The Maldives Islands are as magical as they are beautiful. Located in the Indian Ocean, the chain of 2,000 islands are made up of an archipelago of coral reef atolls. Its azure waters and crystalline lagoons create a secluded paradise that attracts adventurers, divers and honeymooners. From the resort islands to quaint fishing villages to its infamous glow-in-the-dark beach, the charm of this tropical nation will capture the hearts of all who visit.Time Zone: UTC +5 hours (no DST)Official Language: Maldivian DhivehiOther Language: English spoken in the tourism and travel industryCurrency: Maldivian RufiyaaCurrency Exchange: Available at banks and large hotelsCredit Cards: Accepted in most hotels and resortsEntry Requirements: Valid passport, return ticket home and at least $30 per personLocal Laws: Muslim rules strictly enforced on non-resort islands Best Times to Visit: December to March
With an array of small islands, surrounded by sparkling blue lagoons and sugar white sands, you'll be able to island hop by boat. Accommodations vary by island. Stay in an overwater villa or choose from a myriad of hotels and resorts. Maldives honeymoon packages range from a spa day to glass bottom boat tour to interisland flight. While the Maldives are an Islamic nation, the resort islands offer honeymooners a romantic escape without the local restrictions.
Destination Weddings in the Maldives
Refreshing ocean breezes, soft white sands, swaying palm trees and the exotic charm of the Maldives Islands will help make your destination wedding dream come true! Many hotels and resorts provide wedding packages and offer the services of a wedding coordinator so you can say, "I do" overlooking a turquoise lagoon or timed perfectly to the sun sinking below the water's horizon.
Climate & Weather
The Maldives Islands have a tropical climate and sunshine year-round. Ocean breezes are known to cool the daytime heat and humidity, making the evenings pleasantly refreshing. The dry season is from December to March. Expect warm temperatures but heavy rainfall from May to November.