Serene and beautiful islands with azure waters and so many things to do! – The archipelago of Maldives is certainly paradise on earth. Here is a guide to visit the Maldives.
Visa and airport formalities
The Maldives governments offer a 30-day free visa to its visitors regardless of their nationality. But however, you are required to show your outbound ticket confirmation before you checking and board on your flight. Also, you have to provide accommodation confirmation on arrival.
Most of the Maldives luxury resorts the likes of Baros Maldives provide inbound transfers to their resorts on arrival. But if you wish to go site seeing by visiting other islands the transportation options you get are Ferris, speed boats and seaplanes.
What to expect
The Maldives is home to some of the most beautiful beaches and almost all the islands are surrounded by vibrant reefs. The waters are ideal for snorkelling and diving there are also a variety of water sports activities such as surfing, kayaking, and jet skiing on offer. You could also visit the inhabited islands such as Male, Hulhumale and others during your time here.
Things to remember
There are a few strict rules and laws imposed in the Maldives since it is a Muslim nation some of them are, one cannot bring items such as alcohol or idols and materials that symbolize other religions into the country. Also when you are visiting the populated islands, dress modestly, cover your shoulders, knees, and your head while entering a mosque.
Roland Lefevre is a travel writer who specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe. Google+