination but as a fun up and coming destination full of adventure. 

The way we travel is much more affordable than getting stuck in one resort for a week. It also gives us the flexibility to explore a number of islands, resorts and beaches, along with taking part in some of the coolest activities on the planet.

 

It's very easy to find yourself saying 'this is the life' when the warm summer climate kicks in, and the sun is shining day in and day out!

 

These are just some of the draws that have made the Maldives an increasingly popular hot spot to travel. Island Hopping in the Maldives is on the bucket list of every traveller. Make sure it's on yours!

Want to know more about the Maldives?

Check out our FAQ's page for all those little extra bits you need to know. 

NEED TO KNOW

WHERE

The Maldives are a gorgeous chain of islands just south of the Indian subcontinent in the Indian Ocean, consisting of 1190 islands over 26 atolls

THE CAPITAL

Malé is the main island and the epicentre of the Maldives. It is one of the most populated cities in the world and where the main airport is located.

It's not known as a tourist island, but more for where businesses operate from and where most locals live and work if they're not in tourism.

LANGUAGE

The official and common language is Dhivehi, an Indo-Aryan language closely related to the Sinhala language of Sri Lanka. 

English is very commonly spoken, particularly by those who work in tourism.

CURRENCY

The Maldives uses the Maldivian Rufiyaa (MVR).

The US Dollar is accepted as legal tender throughout the Maldives.

Cash is preferred, but cards are accepted in most hotels and restaurants.

VISAS

Not many passports these days require a visa for their visit to Maldives, however it is recommended that you follow this up with your passport country of issue to see if a visa is required.

The Maldives offer a Visa Free 30 day entry to the country for Citizens of countries such as Australia, New Zealand, UK, USA, Canada along with most other EU countries

VACCINATIONS

No specific vaccinations are required for visiting the Maldives. However it is best advised that you consult your doctor 6 to 8 weeks before you depart.

For more health information for the Maldives visit the CDC Traveler's Health page.

ELECTRICITY

In Croatia, the standard voltage is 230 V & the frequency is 50 Hz.

There are two associated plug types, types C and F.

EMERGENCY

Keep these phone numbers handy in case of emergency:

Police 119
Fire 118

Ambulance 102