Frequently Asked Questions
The Maldives is a republican Asian country situated in the north-central Indian Ocean. It is an archipelagic nation formed by 1000+ individual small islands in a "chain" structure.
The best time to visit the Maldives is from November through March, when the Maldives experiences a sunny atmosphere throughout with less rain. May through October can be a bit wet.
For tourists of all nationalities with a valid hotel invoice, the Maldives gives a thirty-day on-arrival VISA for free.
At Maldives beach island resorts, you can enjoy water sports, diving, snorkeling, local island excursions, mid-ocean cruises, desert island getaways, spa wellness, beach activities, games, cooking classes, international dining experience, and overwater accommodation.
The most popular form of Maldives hospitality, a Maldives beach island resort is a well-structured resort set up on its own private island with beach and overwater villas, restaurants, a spa, a water sports center, and other resort amenities.
In the Maldives, you can stay at private island resorts, local island guest houses, local island homestays, city hotels, and on liveaboard vessels.
A typical Maldives beach resort gives accommodation on the beach, over the water, and amidst the island. High-end resorts will have tree-top villas and separate island villas.
Maldives beach resorts provide half-board, full-board, all-inclusive, and premium plans for all kinds of visits.
Both all-inclusive and full-board deals give you breakfast, lunch, and dinner. But an all-inclusive deal will allow you premium drinks and dishes at restaurants and special recreational activities on the island.
As of 2022, there are 160+ private island resorts in the Maldives in addition to those in the works.
Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi, Velaa Private Island, Soneva Fushi, Hideaway Beach Island Resort, Amilla Fushi, Ayada Maldives, and Conrad Maldives Rangali Island are some of the top-luxury resorts in the Maldives.
Adaaran Club Rannalhi, Cinnamon Dhonveli, Fiyavalhu Maldives, Fun Island Resort Maldives, Holiday Island Resort and Spa, and Hotel RIU Atoll, Meeru Island are some of the affordable Maldives beach resorts.
Pullman Maldives Maamutaa and Conrad Maldives are two Maldives beach resorts with underwater accommodation.
Conrad Maldives, Niyama Private Island Resort, Hurawalhi Maldives, Ozen by Atmosphere, Anantara Kihavah, and You and Me Maldives are some of the Maldives beach resorts with underwater restaurants.
At Maldives beach resorts, you can check in at 2:00 p.m. and you need to check out at 12:00 p.m.
Yes, you can book a Maldives beach resort for one night. There is no limit to the maximum number of nights you could stay.
You can simply let us know of your honeymoon requirements in the messages. The customized honeymoon packages are ready for grabs.
Kurumba Maldives is the first Maldives beach resort to welcome guests. It was opened in 1972 and still accommodates tourists.
Maldives liveaboard vessels are special cruise boats designed for people to live aboard it. People engaging in recreational diving and snorkeling expeditions would choose thois option.
Yes, there is a lot for a solo traveler to do in the Maldives, like water sports, diving, snorkeling, sandbar getaways, and fishing. Since the Maldives packages are already made for couples, a customized package is needed for solo visitors.
The Maldives and beach island resorts are 100% safe and friendly for families. Additionally, various beach and ocean recreational activities are specially designed for families with kids.
The Maldives beach island resorts can give you customized tour packages for honeymoon celebrations, couple getaways, wedding vows renewals, beach weddings, birthday celebrations, family holidays, group getaways, business tours, professional conferences, VIP vacations, etc.
For local transportation, you can make use of the ferry service. For long-distance transfer, you can catch a seaplane or domestic flight. As a tourist, your island transfer will be the responsibility of resort authorities; don't worry.
There are ATMs everywhere in the Maldives. Conveniently, you can use your credit cards everywhere - at resorts, city islands, and shops.
Comparatively, the Maldives has lower crime rates. But, tourists can expect pickpocketing and bag snatching while around local people. At your destination resorts, everything is 100% safe and secure.
Not tipping is not rude at beach resorts in the Maldives. First of all, your package would be inclusive of the cost of your meal, so there is no question of paying the bill. Even if your pay for things upfront, the service charge will be on the bill. So you don't have to. But, if you do, it is always well appreciated.
Once you arrive in Male, the capital, you can purchase SIM cards. Dhiraagu is one of the best-purchased cellular companies in the Maldives. Your tour operators themselves will set you up with one.
Yes, almost all beach island resorts in the Maldives have uninterrupted Wifi and wired internet facility.