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  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Malé
Seaview 1 Bedroom Beachfront Apartment

This apartment is located Just 10-15 minutes drive from Male International Airport Enjoy your stay with your family at this peaceful place with the awesome view of the ocean and gentle Breeze and the waves sound of the ocean. You will get to see the Sunrise and Moonrise from the room, sitting room and balcony

  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Malé
Acacia penthouse

This 2 Room Penthouse is located in front of beach and common salt water Pool and Cristal clear sea water and super white sand beaches you can feel sunrise and sunset on terrace

  1. Private room
  2. Malé
Cozy Room

Perfect place for quick stop and long term stay. Easy access to Male’, Airport and Hulhumale Phase 1

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  2. Malé
Private Studio apartment
  1. Private room
  2. Malé
Lovely 1 bedroom with ocean view
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  1. Private room
  2. Malé
Luxury Beach Cabin - 30 mins from Airport
  1. Entire villa
  2. Dhiffushi
Veli Vilaa at Dhiffushi
  1. Private room
  2. Malé
MA Atharumaage Penthouse
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  2. Dhidhdhoo
White Tern Maldives
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  1. Entire home
  2. Malé
Seaview Surf Villa - 30 mins boat from Male
  1. Entire apartment
  2. Malé
Lovely 1 bedroom condo near beach
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  1. Private room
  2. Malé
Lovely 1 Private Room from a Sharing Apartment.
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  2. Malé
Tiny but cozy 302 by Captain's
  1. Entire serviced apartment
  2. Malé
Beachfront 2Bedroom service apartment in Hulhumale
  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Malé
Comfy room /w AC+ own bathroom 2mins to airport

Your guide to Maldives

All About Maldives

The Maldives is a series of islands located in the Indian Ocean between the southwest coast of India and Africa. With powder-white beaches lined with palm trees and cerulean waters, the Maldives are an incredibly popular place for sunbathing, swimming, and snorkelling, and the island chain has become synonymous with luxurious holidays. While the highlights for many visitors here are the beautiful beaches and crystal-clear water, the cities and towns of the Maldives are also vibrant, and they provide a unique perspective of island life.

Male is the capital of the Maldives and is a bustling place full of busy markets selling fresh fish and produce. Here you’ll also find the stunning Grand Friday Mosque with whitewashed walls, a towering minaret, and a golden dome. The moving Tsunami Monument, created in remembrance of the natural disaster that flooded two-thirds of the city and took the lives of 82 people across the country, is also located here. The town of Maafushi has a laid-back feel and is a great jumping-off point for snorkelling trips to some of the smaller atolls.


How do I get around Maldives?

The main airport to get to the Maldives is Male’s Velana International Airport (MLE). From the airport, it is possible to take one of the frequent ferries to the city of Male. The journey should take around 15 to 20 minutes. After you have arrived in Male, it is easy to walk to many of the city’s top attractions. It is also possible to take a speedboat or seaplane to the nearby islands. Once you have arrived at your Maldives holiday villa, you can generally walk between most activities and attractions.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Maldives?

The Maldives’ climate is split into two distinct seasons — the dry season, which lasts from November to April, followed by the rainy season, which starts in May and goes through October. The dry season not only offers stunning weather it also brings the best conditions for snorkelling.

During the rainy season, the rain can last anywhere from a few minutes to a few days, which can make planning your vacation a bit tricky. However, this is when all the islands are quietest. If you plan to stay in Male, note that some places may have limited opening hours during the month-long holiday of Ramadan, as the Maldives is a Muslim country.


What are the top things to do in Maldives?

Sandbanks

Explore the Maldives by taking a boat trip to one of the many sandbanks —  or explore them on foot during low tide. These pseudo-islands are made up of silky white sand and a few palm trees surrounded by crystal clear, bathwater warm water dotted with coral reefs. When strong waves hit, the sandbanks can disappear temporarily, but they reappear and reform when changes in weather pushes the sand around once more. When the waters are calm, there is plenty of room on the sandbanks for lounging around.

Male

With a mixture of high-rise buildings and low-slung shops running along narrow alleyways, Male is a crowded city on a tiny island surrounded by the sparkling Indian Ocean. It is the capital of the Maldives, so you will find many of the country’s government buildings here, as well as ornate mosques, interesting museums, and popular parks and playgrounds.

Snorkeling

Thanks to the crystal-clear waters and an amazing variety of tropical fish and coral, the Maldives is an incredible place for snorkelling. You can simply grab a snorkel and head into the water from many of the private islands, or you can arrange a snorkelling trip from Maafushi Town. Some of the best snorkelling spots on the island include HP Reef, Banana Reef, and Manta Point.